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Following the sun
08-MAY-2010

Following the sun

Toffee has different spots of the house where he can be found at different
times of the day. They change too during the year, depending on how much
sunshine we're getting.
In the winter, he can be found sleeping on our son's bed at night, glad of
the extra warmth, although in the summer, he moves round the house to
his favourite sleeping spots. The cushion on the wooden box in front of the
kitchen window is a firm favourite - it benefits from the heat of the sun
in summer and the warmth of a radiator in winter. The fish tank is another
prime location thanks to the heat from light below the lid. On sunny days
he follows beams of sunlight, sometimes sitting on this rug in the passageway
upstairs or on a chair which catches the late afternoon sun. And if he gets
too hot, he simply gets up and moves to the shade.

Nikon D90
1/640s f/5.0 at 52.0mm iso400 full exif

other sizes: small medium original
Rosemarie Kusserow28-May-2010 14:45
Indeed a wonderful portrait of Toffee, wonderful colors and light and fine details,
Rosemarie :o) V
slhoornstra09-May-2010 21:36
A lovely capture of your dear Toffee, great detail and mood. V
Johnny JAG09-May-2010 20:04
He'll never get a a tan like that!
Peter Sussex09-May-2010 19:27
What a clever and joyful cat! Nice portrait.
John Reynolds09-May-2010 17:50
Lovely portrait and story.
John
Ann...09-May-2010 16:19
Lovely catch! He looks very content.
Carol Breton09-May-2010 15:06
Beautiful portrait of Toffee. ~
Walter O. Koenig09-May-2010 14:20
A wonderful portrait of Toffee with very sharp details and beautiful lighting. Cats certainly know where to find warmth moving around the house like they do. "V"
Máire Uí Mhaicín09-May-2010 12:49
Toffee is a discerning cat: he knows his own comfort zones really well.
Neal Nye09-May-2010 11:16
Nothing worse that cold ears!
Phillip Normanton09-May-2010 10:33
A cat's sleep is never done :o)
Patricia Kay09-May-2010 09:39
A very sensible cat....If the sun ever shines here again ...i will definately follow it! Great shot of Toffee Mairead...BV
Santi Bravo Figueras09-May-2010 09:24
What a wonderful light.
laine09-May-2010 08:31
Toffee is one smart cat...move only when necessary!!
heather09-May-2010 06:40
Toffee looks so content. Lovely image Mairead. V
larose forest photos09-May-2010 02:29
Here's the beautiful Toffee again. I think he knows how photogenic he is! I think all cats know how to derive maximum comfort from their living quarters!! He certainly looks content!
Beautiful portrait. V
Betty Vlasiu09-May-2010 01:24
So sweet! Lovely background and excellent details! v
LynnH09-May-2010 01:11
What a life! Cats know how to find comfort and take advantage of it! Love this photo! He is such a sweetie! V
pkocinski08-May-2010 22:54
What a tough like poor Toffee has - having to move to follow the Sun - LOL :-)
Ulla Inkeri Huhta08-May-2010 22:36
Zen-cat Toffee. I envy a family-cats life; eat, sleep, cuddle, hunt something ... Repeat as often as you wish.
Alan K08-May-2010 22:30
Ah, Toffee makes a reappearance! Nice catch of the glow on the fur on his head and some of his whiskers.
Blandine Mangin08-May-2010 21:39
very beautiful portrait ! v
Stephanie08-May-2010 21:20
Wonderful portrait of your beloved Toffee! V
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