The drab late-autumn surroundings only serve as a counterpoint to his bright orange fur.
But then -- when the sun is not so bright, Dante almost blends into his surroundings.
The colour of his mane and underbelly coat are much paler.
This softness is infused with the bright orange facial stripes that define him as a tabby.
He is truly a picture in contrasts. N'est-ce-PAW?