A bobcat’s eyes shone with the verdant hues of her cap and ruff. Fuzzy Mullein leaves with forest trimmings–pine needles, Pussy Willows, acorns, and yarrow–blended with her soft fur. A mere spot on her leafy collar was a Red Velvet Mite– a puckered pouf of vermilion velvet fringed with its legs and feelers. Cotton Grass and a Western Dayflower guided a spectacular Cecropia Moth as she circled for a landing. “Who could top this?” the bobcat boasted as the moth touched down.
[Excerpt from the book “The Wild Hat”]