Saturday, August 28, 2010

Grizzy made her greatest journey today!

My beautiful all gray kitty was put to sleep today.  She was 17 years old.  I feel like a part of me is missing as she was like an appendage.  She was my cat.  She almost always was sitting in my lap.  After we buried her today, I sat down in my computer chair and burst into tears.  It hit me that she would never ever sit in my lap again.  I have a stuffed animal cat that resembles Grizzy.  I immediately went and got it and it is sitting in my lap as I type.  I feel so much better.

My husband is very torn apart as well.  We buried her today in the back yard.  We wrapped her in my nightgown that had not been washed so she could smell me and we put a little stuffed mouse in there with her so she would have a toy.  We put her bed in the bottom of the grave and placed her in it.  We put her by a plant in our backyard.  She truly was a wonderful cat.

She will be sorely missed.

17 comments:

  1. Carole, I am deeply sorry for your loss. Pets hold such a large piece of our hearts. Grizzy is part of the family and somebody you count on being there. I hope you will find comfort in cherished memories of her antics and exploits.

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  2. Carole, I am very sorry for your loss. I hope you can remember the good memories. She was a beautiful cat. Hugs!

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  3. Carole, I am so sad for your loss. Grizzy was loved by us all. You and Alan gave her a gracious send off from this world though. We will miss her. Take care. xoxo

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  4. Thank you so much for letting me know how loved Grizzy was. She was. :)

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  5. Carole, I am so sorry for your loss, losing a pet is always hard. Big hugs to you, I know how much Grizzly was loved and I will cherish the pictures I have with Grizzly in it.

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  6. Thanks, Marlene. That means a lot.

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  7. Oh look at her in that photo up there, her look says "I will always love you!" And she will. It's wonderful you had a long 17 years with her and every moment a memory. Cry all you need to, you have to. I have tears for you. I love all animals, they're all so precious. Hugs!

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  8. (((hugs))) So sorry, Carole! What a blessing that you had her for so many years =)

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  9. I know you and your hubby loved Grizzy and that this is so hard for you. Thank you for taking the time to share this passage with us.

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  10. Thanks so much, firstlight. :) Thanks for commenting.:)

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  11. oh Carole what a heartbreaking post, I am so sorry about sweet Grizzy. I know you loved her, and she had an amazing life. This is the hardest thing about having pets, eventually we must all say goodbye. She will always be with you though
    xoxo
    betty

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  12. So sorry for your loss. Sounds like she has been a big part of your life for many years.

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