These two cards are for Lydia and her daughter Misty.
The first features Mikko, Lydia's charasmatic double yellow-headed Amazon Parrot (I think that's the species). He's a bit of a character!
And the second features a Himalayan cat, one of which Misty has just adopted. As she is about to embark on her teaching career, I thought lots of luck - in the form of a flourishing patch of four leaf clovers, was in order!