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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:36 PM
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I'm on my way to put my cat Tiffany to sleep now
She's 16-1/2 years old and she's fought the good fight. She's had renal failure for more than two years and three years ago had major lung surgery. But now her organs are failing rapidly, she's down to 5 lbs. and can't go on any more.

I really hate this year. :cry:
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nothingshocksmeanymore Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:38 PM
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1. This has been a shitty year for you
I'm sorry FY...hugs to Tiffany and you :hug:
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:42 PM
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33. Yeah, it has been a shitty year
It's so weird. I just feel completely numb, empty inside. Like nothing. It's the strangest thing how calm I've been through all of this.

Thank you. :loveya:
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lectrobyte Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:38 PM
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2. Sorry to hear of your loss.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:42 PM
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34. Thank you
:hug:
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eyesroll Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:38 PM
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3. Oh, jeez, Lisa...it's just been one thing after another...
(((flamingyouth)))
:hug:

Things have really been unfair for you.
I'm sorry for everything you've had to go through. Please know we're here if you need us.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:42 PM
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35. Thanks, hon
You guys are very good to me. :hug:
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jay-3d Donating Member (240 posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:39 PM
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4. KC
My cat is 12 years old. A Kitten will find you soon...
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:43 PM
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36. I've got three at home now
Check out their pics in the gallery - you can see sweet Tiffy there too. :cry:
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GOPisEvil Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:39 PM
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5. Aw, Lisa...I'm so sorry for your loss.
:-(
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:43 PM
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37. Thank you
:hug:
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amber dog democrat Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:39 PM
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6. This is the right thing to do - however sad and hard this is.
It is not like you have loto of options here. Not good ones anyway.
You have gone the distance, and I am sure she knows you are there for her.
Sorry to hear it. I hope you will have many fond memories.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:44 PM
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38. No, there were no humane options
We went through this in January with our cat Chester, who I think suffered far too much, and then we ultimately had to euthanize him after a week in critical care. She was still able to stand up and give head bumps and love this morning, so she went out with the style and panache with which she lived. :hug:
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ronnykmarshall Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:40 PM
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7. We love ya !
:grouphug:

RIP sweet Tiffany. Give Mickey a little head bump when ya see him.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:46 PM
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40. She will indeed do so
Tiffany was the world's greatest hostess. At a party - she totally knew how to work a room - always went up to every single person and introduced herself and jumped right up on everyone's lap.

I'm sure she'll be meeting Mickey right away and they'll be fast friends. :hug:

Thanks, Ronny. I was so glad to see your sweet kitties' pics yesterday. :D
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Beware the Beast Man Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:40 PM
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8. Truly awful, I'm so sorry
:cry: In light of the kind things you said about my Eleanor a few days ago, I give you my condolences.
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:46 PM
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41. It's a hard thing to do
I know you've been there. :hug:
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MuseRider Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 03:40 PM
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9. I'm so sorry.
This is a really tough time for you. You are doing the right thing, you know that but I just wanted to send that little bit of support. I hope this is the end of all of this for you. Let us know how you are doing, OK? Take care. :hug:
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flamingyouth Donating Member (1000+ posts) Send PM | Profile | Ignore Mon Jul-19-04 05:47 PM
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42. Thank you so much
The support of everyone here really keeps me going, I have to tell you. DU is filled with the nicest people in the world, I tell you! :hug:
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