01 October 2012
WordPress’ Weekly Photo Challenge gives me the opportunity to introduce my sixteen-year old female cat, Maggie. She has all the qualities of a devoted feline–a feline that clings to me when she has needs (like warmth in the winter months) and independence and self-reliance (she’s a diehard of fan of Ralph Waldo Emerson) the rest of the time.
But I’m beginning to worry about her. After all she is aging. She has beat the odds of most cats, and may surpass high-end statistical predictions of twenty years. At least I hope that she does.
She’s mine; my companion and soul pet. Well, if you do not count my Disney world of backyard birds and other wildlife.
I took the photograph in the Lens section in June. I had just gotten my iPhone 4s, and wanted to see its capabilities as part of my photographic toolbox. I fell instantly in love with its quirky ways and its possibilities. This semi-portrait of my cat will always have two memories: her personality showing through the edges of the photograph and my new camera.
Thanks again WordPress for the challenge.
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