Inca by shepherdmanswife

Inca

our 9 year old Somali (long coated Abyssinian)
Somali's are so affectionate. Inca won't leave me alone. She's the one that leaps through the air to land on my shoulder to get a ride around the house or garden and have a cuddle into my neck at the same time!
If you want a cat that just loves it's owner and will be there with you whatever, then this is the breed for you. However, beware, Somali's are not suitable as indoor only cats as they love to go and hunt around the garden (Inca brings mice home, no birds ) We keep her inside for the whole of June when the baby birds are leaving their nests. The breed is also not traffic savvy. They will sit in the middle of the road and flutter their eye lashes at approaching cars. We lost Sam, Inca's son, to a car when he was 8 months old. So, not a good breed to have if you live on a busy road. I live on a country lane and still lost Sam. Having said all that, the Somali breed are wonderful to be owned by!
Excellent shot, love those eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
You are truly blessed to have such a devoted and stunningly lovely cat
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful light and tones. I love the softness of the image.
January 22nd, 2015  
Incredible eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
Oh I want one! Inca is adorable and this is a beautiful portrait :) Don't think my Jack would cope with another cat for now though. Fav
January 22nd, 2015  
I absolutely love cats! What an awesome cat to have that will take a flying leap and land on your shoulder. I wish I had one. The one I have now though I wouldn't trade for the world. Thank you for educating me about this. I didn't know they existed. I knew the short haired ones did.
January 22nd, 2015  
Excellent shot, love the eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
OK, I was all like "note to self: look up Somali cats, get one ASAP, wear clothes with padded shoulders...." until I read your next sentence that broke my heart. Sorry about Sam, and I hope Inca has gotten much wiser over the years. She is an amazingly gorgeous cat, and also looks smart and like a very good hunter! You have the most beautiful cats, and your photos do them justice!
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful cat. Love her eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Wonderful colors! Really nice, fav!
January 22nd, 2015  
She is so beautiful and what beautiful shot of her. FAV
January 22nd, 2015  
what beautiful eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Fantastic eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful eyes- mesmerising stare
January 22nd, 2015  
Gorgeous
January 22nd, 2015  
Amazing eyes - nice image.
January 22nd, 2015  
What a cool cat. Love the eyes too
January 22nd, 2015  
Gorgeous eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
Such a beautiful face and stunning eyes!! Fav!
January 22nd, 2015  
She is a beauty!!!!
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful. Fav
January 22nd, 2015  
What a sweet shot of your kitty. beautiful.
January 22nd, 2015  
Wow, so beautiful Fav
January 22nd, 2015  
How gorgeous!
January 22nd, 2015  
Seen too many cats dead in the road. I need an indoor cat so I don't worry excessively. Beautiful cat though.
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful photo - really love the processing. Our current one is a 16 year old drain cat that we brought back from SIngapore. I have always said that I wont have another cat because of the bird carnage. Keeping them in for June is such a good idea - maybe I will have a re-think when the time comes.........
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful, love her eyes. Fav :)
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful Inca, beautiful picture and nice processing. I love the softness of the light and background.
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Sue
Wonderful eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
Love the intensity of green in the eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
She is so beautiful and what gorgeous green eyes she has.
January 22nd, 2015  
She's a beautiful cat, lovely softness in the image :)
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful shot of a beautiful girl :)
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful cat.
January 22nd, 2015  
what a beautiful cat and what a purrfect shot of her
January 22nd, 2015  
Inca is purrrfect!
January 22nd, 2015  
Pam
She is a beautiful cat!!
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful cat!
January 22nd, 2015  
wow what a beautiful cat, just love those eyes, the color really pops! and what a great pet to have!
January 22nd, 2015  
What a beautiful cat
January 22nd, 2015  
What a beautiful shot of a beautiful cat.
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful cat portrait :)
January 22nd, 2015  
Outstanding pet portrait! Fav!
January 22nd, 2015  
This is incredible. It glows. Fav.
January 22nd, 2015  
Awesome picture. Congratulations on making the Trending Page. Well deserved.
January 22nd, 2015  
What a beautiful kitty and an excellent shot. Fav!
January 22nd, 2015  
what a beautiful cat and the eyes def work for me! favd and a follow
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful shot
January 22nd, 2015  
Excellent portrait
January 22nd, 2015  
beautiful shot. Just love those green eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
Gorgeous! A Fav.
January 22nd, 2015  
Stunning
January 22nd, 2015  
Hypnotically beautiful. Fav.
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful. Fav
January 22nd, 2015  
oh I have missed her! instant fav! those eyes! and the lighting!
January 22nd, 2015  
Love those eyes and that focus, she's beautiful a big fav!
January 22nd, 2015  
Brilliant close-up capture of Inca. Love those eyes so a FAV from me.
January 22nd, 2015  
fabulous - Fav
January 22nd, 2015  
Those eyes! Gorgeous photo.
January 22nd, 2015  
Gorgeous kitty capture!
January 22nd, 2015  
SO beautiful!!!
January 22nd, 2015  
Stunning eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful, such fantastic eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
Love the eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
Fantastic focus on those lovely eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
Hypnotics eyes - great shot
January 22nd, 2015  
Lovely photo, nice eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful shot, like those piercing green eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Hello, gorgeous Inca! You are a huge FAV for me, lovely fluffy girl!
January 22nd, 2015  
What gorgeous eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
Lovely photo!
January 22nd, 2015  
Wow, what a beautiful cat and so well photographed. FAV
January 22nd, 2015  
What a beauty, gorgeous eyes! Fav
January 22nd, 2015  
Gorgeous portrait of your beautiful cat.....love those green eyes!
January 22nd, 2015  
What gorgeous eyes, beautiful shot.
January 22nd, 2015  
Stunning eyes
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful - but I wouldn't trust anyone that looked at me like that!
January 22nd, 2015  
Instant fav. Love the eyes.
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful capture fav!
January 22nd, 2015  
What a beautiful cat.. I like you closing sentence... so true... nice shot..
January 22nd, 2015  
Simple but so fantastic at the same time. Really good work :) FAV
January 22nd, 2015  
She's a beautiful kitty!
January 22nd, 2015  
Beautiful capture and details. She looks so soft. A fav
January 23rd, 2015  
What a beautiful kitty and love love your processing
January 23rd, 2015  
Your certainly showed Inca's beauty off in a terrific fashion. She looks so snuggly in that pillow. Enjoyed reading about their background.
January 23rd, 2015  
Excellent shot!
January 23rd, 2015  
Beautifully captured!!! Love her gorgeous green eyes!!! Enjoyed reading your story of all the ways she keeps you entertained!!! FAV!!!
January 23rd, 2015  
Wow what a pretty cat, and I love how you captured those eyes.
January 23rd, 2015  
What a gorgeous capture of Inca! And thank you for the info on the breed. Sounds like the almost perfect cat for me. My cat would love to go outside too but the outside world is too dangerous for him. And big Fav!
January 23rd, 2015  
Beautiful cat! Gorgeous eyes. Really nice processing.
January 23rd, 2015  
Those eyes are mesmerizing!
January 23rd, 2015  
Fricken awesome Cat!
January 23rd, 2015  
An inspired portrait of this beautiful animal
January 23rd, 2015  
Wow, gorgeous!
January 23rd, 2015  
Beautiful
January 23rd, 2015  
What a beauty with those lovely green eyes
January 23rd, 2015  
Kim
She's a beauty and you captured her so well!
January 24th, 2015  
What a beauty she is fav. Very interesting info about the breed. I do feel so sorry about Sam.
January 24th, 2015  
wow! crazy eyes, beautiful lighting to show her off
January 24th, 2015  
Adorable and what interesting info about this breed. Beautiful shot.
January 24th, 2015  
Such a beautiful cat, love softness of the image but still retaining that intense stare. Fav.
January 26th, 2015  
Beautiful cat. Would love to have one like this.
January 26th, 2015  
Congrats on TT - fab and fav.
January 30th, 2015  
Congrats on TT!!
January 30th, 2015  
Congratulations Chantal on two finishes in the Top Twenty!
January 31st, 2015  
This is so artistic - congrats on your super TT week!
January 31st, 2015  
So beautiful and precious...sorry I missed this one. Congrats on TT
January 31st, 2015  
Nice capture!
February 1st, 2015  
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