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13 January 2011 @ 06:18 pm
Sad Few Weeks  
We had to have my mum's cat, Willow, put to sleep week before last. She was only 7, and my mum's special kitty. The vet paid for her cremation, telling us they have a special fund and we'd done so much in rescuing her, and all the other cats, that they wanted to do that for her. Early this morning, my baby Tuppence died in his sleep. He was 20, but he was my perpetual kitten. He was tiny, a Siamese Manx. I thought we were going to lose him at Christmas, but he seemed to perk up, so Glenn took him to the vet for a checkup and she said for his age, he was remarkably healthy. Last week, he was like a kitten again - racing around, stealing food, teaching the kittens how best to steal food. About two days ago, he just seemed to start fading away, and around 2am he was gone. He was always there in the morning at the kitchen tap, so I would turn the water on for him to drink. He loved his fresh water. I'm going to miss him. But he's with his best buddy Wellington, who we lost during that tainted Iam's pet food debacle. I'm sure Wellington haunts the house, so maybe he's at peace now that he has his brother with him.
lillie: alixlilliew on January 14th, 2011 02:02 am (UTC)
{{{{{{{{{{{{{{{ hugs }}}}}}}}}}}}}

You take such good care of your kitties. There's a special place in heaven for them. And you :)
selannia: Nature Full Rainbowselannia on January 14th, 2011 02:07 am (UTC)
So sorry to hear you've lost two babies.

I'm sending you good thoughts.
I Am the Bad Wolf: mytigerjerel on January 14th, 2011 02:07 am (UTC)
Oh, I am so sorry. :( It's always so hard to say goodbye to our furry friends.
layla_aaron: Inner tigress (me)luscious_words on January 14th, 2011 02:13 am (UTC)
*******HUGS******** I'm so sorry to hear about both furbabies. :( May they be strong fierce tigers in their next life.
Otterly Evilotterevil on January 14th, 2011 02:21 am (UTC)
{{{{Ithy and family}}}}

Pardon me while I go annoy my cats by hugging them....
Black Wolfdet_munch on January 14th, 2011 02:56 am (UTC)
I'm really sorry, I still cannot be in the room while they put an animal to sleep at work, especially if the owner is still there-if they start crying I will. I don't think non-animal people get it, and even animal people who haven't been through it but it's really hard losing a pet especially ones you've had for a long time. You form special bonds and relationships with your animals because they're always there and unlike most people, even family, they love you unconditionally. Plus they are good at making you laugh. I'm really sorry for your loss, and your moms. I'm glad that at least Tuppence had a good long life and was happy the whole time. I am sure that there is a special place for passed cats where they can do all the things they love-all the canned food and tuna they can eat, lots of birds to watch and kitty toys to play with, sunny spots to lay in
debbiemethosdeb on January 14th, 2011 03:05 am (UTC)
sorry to hear about your cats ,its never easy no matter how long you have them .my best cat moochie was 17 when we had to put him to sleep,it was the best for him but it was still a hard thing to do.no matter how many time you have to go through losting a pet its hard but the payoff is having them in your life as long as you can.
Becky: Merlin and Arthur looking downbeeej on January 14th, 2011 03:06 am (UTC)
Awww, I'm so, so sorry. Losing two so close together is just extra sad. *hugs*
Teejtheteej2 on January 14th, 2011 03:17 am (UTC)
Oh dear, I am soo soo sorry. Words just can't cover it.
gemspegasusgemspegasus on January 14th, 2011 03:58 am (UTC)
{{Hugs}} I am so sorry about the loss of your cats. Our thoughts and prayers are with you.

take care
more hugs

K2: without youmedelle on January 14th, 2011 05:06 am (UTC)
I'm so sorry about your kitty and your mum's. :(

It's so hard losing a loved one!! I still miss my little guys who died almost two years ago now.
AD absolutely: French Perfumeadabsolutely on January 14th, 2011 05:27 am (UTC)
Ekaterinnekaterinn on January 14th, 2011 05:27 am (UTC)
ms_artisan: Meus Principus Vinms_artisan on January 14th, 2011 10:51 am (UTC)
Aww, I'm so sorry, but what beautiful memories you have of your babies. {{hugs}}
juniperphoenix on January 14th, 2011 11:23 am (UTC)
calliopes_pen: betterthanlegos Meggan tormentedcalliopes_pen on January 14th, 2011 01:22 pm (UTC)
*hugs you*
enchantersnight: Fox and Houndenchantersnight on January 14th, 2011 01:45 pm (UTC)
aw hun :(

I'm sure Wellington and Tuppence are still with you.
fkastriderfkastrider on January 14th, 2011 02:36 pm (UTC)
{{{{{Hugs}}}}} Words fail me.
Alicia: Kitty Kissesdiamond9697 on January 14th, 2011 03:23 pm (UTC)
Jhava: GEN_candlejhava on January 14th, 2011 04:49 pm (UTC)
Oh m'dear, I'm so very sorry to hear about your losses. Just loads of hugs.
tpena19: Playful kittytpena19 on January 14th, 2011 08:14 pm (UTC)
Laurie of the Isles1_mad_squirrel on January 14th, 2011 08:48 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry, hon. It's so hard to lose a fur friend.
pat: hl coffeepat_t on January 14th, 2011 08:48 pm (UTC)
Oh honey, I'm so sorry. I know how horrible it is to lose them. *hugs*
dejladejla on January 14th, 2011 08:54 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry. It hurts so much when you lose them.
I will call her George: Winchester - Hugstrangevisitor7 on January 15th, 2011 02:10 am (UTC)
*HUGS* I'm so sorry. I'm sure they are in a happy kitty heaven
Pricetag a.k.a. Mom a.k.a. Margaret: Xander - The Tyrantmprice on January 16th, 2011 07:58 pm (UTC)
((SUPER MEGA HUGS)) - for you and your Mom.

It's been 3 months since I lost Xander and I still cry when I think him.
lizbet0lizbet0 on January 17th, 2011 02:53 am (UTC)
We had to put our dog of 14+ years put to sleep last spring and I still miss her from time to time. It's never easy. I'm sorry for your losses! {{hugs}}
senshoukoku nijouko: TL: Annoyedsilverlightstar on January 17th, 2011 03:27 am (UTC)
I am sorry about the kitties. :(