Scat Cat!

Uploaded: September 26, 2007 06:26:42


A Brave little Mockingbird scolds this humiliated cat for trying to sneak up on him.The only fixes to this image was removal(cloning) of a window on a house behind the bird,sharpening and de-saturation.


Christina C. Moore September 26, 2007

I love the narrative aspect of this image Beth. It is nicely composed too. I am pretty sure the bird escaped... Right?-C2 #747544

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic September 26, 2007

Thank you Christina...yes not only was the bird just fine but he was bullying the cat every day...just look at the hangdog expression on the cat! LOL I even have a shot where the bird is dive bombing the cats behind, I plan to put it in my gallery soon as's quite funny!Thanks again for your lovely comments! #4849601

Claudia Kuhn level-classic September 26, 2007

This looks like a picture out of a story book Beth! Love the cat's pose and the bird who seems so interested in seeing what the cat is gonna do next! #4850060

SaMi Martin September 27, 2007

Great capture Beth; I like your choice of b&w. Great title too! #4855354

Kristi A. Howson September 30, 2007

I just love this one Beth. So cute the two of them and your B&W work here is tops!!! #4865654

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic September 30, 2007

Thank you Claudia,SaMi,and Kristi for your wonderful comments! #4865982

Nick Lagos October 04, 2007

I love this one tells a great story....good luck with it #4880641

Toni Riggs October 05, 2007

Wonderful capture and editing! #4888420

Duane Carter October 12, 2007

This is just an excellent catch Elizabeth!!! One of those in the right place at the right time, and very well prepared for it, very well done! #4916588

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic October 25, 2007

Thank you all and thank you to the judge that chose this for finalist!!!! #4977055

Joan Kocak October 25, 2007

outstanding Elizabeth....deserves to go gold! CONGRATS~ #4977270

Anna Diederich October 25, 2007

This is adorable Elizabeth! Excellent capture! Congrats on your finalist! #4977638

Duane Carter October 25, 2007

Congratulations on finalist Elizabeth!!! #4977664

Gail Vitikacs level-classic October 25, 2007

Love it! Congratulations! #4979928

Joe McBroom October 25, 2007

Great Job Beth!!!! I love it!!
Cheers, joe #4980606

Kristi A. Howson October 25, 2007

Congratulations Luv on this magnificient finalist. Love the interaction of these two and your tonal values are very well done. Best of luck in the next round! #4982925

Sherry S. Boles October 25, 2007

Excellent clarity and a wonderful capture! Congrats, Elizabeth!
(We have a mockingbird at our house that flies to me 'yelling' to tattle-tale when a cat is around...They are funny birds!) #4983294

Evy Johansen level-classic October 26, 2007

Wonderful image, Elizabeth!! Big congratulations on your well deserved finalist!! #4983721

Loan Tran level-deluxe October 31, 2007

It is a cute image, like the effect. #5009857

Nick Lagos November 19, 2007

It's great to see this pic receive the accolades it desrves Beth....obviously taken well before its time....big congrats on the honour of POTD matey... #5094169

Michelle Alton November 19, 2007 don't really need my comment to know that this is just an outstanding pic. What a capture (for you...not the cat!). Contratulations on being a finalist and also POTD!
All well deserved.
Michelle #5094309

Bill Houghton November 19, 2007

Beautiful image Elizabeth. fantastic job. Congratulations on your POTD. Bill

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Linda D. Lester level-classic November 19, 2007

Congratulations on this outstanding shot! #5094354

Milan Banik November 19, 2007

Elizabeth Congratulations on your POTD.excellent work done . #5094357

Laura Clay-Ballard November 19, 2007

Congrats! great shot! #5094547

Susie Peek-Swint November 19, 2007

Great capture Elizabeth ~ love the title and story .. many congrats on finalist and POTD! #5094639

Judyann Plante November 19, 2007

What a great photo, Elizabeth! Excellent work! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD.

Judyann <>< #5094678

Josselyne Klecanda November 19, 2007

Great shot,tells a story. Congrats! #5094809

Joy Rector November 19, 2007

congrats on the POTD #5094841

Joyce A. Meck November 19, 2007

I don't know if you just happened to be at the right place at the right time or not but it does not matter! What an outstanding capture! Congrats on the POTD and the Finalist! Well deserved. #5094868

Wendy Stevenson November 19, 2007

Fantastic timing and such a great capture Beth!! Love the toning and story in this!! Big Congrats on your POTD!! Well deserved indeed!! #5094904

Kathleen K. Parker level-deluxe November 19, 2007

Just wonderful! Congrats on your finalist and POTD, Elizabeth!
kk #5095107

Sherry S. Boles November 19, 2007

Congratulations, Elizabeth...It gave me a smile to see this one in my inbox as POTD this morning! :) #5095310

Joe McBroom November 19, 2007

Congrats Beth.... Great job... I know....I still owe you a trip to the lighthouse!!! I have not forgot....Just been busy :-(

Cheers, Joe #5095382

Megan p November 19, 2007

Fabulous Beth!!! What a wonderful POTD!! #5095415

Donna J. Eaton November 19, 2007

Great shot Beth! I love the sulking cat! Congratulations on your POTD! #5095487

Cesar J. La Rosa November 19, 2007

Wonderful tones and excellent composition, Beth!!! "Every picture tells a story", they say, well, this one is a beautiful tale!!! Congratulations on your Finalist and POTD!!!
Cesar #5095613

Vicki L. Filippin November 19, 2007

Such an awesome image and obviously fast acting on your behalf.
Double congratulations.
WELL DONE. #5095650

Ivan Chacon November 19, 2007

Excellent work! Love the image, concept, B&W tones and light!
Great photo Elizabeth! ...The title is pretty cute too! Big congrats on your Finalist & POTD! :) #5095722

Cheryl Meisel November 19, 2007

This is just wonderful!! The B&W make it so different!
BIG CONGRATS on your wins with it!
Cherylm #5095933

Holly Hitchcock November 19, 2007

Spectacular capture. OUTRAGEOUSLY AWESOME detail! Nice job!! #5095935

cheryl m. phillips November 19, 2007

Congratulations on the POTD!!
This is so cute!
The black and white just really makes it that much more eye catching!
Great job!
~cheryl #5096027

Colleen Farrell November 19, 2007

Terrific capture! Congratulations on your finalist and POTD! #5096137

Jill Flynn November 19, 2007

I just have to tell you how much I love this Beth!! It tells a wonderful story and your processing is superb. A big congratulations on your POTD! I must add this to my favorites. #5096139

Donna La Mattino Pagakis November 19, 2007

Excellent timing, super comp and textures. Great in black and white, a fantastic finalist and potd. Huge congratulations Elizabeth! #5096310

Nancy Donnell November 19, 2007

Great storytelling aspect, and a wonderful capture! Congratulations! #5096387

Toni Riggs November 19, 2007

Congratulations Elizabeth! #5096398

Philippe Vieux-Jeanton November 19, 2007

Great capture and excellent work on it. Bravo Elizabeth!! #5096594

ronda chatelle level-classic November 19, 2007

EXCELLENT work Elizabeth! Congratulations on your POTD and Finalist! #5096916

Kristi A. Howson November 19, 2007 wonderful to open up the POTDs and see your name and this pic Luv. One of my very favorites. It is such a great image and a story to match. Congratulations Bethie on this marvelous POTD!!! #5097100

Mary Clarke November 19, 2007

Congratulations on POTD Elizabeth. Love, love, love this!!! #5097123

Kathleen R. Struckle November 19, 2007

Totally awesome. Congrats on you win and POTD!! #5097228

Sharon F. Morris November 19, 2007

Great capture!! Congrats on your POTD. #5097334

Patricia Ronan November 19, 2007

Very good! congrats on your POTD:) #5097447

Nancy (Peaches) Harker November 19, 2007

What a GREAT capture! You had super timing on this for sure! Looks awsome in b/w.
BIG congrats on your finalist and POTD!
Saved to my favorites! #5097481

Jeff Robinson level-deluxe November 19, 2007

Excellent capture of the moment; congrats Beth on your POTD!! Jeff #5097498

November 19, 2007

With the Black and White and the old weatherbeaten fence, I think of the old movies, like THE THREE STOOGES! For instance. #5097548

Dorothy Neumann November 19, 2007

This is such a great story-telling image! Congrats on its success with both a finalist and POTD! #5098358

Elizabeth J. Bernier level-classic November 19, 2007

Thank you to each and every one of you for your great comments...they have meant so much to me!!!! :) #5098727

RC Fritz November 20, 2007

GREAT capture!! Excellent! Congratulations! #5102169

March 19, 2008

This is fantastic! Amazing photo opportunity you had! Wonderfully done, a favorite of mine! #5664969

Carol L. Fowler March 25, 2016 1

Love this shot #11451698

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