On an oblong canvas I would use this as a base or background in any colour, then sponge paint a pattern on top of the cat shape. get some yourself some pawtastic adorable cat shirts, cat socks, and other cat apparel by tapping the pin!
Lackadaisy Expressions by *tracyjb on deviantART for drawing. This remains one of the best depictions of expressive drawing I've seen. A really great tutorial on how to draw facial expressions, and especially wonderful if you need to draw cartoon animals.
Aprenda a Desenhar #3: Corpo Humano+Perspectiva+Animais