In the 13 years we have shared our lives, I have been through some ups and downs. Jobs and career changes, losing another beloved cat and dog, starting new jobs, adopting new furry friends. Through it all, I have had my buddy by my side. I am grateful.
He wasn't always the easiest cat to live with. Tiger has always needed to be the dominant animal in the house. Even over the humans. Tiger lives with two other cats, and a dog, and Tiger rules. And they know it. I have also had aggression problems with him. So much so, I'm not sure if another person would have kept him. He used to attack me when he was young. But for me, once I adopt, it's for life. So I did all I could to work with him and his aggression. It was tough. We have made it to the other side.
|Tiger, my buddy.|
Tiger is the first pet I have ever adopted. So he will always have a special place in my heart. I have learned soooo much from him. About unconditional love, for him, and from him. About patience. About animals in general. And of course, he has been an inspiration in my artwork.
|"Magic Carpet," print inspired by a photo of Tiger.|
|"Wise One," print inspired by a photo of Tiger.|