Wed Dec 26, 2012, 01:36 PM
joeybee12 (53,870 posts)
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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Wed Dec 26, 2012, 09:22 PM
madinmaryland (59,641 posts)
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.