Tuesday, January 05, 2016

Not a lovely start to 2016!

I had such great plans to start the year off blogging with a bang.  But as seems to happen a lot lately, life happens and gets in the way of blogging.

Our precious kitty, who my son brought home in the spring of his Kindergarten year (he is just turning 24 now!) got sick in December.  And as we were celebrating over the holidays she took a turn for the worse.  Finally yesterday we decided as a family it was time and we said our tear filled goodbyes to a dear purring furball.

To say we are heartbroken is an understatement.  She has been a member of our family for 18+ years!

She was the best of cats.  Was cuddly, not stand offish and rarely gave us any trouble whatsoever.  She never scratched our furniture, never went to the bathroom where she wasn't supposed to.  She spent each evening curled up on the couch with me while I read, brought comfort to my daughter, and let my son love on her in the way only a boy could love on a beloved pet.  

We will miss her dearly.  


Deb said...

So sorry that this happened. We had a cat who looked much like yours and was so nice and well- tempered - really more like a lap dog than a cat. We had him for years while the kids were growing up and he was a wonderful pet. When he finally passed we truly grieved. It was hard. I really do know how you must be feeling. So sorry for your loss.

Barbara H. said...

Oh, I am sorry. That's so hard.

ellen b said...

Ahhh...so sorry for your families loss of such a fine companion.

nikkipolani said...

Susanne, I'm so so sorry you are without your dear cat. What a lifetime of love she gave your family and you all to her. God gives us such lovely gifts in our pets.