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Zeus the Cat: Our Ozark Avalon Familar
Type of Passage: Death
Date of Passage: October 11th. 2011

Author: Rev. Rose Wise
Posted: November 27th. 2011
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Zeus The Cat came to Ozark Avalon in 1998 when his human cat daddy, George Walks Between moved to urban Kansas City. At the time, he was around four years old and had lived in Columbia as a mainly outdoor cat. He was a large, blue- grey fixed male. Some folks have suggested that he was a Russian Blue, but this was speculation. I was warned that he was not real friendly, would not let you pick him up, and not house trained. George agreed with my suggestion to rename him “Zeus”. His original name was Jinx but at this time he was a large, magnificent creature and the God name seemed to encourage him to live up to the image.

Zeus blossomed; while I always took care of his food and vet care, Zeus was truly his own cat. He loved gatherings and was a well-known lap slut and circle attendee. Sometimes more than one person would claim he slept with them all night …on the same night. He was perfectly house trained and would even ring a bell at the square cave when he needed out. Unlike other cats, he understood the dangers of coyotes and bobcats and stayed close to home unless in the company of his people.

One day Zeus accompanied others and myself down to the lake, up the far side to the End of the World back down the dam and through the bottoms and up the driveway to the front yard. He walked and kept up the entire way but meowed loudly at each creek crossing until lifted up and across.

With careful nurturing Zeus claimed his name, ruling the hill and running off strays. He tolerated my other Cat CC, who was here when he arrived but is no longer with us. In 1999, he acquired a sister feline and loved beautiful Isis until her death in 2010. Although he did well with these cats, he made it clear that he was in fact the mighty Zeus, taking on all competition from other cats and when they understood, letting them co-exist. He enriched our lives greatly and I had the joy of being his human caretaker for most of his approximate eighteen years.

Shane came into his life during my absence and, with Orpon and Sorsha, cared for him until my return. We were worried about how he would survive another cold winter now that his bladder had failed him. Shane and Danny made him an insulated bed. It was in this warm bed that Shane found him: he had the perfect end that we all would like.

Zeus died of old age in his sleep. He was buried in the cemetery within a circle of his human friends. He is missed but his spirit lives in the hill, meadows and woods as well as in our hearts.

Rev Rose Wise





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