Category Archives: Zooot

Loss and the New King.

Zooot 2010 © Colehaus Cats.

Zooot 1996 - 2012 © Colehaus Cats.

After a brief illness, Her Most Gracious Royal Majesty, Queen Zooot, a.k.a. Zoom, Pavarotti Pigpen, P-Cubed, and Little Orange Girl, lost her battle with kidney disease today, April 26th, 2012, on her sixteenth birthday. Her reign as Queen of the household was short, January 2011 to April 2012. She was happiest as a Lady in Waiting for just shy of fifteen years, rather than in the role of The Queen. She adopted feral boy Cameron as a kitten and guided him into becoming the best indoor cat he could be. It is he who now steps into her role.

We here at Colehaus won’t soon forget you, Little Orange Girl. You taught us responsibility, routine, and persistence and the Orange Girl ways. Above all, you gave us love. We love you.

Sweet Zooot, go in peace and find the others who have gone before. They are waiting and overjoyed to see you so soon. Until we meet again.

The Queen is dead. Long live The King.

Cameron 2012 © Colehaus Cats.

Cameron 2012 © Colehaus Cats.

Cameron, well trained as the future leader of Colehaus thanks to Zooot, assumes his role of King.

Zooot, The Reigning Queen.

A rest from bouncing off the walls. © Colehaus Cats.

Usually full of zoom, Zooot takes a rare break – and naps on something other than green in color. Shocking!

Personal Drinking Fountain.

Zooot's Personal Drinking Fountain. © Colehaus Cats.

“What, me? Oh, I’m just waiting. Waiting for you to turn the water on. You ARE going to turn it on, right? Sometime today?”

Zooot took a cue from her housemate Seth and picked up the bad habit of drinking from the faucet. Now there’s no denying her. It’s hard to deny an orange cat.