Indy on the roof

15 05 2009

My morning (and frequent) visitor—Indy, a sweet neighborhood cat. To the left of my most-often-used Mac is a window that overlooks a side yard with a tool shed and attached firewood shelter. Indy comes up the stairs of the front stoop, jumps to the wrought iron railing, then makes his way over the shingled wood shelter roof, where he stares at me until I come out. He has an unusually deep and flat meow—a cat’s equivalent of something curmudgeon-ish—a complaintive “muh-wowwwl, muh-wowwwl.” This morning he was just lounging on the roof, staring down at me. I ran out to get this shot—one of only three shots I could manage—and then he was off to chase a squirrel out of my garden. (I confess that I got this shot while talking on the phone with a friend. Self-kudos to me for the shot actually being in focus! While on the phone, I saw Indy…ran upstairs to get my camera…back downstairs to grab a CF card…then outdoors to the backyard…climbed onto the edge of the raised tomato bed to get the best angle…cradled the phone on my shoulders and shot just four snaps before he ran off. How’s that for multi-tasking? And yes, I heard and understood every word my friend said.). Check out my first posting (plus a really cute photo) of Indy here.

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15 05 2009
spamwarrior

He’s a beautiful cat!

15 05 2009
Jeff Evans

Use fill flash? I’m guessing where the bright catchlights come from. Really makes his face pop nicely. He does kind of have that sort of flat rough-edged meow that is always the same.

16 05 2009
cindydyer

Nope, no fill flash on this one. It was just naturally nice lighting on the roof!

16 05 2009
Deb

Well I guess we know who is in charge. He got you to come out. Cool cat.

16 05 2009
edvatza

Love those eyes. And that image is too well composed to just happen while multi-tasking!

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