"A rare black lion. My understanding is that almost all large cats have a recessive black, or melanistic, trait. That's why you have black panthers, which are usually melanistic leopards or sometimes melanistic tigers. It is also why there are black jaguars, as opposed to those with spotted coats. The melanistic trait in lions is simply more rare than in other types of large cats." It's BEAUTIFUL
Chairman Meow is an exiled (rescued) cat living under diplomatic immunity in the domicile of Wendy Chao. From The Thoughts of Chairman Meow: "VI. Imperialism and Non-Felines Are Paper Tigers Non-felines are paper tigers. In appearance, some are terrifying; in reality they are not so powerful. From a long-term point of view, it is the cats who are really powerful."
This is apparently one of the most popular drawings I've ever created, if the rate of shares and pins is any indicator. Too bad most are uncredited... This is my cat Chase; she left us in 2010 at the age of 16. Rest well, lady.