by Janet Blue on September 15, 2018

Caturday Art & 1,700th Post


Mau's Toon Caturday Art


It’s always best to let sleeping cats lie, and it’s a good time to get some cute photos, especially if your cat is hiding his eyes, as Mau is here.

To create today’s art, I used the Toon effect from Painnt, the Love Bokeh filter (at 73 percent) and purple scroll frame from piZap. The final border is from Picasa.

This is the photo Mau is entering in Athena Cat Goddess Wise Kitty’s Caturday Art blog hop. To join in the fun, create some art using one of the numerous photo-editing apps you can find for free on the internet.

Dad Tom had a hard time identifying this photo. Did you? Here’s the original.

Caturday Art original


Sunday Selfies Reminder

One of Kitties Blue will be here tomorrow to host our Sunday Selfies blog hop. However, our post will be dedicated to and in honor of our friend, Bionic Basil. If you don’t know, Basil received his wings and flew off to the Rainbow Bridge on September 9. Basil and his furblings are faithful participants in the Selfies blog hop, and Basil is beloved by so many in the blogosphere, he deserves our remembrance.

We also will say, “good-bye,” to Milita (Fur Everywhere) and Miles Meezer (Meezer Tails).

We look forward to seeing you tomorrow on the hop.


For our friends who enjoy puzzles, here is the link to today’s art as a 300-piece puzzle. You can decrease the number of pieces on the Jigsaw site by selecting “Play As” (on the upper right) after loading the puzzle.

preview300 pieceLoveBokehorganicMau



Melissa & Mudpie September 16, 2018 at 7:31 pm

Such a sad week this has been 🙁

Melissa & Mudpie September 16, 2018 at 7:34 pm

Sorry…this comment was meant for Sunday’s post!

Athena September 16, 2018 at 1:14 pm

Beautiful colours!

Purrs xx
Athena and Marie

Cathy Keisha September 15, 2018 at 11:00 pm

Actually I did too. I saw the paws but that was about it. Thanks for including the original.

meowmeowmans September 15, 2018 at 10:27 pm

Whoa, Mau! That is some colorful, fanciful artwork of you! We’re with Dad Tom, we had a hard time identifying the photo. 🙂

Nylablue & Siddhartha Henry's LadyMum September 15, 2018 at 8:21 pm

Meow Mau Man yore furry groovey!.! Great foto…Miss Janet yur talented.
Oh Miss Janet can you link me ups when you go live? Me did me 1st selfie. Lady Meowy sent you an email.
**purrsss** BellaDharma

Brian Frum September 15, 2018 at 5:49 pm

WOW, you sure are fancy Mau!

Jackie Avery September 15, 2018 at 3:56 pm

Lovely artwork, but I couldn’t work out which way round he was until I saw the original.
It has been another very sad time with so many dear friends going to the Bridge, and now Sister Precious too.

Linda Arthur Tejera September 15, 2018 at 2:14 pm

Silly me. I had Mau turned around the other way! Such a cute picture. Love the colors! I’ll be checking out your jigsaw puzzle. Looks like a load of fun! 😀
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Comedy Plus September 15, 2018 at 1:46 pm

Mau is adorable. I love it when they cover their eyes too. So precious.

Too many babies going to the bridge. Make us all sad.

Have a purrfect Caturday Art. ♥
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The Florida Furkids September 15, 2018 at 12:05 pm

My handsome husband is my favorite artwork even without the added touches!!

Love and smoochies a bazillion times over
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The Island Cats September 15, 2018 at 11:58 am

That’s some cool art. We could hardly make out Mau sleeping there with all the different colors. 🙂
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World Of Animals, Inc. September 15, 2018 at 10:40 am

Thanks for sharing the wonderful art today. We always love when a kitty covers their eyes when they are sleeping. We are going to try the Toon effect with one of our photos later on. Really love all the different colors in it. Enjoy the rest of your weekend.

Charles Huss September 15, 2018 at 6:38 am

That is a very cool effect.
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Teddy September 15, 2018 at 5:28 am

OH WOW! That is absolutely beautiful artwork…..the colors and patterns and of course the subject matter of Mau the Magnificent. We love it……..and we will be here tomorrow for Selfie Hopping Day. Have a great CATURDAY!

Love, Teddy
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Summer September 15, 2018 at 3:07 am

I love how abstract your art is today!
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