Smeagol by billyboy

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2960 views, 96 faves, 16 features – April 2013

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This… is Smeagol.
He is one of sister Barb’s two new kittens.
The other guy is Deagol.
Smeagol and Deagol are also Hobbits in Lord of the Rings, and as soon as Smeagol stared back at me here, through my viewfinder, I totally understood why she named them as she did.

My first impression was that kitty Smeagol has a face only a mother could love, and I actually DID have my fingers tightly crossed behind my back as I told Barb how “CUTE the little tyke is :-)))))”…
But incredibly, the more I watched him play with his little brother, the more his little face and big ears and krinkly whiskers grew on me. And at this point I need to confess they both totally melted me and I’m now totally compelled to post this picture so you can all go “Awwwwww, he’s such a CUTE little tyke…” (with yer fingers crossed firmly behind yer backs :-)

Smeagol and Deagol (yeah, I think that’s how you spell them) are part Siamese and part Sphinx… but Smeagol here got the dominant Sphinx gene bigtime. Almost no fur, but the fur he does have is soft and like velvet to the touch. And the ginger spots and stripes are cool beyond belief, and he’s totally hyper nutz. Watching him play and do his wacko act is pure class entertainment and I for one am gonna have an absolute blast watching these two grow up.
Might even get a few more pics…

Big congrats Barb, they’re gorgeous!!


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  • billyboy
    billyboyalmost 4 years ago

    … and here’s Deagol !!

  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 4 years ago

    Ahhhhh! They are totally cute.
    Smeagol looks a right character!

  • Wow that cat thing you did with the whiskas is clever…
    HEY, I DID it !!!
    Thanks for the kitty love, and for the fave!!

    – billyboy

  • Rhenastarr
    Rhenastarralmost 4 years ago

    They are both totally fascinating and cute. I love the little hobbit Smeagol, what an interesting and perplexing face.

  • Interestting and perplexing is a total understaement :-))
    You would absolutely not believe these guys!!

    – billyboy

  • Raymond Kerr
    Raymond Kerralmost 4 years ago

    Awesome looking pussy ..

  • Don’t be silly Ray, it’s a male :-)

    – billyboy

  • AJM Photography
    AJM Photographyalmost 4 years ago

    My, what big eyes you’ve got. And my, what big ears you’ve got! And wow, what a scraggly little tail you’ve got… I feel a feline feature coming on.

  • John, the way that little guy eats it’s not gonna be long before the eyes and ears look small !
    I stuck this in just about every cat and kitty group I could find… we’ll see what happens…:-)
    Thanks for stopping by!

    – billyboy

  • Hiroko
    Hirokoalmost 4 years ago

    Priceless photo…

  • Hiroko, YOU are priceless :-)

    – billyboy

  • Virginia Shutters
    Virginia Shuttersalmost 4 years ago

    Lmao! Smeagol is definitely the perfect name for that kitty! Wonderful capture, Billy, well done! :D

  • Thanks Virginia, and if you think he looks like a Smeagol in this shot, you should see some of the otherz :-))

    – billyboy

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckeralmost 4 years ago

    what a sweet little booboo baby!!! He will grow into those ears soon!!! heehee :o)

  • Fingers crossed Dawn :-D

    – billyboy

  • Dawn M. Becker
    Dawn M. Beckeralmost 4 years ago

    P.S. animals are so awesome, but cats rule!!! :o) sweet little ones!!! :o)

  • You are SO right… cats have ruled this household for over 30 years. And it’s not always been sweet :-/
    But ya gotta love ’em (sigh)…

    – billyboy

  • P.S. Cheers for the fave!!

    – billyboy

  • TextureoftheSin
    TextureoftheSinalmost 4 years ago

    He’ll grow into those eyes ;)

  • Now THAT is a scary thought :-0
    Cheers for the visit Tots!!

    – billyboy

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