Rykobiography: The Serialized Story of a Man and His Cat
December 9, 2016 7:40 AM   Subscribe

Rykobiography: The Serialized Story of a Man and His Cat
On Monday, November 28, 2016, at 9:45 PM, I lost my best friend and lifelong companion, Ryko, to complications from alimentary feline lymphoma. She was 18 and a half years old. In order to keep myself somewhat sane as I learn to process the loss of my girl, I’m writing her biography in serial form, from her manic kittenhood in Boston, MA, to her final peaceful days on the Westside of L.A.
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posted by mykescipark (5 comments total) 1 user marked this as a favorite

I'm sorry for your loss. These creatures hold not only their own lives, but so much of ours as well. That space left when they're gone ... how can something so small be So Very Big?
posted by Nancy_LockIsLit_Palmer at 2:58 AM on December 16, 2016

Thanks for sharing the story of the life you and Ryko shared; I've enjoyed each installment very much and appreciate your honest assessment of how it all played out. Heartfelt condolences to you and all who loved and will miss Ryko.
posted by carmicha at 7:30 PM on December 18, 2016

Hugs to you.
posted by mightshould at 2:58 PM on December 23, 2016

I hope you can finish this. It's both entertaining and moving.
posted by janell at 7:36 AM on January 3, 2017

I am getting there ... I just had to take a bit of an emotional breather. Thanks for all the positive comments :-)
posted by mykescipark at 2:13 PM on January 3, 2017

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