How you came to live with each other: A co-worker of mine at the time's cat just had an unexpected litter, and they were trying to find homes for the kittens. My boyfriend and I had just moved into a larger apartment and jumped at the chance to bring a kitten into the little family.
Favorite shared activity: She's very good at catching things mid-air so once I pick up a toy, she sits in the middle of the room and expects me to throw it at her. I usually do. For hours.
Tell us about the photo: I'm working on a 365 project, or a self-portrait a day. Emmy and our other cat are huge parts of my life so they are regulars in my photos.
What you love most about your cats: We have two cats. Emmy was born and raised indoors, while our other cat was rescued from a scary downtown Los Angeles train station. They are COMPLETE opposites of each other, physically and emotionally. I love to watch them interact.
How or why you incorporate cats in your photography: My cats hated the camera at first, but they have grown to love it. When the studio lights come out, they are usually front and center. They are in a lot of my photos, not necessarily because I wanted them there, but because they put themselves there.