Margy McMennamy 9/19/2007 4:30:50 AM

What a Shot! Congratulations on this one---look at the detail, down to the little tongue hairs. Anxious to see more of him. #741832

Chris Ebben 9/19/2007 4:38:23 AM

So he's a keeper then!!!?? Not many that show-up here ever seem to leave, actually I can think of any... Very good title, great close up, well taken=^..^= #4810703

Lynne Morris 9/19/2007 4:41:35 AM

Awe this is so cute Amanda, what a fantastic fun portrait! #4810727

Carolyn M. Fletcher 9/19/2007 4:44:10 AM

Perfect!!! I love it!!! #4810749

Jessica Jenney 9/19/2007 4:47:22 AM

This is going in my favorites, Amanda! Wonderful and funny! Can't wait to see more! #4810773

Emily E. Bem 9/19/2007 4:51:38 AM

What perfect timimg...and LIGHT! #4810793

Agnes Fegan 9/19/2007 4:53:33 AM

Adorable! Cute title too ! #4810798

Shirley Sicurello 9/19/2007 5:06:34 AM

Sweet, sweet shot of this very cute kitty. Look forward to more. #4810879

Emily Geddes 9/19/2007 5:09:28 AM

Love this - perfect title, timing, lighting, clarity and details. I'm sure pet related ad agencies would love it too! Thanks for sharing, it made me smile.
Emily #4810908

Christopher G. Jamison 9/19/2007 5:12:34 AM

i LOVE how you make the 'ordinary'...'EXTRA-ordinary'! whatever it is that you do in post processing (and I'd love to have HALF of your skill there), it works...and works REALLY well! #4810929

Shannon D. Miller 9/19/2007 5:18:17 AM

Ohhhh....LOVE THIS Amanda, excellent POV just magnificent detail and lighting! Beautiful! Shannon~ #4810961

Dominick M. Dimacale 9/19/2007 5:21:20 AM

This is just so cute Amanda, great timing and presentation...Dominick #4810977

Bill Wyatt 9/19/2007 5:23:07 AM

He is just too cute! Terrific pov Amanda! #4810991

Erin Appelbaum 9/19/2007 5:34:20 AM

Excellent timing and pov, Amanda. Peter #4811040

Jim Britt 9/19/2007 6:31:14 AM

Hah..Kitty bliss. Great job. Nice shot. #4811302

Melissa Malisia 9/19/2007 6:33:50 AM

This is too cute Amanda! GREAT work! #4811315

Kimi A. Phillips 9/19/2007 9:07:20 AM

Looks like he found a home (and it looks like it will be a good match)! Super cute shot! #4811985

Jennifer L. Alder 9/19/2007 9:24:59 AM

Girl, you CRACK me up with your animal images-- they are SO so cool!
I was getting ready to work with my cat this month, too-- maybe in a few days

This is so unique-- a winner!
:) #4812076

Angie Sidles 9/19/2007 10:13:50 AM

Oh wow, what perfect timing. This is too good and it DOES look like a lollipop..LOL! Great job. Can't wait to see more of him. Makes me want to go out and look for strays! :) #4812205

Amanda Chapman 9/19/2007 1:28:35 PM

I tell...this cat was like a godsend...lol

I've been needing new inspiration!!! #4812708

kurt Anderson 9/19/2007 3:19:03 PM

Very cute capture,and excellent detail!Looks like you two are going to be buds,thats cool. #4813065

Michelle L. Frick 9/19/2007 4:38:59 PM

AWESOME Amanda - love the tongue licking action - incredible timing on your part. Hope the kitty brings you loads of smiles!! #4813332

Sam Britt 9/19/2007 5:07:29 PM

How cute, Amanda! Great timing, perfect title. I'm glad this little guy found a home. #4813439

Melissa A. McDonald 9/19/2007 5:10:37 PM

How lucky are you...this little guy is too cute! Great capture!!!! #4813455

Melissa Olsen 9/19/2007 5:14:16 PM

SOOOOO good Amanda!! #4813475

Kelly A. Gooch 9/19/2007 9:09:39 PM

Great job Amanda cute, cute, cute!!! #4814088

Donna C. Arnold 9/19/2007 9:35:33 PM

Amanda this is so cute. I don't know how you managed to get this shot but its just wonderful! #4814139

Stefania Barbier 9/19/2007 10:20:01 PM

oh boy he's soooooo cute!!!!!!!!!! spectacular capture and great timing!!! #4814258

Elizabeth R. G 9/19/2007 10:34:12 PM

oh my...how cute! It really does look like a lollipop! Great capture Amanda!!! #4814319

Tarun Bose 9/20/2007 2:17:32 AM

Awsome capture. Perfect timing to capture such a beautiful moment. Well done Amanda. #4814801

Glenn E. Urquhart 9/20/2007 3:12:58 AM

LOL!!!! Excellent catch, Fun and Cute Composition, Amanda!!! Well Done! Cheers, Glenn. #4814961

Vicki Zoller 9/20/2007 7:41:52 AM

I just laughed when I opened this....
what a great shot!!! Sometimes life just gives us what we need if we are paying attention...so glad you payed attention to this guy!!! This shot just has such a great, smiley feel to it!!! #4816179

Jennifer L. Taranto 9/20/2007 8:55:32 AM

You're new friend/model is adorable!! Love the light & the details on the tongue are amazing!!!! #4816421

Amanda Chapman 9/20/2007 11:27:18 AM

Thanks everyone!!!!
Glad you're enjoying this image as much as I enjoyed taking it!!! #4816978

Michael Umbreit 9/20/2007 5:33:33 PM

Amanda - Excellent capture! Sooooo enjoyable! The thumbnail sure got my attention. - Mike #4818058

Melissa Picone 9/23/2007 9:32:03 AM

Oh my gosh Amanda. What a wonderful capture. I absolutely love it. Keep up the excellent work. Melissa #4832396

Daniella Puente 9/24/2007 8:57:04 AM

Even cats knock your door to take his photos!!! GREAT ONE!!!! superb and very funny :))) #4837369

Elizabeth A. Marker 10/1/2007 6:50:08 PM

How cute! Cool capture Amanda! Wonderful details and lighting! :) Liz #4871269

Angela Azzinnaro 10/8/2007 5:18:13 PM

ADORABLE capture Amanda!!!! GREAT job!!!!! #4899932

Lynn Crawford 10/8/2007 10:33:57 PM

This is so cute Amanda, I just love your title, can't wait to see more from you session with your little visitor :) #4901034

Jennifer L. Alder 10/24/2007 8:11:03 PM

CONGRATS, Amanda!!!!!!!!
I knew it
:) #4974320

Michelle L. Frick 10/24/2007 8:45:03 PM

I knew we'd see this one again! I expect it to go GOLD before all is said and done. It's just too perfect!! Congratulations Amanda! #4974771

Angie Sidles 10/24/2007 9:09:26 PM

Yep, I think this one is going to keep movin' on up! :) Congrats girl!! #4975080

Sylvia Rossler 10/24/2007 9:35:12 PM

Big congrats on your beautiful finalist Amanda :O) #4975344

Donna C. Arnold 10/24/2007 9:38:16 PM

Congratulations Amanda ! #4975380

Colleen Farrell 10/24/2007 9:50:47 PM

Darling photo, Amanda! I love everything about it, but especially the lighting! Terrific work--congratulations on your finalist! #4975527

Cindy Bendush 10/24/2007 10:37:45 PM

Terrific image Amanda - congrats on your finalist! #4975852

C A 10/24/2007 11:58:18 PM

Congrats on this beautifull photo!! #4976130

Cyn Valentine 10/25/2007 4:42:17 AM

Congratulations AManda!! #4977208

Shannon D. Miller 10/25/2007 5:09:24 AM

YAY!!! Love this picture! Congratulations Amanda! Shannon~ #4977374

Joan Kocak 10/25/2007 5:21:24 AM

ADORABLE!!!! CONGRATS Amanda! #4977469

Michael Umbreit 10/25/2007 5:22:37 AM

Amanda - Congratulations! - Mike #4977481

Anna Diederich 10/25/2007 5:45:53 AM

Congratulations on your adorable finalist! #4977653

Vicki Zoller 10/25/2007 6:10:15 AM

HA!!! Glad to see this in the finals...it made me smile the first time ...it made me smile again today and I think I'll be smiling in the near future too!!! #4977880

Cynthia L. Deters 10/25/2007 6:17:08 AM

This is adorable! Congrats! Love it! #4977967

Erin Appelbaum 10/25/2007 6:18:00 AM

Thought I'd see this one again. Cograts Amanda. Peter #4977978

Glenn E. Urquhart 10/25/2007 6:31:14 AM

A Big Congratulations on your Award, Amanda!!! Well Deserved! Cheers, Glenn. #4978134

Cheryl E. Molennor 10/25/2007 6:37:19 AM

LOVE it! Congratulations! #4978202

Melissa Malisia 10/25/2007 6:39:00 AM

WONDERFUL finalist, Amanda!!! #4978234

Kathy L. Clark 10/25/2007 6:42:56 AM

Congrats Amanda on a well deserved finalist. #4978282

Emily E. Bem 10/25/2007 6:45:52 AM

CONGRATS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! :)))))) #4978329

Amanda Chapman 10/25/2007 7:18:41 AM

I must say...I am STOKED that this one got selected!! Yippeee!

U GUYS ROCK! #4978678

Melissa Olsen 10/25/2007 7:21:51 AM

Congratulations Amanda!!!! Great job :) #4978699

Daniella Puente 10/25/2007 9:39:16 AM

Great Amanda, this deserves finalist so much!!!! :) #4979664

Terry L. Ellis 10/25/2007 9:45:32 AM

Amanda, congratulations on this fantastic finalist! #4979700

Jennifer L. Taranto 10/25/2007 10:17:33 AM

C o n g r a t s *** #4979899

Sam Britt 10/25/2007 12:02:28 PM

Congratulations, Amanda! #4980554

Stefania Barbier 10/25/2007 3:07:34 PM

big congrats Amanda!!!!!!!! #4981527

Jeff Robinson 10/26/2007 5:22:57 AM

Congrats Amanda on this excellent Finalist!! Jeff #4984577

Emily E. Bem 10/26/2007 2:20:56 PM


All my friends are bringing home the gold...WOOO HOOOO!!!!! #4986754

Nikki McDonald 10/26/2007 2:26:17 PM

Congratulations, Amanda. This is such a great capture--love that it now has a winner's button on it. #4986806

Jessie L. Cole 10/26/2007 2:34:35 PM

Congratsssssssssssssssssssss Woooooooooo Hooooooooooooooooooo...! :) #4986887

Michelle L. Frick 10/26/2007 2:35:17 PM

I had a feeling this little guy would bring home the gold!! Pour him some milk and grab the extra vittles! Congratulations Amanda!! #4986891

Susan M. Hembree 10/26/2007 2:36:19 PM

Good going, Amanda! Congratulations on your gold medal! #4986898

Jennifer L. Alder 10/26/2007 2:54:27 PM

AMANDA!!! I KNEW This was a winner, huh? Love it, love it, love it!
WTG, My friend
( I am doing the happy dance for ya ;) ) #4987043

Melissa Olsen 10/26/2007 3:10:32 PM

Yippie!!! Congratulations Amanda, I'm so happy for you!! #4987170

Jessica Jenney 10/26/2007 3:16:58 PM

Congratulations, Amanda on this beautiful winner! #4987204

Amanda Chapman 10/26/2007 3:46:09 PM

THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #4987318

Terry L. Ellis 10/26/2007 3:48:50 PM

Congratulations, Amanda! A delightful Second Place win! #4987328

Dianna Hauf 10/26/2007 4:01:32 PM

Absolutely adorable! He sure has personality plus! Congratulations Amanda!!!! #4987389

Erin Appelbaum 10/26/2007 4:02:32 PM

Awesome, Amanda. Congratulations. Peter #4987395

Lorri Shank 10/26/2007 4:22:34 PM

Congratulations, Amanda. We sure will be seeing more of this guy--like in the Winner's Circle? A wonderful shot! #4987506

Jeana Clark 10/26/2007 4:23:36 PM

Congratulations on this fantastic winner Amanda!!!

~J~ #4987510

Theresa Marie Jones 10/26/2007 4:41:42 PM


Cyn Valentine 10/26/2007 4:46:19 PM

COngratulations Amanda..great winner! #4987605

Susan Fox 10/26/2007 4:54:25 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful winning photo Amanda!!!! (by the way I love your artistic style!) #4987642

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/26/2007 6:36:03 PM

Congratulations Amanda, great timing on this beautiful winning capture! #4988045

Angie Sidles 10/26/2007 6:58:52 PM

WTG Amanda! Love this shot. Beautiful work! #4988145

Joan Kocak 10/26/2007 7:07:25 PM

hey girl, CONGRATS on this beauty!!!!! #4988211

eileen bedford 10/26/2007 7:15:34 PM

A BIG Congrats on this cute caputre. WTG #4988273

Evy Johansen 10/26/2007 8:29:52 PM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Amanda!! #4988520

"emmanuel ""nolax""" N. Montemar 10/26/2007 10:17:08 PM

Congrats on your fantastic win, Amanda!! #4988797

Stefania Barbier 10/26/2007 11:36:48 PM


Nadya Johnson 10/26/2007 11:48:47 PM

What a capture!! I have more than 13 cats (!) and I can't get a one to pose for me... LOL! Congratulations on your GREAT winner! #4988932

Les Rhoades 10/27/2007 3:03:46 AM

Congratulations on your GOLD medal win!
........you licked the competition
Les #4989229

Laurie Daily 10/27/2007 4:38:56 AM

Congrats on this great winner, Amanda...sure love this pose! #4989414

Wally Orlowsky 10/27/2007 5:36:06 AM

Congratulations on this fun winner, Amanda! #4989655

Walter Graziano 10/27/2007 6:05:30 AM

Congratulations Amanda, well deserved winner! #4989817

Donna W. Neal 10/27/2007 6:22:10 AM

They say cats pick us, we don't pick them.

Congratulations on a well deserved Winner Amanda #4989959

Kathy L. Clark 10/27/2007 6:25:04 AM

Amanda this just had to be a winner. What a great capture. Congrat, well deserved agian. #4989984

Alison Krylowski 10/27/2007 7:02:31 AM

Congratulations Amanda! This is such an adorable shot! #4990238

Cheryl E. Molennor 10/27/2007 11:24:53 AM

Xcellent win! Congratulations #4991294

Linda Blair 10/27/2007 3:43:15 PM

Congrats...Amanda!!!!! ☺ #4992070

Shannon D. Miller 10/27/2007 5:29:18 PM

Congratulations on your win Amanda!!! So awesome! Shannon~ #4992401

Carol Teal 10/27/2007 11:25:21 PM

Amanda, he is so adorable! I am glad he found a good home. What a great portrait and what perfect timing! Congrats on your win! #4993142

Sharon King 10/28/2007 6:46:09 AM

Great capture and I love the title! Congratulations on your win! #4994076

Sylvia Rossler 10/28/2007 10:00:44 AM

Big Big congrats on your win Amanda !! I really love this shot :O) #4994868

Suzanne L 11/1/2007 8:02:57 AM

Congratulations on your well deserved win! This is absolutely adorable! #5014493

Amanda Chapman 11/7/2007 9:13:51 AM

Thank you all SO SO MUCH! #5040400

Kristin Koron 11/13/2007 2:11:35 PM

I LOVE THIS SOOOOOOO MUCH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! This is so cute and adorable and awesome! :) #5069490

Amanda Chapman 11/14/2007 8:21:17 AM

thank you Kristin!!!!!! #5072926

Patricia Fritsche 11/27/2007 9:33:30 AM

Too cute...built in lollipop..but the expression is fantastic!! Patricia #5135803

Amanda Chapman 12/13/2007 9:16:24 AM

:) Thank you Patricia!!!!!!!! #5203885

Amanda Chapman 12/13/2007 9:18:36 AM

:) Thank you Patricia!!!!!! #5203895

Sandra Schlesinger 12/21/2007 5:52:21 PM

Amazing image, Amanda. Love the cat, the title, the expression,the detail! #5241119

Derek D. Dafoe 2/29/2008 4:51:03 AM

Congrats on the win Amanda!! Great shot!! #5571676

Natalia 3/22/2008 2:59:02 PM

It's just the perfect cat photo I have ever seen! I love it! :) #5679001

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This adorable kitty showed up on my doorstep yesterday :)
Someone must have told him I was a photographer
because he showed up ready to pose!
You will definitely be seeing more
of this little guy!

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