Said Goodbye Today...

Discussion in 'Other Pets & Livestock' started by Iowa Roo Mom, Sep 3, 2011.

  1. Iowa Roo Mom

    Iowa Roo Mom Resistance Is Futile

    Apr 30, 2009
    Keokuk County
    Today I said goodbye to a dear friend. I had to take that all too familiar drive to the vet's office one last time with our dear Mama Cat. She was old, and I found her when I came home from work this morning unable to breathe without gasping. I knew it was time. She was a lover even thought her last moments here with us. As I held her for the vet to give the first shot, she was rubbing her face into my hand even then, asking for love. I gave her the last of the love I had today and made that difficult decision that almost all of us here have or will face at one point or another.

    It went as well as something like that can be expected to go and I like to think she left this world with a little dignity. Mama Cat drifted away in my arms today, to wait for me at the end of the Rainbow Bridge.




    Goodbye old friend, you will always be in my heart.
  2. theoldchick

    theoldchick The Chicken Whisperer

    May 11, 2010
    A lovely tribute to a lovely friend. Sorry for your loss.
  3. punk-a-doodle

    punk-a-doodle Songster

    Apr 15, 2011
    What a sweet girl. So glad you two were able to give each other such love and joy. <3
  4. jerseygirl1

    jerseygirl1 Crowing

    Jun 20, 2009
    Orange County, NY
    I am so sorry for your loss, you can rejoice in the happy life you gave her
  5. terrilhb

    terrilhb Songster

    Dec 11, 2010
    [​IMG] Oh I am so sorry. What a beautiful cat. I am so sorry for your loss. Maybe this will help a little in the future. It was sent to me when I lost a beloved pet. That we loved for so many years. Rainbow Bridge

    Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

    When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge.
    There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.
    There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

    All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
    The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

    They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

    You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

    Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....

    Author unknown...
    Sending you hugs. [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG]
  6. sonew123

    sonew123 Poultry Snuggie

    Mar 16, 2009
    onchiota NY
    [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] [​IMG] Im so sorry -She was such a beautiful baby!!!!
  7. 10 point

    10 point country boy

    Feb 19, 2011
    LaFayette, NY
    [​IMG] so sorry
  8. sunny & the 5 egg layers

    sunny & the 5 egg layers Crowing

    Mar 29, 2011
    [​IMG] I am so sorry for your loss! She was a beautiful cat and was well taken care of. As sad as it is, you made the right desision. [​IMG]
  9. TinyTotsSeramas

    TinyTotsSeramas Songster

    Jun 21, 2011
    OMG! you literally just made me burst into tears!! [​IMG]
    I am so sorry! [​IMG]
  10. xchairity_casex

    xchairity_casex Songster

    Feb 5, 2011
    what a gorgeous baby girl! im so sorry but ill bet she had an amzing and happy life with you! and il also bet sehs happy in kitty heaven looking down on you

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