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Offline imref

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Random Stuff (2024)
« Topic Start: January 24, 2024, 05:01:25 PM »
Could have sworn we used to have a thread like this?

Anyway. Just wanted to share that we put our ten-year-old cat down yesterday. He has had a long history of neurological issues (epilepsy since he was 2) but had been doing fine in recent years. Over the last couple of months he began to have a number of issues that culminated in him stopping eating and drinking a few days ago. Numerous vet visits and tests, with vet bills in the thousands of dollars were unable to help us find a root cause. After having him hospitalized on Monday suffering from severe dehydration, with no improvement yesterday, we made the very difficult decision to let him go. Ten years seems way too short. My last cat was almost 19 when cancer took him.

He has been my sidekick for the last decade, spending most of his time sitting next to me in one room or another, or begging to play. His adopted brother is getting all the attention now.

I miss him.

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #1: January 24, 2024, 05:03:52 PM »
That’s terrible.  And why we are not getting another dog.  Hard to let them go. 

Offline JCA-CrystalCity

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #2: January 24, 2024, 05:25:51 PM »
sorry Imref.

There's a Random Stuff thread in uncensored, btw, but it's ok here.

Offline dracnal

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #3: January 24, 2024, 10:29:26 PM »
My condolences, imref. I find it gets easier eventually, but I still find myself deeply missing my cat who died in the late 00s at random, unexpected times. 

Offline English Natsie

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #4: January 25, 2024, 04:06:16 AM »
Very sorry to hear this. I suppose the pain of loss is the price we pay for all those years of love and companionship.

Offline imref

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #5: January 25, 2024, 09:05:38 AM »
Thanks everyone.

Offline Ali the Baseball Cat

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #6: January 25, 2024, 11:04:55 PM »
 :(

I mourn them all. 




Offline English Natsie

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Re: Random Stuff (2024)
« Reply #10: February 22, 2024, 07:21:10 PM »
Raising a smile, rather than the alarm... ;)

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