Back at Dow's Lake again today, this first tulip bed features a type called Moulin Rouge in the foreground.
This pink one's called Christmas Dream.
There was a local cat strolling through the park. I kept trying to take shots. She was having none of that; she was perfectly happy to be petted and stroked and fussed over, but wouldn't stay still. Well, it's not as if cats will make things easy for us lower forms of life, will they?
So nice....and the cat really added to the beauty! I love this! :)ReplyDelete
Your photos danced to music in my head! So nice. What a day for cats, eh? :-)ReplyDelete
ALOHA from Honolulu
That's a beautiful tulip... and a typical cat!ReplyDelete
Smart cat! Avoiding the press.ReplyDelete
A pretty cat tiptoeing through the tulips--I'm sure she ignored all signs saying to stay out of the tulips.ReplyDelete
I never knew that tulips dance the French can-can! Perhaps that's why the cat never kept still!ReplyDelete
The neverending tulips... but I'm still not tired of them! :)ReplyDelete
Until now, I thought it was the Netherlands is a country of tulips.ReplyDelete
Linda: thank you!ReplyDelete
Cloudia: cats rule!
Linda: very typical!
Petrea: her techniques were well honed!
Elaine: of course she did!
Ciel: that would explain it!
Halcyon: neither am I!
Mariusz: it is one of the good things to have come out of World War 2.
Still a gorgeous photo with the white tulips as background.ReplyDelete
Moulin Rouge is an interesting name for a tulip. I attended a performance at the Moulin Rouge in Paris. Now that was a great time! Cats generally don't give a flea whether or not you want to take a picture of them. I usually sneak around behind trees and try to catch them unawares. Doesn't hardly ever work. But then trees bark and cats don't like that. :)ReplyDelete
It's been said that cats can detect earthquakes before they happen--but wouldn't warn humans. I'm pretty sure that's true. They just see us as an inconvenience!ReplyDelete
i like the moulin rouge! ha, that cat thinks he owns those gardens!ReplyDelete
love that they have their own mascot! :)ReplyDelete
Cat do tend to be indifferent don't they? Beautiful tulips. I just can't get enough of them!ReplyDelete
I love the behahiour of that cat, where ever you are cats always go their own way. :-)ReplyDelete
@Deb: those tulips will be back in these posts again!ReplyDelete
@Norma: we are an inconvenience!
@Tanya: it's an unusual tulip.
@Tex: in the cat's worldview, it's her garden.
@Lois: thank you very much!
@Jan: they really do.
Totally beautiful. Someone put in a lot of work to achieve those results.ReplyDelete
Pink and white make beautiful tulips!ReplyDelete
Great shots but the Kitty shot is so perfectly meowish. MBReplyDelete
The cat is a wonderful addition to the tulip experience!ReplyDelete
Some more great shots! The cat by the tulips it's a nice addition...ReplyDelete
Don't think I've ever seen so many tulips outside of HollandReplyDelete
Doctor honoris causa of tulips, of course I agree.ReplyDelete
Welcome to cat world ! Those who are really in charge.ReplyDelete
For a moment I thought it was Hollad! Beautiful flowers and pictures!ReplyDelete
@Mari: yes, they did!ReplyDelete
@Marleen: they certainly do!
@RedPat: I have seen cats among the tulips before.
@VP: I thought, "I've got to get at least something."
@Gerald: at least a million bulbs get planted each year.
@Tomas: thank you!
@Stuart: they are our lords and masters.
@Caramella: thank you kindly!
I love all that pink!...and the absolutely classic cat shot ("This is what I think of your camera, Buddy!").ReplyDelete
Cute little cat and I am still in love with your tulips. Wishing you a great weekend William.ReplyDelete
i guess the cat is smart & knows what a gorgeous view it is ... smart "kat". nice!! ( ;ReplyDelete
That second photo is stunning.ReplyDelete
Those red and white tulips--I think I'm going to have to plant some! The cat looks cute, too!ReplyDelete
Of course, it is possible that the cat was just a tourist admiring the lovely blooms, William...or donyou know for certain that it was a local?ReplyDelete
Yes, that is a cat for you! Wonderful photos. A site for sore eyes.ReplyDelete
A tulip called Moulin Rouge! How perfect!ReplyDelete
And I love your inclusion of the cat.
love this and now i am subscribed by email so i can visit!!!!!!!!ReplyDelete
@Kay: count on a cat to do that.ReplyDelete
@Denise: thank you.
@Beth: you wonder what cats think of it all.
@Sharon: thank you.
@Beatrice: it's a local, coming from one of the local homes. I've seen that cat again since.
@Jennifer: oh, I love cats.
@Cheryl: what a sweetie!
@Daryl: thank you.