Tuesday, November 15, 2011

What happened

Thanks for all of your kind comments.

Little Girl died of heart failure, the same thing that got her brother. Evidently the medications were enough to give her a few more months, but not the years that the vets and I had wished for. She did get one more summer of hunting mice and chasing leaves.

I found her on Saturday afternoon in the backyard. It was a beautiful warm fall day, and she died with the sun in her fur and the grass under her paws.

Her neighborhood kitty friends all came to pay their respects on Sunday, and I am not even kidding. I had a backyard full of cats.

Goodbye, honey. You'll be forever young.


Zella said...

Oh no, I missed this earlier. I am so sorry for your loss :(

Shalini said...

Well, I'm happy she died apparently peacefully and quickly and happily, if she had to go so soon. I hope you're being really kind to yourself and self-medicating with food/booze/bad tv.

Birdie said...

I missed your first post. I am so sorry. She was a beautiful orange stripy cat.
If you are interested, you can go here and add her name to the Rainbow Bridge.


the queen said...

How lovely to think of a pet NOT going on a metal table. Out in the sun. So nice.

Domestic Kate said...

Her kitty friends paying their respects is such a great image. It's crazy how they know. If I could choose how to go, outside in the sun on a fall day would rank pretty high up there. I hope you're doing all right. Take care of yourself.

~~Silk said...

I didn't catch the import of the previous post either. How sad. You have my deepest sympathy.

Logical Libby said...

That is so hard. You're in my thoughts.

LL Cool Joe said...

Oh no, I'm so so sorry. We had 2 beautiful cats and both of them are now gone and I still miss them years later. Both of them had tragic endings so at least take comfort in the fact that your little kitty died outside in the sun, which I think is a favourite place to all cats.