My cat passed away today..

curlylew66curlylew66 Posts: 1,685Registered Users
Hearts are broken. :( Can't stop crying. I feel lost.
She was the litter mate of the one we lost two years ago.
She was 17 and was diagnosed with a brain tumor on March 18th. This picture was taken a couple days after she was diagnosed. The vet said we could take her home and make her comfortable. She was healthy otherwise. Never cried out. She ate up until this morning. She passed away in her sleep today.
I know so many here have been thru this. I am so heartbroken. She was just a wonderful girl.

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A younger Marty
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And missing her litter mate. She would lay by the grave maker we got right after Moe died.
She will be buried next to Moe her best friend.
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Best Friends.
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  • PartyHairPartyHair Posts: 7,713Registered Users
    I'm so so sorry. We recently lost our sweet baby girl kitty. :sad5:
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  • ninja dogninja dog Curl Neophyte Posts: 23,780Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm so sorry, C. Those pictures are heartbreaking. One can easily see how much she was loved.

    I'm terribly sorry.
  • RedCatWavesRedCatWaves Curl Connoisseur Posts: 31,259Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    Looks like you shared 17 years of love and admiration. That's a good run. I'm sorry for your loss and I wish you peace.
  • merynmeryn Curl Novice Posts: 1,807Registered Users Curl Novice
    I'm so sorry. My little man died December 29, I still "see" him out of the corner of my eye.
  • Laura LeeLaura Lee Posts: 1,828Registered Users
    It has always been my belief that it is one of the hardest things to go through in life to lose an animal who loved you unconditionally and who you loved unconditionally back. I'm so sorry for your loss
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  • rockthecurlzrockthecurlz Posts: 910Registered Users
    I'm sorry for your loss :(
  • MiseMise Posts: 346Registered Users
    I know so well the heart-break of the loss a beloved pet, my thoughts are with you.
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  • SpringcurlSpringcurl Posts: 8,002Registered Users
    I'm so sorry! But I'm glad her end was peaceful.
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  • geminigemini Posts: 3,325Registered Users
    I'm so sorry for your loss. She lived a long life, but with pets, it's never long enough.:sad5:
  • gekko422gekko422 Posts: 4,869Registered Users
    I am so sorry. :(
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  • curlylew66curlylew66 Posts: 1,685Registered Users
    Thank you all so much for the kind words. It helps so much for the support and to be reminded she did have a great run. A very pampered and spoiled 17 year run.
  • PartyHairPartyHair Posts: 7,713Registered Users
    meryn wrote: »
    I'm so sorry. My little man died December 29, I still "see" him out of the corner of my eye.

    meryn: :hug: I know just what you mean. I still "see" my Schuster everywhere, and she never even lived in this house.
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  • M2LRM2LR Curl Connoisseur Posts: 8,630Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I am so sorry, curlylew.
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  • PoodleheadPoodlehead Posts: 6,959Registered Users
    Aw, honey, I'm so sorry!
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  • medussamedussa Posts: 12,993Registered Users
    I am so sorry. That first picture brought tears to my eyes. Sending you cyberhugs.
  • NessyNessy Posts: 788Registered Users
    I'm so sorry for your loss. She was a beautiful kitty.
  • OnyxCabeloOnyxCabelo Posts: 1,767Registered Users
    I'm so sorry. She was a gorgeous cat, and it's obvious she was dearly loved.
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  • divegirldivegirl Curl Neophyte Posts: 1,286Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm sorry, curlylew :( Hopefully it's some comfort that she passed peacefully but you must be missing her terribly :sad5:
  • SystemSystem Administrator Posts: 39,060 Administrator
    Very sweet looking pictures. Heartfelt sympathy.
  • anniemaeanniemae Curl Neophyte Posts: 1,702Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm so sorry....

    I've been there - 3 times before, and it's never easy.

    In time, you will be able to smile as you think of all the wonderful memories you have with her. Peace to you.
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  • WileE-DeadWileE-Dead Banned Posts: 24,963Banned Users Curl Neophyte
    medussa wrote: »
    I am so sorry. That first picture brought tears to my eyes. Sending you cyberhugs.
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  • munchkinmunchkin Curl Connoisseur Posts: 2,909Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    I can't tell you how sad threads like this make me. I'm so sorry. I can imagine what you are feeling.

    I have two and one that is getting older. He's had some health issues and each time I worry. Yesterday we had him at the vet he was so sick. Turns out he might have been in a cat fight. The antibiotics are helping a lot. Before we discovered what was making him so sick (infection), we were scared he might have a serious illness. He was so sick he couldn't even meow.

    I love the picture of your two cats looking out the door. My two do that all the time.

    Again, I am so sorry for your loss.
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  • wavycurly40+wavycurly40+ Curl Neophyte Posts: 2,017Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm so sorry. Your pictures and all the comments in this thread are making me cry because we recently lost our cat too. I'm so glad that your kitty was sleeping comfortably -- at home -- when she went. She looks so comfortable and loved in those pictures. You gave her a wonderful life; I can tell.

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  • ResRes Posts: 2,911Registered Users
    I am so sorry. Your pictures are very lovely. It is never easy and as cliché as it sounds, remember the happy and fun times with your baby.
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  • SigiSigi Posts: 2,379Registered Users
    I'm so sorry!
  • SpiralliSpiralli Curl Connoisseur Posts: 3,684Registered Users Curl Connoisseur
    So sorry to hear about your loss, curlylew. She was a beautiful cat.
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  • Aphro-DeeziacAphro-Deeziac Posts: 983Registered Users
    im so sorry about ur kitty. I truly hope time will dull the pain and u can remember without heartache the beauty and joy your kitty brought to your life.
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  • curlylew66curlylew66 Posts: 1,685Registered Users
    Again, many thanks for your thoughts and words. My heart and hugs go out to all who have or will go thru this.
    I know she is in a better place and happy.
    It is a comfort that she went peacefully at home in her bed. I have had to make that decision in the past, to take them to the vet, and that is so hard. But you know deep in your heart when you take them it is the right time and the right decison.
  • murrrcatmurrrcat Posts: 9,596Registered Users
    I'm so sorry for your loss, I have a cat and before her we had a cat we basically were cat sitting who ended up living with us well she knew him as a young kitty and he got sick and passed away, he was the only cat she was actually friendly with and cuddled with and played with. My heart goes out to you, losing such a sweet pet is so hard.
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  • BoomygrrlBoomygrrl Curl Neophyte Posts: 4,940Registered Users Curl Neophyte
    I'm so sorry for your loss. Pets are like family members.
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