Photo: Sun Worship-purr

Black and White Sunday

Calvin catches sunlight on his whiskers


This time of year, the early afternoon sun streams through my windows, painting stripes on my stairs. The cats know this, and one of them will lay claim (literally) to the spot, demanding that humans step over the cat and declaring that no canine or feline shall pass.

It’s no wonder. In this picture, Calvin is immersed in the sun’s rays, soaking in the warm down to his very whiskers.

Ah, the life of a cat.

Do you ever wish you could join your pets and curl up next to them in their sun puddles? I’ll admit; sometimes I just do it–if only for a moment.

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24 Comments on "Photo: Sun Worship-purr"

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  1. MyDogLikes says:

    Oh!! Great sunspot! Happy Sunday!

  2. Soaking in a sun puddle is the BEST! Happy B&W Sunday.

  3. Jen Gabbard says:

    I do it as well, I’ve actually found it quite comfortable a few times and now I no longer wonder why my dog loves her window spot. Something about the suns rays beaming down feels so darn good.

  4. Brian Frum says:

    That is such a great photo and darn impressive whiskers too!

  5. Mary says:

    Oh that looks so relaxing and perfect.

  6. Emma says:

    Bailie, cat bro Bert and I love the sun puddles in Mom’s office and we often argue over the best spots. Sometimes, Mom will lie down and take a nap in them with us, right there on the floor.

  7. Patch of sun perfection!

  8. Marie says:

    Beautiful photo! Happy B & W Sunday 🙂

  9. It is pretty tempting but I haven’t done it yet.

  10. So far Rhette has claimed my sunny spot in the afternoons on the back porch. The weathers gotten so warm we are opening windows and Rhette loves those too. I think I want to be a cat! Love Dolly (& Rhette)

  11. Reminds me of our cat which is also basking in the sun right now. Happy B&W Sunday!

  12. Oh! Sugar loves the mid day SUN especially on cold days. Happy Sunday. Golden Woofs

  13. Kitties Blue says:

    Astrid is the one in our house claiming the good sun puddles, which occur in the kitchen. You look adorable in this photo, Calvin, from your back toes right to the tip of your whiskers! XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  14. melf says:

    OMG. What an awesome photo! I love the angle, the pose and the composition of light and shadows. Love this one!

  15. I love snuggling in a sunbeam with Bentley. His fur always feels so warm. ☺

  16. Oh that sun puddle looks so good!

  17. meowmeowmans says:

    I often join our cats for a nap in the sunpuddles. 🙂

  18. Love those sun puddles!!! My kittie bros fight over them sometimes 🙂

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