(Yes, that's a one pence coin as a size reference. They're quite a teeny pair! )
I've always been fascinated by stories and myths about the sun and the moon...opposites and partners, caught in an endless chase across our sky. Then, as I was folding the Zodiac last month, the legend of the origins of the Zodiac came to mind. Cat and rat had been the closest of friends once upon a time until rat had betrayed his friend, and since that day they have been enemies.
Perhaps the sun and moon were best friends once, but now the sun rat flees as his once-upon-a-time friend, the moon cat, prowls after him...
Thank you for looking!
+ Same kitty as in
+ 2.75 x 2.75cm square of gold foil paper, 3.75 x 3.75cm square of silver foil paper + Rat by Hoang Tien Quyet, diagrammed in "50 Hours of Origami +" + Cat by Anibal Voyer + Commissions