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Birthday

Wednesday, August 01, 2012

Yesterday was my birthday. The big 60! I can hardly believe it, but am not bothered by it. Was having a great day until I got home and saw my cat lying listlessly on the rug. I knew he was old and wouldn't last long as he had already shown signs of impending death. I am grateful that I was able to be with him as he took his last few breaths and then quietly died as I held and petted him. He was 19 1/2 years old. Very old for a cat. Did put a damper on my birthday celebration. I will miss you Zaners! Rest in Peace. My older cat died last yr. @ 19 1/2 too. Still miss you Zoe!
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SETTIMIA 7/15/2014 9:43PM

    THANKS AND SO CAN YOU, CARE TO JOIN ME ON MY CHALLENGE

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GUNNSGIRL91303 1/21/2014 6:44PM

    Sorry about your loss but isn't that sweet that he waited for you to come home to spend those last moments together.

I dread losing my pets. I have an 18 y/o cat, a 14 y/o cat and a 7 y/o dog. They simply just never die!

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JESSIEE11 12/9/2013 10:13PM

    Happy birthday! (sorry about the loss of your cat...)

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GOLFINSUNSHINE 4/16/2013 4:33PM

    Awww so sorry - I lost my two dogs in the last 3 months - my last one just one week ago...
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Happy 60th tho - congrats!!!!

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ARMINDA6 8/9/2012 7:07PM

    Hi there. So sorry about your kitty.. :( My cat Boots is 12. Thank you for visiting my page! God bless! emoticon

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PATRICIAANN46 8/5/2012 1:56PM

  First of all, HAPPY BELATED BIRTHDAY. You will love your 60s...........they are supposed to be the new 40s you know.........at least that's what I've heard!!!

Secondly, I am very sorry to hear of your cat's death..........and sorry it had to happen on your birthday. We have always had cats and our last one was also 19 years old when she died. I still miss her.

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RURAL3 8/2/2012 10:10AM

    They lived a good long life. emoticon as you will.
I just had the big 60 on July 20. So welcome to the club emoticon emoticon

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SENATOR9 8/2/2012 8:11AM

    Sorry about the cat but emoticon

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MS.ELENI 8/1/2012 9:55PM

    Sorry for the loss of your cat.That is a long time.
happy birthday

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