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Think I'm about to lose my old girl

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hillbilly Tue 28-Feb-17 18:06:07

My old girl (nearly 18) has been wobbly for a while and went from being an outdoor totally indoor cat about 6 months ago. She has not eaten nor drank anything since last night and she was vomiting this morning. Our vet saw her and gave her an anti nausea jab and advised I brink her home and make sure she's comfortable for when the inevitable happens. Feeling very sad and kids are devastated.

cozietoesie Tue 28-Feb-17 18:23:48

I'm so sorry.

Fluffycloudland77 Tue 28-Feb-17 20:47:04

I'm so sorry, this is the horrible bit we all try to pretend won't happen.

Can you stay home with her?

Vinorosso74 Tue 28-Feb-17 21:19:08

Poor girl and all of you she's clearly well loved by you all. It's hardest thing about having animals.

PosiePootlePerkins Tue 28-Feb-17 21:24:48

So sorry to hear your sad newsflowers I lost my old girl, also aged 18, last Summer. It is so difficult but ultimately its the final act of kindness. Do you have any photos or stories you would like to share, if you think it would help?

hapagirl Tue 28-Feb-17 22:30:06

I'm so sorry. The worst part about having a pet is that they don't live as long as us and it's heart breaking. I hope it is peaceful for her flowers

hillbilly Wed 01-Mar-17 00:25:20

Thanks for your kind words. She died at around 10.20pm tonight. I do did not want to disturb her last moments that I just sat stroking her gently. Afterwards I picked her up and held her one last time. I'm dreading the morning when I have to tell the children.

DramaAlpaca Wed 01-Mar-17 00:29:03

Oh what a pretty girl she was.

I'm so sorry for your loss flowers

cozietoesie Wed 01-Mar-17 01:13:46

A pretty girl indeed. I'm sorry.

Hidingtonothing Wed 01-Mar-17 01:20:04

So sorry hillbilly, thinking of you all flowers

ifcatscouldtalk Wed 01-Mar-17 01:23:38

So sorry. I know how upsetting it is. Beautiful photo. x

PosiePootlePerkins Wed 01-Mar-17 06:32:16

Ah what a beautiful cat. So sorry for your loss. RIP dear pussflowers

PinkSparklyPussyCat Wed 01-Mar-17 06:59:57

What a beautiful cat. I'm sorry flowers

Vinorosso74 Wed 01-Mar-17 07:13:13

RIP beautiful girl. So sorry for your loss flowers.

Firsttimeandclueless Wed 01-Mar-17 07:17:10

RIP so sorry for your loss.

The loss of a pet is very tough, hope you are doing okay.

DoraChance Wed 01-Mar-17 07:18:45

So sorry to hear of your loss flowers

kalinkafoxtrot45 Wed 01-Mar-17 07:26:20

Sorry for the loss of your lovely old girl.

GRW Wed 01-Mar-17 07:29:46

I'm so sorry for your loss. What a beautiful girl. It's lovely that she was at home with you when she passed.

redfairy Wed 01-Mar-17 08:24:16

RIP Puss. Hope you and your children are OK flowers

Toddlerteaplease Wed 01-Mar-17 09:08:04

So sorry for you loss. What a beautiful girl she was. But what a lovely way to go for her. At home with you stroking her.

hillbilly Wed 01-Mar-17 12:06:26

Thanks everyone. The kids were very upset but I think they knew it was time for her to go. The house seems very quiet today.

Kiroro Wed 01-Mar-17 15:07:56

hillbilly so sorry [hugs]

PosiePootlePerkins Wed 01-Mar-17 16:59:14

Oh the house is just awful when they've gone. I hated it so much. Are you getting her cremated? We buried our girl's ashes in the front garden where she loved to sit in the sunshine. I think it helped the DSs a bit.

ifcatscouldtalk Wed 01-Mar-17 17:28:18

hill I know exactly what you mean about the house being too quiet, seeming all wrong without them. I didn't survive long before I was down the cat rescue! I hope your kids are ok. My daughter was devastated when our old boy Wilf was pts but she talks very fondly of him now. Your cat looked like the queen of all cats in that photo. V beautiful.

timtam23 Wed 01-Mar-17 21:31:43

She's lovely. RIP pusscat flowers

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