Max has been deteriorating for a while now and lately he has been sleeping most of the time. Yesterday I went in at lunchtime to feed him but he didn't want his dessert which is most unusual and he fell asleep while I was feeding him.
I still got a shock when the phone rang at about 1.10 a.m. this morning. For some reason I was awake and thinking of my visit yesterday when I was told that on one of the regular two hourly checks they found that he had died peacefully in his sleep. Of course, I was unable to get back to sleep and think I am running on Adrenalin at present.
Rest in Peace.