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A Tribute To Spooky

By gconant  
While not a very good image, this is Spooky.
She showed up on my back deck at about 6 mo. old, dirty and hungry.
I decided to bring her into the house to clean her up and feed her, and then let her go.
. . . A week later, I decided that I needed to bring her to the vet to have her looked over before I let her go.
23 yrs. later, she was still with me. (She lived to about 24 yrs. old.)
She never weighed more than 9 lbs., and was by far the best jumper of any cat that I've had.
It's amazing how close you can get to a pet after 24 yrs.


Tags: Feline Cat Spooky Friends Pets and captive animals

Voters: SlowSong, bobpaige1, Alfie_P and 8 more

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SlowSong Plus
12 9.3k 30 England
13 Apr 2020 2:41PM
Dear, fluffy Spooky. What a lucky girl she was to find her way to your door and to live such a long and happy life.
Alfie_P Plus
13 744 2 United Kingdom
13 Apr 2020 3:17PM
Well said it truly is amazing.
Alfie P
cats_123 Plus
16 5.0k 30 Northern Ireland
13 Apr 2020 4:42PM
That's a grand old age...thank you for taking her into your home and giving the love and comfort she clearly enjoyed 😁
13 Apr 2020 6:48PM
Well done you, lovely to see 👍
taggart Plus
16 47 14 United States
13 Apr 2020 7:01PM
There is the one who climbed up a ladder and told my husband he was hungry--- later he told us his name was RASCAL--- which he still is! a rascal---
BobinAus Plus
5 2 10 Australia
14 Apr 2020 11:49AM
Glenn, I'm sure Spooky's remarkable longevity owed a lot to the care and love you gave her for one week then 2,147 more. Bob
Chinga Plus
10 3 2 United Kingdom
14 Apr 2020 10:46PM
Good age !! She was very lucky to have found you Glenn...
I am sure she was truly happy... Isabel

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