Sappho A.k.a The Cat A.k.a Midnight
1/1/2004 - 7/16/2020A true party animal, lover of people and sometimes dogs. Though Boston-based in the end, she’s always been a big city girl, born and raised, and loved all the people she met there. She spent her final days roaming around a lush yard filled with swaths of delicious grass, large trees, big beds of flowers, and so many entertaining birds, butterflies, and other critters. She put up a good fight in her battle against lymphoma, flourishing under the care of Dr. Lee and the Oncology staff of MSPCA Boston, who she grew to love, evidenced by her increasing willingness to be brought for her weekly appointments. Though she wasn’t always comfortable these last few weeks, she found one last bout of relief from her medication and strategic (but still indulgent) diet in the last days before she passed. She got plenty of cheek and low back scratches and quality time with her favorite blankets, pillows, sweaters and some of her favorite people. She’ll miss her 2015 family with Allison, our home at 1172 (Chris, Rebecca, Max, and Tyler, plus all the visitors she charmed), our home in Carroll Gardens with Toby, and later with pup Reggie in Boerum Hill, her second home on long island with her great grandma Ellen, and even the little zoo/studio apartment in Chelsea with Aggie and Olga, who apparently still look aloft for her when they hear the word “kitty”. She’ll be missed by her Boston family, though we will always have the comfort of knowing she’s laid to rest outside surrounded by some of the flowers she loved in the yard. She passed peacefully with the help of Dr. Sally, outside on her favorite blanket, after having her fill of salmon and strawberry shortcake popsicle.Newton, MassachusettsJuly 21, 2020
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We are all fortunate to have known Sappho, and to have witnessed the great love and care that you showed her, Alexa. Thank you for taking such incredible care of her and for being so selfless, especially towards the end of her life. From her soft love blinks, to her gourmet taste buds, she was a special girl who will forever live on in our hearts.
Love,
Rebecca
Rebecca Marshall - July 23, 2020
My dearest shnood,

I will miss you so so so much and i cherish the snuggles and sits we shared and pics we have <3

I hope you are at peace with all the treats and toys you could ever want.
Victoria Mirrer - July 22, 2020

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