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  1. #1
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    News from the clan

    Hello all my old friends. I am not much of a "forum" person these days, but I think of you often.

    My crew is aging (as are their purr-ents. LOL)

    Monte, our oldest has passed the 19 year mark. He is thin, and maybe just a bit stiff in the bones, but doing quite well for his advanced years.

    Simba and Calvin (see photo) are in the neighborhood of 15. Both extremely thin, possibly from thyroid issues, but we have opted not to test or treat due to their personalies (neither would be a good candidate for daily pills or other numerous procedures.) So as long as they are happy cats, so are we.

    Willow, Ashley and Sterling are 13. Sterling has developed a lump (or 2). One is rather severe and agressive. I will be attaching photos, it is not overly pretty, but the vet feels that this type of growth would come back "with a vengence" possibly even before the stitches were removed (if it were operated on). He also has a small growth begining inside his mouth. Vet feels within 6 months this will prove to be fatal. So we will love on him as long as we can.

    Beautiful Biddy White Whiskers is about 12. I will also be posting a photo of him.

    Jim, Kim and even Bonnie (my first foster for One by One cat rescue) are all 11 years old. Can you believe it?

    Mickey, Shilo, Natasha and possibly Mr. Meow are 10.

    And the baby of the entire group, Hamlet, comes in at about 8 years old.

    And Today is Charlie's birthday!! (I do not believe he wants me to post that he is pushing .....??) tee hee hee

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  2. #2
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    It's so good to see you posting.
    Sorry to hear about the ailments with your little ones.

    Please give them all some hugs and kisses from me.



    I will miss you forever, my sweet Scooter Bug. You were my best friend. 9/21/1995 - 1/23/2010
    Goodbye, Oreo. 4/17/2003 - 9/12/2011. Gone too soon.

  3. #3
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    Aww, good to hear from you! I was thinking of you just the other day! Sorry to hear of the various ailments among the crew, but good to hear from you and all of them, Charlie included! Happy Birthday, Cat-Dad-of-Many!
    I've Been Frosted

  4. #4
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    It's good to hear from you again!
    Nancy



    All things work together for good to them that love God.
    (Romans 8:28)

    I've been defrosted-- Thanks, Sana

  5. #5
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    Hi Jen, so good to see you here again! Hello to all your fur crew and to Charlie. I'm sorry to learn about the various ailments. Lovies to all!

    from Pat and cats
    I meant," said Ipslore bitterly, "what is there in this world that truly makes living worthwhile?"
    Death thought about it.
    "Cats," he said eventually. "Cats are nice."

    -- Terry Pratchett, Sourcery

  6. #6
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    So good to hear from you! Most of the kitties seem to be doing well beyond aging...sorry about Sterling. It's so difficult to go through those issues. Prayers.

    Try and keep us posted!
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    LET'S GO O' S!!

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