The animal has been part of his family for almost 16 years. The former bassist of the famous metal band paid tribute to the cat in a Facebook post announcing his death.
David Ellefson is one of the living legends of the metal scene, especially in the 1980s and 90s, a period that most fans of the genre consider their golden age. He is also a big animal lover.
The 57-year-old artist, alas, lost his cat Percy, as he announced on his official Facebook page on Monday, June 20. The information was provided by Blabbermouth, a website dedicated to the world of heavy metal and hard rock.
“It is with deep sadness and a heavy heart that we say goodbye to our adorable kitten Percy, who passed away at 6:20 am today from kidney failure,” his post says.
A post with some great photos of a deceased cat posing alone, next to his human or in the company of another cat in the family.
The animal will leave a big void in his life, one who has been a part of it for almost 16 years. «He truly was our «Fifth Beatle» — David Ellefson said.
David Ellefson is internationally credited as a founding member, along with Dave Mustaine, of prominent American thrash metal band Megadeth.