You know, I may have a teensy inclination towards being a Cat Lady … but my good friends do tend to add ‘fuel to the fire.’ Here’s a wonderful example:
That lovely needlepoint was done by a dear friend of many years, Liz Spangler Raker. Besides her exquisite skills in painting with a needle, she also writes contemplative poetry (look on Amazon https://www.amazon.com/Affirmative-Prayers-Written-Elizabeth-Spangler-ebook/dp/B019DEYDRO/ref=sr_1_3?s=books&ie=UTF8&qid=1516287169&sr=1-3&keywords=Elizabeth+Spangler ) and has a series of ‘giving back’ projects within her community at all times. Cat people are multi-faceted!
The only thing that worries me is, I have (or had) a cat to match most of my collection: two ginger cats, multiples of Abishag and Ira, gray and white snowshoes, tabby figures that look like Kezia, calicoes honoring Callie May … which of them are the copies?