Aug. 18th, 2014

synnoveaevael: (Juliet - Joo Lay)
I had to put down my cat, Juliet.

She's been sick for some time. She had a tumor pressing on her lungs. "For a younger cat we could..." was the prognosis. So I refused to torture her. We got her for another month and a half. I had a birthday party and people got to see her again.

I did right by my cat.

She threw up quiet a bit at the end. It was the stupid tumor. It would press on her. She'd cough, then she'd throw up. Today was pretty impressive.

I was gonna take her to the vet tomorrow, because we'd occasionally give her antibiotic shots which helped with some of the issues that the tumor caused, but alas. She did not have until tomorrow.

I came home from work around 9:30, and she was under the kitchen table on her side. She saw me and wailed for me. I sat right down. Her paws were covered in vomit. Last night she'd been playing a bit. She was her new normal. Today, she looked haggard. I tried to put her in my lap. She would cry. She sounded in pain. I knew. I texted Z, who flew downstairs. I called Andrew to come home. Then we went to the all night vet. They are WONDERFUL people there.

She was amazing. She was 16 years old. Andrew was with her for the last 6 years, and NEVER heard her hiss. Even when he gave her her first bath at the ripe old age of 13, she never hissed. Unhappy and whining, but never hissed.

Juliet, you were amazing. I am HONORED to have been your parent.

 photo juliet_zpsd6723f73.jpg

 photo julietmonkey_zps271b4040.jpg

 photo JulietbyNico_zps074f2f96.jpg

 photo WP_000463.jpg

 photo WP_000459.jpg

 photo Julietsneepin.jpg

 photo p_00360.jpg

 photo 0609084Small.jpg

 photo joojoocuteSmall.jpg

Lexie's gonna show you the new ropes. <3

 photo dork006.jpg


synnoveaevael: (Default)

November 2014

2 345678

Most Popular Tags

Page Summary

Style Credit

Expand Cut Tags

No cut tags
Page generated Sep. 23rd, 2017 02:30 pm
Powered by Dreamwidth Studios