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.


Rhett Butler Cat

Rhett Butler Cat art portrait by TaraFly.

Jane Bennet Cat

Miss Jane Bennet Cat, by TaraFlyArt

Mr Bennet Cat


Daisy Buchanan

Daisy Buchanan Cat Portrait by TaraFly

Jay Gatsby

Jay Gatsby Cat, portrait by TaraFly.

Tin Cat

Tin Cat, art by TaraFly. Wizard of Oz Cats

Dorothy Gale Cat

Dorothy Gale Cat Art by TaraFly, Wizard of Oz Cats

King Henry VIII

King Henry VIII Cat, art by TaraFly. Tudor Cat Portrait

My 2015 Cat Calendar

2015 Literary Cats Calendars available for Pre-Order through Kickstarter!

Reserve your calendar(s) now, and receive an 8"x10" print of your choice for free! Shipping is included for US residents!
Campaign ends November 21st, 2014, and calendars will ship in mid-December.


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


An Update on My 2015 Calendar….

November 18, 2014 0 Comment

My 2015 Literary Cats Calendar Kickstarter project will run until this Friday night, ...

Literary Cats 2015 Calendar by TaraFly

Coming Soon! 2015 Literary Cats Calendars

November 5, 2014 0 Comment

This year, after much deliberation, I will be producing 2015 calendars of my literary ...

Gothic Victorian Cat Painting by Tara Fly

Rabbit Hole Collective: Creatures of the Night

October 24, 2014 0 Comment

Three weeks ago, I joined The Rabbit Hole, an invitation-only artist collaborative on ...