Cats are great fun as decorative elements, but often difficult to catch on paper.
When I visit friends with cats, I spend a lot of time chasing their cats around trying to draw them.
This is further complicated by cats who gradually vanish between the sofa cushions while they are being sketched.
It’s fun to glance back occasionally and see them over time — both changes in the cats and in my pursuit of an explanation of how Scottish Folds work.
Here’s Reginald (and Maggie) in 2017.
And some bonus lions from the Melbourne Zoo the same year (“lion-coloured” is one of my favourite colour descriptions):