Thursday, May 04, 2006

Goodbye, my friend

This weekend we will spend saying goodbye to my sweet baby.




As much as it is breaking my heart, it is time. She is having a tough time more than not. She is truly the sweetest animal I have ever known. I will miss her hugs (yes, she really does hug), her head butts in the middle of the night, her stinky kisses and her fur all over me. I will miss the way, when she snuggles up with you, how she puts her little paw on your cheek. I will miss her following us around, crying, wanting to be picked up. I love her so very much and because of that, I don't want her to suffer.

I apologize for no blogging, unanswered emails and a few packages I need to get out. Work has been crazy, home just as busy as ever and worrying about my Olive every day.

Goodbye my dear, sweet, furry baby. I love you.

Posted by Heather at 7:31 PM

19 Comments

  1. Anonymous Ashley posted at 8:03 PM  
    I cannot tell you how sorry I am! What a sad decision to have to make. Ms Olive is so lucky to be so clearly adored and loved and thought of and her interests served.

    I'll be thinking of you all this weekend.
  2. Blogger Jade posted at 8:38 PM  
    I am so sorry to hear that. Please take care of yourself. It's hard losing someone so close to you. It takes a lot of courage and shows how much you love your cat to make the decision you make.
  3. Blogger Kirsten posted at 8:40 PM  
    Heather, I am so very sorry. It is the most heartbreaking decision. I'll be thinking of you, your family and sweet Olive. Many hugs.
  4. Anonymous Marcia posted at 11:32 PM  
    I surfed here from knitting blogs. I'm so sorry about your cat. I still remember the day our family cat died over ten years ago. Your Olive certainly is a pretty cat.
  5. Anonymous wendy g posted at 5:21 AM  
    Heather,
    I am so sorry to hear about Olive. I will be thinking about you this weekend.
  6. Blogger Jen posted at 6:14 AM  
    heart break hotel.

    namaste heather.
  7. Blogger Catherine posted at 6:15 AM  
    I'm so sorry.
  8. Blogger Jennifer posted at 6:42 AM  
    I'm so sorry to hear about Olive. My thoughts and prayers are with you. We are in crisis with one of our furbaby's too, and I know how heartbreaking this is. My love to you.
  9. Blogger Cece posted at 7:01 AM  
    Wish I was there to give you a hug.

    I'll be thinking of you this weekend.
  10. Blogger Mel posted at 8:30 AM  
    I am so sorry, Heather. It is a sad decision to make, but God bless you for keeping her well-being in mind. She has lived a long life and is so lucky to be loved by you and your family. I'll be keeping you all in my thoughts. Take Care.
  11. Anonymous eva posted at 9:35 AM  
    Olive will always be there in your heart.

    Hugs
  12. Blogger Pam posted at 12:28 PM  
    I'm so sorry Heather. My thoughts are with you and your family and with Olive.
  13. Blogger tocspaw posted at 2:46 PM  
    Oh, Heather - I know it's a difficult and heartbreaking choice. It doesn't seem like it today, but in time it will get a little easier to have said goodbye. Olive will always be with you...when you least expect it you'll turn your head and out of the corner of your eye, her spirit will be there for just an instant, letting you know she'll always love you, too. My thoughts are with you and your family this weekend...
  14. Blogger kt posted at 9:22 PM  
    Heather, please know that I'm sending love and good wishes toyou and Olive and your family.

    She's a beauty.
  15. Blogger bethanie posted at 9:05 AM  
    She is beautiful - and I understand your pain! I need to go hug my furry baby now. We will be thinking of you...
  16. Anonymous Kate Lathrop posted at 6:20 PM  
    Heather - you, Olive and the family are in my thoughts. You had to make such a difficult decision for someone you love. Olive is very lucky to have owned such great humans. Take care of yourself.

    Kate
  17. Blogger Nerdy Knitter posted at 10:02 AM  
    Oh, I'm so sorry, Heather. You have been blessed with a special animal, and it's so hard to know that you're doing the right thing. My thoughts are with you and your family as you grieve.

    --Judy
  18. Blogger JANNIKINZ posted at 10:31 PM  
    May she sleep peacefully.
  19. Blogger Creative Genius? posted at 10:33 AM  
    Heather I am so sorry for your loss! My thoughts are with you and Orange and Blue send lots of kisses your way!

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