"Defender of the Galaxy", Astro Cat is a hero to spacefarers. Space Rats are pirates, and the scoure of
"The original title of this painting
was "Astro Cat vs. the Space Rats", but that got a little too long winded for my taste. I had several ideas for
cat paintings, but the astronaut / jedi in an iron man suit was the most challenging, and I like to challenge myself. There
were a lot of firsts for me here. Particulary the sci-fi theme with a spaceship and ray guns. I loved the Rat Finks as a kid,
and they seemed to be the perfect foil for Astro. The little creatures in the lower left are a metaphor for what is soon to
happen to the Space Rats. The original is an acrylic painting on a 20" x 24" wood panel."
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