It has taken me far too long to finish this painting. I am not entirely satisfied with the result but I suspect that this is the best I can do for now. This is the first cat and the first black and white watercolour that I have attempted, so consider this a technical exercise. I do know the subject, her name is Dusty, and she is a little tubbier than I have depicted ;).
The thing I struggled with the most was the shadow under then cat!
Here is how the painting progressed: