© Laura L. Gonzales


Uploaded: September 28, 2010


Thought this would be a funny entry for the MT! My sweet little Heidi had a surgery 2 weeks ago, and she had been in this thing the whole time, bless her little heart!!
She has been a real trooper and gets to take it off for grooming and the like. She got used to it the first day. In this image, she is just yawning. I call her my little satellite dish. LOL!! Taken indoors with flash, cropped, clonned, adjusted curves, contrast and saturation. Thanks for looking:) *MT*

Exif: F Number: 3.2, Exposure Bias Value: 0.00, ExposureTime: 1/90 seconds, Flash: fired, auto mode, ISO: 140, White balance: Auto white balance, FocalLength: 21.20 mm, Model: KODAK Z740 ZOOM DIGITAL CAMERA


Tommy E. Burgess September 28, 2010

Wonderful moment you captured here Laura!! I'd be wanting it off myself. #1312610

Tiia Vissak September 29, 2010

a cool portrait! #8936102

Laura L. Gonzales September 29, 2010

Thanks Tommy and Tiia!!! :) #8936105

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 29, 2010

When I saw this one and hadn't opened it yet my thoughts were "PLEASE tell me this was entered into the MT!!!"

YES! SO GLAD! This one SCREAMS to go on to more rounds! :D

Our Kitty Lucky-Boy had to wear one this summer, too. 6 days. His eye got scratched by our other cat during an "exchange!" while we weren't around!!! Hehe! "Your Satellite dish!" Cute Laura! :))) VERY PERFECT for the MT!

GREAT LUCK in the next rounds!
-Laura EM! #8936149

Kerry Hill September 29, 2010

Fantastic capture Laura! Perfect MT entry! #8936168

Carolyn M. Fletcher level-deluxe September 29, 2010

ROFL! This is great!! My Ally got one when she was spayed, but she had such short legs she kept falling over it, so I had to cut it down a bit so she could get around. #8936191

Ron McEwan September 29, 2010

LOL this is a great fun shot and MT entry Laura. Your gallery continues to grow with impressive images keep them coming. #8936292

Kitty R. Rodehorst-Hanna September 29, 2010

What a trooper, Laura! Purrrrrrrfect for the MT! :-) k #8937615

Laura L. Gonzales September 29, 2010

WOW, thanks guys for the awesome support!! Your great comments are truly appreciated!!! You are ALL so wonderful!! Thanks FRIENDS!!! :) #8937916

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 29, 2010

:) #8937937

Sam Britt September 29, 2010

Poor little Heidi! She may just be yawning, but I know she's got to be miserable in that huge thing! Anyway, this is a terrific theme entry, Laura.

Heidi reminds me of my dilute tortoishelle cat, Babe. Torties are known to be tempermental, but Babe's the sweetest cat ever! #8937947

Laura L. Gonzales September 29, 2010

Hi Sam! Thanks for stopping by. Heidi had her stiches removed on Monday, and Dr. said we could take the hood off today, but she scratched the site too much (side of her face) and she irritated it. So back on it goes. Ugh!! I am surprised at how well she gets around, eats, sleeps and jumps up on the chairs. Thanks again, Laura:) #8937952

Laura E. Swan level-classic September 29, 2010

HA! Laura, Tell them about Day ONE and TWO with that thing on! Now THAT is comical and sad at the same time! #8937954

Mark Dodge September 30, 2010

Very funny! Great MT entry. Hope your sweetie is doing better, and thanks for the big smile this morning. Best of luck! #8939104

Laura L. Gonzales September 30, 2010

LOL EM!! You are so right! It WAS very comical, and when I had to put a wrap on her hind foot to keep her from scratching.....She was shaking the foot, her head ect. What a sight! Bless her heart:) We will both be glad when that comes off!

Thanks Mark! Glad it made you smile. So nice to meet you. Thanks for the great comments and for stopping by. I must say though, you have an awesome gallery! Thanks again Emmy and Mark!! Have a supper day:) #8940269

frank w. degenhardt level-classic October 01, 2010

Laurea- I know we should'nt laugh at their misfortune but it is funny to watch them. Got such a kick out of your story and got my day off with a good laugh. Am glad Heidi is taking it like a trooper and wish her a speedy recovery. Wonderful picture of her.
Have a fantastic day my friend. #8940783

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 01, 2010

WOW, that is some Winning expression you captured here, Laura! Exceptional MT entry! Too funny, but sad also! #8941286

Robert K. Bemus level-classic October 02, 2010

Great capture and MT entry, Laura!! #8942323

Laura L. Gonzales October 02, 2010

Howdy Frank, Patrick and Robert! Thanks so much for the fine compliments! You guys are awesome!! Thanks and have a blessed Sunday!! :)) #8943679

Patrick Rouzes level-classic October 06, 2010

CONGRATULATIONS on the EP, Laura! You have not posted in a while- hope all is well! #8952299

Laura L. Gonzales October 06, 2010

Hi Paddy!! Thanks for asking! Been well, but had some clean up to do on my computer. Had to transfer pics to another drive, and clear some old files that I didnt know I needed to and never have. Took several days, but gained around 15gb of space, and I really needed it. I am SO not a computer person, LOL! It is all done now. Yeah!! Thanks again for asking, you are too kind:)) Blessings~~~~Laura #8952555

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 06, 2010

Whoa! Same thing I am going through as we speak Laura Lee! Glad yours is finished. MINE is still a nightmare. I am not savvy either. I am grateful I have friends who are and have been helping me along. :) Welcome back!


Laura L. Gonzales October 06, 2010

Hi EM!!! It must be a "LAURA" thing for it to be happening to us both! LOL!!!! I still have some clean up to do, but it is much better!! I always end up having to call my brother for help! He is my computer guru, HA!! Good luck with yours Emmy dear:)) I am glad to be back. I miss everyone!!! Hugs for a good nite! Laura #8952662

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 06, 2010

Same for you! :) !!! YES! A LAURA thing for sure. :))) #8952698

Nancy (Peaches) Harker October 13, 2010


Laura L. Gonzales October 13, 2010

Hey Em, and Peaches!! Thanks so much!! She was finally able to go outside with the rest of the gang!! HA!! :) #8965077

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 13, 2010

Meow-weee~ 'Er, I mean Yipp-eee! =^..^= #8965244

Laura L. Gonzales October 13, 2010

You are just tooo funny Em!!! How is your computer doing?? It sure can be a nightmare trying to figure it all out! :) #8965296

Laura E. Swan level-classic October 13, 2010

I LIVE in the NIGHTMARE. Let me tell you. The last two days have been GRUELING! But I am making progress. I THINK!

Come see my new image. Are you still awake? #8965349

Guy D. Biechele level-classic October 14, 2010

Great catch! I had a cat that had to wear a collar once, and her reaction was just about the same! #8966657

Wanda-Lynn Searles level-classic June 19, 2012

LOL! Excellent capture and title!!! Congratulation on the EP also! #10189952

Laura L. Gonzales June 23, 2012

Thank you so much my friends for the kind compliments!!!!!!! #10197358

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