Brief Incident in Short a, Long a, and Schwa
Cat, gray tabby, calm, watches large, black ant. Man, rapt, stands staring at cat and ant. Ant advances along path. Ant halts, baffled. Ant back-tracks fast—straight at cat. Cat, alarmed, backs away. Man, standing, staring, laughs. Ant changes path again. Cat, calm again, watches again.
“This is all you need in life: a computer, a camera, and a cat.”
– Agnès Varda, Director
ps. here is an article about all the cat cameos in Vardas movies.
We hope there are lots of kittens where you are now. Thank you for everything.
Remedios Varo, 1908-1963, was a surrealist painter, anarchist and feminist. But we remember here mostly for her outstanding love for cats.
Behind every great artist there is a cat. Lars Lerin is a painter and writer who understand this and show off his cats at presentation photos.
Nirvana is that place where kittens and cats are the center of the world and rock stars play with them and shows them photographs and gives them tiny little pet humans and are pen pals with with poets who write about them.
Happy Birthday Françoise Sagan.
We hope there are lots and lots of feline friends where you are.
* 21 June 1935
† 24 September 2004
We know he wrote the story about a cat who lived with a girl – Breakfast at Tiffany’s.
Here he are with some of his muses.
Mirikitani is one of these artists that seems ro survive out of pure love to cats.
The Cats of Mirikitani is A story that is an intimate exploration of the lingering wounds of war and the healing power of art. A heart-warming affirmation of humanity that will appeal to all lovers of peace, art, and cats.
“I sometimes longed for someone who, like me, had not adjusted perfectly with his age, and such a person was hard to find; but I soon discovered cats, in which I could imagine a condition like mine, and books, where I found it quite often.”
Cultural cat could’t agree more.