Mercury Rising 鳯女

Politics, life, and other things that matter

Archive for the ‘Alexander the Great’ Category

Alexander the Great, 1998-2015

Posted by MEC on April 10, 2015

When I decided to get a kitten all those years ago, I kind of had an orange kitten in mind. But when I reached into the kitten cage at the shelter to pet the one orange kitten, it backed up and hissed at me. Then a scrap of an 8-week-old black-and-white kitten climbed up my arm, sat down on my shoulder, stuck his nose in my ear, and purred like a chainsaw. I was chosen.

I named him Alexander the Great because it took him about a week to conquer the Known World, i.e. my house and everything in it, including the senior cat.

He’s been my sweet boykitty for 17 years, which is a good long life for a cat. But old age is inexorable, and I wouldn’t want him to live longer if it meant being in pain.

Ave atque vale, Alexander. You were a CAT.

Alexander the Great

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 14 Comments »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on April 3, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 3 Comments »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on March 27, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 1 Comment »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on March 20, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | Leave a Comment »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on March 13, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 3 Comments »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on March 6, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | Leave a Comment »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on February 27, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 1 Comment »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on February 20, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 3 Comments »

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on February 13, 2015

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | Comments Off on Friday Cat Blogging

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted by MEC on February 6, 2015

Alex stays warm.

Friday Cat Blogging

Posted in Alexander the Great, Friday Cat Blogging | 1 Comment »

 
%d bloggers like this: