No problem cia she was born 29/4/1999, at least that's what we were told by the rescue who got it from her previous owner who had both her, her sister (who died of diabetes before they came into the rescue) & Osiris (much younger) from kittens.
SO sorry to hear about darling Penny ((((((BIG HUGS)))))) Tears are good though and there's certainly no shame in having a wee cry over our precious babies....in fact I've always cried more over losing my animals than any human Probably because animals give you uncomplicated pure love
I think you made the right decision (I've had a couple of pensioners with kidney & thyroid issues) and to let our babies pass peacefully, quickly and with dignity is the one thing we always do right. I'm sure Penny will have LOVED her time with you and completely put the past behind her
Thanks @domino, luckily Penny's past wasn't bad as she came, with Osiris, from a home where the owner had to go into care. The only sad part was that apparently as a kitten she was thrown over a security fence into the path of a guard dog. As she lived with her sister then I assume that the 2 sisters (& maybe more) were rescued & both homed with Penny's previous owner. She wasn't left with any fear of dogs (or anything!) so was probably too young to have been aware of the cruelty.
Happy days with Roman, Osiris & Lexie (remembering Chloe & Penny)
So very sorry to see this tonib,I hate to hear of people losing a pet as it's so devastating.It's good she had a peaceful end though,that's all we can hope for when the inevitable has to happen.As you say,they leave us with beautiful happy memories,so we are thankful for that.
Just got to decide where to bury her ashes & what to plant over her. We've decided on something that will attract butterflies & moths as she loved to catch them, & bring them in oh so carefully. A buddleia would be ideal but we already have plenty of them so I'd like any more ideas ( @domino, lotsofcats, bectil or anyone). In particular if they are not a big shrub as we seem to have our fill of those
Oh cia, I did a double check & Penny's birthday was 26th April 1999 not 29th - not sure where I got that from!!! Sorry for the confusion.
Penny is back where she belongs. I wonder if you could get a miniature buddleia that you could pot up and put on the patio. It would be like a having Penny at the back door with her butterflies in tow. Failing that a Lilac bush is a gorgeous plant.
The 26th of the month has been noted Toni.
You cant just be given an Oscar, you have to truly earn one.
Thank you puddycats, she only came to us when she was nearly 9 so was only with us for just over 8 years but like all the cats she found her own place in our hearts & yes she was a pretty cat, although sweet wasn't the description I would use about her some of the time, a right little madam would be a polite phrase when she needed claws cutting or medicines given. She certainly knew how to use her claws despite arthritis & could put what few teeth she had left or her hard gums were put to good use on occasion!
heartpawprints what a lovely thought I can just picture her grinning from ear to ear as you decsribe what she would consider her just right
I am sorry tonib I don't know what possessed me to put that. I did know that she was around 9 when you got Penny. I do apologise. But there again as I said before she could not have wanted for a better home.
scallywag: Yes all fine here Caz missed ya
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caz2golden: The PC is still playing up so back when it is working would be best description
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caz2golden: Another day where rain stops everything, I know I moaned when it got too hot, but this miserable weather is sending me round the bend!
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scallywag: Ooo we had a lovely weekend weather wise , sorry you never , did that mean no work for you Caz ?
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caz2golden: Both scallywag. I have been stood down at least once a week for last few weeks and had a few dismal days off too. Looks like tomorrow will be a wash out (due to work) and my next days off are when ex hurricane Helena is due to arrive
Sept 15, 2018 18:17:31 GMT
caz2golden: At the moment in middle of 5 days on, 2 days off, 6 days on, 1 day off, 5+ days on. This time of year though always lose a few days to weather. Grabbing what I can while I can, after-all I can have a break come mid Nov!!
Sept 15, 2018 18:22:12 GMT
scallywag: Un predictable then ? No luck with another job ?
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caz2golden: I really should be looking! Problem is I enjoy what I do, just a shame it does not pay enough to live on!
Sept 18, 2018 16:34:25 GMT
scallywag: Shame . Enjoy it whilst you can , your a long time couped up in an office again
Sept 18, 2018 20:41:56 GMT
caz2golden: If only you could see the view from my place of work, no one would swap it Storm Bronagh has stopped work today! Could I cope being back in an office now !! I think I could get cabin fever! Then again to be dry, not too cold or hot is appealing!
Sept 20, 2018 19:55:17 GMT
Gillykat: I think I'll order some of those worming tablets for myself!!! Nemo has been bouncing around like Tigger on speed since I dosed him!!!
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scallywag: Anyone listening to me ? i said hellooo days ago
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