“After 10 years, my beloved kitty Snuggles has passed away.”

English Lesson: After 10 years, my beloved kitty Snuggles has passed away.

You had a pet cat who just died. You're sad, so you post about it on social media.

After 10 years, my beloved kitty Snuggles has passed away.

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(someone) passed away

Use the phrasal verb "pass away" to talk about someone dying in a polite way.

This is rude:

I'm so sorry to hear that your father died.

This is much more acceptable:

I'm so sorry to hear that your father passed away.

If you're talking about someone with no connection to you or to your listener, you can say that they "died":

Elvis Presley died in 1977.

my beloved (something/someone)

When you talk about someone or something that you love, you can call it "my beloved ___". For example:

  • my beloved husband of 25 years
  • my beloved country
  • my beloved children
  • my beloved colleagues

This phrase sounds formal and poetic, so don't use it in regular everyday conversation. Use it in something like a formal speech at a wedding, in the introduction to a book that you wrote, in a written announcement of an anniversary, etc.

kitty

A cat can also be called a "kitty". The word "kitty" sounds cuter.