Reader Matt Penfold entered two lovely tabbies who happen to be sisters:
Charlie and Emmy, female litter-mates, are named after my nieces, Charlotte and Emma. Charlie is the tabby, and Emmy is the gray. This photo was taken the day after they came to live with me, just over two years ago. They are no longer happy to cuddle up together like that! They came from a lady in the village I live in who took in a semi-feral stray who turned out to be pregnant. She was not a very good mother, as she took her kittens out into a rain storm. Of the five kittens these two were the only ones who survived.
Although sisters, they are very different. Emmy is hyperactive. If she were human I think she would be on Ritalin. Already she has managed to wreck a printer by knocking it of a shelf, and damaged a laptop by spilling beer over it. Charlie is far more laid-back, and quite often gives her sister a look of total disdain.
And here they are, all grown up: