It's definitely not a pipe. It's probably a cat, though the title suggests otherwise. Inspired by René Magritte's pipe. There is a similarity maybe. I try to paint my cats a way they can't be. Square an fantastic, but unreal colors. Then this is a black cat. Well, it's maybe impossible to have blue tiger stripes, black cats exists. We got living proof in and around the house.
It was inspired by a fan on the Philippines. He also like cats and he likes my cat paintings too. He asked me if I could do a black cat... Well, here it is. It's not my first black cat actually. Also my "Chat a vapeur" is black.