4/1/1987 - 4/23/2004
Cool Minni Pirate, hanging out with the boys in their
In August 1987, I got two Bombay cats, Minni, affectionately known as
The Minni Minster, and her littermate Mikki. I was only 20 years
old, and I guess it's a miracle that I'm sitting here in 2004 and she
has only just passed. It doesn't make it any easier, but
glad she had 17 good years. I'm happy she got to play with
my boys and teach them to respect and love animals, and I'm sad that
she didn't get the chance to do the same with our new set of boys, due
I knew I had found my wife in 1996 when Minni approved! And
I'm not so sure Minni didn't help me snag her -- Diane admitted to me
once that she liked to come visit me partially because of my cats!
Minni was the greatest. She was laid back and tolerant of
that twin boys could dish out as they aged from newborns to 5.
she'd keep coming back for more. She loved them. In 17
years, I never saw her bite in
anger, for any circumstance. She was happy to just
sit and be with
you, hour after hour.