The Death of Sandy by © Kira Bodensted
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The Death of Sandy is a painting by Jane Kelly
Credits to Wikimedia Commons.
Painted in Twisted Brush – edited in CS3

Have you ever loved and lost a Cat ?
Here is the true and unsentimental story of Sandy as told by Jane Kelly
I fell in love with this work as I’m sure many cat lovers will

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I found the cat’s sudden death on the road hard to cope with,
especially as I had found the cat in the Congo, brought him back to the UK
and he’d been in quarantine for six months.
He had a few months with me then he was killed here, on the road.
He had lost one eye in Africa and couldn’t see very well.
I found the Greek myth about the dead crossing over the river Styx,
rowed over by Charon, very comforting.
There is no particular misery attached to it, the dead have their own kingdom. I liked that idea at the time.

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Comments

  • Vitta
    Vittaalmost 3 years ago

    MAGNIFICENT WORK!!!!!!!

  • Thank you very much Vitta ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Bunny Clarke
    Bunny Clarkealmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful work Kira. Love this.

  • Thank you very much my friend ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Paul Thompson Photography
    Paul Thompson ...almost 3 years ago

    Amazing work!!!

  • Thank you Paul ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Pamela Phelps
    Pamela Phelpsalmost 3 years ago

    What a lovely and sensitive wrote to go with this image…the thought is indeed comforting!

  • Thank you so much my friend – I’m glad you like it ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • tinypaws
    tinypawsalmost 3 years ago

    Love the story and beautiful work.

  • Thank you very much my friend ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

  • Samohsong
    Samohsongalmost 3 years ago

    Beautiful picture and story Kira! How true….always have enjoyed my cats. ~Sam

  • Me too Sam – right now all 3 of them, but then I’m strictly a cat-person.
    Thank you as always for your visit and comments Sam – much appreciated ☺

    – © Kira Bodensted

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