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I am sitting here tearing my hair out!!!!!!!!
He really wasn't "my kitty." He belonged to a neighbor who lived across the street and he and his wife were the parents to this Tuxedo kitty cat. The wife died and the plans the couple had had prior to her death were that hubbie, who was 11 years older than wife, would go first and all the life insurance, burial funds, mortgage insurance, would support her in her final days. Some times, good planning does not prevent really bad outcomes. She was diagnosed with stage 4 ovarian cancer and died very soon thereafter leaving Hubbie and the cat in basically a very bad financial predicament.
My friend, the Hubbie, did not have the financial ability to stay in his home. He simply could not afford it. I had just lost my gentleman friend of 12 years to kidney cancer, diagnosed at stage 4. So, with an empty spare bedroom, I said to my widower neighbor, come stay with me...and he brought his cat, Domino, with him. My Scottie, AB, was NOT pleased, but after a few weeks, there was a détente between the four-legged children. Today, Domino went to that big Cat House in the sky to be with his Daddy and Best Friend, JB.
Domino, when he came to be my roommate along with his Cat Dad, was already an elderly cat who did not tolerate the Scottie puppy very well. His age I estimated to be 19 years at time of his death today. He was a regal, old man who felt he should and did control the household environment.
Today he was suffering. He could not walk, he did eat, but he was so lethargic. I could not see putting this very elderly cat through any sort of treatment to prolong his life. I was told by the Vet that his lungs were filling with fluid. It was time to let the Tuxedo cat go, go to my friend and former roommate who had passed away four and a half years ago, leaving Domino with me to be his Cat Mom.
I am sure that today these two best buddies, JB and Domino, are both over that Rainbow Bridge and cuddled together with all of my Scotties of the past who are welcoming the only cat who has ever lived with me. I am hoping that they are cuddled together and that they will look down on and after me until I cross to be with them and allow me to watch the butterflies that share their place with all of the beloved animals that have passed.
Good Kitty, Domino, and thank you for letting me be your Mom for the last few years of your life. The Scottie and I love you and miss you, but we are sure your Daddy is very, very glad to have you with him.
I just gotta have this shirt!
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