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24 Comments on “Orestes”

  1. minor says:

    A cute cat! I do not know why this cat is orestes.

  2. Leovi says:

    A pretty picture. I love it.

  3. Lea says:

    Beautiful cat!
    Have a wonderful day!
    Lea’s Menagerie

  4. Such a gorgeous cat! How did you get the name? Always wanted to ask. Margie

    • Pat says:

      Orestes and his sister Electra were members of an available-for-adoption litter that belonged to a homeschooled family studying mythology. We kept the names the kittens had been given by the kids.

  5. TexWisGirl says:

    (thanks for the explanation on where the names came from!) 🙂

    he’s beautiful.

  6. Jim says:

    Regal Orestes…….

  7. Janice says:

    You have a very attractive cat!

  8. Lisa Gordon says:

    This is so strange…
    Just the other day when I visited you, I thought…”I have not seen Orestes or Electra in a while.” 🙂
    This is a beautiful photograph of this beautiful little one, Pat.
    Have a wonderful day!

  9. Faye says:

    Now this is a beautiful cat and such a portriat you have of him. Especially admire those almost translucent ears. Seems like a good buddy?

  10. Orestes is a beautiful cat. I love his markings. I have a soft spot for tuxedo kitties.

  11. artmusedog says:

    Wow! Look at those eyes ~ Wonderful macro shot ~ (A Creative Harbor)

  12. toby says:

    What a sweetie! You can actually see the texture in his eyes – amazing!

  13. Katrin says:

    So serious – Orestes fits perfect to a cat with his character … beautiful picture!

  14. Robyn says:

    Black and White cats are my favorite! Neat picture, Pat!

  15. Oh love the history of the names and that you adopted….Michelle

  16. Gail says:

    Wow, that is one gorgeous cat! Beautiful portrait. Love the texture.

  17. Fergiemoto says:

    That’s a very lovely portrait! Beautiful Orestes.

  18. Love seeing Orestes! Had a friend in Amsterdam whose name was Orestes!

  19. Landbohaven says:

    Jeg kom bare lige forbi.
    Godt billede.
    Sød kat.
    Tak for kigget.
    Ha´ en dejlig aften.

  20. Hootin' Anni says:

    Picture Postcard PUURRRRfect!! I love cats.

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