A spirited and touching tribute to our precious Tiny from long-time Chelsea Gray afficionado Elisson of Lost in the Cheese Aisle.
"Although I never met Tiny face-to-face, she has been a part of my life for many years, thanks to the medium of blogging and the power of the Internet," Elisson wrote in the comments of our own Thursday tribute to the incandescent light that was Sweet Tiny Pea, "We lost our angel baby this morning":
Our lives will be the poorer for her passing, but we will have so many happy moments to look back on thanks to your talent for finding beauty in unexpected places.
We treasure every word of comfort from our friends. Thank you with all our heart for sharing our joy through the years and now our sorrow.
Update: "The cats of the early days of the catblogosphere are leaving us one by one" writes the Father of All Catbloggers, Laurence Simon, in a poignant tribute to all things bright and beautiful, borrowing Chris Muir's memorable "Cats have 10 lives … the 10th is our memory of them" for a headline:
And I don’t begrudge Nardo when he announces his arrival on the bed, pokes my hand with his nose, barks a little more, parks himself on my chest, stares me down, and tells me I haven’t met my petting-quota quite just yet.
Because one day, there won’t be any more quotas to fill or time left to fill them in.