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.


Regency Gossips

Gossiping Cats, art by TaraFly

Wicked Witch of the West Cat

Wicked Witch of the West Cat Art by Tara Fly.

Anne Boleyn

Anne Boleyn Cat, Tudor Cat Art by Tara Fly

Tin Cat

Tin Cat, art by TaraFly. Wizard of Oz Cats

Catherine of Aragon

Catherine of Aragon, Tudor Cats, by Tara Fly Art

Catherine Howard

Catherine Howard Cat Portrait by Tara Fly

Union Soldier Cat

Union Soldier Cat Art by Tara Fly

Jane Bennet Cat

Miss Jane Bennet Cat, by TaraFlyArt

My 2015 Cat Calendar

2015 Literary Cats Calendars have arrived!

2015 Literary Cats Calendar by TaraFlyArt
There are only a limited number of calendars available, each signed and numbered, so order yours today!


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.

Watch Me Paint!

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

Simon Tabby Cat in the garden, art by TaraFly

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Literary Cat in Suit Reading Book

A New Year Brings Reflection

January 6, 2015 4 Comments

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