Personal Note

I hope it’s OK to get a little personal and tell you that, very sadly, this past week I had to say goodbye to a really wonderful best friend. A best friend who in 2008 made it to First Draft … with a little help from Photoshop. No way would he have sat quietly with ANYTHING near his front paws, much less something that could be clawed or attacked 🙂

From Album 5

This was Tigger.

To keep this short, I’ll just note that while it’s a terribly sad time around here, I’m also trying to keep in mind that I got very, very lucky getting to share my house with this little guy. If you’re so inclined, warm thoughts and/or prayers for him would be most appreciated. He sure was a good boy.

5 thoughts on “Personal Note

  1. So sorry for your loss, mon ami. I know how much you loved your kitty. Who will run your life now? Again, condolences from Dr A and me.

  2. All cats go to Valhalla, where the sun makes nice warm spots for snoozing, and the mice are fat and slow. Condolences to you; hold the memories of your time together.

  3. A fine figure of a cat! I try to tell myself that cats and dogs live shorter lives so that I can adopt more of them, but I can’t say that it ever lessens the grief. So sorry for the loss of your friend.

  4. Thanks y’all, and a second thanks, Adrastos.

    I’d posted a similar memorial on Facebook, but he was a good enough fella to merit mention here, too. I used to think we were there for them, but now I think they’re there for us. And I couldn’t have gotten luckier for the time I got to be with him…

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