Sunday, April 21, 2013

Cat card

I sent this cat card to my friend Shirley and Wayne a few weeks ago when their sweet cat, Thomas, they had  for 20 years died. He was of course my favorite of their pets, so had taken pictures of  him on my last visit, knowing his time was coming and colored the image to look like him. The pattern for the crocheted heart can be found on Split Coast stampers.

We had a mysterious visitor in our garage and attic section behind the garage for a week.  Finally spotted and coaxed down the friendliest cat.  Buttons (Olivia) was chipped so her owners picked her up after 3 days.  We believe  they abandoned her at our house as we left the garage open the night before and she was petrified of the outdoors. We're glad she went home but also sad as we were ready to adopt her if she didn't, I've never had a pet so she would have been my first (other than fish and turtles but you can't play with them.)

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9 comments:

Anonymous said...

Cute card. Shirley Mentioned it in one of her posts. Bet Mike or Chris would like that card too. Mom

Nat said...

This is such a sweet card, I'm sure your friends appreciated it. Thanks for joining in our first challenge at A Little Bit Crafty.
Natx

Patti J said...

Thomas was my favorite too :( I miss him when I'm over there. Your card meant so much to them, Donna. Thanks for sharing with us...

Lady Anne said...

Such a beautiful card in its simplicity, yet is says so much. Thank You for sharing with us at Lady Anne's Challenges. I hope we see you again soon.
Love ~ Lady Anne xx

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Penny said...

This is so sweet of you to do for your friends! Love the CAS design of this, the darling kitty, and the pretty heart! Thank you for sharing this with us at TTCRD. Hope to see you again soon! :^:)
Hugs, Penny

Glittered Paws said...

Loved my card - in fact it is still sitting on my shelf and it looks just like Thomas in his younger years, he was a much loved kitty that will hold a special place in our hearts. Thank you so much.

Diane said...

Very cute card Donna. I know Shirley loved it. You did a great job coloring, and I love the heart!

Gloria Shirr (purpleglo) said...

Very sweet card Donna. I am sure your friends loved it. Love the coloring of your kitty.

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Asmah Zainal Abidin said...

Oh Donna, what a bittersweet story, how nice of you to make a beautiful card for a wonderful friend. I love the crochet heart. Thank you for playing along with us at Lady Anne's Stamp Challenge and we hope to see you again soon. Good Luck :)
Hugs,
Asmah
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