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A Tribute

By maggiem  
A tribute to our wonderful family member - Julius. Sadly, we had to say goodbye to him this morning. He had been ill for the past year, and I knew this moment would eventually come, but that doesn't make it any easier as any pet-owner will understand.

He was such a character - a third cat, a third dog and a third human, and everyone who came into contact with him fell under his spell (even hardened dog-owners!!) A cat 'with attitude' as my neigbour called him.

I always found it difficult to take a piccy of him because as soon as I pointed a camera in his direction, he would walk over to me and spoil things! This is one of the best I have managed to get that really shows his gentle nature and will be framed to hang in our 'rogues gallery'.

RIP our 'Best Friend'

Tags: Pets and captive animals

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oldham Plus
13 198 England
11 Feb 2010 12:52PM
What a lovely cat I am sure he will be much missed

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11 Feb 2010 1:11PM
indeed lovely cat.well done.
RonnieAG Plus
7 153 116 Scotland
11 Feb 2010 1:40PM
A lovely shot to remember him by, Maggie. When we lost our retriever we were all so upset, so I can sort of imagine how you are feeling.
Best wishes, Ronnie.
7 10 10 England
11 Feb 2010 1:55PM
A lovely cat - know how you feel.
maggiem Plus
12 338 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2010 2:12PM
Thanks for your comments - he was indeed a 'cat in a million' (but I guess we all say that, don't we).
baclark Plus
7 3.7k 24 United Kingdom
11 Feb 2010 6:05PM
What a super image to remember him by. Having lost 5 ourselves over the years my heart goes out to you. If you have others they will be getting lots of extra cuddles. My thoughts are with you.
G3 Plus
14 13 2 United States
11 Feb 2010 9:37PM
You are cat people...when its time another will chose you.. They are good friends long missed
Sus Plus
12 3.2k 9 England
11 Feb 2010 11:07PM
His eyes show his character - he looks like a gentle soul with a mischievious streak, with the confidence of knowing he is much loved.

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