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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 12:36 PM

My Sweet Cat Scarlet: August 14, 1995 – December 24, 2012

My sweet kitten Scarlet left us this past Monday. She’d had CRF for the last year, and finally it was too much and she let me know it was time. I got her and her sister Melanie a few days shy of 6 weeks, so we were together almost 17 and a half years, and it just isn’t the same without her.



Melanie was a friendlier cat, while Scarlet was very shy. For the entire first day I had her, she ran from me when I approached. The second day I tricked her with some food and then grabbed her, and sat down in a chair and hugged and petted her. It only took a few minutes and the cries turned into purrs, and from them on—until the last week—she always greeted me at the door when I came in. Scarlet was very affectionate like her sister, and liked to sleep on my chest at night.



She was also very mischievous as a kitten. I couldn’t have a Christmas tree until she was five. The first year I tried to put up the tree Scarlet was just short of four months old, and she destroyed the tree…she climbed up it, jumped on it from a running start, batted all the ornaments and chewed through the lights. It stayed up for about two days.



Scarlet eventually grew out of that, but never stopped loving to cuddle and being around me wherever I was, and I never grew tired of having her near. I miss her very much.

Sweet dreams, my good little girl.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 12:55 PM

1. Sox and I send our condolences

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 01:17 PM

2. RIP Scarlet

Sounds like she had a good long life Joey. My condolences also, Sophie and Smokie cat send their best wishes.

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:09 PM

3. I am so sorry Joey

What a special kitty. She looks like she was really loved. Here's a big hug from my furry kids to you :hugs:

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 03:58 PM

4. Sorry Joey.

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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 05:16 PM

5. Aw, sad!

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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 07:49 PM

6. So long, Scarlet!

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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 08:22 PM

7. Sorry to hear that Joey. RIP. We found a four week old stray just before Thanksgiving and

have welcomed her into our home.

Big Sonia and Little Sonia. Big Sonia was adopted from Flaxbee seven years ago.



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Response to joeybee12 (Original post)

Wed Dec 26, 2012, 08:50 PM

8. Hugs to you.

I know what you're going through all too well.
Peace

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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 10:35 PM

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