We put Spaz down today. He was 12 years old and a dear friend. Here are some pictures to remember his life and the joy he brought to our family.

Andrea has a more complete photo memorial on her Facebook page.

Spaz as a kitten in 1997

Spaz as a kitten in 1997.

Spaz liked to be up high

Spaz liked to be up high. Winter 2004.

He liked baskets, boxes, bags... anything his size to curl up in.

He liked baskets, boxes, bags... anything his size to curl up in. Spring 2004.

Enjoying a fresh decorating job on the master bedroom.

Enjoying a fresh decorating job on the master bedroom. Spring 2006.

Chief inspector on all our building projects.

Chief inspector on all our building projects. Summer 2007.

One of the few with whom LE was willing to share her toys. Summer 2009, just before the accident.

One of the few with whom LE was willing to share her toys. Summer 2009, just before the accident.

After being struck by a car in early summer, 2009. While on pain medication, Spaz didn't mind sharing space with a baby.

After being struck by a car in early summer, 2009. While on pain medication, Spaz didn't mind sharing space with a baby.

He couldn't go outdoors after the accident, which was hard for him. He had to settle for a potted plant.

He couldn't go outdoors after the accident, which was hard for him. He had to settle for a potted plant.

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