(In Loving Memory of) Nermal

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"Thank you for my wings Sassy!"

Home:Knox County, Maine, ME  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 15 lbs.

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Flyboy in all his casted glory!

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"Flyboy in all his casted glory!"

Alternative uses for a ferret ball!

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"Alternative uses for a ferret ball!"

Box Cat  Bosch Power Kitty!  Must have for any wood shop!!

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"Box Cat Bosch Power Kitty! Must have for any wood shop!!"

Bethany & Nermal Share a Window Basket

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"Bethany & Nermal Share a Window Basket"

I hate snow... I hate snow... I hate snow...!!

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"I hate snow... I hate snow... I hate snow...!!"

Nermal's strange choice for a nap...

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"Nermal's strange choice for a nap..."

Window with a view... Ever wonder who called the police on you?  Meet Narc Cat!  What'cha gonna do!

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"Window with a view... Ever wonder who called the police on you? Meet Narc Cat! What'cha gonna do!"

Big Baby Face

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"Big Baby Face"

And his talent for flight was NOT something to be desired...

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"And his talent for flight was NOT something to be desired..."

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Nermy, Nerm the Worm, Trouble with a Capitol "N", Squirms, Big Boy, Fly Boy

Kitty Complexion:
sleepyvery active
not curiousvery curious
not vocalvery vocal

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Quick Bio:
-mixed breed

July 4th 2001

Brown-Patched Tabby

He liked getting into trouble, being outside loose, "playing" with our pet mice, playing rough, and his "girlfriends"

Disliked staying indoors

Favorite Toy:
Live PET mice.

Favorite Nap Spot:
the window basket, cat shelf in the other window, and on the bed

Favorite Food:
He ate Diamond Catfood

Testing patience of human family members


Arrival Story:
He came to me as a little fluffy ball of curious energy who believed that HE was alpha of all the world. I got him from a friend who had 1 kitten remaining out of 2 born to her "Kelly". He came home with me and showed no fear with the seven other felines who owned the place. A lot bigger than he, his greeting consisted of outstretched arms and outstretched claws followed by a wiggle and a lunge for the larger and unsuspecting approaching adult cat. His curiousity would not be what killed him, but I am sure he used up at least 8 of his lives that way. He had an arrogant, cocky attitude that only made him easier to love and forgive him for whatever trouble he was getting into. And he KNEW he wasn't supposed to do them too! He was also sweet and loveable and just an all around handsome big boy. He has left (yet another) empty place in our hearts.

Catster has been a place where I could mourn the loss of my many lost loves as well as celebrate the lives of those still with us. Unfortunately, Nermal had to be added to our losses. Nermal had to be put down October 22, 2005 due to heart failure. He was a big hairy handsome boy and is dearly missed by his two humans, the Border Collie Rowena, and probably by his 2 sisters remaining at home with us (one now, as a few months later, his sister Alila had to be put down as well)... though I think there is a lot of relief on their part as well. His death is still quite raw with us as he was definitely a one of a kind feline. He had a good sense of humor and continues to make me smile.

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I've Been On Catster Since:
January 22nd 2006 More than 9 years!

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A Poem: If It Should Be

November 8th 2007 11:50 am
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"If It Should Be"

If it should be that I grow weak,
And pain should keep me from my sleep,
Then you must do what must be done,
For this last battle cannot be won.
You will be sad, I understand.
Don't let your grief stay in your hand;
For this day more than all the rest,
Your love for me must stand the test.
We've had so many happy years,
What is to come can hold no fears.
You'd not want me to suffer so.
The time has come to let me go.
Take me where my need they'll tend,
And please stay with me until the end.
I know in time that you will see,
the kindness that you did for me.
Although my tail its last has waved,
From pain and suffering I've been saved.
Please do not grieve, it must be you
Who had this painful thing to do.
We've been so close,we two, these years;
Don't let your heart hold back its tears.

-Author Unknown-

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