Nature: Hrimnir resting under the cool shade, courtesy of the Lemon Balm. Which is positively thriving in that pot. It must be the scent, the stuff is distantly related to Cat Mint. Which, sadly, is NOT thriving in the Garden of Chaos.
Cats: The Frankensiblings playing “Castle”, with Frankette as haughty Castelaine.
Frankette: “No ! You can’t come in !” *HISS*
Horses: After having taken so many lovely pictures of horses a couple of weeks ago during the Horse Fair of Vilvoorde, I decided to use one of them for my current art project. I’m taking classes in acrylic painting and the current project is to create an abstract painting from a picture. I don’t like abstract, and this is as far as I go.
Fortunately the teacher has admitted that there are always people who don’t take well to abstract, but she appreciates the effort.
The colours are my city’s. Due to the annual Horse Fair one of our city’s symbols is the draft horse.
Still have to work on this painting though, it’s still first layer. I plan to put on the second layer this afternoon, time willing.
Just to remind you, we have 9 main players in this game (besides some extras):
("wherewolf" crazy/sleepy cat) - black with a little bit of white, très couch-potato
Bean Sidhe WOAH-He’s-Big-!
(a.k.a. Banshee "wailing ghost" = mythical Irish ghost/typical outcry of any visitor) - white and orange tabby part Maine Coon, trying to grow larger than the kitchen counter is high
Hrimnir de WC-plonzer, Protteke
("Shrouded with Frost" = mythical Norse giant/the toilet-plunger/little fart) - white, grey and cream tabby part Norwegian Forestcat, slowly turning into a very solid bloke indeed
("Norse Goddess of love, beauty and fertility/Stomach on Legs") - female grey tabby gastropod, mommy of Isegrim, tries to convince us that she is eternally starving and needs to be fed NOW
("Grey Helmet/very busy critter") - iron grey with faint tabby markings, son of Freya, "dondersteen" could also be interpreted as "stone that falls very very hard" because as I'm typing this he's 5 years old and weighing 5.5 kilos...
("Stong Man" in Japanese/"Rotten One" or "Bad One") possibly half-brother of Gorgor, ginger shorthair tabby with white socks and breast, the most wild of the two youngsters and prone to attack when angry; known to ambush those bigger and fiercer than himself
A feral young tomcat who dwells in the House of Chaos solely for eats and sleeps. Faster than his shadow hence his name.
Chuck sNorris van Droomwereld
Chuck van Droomwereld ("of Dreamworld") is his pedigree name, the rest refers to a well-known martial arts actor and "snor" actually means moustache. This is a very silent Maine Coon with majestical whiskers who's never heard but quite well seen - fleeing at least. He should aspire more to be like his namesake !!
Chateau Beau van Spinnepoes aka Beauregard
"Castle Beauty of Purpuss" is his pedigree name but I like his new name better (regard means both looking and esteem). He's gorgeous and he knows it. He also has the cutest high-pitched mew which sounds strange coming from such a big beast. And he's still growing.
Grumpy Man, The Mistress, Bouncing Psycho, The Strong Woman of Flanders, The Lord of Toys, The Cleaning Scourge, The Man in White, and the occasional hapless visitor.