Wednesday, November 01, 2006

Sic Transit Meph

Our big cat Meph (Mephistopheles) died today. He was diagnosed with advanced metastatic squamous cell carcinoma last week, and was beginning to really show signs of pain and distress, so we took him to the vet today and made his passing as painless as possible.

In his honor, then.

As a little little kitten -- but look at those paws! (He maxed out at 18.5 pounds, but was down to a svelte 14.5 this summer, and was far far too skinny at the end.)

Little Meph

As an adult, taking up a human-sized chair:

Meph Taking Up a Chair

And two pictures of Meph at his goofiest:

Meph Goofy 1
Meph Goofy 2

We're going to miss you, Meph.


Anonymous said...

I'll miss him. I'm sorry.

Anonymous said...

I'm very sorry for your loss, JD. I met Meph way back when you first got him.

-- Paul

rantingnerd said...

Paul -- I may still have pictures of him with you. Or at least him and your feet -- and your yoyo, if I remember correctly. :-)