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Nikon & Rocky

Posted by
B. Thomas (Arlington, Texas, United States) on 1 September 2016 in Animal & Insect and Portfolio.

We traveled to Colorado a couple of weeks ago on a special mission. We were going to pick up a Somali kitten from the breeder near Denver. We had been waiting for about 11 weeks for him to be old enough, and I was counting the days. She had been sending photos each week, and each week I picked from the photos the one I thought I wanted.

We met the whole litter of six just over a week ago and we were choosing from two boys. We had already chosen his name - Nikon. The problem was, we could not decide between the two. We left and went up to Rocky Mountain National Park for a few days of hiking before coming back to pick him up. We realized that at first we were saying, "When we get him home..." but later we found ourselves saying, "When we get them home..." and then we knew that we really wanted them both. After a day and a half of traveling, they are now at home with us in Texas.


NIKON D5500 1/60 second F/3.8 ISO 1800 39 mm (35mm equiv.)

Jypyä Pop from Turku, Finland

Oh, how sweet the children. Leevi also sends greetings. Good luck and long life to welcome Jypyä Pop

1 Sep 2016 5:25am

tataray from Charentes-Poitou, France

Ohhhhhh, ils sont magnifiques, couleurs pas ordinaires.
Agréable douceur, caresses pour eux. )

1 Sep 2016 5:56am

ursulakatariina from Turku, Finland

Oh my, hello little cuties! Gorgeous little cats!

1 Sep 2016 6:15am

martine Libouton from Bousval, Belgium

Ils sont trop mimi!

1 Sep 2016 8:30am

grouser from Ludlow, United Kingdom

You softy you :)

1 Sep 2016 9:10am

@grouser: I'm so busted. ;-)

Luca Bobbiesi from Milano, Italy

Really a fantastic photo!

1 Sep 2016 9:38am

Marie Le Corre from Entre montagnes et Bretagne, France

Ils sont superbes tous les deux

1 Sep 2016 9:55am

Frances from Boston, United States

A beautiful image of these wonderful cats.

1 Sep 2016 10:19am

omid from mashhad, Iran

so cuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuute! :)
L O V E L Y !!!

1 Sep 2016 10:29am

beach from Oshawa, Ontario, Canada

Very cute kitties.

1 Sep 2016 11:14am

jean pierre a from France

jolis chatons! amitiés

1 Sep 2016 12:16pm

Joyce from Montana, United States

Oh how unique they are! What fun you are having! And future posts the cats' meow. Ghad corny.

1 Sep 2016 12:41pm

Ruthiebear from Titusville, NJ, United States

As I said on FB, they are so precious. their color is so rich. ANd those eyes are irresistible

1 Sep 2016 6:28pm

Philnz from Ngatea, New Zealand

I can see why you had to take them both. Two bundles of love and fun.

1 Sep 2016 8:34pm

Irene from San Francisco, United States

Oh, how cute !!

1 Sep 2016 10:03pm

Nicou from Sion, Switzerland

Charmante image de ces chattons quelle vue et compo superbe.

2 Sep 2016 3:54am

L'Angevine from Angers, France

oh adorable

2 Sep 2016 6:21am

Julie L. Brown, Photobirder from Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

They are adorable and so beautiful!

2 Sep 2016 10:44am

Devi from Chennai, India

Aw!! They are cute..Lovely cute bundles :0) May you have a great time with them...
Wonder if Nacho will be jealous !

2 Sep 2016 12:20pm

Oiva from Turku, Finland

Lovely two puppies, and how large are their eyes, and so bright.:-))))Haleja.

Nice days to all of you my good friend.

3 Sep 2016 6:24am

Ronnie 2¢ from Atlantic Shores, United Kingdom

Oh, my, what an overwhelming delight . . I am sooo envious !!

14 Sep 2016 7:35am

@Ronnie 2¢: I thought you'd want to see them, Ronnie. I will be sharing more!

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Lovely cat by omid

1/60 second
ISO 1800
39 mm (35mm equiv.)