Sunday, February 8, 2009

Albert the Alligator, RIP

6 comments:

knithound brooklyn said...

I'm so sorry. How is your father doing?

M.Thew said...

He is doing well. Thank you for asking.

For those of you who don't know, Albert was the family cat, and for the last 8 years my father has been taking care of him. We think Albert was about 15 years old, but nobody remembered when he joined the family from the animal shelter. It just seeemed like he was there forever. (It didn't help our memories that he looked much like our previous cat.) In his prime, he was a great killer of the local wildlife and honed his chops on all our calves. In his later years, he had a slow decline, but all in all, we think he had a pretty good life. Sic transit gloria mundi.

Lorianne said...

I'm sorry for your & your family's loss. It sounds like Albert had a splendid life.

amarilla said...

Aw! I hope the tuna in kitty heaven is plentiful and uncontaminated.

Gerry Gomez Pearlberg said...

Thanks for telling us a bit about the life and times of Albert, a truly beautiful feline. RIP, indeed.

Sara K. said...

What a beautiful animal.