My Cool Cat

S J 12/11/2004 12:11:52 AM

Wow! So cute, Donna! Love that pose!! #195631

Eric Schneider 12/11/2004 12:32:31 AM

Nice kitty shot! Gotta love those legs... I just posted a kitty shot if your interested. #965483

Karen Engelbreth 12/11/2004 1:50:15 AM

I agree with Sanjay! #965518

Dan Holm 12/11/2004 2:02:54 AM

Wow! Awesome catch and capture, Donna!! Nothing short of EXCELLENT! #965528

Janet L. Skinner 12/11/2004 5:01:38 AM

Love the reflection. It emphasizes the profile of this adorable kitty. Great job, Donna!!! #965736

Deborah C. Lewinson 12/11/2004 6:31:11 AM

Terrific image, Donna, love the pose and reflection!

-Debby #965956

Leanne M.E. Boyd 12/11/2004 6:45:19 AM

Sweet shot Donna! #965994

Terry R. Hatfield 12/11/2004 7:02:03 AM

Now Isnt This Cool Donna,Excellent Capture:-) #966020

Jill Flynn 12/11/2004 7:02:06 AM

Love this Donna! #966021

Donna J. Taff 12/11/2004 7:53:42 AM

Great image; love that pose, Donna!!!! #966112

Phil Sauvey 12/11/2004 10:17:14 AM


What a great capture! I love the angle and the reflection. Such a pretty pose especially with the paws crossed there. You DO have a cool cat! #966329

William C. Raco 12/11/2004 10:32:52 AM

Very nice reflection and pose.
Well taken, Donna

bill #966368

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/11/2004 3:36:39 PM

Wow!! I am overwhelmed by the great responses!! I really appreciate the feedback, this is one of my favorites of this guy. He is such a cool cat in every way!! I want to thank all of you and hope you have a wonderful weekend. To all my friends at better photo, your awesome!!!! #966647

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 12/11/2004 11:10:58 PM

Very cool Donna! love the shot!

Best wishes
Linnea #966951

Kristi A. Howson 12/12/2004 12:40:35 PM

Love the perspective on the paws and the reflection. Great photography!!!!! #967956

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/12/2004 3:34:49 PM

Thanks for your comments Linnea and Kristi!!! #968157

Mellanie 12/14/2004 2:02:38 PM

Great perspective and reflection, Donna! I just love orange tabbies! #971820

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/14/2004 5:21:52 PM

Thanks so much Mellanie!!! #972043

Danilo Piccioni 1/18/2005 12:18:36 AM

Congratulations Donna!
very beautiful shot and cat!

Dado #1040779

Kip T. Berger 1/18/2005 12:32:20 AM

Congratulations on the finalist Donna!!! :) #1040829

S J 1/18/2005 5:28:03 AM

Congratulations on this cute finalist, Donna!! Good luck in the next round of judging!! #1042096

Jill Flynn 1/18/2005 8:33:54 AM

Congratulations Donna! Love this photograph. #1043496

Donna J. Taff 1/18/2005 10:18:57 AM

Congrat's to you, Donna !!! I love this photo also!!! #1043969

Jonna Bergström 1/18/2005 11:19:01 AM

Congratulations, Donna!!!! #1044251

Kristi A. Howson 1/18/2005 6:54:18 PM

Congralations Donna...I just love this:) !!!!! #1046234

Debra Booth 1/18/2005 7:01:37 PM

A very cool shot of your cool cat, Donna! Congratulations! #1046275

Nobu Nagase 1/18/2005 7:49:11 PM

Congratulations, Donna!
Fantastic!!! #1046579

Jennifer Rennison 1/18/2005 7:51:31 PM

Fabulous capture of a great pose, Donna!! Congratulations! #1046589

Dale Ann Cubbage 1/18/2005 7:52:14 PM

Yay Donna! Many congrats on your finalist selection!

da #1046593

Colette M. Metcalf 1/18/2005 7:56:49 PM

Congratulations Donna!!! #1046619

Phil Sauvey 1/18/2005 8:24:34 PM


I love this!!! Congrats on your finalist and best of luck in the next round. #1046736

Mata Patan 1/19/2005 6:22:46 AM

He is really cool! Congratulations for this finalist! #1047567

Terry R. Hatfield 1/19/2005 5:15:16 PM

Way To Go Donna!!!I Like It:-)Congratulations On Your Finalist!!! #1048929

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/19/2005 9:26:09 PM

Thanks to all of you who commented on this image. I so very much appreciate the encouragement and support. You are all a great group of photographers!! Thanks so much!!!!!!!!!! #1049352

S J 1/20/2005 1:15:58 AM

Many CONGRATULATIONS on your second place win, Donna!!! #1049489

Danilo Piccioni 1/20/2005 2:48:02 AM

He/She made it!
Congrats on your win!

Dado #1049656

Janet L. Skinner 1/20/2005 3:03:31 AM

Congratulations, Donna!!!!! #1049710

Deborah C. Lewinson 1/20/2005 3:40:15 AM

Hearty congrats on your second place win, Donna!

-Debby #1049804

Colette M. Metcalf 1/20/2005 4:13:30 AM

Congratulations Donna!!!! #1049942

Patricia A. Kuniega 1/20/2005 5:35:54 AM

Congratulations on your wonderful win, Donna! He looks like a sweetheart! Make sure this Cool Kitty gets a treat too! : ) #1050269

Kara L. Hendricks 1/20/2005 6:13:46 AM

Congratulations on your second place win Donna!!! #1050462

Donna J. Taff 1/20/2005 6:19:34 AM

Congratulation's on your second place win, Donna!!!! That's one cool cat!!! #1050481

Darren K. Fisher 1/20/2005 6:50:23 AM

What a great capture, congrats on the win. #1050620

Karen Bacon 1/20/2005 6:53:06 AM

Congratulations on this adorable win Donna! #1050631

Karen Engelbreth 1/20/2005 6:59:19 AM

Congrats on your win, Donna! #1050660

Noel Baebler 1/20/2005 7:26:36 AM

Congratulations Donna! Great cat! #1050784

Jill Flynn 1/20/2005 7:45:45 AM

Congratulations to you and your cool cat on this well deserved Second Place win! Way to go! #1050881

Sharon Day 1/20/2005 8:14:32 AM

Cute shot, Donna!!!! Big congratulations! #1051041

Susan T. Evans 1/20/2005 9:58:47 AM

Awesome "cool cat", Donna, congrats on your win!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1051353

Terry R. Hatfield 1/20/2005 10:00:46 AM

Congratulations Donna!!!!,This Is Awesome,A Great 2nd Place Winner!! #1051358

Patrick Campbell 1/20/2005 11:20:11 AM

Congrats on your win, Donna! I love the mood of this shot~ #1051548

Laurence Saliba 1/20/2005 11:26:17 AM

Congratulations Donna!!! Wonderful capture. #1051560

Wendy Stevenson 1/20/2005 2:10:41 PM

Congratulations Donna on your win with this very cooooooollllll cat shot!!! Love that reflection! #1051828

Stanley J. Contrades 1/20/2005 2:15:13 PM

Way coooooolll on this 2nd place win, Donna!! CONGRATULATIONS!!
Much Aloha,
Stan #1051845

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/20/2005 2:47:34 PM

You have all been so supportive!! I really appreciate each and every one of your responses. So VERY COOL!!!! Thank you and keep shooting. A big THANKS!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! #1051937

Jonna Bergström 1/20/2005 2:59:17 PM

Congratulations!!! #1051978

Debra Booth 1/20/2005 4:13:11 PM

Congratulations, Donna!!! #1052140

Jennifer Rennison 1/20/2005 4:16:01 PM

Congratulations, Donna, on your second place win!! #1052146

Dan Holm 1/20/2005 5:06:30 PM

Congratulations, Donna!!! #1052241

William C. Raco 1/20/2005 7:32:42 PM

This is cute....
Thanks for the smile ;-)
Congratulations, Donna

bill #1052425

Phil Sauvey 1/20/2005 9:05:39 PM

Congrats, Donna!

1 Cool Cat + 1 Great Photo=GOLD!

Awesome! #1052534

Kip T. Berger 1/20/2005 11:07:25 PM

Great job; congratulations on your win Donna!!! :) #1052636

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/21/2005 7:58:44 AM

I just wanted to thank each and everyone of you again. Your comments and support have been wonderful. Thanks so very much!!! #1053606

Mary K. Robison 1/21/2005 1:53:13 PM

A cool cat, and a VERY cool photo, Donna ~
CONGRATULATIONS on your win!! #1054239

Evy Johansen 1/21/2005 11:20:16 PM

Big congratulations on your well deserved win, Donna! Wonderful image! #1055222

Robin L. Wehrman 1/22/2005 7:48:44 AM

A big congratulations to you, Donna on a well deserved win!!!!! #1056094

Nobu Nagase 1/22/2005 9:45:54 AM

Congratulations, Donna, on your great win!
Fantastic!!! #1056413

Kristi A. Howson 1/22/2005 10:49:57 AM

I just love this's sooooo cute and sweet. Congratulations on your win!!!!! #1056524

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/23/2005 12:52:44 AM

Once again a BIG THANK YOU to each and every one of you!! Your support is so very inspirational!! #1057319

Anette Linnea Rasmussen 1/23/2005 1:56:59 AM

Very nice Donna, love it!
Congrats on your win!

Best wishes
Linnea #1057343

Stephen Zacker 1/23/2005 6:07:07 AM

Congratulations Donna #1057707

Leonard Pierce 1/23/2005 5:32:32 PM

Congratulations on your Second Place win Donna!!! #1058878

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/24/2005 9:21:22 AM

Thank you Linnea, Stephen and Len for the congrats. I appreciate all the support you have given me over the past year!!! #1060212

Andre Marhaug 1/30/2005 11:41:31 PM

Congrats!. Cool cat indeed :-) #1074175

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/31/2005 12:05:24 AM

Thanks Andre!! Your work is amazing! I liked browsing your gallery!! #1074185

Hannah J. Kelly 6/21/2005 10:01:28 AM

I'm partial to kitty photo's, I breed ragdolls... Your COOL cat is sooo cute! You captured him perfectly! I love the angle you shot this photo at! Great reflection in the window!!! :) #1497209

Chris Welch 3/21/2006 8:23:58 AM

Congrats. I love it! My cat sits the same way... lol

Very nice flowrider photos also in you gallery. #2557435

Karen Slagle 5/4/2006 1:02:42 PM

This truly is a cool cat, Donna. I love how relaxed he looks and his reflection in the mirror. Cool gallery also. #2725171

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/4/2006 5:28:30 PM

Thank you Hannah, Chris and Karen for visiting my gallery and commenting on this capture. I miss Ozzie very much. He was the COOLEST CAT!!! #2725719

Susan Jane Allen 5/5/2006 12:47:47 PM

Definitely cool! Great perspective! #2729134

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/5/2006 1:58:09 PM

Thank you Susan, I will never forget Ozzie! I really miss him. #2729377

Gary Sagnor 5/5/2006 6:38:25 PM

Susan said it before I could Donna. Cool cat and great perspective!! We are blessed with them for only a short time. Its great to have the photo memories to look back on and smile:) #2730009

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 5/5/2006 6:47:52 PM

You said it Gary!! We have two kittens now. Jethro is 6 months old and Shadow is 3 months. They are great friends and we are truly blessed. I braved a bath for each of them today. And I mean BRAVE, with Jethro. Anyway, thanks!! #2730052

Alice Lero 7/10/2006 6:25:13 PM

So cute! :) #3010805

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/12/2006 8:03:57 PM

Thanks Alice!! Ozzie was one cool cat!! #3021467

Kcalpesh B. Ajugia 7/23/2006 12:46:39 AM

This is Really Great. I love Cats and amazing photograph...:) #3064668

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/23/2006 1:03:15 AM

Thank you Kcalpesh very much! #3064703

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/9/2006 7:46:30 AM

A very cool cat indeed! Adorable! Love the reflection, love the feet! Well done Donna! And congrats too!!! :} #3143246

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 8/9/2006 1:16:23 PM

Thanks so very much Angela!! #3144369

Photographer 9/4/2006 2:58:07 AM

Beautiful shot and title Donna!
Congratulations on your win! #3263706

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 9/4/2006 2:38:06 PM

Thanks Reine!!! #3266187

Kathleen Brennan 10/8/2006 9:25:52 PM

Fabulous perspective and portrait of this handsome guy! #3424542

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/9/2006 10:12:03 AM

Thank you Kathleen, he sure loved hanging out on the window sill. #3426837

Larissa M. 10/11/2006 7:14:49 AM

Toooooo cute!!!
Can I have him? lol ; )
I love the picture, Donna, excellant work!!

~Lue... #3434641

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/11/2006 1:21:17 PM

Thank you so very much Lue!!! #3436238

Kaye Burazin 10/19/2006 1:28:12 PM

Note to self. Give cat lots, and lots of treats and see if I can capture as great of a photo has Dinna has done here! Fantastic colors and composition. #3473401

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/19/2006 2:25:19 PM

Thank you very much Kaye!! Ozzie loved to hang out!! #3473608

Jenny D 11/15/2006 3:49:20 PM

Very cute image of your very cool cat! #3591426

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/15/2006 4:41:38 PM

Thank you JD!!! #3591566

Stacy L. Robertson 11/21/2006 7:19:21 AM

I can't believe I haven't seen this before! What a pretty kitty, and the angle and depth of field is awesome, no wonder you got a winner on this! #3611932

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/21/2006 11:43:04 AM

Thank you Stacy very much, Ozzie was a VERY COOL cat and I miss him!!! #3612832

Vladan D. Djordjevic 1/11/2007 8:39:25 PM

So cute! Great composition, lighting, portrait! #3809728

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/12/2007 6:41:01 PM

Thank you Vladan!! I really appreciate your great compliments!! #3813513

Dirkje Diana Fem. Reuvekamp 1/25/2007 5:28:31 AM

What al lovely picture..I like cats..
Very nice picture..:)
Dirkje;) #3866621

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 1/27/2007 11:47:26 AM

Thank you Dirkje for your great comments!! #3879577

Jovie Naval 4/9/2007 5:46:14 PM

the cat is truly cool and relax ;-)
thanx for sharing.
jovie #4148360

Nancy (Peaches) Harker 4/11/2007 9:22:14 PM

This is so cute. He looks pretty comfy. I like looking at all the animal photo's on here. Most my pictures are of my animals. I looked at some of your gallery pictures, and you have some amazing photo's. Coongrates on all your wins. Keep it up! I hope I can do that well, as I just started. #4156767

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 4/11/2007 10:24:37 PM

Thank you Jovie and Nancy!! Ozzie was always hanging out on this windowsill. I miss him dearly!!

Thanks for stopping by! #4156860

Jennifer Cuscino 6/9/2007 9:15:48 AM

GREAT portrait. Love the angle. Well done! #4381335

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 6/19/2007 7:49:08 PM

Thanks you Jennifer VERY much!! #4414687

Taylor 7/21/2007 11:03:04 AM

This is an excellent photo. You deserved the win. #4535830

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 7/21/2007 12:52:00 PM

Thanks Taylor, I truly appreciate it VERY much!!! #4536119

Colleen Farrell 9/1/2007 10:29:06 AM

Fantastic capture, Donna! My cat sits like that too, and it does give him a "cool" look, LOL Beautifully done! #4732502

Debbie E. Payne 10/11/2007 3:07:22 PM

I love this image, Donna. A well-deserved win. In fact, I love your gallery. Lots of inspiration, here\! #4913373

Debbie E. Payne 10/11/2007 3:07:25 PM

I love this image, Donna. A well-deserved win. In fact, I love your gallery. Lots of inspiration, here\! #4913374

Steven E. Ray 10/15/2007 4:20:57 PM

I had not seen this one before, but it is great. I don't think I have seen so much "human" in a cats expression before. The crossed paws and side look up is a one in a million photo! Exceptional capture and worthy winner! #4930467

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/16/2007 1:59:48 PM

Thank you Colleen, Debbie and Steven!! Ozzie was so COOL!! He loved sitting by the window!! #4935011

Dorann Weber 10/16/2007 2:32:02 PM

This has got to be the sweetest photo Donna !... #4935168

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 10/16/2007 2:34:37 PM

Thank you Dorann!! #4935185

Melissa McCabe 11/25/2007 5:18:10 PM

Donna, this is fantastic!!! Love the look, the crossed paws, the reflection - well seen and great point of view! Congrats on this win, totally deserved!!! -mm #5123108

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 11/25/2007 10:08:46 PM

Thank you Melissa!!! #5123837

Ivan Chacon 12/5/2007 3:44:39 PM

Congratulations on all of your Gallery Donna! Remarkable work! :) #5172894

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/5/2007 8:15:44 PM

Thank you Ivan, it's so nice of you to stop by!! #5173606

Lisa J. Boulden 12/13/2007 7:38:25 PM

Such an amazing gallery you have, Donna!
You're such an artist!!!
--Lisa #5205766

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/13/2007 7:41:45 PM

You are so kind, thanks so much Lisa!! #5205775

Louise Kumpf 12/14/2007 2:01:19 PM

What a great capture, Donna! Ozzie was a doll, and this image is a wonderful memento of him. Belated congratulations on your second prize honors! #5208166

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 12/15/2007 12:11:59 PM

Thank you Louise, I really miss him!!! But I am blessed with another cat that I love very much too!!!

Ozzie was so cool and very photogenic!! I will never forget him!!!

Take care!!

Donna #5210698

Elina 4/7/2008 5:54:31 AM

Another great one, made me smile. :)
Congratulations on your great second-place winner!
-Elina #5755445

Amanda Chapman 5/17/2008 4:59:15 PM

Congrats on the win :) #5935793

Carol Engstrom 2/17/2009 5:21:42 AM

I love this! He is soooo cool! #7175018

Donna La Mattino Pagakis 2/17/2009 8:28:15 AM

Thank you Elina, Amanda and Carol!!! #7175658

Christine Lobsinger 6/11/2009 4:25:56 AM

Hi Donna, wanted to check out your gallery again.... your cat is KewL....
Congratulations on your WINNER!!!
SMILING WITH YOU... #7618850

Gary Sagnor 6/25/2009 3:06:04 AM

Hey Donna! I was checking out your amazing gallery and saw one of my favorite photos again. I can’t believe I'm commenting on it again after my last one 3 years ago!! You’re a great photographer, I love looking at your gallery! #7676104

Gary Sagnor 11/12/2009 1:55:34 PM

I Love this Pose. A job well Done.

Brian #8125960

Christopher Budny 3/23/2010 7:40:42 PM

While hopelessly checking to see if Finalists were out yet, this great image popped up on the Contest Page... I love it!! A belated congratulations! #8476261

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