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Both my cats PTS in less than 48 hours. Devastated.

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MayBlossom Fri 13-Jun-14 14:49:28

Title says it all. One was expected (white cat with carcinoma of the ear; operation in October had failed to eradicate it). The bad days had started to outweigh the good days so we had made a decision to call it a day this week and she made her final journey yesterday. She was a beautiful and gentle cat and we like to think she had a good life with us. She was 15. The other was totally unexpected and happened out of the blue on Tuesday. Terribly distressing and a horrible way to go. Too upset to describe it. Will do a separate post when up to it as I think other cat owners need to be aware of the symptoms. Scooby was 10 and a real livewire but also a lovely, gentle cat too. Never ever thought he would go first. Devastating week. DD (just 7) really upset but she has been trying to comfort me as I just keep bursting into tears. Have given all their beds and blankets to my Dad as can't bear to look at them at present.

cozietoesie Fri 13-Jun-14 14:51:11

Oh May. I'm so very sorry. sad

smilingthroughgrittedteeth Fri 13-Jun-14 14:57:05

Im so sorry x

tobiasfunke Fri 13-Jun-14 15:01:16

What a terrible time for you all. I am so sorry. I'm sure they had the best of lives with your family.

happygardening Fri 13-Jun-14 15:01:43

I'm so sorry I know how you feel my young beautiful cat was killed at the weekend by my neighbours dog. I keep going to call her or turn and look for her as I think she's come into the room.

hellymelly Fri 13-Jun-14 15:13:10

So sorry Mayblossom. And you too happygardening, what a dreadful way to lose a cat. I feel very sad for both of you.

Meow75 Fri 13-Jun-14 15:14:57

I'm so sorry. sad

wufti Fri 13-Jun-14 16:22:22

so sorry to hear of your losses

beccajoh Fri 13-Jun-14 16:23:04

How awful. Have some hugs xx

LaurieFairyCake Fri 13-Jun-14 16:24:44

I'm so sorry, you sound really in shock. It's just horrendous when they die sad

ExitPursuedByABear Fri 13-Jun-14 16:25:06

How devastating. sad

Fluffycloudland77 Fri 13-Jun-14 18:54:26

I'm sorry for you both, so very sorry this happened.

AwkwardSquad Fri 13-Jun-14 19:07:23

So sorry, that's horrible for you all.

chickydoo Fri 13-Jun-14 19:11:35

thanks For you, how terrible, so sorry for your loss

weegiemum Fri 13-Jun-14 19:14:55

I'm SO sorry. We've had our boy only 7 months, I can't imagine losing him.

Some big ((kitty)) hugs from me and dd2 xx

SecretNutellaFix Fri 13-Jun-14 19:23:44

I am so sorry.

Losing one when it's expected is bad enough, but two is just dreadful.

17leftfeet Fri 13-Jun-14 19:46:10

That's awful

It's so upsetting when you lose them as they are part of the family and I'm not sure everyone understands that

Sorry for your loss

Tealady1983 Fri 13-Jun-14 20:32:43

Am so sorry for your loss. We had to have our beautiful boy Pts on Christmas Day very suddenly due to lily positioning (who knew!) you are in my thoughts

CocktailQueen Fri 13-Jun-14 20:34:27

Oh, huge hugs. How sad. I'm so sorry. Xx

MayBlossom Fri 13-Jun-14 20:38:38

Thank you everyone for your kind messages. Really struggling today. First thing I always did in the mornings was feed my cats but not today. Kept expecting to see my cats in their usual places all day. Hard to come back and get out of the car and not have a cat waiting for me - they recognised the car engine and would always appear. Unable to talk to people about it without breaking down, especially as people are kind and that makes me cry even more.

brunette123 Fri 13-Jun-14 20:57:49

Oh May I am so sorry to hear this they were part of your family and you have suffered a double blow. Cry if you need to. I do understand I have lost both my dogs and my life and house are empty now.

Harry1603 Fri 13-Jun-14 22:02:59

I'm so sorry Mayblossom x

crazynanna Fri 13-Jun-14 22:21:52

So very, very sorry sad

Bluestocking Fri 13-Jun-14 22:25:51

I'm so sorry, May. I know it's no consolation at the moment but they had the loveliest lives with you. Sending you furry hugs from Fluffycat and Calicocat.

demolitionduo Sat 14-Jun-14 00:19:41

So sorry to hear your devastating news.

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