Manic Mancat Monday.

If you missed it, we posted our Dear Niblets, Week Eight letter here. Our Niblets boys have just a week left before they join their forever homes and the loving families who have been patiently waiting so long.

The Niblet boys Russell and Robbie - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

The Niblet boys Russell and Robbie – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

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Quint says: All last week my dad was on vacation and we got to sleep late every day… or at least, that was the plan. After many nights of my dad and me staying up until three and four in the a.m. watching movies and eating popcorn and cheese, mom decided we might have needed a slight change of schedule. Needless to say, I wasn’t exactly signed up on her scheme.

Morning Quint - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Morning Quint – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

But I love my mom and everyone knows that moms know best. On that very morning and lucky for me, my painting studio was all set up before I’d barely opened my eyes. I’ll admit I was a little cranky at first when presented with a palette of paint instead of what I like to call my morning coffee – A few Feline Greenies. And mom said I was too much of a handful to get pictures but you know how much I don’t like that flashy box anyway, especially so early in the morning afternoon!

Quint's Holly Berries on 4 inch x 4 inch canvas w/easel - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Quint’s Holly Berries on 4 inch x 4 inch canvas w/easel – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

But all it took was a couple of paw dips and the ol’ painting spirit came upon me like gangbusters! I was flinging paint left and right, dabbing here, dabbing there. And then, I was done!

I hope you like my first 2013 holiday work that my mom is calling Holly Berries. I tried to keep it simple, not because I was barely awake but because in this hectic, manic world, sometimes simple is soothing. Please click on my painting to enbiggen, or if you’d really like, visit my art shop to see this and the rest of my work for sale. You know, I hear a big holiday is coming up *wink wink*

I’m working on a second 2013 holiday piece that I’ll make sure my mom posts about later this week. That one will be more colorful and festive and is inspired by all the bright, sparkly lights I can see from my windows. I can’t wait to finish that set.

The tired little painter - 2013 © Colehaus Cats

The tired little painter – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

Well, my dad is back at work this week and that means getting back to the old schedule… which I promise to do right after this much-needed nap. Happy Monday!

29 responses to “Manic Mancat Monday.

  1. Quint, our mommy loves that new painting and can’t wait to see the next set as well. You really do look tuckered out. Have a nice snooze. The photo of Russell and Robbie is adorable. We are really going to miss them. Purrs and hugs, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  2. Both me and my mom-person LOVE your new Holiday painting <3

  3. Mom’s getting all misty about Russell and Robbie leaving your house. We keep telling her that they are going to great homes but you know how Mom’s are! We happen to think that you have really expanded with your painting skills. You are awesome, dude!!! 🙂

  4. Oh Quint, that holiday painting is fabulous!!

  5. I honestly think that your kitties are some of the most adorable I have EVER seen! I am dying over Russell and Robbie!

  6. Your painting is pawsome! We’re going to miss those sweet boy cats!

  7. The Niblets grew up so fast! It seems like yesterday when they were little tiny furrballs!
    Quint: lovely painting!

  8. we love the holly berries – rest up Quint

  9. Beautiful job as usual Quint! Now get back to napping!

  10. We will miss the little boys too.
    Quint your festive painting is fantastic. What a clever and talented kitty you are.
    Have marvellous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  11. The Holly Berries painting is so pretty! We can’t wait for your big holiday painting. 🙂
    Will the boys be going to the same furrever home?

  12. da tabbies o trout towne

    dood…yur new paintin iz awesum rockin mega kewl !! we loves it 🙂
    N sorree bout de late nite N cheese deel but Christmas IZ just round de korner; may bee yur dad will get MOR time off werk N thiz time ya can add cookeez two de mix !!!


  13. Oh, you do truly need a long nap after such hard creative endeavors. Dream of wonderful things, Quint.

  14. What a pretty painting, Quint! My human and I are night owls, so we can totally relate. 😉

  15. We really LOVE that holly berry painting, well done!

    BTW, the Niblet boys will be in their forever homes just in time to cause havoc with all the holiday decorations. Hahahahaha! Well done to you all. 🙂

  16. Dearest Quint. You are so talented and mommy loves you to the moon. xoxoxo

  17. Quint, that painting is the best of the best. You did such a good job on it. It will be a sad day when the niblet boys leave but we know they have wonderful homes. Have a great day.

  18. great painting!xxSpeedy

  19. Quint, adorei a sua nova pintura, ela tem cores natalinas, muito apropriado para este mês. Lamento que suas férias com papai acabaram, ficar acordado até tarde é muito legal!

  20. Quint, we love your holiday painting. We’re gonna ask the mom to get us one of your paintings for Christmas.

    The mom has been on vacation all week long too…she goes back to that work place tomorrow. We’re gonna miss having her home with us!

  21. Quint you are a regular DaVinci!

  22. You outdid yourself, Quint, with the holly berry painting! Be sure to rest up good after your dad and your late nights.

  23. Those little boys sure look cute but I bet they don’t have your talent, Quint!

  24. We’re going to miss hearing about those little boys, but they have amazing adventures ahead of them.

    We can’t wait to see what other paintings Quint has planned.

  25. Quint, we know that Art cannot be hurried, although you did some beautiful impromtu work!

  26. spittythekitty

    Quint, We are sooooo impressed by your holly berries. Of course you need a very good nap after all that hard artistic effort.

    Congrats to Robbie and Russell on finding their furever homes–those are some awesomely lucky families! XOXOXOXO

  27. We love Holly Berries, it is so pretty! Great work there buddy, you are truly a master! We are so happy for the boys and wish them wonderful forever homes!