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49. RIP Pickles - nt
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  -And now we come to the end of the story of Pickles, who went for a final time to the vet today. GreenPartyVoter  Nov-11-11 08:38 PM   #0 
  - I am sorry for the loss of your beloved Pickles.  redwitch   Nov-11-11 08:42 PM   #1 
  - Thank you! She had so much spirit in such a teeny tiny little body. *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 08:50 PM   #3 
  - My sympathy.  JohnnyLib2   Nov-11-11 08:45 PM   #2 
  - Thanks! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 08:50 PM   #4 
  - Wonderful pictures and an even WONDERFULLER tribute.  MiddleFingerMom   Nov-11-11 08:55 PM   #5 
  - Thanks, MFM! Thank goodness you figured out where your kitty was! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 08:57 PM   #8 
  - Great memories.  rurallib   Nov-11-11 08:55 PM   #6 
  - Thank you. I was lucky to have her for so long. She did indeed leave us with so many memories!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 08:58 PM   #9 
  - I am so sorry, GPV. {{hugs}}  Pool Hall Ace   Nov-11-11 08:55 PM   #7 
  - Thanks, PHA! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:01 PM   #10 
  - I'm so sorry. :(  polly7   Nov-11-11 09:02 PM   #11 
  - Thanks, Polly!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:02 PM   #12 
  - I'm so sorry.  MrsBrady   Nov-11-11 09:04 PM   #13 
  - Thank you *hugs* She will be my baby girl forever and ever.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:06 PM   #14 
     - had she been sick long? n/t  MrsBrady   Nov-11-11 09:09 PM   #15 
        - She was diagnosed with hyperthyroidism a few years ago, and we controlled it with meds as long as we  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:16 PM   #17 
           - I know the new house gives you lots to do  MrsBrady   Nov-11-11 09:22 PM   #19 
           - Yes, it will keep us busy for quite a while. The kids are already talking about kittens, because  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:24 PM   #20 
              - that's a good idea.  MrsBrady   Nov-11-11 09:25 PM   #21 
                 - Yeah, I think it'll be for the best that way. Plus, we'll need time to kittenproof the house! It's  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:27 PM   #22 
           - her story sounds like my Tabby  tabbycat31   Nov-14-11 09:25 PM   #96 
              - Apparently it's a common ailment in older kittehs. :^( I couldn't afford the surgery, so we  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 04:47 PM   #109 
  - Such a sweet kitty - RIP, Pickles.  The Velveteen Ocelot   Nov-11-11 09:12 PM   #16 
  - Thank you. She was surely was.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:17 PM   #18 
  - So beautiful  begin_within   Nov-11-11 09:31 PM   #23 
  - Thank you! I wonder sometimes what happened to the rest of her family. They were all  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:37 PM   #26 
  - I am so sorry you had to say goodbye to your beloved Pickles. Safe passage to her  Flaxbee   Nov-11-11 09:32 PM   #24 
  - Thank you! *hugs* It is so dreadfully hard. Luckily I have a huggy kid who  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:38 PM   #27 
  - She was such a precious baby!  CaliforniaPeggy   Nov-11-11 09:36 PM   #25 
  - Thanks, Peggy! *hugs* My little photographer took the last few photos of her, and I am so  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:40 PM   #28 
  - Sorry for your loss GPV. They really do wrap themselves around your heart don't they?  bluesbassman   Nov-11-11 09:49 PM   #29 
  - They sure do! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 09:53 PM   #30 
  - I'm so sorry.  GoCubsGo   Nov-11-11 10:19 PM   #31 
  - It crept up on us, and then hit her, WHAM! She weighed 4 and a half pounds today at the vet, she  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-11-11 10:27 PM   #32 
     - My kitty was down to 3 lbs.  GoCubsGo   Nov-12-11 06:42 PM   #56 
        - They certainly do. I thought I had learned my lesson with Pretzel about  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 08:53 PM   #63 
  - So sorry, she was a beautiful girl -  haele   Nov-11-11 10:27 PM   #33 
  - Thanks, Haele! *hugs* How could someone so tiny make such a huge tear in my heart?  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:47 AM   #41 
  - I'm so sorry! What a sweet kitty!  Odin2005   Nov-11-11 10:48 PM   #34 
  - Thanks, Odin. She really was such a sweet little girl.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:47 AM   #42 
  - .  Hassin Bin Sober   Nov-11-11 10:54 PM   #35 
  - Thank you. *cries too*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:48 AM   #43 
  - have a good rest Pickles  Bombero1956   Nov-11-11 11:37 PM   #36 
  - Thank you for that lovely thought!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:49 AM   #44 
  - what a beautiful girl  fizzgig   Nov-12-11 12:12 AM   #37 
  - Thanks, Fizzgig. She had the most amazing green eyes, and they were so huge on her. I used to call  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:50 AM   #45 
  - that last picture is wonderful  suninvited   Nov-12-11 12:54 AM   #38 
  - Yes, it's so hard when they have been a part of your life for so long. We got her for our first  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:53 AM   #46 
  - You provided her with a great life. My deepest sympathy for your loss.  Liberal Veteran   Nov-12-11 10:17 AM   #39 
  - Thank you! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:53 AM   #47 
  - .  Skittles   Nov-12-11 11:40 AM   #40 
  - Aw, Skittles. You just completely wrecked me. *bawling*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 11:54 AM   #48 
  - it was on the card my vet sent me when my beloved kitty LB was put to sleep  Skittles   Nov-12-11 06:35 PM   #55 
     - That was very thoughtful of the vet. We have also been lucky in having kind  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 08:54 PM   #64 
  - .  Skittles   Nov-12-11 06:33 PM   #54 
  - Damn, you both got me....  OneGrassRoot   Nov-12-11 07:41 PM   #58 
     - Thank you for your hugs, and for reading about my little girl cat. *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 08:55 PM   #65 
  - RIP Pickles - nt  Ohio Joe   Nov-12-11 11:58 AM   #49 
  - Thank you!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 04:34 PM   #53 
  - So sorry for your loss!  BiggJawn   Nov-12-11 12:25 PM   #50 
  - Thank you. She was a really beautful girl. Very graceful and elegant, even for a cat. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 08:56 PM   #66 
  - I feel your pain. It is heartbreaking to lose a pet that is a member of your family.  RebelOne   Nov-12-11 12:46 PM   #51 
  - Thank you. I still miss Pretzel, but the pain is less now. I am sure it will be the same  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 08:58 PM   #67 
  - Heartfelt condolences  Dystopian   Nov-12-11 12:56 PM   #52 
  - Thank you so much! *hugs* I miss her terribly. She was so little, I carried her around like a baby  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-12-11 09:00 PM   #68 
  - I'm sorry for your loss  Hayabusa   Nov-12-11 07:29 PM   #57 
  - Thank you very much for taking the time to read it. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 08:37 AM   #74 
  - Sounds like Pickles had tons of character. What a priviledge to be owned by a cat like that.  applegrove   Nov-12-11 07:55 PM   #59 
  - An extreme priviledge! :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 08:38 AM   #75 
  - what a good old girl.  peacefreak   Nov-12-11 08:06 PM   #60 
  - We did, and I am so glad we had each other. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 08:38 AM   #76 
  - I'm so, so sorry.  Withywindle   Nov-12-11 08:10 PM   #61 
  - Thank you. *hugs* I can't imagine what life would have been like without my furbabies.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 08:39 AM   #77 
  - I am so sorry.....  Tikki   Nov-12-11 08:25 PM   #62 
  - Thank you! *hugs* It is very, very hard.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:29 PM   #79 
  - aww Pickles was a pretty thing  Kali   Nov-12-11 09:15 PM   #69 
  - Thank you! I think hubby had just removed them, and she recognized a warm spot. LOL  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:30 PM   #80 
  - I am SO sorry, GreenPartyVoter.  muffin1   Nov-12-11 09:31 PM   #70 
  - Thank you so much! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:30 PM   #81 
  - Beautiful little baby. She was loved and had a good life. Sorry for your loss.  amyrose2712   Nov-12-11 09:36 PM   #71 
  - Thank you. She really was a beautiful baby girl. I miss having her around. :^(  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:31 PM   #82 
  - Love is where you find it....I think Pickles found it.....  Rowdyboy   Nov-12-11 10:06 PM   #72 
  - Thank you for that beautiful thought!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:32 PM   #83 
  - So sorry - hang on to the memories.  emilyg   Nov-12-11 11:16 PM   #73 
  - Thank you. I surely will. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:32 PM   #84 
  - What a great life she had! Thanks for the tribute.  Patiod   Nov-13-11 09:20 AM   #78 
  - Thank you. :^) I used to do that, too, when I read about a DUer whose animal friend had  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-13-11 06:34 PM   #85 
  - Oh, no. Poor sweet baby  WildEyedLiberal   Nov-13-11 09:48 PM   #86 
  - Oh, yes, I remember those years away from home when the childhood pets couldn't  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-14-11 11:45 AM   #90 
  - I'm so very sorry for your loss  TorchTheWitch   Nov-14-11 03:00 AM   #87 
  - Thank you! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-14-11 11:45 AM   #91 
  - What a lovely tribute to Pickles!  cherish44   Nov-14-11 07:19 AM   #88 
  - Thank you. *hugs* I am so sorry that Elmer is also gone. :^(  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-14-11 11:46 AM   #92 
  - She will always live in your heart.  hifiguy   Nov-14-11 09:45 AM   #89 
  - Thanks, hifiguy. *hugs* You are right on both counts. I will keep her memories always. The kids are  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-14-11 11:47 AM   #93 
  - What a sweety!  Mendocino   Nov-14-11 05:56 PM   #94 
  - Thank you! *hugs* I am so sorry that your pup is not doing well. :^(  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 12:03 PM   #97 
  - Awwww what an adorable sweetie......Grieve.....  BlancheSplanchnik   Nov-14-11 06:54 PM   #95 
  - Thank you. Grieving is hard for me. In the past 7 years I have lost both my parents, both my cats  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 12:13 PM   #98 
     - that's a LOT of loss, GPV! And grief is rotten for *everyone*!  BlancheSplanchnik   Nov-16-11 08:35 AM   #119 
        - Yeah, a lot of grief, and a lot of weight gained. That's how I sublimate it. *sigh*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-16-11 11:23 AM   #121 
  - I'm sorry for your loss.  geardaddy   Nov-15-11 01:02 PM   #99 
  - Thank you! She was indeed. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 04:44 PM   #104 
  - So sorry for your loss. n/t  ceile   Nov-15-11 01:16 PM   #100 
  - Thank you, ceile.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 04:44 PM   #105 
     - I went back and read about Pretzel.  ceile   Nov-15-11 04:54 PM   #111 
        - They really were. It's hard to believe anyone could just abandon them, but  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 06:41 PM   #112 
  - What a lovely cat. I'm sorry for your loss. :hug: nt  raccoon   Nov-15-11 02:46 PM   #101 
  - Thanks. She was my little beauty. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 04:45 PM   #106 
  - Very sorry for your loss. Letting every fur-kid go is hard. I wonder why they can't have  sinkingfeeling   Nov-15-11 02:58 PM   #102 
  - Thank you. I wish they did live as long as we do. :^(  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 04:45 PM   #107 
  - So sorry - my Tater Tot, Hannah, and 33 ferrets are showing her the good stuff on the other side.  mikeytherat   Nov-15-11 03:01 PM   #103 
  - Pickles has never met a ferret before. This ought to be interesting! :^D  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 04:46 PM   #108 
     - Ferrets are like permanent kittens. She'll have a ball!  mikeytherat   Nov-16-11 08:00 AM   #118 
        - So cute! LOL  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-16-11 11:22 AM   #120 
  - Awww.....Damn it.  tblue   Nov-15-11 04:50 PM   #110 
  - Thank you. *hugs* We did have another one, but he actually predeceased Pickles by nearly a year. I  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 06:43 PM   #113 
  - Ah, so sorry  TuxedoKat   Nov-15-11 06:52 PM   #114 
  - Thank you! *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 07:13 PM   #116 
  - I am so sorry about Pickles  ellie   Nov-15-11 06:56 PM   #115 
  - Thank you, ellie. I am sorry your own heart is breaking too. *hugs*  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-15-11 07:13 PM   #117 
  - i had a friend once,her name was kelsey  SwampG8r   Nov-16-11 12:02 PM   #122 
  - Thanks. I think the blues would be just the ticket these days! (I'm sorry you lost your furkid too)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-16-11 07:11 PM   #123 
  - So sorry about your baby.  pinstikfartherin   Nov-16-11 07:55 PM   #124 
  - Thank you. :^)  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-16-11 08:46 PM   #125 
  - So sorry on your loss. Clearly, a great one n/t  Bossy Monkey   Nov-16-11 09:21 PM   #126 
  - Thanks!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-16-11 09:28 PM   #127 
  - What a perfectly delightful kitty.  Enthusiast   Nov-17-11 08:20 AM   #128 
  - Thank you!  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-17-11 12:46 PM   #133 
  - I'm sorry for your loss, I hope her trip across Brifrost was gentle  Tyrs WolfDaemon   Nov-17-11 08:54 AM   #129 
     - That is a lovely piece of art, Tyrs.  hifiguy   Nov-17-11 09:19 AM   #130 
     - I wish I could say I drew it, but alas I didn't.  Tyrs WolfDaemon   Nov-17-11 09:59 AM   #131 
     - Dupe  Tyrs WolfDaemon   Nov-17-11 10:00 AM   #132 
     - Thanks! I do think she would be happier with Freya than with Bast, being a Maine cat and all.  GreenPartyVoter   Nov-17-11 12:47 PM   #134 

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