Tag Archives: 2002

Frimousse and RouXy on holiday

At the beginning of August 2002, we decided to spend a week hiking in the mountains near Bessans – I was still able to walk in the mountains at the time. We rented a small flat there.

Frimousse would be alone while we were out, so we asked RouXy’s Masters if they would agree with our taking RouXy, their cat, for a week’s holiday with us. Frimousse was two years old and RouXy was one. It was about two months after his leg was severed.

Frimousse and RouXy, a week’s holiday with us!

They remained together in the flat waiting for our return at the end of the day. They spent hours on the radiator in front of the window watching outside, waiting for us, probably.

RouXy’s stump was still bleeding, so at the end of the week we had to take the sheets to the laundry and shampoo the carpet… We think Frimousse and RouXy were happy, even if they had to stay inside.

It was a very happy moment for us.

Selfie of a 3-legged cat?

These photos were taken with our first digital camera in December 2002. Would you believe this is three-legged RouXy on top of our neighbour’s garage or in our lime-tree? A determined and courageous cat, our RouXy!

You’ll have to get used to it: I say our cat though RouXy was not really our cat. But he spent some many hours with us, everyday, every week, every month for filteen years and seven months! And he died with us in our bathroom.