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    Emily is at the Bridge

    After talking with my brother and considering all of the issues at hand I realized that Emily had one paw in another dimension already. I didn't think it would be today, but for some reason my packed day became light and easy after the first two errands. (Two students cancelled, so I knew what I needed to do.)

    She went peacefully and fast. She had so little meat and fat on her that the sleepers knocked her out in a minute. This is the first time I've stayed with an animal until the end. I buried her in the back yard.

    I miss her. She had such a personality and was a fighter. A typical Tortie Diva. I'll miss her begging food from me, even after she just ate.

    I'll miss you, Emily. I wish I could have done more for you.

    Her favorite perch before she got sick.


    She so loves food.



    She kept herself so white.


    She loved posing for the camera
    Last edited by mrspunkysmom; 10-08-2013 at 07:01 PM.
    Anne
    Meowmie to Mr. Spunky, Samwise, Lady Jane, Bob, and Callie.





    RIP Emily (Oct 8, 2013), Rose (Sept 24, 2001), Maggie (Fall 2003)

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    RIP Emily, and healing peace to you Anne.

    You gave Emily the greatest gift that she could ever receive - your love, and the sacrifice to let her go. She will always be in your heart, so she does live on and on.
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    Now is the only time you have, so live it with a will -
    Don't wait until tomorrow - the hands may then be still.
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    Awww, our condolences. Rest in peace, sweet Emily! Your pain and struggles now are over.
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    {{{{hugs}}}}

    It's said so often that cats are good at hiding sickness and pain...it's so hard to tell how they really are.

    I wish you and Emily peace, and sweet memories that will heal you in the days to come.
    "If opportunity doesn't knock, build a door." -- Milton Berle

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    Quote Originally Posted by Catty1 View Post
    {{{{hugs}}}}

    It's said so often that cats are good at hiding sickness and pain...it's so hard to tell how they really are.

    I wish you and Emily peace, and sweet memories that will heal you in the days to come.
    Thank you all so much.
    Anne
    Meowmie to Mr. Spunky, Samwise, Lady Jane, Bob, and Callie.





    RIP Emily (Oct 8, 2013), Rose (Sept 24, 2001), Maggie (Fall 2003)

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    ((((HUGS))))) Anne!
    Yikes! I've been Boo'd ... right off of the stage!
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    Brrrr, I've been Frosted! Thank you, Asiel and Pomtzu!


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    Thank you all. The grief is passing, but I think about her every day.
    Anne
    Meowmie to Mr. Spunky, Samwise, Lady Jane, Bob, and Callie.





    RIP Emily (Oct 8, 2013), Rose (Sept 24, 2001), Maggie (Fall 2003)

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    Anne,

    {{{{{{{{HUGS}}}}}}}} and ~~~~~~~PURRS~~~~~~~ and to you, 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."

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    Rest in peace dear Emily.

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    Thank you all so much. I miss her. I miss her begging food. Greeting me at the front door. Her rough voice.
    Anne
    Meowmie to Mr. Spunky, Samwise, Lady Jane, Bob, and Callie.





    RIP Emily (Oct 8, 2013), Rose (Sept 24, 2001), Maggie (Fall 2003)

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