Your friendly Curator has lost her beloved Zozo today from complications of surgery. I had her for 14 years; I would have happily had her for 14 more.
Here is the last photo I took of her before I bundled her up to go to the vet:
I will keep posting, never fear, but for right now -- my heart is utterly broken. And it's very difficult, I find, to type while sobbing. So there.