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"Station Cat" Graeme Riley, Ace of Cats, Has Passed Away


Offbeat  (tags: animals, environment, protection, pets, cats )

Cher
- 440 days ago - catster.com
Take a moment to remember this remarkable cat, who met his owners on the train platform every day.



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Freya H. (304)
Friday August 16, 2013, 9:14 am
Alas, cats never live long enough. At least he will live on in a lot of happy memories.
 

Kit B. (276)
Friday August 16, 2013, 9:46 am

What a remarkable little guy. He made people happy what more can we ask of our fur friends?

Freya is right, they never live long enough.
 

Christeen Anderson (523)
Friday August 16, 2013, 10:16 am
I am deeply saddened by this loss.
 

Allan Yorkowitz (446)
Friday August 16, 2013, 10:25 am
Bless him for the happiness he brought.
 

Natasha Salgado (546)
Friday August 16, 2013, 10:29 am
RIP sweetie. You were one special furry guy! Thanks
 

Phil P. (93)
Friday August 16, 2013, 12:31 pm
So sad to lose a friend.
 

Sheri Schongold (6)
Friday August 16, 2013, 1:02 pm
RIP Graeme. You earned all the love you received and now you have earned the right to be peaceful and healthy once again.
 

Joanne Dixon (40)
Friday August 16, 2013, 1:58 pm
What a darling, and so sad that he has gone to the Rainbow Bridge.
There does seem to be something about cats and trains, too:
http://travel.cnn.com/cat-saves-japanese-train-station-586471
(Not a new story, I know, except I wasn't aware Tama now has an apprentice.)
 

Birgit W. (147)
Friday August 16, 2013, 3:26 pm
What a wonderful cat, thanks for the article.
 

BarbCat SunshineLady (1662)
Friday August 16, 2013, 6:47 pm
Graeme, thank you for escorting all those ppl to and from the train station! RIP I love you, baby. Thnx Cher.
 

Fran F. (114)
Friday August 16, 2013, 7:14 pm
So sad that Graeme has died. RIP, little friend.
 

Past Member (0)
Friday August 16, 2013, 7:28 pm
it's always sad to lose your furbaby, especially one as lovable as yours, so sorry for your loss...
 

DSimplyAnnoying O. (191)
Friday August 16, 2013, 8:11 pm
Graeme, RIP. You will never be forgotten by those who knew you so well.
 

Julia R. (295)
Friday August 16, 2013, 10:45 pm
What a remarkable cat and a remarkable story! This cat reminds me of Hachiko the dog in Japan and from the marvelous movie, "Hachi: A Dog's Tale" who always would see his owner off in the morning and wait for him faithfully every day until he got home- however in that story the owner sadly died before Hachiko. But it didn't stop the very loyal dog from trying to still greet his owner every day. Both of these stories are so amazing and beautiful! Both about such loyal animals with such an incredible capacity to love!! Graeme you will always be remembered by your wonderful family and by so many others for touching their lives in such a magical way! Thanks Cher.
 

Rehana VN (0)
Friday August 16, 2013, 10:52 pm
Oh shame poor baby. He brought joy to so many paople.RIP sweet one.
 

GGmaSheila D. (169)
Friday August 16, 2013, 11:46 pm
Noted and thank you. What a remarkable cat.
 

Susan Duncan (25)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 2:14 am
Such a handsome fellow who will now grace the heavens. He will be sorely missed in his neighborhood but will live on in many hearts, a nice legacy for any kitty -- or human.
 

Alice C. (1797)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 3:35 am
The loss of a pet is heartbreaking. He was a special cat who loved is parents dearly and they loved him the same.
Rest in peace "Station Cat"
 

Anne P. (251)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 7:42 am
I read about Graeme several years ago and am very sad to hear of his passing. He was a very special, beautiful soul. My condolences to his family, friends and all the people who loved him.
 

Winn Adams (195)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 8:03 am
RIP precious kitty.
 

Sandi C. (235)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 9:31 am
He will be missed.
 

Ruth S. (304)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:28 am
I am so sorry to hear about his passing.
 

Sara P. (60)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:31 am
Lovely creature, how much smart and loving cat!!!! But the article said that 'he loved chocolate'.......but chocolate is not good for cats, is toxic.......nooooooooo, I hope this has not helped to make him ill :(((((((
 

Emma S. (227)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:32 am
When my last cat died, and I was really cut up about it for a very long time, I was told, 'Remember and smile.' I hope that Graeme's people are able to do that before too long.
 

Gysele van Santen (213)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:38 am
aww i'm sad now :-( Rest In Peace, baby.
 

. (0)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:38 am
no amount of duct tape can remove a truly loved cat from the sofa of your soul
 

Dianne D. (460)
Saturday August 17, 2013, 10:07 pm
I have to shed a tear for Graeme Riley. God Bless your soul and I hope you are having a great time at the Rainbow Bridge.
 

Evelyn B. (80)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 4:52 pm
Noted Tks. Cher....R.I.P. Graeme love...
 
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