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    This cat "Harley" loves to sit with me when I'm playing. I'd like to say that she likes my playing but, truth be known, she's stone deaf.
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    But she can probably feel the vibration and thinks you're purring. So, since she's a cat, she would never admit it, but she's really doing it because she thinks you like it (which you probably do).

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    Fortunatly there is room for both on your lap.

    Nice looking mandolin. What is it?

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    Cool pic. Our cat also digs my playing, but is too freaky to sit on laps, she was feral as a kitten. She comes around and purrs when I pick.

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    My cats cuddle in my lap for one of two things. Heat and to remind me of their need for food. She compliments your mando very well. Practically the same colors. Are her nails as easy to maintain as strings with your tailpiece?

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    Quote Originally Posted by (250sc @ Jan. 09 2006, 07:40)
    Fortunatly there is room for both on your lap.

    Nice looking mandolin. What is it?
    I was wondering about the mandolin too. Binding looks like a BRW.
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    The mandolin is one of Hans Brentrup's masterpieces, a 23F with Tortoise and Red Spruce. A sure antidote for MAS and cats like em too!
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    Tortoise binding with a tortoise shell calico. Nice pair!
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    Cat Vs. Me.......The cat won. His name is "Bigdog"
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    This one's usually in motion. Tonight she decided to nap on my lap while I played.
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    My cat Barkley, a black smoke Maine Coon, sometimes looks evil.
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    Man.....how did that come out so BIG?!

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    My cat,Bob,often takes my lap when I am playing..and insists that I stop. I guess she has a good ear for music.
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    Aurthur, I don't see a cat... All I see is my mother?



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    here's Del after a pickin session last night. #wonder what this means...
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    Evets: nice F5-G. You must be very trusting...
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    How did you do that Arthur? Is it some kind of exotic transfer process or a serendipitous Rorschach?
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    I'm an artist.......it is one of my works on paper. I think it looks like Catlantis the lost continent, surrounded by water.
    I started with a photo of my Maine Coon & manipulated it using Studio Artist and Photoshop.

    And Jamie....since you brought it up...I hope you Mama doesn't have cat ears like that.......kinda devilish.

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    Arthur, I was just shooting the old Freudian thing. #Cool image. #Looks like an emboss filter. #Nice symetry, but judging by your stained glass, that's something that appeals to you.

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    I was afraid that was after he hit the windshield.

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    Freaudian slip: that's when you say one thing but mean a-mother.

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    I bet there's a thread on the Feline forum called "Show your human and his little guitar!"
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    Quote Originally Posted by (Burner @ Jan. 11 2006, 12:40)
    I bet there's a thread on the Feline forum called "Show your human and his little guitar!"
    You mean this one? #Too bad they are always fighting like Cats and Dawgs on that thread...



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    Here is my 18 Year old siamese cat, Farroe, jamming out on his very rare 1923 Gibson A-Jr-Jr-Jr mouse-head mandolin.



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    Look! Built in picks!

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