Farewell to Old Mistykins…A Skeptic’s Fine Cat Indeed


Yesterday was a time of both joy and sorrow. It was both my birthday and the day we forever lost my furend for many years, our cat Misty, or as I called her, mah Mistykins, taken by cancer which was filling her lungs with fluids, and making it progressively difficult to breathe.

Even though she’s gone, I still catch myself taking a glance at the small refrigerator by my desk, almost expecting to see her there curled up and sleeping on top of it.

Well, I suppose she is sleeping — forever — and no amount of wishful thinking about a fanciful afterlife will bring her back.

The energy content of her body shall return to the cosmos from which it came, the atoms of her body dissociated and given back to nature, the flow of matter shifted elsewhere, perhaps leading to yet new life somewhere else — new life — but no, not hers…

No teh Mistykins is gone, but our memories of her, as her old playful, friendly, and nosy self, shall live on.

Goodbye, Miss Mistopheles, you are missed.

About Troy Loy

I seek to learn through this site and others how to better my ability as a person and my skill at using my reason and understanding to best effect. I do fractal artwork as a hobby, and I'm working to develop it to professional levels, though I've a bit to go till I reach that degree of skill! This is a crazy world we're in, but maybe I can do a little, if only that, to make it a bit more sane than it otherwise would be.

Posted on Tuesday, 18:17, September 20, 2011, in General and tagged , , , , , . Bookmark the permalink. 2 Comments.

  1. Goodbye sweet Misty. You loved your family well. Good job.

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