Mancat Memories Monday with Angel Socks

Socks was born in August 2000 at my Mom & Dad's, he would have been 17 this August. We had planned to have a birthday bash to celebrate his 17th birthday, but alas our sweet boy couldn't wait and went to the rainbow bridge in March. He picture will be back in the header for August and he will be featured in every Saturday's Caturday Art thorough the month of August. Socks enjoyed being outdoors and went out every day.

Bathing in the sun seemed to be a particular pleasure and he was always happy to see his pal Fenris.

Fenris came to live with us as a puppy for those of you new to the blog and Socks made sure Fenris understood the power of the paw and who was boss from the start.

Fenris always respected Socks' boundaries and you would often see them sitting near each other. Especially when Socks didn't want to be pestered by Scylla.

Yang also kept an eye on him when he was outside. Surprisingly Yang was always very gentle with Socks. Socks was a good mentor to the kittens and taught them well. It was always cute to see Chimera, Yin and Yang sitting in a semi circle around Socks while he showed them things.


Socks and Tuiren often shared a sun puddle. Socks was the first of the fur kids to welcome Tuiren to our family.

They always seemed to get along well.

Shy and gentle Socks was a great favorite at the veterinarian's.

I am still not used to him being gone. For such a little thing he left a huge hole in our hearts.



 Dear Friends made these pictures for us after Socks left.


Socks had a lot of fun in Cat Scouts and is glad that Chimera joined and is representing ATCAD there now. ~Alasandra

15 comments:

  1. He sounds like a speshul kitty.

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  2. Socks really did leave a big empty space when he left.

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  3. Sometimes the little things are really the big things... Socks was a little big thing. Love you, buddy.

    Love and licks,
    Cupcake

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  4. Lovely memories of a very special fella
    Loves and licky kisses
    Princess Leah xxx

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  5. I see how you loved that kitty! Doesn't go away quickly, the sorrow. Coraggio frim Loulou

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  6. Socks was a good mancat to all the others. You have wonderful memories of him. Sending you lots of purrs....

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  7. It can take a long, long time to get used to the absence of a loved one. There's no such thing as "getting over" a loss, they stay in our hearts and minds, always. Hugs.

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  8. Angel Socks kept everyone in line! Is it chaos now? Am so sorry that his soul had to fly to heaven too soon. Hugs and purrs

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  9. What a special mancat was Socks.
    You have many precious memories to cherish.

    ((((( ♥ )))))

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  10. We can feel your sadness and it just breaks our heart. What a special mancat Socks was. We are happy that we got to follow him for a number of years but we miss him deeply (((hugs))) xoxo catchatwithcarenandcody

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  11. We always loved Socks too. And like Phantom, he almost made it to 17!!! Handsome boy.

    Woos - Lightning and Misty

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  12. What beautiful memories you have of Socks. He'll always be with you.

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  13. Such lovely memories. We bet he has the most beautiful angel wings now.

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  14. What a sweet tribute to your special boy. He sure was loved by all in your family.

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