CrosStitch Contest Entry- Raiju's Lightning Ears Picture

My entry for GaiaOnline's CrosStitch contest
Contest Theme: Rainy Day
Design: I thought it might be cool to take the road less traveled and try my hand at designing an item around the phrase that I think is commonly associated with rainy weather. “It's raining cats and dogs”. In many folktakes, myth, and superstitions, cats are claimed to have the ability to predict and control the weather, and Raijin (the thunder beast); a mythological creature in Japan, can take on the shape of a cat and is composed of lightning, so I modeled my design around that.
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