I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening... - Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums
 
LinkBack Thread Tools
post #1 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-23-2009, 09:41 PM Thread Starter
Premier Cat
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Monroe, GA
Posts: 13,491
I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

I was watching a TV program and Pretty crawled up into my lap and snuggled with me, leaning against my propped up legs and squirming and turning to lean up against my belly/chest. I was petting and scrubbling her and she was purring and enjoying it....
Then...
She reached a paw towards my face and meowed like she would do to Dusty when she loved on him.

I couldn't help it, I just started crying quietly. I told her: "I miss him, too, Pretty."
I enjoy the closeness I am sharing with her now, but I still feel bad it is at the expense of having lost our Dusty kitty. I am not sure I am ever going to get over how quickly he was taken from me. I pulled out my disc of old photos and found some of Dusty and he and Pretty's litter of kittens. Surprisingly, they ALL looked like Dusty; long fur, chocolate-y brown and no white markings. I had to learn to tell them apart by face/muzzle/body shape.

Here are all four, left to right, Bella, Bonnie, Tabby and Leo:

When I first trapped them and brought them in:

Leo on the left and Tabby front/right:

Tabby:

Bonnie:

Front to back, Bella, Leo and Tabby:

Bella:




Heidi n Q is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #2 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-23-2009, 10:15 PM
Super Moderator
 
marie73's Avatar
 
Join Date: Jul 2006
Posts: 28,631
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

Oh my heart!

Cali, Cinderella, Cleo and Charlee

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Always in my heart, my lovely Cinderella, running free at the Bridge.
Always in my heart, my sweet Cali, running free at the Bridge.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
marie73 is offline  
post #3 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-23-2009, 11:10 PM
Cat
 
Join Date: Sep 2008
Posts: 128
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

Oh my goodness! It's those kitty moments that just make you want to sit down and cry...

As an aside, those kittens look just like the stray kitten I brought in a week ago! It's almost scary how much she looks like them
bm0513 is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
post #4 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-24-2009, 12:47 AM
Premier Cat
 
Join Date: Jan 2008
Posts: 4,047
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

Awe, that is really sweet! See.........like I said, it's great to pull out those old cds of pics from time to time! Makes us remember the really good times we have had in our life.
OwnedByACat is offline  
post #5 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-24-2009, 03:05 AM
Banned
 
Join Date: Apr 2004
Posts: 12,882
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

OMG , they are too cute!
DesnBaby is offline  
post #6 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-24-2009, 06:02 AM
Premier Cat
 
Leazie's Avatar
 
Join Date: Apr 2007
Location: West Virginia
Posts: 8,004
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

They look like carbon copies of one another . I'm glad that Pretty has you to share her love with. I know that you both loved Dusty so much.

I wish I could make it better for you.


To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 10 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

Molly Brown December 2006- January 9, 2013
Leazie is offline  
post #7 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-24-2009, 08:45 AM
Premier Cat
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Maine
Posts: 7,407
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

I know, Heidi, it's not only the grief of losing them, but the shock of how quickly it happened. I'm glad Pretty has you to nuzzle with, though.

The kittens are way too cute!


Holly and Murphy
October is offline  
post #8 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-24-2009, 01:04 PM Thread Starter
Premier Cat
 
Join Date: Nov 2006
Location: Monroe, GA
Posts: 13,491
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

All four were quickly adopted at the PetsMart Adoption place near me. They were adopted as pairs into two different homes, so they got to go to their new homes with a sibling to keep them company. I remember stopping in for some cat supplies and I cruised by the adoption center and saw two of the babies, I think it was Bella and Bonnie, and they REMEMBERED me!
All I had to do was speak (was talking to the adoption volunteer and she saw them come to the front of the cage and reach for me) and they stopped playing and ran to the front of the cage, reaching for me and 'talking' to me. I gave them loves and they purred and rubbed. They had been adopted and were going to be picked up that afternoon. It was very nice to be able to say 'goodbye' to them.



Heidi n Q is offline  
post #9 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-25-2009, 08:31 AM
Premier Cat
 
melysion's Avatar
 
Join Date: Mar 2007
Location: London, England
Posts: 6,051
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

[[[[Heidi]]]]

Cute kittens

"FIV != PTS"
"SENIOR KITTIZENS ROCK! (between naps)"

Allie and Ridley

Toby - waiting at the rainbow bridge (2002-2011)
melysion is offline  
post #10 of 10 (permalink) Old 02-25-2009, 09:13 AM
Premier Cat
 
Join Date: Sep 2006
Location: Maine
Posts: 7,407
Re: I had a bit of a "boo hoo" this evening...

Awwww, how sweet that they recognized you like that. It's great they were adopted in pairs!


Holly and Murphy
October is offline  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

Quick Reply
Message:
Options

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Cat Forum : Cat Discussion Forums forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in










Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Posting Rules  
You may not post new threads
You may not post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome