Hi Bob, I am sorry to hear of Gilbert's passing and that his disease started progressing.
~~@~~~~~@~~~~~@~~~~~@~~~~~@~~~~ *Christ beside me, Christ before me, Christ behind me, Christ within me, Christ beneath me, Christ above me. — **St. Patrick* On Mon, Oct 16, 2017 at 9:36 PM, ROBERT CHAPEL <bcha...@optonline.net> wrote: > No mail has appeared in my mailbox from this group for quite long while > so I thought I would inquire as to whether _ I _ am just missing mail that > HAS been going to others or if the group has simply not been active for a > couple of months..... Generally it has been my experience that once I write > one of these notes I start to get mail once again... NO idea why.... > I thought of all of you recently when it was time to put my Hospice Cat ( > Gilbert) down.... Third cat I have lost in a year.... I'm 0 for 3 at this > point and am thinking it might be time to take on a more healthy animal but > I keep harkening back to amani's words... If not us... who?? Certainly > not the people who don't much care about cats...nor the vast majority of > people who HAVE cats..... There are SO many deserving animals out there > that have problems that place them low on the adoption list.... they ALL > deserve to have a home and someone to see them as special.... Gilbert was > not adoptable with his brain injury...though ALL of the volunteers thought > him special...still... no one came forward when he developed cancer though > they all truly DID care that he was going to die.... He had a good life > for his last few months... sitting on the porch...looking out the > window.... and more petting and love than even HE wanted. As is usually > the case.... it was probably harder on me than him when it came time.... He > stopped eating, it was painful for him to get his oral meds and even subq > pain killers did little... He was constipated and just hid out all day... > The Tumor was forcing his one eye to protrude and the other to recede... it > would have been cruel to ask him to endure more..... A beautiful sweet > animal.... I miss him terribly... > Curious to see if I find the list active with this submission..... > > > Bob... > > > > _______________________________________________ > Felvtalk mailing list > Felvtalk@felineleukemia.org > http://felineleukemia.org/mailman/listinfo/felvtalk_felineleukemia.org >
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