Posted at the old "Purple Tabby" site:
It is with heavy heart that I must report the death of Purple Tabby.
Purple Tabby's owners came home Christmas Eve to a cloud of smoke and the smell of singed hair and overcooked meat. On further investigation, they found Purple Tabby beneath the tree, still smoldering, with a very surprised look on her face.
As it turns out, the owners had left Purple Tabby home for the holiday, and in a fit of rage, Purple Tabby took it out on the wiring for the Christmas tree lights.
But don't be dismayed, Purple Tabby has 8 lives left!
She continues to purr at: