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Thursday, January 29th, 2009
10:02 am - Big News! Zazzle Gift Gallery! www.TigerpixieArt.com

tigerpixieart

Carrie Hawks, Fantasy Cat Art TigerpixieArt Zazzle Gallery
Carrie Hawks, Fantasy Cat Art TigerpixieArt Zazzle Gallery

I have created a Zazzle Gallery for my Fantasy Cats! Zazzle is a wonderful on demand printing company that will enable me to share my artwork on many products and gift items!

My Fantasy Cats are now available on....

T-Shirts for Adults & Children! (Over 100 styles & many colors!)
Keds Shoes for Women & Children! YES, SHOESSSS!! :D
Mousepads!
Mugs! (Over 30 styles Coffee & Tea, 11 oz & 15 oz, Steins, Frosted Glass )
Postage Stamps! ( Real USPS Approved Stamps! )
Greeting Cards & Postcards!
Tote Bags!
Aprons!
Posters! ( BIG Posters, Framing available too! )
Pin Back Buttons, Magnets ( Round & Square )
Stickers, Keychains! & More!!

My Zazzle Gallery Link is.....

http://www.TigerpixieArt.com

....It's nice & easy to remember! :) I have also added this link to my website menu!

I have a good selection of my most popular images up to start. I will be adding MANY More images and products over the next few weeks! I have already added LOTS of Cute Valentines Products just in time for Valentine's Day Shopping too!

I hope that you enjoy my New Zazzle Gift Gallery!! I have had so much fun creating all of these products and look forward to adding many more! So please check back and see what's new.
~Carrie
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current mood: cheerful

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Sunday, January 4th, 2009
12:41 pm - Techno Kitty

lord007

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Wednesday, December 31st, 2008
10:12 am - Kitty Birthday

krystalraven

I was reading this book called 'Dancing with the Sun" (or something like that)  by Yasmine Galenorm and it has a suggestion for a kitty birthday that I thought I would adapt to my practices.

Basically what you do is invite all your friends over that have cats and set up a communal altar with pics of their cats (they don't have to be familiars) both past and present. Everyone is supposed to bring a small bag of cat food to later donate to the local animal shelter. Presents for the kitties are always welcomed. Yes, I'm one of the crazy people that gets her cats a birthday present. Catnip of course would also be placed on the altar along with any favorite cat toys or anything associated with cats (like paw prints and mice). Call upon Bastet for this little ritual. I believe Yasmine mentioned blessing the cat food to bring the kitties good health or something before dropping it off at the shelter. I can't remember though-it's been awhile since I read the book but as I'm preparing to celebrate 'Kitty Birthday" in my house I thought I'd share the idea ^_^

I have three cats so this works pretty good for me. I am a solitary practitioner mainly because I don't have any fellow pagans that I gather with regularly so I plan on just making this something I do yearly. I do it sometime in January since first of all there's no other holiday in that month and second (as reported by my local news) animal shelters see an increase in people giving up their pets in the month of December because they can no longer afford them. My kitties birthdays are in Feb, March, and July but January seemed to be a good time to do this for the above listed reasons.

I know this is a cat magick community but I thought I would also note that this could be adapted for those who have dogs. Pooches need love too ^_^

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Monday, September 15th, 2008
8:55 am - New Figurines! Commissions! New Original Maneki Neko Drawings....

tigerpixieart
Today I have a HUGE update to share with you!... Figurines! I am now taking preorders for my first 5 figurines!, Commissions, I am finally ready to start taking custom commissioned paintings again! 2 New Maneki Neko Original Drawings, New Maneki Neko Products on my site & a few other little updates too......

Fantasy Fairy Cat Resin Figurines, Statues
My first 5 figurines are available for preorder!
These are adorable resin figurines inspired by my fantasy fairy cat paintings. Dea Dragonfly Fairy Cat, Logan Ladybug Fairy Cat, Calico's Mystical Pumpkin, Bubble Fairy Cat & Monarch Butterfly Fairy Cat. Only a limited number of each will be available. You can preorder yours now before they are sold out! All preordered figurines will be shipped to you during the second week of October 2008.

Commissions!! I am ready to start taking commissions again! All the information about commissioning me to paint a portrait of your cat can be found on my site here....Commissions

Maneki Neko Lucky Cats!Collapse )

I hope you like them all! :) Thanks for looking! Let me know if you have any questions about anything ;D
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current mood: happy

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Sunday, September 14th, 2008
9:57 pm

lupagreenwolf
Click the link to read my reviews:

The Good Cat Spell Book by Gillian Kemp - the newest book on feline magic--how does it measure up?

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Friday, July 18th, 2008
1:23 pm - Lots of New Art! "Summoning Old Friends", 2 Maneki Nekos, "Feline Skulls" drawing & Sales!

tigerpixieart
New Large Painting! I am so happy with the way this painting turned out! I believe it is my most detailed painting ever! Click to see close up images ...


"Summoning Old Friends"

"12" x 16" Original Acrylic on Cotton Canvas Sheet

A little spell brings her old friends back for a late night visit.
Buy It Now or Submit Best Offer (8x10, 5x7, & 12x16, Prints On Sale! Bookmarks, Cameos, Keychains and Magnets for sale on my website too!)

New Art! Maneki Neko Purity & Health, Feline Skulls Drawing! Click Here!Collapse )

** eBay Store Sale! ** All 8" x 10" Prints are just $10.00 each! This sale will be running through Midnight PST, Sunday, July 27th. eBay automatically takes the % discounted off of your orders. This applies on eBay Store Items only, Not on Items up for Auction or on my website tigerpixie.com. Buy the sale prints in my store click here.

SUMMER SAVINGS Shipping Promotion on my website!!! Shipping fees for ALL ORDERS is just $2.00!! No matter how big your order is all you will pay for shipping is just $2.00! :) This offer is for both international and domestic orders! :) The fee will be added automatically in the shopping cart.
Shop Now! ... http://www.tigerpixie.com

Thanks for looking!
~Carrie :)

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current mood: artistic

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Friday, December 28th, 2007
12:03 pm - Maneki Neko

tygurrjasmine

i was at barnes and noble the other day doing some reading on cats and came across Maneki Neko (see icon). it's a good luck amulet that's very popular in japan and the rest of the world. it takes the form of a japanese bobtail cat holding up one paw. holding up a left paw it invites business...holding up a right paw it invokes cash. the various colors they come in mean different things too. white is for good luck; gold is for wealth and prosperity; black is for spiritual protection; and red (rare) is for good health.

  this is the japanese symbol for cat/neko...it is also said to have some kind of protection power.

if you like sushi and japanese culture you've probably seen these little guys in sushi shops around the windows. that's where you're supposed to place them...next to a door or window, and they are supposed to face outwards. 

xposted to tygurrjasmine

current mood: amused

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Sunday, March 25th, 2007
7:01 am - Salem Says

salemsmom

All Hail Bastet



current mood: awake

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Monday, March 19th, 2007
12:10 am - Amelia Kinkade on Coast 2 Coast

kitty_mysticism
Does anyone listen to Coast to Coast
It's an AM radio show that talks about metaphysics, paranormal activities, and gov't conspiricies (I just love it!) 

The other night they had Amelia Kinkade, a pet psychic. They mostly talked about cats, how to communicate w/ them, and their abilities to see into the spirit world... and their connections w/ history.

I have the show downloaded, and if anyone wants to hear it -feel free to message me and I can send it to ya via yim/aim.

current mood: calm

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Friday, February 23rd, 2007
10:53 am

obvious
I had to have my 16 year old cat Kreuser put to sleep this morning. I'd like to ask if all devotees of Bast/Bastet could send a little prayer for him that his soul makes it safely to her. It would mean so much to me.

Thank you.

current mood: drained

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Thursday, January 25th, 2007
12:30 pm - Introduction

ravenwolf_gifts
Hi my name is Beverley *Peaceful Wolf* and I am an eclectic Wiccan. I discovered Wicca later in life (I'm 55 and have only been practicing for a few years now), but have found my peace in the calm of this ancient and beautiful religion. I've found that my calling is to help others in their everyday practice of Wicca and other spiritual religions. In discovering this I have opened a small business to sell spiritual products at low prices. I hope this is ok to post, if not let me know and I'll delete it. I've added a link to my website for everyone to view if they would like. I look forward to reading about everyones practices and beliefs and hopefully learning something new about my own.

~Blessed Be~

http://www.bhardenravenwolfgifts.com/

current mood: calm

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Monday, January 1st, 2007
9:44 pm - Healing Cat Magick

elizabeth_rv
Happy (calendar) New Year, everyone, hey there! I'm a longtime witch but new here & I thought I'd say hi and tell you a bit about the work I'm doing with my familiar, Bunky: my partner and I (and lots of other well wishing witches) are doing our best to cure her of cancer, magickally and with natural healing. She is a very willing patient and loves the energy work.

At my lj there's a lot about remote viewing done for Bunky's optimum health, reiki/energy work with Bunky, and info on supplements for different cat-health purposes. Also, of more general interest, there will be more and more kitty-food recipes, whether for cat patients, for finicky familiars, or just for special treats, maybe others would like that. I would love to hear from others who are nursing their little creatures of Bast, who do healing on their beloved feline familiars.

Blessed be you and your pussycats in the growing of the year's light! :)

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Sunday, November 19th, 2006
11:03 pm

the_pixiecat
hello, little intro (i'll be brief)
i have been in the craft for around 12 years and work closely with cat goddesses.
Cats are magical creatures - i have four cats myself - pookie, leon, lilu and mikey.
hope to meet like minded people on here
that's it for now
sorry it's rubbish intro
kate xx

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Saturday, November 18th, 2006
12:42 am - intro...
datura_shadows i guess i should probably do this at some point. i joined this community a few days ago, and am really looking forward to being a part of it. i'm not sure that i'll have all that much to contribute to begin with, as i am just beginning my journey. i've always considered myself an atheist or an agnostic. my husband is a buddhist, and i've done a lot of reading and research on various relions and spiritual beliefs, only to find that none of them "fit" me. however, this is different...from the moment that i stepped into this realm (pagan & wiccan), i've felt at "home". i'm still very much a beginner, and i'm still trying to find my specific path, but i do feel that i am finally pointed towards the direction of the paths that are meant for me. and it feels good - really good.

anyway, my name is kym, but for all intents and purposes, please refer to me as "datura". i'm 32, married, have a 13 year old son and 8 indoor cats. we recently just moved back to northwest ohio from michigan to care for my elderly parents. currently, i am just beginning to study the very basics. i've picked up several books, visited a spiritual "variety" store not too far from here (where i've collected quite a few items to aid in my study), and i've also signed up online with magicka shool, tarot college, witch school, and the pagan college. i'm not certain as to the quality of any of these, but i figure they will at least give me a general base from which to start.

i guess that's it for now. i just wanted to say hello and to introduce myself. i'm sorry if you see this cross-posted to some different communities - i've joined a lot as of late, and i'm not feeling up to writing a seperate intro for each one.

i'm really looking forward to being in this community, learning from all of you, and hopefully making some new friends that take me seriously throughout this learning process. if you have any questions for me, ask away - i'm pretty much an open book.

i hope this finds everyone well.

~datura

current mood: hopeful

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Thursday, October 5th, 2006
1:44 pm - Hello

chat_gracieux

I just wanted to pop in & say hello, & thanks for letting me join this awesome community! There seem to be a lot of really talented people here, & I'm SO happy to find a group of people that loves cats AND magick as well!

~Gracieux

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Thursday, September 21st, 2006
6:25 pm
jessicolors Hello everyone! I´m new to this community and I have made a new cat painting that I think fits in here. :) I hope you´ll like it!

A3 size (app.11.7x16.5 inches), watercolor with a drop of gouache and a touch of colored pencils. For those of you interested I have open edition giclee prints in two sizes available on my website: http://www.artfulcolors.com ^^ Thanks for looking!



Detail image behind the cut:
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current mood: working

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Monday, August 28th, 2006
9:18 pm - Kitty Numberology

kitty_mysticism
This was so much fun to do for my cats! -and it was dead accurate.

Cat Numberology

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Saturday, August 19th, 2006
4:16 pm - Postcards Sale!!! Set of 6 Cat Postcards

tigerpixieart
5 Day Sale!( August 18 - August 22, 2006 ) Click the image for details and ordering......


6 Cat Postcards Set


A set of 6 vibrant professionally printed standard size postcards, perfect for framing. One of each, "Bast Goddess", "Temple of Bastet", & the 4 Seasonal Fairy Cats, "Autumn Winds", "Summer Sunshine", "Winter Snowflake", & "Spring Showers".

current mood: cheerful

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Monday, August 14th, 2006
7:30 pm - "Lil Blue Fairy Cat" Original ACEO Art Card

tigerpixieart
I took a little break from my big painting that I've been working on to make a cute little original aceo! I have listed it on eBay with No Reserve and bidding started at ONLY .74 Cents!! Click the image to see the auction.....


"Lil Blue Fairy Cat"

3.5" x 2.5" Original ACEO Mini Art Card, Acrylic washes & Ink on Bristol Paper,2006


Thanks for looking! I hope you guys like her :)
~Carrie >^..^<

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Wednesday, August 9th, 2006
4:42 pm - Cat lore, cat magic & Witches familiars

lady_savant
Cat History
For thousands of years, cats have been regarded as mysterious creatures with supernatural powers. These beliefs certainly did not disappear during the European witch-craze.

The witch trials started in the 13th century. People began to believe that witches had the ability to turn into an animal, usually a hare or a cat, in order to transport themselves to a sabbat (a midnight meeting) presided over by the Devil.

The idea of familiar spirits soon developed. These were imps or minor demons who took the form of any small animal, from a hedgehog to a toad. A familiar acted as an intermediary for the witch, carrying out her orders so that she wouldn't have to be at the scene of the crime when the evil deed was done.

A witch's cat came to be called a ”grimalkin”. The Scottish goddess of witches was called “Mither o' the Mawkins”, a mawkin or malkin being either a cat or a hare. Originally a gremalkin was a gray cat. Later the term came to refer to the "pussies" or "catkins" on a pussy willow, as well as to the witch's cat.

* Some of the above info from John Richard Stephens, author of "The Enchanted Cat"

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