Saturday, January 29, 2011

Good Bye Dear Bootz

Our precious Bootz flew away to Cat Heaven yesterday morning.  She seemed to be under the weather so I took her to the vet.  X-rays revealed our darling girl had an enlarged heart and a collapsed lung--with only hours left to live.  The Vet said she either contracted a virus, or cancer which had been coming on for some time.  Thankfully, up until yesterday morning, Bootz had no symptoms of pain or discomfort, whatsoever.

This morning in the twilight of sleep, I felt her snuggled against my side--I felt the warmth and the weight of her body there.  But as I awoke, I realized once again, our small companion has gone.  Our hearts are broken, but how grateful we are to have known her these six months.

6 comments:

Prospero said...

I am so sorry to hear about your loss, Beth. I know that they are "only" animals ... but that doesn't seem right. They are true companions. I can empathize with you since I know that I will be totally devastated when Angelina's time is up. I hope it will never happen, but I know that it will. Be strong, Beth.

Sunny said...

Dear Beth,
I'm so very sorry. Being an animal lover and a cat Mom, my heart goes out to you.
Hugs,
Sunny

Gingeyginge said...

My thoughts are with you.I have six cats...We lost our tennant,he passed away in my arms from a stroke he was only 3...

Al said...

I am sorry for your loss. These creatures are such important parts of our lives.

Looking to the Stars said...

I am so sorry about Bootz. Its hard to lose an animal. It took me a long time to get over our 1st doxie. We had him for 16 yrs.

My heart goes out to you, take care and lots of hugs to you :)

Halcyon said...

Oh, I am so very sorry. I know how special kitties can be. I'm sure she knew she was loved.