Eartha Kitt, film, theater, cabaret, music and television star who delighted audiences for decades, passed away on Christmas Day from colon cancer at the age of 81. Kitt became a pop culture icon as Catwoman on the television series Batman. Throughout her career, she captivated audiences with cabaret performances worldwide and made one of her final appearances on January 17, 2007 at Carnegie Hall at the age of eighty years. She was purrrrfect both in fashion and in her singing and acting. She will be missed.