That beautiful cat

This handsome fellow lives at the boatyard near the Ponte dei Muti in Cannaregio. He was so soft to touch!

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  1. Venice, my favorite city, and a cat that looks like mine. Heaven! What more could I ask for?

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  2. What a lovely cat. Does he live in the CATacombs ? πŸ˜‰ xox

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  3. Isn’t he a lovely cat, Danielle! I was so pleased that he let me pat him.

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  4. C’est toujours avec un immense plaisir que je rencontre un des chats de l’ex-squero dei Muti, quand j’ai beaucoup de chance je vois les trois.
    Celui ci est toujours très sympatique.
    Merci et Γ  bientΓ΄t
    Danielle

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  5. Bridget

    Hello Yvonne,
    I love your pictures of Venice – especially these cat pictures. Beautiful creatures!
    I have been so happy to read your posts again.
    Enjoy your time in Venezia!
    Kind regards,
    Bridget

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  6. Ah, the lovely Minx….looking for all the world like she was placed on that doilie on purpose.
    Definitely get cat- sick when I go away. Even a trip to San Lorenzo helps a bit. Although they are wary and won’t let you touch them. I do find cats come out more on a sunny day. Or at least a warmer day.

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    • Michelle, she sort of nudged various little rocks aside and nestled in there. Why bother buying cat beds when they find their own spot?

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      • Yes, cat beds do tend to be a waste of money….although I had a couple of them for a while that did get used because they were in the window. But since I no longer have a sunny window she prefers the pillow placed on the trunk at the end of my bed….for now…who knows where it will be next week? Or even tomorrow.

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  7. Andante

    We know exactly what you mean by “catsickness” – that’s what leads us home, isn’t it? She looks lovely, and the pose reminds us of one of ours!

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  8. Andante

    All cats are beautiful, in our opinion, and when we’re away from home and our own, we’re always on the look-out for a local cat to admire. Sadly, the very first time we went to Venice …. it took us FOUR days to find one! By then we were really in a bad way. Since then we’ve got better at seeking them out there. That one is a real beauty, though. thanks

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  9. There’s another bold little fellow not far from where I’m staying. He wanders the neighbourhood, is well know and is admitted to several homes. I’ll post photos of that one later.

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  10. I think I have seen that gorgeous creature in some of the E-Venise videos. I’ll have to wander over there and look for him/her when I’m there next. On a sunny day of course. There seem to be more cats out with the sun.

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  11. Pat

    Beautiful! What cute little legs….

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  12. Hi Yvonne! That’s my neighbour! It always comes to see me when I cross the bridge and I can pet it. There are two other cats who live there.
    What’s up with the bridge?
    Have a nice day!

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  13. Melissa

    What a handsome looking cat! A magnificent looking specimen, and he let you pat him 😊

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  14. Dear Yvonne,
    Wow, now that’s a beautiful cat – he looks pretty well fed so I guess he’s not one of those “stray” ones?

    The sun came out yesterday afternoon – it disappeared for two weeks – so was a very welcome visitor!
    Have a lovely weekend
    Ciao from Vienna
    Liz

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