Gus at 15

While the day is not certain, Gus has turned 15 years old officially.  Happy Birthday, Old Fellow!  Here he enjoys his birthday dinner.

This starts off a month or so off anniversaries – some happy and some sad.  From now to April 15 we have Gus’ birthday, my birthday, my cat Cassie’s birthday and the dates of the deaths of my cats Cassie and Angie at 20 and 12. Oh and my blogiversary, too.

For twelve years my two cats were Cassie and Angie, then over a 5 year period it became Gus and Julius for 8 more until I added Calpurnia.  But in a way the two boys carry forward the memory of the two girls I had all those years still.

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Here is a shot from 2002 when Gus and Julius were just being introduced on Julie’s first day.  Julie is pretty oblivious here, but there was a funny moment when Gus gave him a hiss and Julie puffed up and stood his ground.

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And here is the not-so-old fellow in 2003.  He’s a little less able to maintain the fluff these days, but otherwise still holding up well.

Happy fifteen. old fellow.

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12 Responses to Gus at 15

  1. Lurkertype says:

    Happy birthday, Gus! Pretty spry for his age.

    What a tiny morsel of Julie!


  2. Jo Woolf says:

    Happy Birthday Gus! Hope you have many more of them. Julie was a gorgeous little scrap of fur!


  3. Happy birthday, Gus! Fantastic hairdo for the occasion!


  4. Happy Birthday Gus!

    What is kind of funny is that I know a boy named Gus…who is 15…so when I first saw this title in my reader I was quite confused!!

    I sure hope my purr babies live as long.


  5. Happy happy birthday Gus, you handsome guy!
    Wow, baby Julius was too cute!


  6. Happy Birthday, Gus! You and my KonaKitty are about the same age; a little creaky, but up for light shenannigans still. *smooches*


  7. kimkiminy says:

    What a handsome boy. Happy birthday, Gus!


  8. Wazeau says:

    Happy birthday big guy! Looking handsome then and now.


  9. littlemiao says:

    Happy belated Birthday, beautiful floofy Gus! Lotus turned 12 on Saint Patrick’s Day, so they almost have the same birthday.


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  11. Happy Purrrrthday, Augustus kittie. We hope you had a great day, full of cuddles and treats and snuggles and treats.



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