She is lovely!

I, too,just lost a cat (although not a FeLV+), but a cat I had for 13 years and 
for the last two years, he was going through chemo for intestinal cancer.  But 
prior to his passing, I agreed to take a cat that tested positive for FeLV and 
needed a home (I have had many FeLV+ cats, lost 3 last year to the disease).  I 
was unsure about following through with taking the new cat when Puddin'taine 
died even though I knew it was coming.  I went ahead and took the other cat and 
am so glad I did.  He has really blossomed and made himself at home--even 
helping to fill the void left behind.

I mention this because I know that Snowball will do the same for you and Bob.  
Every time I read where someone's pet has died and they say they can't go 
through that again and they decide "no more pets" I think how sad.  I know it's 
tempting, having lost so many (since I typically rescue FeLV+ cats, that is 
unavoidable) and it never gets easier, but sometimes sooner or sometimes later, 
another furry soul comes along and needs you (and you need him/her).  Here's 
wishing that you and Snowball have many many days together.


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