He disappeared over a week ago and hasn't been seen since. He may still turn up - I sure hope he does - but he's never been one to stray.
And what came first, you may ask. My pen name or the kitty? Well, Webster has been with us almost twice as long as I've been writing. And yes he was the inspiration for my name.
So we're all feeling sad and welcoming the distraction of back-to-schoolitis.
I'll be back in a day or two with something more cheerful.