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Wednesday, May 11, 2011

mm, milk and cereal

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This avid kitten made my morning: I was doing a quick search for something with a bit of fire to it, and found this illustration by Boris Artzybasheff. Done for Dmitry Mamin-Sibiryak's 1922 book Verotchka's Tales, the piece illustrates "The Story of Little Milk, Little Cereal, and Gray Kitten, Moorka." You may read that tale here at Project Gutenberg.

I can't help but love how Artzybasheff made this creature so sly and so cuddly at the same time. Well, the two are not mutually exclusive. As we all know.


cate said...

Ohh so cute, love the little tip of the tongue poking out!

DamnCuteBunny said...

Sly and cuddly! Certainly the very definition of cat!

Ann Dziemianowicz said...

Love the lil' tongue!