Quiet death of 21 YO cat

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by turtlynne, Dec 1, 2009.

  1. turtlynne

    turtlynne Out Of The Brooder

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    Just had to adjust my profile to reflect the death this AM of my 21yr old cat 'Fu'...he died peacefully after sleeping in the sun on the deck Sunday and being briefly disoriented/not eating on Monday - discovered comatose early today and slipping away midmorning; kitties do 'slip' away. He has been a part of the family since my now 24 yr old son got him as a 3 yr old birthday present. It was a privilege to have him bless our lives - he RAISED my now 8 yr old Jack Russell! He had his picture taken with Santa last week(100 people yrs old!) for the first time( I do NOT think he was impressed!). I am computer clutzy or would post the picture! Up,up,up to the heavyside layer, Fu - you are missed already. He was definitely an old [​IMG] smiley!
     
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  2. turtlynne

    turtlynne Out Of The Brooder

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    and don't you know I forgot to 'submit' the profile change....
     
  3. chinbunny

    chinbunny In a hutch

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    Im sorry about your cat. [​IMG]
     
  4. Imp

    Imp All things share the same breath- Chief Seattle

    so sorry. it's tough to lose a pet

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  5. gritsar

    gritsar Cows, Chooks & Impys - OH MY!

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    I'm sorry for your loss. Been there many times. [​IMG]

    To change your profile, go to the top of the page and click on 'profile' and then 'personality'.
     
  6. HippieChickens

    HippieChickens Chillin' With My Peeps

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  7. ThornyRidge

    ThornyRidge Chillin' With My Peeps

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    [​IMG] sorry for your loss.. I have a soon to be 15 year old and a 12 year old who are both starting to show their age.. I cherish every day with them and the fact they love to still cuddle with me every night in bed.. they have been the greatest cats since I got them back in college...
     
  8. Cluckthorne

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    Sorry for your loss but what a life! That's something to celebrate. You'll see him in your minds eye for the rest of your life. I grew up with 2 cats that lived to 20 and 21, Muffin and Chubby, they were super cats just like Fu. Have fun on your next adventure Fu!
     
  9. chickerdoodle

    chickerdoodle Chillin' With My Peeps

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    Ohhhhh, my sincere condolences. We adore our two cats and I always feel so comforted with them purring in my ear as I fall asleep. "Fu" had a good long life and you'll see him again when your time comes and it'll be like you never parted. I have quite a zoo in heaven waiting for me (I hope I'm still going there...) Don't feel embarrassed about grieving for him as he was truly a chosen family member. [​IMG]
     
  10. Skyesrocket

    Skyesrocket Chillin' With My Peeps

    Mar 20, 2008
    [​IMG] Awww...so sorry for your loss. I'm glad his passing was peaceful.
     

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