Painting Cats in Clothes Inspired by Literature

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Cat Art for Literary People

It is a truth universally acknowledged that a person who keeps company with cats cannot be considered sane.


Barnabus the Scholar Cat

Orange Tabby Cat Reading Novel, Cat Portrait by TaraFly

Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon, Tudor Cats, by Tara Fly Art

Tin Cat

Tin Cat, art by TaraFly. Wizard of Oz Cats

Scarecrow Cat

Scarecrow Cat, Wizard of Oz Cat Portraits by Tara Fly.

Anne Of Cleves

Anne of Cleves, cat portrait by TaraFly

King Francis I

Francis I, King of France, as a cat.

Union Soldier Cat

Union Soldier Cat Art by Tara Fly

Jay Gatsby

Jay Gatsby Cat, portrait by TaraFly.


4th of July Sale Art Prints

Happy 4th of July!

I am hosting a Fourth of July Sale in my Etsy shop:

Click on the link(s) above to take advantage of these great deals!
Sale runs through Monday, July 6th! Happy Shopping! :)

78Tarot Nautical

From the creators of The 78Tarot Project comes a brand new deck

78Tarot Nautical

78Tarot Deck Nautical Artist Collaboration

This ocean themed deck features the creative talents of 80 artists worldwide, including: Amy Brown, Selina Fenech, Stephanie Law, Jasmine Becket-Griffith, Larry Elmore, Meredith Dillman, Tiffany Toland-Scott, and many more…. including me!

Visit the 78Tarot website to learn about our project, pre-order the deck on Etsy, and follow 78Tarot on Facebook.

Commission Me

Are you considering a custom portrait of your cat dressed in fancy clothing?  I would love to hear your ideas! :)

Please take a look through my Cat Art Portfolio, and if you like what you see, we might be able to work together to create an original painting of your cat.

I walk you through the process of commissioning me here on my Custom Portrait page.

Artist TaraFly with Cat

Tara Fly

Cat Artist

I Am The Crazy Cat Lady. In addition to painting portraits of cats dressed in period costumes, I also watch BBC and Masterpiece Classics, grow weeds and wildflowers, and bake yummy pumpkin pies seasoned with cat hair. Would you like some fur-flavoured coffee?

Goth Cat Portrait, TaraFly Art

Beautiful artwork! Cards are excellent quality. Fast shipping and great communication. I love TaraFlyArt!

Sue Billings, repeat customer

Regency Cat Ladies Gossiping

The cats prints are adorable! Very happy to add these to my collection!

Jessica Doyle (artist), Jessica Doyle on Etsy

African Cat Greeting Card by Tara Fly

What wonderful surprise on a snowy day to find your marvelous cats in my mailbox!

Staci, repeat customer

Mr Darcy Cat

I am just giddy over this wonderful print! He's already in a frame, hanging on the wall. Fast shipping and carefully packaged. Thank you so much! :)

Brooke, Brookish on Etsy

Redcoat Cat Bookmark

So grateful that I found these [cat bookmarks], I only got them this morning and handed them out to friends; they laughed, they loved them, the detail, the charm. Once again SO happy I found TaraFlyArt!!


Barnabus Scholar Cat Reading Book

These are adorable! I've been giving them away to the kids as gifts.

Denise, teacher

Happy Independence Day!

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Nautical Tarot and Art Nouveau

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