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October 2009 Photo Challenge - The Colours of Fall

October 1st, 2009, 09:27 PM
It's Oct. 1 already - any suggestions for this month's challenge?

Costumes is an easy's fun, it's been done, like a burger on a bun

any suggestions?

How about pets and pumpkins? I know we did that a few years back but there are lots of new members since then.

or to keep it simple we could just do the colour ORANGE. Then it could be used for fall leaves, pumpkins etc.


fall colours sounds good.

fall colours sounds good.


fall colours sounds good.


Ditto... Ditto....
i second her ditto ditto

does this mean that the Ditto's have it??


Anything Fall colours and oranges sounds great! :thumbs up

Ok then, how about the Colours of Fall, that seems to include many colours including orange. Merging the suggestion posts - thx everyone!

October 1st, 2009, 09:32 PM
The colours of fall (includes orange:) ) it is.
Who posts first?

October 1st, 2009, 09:35 PM
While this was taken last year, it still has a fall theme. Notice the "creepers" in the doorway? :D


October 2nd, 2009, 12:26 AM
Here are a couple :D

First, not my personal kitty, but a cat that lives with my extended family. We named her Kit Kat ;)

Second, feral foster kittens Chicken Nugget (Nuggy) and Freddy (both girls). They warmed up very quickly to us, they were only 3 1/2 weeks old when we got them, so there was bottle feeding and all that goodness ;)

Last, but not least! My eldest cat, Majik, she always looks great in the fall :)

October 2nd, 2009, 04:33 PM
Ah how adorable TT. I love the black Kit Kat pic. She really pops out against the fall colors. :)

Majik's eyes are so mesmerizing! What a beautiful girl. :cloud9:

October 2nd, 2009, 04:37 PM
Thnk you so much :D I sure do love all my kitties :D

Rick C
October 2nd, 2009, 05:58 PM
Below, Polly stares at the sky. Cats do that.

Below, Carol and Polly hanging out . . . .

Below, Keeper at leisure . . . .

Below, what Keeper saw . . . .

Rick C

October 2nd, 2009, 07:40 PM
Oh, what breathtaking pics, Rick!! I love that shot of Polly checking for God....and the one of Keeper communing with Nature. :cloud9:

October 2nd, 2009, 07:44 PM
Awesome photos! LOVE "Keeper at leisure" Colors are breathtaking. That should be on a greeting card cover!

Hey cool finally a challenge I can actually do for once! Will try for some pics tomorrow since it will finally be sunny for a change and not foggy/raining.

October 2nd, 2009, 07:58 PM
:DRick, your photos are awesome!! You should make a calander! I especially love the first photo....such a cute shot of kitty whiskers!!

October 2nd, 2009, 08:19 PM
Beautiful photos! :lovestruck:

October 2nd, 2009, 08:21 PM
TT love the close-up of your kitty cat :lovestruck:

RickC your pictures are alway beautiful :lovestruck:

October 2nd, 2009, 08:27 PM
Thank you Breeze :D

October 3rd, 2009, 10:15 AM
LOL Rick - my husband has maintained for the 15 years we've had cats that they are actually from another planet and are here to observe the weird humans.....that photo of Polly staring up at the sky just confirms his suspicions! She's obviously communicating with the Mother Ship! :thumbs up

October 3rd, 2009, 12:20 PM
Ummm...just out of curiosity (no ulterior motive, of course :angel:): Does 'mud' count as an autumn color? :rolleyes:

October 3rd, 2009, 01:02 PM
Ummm...just out of curiosity (no ulterior motive, of course :angel:): Does 'mud' count as an autumn color? :rolleyes:

of course it does.. brown is defenitly an Autumn color!! :thumbs up:thumbs up

October 4th, 2009, 01:58 PM
klm, cute little creepers. :D

TT, that's great shot of KitKat in the leaves. :thumbs up I love the cuddling pic of Nuggy & Freddy :cloud9: and Majik is gorgeous ....what beautiful eyes. :lovestruck:

Rick, your pics always have such amazing colour and I've always loved that first photo of Polly looking up at the sky. :cloud9:

Hazel, throw a couple of leaves on the mud and go for it. :D

October 4th, 2009, 02:02 PM
Thanks Rainbow! :D

October 4th, 2009, 09:16 PM
klm Aww Bailey & Gryphon at the door waiting for trick or treaters too cute :lovestruck:

TT Cute kitties you've got :lovestruck: My mum also has a cat named KitKat :D

Rick Love Polly's whiskers up :D and Keeper & Abby out enjoying their yard - picture purrfect :thumbs up

Hazel mud most certainly is a fall colour - not reserved just for spring :p :laughing:

October 4th, 2009, 09:19 PM
Thank you Growler :D

October 5th, 2009, 10:45 PM


October 5th, 2009, 10:53 PM
Husky! :flirt: Beautiful! :D

Here is another of Majik ;)

October 5th, 2009, 10:59 PM
autumn cat looks.... autumny?
no seriously, Majik is sooo adorable!!

October 5th, 2009, 11:03 PM
Aww, thank you :lovestruck: She's my baby girl, 12 years old but still my side kick :cloud9:

October 6th, 2009, 12:41 AM
:lovestruck: Titus :lovestruck: gorgeous

I miss my Sibes :sad:

Majik looks very purrty in fall colours :cloud9:

October 6th, 2009, 08:09 AM
I think all these pictures should be framed!!:thumbs up:cloud9::lovestruck:

October 6th, 2009, 12:08 PM
Love the fall and the colors.
so does Bree and Archer



October 6th, 2009, 12:26 PM

BEAUTIFUL Breeze. Your dogs are so gorgeous, and they look so cuddly!!!! :flirt:

October 6th, 2009, 12:38 PM

BEAUTIFUL Breeze. Your dogs are so gorgeous, and they look so cuddly!!!! :flirt:

thank you, they have their moments for cuddling :laughing::laughing:

October 6th, 2009, 12:41 PM
it's an oldie, but it's a goodie...

October 6th, 2009, 12:42 PM
she looks sooo comfy in the leaves bendy..:cloud9:

now where are the others?????:p

October 6th, 2009, 12:43 PM
Majik looks very purrty in fall colours :cloud9:

Thank you :lovestruck:

Breeze, wow beautiful doggies!!! :flirt: :flirt:

Bendy, I love that one :lovestruck: :cloud9:

October 6th, 2009, 12:47 PM
TT love the close-up of your kitty cat

RickC your pictures are alway beautiful

What Breeze said - sooo nice!

Love your Husky shot ashtoreth!
Nice shots Breeze! Love Bree's fall coloured bandana!
You oldie is still a cutie bendyfoot!

October 6th, 2009, 12:55 PM
she looks sooo comfy in the leaves bendy..:cloud9:

now where are the others?????:p

If the weather cooperates at all this week, I'm going to be taking lots of pics...

October 6th, 2009, 12:56 PM
If the weather cooperates at all this week, I'm going to be taking lots of pics...

Sunday is suppose to be nice, cold but nice :fingerscr:fingerscr for more pictures..:)

October 7th, 2009, 11:04 AM
Hmmph, Mom says I'm not allowed outside......but does it count that I wear fall colours all year long??? (sorry 'bout the eye goober!)

October 8th, 2009, 02:48 PM
We went from 34 degrees two weeks ago to snow today. However, I have some shots from last fall I can share. I love all the others that have been posted so far.

You can see the fall colours reflected in the river behind Pepper.

Pepper in full stride.

Pepper and Tigger trying to decide where to go next.

October 8th, 2009, 02:52 PM
The first of these shows off Pepper and Tiggers' beautiful tails. The last two here are among my all time favorites.

October 8th, 2009, 02:55 PM
I've copied these from my Facebook page. When I get a chance I'll post them from home in a larger format.

October 8th, 2009, 07:16 PM
I thought the orange in Kittens face seemed pretty pumpkiny lol

October 8th, 2009, 07:19 PM
wow! what gorgeous pictures!!!

October 8th, 2009, 07:22 PM
only one I have right now of Brina, it was last years Halloween picture, complete with her Hawaiian shirt

October 8th, 2009, 10:21 PM
These are last year, so no Jelly, but I think P&B look cute. :)

I'm hoping to get this year's this weekend if the weather will finally cooperate. The leaves just finally turned here for us in the last few days, but it's been nothing but rain!

October 8th, 2009, 10:27 PM
Here's a preview of this year's Halloween cards. I make cards each year for my team at work. :)

October 8th, 2009, 10:41 PM
Not the furry kind, but I thought I would show off my nieces :D First is Julianna (held by my sister, Amber). Next is Makayla :) These were taken last year :D JuJu was 2 years and Kayla was 1 year ;) Next year their new sister (or brother, we dont know yet) will join them :laughing:

October 24th, 2009, 02:02 AM
Oh my dawg, Smiley those pics are hilarious :laughing:. Happy Days :laughing: :laughing: :laughing:.

Here are some of mine :).


Riley at about five months old.

Last year.

October 24th, 2009, 02:12 AM
and a few more ...




October 24th, 2009, 08:04 AM
I kind of liked this pic from last week,my vine turning a nice color.
Vinnie looks a little round:confused:but it's only fluff:laughing:
Some older ones of Rocky,Chico..but they are fall-pics:cat:

October 24th, 2009, 08:43 AM
All of your fur babies are absolutely squishable and kissable!! I just want to give them all a squeezeeeee.

Our fall colur is WHITE now we are having a winter storm. So I will just enjoy all of your beautiful pics!

Debbie :D

October 24th, 2009, 08:37 PM
I love the shot of Vinnie. The contrast is beautiful.

October 24th, 2009, 08:40 PM
I took my three to an off leash park today. I only had my small camera with me so not all the photos turned out as I had hoped but I like these three.59280



October 24th, 2009, 08:42 PM
Such beautiful photos! Vinnie is a looker ;) And the puppers are so sweet :D Great photos everyone! :thumbs up :cloud9: :lovestruck: :angel2:

Teri, I have to say, I loooooooove your dogs! They are stunningly beautiful!

October 25th, 2009, 07:02 AM
OMD,look at those little guys,absolutely adorable,great pics:lovestruck:

November 2nd, 2009, 01:50 AM

November 2nd, 2009, 02:19 AM
Gorgeous pics everyone :cloud9:

November 2nd, 2009, 09:46 AM
A beautiful pic of beautiful Titus:cloud9: