Wednesday, December 9, 2009
R.I.P. Gloria, 10 months old
Friends die at different ages: that's obvious. We prefer it if they die after a fine and satisfying life. We prefer their lives to be long, and end well.
I'm just going to the vet right now to say goodbye to Gloria. Her life has been easy, as my supervisor and trainer, with her own en suite bathroom and sufficient food and water. It has been useful, as she has provided me with instructions, guidance, and somebody warm to stroke. But it has not been long.
Another friend, Jamie, calls cats "angels in fur coats".
Goodbye, Gloria, and thank you.
Feline Infectious Peritonitis, according to Wikipedia