Goodbye Littles

Bye Littles
Another sad post… I don’t usually post much about the cats, but today one of our kitties has to leave us. Littles is about 15 years old and is in kidney failure. She’s been wasting away, doing worse and worse over the last couple of months. So we’ve decided it’s time to let her go.

I am not as bonded to the cats as I am to the dogs… but it’s going to be hard regardless. I worry she had a good enough life. She was an indoor cat, and I didn’t give her much attention. She was my husband’s cat, really. He’s the one that spent most of the time with her, took care of her, and did a good job with her. She was a rescue, I adopted her back in 2000 just after I got this house.

So another rotten day today. It’s awful having old animals. Our other cat, Phoebe, is 8 years old, so she’s going to be around for a while. But we won’t get any more cats. I don’t think we do a good job of getting the cats and dogs to live together well, and so we’ll just stick with dogs for now.

Our pack is getting smaller and smaller.

2 thoughts on “Goodbye Littles”

  1. I am very sorry to hear about Littles. This has been a sad year for you. That’s the unhappy part of having animals in our lives–they leave us too soon.

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