Hello -
First of all, I apologize (sorry) for this message being as lengthy as it is, and also if my ideas are ridiculous &/or silly, but I very much need any help I can get from anyone who can at least try to.
What I probably regret most as the last owner of The Late Great Bailey, & , is that I never got to see how she looked as an extremely cute young little kitten because, although I was extremely fortunate to have such a truly outstanding "meow machine" (kitty-cat, of course) for as many as approx. 16 1/4 wonderful years before I had to make the very painful decision of finally having to put her to sleep after she aged to the point of suddenly collapsing on her hind legs & thus becoming unable to walk in the very sad early afternoon of Wed.

March 20th, 2002, my family was not her original owner - in fact, my family was probably the 3rd family or person to own Bailey (we got her in December '85 when she was already a few years or so old).
Very unfortunately, we lost contact with her previous owner many years ago & therefore apparently it's too late to try to track them down so that we can possibly exchange copies of pictures of Bailey - especially since we can't seem to remember anything about the previous owner. So are there possibly any ways that we can still get at least an idea of how she looked, or at least probably looked, as a young little kitten?

I've seen so-called "age-progressed" images of human faces that show how they would look at an advanced age - especially in cases of missing people, showing how they would probably look currently these days instead of at the time they disappeared years ago. If such "age-progressive" imaging can be done on human faces, then can't the reverse, "age-regression", be done on the adult faces of "meow machines" so that it can be seen how they probably looked as young little kittens? If yes, then anyone know any places or any websites on the Internet that can help me? Are there possibly even any software programs that I can get in any way? I realize that such a project probably costs a lot of Emotion: money, but I'm willing to pay what I can afford if everything is reasonable.
Any effort(s) to help will be appreciated - thanks.
Sorry about my message somehow ending up being posted twice, but I don't know what happened - must have been an error or mistake, sorry again.
There's probably a much more simple way to go about it. Just do some internet searching for the kind of cat that Baily was. Often cats look very similar to other cats of their kind. For example, I have a tortoise shell that I got when she was a kitten a couple years ago. Not long after I got her, my grandmother took to feeding some strays when her beloved Siamese cat, Samantha, died. As a result, she also became caretaker of one of the stray's kittens.

One of them looked just like my Butterscotch when she was a kitten. Now that she's older, she looks almost exactly like my cat except for the fact that Butterscotch has a black line that runs right down the middle of her face. Patches (my grandmother's cat) has a black line that runs down the center but then goes to the left so that it doesn't run down her nose. Other than that, they look very much the same. I don't think that there is such a thing as age progressed, or regressed in this case, imaging for cats.

If you really want to see what Baily looked like as a kitten, it would probably be easiest to try to find kitten pictures of the same kind of cat.
I want to say, belatedly, thanks for your help (better late than never, I guess), but it's been difficult finding a kitten that looks similar to my late, great Bailey via Google Image Search. First of all, I'm on only a slow dial-up modem connection to the 'Net. And I don't know exactly what type of MEOW machine Bailey was. I've actually asked in these newsgroups previously, and got several different answers - the best conclusion seems to be that she was of mixed breeds. Also Bailey's black & white patterns are unique - esp. her little "Hitler-like mustache" & "goatee".
Bailey could be some type of shorthair kitty-cat, but don't shorthair ones come in numerous different colors/patterns?
Thanks again.