Aby-a-Day – July 1: “And all as if beribboned”

One cool thing about going to a national conference is that all sorts of vendors come to show off their wares to the specialised captive audience of attendees.


Once such vendor was a company that makes the rosettes that are given out at every cat show.


Needless to say, this one sample caught my eye.


I really like the eyes on the Abyssinian illustration on the rosette. They look almost photographic.

But don’t take my word for it; compare those eyes to actual Abyssinian eyes:


(I couldn’t resist sneaking in another shot of good ol’ Banjo Mooner!)