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Bernadette Kazmarski
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Artist and writer, lover of cats, animals and nature.
Artist and writer, lover of cats, animals and nature.

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Bella and Basil as fosters two years ago, a sweet memory of the very first time two formerly feral fosters braved the first floor of the house.
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The camera probably seemed to her like a great invention, letting her sit and be herself and have the human keep her hands off. Unfortunately the human wasn't good at focusing the camera just yet.
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Despite the continued and unwelcome warm temperatures, the Virginia Creeper is finding its autumn brilliance once again.
Red - Portraits of Animals
Red - Portraits of Animals
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Sometimes an abrupt, unexpected, unwanted and painful life experience can make us change our lives in ways we needed, even when we had no idea we did. I thought I'd share this story again. It's what's been on my mind while writing and posting "The Narrowing Path", and why it was suddenly so important to finally drop everything and paint "Allegro Moderato" to share during October.
Sometimes an abrupt, unexpected, unwanted and painful life experience can make us change our lives in ways we needed, even when we had no idea we did. I thought I'd share this story again. It's what's been on my mind while writing and posting "The Narrowing Path", and why it was suddenly so important to finally drop everything and paint "Allegro Moderato" to share during October.

I looked up at the clouds and thought, “They look just like those clouds… .” I posted the first draft of this story in 2011 and expanded it as I came to talk more frequently about my art life with my cats, and not just my cat art. Sometimes an abrupt,…
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October 4 was apparently the first day I let the Little Four come downstairs! They adored their big brother Namir who showed them how to occupy my desk, and big sister Cookie doesn't mind sharing her chair with Sunshine, who neatly tucks himself in for a nap. They got to look out the front door for the first time, and all piled onto my lap while I worked.
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HOW DO ANIMALS learn to talk? Pretty much the same way humans do—imitating their parents and other adults.
HOW DO ANIMALS learn to talk? Pretty much the same way humans do—imitating their parents and other adults.

HOW DO ANIMALS learn to talk? Pretty much the same way humans do—imitating their parents and other adults. Years ago I heard a story about birds and “baby talk”, learning to sing. The story had actual recordings of young captive birds such as chickadees…
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The featured artwork also becomes one of the New Member Gifts for the month it's featured as well, so if you've been waiting to register for an account, here's another good reason. Your 8″ x 12″ print is made in archival inks on Epson Fine Art Paper and is matted with a pure white mat to fit an 12" x 16" frame, just for registering for an account.
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It sounded so easy, but often it’s the most difficult part of the journey, physically and emotionally. It’s also one of the closest bonds you’ll ever share with an animal, a chance to care for your companion, to ease pain and suffering while it can still be managed, to help them enjoy every last minute they have left.
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Kelly enjoying an early autumn sunbath, as well as Sophie in a basket and Cookie in the garden in other years.
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Evidence shows though that once tourists understand the cruelty involved, they will make a different decision.
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