Warning: Sad Content FollowsHow do we eulogize a pet, how do we eulogize anyone? Our pets are friends and family and certainly earn their share of emotional attachment. So, the loss of any pet is not easy or pleasant to discuss but, invariably, as with much of life's unpleasantness, these things must be discussed.
Thus, I share with you all the passing of our FRI family cat from this mortal coil. It seems he, Pal, developed cancer. Pal was a rescue cat and I am certain that his short life was much more pampered and joyful than any enjoyed by his litter mates. He met and loved many people during his short life and was known by many who had never met him.
In the words of Johnny Allen Hendrix, "Fly on my sweet angle. Fly on through the night."
2005 -- 3.24.2012
If he were still with us he would give me the very look in the photo, as if to say, "get on with your beer writing funny man."