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This is our Frankie. He passed on a few weeks ago. He was only 10 years old. It’s always very sad to lose young ones. I painted this imagining he is now in heaven filled with beautiful stars.


akiko, artbyakiko, cat, gray, pet, tabby


  • Terri Chandler
    Terri Chandleralmost 6 years ago

    You know my heart goes out to you dear friend over your loss of Frankie. How wonderful that you can create such a beautiful tribute to him. It brings tears to my eyes. Take care of yourself.
    Hugs! xo Terri

  • Thank you Terri. You are so kind. This painting will be on our wall alongside the others that have brought love and joys to us.

    – artbyakiko

  • hilarydougill
    hilarydougillalmost 6 years ago

    absolutely glorious artwork, beautifully done, so sorry for your loss, beautiful cat. sadly missed. hugsxxx

  • Hilary thank you so much! Yes he was a beautiful cat.

    – artbyakiko

  • Anita Inverarity
    Anita Inverarityalmost 6 years ago

    Rest in Peace Frankie- My thoughts are with you on your sad loss. What a beautiful tribute, just magical and one of my favs of yours xxxxxx

  • Anita thank you so much.

    – artbyakiko

  • melynda blosser
    melynda blosseralmost 6 years ago

    aww it is hard to have any of them pass , he is a special kitty angel for you , very beautiful painting of a loved one :)

  • Mel thank you so much. Yes he is an angel for me.

    – artbyakiko

  • linskudd
    linskuddalmost 6 years ago

    So sorry to hear about your Frankie. But this is a gorgeous painting. Beautiful.

  • Lindsay, thank you so much!

    – artbyakiko

  • ApeArt
    ApeArtalmost 6 years ago

    This is absolutely wonderful. I think you have got it spot on because I KNOW that Frankie is in such a beautiful place and he is waiting patiently til he sees you there one day :)

  • Thank you ApeArt. I miss him terribly, but I know he will be there to greet me when my time comes.

    – artbyakiko

  • David Clark
    David Clarkalmost 6 years ago

    Hi Akiko – so sad that Frankie passed away — obviously you cared for him a great deal — the painting is so wonderful and such a nice way to remember him — dave

  • Thank you David. I will try to fill this painting with many wonderful memories of him.

    – artbyakiko

  • Zachary Matney
    Zachary Matneyalmost 6 years ago

    This is so beutiful. But its sad he had to go. Sorry.

  • fireguy, thank you so much for visiting my Frankie.

    – artbyakiko

  • Janice  Rikard
    Janice Rikardalmost 6 years ago

    Just beautiful work. In those ten years I bet he was spoiled furbaby.

  • Yan, thank you so much for looking at my Frankie painting!

    – artbyakiko

  • Mammalia
    Mammaliaalmost 6 years ago

    OHHHH you created this so very beautifully, love it!!

  • Mammalia thank you so much!!

    – artbyakiko

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