Saturday, August 22, 2009

Give Me Water and lots of it!

Things get ugly really quick if Simba doesn't get his fresh water right away. :-)
Actually Simba is the friendliest cat around, and he loves people. We adopted him about 10 yrs ago and he only has the use of three of his legs because he was hit by a car when he was a kitten. Now he is 13 yrs old and he gets around fine and shows no sign of pain despite his crippled back leg. He loves to hear running water and drinks plenty of it. He also likes to talk and he sleeps by my head at night.

The vet says he is in great shape for his age.

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62 comments:

magiceye said...

Hey Simba! Welcome on board
Pet Pride am sure you will have lot of fun meeting all the others out here!

Cheers!

Bozo

Pet Pride

Cheryl /Ashton said...

Well I certainly would rush the water order, with that expression on Simba's face!

Ai Shiang said...

Awesome shoot! Hello Kitty! I love cat. The whiskers are so distinctive.

Sunny said...

I think Simba is saying...put the camera down and get me drink, now!
Great picture, love the whiskers!
Sunny :)

subtorp77 said...

James great shot of Simba here! I'll be back! ANd thanks for the visit :)

Thom said...

What a great photo and story about Simba. Simba doesn't look pleased about having a photo taken but maybe there again he just wants a sip of water or wants to see how fantastic his picture looks on your blog. Excellent my friend :)

Greyscale Territory said...

Simba looks like quite a strong personality! Wow! What a great photo!

ladyfi said...

That's a great shot! Simba looks as if he is smiling...

ladyfi said...

That's a great shot! Simba looks as if he is smiling...

Vogon Poet said...

Great roaring portrait, nice to read of Simba the thirsty talking cat...

jabblog said...

Hi Simba - you are a very handsome little lion and I can see you chat a lot.

Lois said...

Simba sounds like a sweetheart! Cats rule!

i beati said...

Simba what a doll !!sandy

Asta said...

Hi James,

Simba is cute. A real tiger!-:)

Best regards
Asta

Anya said...

Hi Simba
Nice to meet you :)
I am 11 years young
and my Vet sad I am a old Cat :(
We are not old,
we are growing up :)))))
I love your shot !!
hugs
Kareltje =^.^=

Dan said...

That looked like a scary cat, but it was surely just one of these moments;-).. and you where there to catch it, very well done!

Bengbeng said...

he looks cute but fierce enough to frighten off any neighbourhood dog :)

storyteller said...

Ms Kitty and I are delighted to meet Simba! Methinks he's about the same age as she is and she's 'on stage' at Small Reflections this week ;--)
Hugs and blessings,

Cezar and Léia said...

Wow, Simba looks quite menacing in this pic! :)
Purrs and love
Luna

Lily Hydrangea said...

awww! what a cutie!

Aileni said...

A great cat portrait - reminiscent of our own Rinli... he talks too much though.

The Island Cats said...

Hi Simba! You look like you're saying...Water! Now!!! Haha!

Glad you are doing so well!

Susan said...

Your photo made me smile. Simba is definitely taking a stand. Great detail.
I love cats and have 3 of my own and know that Simba is a sweetheart - just a wee-bitty thirsty. Hehehehe
Well done!

Sylvia K said...

Thirsty, huh, Simba? I know what that feels like! You're a great looking cat and wise, too, I bet! Glad you've come to play with us here!

Sam Schnauzer

Carver said...

Great shot. You captured Simba so well in a ferocious look.

Diane AZ said...

Beautiful monochrome image. Our old cat also loves to drink water, but oddly not from his clean bowl, but from the algae-covered garden fountain.

RuneE said...

You have taken a portrait to be proud of. There is life (or lives?) in those eyes!

Anne said...

You can se it`s a little Tiger inside of this :-) o yes!!!

Deborah Godin said...

You can get whatever you want with that cute/insistent little face!

Gallery Juana - ギャラリー ワナ said...

James, thanks for visiting my blog.

Fantastic capture of your cat's mood!
Simba is a treasure. Animals are amazing at adapting to having only three legs. Glad Simba found a home with you guys. Love his name too.

Vita Stunder said...

Truly amazing shot of this tiger James!!

Fantastic capture!

Malyss said...

This picture shows how thin is the frontier between the cute kitty and the wild beast. And How proud we can be when they offer us their love...

Yoork said...

LOL. You need to add a caption to this and send it here:
http://icanhascheezburger.com/

Dagrun said...

(I have to admit that I'm somewhat scared of cats. Maybe because we never have had a cat... I know it's stupid, but I can't help it.)


Very good contrasts in this shot, and I like the way his face comes out.

Petunia said...

Nice cat and he really know what he wants - just like all other cats!
Thank you for visting my blog and your comment. This is my first time on monochrome weekly and I already love it!
Petunia

Lucy said...

Hee hee. I know him. He lives here. He's that high-pitched, slightly smelly orange cat.

Lucy

Marie Höglund said...

Wow that is one you don´t pick a fight with I guess ;-) Lovely shot on a beautiful minitiger.

Dina ... UK said...

Simba looks lovely, I hope you share your pillow with him for a good number of years to come.

Liz said...

That is one ferocious look he is giving you!

Jientje said...

Hi James, pleased to meet you!!!
Simba looks great! My Tisha is sixteen years old, and she's a bit of a neurotic, but I love her to pieces!

Love your photography!!!

lv2scpbk said...

That's great about Simba still being healthy at 13.

Hilda said...

Hi, sweetie! Wish I could give you a skritch and a cuddle.

Pam said...

My daughters cat use to get into the sink when she wanted a drink of running water. She also liked to swipe her paw through the water.
I think the cat trained my daughter very well :D

Sistertex said...

She certainly is making her point clear! ;) Nice photo!

Your EG Tour Guide said...

Strange ow even the friendliest of cats can look out-of-sorts in a photo.

OK, give her some water, already!

Martha in PA said...

Simba too cute! We have Kovu, from Lion King as well.. but I think I told you that.. we had a whole litter named with Lion King names, including Simba, but he ran away.

Kovu gets some pretty "mean" faces too, but it's all an act!

slim said...

Simba looks great in black and white.

napaboaniya said...

Hang on there! I'll go get a bowl of fresh water for you right away :)
Nice shot in B&W

Olivier said...

attention au chat sauvage ;) superbe portrait
attention in the wildcat ;) superb portrait

Avignon said...

It looks a little cat I had before.
But cats drink very little water !

BJ Roan said...

Superb cat portrait. Black & white suits it well.

Peter said...

When you get older (and a 13 year old cat is a bit old) you are encouraged to drink a lot. Give him as much water as he wants! :-)

Bergson said...

quickly gives him water before it attacks

Margaret Gosden said...

His whiskers are wonderful. He's a lucky cat and is very photogenic! Thanks for visiting.

Daryl said...

Cant keep a good man or cat down!

Pagan Sphinx said...

That is one awesome cat photo! He looks like he means it!

Ebie said...

Simba has a great smile (and teeth too)!
My main blog is here.

MyMaracas said...

Wonderful face on that cat. I especially love the whiskers.

Sally in WA said...

I like this picture. Meow!!

A friend of ours also has a Simba kitty.

Purrs and hugs to yours.

Bonnie Bonsai said...

I hope Simba will continue to enjoy her watery interest. If you want an extra kitty, I have one to spare for you. Can I fed ex it? A very lovable one too!

Dragonstar said...

That's a purr-fect cat portrait! Stunning teeth too.

Bim said...

Wow, you do make him look like a right old mean cat! Great portrait :)