This is Mommy and Daddy with their GrandSonCat, El Gato.
The following is a post that our mama made on her blog this past Thursday. We wanted to share it with you.
Here is a little history about this serene fellow: The "kids" adopted Gato early on in their marriage, after finding him starving, shaggy and frightened in the woods in Issaquah, WA. They went around to all the local vets and also posted "Cat Found" posters around the area. He was "de-clawed" (brutal amputation at the knuckles) when they found him so they figured he was someones indoor cat. When no one came forward to claim him, they went about getting his proper shots, etc. while nursing him back to health. He totally became their cat. The only thing I can say derogatory about Gato is that he was
Rest in peace Gato. You were a good boy and we will miss you.
Well, that is it. Though we have been in the same city several times as Gato, we never got to meet him. He was very high strung and afraid of dogs...And of course there was also the small matter of Hootie wanting to chase
BabyRocketDog & Hootie