A Bengal Cat or a Marbled Tabby? – Photo Story

I saw this cat that looked like a Bengal cat, but I wasn’t sure.  It could be a marbled tabby cat… I couldn’t tell the difference.

So I did what every crazy cat lady would do, asked the cat.

Excuse me, Mr. Cat. Are you a Bengal or a marbled tabby?

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

Mr. Cat said “Don’t bother me. Go away.”

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

Then the cat got up and crossed the street.

I followed but he stopped and said “Stop following me!”

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

Of course I lied and said I wasn’t.. I was going the same way.

The cat went through a fenced in garden, but I could still see him.

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

Then the cat stopped. So I asked again.
“Are you a Bengal cat or just a marbled tabby.”

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

He just turned his head and didn’t answer. I think he felt insulted.

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

“Please,” I said, “I just need to know.”

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

The cat got up and said, “It’s time for my dinner. I’m going home.”

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

Then he stopped and said, “Please stop stalking me or I’ll tell my human you are trying to kidnap me.”

OMG!

What a mean cat I thought…

A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?
A Bengal Cat or Marbled Tabby?

 

I am still not sure if the mean cat was a Bengal or a marbled tabby.

… but I know where he lives.

 

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What Happened to the Pigeons?

On my way to the bakery this afternoon, I saw a lot of pigeons perked on the power line wires.  I had never seen pigeons closely perched side by side before and I wondered what was going on.

I should have taken a quick shot… but I thought I should go quickly to the bakery and come back.  Bad move.  When I came back, most of the pigeons perched on the power line wires were gone.  Only a few left.

What happened to the pigeons?

What da heck happened?  Where did they go?

I found out that the pigeons were waiting for dinner.  A guy comes everyday at around 5 o’clock in the afternoon and feeds the birds.  He said at first there were only four pigeons.  But they must have told a friend and the friend told its family and friends and now there are so many of them.


Guess what that guy had in the brown paper bag?

Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part #2

Here is another beautiful mural commissioned by the Chinatown BIA (Business Improvement Areas) located on Dundas St. East, just east of Spadina Avenue, in Toronto.

Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part 2
Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part 2
Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part 2

 

Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part #1

I was surprised to see really cool murals in our Chinatown in downtown Toronto today.

Here is one of the many stunning murals commissioned by the Chinatown BIA (Business Improvement Areas) located on Dundas St. East, just east of Spadina Avenue.

Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part #1
Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part #1
Toronto Chinatown Murals – Part #1

 

April Snow – A Haiku Poem

April Snow, photo by mzrosie

Crocus are blooming
Other spring bulbs poking up
Despite April snow.

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© 2016 mzrosie

 

Well, it’s official.  Winter is not yet over here in Toronto.  Forecast is that more snow is coming our way.   Here are a few pictures I shot today around my neighborhood.

Ed Mirvish Theatre got Photobombed

Ed Mirvish Theatre, photo by mzrosie

A white suburban car photobombed my only shot of the Ed Mirvish Theatre, which is located in downtown Toronto.   It was noon, so traffic was heavy but I thought I got a clear shot.

Oh well.

 

If you didn’t get your Easter Eggs today…

Nearsighted Easter Bunnies, photo by mzrosie

… blame it on these nearsighted Easter bunnies.

I saw these cute Easter bunnies in the window display of an optometrist in my neighborhood here in Toronto.  So cute, don’t you think?

Below is our local community center displaying children’s lovely coloring arts.

Easter children’s art, photo by mzrosie

And below is an Easter egg plant in full bloom from one of my neighbors garden.  Where did you think the Easter Bunny got those colorful eggs?

Easter eggs, photo by mzrosie

Happy Easter everyone!

 

Winter is Back in Toronto

Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie

It never really left.  It was just hiding around the corner and, as soon as we put away our winter clothes, it came back with an evil grin.  Toronto had ice pellets that turned into freezing rain overnight and everything was covered with ice today.  It was really pretty to look at.  Definitely not for walking or driving though.  But hey, this is Canada.  We live in igloos.

Here are some pictures I took today on my way to the bakery:

Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie
Winter is Back in Toronto, photo by mzrosie

 

Meet Colin – Artist at Work

Meet Colin – Artist at Work, photo by mzrosie

This is Colin.  Colin is a spray paint artist, who has been working to eradicate graffiti in my neighborhood here in Toronto.   Colin was creating this mural on a detached double car garage last summer.  … that’s why he was shirtless, it was summer.   Just so you know.

Spray Paint Art by Colin, photo by mzrosie
Spray Paint Art by Colin, photo by mzrosie