Monday, May 19, 2014

RIP

We lost Mama Boots today. 
Sad day. 


Mr. Dreamy found her curled up beyond a tree in the back yard.

I suspect it was not a peaceful,  curl up in the sun
and slip into eternal sleep type of death.

I think she may have been run over by a freight train...


Tucker (the rather over-sized Aussie) doesn't mean to be rough...


... he's very loving.

But, he is very big...

and very enthusiastic...

... and he loved playing with Mama Boots.

I think he may have tackled Mama Boots on the fly.

I am thankful. 
It looks like she died instantly.
She didn't suffer.

But, I will miss her, 

and our conversations. 

RIP,  sweet kitty.


16 comments:

  1. I am sure sorry. I know how that feels. It always makes me feel better to know my friends were well cared for and knew they were valued.

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  2. Oh I am so sorry Dreaming...I am sure Tucker meant well. Poor kitty:(

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  3. A sad day for all of you. So sorry.

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    1. Yes... a sad day. Hard to shake it

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  4. It always seems to be a worse loss when there is no time to prepare for it. So very sad Mama Boots has left without that final chance for conversation and a hug goodbye.

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    1. I gave her some pats... I hope she felt the love. But, on the plus side, I don't think she suffered.

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  5. I'm sorry! Mama Boots looks just like one of our favorite kitties!

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    1. She was the best cat we've had! She was also the longest lived cat we've had out here where the coyotes roam. I felt so awful that she managed to escape coyotes and fox, and my dumb dog did her in!

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  6. Sad day. Poor Mama Boots :( Poor Tucker, too. He'll miss his play buddy. Hugs all around.

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    1. I think Tucker does miss her. He trots down to the barn and looks in some of her usual haunts.

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    1. Yeah, I'm sad. But, I think it was very fast and painless. At least it wasn't a coyote or fox!

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  8. So sorry to hear about Mama Boots!

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