Helpful Kitties

A recent thread on Ravelry was on how cats have “helped” their people with their fiber arts.  Naturally, I contributed a post, and I may as well post it here too.

My beloved patriarch cat Rufus donated his fur for yarn:

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We lost him a year ago, but he bequeathed his final fur to me as well.

My fiber appreciator, Moonstone, likes to knead everything I work with: fiber, yarn, knitting. Here she is doing some appreciating:
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There were many happy grey purrs emanating from her.

And my lovely CMY, who is also the guardian of my yarn room, occasionally contributes opinions regarding my yarn organization:
Malabrigo Yarn Silky Merino
(They had been all nicely lined up on the table.)

Praline inspected my new spinning wheel:
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Aliquot preferred to check out a spindle:
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And Triquet helped me assess whether I had enough yarn for a project:
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