Saying Goodbye to our Sweet Charlie

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It’s been a week now since our beloved Charlie passed away.

And what a sad, empty and lonely week it’s been.

As many of you know, he was truly one of the sweetest, most loveable cats we’ve ever known.

He has been a constant little rock since he first arrived in our lives as a rescued kitten during the great 1998 ice storm.

Charlie has been diabetic since he was 9, so it’s a great story to share knowing we were able to manage that with him through to almost 17 years old. Despite the 2 needles of insulin daily, he never once kitty-complained and remained ever stoic, content, cuddly and a real entertaining character.

I’m going to miss his meow-speak, his constant purrs and his unconditional love terribly.

Safe travels, our little old soul.


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Waking up morning view

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Charlie was rescued from Quebec with his brother Lenny and came to live in our Third Ave apartment in Ottawa

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Check out the paws! While not the most graceful at times,
Charlie was definitely known for his beautiful and mighty paws.

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Gimme paw! As a kitten on Third Ave.

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A recent photo, with that ever present glow.

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While he was as an indoor kitty, he loved when he got to spend some quality time outside.

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