For Emily

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For Emily

Post by Lilith » Mon Aug 06, 2018 5:07 pm

This afternoon. The vet came out and gave Emily a sedative first. She fell asleep in my arms with me talking to her.

Yesterday she was bright and naughty and greedy and noisy as ever. This morning it was clear she was going into uraemia.

I'm glad for her sake that it happened so fast. She was 17. She came to me off the streets and this is her song -

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=WaWrdwP1YH0

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Re: For Emily

Post by booktigger » Mon Aug 06, 2018 6:09 pm

I'm so sorry to hear this, but glad she was bright till the end, RIP Emily

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Re: For Emily

Post by Ruth B » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:16 pm

I am so sorry, I always feel it is better for them if it is quick at the end, but I think it is far harder for those of us left behind.

Run free once more in the hunting grounds over the bridge old girl, and hugs to you Lilith.

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Re: For Emily

Post by alanc » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:33 pm

Very sad you have lost Emily. Hugs from me and Tilly.

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Re: For Emily

Post by Janey » Mon Aug 06, 2018 7:49 pm

Aww so sorry to read this Lilith ((hugs))

God bless Emily xx

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Re: For Emily

Post by Mayday21 » Tue Aug 07, 2018 1:53 am

Hi Lilith we’re all thinking of you. Love Simon & Garfunkel. RIP little Emily & enjoy the Bridge with our special fur babes. The Famous Five from Oz send you special purrs. Vivian

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Re: For Emily

Post by Lilith » Tue Aug 07, 2018 9:08 pm

Thanks guys. x

It hasn't hit me yet - I go over and over what happened, and memories and all that, my commonsense told me she had to go eventually but it's still a shock, even when you know, and also it's as if she's still here, out of sight but in the next room as that poem has it.

Wouldn't put it past her - that cat has always been a force to be reckoned with :)

Emily - I'll find her again. Another song - please forgive sentimentality - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ea0mD2QSq1w

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Re: For Emily

Post by bobbys girl » Fri Aug 17, 2018 12:09 pm

Lilith, I know we have been in touch by email, but this is my 'official' tribute. 'til there is no missing sorrow and no reason left to mourn.'

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VuMlBNCTTFA

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Re: For Emily

Post by Lilith » Fri Aug 17, 2018 5:32 pm

Thanks, Sue x

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