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Nikki, I am so sorry for your loss. Its terrible to lose a member of our family. Lots of hugs to you and your family....


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Thank you everyone for your kind words and sharing your memories. It definately helps knowing that other people care so much for the furry members of their families. :D

The vets office gave me a copy of "The Rainbow Bridge" with the paperwork and sent a card. I was going to let the kids draw a picture and scribble a note, tie it to a helium balloon and let it go. They did get a chance to say goodbye, but not after knowing she passed away.

Even though it is so painfull to say good bye, to have had the bond that we had makes it worth it.




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I'm so sorry to hear about the loss of Felix. It's always so devastating to lose a pet, they are very much a member of the family. Hugs to you and your family.

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It has been so hard and it has now been nearly a week since we lost Mintie. The boys have found it hard, even if they are big teenagers. Ryan would like another cat, but he is waiting until the time is right.

We received a card from the vets and that was so nice. I cannot praise them enough for the way things were handled.

Word has got around that we no longer have a pet. As it was only yesterday that we had the cat Kirby from across the road trying to sneak her way inside past our dog. It made Bradley nearly jump out of his skin when there was a furry bundle beside him on the computer. Later Bradley had to try and devise a way of getting out of the house without the said cat trying to jump in as he went out.

I had to tell Kirby that no matter how cute and cuddly she was, that she was not our next choice of pet as she has a loving family across the road. But she is still lurking around outside, sitting on the car's bonnett, or up on it's roof looking in while I do the dishes. The same said cat used to stalk us when we walked the dog months ago, she would be about 20 yards behind us following us as we walked home.

Cats are awesome, and so are dogs.

So anyone with a cat, give them a big hug from me, as I am missing my cat hugs.


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Niki and Kaycee- I'm so sorry about Felix and Mintie. It's so hard to lose a fur friend. :(

I had my first cat for 16 years...her name was Popcorn. And when she passed, we all lost a family member. You could carry her around like a handbag too and she'd purr away. It wasn't LIKE losing a family member, it WAS losing a member of your family.

My hugs and condolences to both of you!

We waitied about two months before we got another kitty. And so glad we got another one. She was meant as a present for my dad but took a liking to my mom (this was about 11 years ago). When my mom was sick, she was by her side every minute and would go in and get my dad if something was wrong. Now that my mom is gone, she is just as protective of my dad. She sleeps on his head at night and follows him around like a hawk.

Fur babies of ALL kinds are the best thing!



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