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.


Daisy Buchanan

Daisy Buchanan Cat Portrait by TaraFly

Anne Of Cleves

Anne of Cleves, cat portrait by TaraFly

King Francis I

Francis I, King of France, as a cat.

Jane Bennet Cat

Miss Jane Bennet Cat, by TaraFlyArt

Nick Carraway


Catherine Parr

Catherine Parr, Tudor Queen Cat Art by TaraFly

Jay Gatsby

Jay Gatsby Cat, portrait by TaraFly.

Jane Seymour

Jane Seymour Cat, Tudor Cats Collection by TaraFly


Thank you for visiting!  My website has recently been remodeled, and my portfolio here is yet unfinished… but I am uploading artwork often, both new and older pieces.

In the meantime, please check out my Facebook Page to see my entire collection of paintings, work in progress photos, and news of upcoming shows and projects. Thanks again! =^,,^=


Are you considering a custom portrait of your cat?  I would love to hear your ideas!

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

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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, raise wild children, 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

vintage books on a shelf

Treasures in a Second Hand Bookstore Continued….

April 11, 2014 4 Comments

One of the books that I purchased for myself, a first edition 1911 hardcover of

5 of Pentacles Tarot card by TaraFly

Margot, Tarot, The Wicked Witch, and The Bookworm

April 7, 2014 0 Comment

The "5 of Pentacles" is finished for the 78 Tarot project. I am super excited to be ...

MegaCon 2014, Orange County Convention Center, Orlando Florida

MegaCon 2014: Behind the Scenes

March 30, 2014 0 Comment

After returning home from MegaCon on Tuesday morning, I compiled all the video ...