My cat passed away...

nynaeve77nynaeve77 Posts: 7,135Registered Users Curl Novice
I had to take my poor kitty boy back to the vet on Sunday because he couldn't pee. He had a urinary blockage. The emergency vet removed it; Monday morning, I transferred him to his regular vet. He showed signs of improvement, and I brought him home Monday afternoon. He seemed okay for the rest of Monday and part of yesterday, but last night, he started being unable to pee again. I took him back to the vet, and she said he was blocked again and in kidney failure.

I didn't want the poor guy to suffer any more, so I decided it was time to let him go. I got to be with him in his last moments and kiss him goodbye.

My heart is very heavy and sad right now. I don't feel like I'll ever stop crying. Please keep us all in your thoughts, especially my daughter. He was her best buddy and I don't think she really understands that he's gone for good.
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  • ninja dogninja dog Posts: 23,780Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Oh, nynaeve. I'm so sorry.
  • LadyV69LadyV69 Posts: 3,397Registered Users
    So sorry. I can't imagine what I'd be like when it's Hazel's turn to go.
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  • Jess the MessJess the Mess Posts: 5,844Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm so sorry for you all. I know the feeling of losing a special kitty.
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  • gekko422gekko422 Posts: 4,869Registered Users
    I am so sorry. :(
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  • curlylauracurlylaura Posts: 8,352Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Oh no. I am so sorry. :(


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  • curlypearlcurlypearl Posts: 12,231Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I'm very sorry for your loss, NyNaeve77, and for your daughter. :sad7: (((Hugs)))
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  • MizKerriMizKerri Posts: 1,701Registered Users
    Aw I am so sorry!
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  • coilynappcoilynapp Posts: 4,233Registered Users
    I'm so sorry for your loss (((((nynaeve)))))

    My thoughts and prayers are with your family. It's really hard to lose a loved furry friend :(
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  • PoodleheadPoodlehead Posts: 6,959Registered Users
    I am so, so sorry!

    Merlin is at the vet today with the same thing. She said if I hadn't brought him in today he'd have been dead by tomorrow, and she hasn't called yet to tell me he's out of surgery, so I'm still waiting and trying not to cry. He was perfectly fine until last night, so scary to think it can advance so quickly!

    ((hugs)) to you.
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  • CanItBeChristineCanItBeChristine Posts: 6,343Registered Users
    I am so sorry! Our beloved pets are such special parts of our families.
  • SystemSystem Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    Oh, how sad. I know how that feels. ((hugs))
  • WileE-DeadWileE-Dead Banned Posts: 24,963Banned Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm sorry to hear this. I am not looking forward to the day when my Rocky will go.
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  • CurlyminxCurlyminx Posts: 5,581Registered Users
    Oh! I'm so sorry Nynaeve!
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  • kasdenkasden Posts: 1,045Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I'm so, so sorry! {{{hugs}}} for you and your family. I hope Danae is okay!
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  • SpaghettiHeadSpaghettiHead Posts: 1,510Registered Users
    Awe, I'm sorry to hear this. Hugs!
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  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Posts: 31,259Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Aw...I'm sorry about your kitty. When you posted you were bringing him home, I was hoping he had pulled out of it. It's sad to lose a family pet. You did everything you could, and you made the right decision to let him go.

    Poodlehead, I wish your Merlin well.
  • kenzie!kenzie! Posts: 5,055Registered Users
    ((((Nynaeve))))

    I'm so sorry for your loss.

    Maybe you could get Danae a new kitten if she wants one? I know I would've wanted a new one if mine died.
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  • divegirldivegirl Posts: 1,286Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm sorry, Nynaeve :( Pets are with us for such a short time, but it's made up for by their sweet furry love.
  • medussamedussa Posts: 12,993Registered Users
    I'm so sorry. :(
  • SigiSigi Posts: 2,379Registered Users
    Oh no! I'm so sorry! :sad:
  • TRBLTRBL Posts: 5,294Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    {{{Nynaeve}}}
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  • curlysue21curlysue21 Posts: 5,219Registered Users
    So sorry nynaeve! I hope your daughter is taking it okay. I know its rough on them.
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  • spring1onuspring1onu Posts: 16,528Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    :(

    I'm so, so terribly sorry.
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  • wild~hairwild~hair Posts: 9,890Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    Oh, I'm so sorry to read this, nynaeve. It's so hard to say goodbye to a good friend.
  • munchkinmunchkin Posts: 2,909Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I am so sorry to hear this. I can totally understand your not being able to stop crying. I would be the same way.

    Our oldest cat is in the beginning stages of kidney failure. They told us last November it could be a matter of months or a couple years. He has an appt for bloodwork in May. I keep anticipating the day this happens to us. I really feel for you and what you are dealing with.
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  • nynaeve77nynaeve77 Posts: 7,135Registered Users Curl Novice
    Thank you all for your kinds words. They really did help me feel better today. Poor Danae is taking it really hard. Poor baby cried for almost 2 hours until she wore herself out. Fortunately, my sister called her (Danae adores her) and was able to get her to smile a little bit, plus my mom sent us an Edible Arrangement. Danae is a fruit fiend, so that helped, too.
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  • fraufrau Posts: 6,130Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    so sorry you had to lose him but glad he's not suffering.
  • SariaSaria Posts: 15,963Registered Users
    I'm so sorry. Poor Danae. :(
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  • Like.AustraliaLike.Australia Posts: 2,544Registered Users
    I'm so sorry. I was 4 when my first dog got put down and I still remember the whole day. It hurts, but she will be okay. Don't rush into getting a new pet. Give her some time.
  • CurliLocksCurliLocks Posts: 10,573Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I'm so sorry for your pain and loss. I have been there and it hurts so badly, but it will get better (eventually, give it time). (((HUGS))) to you and your family.
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