Wednesday, April 18, 2007

Shadow (1991-2007)

That was her about a year ago, when she was already frail, deaf, blind and arthritic.

She was originally bought by my Sister, who named her Susie; however, by various means she fell into my hands, and I wasn't having a bloody dog called Susie (and I'm sure the dog wouldn't have tolerated that name neither). So, because she was black - almost never comes out except as a black blob on photos - and because she was always hanging round our feet, she became Shadow.

We got her from a rescue centre, and someone had presumably once tried to drown her, so she had a lifelong fear of water, and would, when it had rained, try to walk without putting her feat on the wet ground.

RIP - but her spirit will continue her vendetta against all known cats or agents of cats.

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Blogger ajohnstone said...

Never easy to lose a pet , and non-pet owners never understand the sorrow

10:01 PM  
Blogger Renegade Eye said...

Well written epitaph.

11:59 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

My genuine sympathies, comrade.


2:44 PM  

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