Just not a good day around here

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by WriterofWords, Jul 20, 2008.

  1. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    A few days ago one of my house cats got out because someone didn't close the door all the way. We found her body this evening, something killed her.
    Whitey my White Pekin who is known for being egg-bound and hasn't had a problem in months was just found dead under the bush she likes to sleep under at night. She died sometime after lunch. Her last 8 eggs I had been collecting just went in the incubator today.
    I just hate it.
  2. rooster-red

    rooster-red Here comes the Rooster

    Jun 10, 2007
    Douglasville GA
    So sorry for your losses. [​IMG]
  3. DouglasPeeps

    DouglasPeeps Songster

    Feb 26, 2008
    I am so sorry for you. It is never easy to lose a pet, but two in one day, ahhhh! I am sorry for your loss.
  4. Cara

    Cara Songster

    Aug 30, 2007
    I'm sorry:( We had one of those weekends here, with a predator problem and my FILs dog is lost. I hope your week improves!
  5. coloradochick

    coloradochick Songster

    Dec 19, 2007
    Brighton, CO
  6. mtnhomechick

    mtnhomechick Songster

    Jun 27, 2008
    Mountain Home, AR
    Sorry to hear this.......things will get better [​IMG]
  7. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Thank you all, I just hurt so bad right now. It's well known around here that I feel more for animals than humans because we are charged with their care. It's up to us to protect them and I feel like I failed. I know I didn't, but Lilly was a very special cat, she was brought to me as a rescue several years ago. She was part Bobcat and the only survivor of a litter. She'd been strangled and left for dead, she had no voice, her vocal cords had been crushed. She was terrified of humans with good reason.
    Whitey I've held in a warm towel and massaged so many times to get her through being bound. I don't know what happened, she looked so peaceful like she was sleeping. I've always felt she wouldn't be here long, but it had been a little over a year and I thought maybe I was wrong. Now the other three from her group are out there mourning her, I won't move her body 'til morning so they can say goodbye.
  8. WriterofWords

    WriterofWords Has Fainting Chickens

    Dec 25, 2007
    Chaparral, New Mexico
    Thank you to the person that sent this:

    I've learned that I like my teacher because she cries when we
    sings "Silent Night".
    Age 5

    I've learned that our dog doesn't want to eat my broccoli
    Age 7

    I've learned that when I wave to people in the country, they
    stop what they are doing and wave back.
    Age 9

    I've learned that just when I get my room the way I like it,
    Mom makes me clean it up again.
    Age 12

    I've learned that if you want to cheer yourself up, you should
    try cheering someone else up.
    Age 14

    I've learned that although it's hard to admit it, I'm secretly
    glad my parents are strict with me.
    Age 15

    I've learned that silent company is often more healing than
    words of advice.
    Age 24

    I've learned that brushing my child's hair is one of life's
    great pleasures.
    Age 26

    I've learned that wherever I go, the world's worst drivers
    have followed me there.
    Age 29

    I've learned that if someone says something unkind about me,
    I must live so that no one will believe it.
    Age 30

    I've learned that there are people who love you dearly but
    just don't know how to show it.
    Age 42

    I've learned that you can make some one's day by simply
    sending them a little note.
    Age 44

    I've learned that the greater a person's sense of guilt, the
    greater his or her need to cast blame on others.
    Age 46

    I've learned that children and grandparents are natural allies.
    Age 47

    I've learned that no matter what happens, or how bad it seems
    today, life does go on, and it will be better tomorrow.
    Age 48

    I've learned that singing "Amazing Grace" can lift my spirits
    for hours.
    Age 49

    I've learned that motel mattresses are better on the side away
    from the phone.
    Age 50

    I've learned that you can tell a lot about a man by the way he
    handles these three things: a rainy day, lost luggage, and
    tangled Christmas tree lights.
    Age 51

    I've learned that keeping a vegetable garden is worth a
    medicine cabinet full of pills.
    Age 52

    I've learned that regardless of your relationship with your
    parents, you miss them terribly after they die.
    Age 53

    I've learned that making a living is not the same thing as
    making a life.
    Age 58

    I've learned that if you want to do something positive for
    your children, work to improve your marriage.
    Age 61

    I've learned that life sometimes gives you a second chance.
    Age 62

    I've learned that you shouldn't go through life with a catchers
    mitt on both hands. You need to be able to throw something back.
    Age 64

    I've learned that if you pursue happiness, it will elude you.
    But if you focus on your family, the needs of others, your
    work, meeting new people, and doing the very best you can,
    happiness will find you.
    Age 65

    I've learned that whenever I decide something with kindness,
    I usually make the right decision.
    Age 66

    I've learned that everyone can use a prayer.
    Age 72

    I've learned that even when I have pains, I don't have to be
    Age 82

    I've learned that every day you should reach out and touch
    someone. People love that human touch-holding hands, a warm
    hug, or just a friendly pat on the back.
    Age 90

    I've learned that I still have a lot to learn.
    Age 92

    I've learned that you should pass this one on to someone you
    care about. Sometimes they just need a little something to
    make them smile.
  9. English Chick

    English Chick English Mum

    Jun 27, 2008
    Cheshire UK
    I am so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved pets, it is heartbreaking when they go, whatever the circumstances, but have comfort in the fact that they had a wonderful owner, who no doubt gave them a wonderful life full of love, caring and total understanding of their needs.

    Words are often not enough at these sad times, but our thoughts are with you.
  10. eggchel

    eggchel Crowing

    Dec 26, 2006
    Both Coasts
    Aw, that is really sad that you lost your duck and your cat. Im sorry.


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