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Went to give Fern her breakfast the other morning and she was stone-dead. Like, cartoonishly so, head lolled to the side. I guess I shouldn't be surprised--she WAS an 18-year-old cat--but, y'know. Damn.

At least she seemed to have a nice last week. I brushed her and she liked that, and the spring days were making her happy. And she died in her bed. So hopefully she went peacefully. I worry that I didn't give her a nice enough life--I did relegate her to the garage because she hated the Itty Bitty Kitty Committee, and also because she had a tendency to miss the litterbox. But I made a lovely little canopy bed for her, and she had a space heater, and good food, and I snuggled her when I could. But. You always ask yourself those questions.

But I think it was okay.

Stupid cat.

Date: 2016-03-26 12:11 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kelkyag
Many sympathies. Losing a pet is always hard.

Date: 2016-03-26 02:37 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ellixis.livejournal.com
I'm sorry. It's never easy, even when you know it's coming.

Date: 2016-03-26 03:29 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] dark-phoenix54.livejournal.com
I'm so sorry! It always hurts when a companion animal dies, especially one who you've been with so long.

Date: 2016-03-26 11:08 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] ninjakitten.livejournal.com
One always does, no matter what, and I don't think it's ever easy when they go. I'm sorry.

Date: 2016-03-27 07:54 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] cougarfang.livejournal.com
My condolences. The fact that you're worrying if you gave her a nice enough life, though, means that you're a good pet owner and did right by her :) You definitely gave her plenty of love and care and affection, which I'm sure she appreciated and reciprocated.

Date: 2016-03-28 02:14 pm (UTC)
From: [identity profile] pixel39.livejournal.com
This ^^^^^^^.

Date: 2016-03-30 08:20 am (UTC)
From: [identity profile] westrider.livejournal.com
Awww. Even when it is like that, as good an end as anyone could want, it's hard for those of us left behind. *hugs*

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