1:43 PM EST, Sat December 16, 2017

Giants fans mourn loss of a big, beloved cat named Skeeter

Skeeter was the First Cat of San Francisco baseball, an orange tabby belonging to former Giants third baseman Matt Duffy that grew to an astounding 27 pounds. It was love at first sight for Giants fans when Duffy posted a photo of the two together. On Saturday night, Duffy announced the sad news on Instagram that his family had to put Skeeter down. He was 15 and very sick. "It was a losing battle," Duffy said by phone Monday, not surprised in the least that a reporter would be calling about his cat. Duffy knew what Skeeter meant to Giants...

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