by Janet Blue on August 7, 2021

Caturday Art

The current Olympics in Tokyo inspired today’s art. Japan always makes me think of the maneki-neko (beckoning cat). I have a small collection from Dad Tom’s many trips to Japan, which I shared in a post (The Beckoning Cat Maneki-Neko) in 2013. The photo from that post is the basis for my art.




I selected the Starry Night effect from Painnt and a frame from Favpng to create this. I like how it looks like a collage made from the fuzzy pom poms used for craft projects.

This is my submission for the Caturday Art blog hop hosted by Athena Cat Goddess Wise Kitty. You can join in the fun by clicking on her badge.


If you do not know the history of the maneki-neko, click on the link in the first paragraph to read my original post.

Sunday Selfies Reminder

Summer is speeding past at breakneck speed. Kids are already going back to school, and a new week begins again tomorrow. That means it’s time again for our Sunday Selfies blog hop. All the Kitties Blue are looking forward to seeing your adorable faces, and I know your other friends are as well. So, please don’t forget to join us. You have through Thursday to hop!

See y’all tomorrow.



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Katie Isabella August 8, 2021 at 7:24 am

Good Meowning. Keep getting 404 errors when I try to get to today’s…but sending smooches to the fur family


Little Binky and Granny August 8, 2021 at 5:17 am

That’s a sweet picture, kitties. We hope everything is fine with you all. We don’t see your Selfie postie, so purraying all’s well🙏Pawkisses from me to you sweet kitties Blue🐾😽💞
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Athena and Marie August 8, 2021 at 3:16 am

That’s so cool!
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Timmy Tomcat August 8, 2021 at 12:14 am

We really like today’s art and want one of our own
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Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs August 8, 2021 at 12:01 am

That is so cool!! You almost want to touch it to feel the soft pom poms!!
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Summer August 7, 2021 at 11:07 pm

Cool art!
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meowmeowmans August 7, 2021 at 10:30 pm

Excellent art! We love that maneki neko theme! 🙂
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Cathy Keisha August 7, 2021 at 10:01 pm

Whoa! All the pretty colors. Good thing there’s no puzzle or we’d be here all night.


Ellen J Pilch August 7, 2021 at 6:58 pm

That came out great, so pretty. XO
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The Island Cats August 7, 2021 at 5:07 pm

The Japanese really love their cats.
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Memories of Eric and Flynn August 7, 2021 at 2:11 pm

That is lovely art.
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Brian Frum August 7, 2021 at 11:45 am

We love your art, very creative!
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The Florida Furkids August 7, 2021 at 8:40 am

That’s super cool artwork!!!

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Pam August 7, 2021 at 5:27 am

Love that art – very much looks like little pom-pom cats…..maneki-neko is a long time fave of mine.

Hugs, Pam
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Marjorie Dawson August 7, 2021 at 5:26 am

What a fun picture! We are currently watching the Olympics (they are a couple of hours behind us time-wise) and I love the maneki-neko kitty!!!!


Leah August 7, 2021 at 12:05 am

That is charming art! Happy Caturday to all!
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