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Alley Cats
Alley Cats
markwiley


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Collection: Portfolio
Camera: Canon EOS-550D Rebel T2i
Lens: Canon EF 70-300mm f/4.0-5.6 IS USM
Date: Jul 13, 2011
Date Uploaded: Jul 16, 2011

Viewed: 482
Comments: 9
Favorites: 2 (view)

These are genuine alley cats living in an industrial area of Chicago. The black one is missing part of his ear. They eyed me very suspiciously. Some good soul is setting out food and water for them.

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02/08/2012 12:53:25 PM
The clipped ear may indicate the cat has been spayed or neutered. I know that's how they mark them in Italy so they know not to catch that one again. A very tender shot and oh so lovely in black and white. You really are one of the best at monochrome here.
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07/17/2011 09:12:50 PM
Wow, if looks could kill ;) The background is so fitting to their demeanor.
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07/16/2011 09:48:06 PM
I adore this!!!
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07/16/2011 09:00:58 PM
Awwww. The black one looks like mine, this is a classic alley cat pic.
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07/16/2011 04:27:01 PM
The one on the right looks pretty mean. Nice shot.
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07/16/2011 04:13:34 PM
Cool cats
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07/16/2011 03:23:05 PM
Great shot!
As to the ear, I knew that if a stray cat was caught and fixed, they clip its left ear. My son got one with a clipped ear. So this was one lost and found and lost again.
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07/16/2011 03:04:12 PM
oh damn, this is perfect. no pun. do it big, hang it in a gallery, let it be famous, and send little prints to their momcats if they remember where they was borned.
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07/16/2011 02:51:26 PM
Lovely cat candid, they are such survivors, i have lots of respect for these little guys.
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