Youre right, that is exactly what all of them said, they didn't want to go 
through that pain ever again. Truth is, none of us ever make it through life 
without pain an loss. The joy that is there from sharing our life with animals 
is very much worth the pain. I think most of us on this list probably 
experience more of both, but we wouldn't have it any other way(-:


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On Mar 11, 2012, at 12:27 AM, GRAS <g...@optonline.net> wrote:

> I can never understand how people would never want to get another pet; they
> just don't want to lose them again....but what a joyless life it would be
> without them! Before we started the cat rescue, every time one of our cats
> died, I'd rush over to our vet the very next day and ask whether they had
> any cats (he always has abandoned cats) - I didn't even ask questions, just
> grabbed the first cat that was available. All turned out to be the "best
> cats ever", as if they weren't all the best cats ever, anyway, right?
> Natalie
> 
> -----Original Message-----
> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of Marcia Baronda
> Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2012 12:36 AM
> To: felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Ginger
> 
> Well said Natalie. So many people struggle with this. I used to have my own
> pet grooming business and had this come up every so often with customers. So
> sad. Some vow to never ever have another pet. I always told them that they
> were such wonderful pet parents and there were so many that needed homes.
> But I never thought to say it was a tribute to the pet that died. Such a
> wonderful perspective. Thank you!
> Marcia
> 
> Sent from my iPad that my most awesome kids surprised me with, Christmas
> 2010. 
> 
> On Mar 10, 2012, at 11:16 PM, GRAS <g...@optonline.net> wrote:
> 
>> I am so sorry about Ginger; every time I hear of a cat dying, it 
>> hurts, whether it's someone else's or my own...and it happens so often 
>> on this list!
>> No, getting another cat is not betrayal; I see it as a wonderful 
>> tribute to the cat that died!  There are so many out there that are in 
>> desperate need of a home, and if you can prevent a death in honor of 
>> your cat that just passed, even better! Natalie
>> 
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org
>> [mailto:felvtalk-boun...@felineleukemia.org] On Behalf Of 
>> botha.marin...@gmail.com
>> Sent: Sunday, March 11, 2012 3:05 AM
>> To: Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org
>> Subject: [Felvtalk] Ginger
>> 
>> It's been a few weeks since we lost our ginger kitty. I am still so 
>> sad about my darling! Do you think I should get another kitty so soon 
>> after his death? I feel I would kind of betray my Ginger kitty. Could 
>> you please advice me what to do? Marinda Sent via my BlackBerry from 
>> Vodacom - let your email find you!
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