by Janet Blue on February 7, 2014


Steamer was the second kitty we adopted. She was one of the offspring of a pregnant stray taken in by a friend. We originally selected a different kitten from the litter, but when we went back for a second visit, Steamer chose me. Her nickname was “Little Bit.” Steamer passed in 2006 at the age of 17. She came to me one morning after her breakfast and looked at me in a way that said, “good-bye.” She passed quietly shortly after.

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This photo was created using Fotor.

See you tomorrow for and Easy Sunday with Mauricio.

MyThreeMoggies February 10, 2014 at 11:55 am

oh thank you for sharing her today xx she still lives on in your heart

Oui Oui February 9, 2014 at 9:05 pm

We loved reading about Steamer. It’s really special when you are picked by a cat, and we loved your kitty art!

Nerissa's Life February 9, 2014 at 5:47 pm

That’s a whole lot of squares! Did you count ’em?


Sherri-Ellen T-D February 9, 2014 at 2:57 pm

Precious Steamer aka Little Bit…she was a beauty!! Thank goodness for photos & memories of our beloved 4 leggeds!!!
Thank you for sharing Steamer with us.
Love Sherri-Ellen & Nyablue <3 <3

Austin Towers February 9, 2014 at 12:30 pm

That was a lovely tribute and a sweet memory!

Tell your mommy that photoshop elements should have a trial period for using the program before having to pay anything. She should check it out. I am sure she could learn how to do layers and stuff! I must admit that The Staff is particularly dim and she has learnt quite a bit, but as you saw, it was not without some hair pulling (mine) and muttered oaths!! Oh, and she did have a lot of help from Glogirly to get going 🙂 xxx

Noodle February 9, 2014 at 11:54 am

What a wonderful photo!
Ah, the wisdom of pets…


Clooney February 9, 2014 at 2:47 am

What a cool photo and loved hearing about your Angel Steamer.

meowmeowmans February 8, 2014 at 11:11 pm

Thank you for sharing about your angel kitty Steamer. We love how she chose you, and what a nice long life she lived.

Cathy Keisha February 8, 2014 at 8:33 pm

That sure is an Intricate way to remember Steamer.

Swami Zoe February 8, 2014 at 8:32 pm

Sweet Steamer. Blessings to her! Me-Ommmm

Brian Frum February 8, 2014 at 7:19 pm

Yes, that was a very nice tribute to dear Steamer.

Bailey Boat Cat February 8, 2014 at 6:14 pm

Beautiful photo

The Island Cats February 8, 2014 at 5:25 pm

What a cool effect on that picture of Steamer. Thanks for sharing her story with us.

Angel Abby February 8, 2014 at 3:53 pm

This is a lovely way to remember dear Steamer. What a cute name. Thank you for sharing her story with us today.

The Florida Furkids February 8, 2014 at 3:05 pm

Cool artwork and pawsome tribute to One Who Came Before.

The Florida Furkids

ps – Allie sends Mau Smoochies!

Layla Morgan Wilde (Cat Wisdom 101) February 8, 2014 at 1:33 pm

A cool effect and memento of dear Steamer. I’d love to join the hop but Caturday is so busy.

Whisppy February 8, 2014 at 1:23 pm

That’s such an interesting artpiece of Steamer (love her name!). Thank you for sharing your Pretty Girl. 🙂

McGuffy Ann Morris February 8, 2014 at 12:20 pm

This is a creative tribute! Hugs.

Connie February 8, 2014 at 12:07 pm

clever art 🙂

Grace February 8, 2014 at 11:43 am

The do chose us…You got to love her for a long time.

Athena February 8, 2014 at 11:37 am

Great photo and thanks for sharing your story.

Deb Barnes - Zee and Zoey February 8, 2014 at 10:50 am

Oh… even with a mere paragraph of words, I felt I knew Steamer… what a touching story and thank you for sharing.

Georgia and Julie February 8, 2014 at 10:09 am

Nice to hear about Steamer.
She had a good life with you 🙂
Purrs Georgia and Julie,
and Angels Tiger and Tillie

Flynn February 8, 2014 at 7:32 am

It was nice to hear about Steamer. Kitties are so much more aware of what is happening than humans are.

Molly The Wally February 8, 2014 at 5:51 am

Funny how they know and how touching was that last goodbye. Have a super Saturday.
Best wishes Molly

Pawesome Cats February 8, 2014 at 5:04 am

A beautiful piece of Caturday Art and a nice way to share Steamer with us!

speedyrabbit February 8, 2014 at 2:44 am

Thank you for sharing little Steamer with us,xx SPeedy

Sparkle February 8, 2014 at 2:22 am

I love that this gave you the opportunity to tell us a little about Steamer!

Ann Staub February 8, 2014 at 2:18 am

Everyone has such cool Caturday art photos!

kiwiskan February 8, 2014 at 1:56 am

They always seem to know…

Spitty the Kitty February 8, 2014 at 1:38 am

What a sweet kitty Steamer was! And I like her boxed-up look, too 😉

Glogirly and Katie February 8, 2014 at 12:46 am

Steamer was a sweetie.
What a fun Caturday Art piece too!

Penelope February 7, 2014 at 11:45 pm

Thanks yous for sharing Steamer with us! And mes loves what yous did with her!

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