painted cat

painted cat

A prostitute. This phrase likely combines another term for a prostitute, "painted woman," with "cathouse"—a term for brothel. A: "You know, I heard that Mary is a painted cat. It would explain where all her money comes from." B: "Mary is not a prostitute!"
See also: cat, painted
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After a bidding war of the highest order, TOPC reached a new high for a single painted cat at an amazing $13,000.
Although the painted cat is not large--and in one case is almost entirely covered by the railing--it is the most important thing in each of the paintings, giving the impression that it's being tracked by an obsessive gaze.
I was strolling down a street and I looked up and saw this mural - a beautifully painted cat pouncing, like he had leapt off one windowsill and was chasing after images of birds flying away on the other side of the window.
Fifth-grader Megan Dougherty, who painted Cat in the Hat whiskers on her face, shouted on behalf of the cartoon version.
Through details worked out with Caterpillar, the engines will be painted Cat yellow and the mowers will also include "Powered by Caterpillar" badges.
New this year: 'Photo Man Richard' will take 5x7 photos with your favorite Painted Cat or Real Cat (photos will be printed on-site for guests to take home with them)
The artist of the 'People's Choice' Painted Cat will be recognized at The Gala Dinner & Auction, Saturday, July 26 (5 to 9 p.
Painted Cat creation occurs through April and in May the Tails of the Painted Cats debut at the Lakewood Arts Council Gallery prior to going on tour throughout the community until the Gala Dinner & Auction July 20th at Pinehurst Country Club.
New this year is an individual patron ticket to a private VIP Meet & Greet prior to the dinner on July 28 where Ed Greene will sign the 2013 "Weather Cat" painted cat -- $100.
August - Denver Post: "Tails of the Painted Cats comes together purr-fectly for Cat Care Society" - Cat Care Society - http://blogs.
The painted “cats-terpieces” will tour several Front Range communities throughout the summer, before being auctioned off at the Tails of the Painted Cats Gala on October 10 at Pinehurst Country Club.
In addition, CCS volunteers assist with many fundraising activities each year such as book sales, Meow Mart, Tails of the Painted Cats, the annual Santa Paws Festival holiday gift and bake sale, and much more.
The announcement is made by CCS President Diane Stoner, who says, "Our Painted Cats will be hosted at 16 galleries and businesses throughout the Tennyson Street Cultural District.