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NF-Lee's Gildor and Frodo

Why I haven’t been posting lately.

Posted on 2008.06.11 at 18:25

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frolijah_fan_54
frolijah_fan_54 at 2008-06-12 23:17 (UTC) (Link)
I can certainly see how you would be stressed - having all 3 of your cats sick at once sounds VERY stressful to me.

I'm a cat lover but currently live in a no-pets apartment so don't have a cat at present. I miss having a cat so much. I loved seeing all the pictures and hearing about all the wonderful memories you have of your cats. I've not had Siamese cats before - I love the piercing blue eyes (reminds me of a certain hobbit and the actor who portrayed him)!!

It was so hard when my last cat died - her name was Whitney. It was not a peaceful death and that still haunts me to this day. But I have many, many wonderful memories of her as well. I hope Raoul's death is a peaceful one and that Angelo and Pixie keep you entertained for many years to come.

Take care of yourself - I'll be here whenever those choppy seas settle down and you can pull Frodo's ship into port. *hugs*
Mechtild
mechtild at 2008-06-13 12:44 (UTC) (Link)
A no-pet apartment! I know about that from my dorm days, and even my apartment days. In the apartment I moved to before I went to graduate school, you couldn't have pets. People did, since I saw little dogs smuggled in and out for their walks. I was terrified a neighbour would turn me in, for it was a "middle income public-assisted" co-op with a big waiting list to get in it. I had heard of people getting rid of dwellers with illegal pets so they could get people further down the list into the empty units. You probably know what noisy voices Siamese cats have. But they also sound a lot like human babies to those who don't know better. Perhaps people thought I was a single mother, lol. I suppose I was.

But when it comes time for them to die, quietly or in distress, it is always so hard. My mother won't have a cat anymore, partly because she's too old to care for one in the practical sense (can't stoop to clean the box or carry bags of litter, etc.), but mostly because she doesn't want to suffer another broken heart. The deaths of the cats she's had that died badly still haunt her. It sounds like you and your Whitney.

Thanks for sharing that, Frolijah Fan.
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