I am so sorry for your loss. Last night I heard the song "I'll be missing
you," and this line sung by Faith Evans always stands out beautifully to

On that morning
When this life is over
I know
I'll see your face

May you find comfort remembering the happy times you and Yogi shared
together. Thank you for taking such attentive and delicate care of him. He
surely knew love.

On Mon, Jan 30, 2017 at 11:49 PM, Ardy Robertson <>

> So sorry to hear about little Yogi, Bob. He was lucky to have you! And the
> next one will be lucky as well!
> Ardy
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> Subject: Re: [Felvtalk] Yogi's Passing
> Over the months some of you might recall my little guy Yogi for whom I had
> asked advice ( mostly about his eyes) on several occassions and most
> recently for suggestions related to making money to be able to keep
> treating him..
> Well my little Yogi passed away in my arms on Sunday morning....He had
> started to go downhill a few weeks ago when his HCT dropped over a few
> weeks to 14....   I did manage to get my hands on some Winstrol thanks to
> the efforts of others on this forum to whom I am eternally grateful but he
> faded too fast for it to have adequate effect ( or he simply was not one of
> the cats that was going to respond to it) He got to pass peacefully at home
> on the bed that he knew so well and with the hand of the guy that loved him
> and worked to keep him alive all these months stroking him..  I had
> actually made arrangements to put him down later that day after seeing the
> condition he was in that morning. I'm SO glad I didn't have to keep that
> appointment.
> It's been a tough go...   The little guy never really knew more than a few
> months of health.
> There was , honestly, nothing really remarkable about him ...just a ratty
> little skinny thing with one clouded over eye.... but he was a sweet gentle
> little soul that never so much as  attempted to scratch me despite all the
> things I had to put him through to keep him alive....
> There was almost nothing left of him at the end ( started with him at 6
> months old and 7.5 lbs and progressively over a year lost 3 lbs ( about 40%
> of his body weight .  I probably would have put him down on at least
> 3 occassions if it wasn't for all the good advice and suggestions I got
> from all of you that helped me press on .
> So now I go from hurting every day watching him go downhill to the one big
> hurt of losing him....  it will pass in a bit of time( though certainly not
> today!) and it gives me the opportunity to give a home to another FeLV Cat
> that would have spent it's life in a cage...... and to give a playmate to
> my still healthy guy who is still very much a Kitten in his actions and
> DYING to have someone to play with...this time I will FOSTER so that I
> don't go broke with cat care if the next little guy/girl starts to go south
> well ahead of time...
> Thanks to  all of you for being there for FeLV cats...  You all are the
> one bit of luck the kitties who have come under your care have had....
> Bob
> Warwick NY
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