I love Kliban Cats.
It all started with my grandma. She was a Cat Lady, and she introduced me to B. Kliban’s tabbies, and that’s about all it took. And so, when I saw evidence of Kliban Cat postcards on the Life Flails blog, yes, I suppose I did enthuse to the point of downright silliness. “Awesome, on top of awesome, times awesome,” is how it came out, in fact. Am I blushing?
Well, the proprietress must have taken pity upon me, because she offered to send me a card. And I offered her a card in return, and this is how it all came out in the wash:
On the card I sent, I wrote some of my long-suppressed Kliban memories. At some point, I remembered that his Cat book had a drawing lesson, which informed how I drew cats when I was young. I made an attempt at recreating that…