Casper the Cat

Photographing cats in the studio is never easy.  The sudden flash of the lights seems to hurt their sensitive eyes, and after one shot they flee, terrified into some nook or cranny, in the hope of hiding away.  Sometimes, even when they are being held by their owner, they will become so agitated that they will claw and bite their way to freedom.

Casper the English Long Hair Cat arrived at the studio yesterday with his human servant, and like any aristocratic cat would do, calmly settled down to pose for the camera, simoly aware that a celebrity cat of his position in life must sometimes nod at the paperazzi, and yield to the demand for publicity.  Here’s a shot of him on his servant’s shoulder…

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