When Dan and I lived on Gold Street in Lowell, a huge grey tomcat showed up and attached himself to us. He was so friendly we let him in the house. All was fine until he scratched the landlord. (It's okay, Napoleon; I would have done the same thing.)
On the Craft: site I discovered an ASCII conversion program. Upload any picture, and in seconds you've got a super-cool image. There are a few character sets to choose from, too. Here's Napoleon on the porch, lapping milk:
I miss Napoleon. I hope he's still stalking the streets of the Lowell somewhere. And I hope someone has replaced me and leaves him cans of chicken and tuna every once in a while.