Monday, November 6, 2017

Stormwatcher, also a chipmunk

Stormwatcher Oil on wood, 8" x 8,"  $330.
A bit of excitement recently: I heard a mysterious rattling in the basement. I went downstairs to investigate. It was a chipmunk! Caught in a live trap my husband had set! I texted a picture of the unbelievably small and frantic animal to him at work. (I'm glad he called me right away because I was kinda frantic too!)  Anyway, he instructed me to walk it into the backyard and release it. Watching the chipmunk scamper away willy-nilly was a treat. He made no haste disappearing into a pile of moss covered logs. We had left a basement window open for a brief time-- hoping it was just the one that got in the house...



3 comments:

  1. Oh, my!!! Glad he/she got to run back home once outside!
    And this cat... it's a beautiful pose. I love all your cats, but occasionally there's one that stands out. This one does.

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  2. my kinda world and story. Love the cat. We were inundated with raccoons this year in our corn. They can do a tremendous amount of damage in a short amount of time.

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  3. Lucky you caught him before you shut the window up again!! beautiful painting!!

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