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Picture of a smiling cat with a Canary feather in its mouth

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The Cat That Swallowed The Canary


The cat that swallowed the canary is what this funny cat picture is all about. The happy looking cat, seen close-up, has a yellow canary feather hanging from the corner of his mouth...evidence of the dastardly act!

Cats with canary feathers in their mouths have become an iconic symbol of mischief and flaunting the rules, but in an oddly good natured way. Probably because of the cartoon series in which inevitably the poor canary, having been captured by the kitty, manages to get away and even get some revenge on the poor hapless cat. The image does capture the innate rascally nature of our feline friends!


A smiling cat with a canary feather hanging from it's mouth is the image that started a new career for me. I brought this image to a greeting card company, Portal Publications, and asked them to create a line of cards with me based on funny, anthropomorphic pet pictures. To my surprise they agreed! Now we have over 500 hundred greeting card images and the pictures are available on a variety of products. We started in 2001.  Our collection of anthropomorphic animal images is called Animal Antics. The collection includes elephants, lions, tigers, bears, hamsters, cows, and many more animals. 


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