My brother had one of the coolest cats in the world. We called him Freddy Snowpants, because he had furry fat hind legs that looked like he was wearing snowpants when he walked. One of my favorite things to do was stand behind him and make the "zip zip zip" noise, which always resulted in much mirth and laughter.
Jeremy just e-mailed me that Freddy's cancer finally was too much for him, and they had to put him down today.
This picture tells you everything you need to know about him, why I loved him so much, and is the way I'll remember him: