Here is my cat grooming herself. She looks so adorable when she is cleaning herself!
I set her up on a fluffy black blanket on our sofa and bounced the flash off of the wall.
Metadata: D5300, 50mm ƒ/1.8 @ ƒ/2.5, 1/200 sec, ISO-250.
Lighting: Yongnuo flash bounced off the wall.
Editing: Photoshop, Camera Raw, Color Efex Pro, Viveza.
When it comes to personal hygiene, cats are the epitome of cleanliness. They are naturally equipped with the implements to groom themselves: a barbed tongue with which to lick, fore-paws they moisten with saliva and use as a surrogate washcloth, and teeth to dig out tougher debris.