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post #1 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 04:25 PM Thread Starter
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My Sweet Rosie

I had to make the decision today to put down my sweet Rosie. Rosie was a 19 year old cat who had bladder cancer. She had been doing fine for over a month but I had told myself that once I see her straining to urinate, I would not let her suffer. When I came home from work last night, she kept going in the litter box every 5 minutes most times with nothing coming out. On a few occasions she did get a tiny amount out which I was greateful for as I wanted to make sure she was ok until this morning. This the 3rd of 5 cats to lose. The only good thing about this is that I was very sure that the time had come. With the other two, the choice wasn't as clear and it made it more difficult. I will miss her. She was so sweet.
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post #2 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 04:34 PM
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Very sorry for your loss, For what it's worth you made the right choice and didn't let her suffer.
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I'm very, very sorry you lost Rosie. She was loved and you are a superb pet parent to have her with you till that age!

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post #4 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 04:49 PM
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I understand what you are going through, with losing our 17 yr. old Oliver this week. It is heartbreaking, I am thinking about you, and hopefully our kitties will meet. Deepest sympathy.
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Sorry for your lost. The bright side is she lived a loved long life with you.
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post #6 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 06:29 PM
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I am so sorry for your loss. We are here for you, hugs!
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post #7 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 07:02 PM
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RIP Rosie. You had a good life. Cancer is a black hole. When you feel pain just remember you are feeling it so Rosie doesn't have to. I am sorry.
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post #8 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 07:44 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. You made the right decision for Rosie, and she thanks you for it over the rainbow bridge. She knows you loved her very much and she misses you too I am sure. You're a wonderful pet parent.
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post #9 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 08:42 PM
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So sorry for your loss. 19 years, wow, that is so impressive. You must have taken very good care of her. I think it was a loving thing that you made the decision not to prolong her life. I'm so sorry for your loss.
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post #10 of 15 (permalink) Old 09-12-2014, 08:53 PM
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Manitoba, I am so sorry about your loss of Rosie...she was blessed to have you in her life for 19 years, she was truly a Forever Kitty...
You gave her the Final Ultimate Gift of Love you could...You set her Free to Fly to the Bridge...

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