Mourning and Instagramming the Death of a Pet
Mourning And Instagramming The Death Of A Pet
In 1998, photographer Preston Gannaway and her college roommate answered a newspaper listing that advertised kittens. They drove out to a house on Egypt Road and found a man waiting in the driveway, carrying a kitten in each arm. Gannaway picked the one with short hair, because of allergies, and named her Isis because of the Bob Dylan song — “Isis, you mystical child” like the Egyptian goddess, not the terrorist group.
They lived together for almost 17 years.
Now if you’ll excuse me, I have to go rinse the dust out of my eyes.