Sei-Chan: I am sad today, of course because #1 is away for the weekend, but I am sad for my Tommy because, after his Mama Minnie crossed the Bridge so recently, his daddy, Joe, also crossed the Bridge on Thursday.
Joe was such a very sweet boy. He was not too well-used in his youth, leading to terrible problems with his hind legs, ending in virtual paralysis at the end. But Mr. R and Ms. a looked after him with such devotion and such love, and he remained a very happy boy. We all think that much of Tommy's sweet disposition comes from his Daddy.
Here is a shot of Tommy and Joe when Joe could still get around:
Joe loved his ball as much as Tommy!
Here is a very sweet picture of Tommy watching over his parents, Minnie and Joe:
Saying hello to Daddy Joe:
Run free, sweet Joe. We will look after your son.
And as if that wasn't enough, we just heard today that Shining Prince Genji's Mama, Bastet, also crossed the Rainbow Bridge. Run free, beautiful princess:
To cheer you up a little, here are a couple of shots of me: