Monthly Archives: August 2017
MeOW and welcome to a memory filled Monday. That’s right, today all across the blogosphere we’re takin’ a moment to ‘member those that have left this earthly realm. We know you might have come here today fur our Service Cat Monday posty, and we hope you’ll join us next Monday when we’ll pick up where we last left off. But, today is a very special day; and havin’ lost a great luv, we decided to take part in Rainbow Bridge Remembrance Day. Altho’ we don’t believe in this Rainbow Bridge, we do believe in heaven, and that our luvved ones move on to a better place when they leave us.
Our furst memory today is of sis Lexi, mommy’s beluvved Service Cat and me’s much luvved sisfur. We miss her somethin’ fierce and hate that she had to go. Fur 17 years sis Lexi never left mommy’s side. Fur seven of those years, she was the bestest sisfur this girly could have ever asked fur. Sis Lexi was an Alpha cat from the minute she was born. Even tho’ she was the boss, she was almost always gentle ‘bout puttin’ me in me’s place. A lot of peeps only saw a black tabby cat when they looked at her. But to mommy and me, she was the most bootyful soul that ever lived. Even in her last days, she remained the majestic Empress and dutiful Service Cat. She could barely stand on her own four paws, but each day she was there to help mommy get her day started and end her days with luvvin’ massages. We will never unnerstand why she had to leave us; but, we’ll always ‘member her with a smile and luv in our hearts.
Ransom’s kitten photo
We will at that sweet Dezi. Some days are better than others, but there will always be a hole in my heart that belonged to my beautiful Lexi. Good night my love, we will meet again. Lexi and I had known loss. Too much if you ask me, but God knows things I don’t. Even knowing that I would have to lose my precious fur babies, I wouldn’t have wanted to live my life without them. Before Dezi joined our family, Lexi and I had 5 great years with the very handsome Ragamuffin, Ransom. Bless his heart, he was all boy, all the time. He broke his leg when he was about 6 months old being rambunctious and throwing caution to the wind in his play. Just as his leg healed, he developed a severe UTI and his heart murmur got worse. He held on and fought to live four more years before leaving us for heaven. A piece of my heart will always belong to that fluffy little black kitty boy.
Lucky and Lexi enjoyed their window perches. They laid side by
side for hours, daily.
Before Ransom, there was Lucky, Lucky Luciano to be accurate. Altho’ named after a mobster, Lucky was the sweetest, most good natured Siamese I’d ever known. Born exactly 28 days before Lexi, they had grown up together and had a bond that almost killed her when he left. He was a gentle giant that loved spending time with me and his sisfur. He and Lexi were the first Service Cats to learn to drive the wheelchair. Nothing scared him. He was adventurous and giving. He regularly stepped back and let the gluttonous Lexi, who had scarfed down her meal, take his. He knew there would always be more. That mommy would always make sure he had plenty and never went hungry. He developed a sudden UTI that had him completely blocked. Unfortunately, my ignorance and lack of money cost him his life. I so miss his curious little apple headed face poking around the corner to spy on me. His journey to heaven left Lexi and me lost for years. When Lucky left, he took a big chunk of our hearts with him. I like to believe Lexi and Lucky are together again, waiting for me to join them in the happy hereafter.
Devon and Lucky
Devon, a boxy Himilayan, was an only cat when I decided to start fostering kittens for the rescue group that brought me Lucky and Lexi. He was such a good natured laid back boy, that he took it all in stride. He was a great Service Cat, and even liked to play daddy to the kittens I brought in. We fostered motherless kittens. Even when they would yell all night and keep us awake for weeks at a time, he would still coddle and bathe them and teach them how to be a cat. A brain tumor took him away much too young. Every time I see a kitty curled up in a sink, I smile and remember my sweet Himi boy. Altho’ he is missed, I’m grateful he’s no longer in pain and confused.
Shad, the original Service Cat
I end my memories today with my faithful Shad, my first Service Cat. She was the original, and there will never be another like her. She and I had a hard life, but a life filled with love and devotion. It was her love and devotion for me that caused her to take action and train herself to help me after my accident. She was remarkable, silly, and her love knew no bounds. Whether we lived in our car or had a home with rooms and stability, she was happiest just being with me. She brought me thru some of the worst times in my life and taught me to love and trust again. She will always be missed. Again, at five years old, she was taken from this world far too soon. But, her legacy lives on in each cat that came after her. Good Night my sweet babies, we will be together again. And until that day, your love pushes me onward and fills our home. You will forever be remembered.
Me and sis Lexi luvved each other and mommy dearly
Thank you fur sharin’ the legacy of your Service Cats mommy. Me and Raena have some big paws to fill. Me is so grateful fur all the kitties who came befur me. They have helped shape and educate me’s mommy to be the mommy she is today. While she doesn’t know everythin’, their lives and losses has caused her to research and never give up. We don’t like to say good bye, cuz we know we will all be together again someday. So, till then, it’s not good bye, but Good Night. We’ll meet you all by the River of Life, when the Son calls us home. We wanna fank you all fur lettin’ us share these wonderful memories with you all today. Purrlease join us next Monday when our regularly scheduled Service Cat Monday posts will return. Check out me’s posty ‘bout sis Lexi at the Tabby Cat Club and while you’re there, check out everypawdy else’s memories too.
Till the next time…………………………………………Be Blest!!!
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Mommy A: Black
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses
Deztinee, RaenaBelle and Mommy A
Raena, STOP!!! Don’t Touch Me!!! Me doesn’t feel good.
So, I’s don’t feel so good mine’s self.
Then stop it and let’s just lay down and have some quiet time.
But sissy, mommy says ifin ya’ don’t feel good, you should keep doin’ your normal stuffs and it’ll help make ya’ feel better. And ‘sides, mommy’s been layin’ hands on us and purrayin’ over us a lot.
Yep Raena, we’re blest to have a mommy who luvs us so much. Bet me’s tummy and hiney-bo still hurts.
Why do ya’ reckon we’re sick sissy?
How should me know Raena. Does me look like the all seein’ eye or somethin’?
What’s an all seein’ eye sissy?
It’s just a…Oh, never mind. Mommy’s looked all over the house and checked everythin’ we could have pawssibly eaten over the last week, or gotten into, and can’t find anythin’ that should have caused us both to get the runny runs. Least not this bad. Me’s so tired of havin’ me’s bloomers cleaned. Me could go the rest of me’s life and never miss that.
You sure do sound mean when mommy’s helpin’ ya’ get that stinky runny stuffs off your furs sissy. I’s never heard such growlin’ and hissin’ in all mine’s life. I’s don’t think you’ve ever hissed at me quite that bad.
Well, it hurts. Me’s hiney-bo is so sore that even the Charmin feels like sandpaper. Me just hopes all this stops soon or mommy’ll be packin’ us off to the VET.
The VET!!! No Way!!! I’s never wanna go back there again!!! Ya’ know what sissy? I’s bet ifin we were to ask all our amazin’ furiends to join mommy in purrayin’ fur us, we’d be feelin’ better in no time.
Me bets you’re right Raena. We have the mostest pawsumest furiends in the universe. They luv and care ‘bout us enuff that me’s sure they’d purray fur us. Mommy says fankfully, we’re still eatin’ and drinkin’ normally, and while we might not be up to zoomin’ thru the house, we’re still actin’ a bit playful. She’s not seen any parasites on us or in our litterbox depawsits, so she can only deduce that somethin’ has really upset our tummy tum tums. ‘Specially since both of us are havin’ the same issues.
That’s true sissy. But, I’s just know we’re gonna feel better soon. When we woke up today mr. sunshine was smilin’ down on us and the weather’s startin’ to cool off a bit. With our furiends joinin’ mommy in purrayer, we can only get better.
Me believes ya’ Raena. Each day is a blessing even when we’re a little under the weather. We’re so blest to have a luvvin’ mommy, great furiends, an amazin’ furever home and yummy noms. We wanna remind everypawdy to take a minute today and every day to give thanks fur the blessings in your lives. Even when you feel like you’re livin’ under a rain cloud in the dark, you are blest.
So true sissy. Every breath we take is a blessing. Now, let’s try to pose fur selfie or two so we can link up with the Kitties Blue fur Sunday Selfies. And, maybe you’ll feel up to playin’ fur a bit? Wha’d’ya’ say sissy, wanna go play with our Yeaowww nip toys?
Till the next time…………………………………………….Be Blest!!!
Dezi: Vibrant Blue
Raena: Navy Blue
Luv and Hugs and Kitty Kisses