Uploaded: April 27, 2015 08:45:36 | Entered: April 27, 2015 08:47:37


A baby child staring at the lens



Well that was lucky, I think the cat adds a lot to the beautiful rose Mary! #1616927

Mary K. Robison May 06, 2015

I agree, Jo Ann. It's one of my all-time favorite photos to remember the little dude. #11297574

Tiia Vissak May 06, 2015

a wonderful image! #11297606

Val Feldman level-deluxe May 06, 2015

A rose aficionado! Riley was a very cultured and sophisticated you miss him much. Well, this is sure a "double delight" - Riley and Roses - a wonderful keepsake, Mary - made all the more so with your creative and artistic touch! #11297643

Jeff Sielski May 06, 2015

Beautiful capture Mary K! #11297675

Joy Rector May 06, 2015

beautiful #11297697

Karen Bacon May 06, 2015

I wish my cat would do this! An adorable image with great color and clarity.Well done,Mary! #11297701

Mary K. Robison May 06, 2015

Thanks for your supportive comments, Val, Jeff, Joy, and Karen. I appreciate them! #11297710

Gord MacEachern May 06, 2015

Uniquely beautiful image here Mary, great job!! #11297750

Becky LeMaster May 06, 2015 1

What a perfectly timed capture Mary! A beautiful memorial for your boy, Riley. Sorry to hear of your loss. He was beautiful. Truly a "Double Delight" capture! #11297772

Tammy M. Anderson level-deluxe May 06, 2015

Beautiful rose and a very nice surprise I bet when Riley photo bombed your picture. Love the rose color, light and comp. #11297790

John Connolly May 06, 2015

A beautifully presented image Mary! Riley sure looks like he was a beautiful cat! #11297806

Michelle Alton May 06, 2015

Spectacular image. #11297816

Mary K. Robison May 06, 2015

Thanks for commenting, Gord, Becky, Tammy, John, and Michelle. I appreciate it.
And don't feel too bad ~ it's been more than a year and a half since we had to say goodbye to Riley. We remind ourselves we were lucky to have him for 12 years. And we have videos as well as photos to remember those special habits of his. His "replacement ", Danny, has "special" habits, too. But they generally involve teeth in my husband's arms, and torn-up furniture. He's lucky he's so cute when he's sleepy or in an affectionate mood.
"Photo bomb" - hadn't thought of that, Tammy. Certainly fits. #11297859

Nadia Paul May 06, 2015

Riley really makes this gorgeous capture special Mary - beautiful light and details! #11297954

Douglas Pignet May 07, 2015

nice capture and post treatment #11298041

Avril Young May 07, 2015

Ah this is adorable, perfectly timed Mary.. #11298053

Teresa Burnett level-classic May 07, 2015

A cat after my own heart!! A rose lover!! Wonderful capture, Mary!! Love that well as Riley!! #11298134

Mary K. Robison May 07, 2015

Thank you for commenting, Nadia, Doug, Avril, and Teresa! #11298344

Reynaldo D. Reyes level-classic May 07, 2015

This is such a special capture Mary. Not only is the flower so beautiful on its own but the inclusion of Riley as he appears to show such admiration for the beauty of this double delight makes it all the more noteworthy. #11298375

Mary K. Robison May 08, 2015

Thanks so much for stopping by, Rey. #11298482

Marijana Fajgl May 08, 2015

Love you treatment on this fantastic capture, Mary! My Lili has an interest in flowers when I put it in the vase. Your Riley and my Maza were very similar, they are probably togather right now...
Thank you (and your husband) for such a nice comments on my cat photos. #11298928

frank w. degenhardt May 08, 2015

Sometimes those are the shots that become a special one and for here a Winner. What a beautiful looking flower with its gorgeous colors and then Riley looking at it makes this a Grand Prize Winner. A favorite for me Mary. Beautiful. Have a great day. #11299053

Evy Johansen level-classic May 08, 2015

So beautiful, Mary!!! #11299059

Mary K. Robison May 09, 2015

Thanks, Marijana, Frank, and Evy, for your supportive and friendly words. I appreciate them. #11299148

Chris Ebben October 28, 2015

Our old cat Abbie use to smell the flowers like this, it's been over 25 years since we had to say Goodbye to her & I still miss her & think of her often. This is a beautiful image to remember Riley with. Keep smiling=^..^= #11392790

Mary K. Robison October 31, 2015

Thanks, Chris. Scott and I still remind each other of Riley's cute little quirks, and wish we could channel his cuddly (non-biting) nature into BiteyBoy, who ends his cuddling with claws or teeth. Ah, well..
Abbie must've been a very special cat for you to keep her in your mind and heart for the past 25 years! #11393674

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