Friday, February 06, 2009

another sad day

Early this morning, we had to help Bear to the Bridge.

It seems he must have had a heart condition that went undiagnosed.  All the fluids that were supposed to help ease his CRF were too much for him to handle, and last night he went into heart failure.  At midnight we took him to an emergency vet.  There was just nothing that could be  done to help our little boy.
We knew that because of the CRF we wouldn't have very much time with Bear, but we were not prepared to have to say good-bye last night.
In our hearts we know that Bear is with Buzzy & meep at the Bridge, but we are just missing all of our boys so much.


Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am so very sorry about all of your boys. Good wishes to you, and I know they are having fun at the rainbow bridge.

February 6, 2009 at 3:23 PM  
Blogger Lone Star Purrs said...

Owr eyes are leaking ofur heer for y'all. You will be in owr thoughts and prayers.
::purrs & headbumps::
~Meeko & Kiara (& fambly)

February 6, 2009 at 3:43 PM  
Blogger Niko and Cloud said...

Oh my goodness. We are so so sorry to hear this!

February 6, 2009 at 3:54 PM  
Blogger Kaz's Cats said...

Our eyes just won't stop leaking now - we're so sorry that you had to say goodbye to the magnificant Bear, especially that he's left so soon after Meep. You did everything you could for all of your boys, and we believe that they had the most wonderful forever home with you, even if their time was cut short. Please accept our condolences for your loss. Sending our purrs and purrayers to both of you, and to Twizzler, 'cos we understand that you're all hurting, and missing the boys.


Gypsy & Tasha & Karen (Mum)

February 6, 2009 at 3:57 PM  
Blogger Parker said...

Oh, I am so sorry...
Too leaky to even think straight.
We are so, so, sorry for your loss of Bear...
Our hearts break for you and for Twizz, I am sure you are right, Buzzy and meep and Bear are all together at the Bridge, all wonderful angels.
Parker, Puff, Powder, Rudy, Diamond Doggie, Mom Helen and Dad Scott.

February 6, 2009 at 4:01 PM  
Blogger Zoolatry said...

Many heartfelt prayers and purrs for all of you...
Maggy & Zoey & Ann

February 6, 2009 at 5:24 PM  
Blogger The Crew said...

Oh my goodness, we're so, so sorry to hear this. We feel bad for Twizz losing his brothers. Give him extra love.

George, Tipper, Max, Misty & Crew's Mom

February 6, 2009 at 5:28 PM  
Blogger TT said...

((( hugs ))))

purrs and headbutts

I is Jake!
Mommy Bean Laure
TT's Spirit

February 6, 2009 at 5:46 PM  
Blogger HotMBC and Robyn said...

Oh our eyes are leakin and leaking. We know Bear just had to go be with Meep and Buzz but we's so sad he hadta go. And we know yoo will miss him lots Twizz and yore humans too. We's sending yall lots and lots of purrs of comfurts.
Sanjee and the resta the Hotties

February 6, 2009 at 5:49 PM  
Blogger Samantha and Mr. Tigger said...

Our eyes are leaking!! We are so sorry to hear about Bear!! Our purrrs and purrayers are with you all!!
Your FL furiends,

February 6, 2009 at 5:55 PM  
Blogger Daisy said...

I am so sorry to learn the sad news. My sincerest sympathies and soft purrs to you.

February 6, 2009 at 5:58 PM  
Blogger peggy and The Cats said...

*snif* we are so very sad you have lost your Bear. It's not fair. Remember the good things as soon as you can.

February 6, 2009 at 6:32 PM  
Blogger Cheysuli and gemini said...

We are very sorry to hear about Bear

February 6, 2009 at 6:33 PM  
Blogger Fat Eric said...

We are so so sorry to hear this awful news. How tragic to lose Meep and Bear so close together. As Kaz said, your boys had the most wonderful home with you. We are thinking of you all and sending purrs. Please give Twizz a big big hug from us.

Fat Eric and mum, Kate

February 6, 2009 at 6:36 PM  
Blogger Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Oh man, our eyes won't stop leaking...we're sure Bear was welcomed by Buzzy and Meap and dey is enjoying demselfs lots at da Bridge. We is sending yoo guys hugs, purrs and gentle headbutts.

February 6, 2009 at 6:42 PM  
Blogger The Meezers said...

oh no. we are just devastated to hear this news. We have leaky eyes big time. We are so very sorry. you are all in our thoughts and prayers. Twizz, we are sending you special purrss and headbutts because we know how lonely you must be without your brothers.

Bear, we just cannot say goodbye, we will just say Until we meet at the Bridge...........

February 6, 2009 at 6:46 PM  
Blogger The Island Cats said...

Oh we are so very sad to hear about least he has some company at the bridge...purrs of comfort to all of you....

February 6, 2009 at 6:58 PM  
Blogger Poppy Q said...

We were sorry to hear about your boy Bear. I hope he is with his brothers now, resting at the bridge.

What a tough weekend, we are thinking of you all.

Big hugs and purrs.

Poppy and mum Q

February 6, 2009 at 7:15 PM  
Blogger Teri said...

Dearest Meep and Bear,

We just got to know you, such warm and friendly cats. Our hearts ache for your family, they loved you so...

I found this story, told by a young boy when someone said "I wish our pets lived as long as us."

"Everybody is born
so that they can learn
how to live a good life,
like loving every one
and being nice.

Animals already know
how to do that, so they
don't have to stay as long."

February 6, 2009 at 7:16 PM  
Blogger Jan's Funny Farm said...

This is so very sad! Losing two loved cats so close together has got to be painful beyond words. We are so sorry!

February 6, 2009 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger The Creek Cats said...

Our hearts go out to your family during this very sad time. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

February 6, 2009 at 7:44 PM  
Blogger Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

The Lady just can't seem to stop leaking. We're so very sorry - this is so sad. Hugs & love from all of us. purrrrrrrrrrrrr

February 6, 2009 at 7:57 PM  
Blogger Smeagol and Strider (Mystery and Gizmo too!) said...

Oh no, we are so very sorry to hear this sad news. We are sendin' you all our strongest purrs and love. Mom's eyes are leakin' really bad. Gentle headbutts to Twizz.

February 6, 2009 at 8:52 PM  
Blogger ML said...

So very sorry to hear about sweet Bear, but he is now wif Meep.
I's maded a grafik on tha Cat Blogosphere if anyone would like to post it.
Sending lots of love and healing purrs to tha fambly, so hard losing two boys so close together.

pee ess: Auntie Deb sends her condolences and prayers.

February 6, 2009 at 8:56 PM  
Blogger Furkidsmom said...

This is so sad. We have leaky eyes and heavy hearts. We're purring loud purrs to comfort you.

Sniffie and the Florida Furkids

February 6, 2009 at 8:59 PM  
Blogger Sweet Praline said...

I am so sorry for your losses. Please know that my thoughts and prayers are with you.

Sweet Praline and Mom Paula

February 6, 2009 at 9:07 PM  
Blogger Fin said...

Oh my goodness, I am sorry for your loss. What a terrible shock it must be for you. Mom hugs to all of you.

February 6, 2009 at 9:08 PM  
Blogger momsbusy said...

it saddens us so to hear of bears' passing. we are sending comforting purrs to you. we will be keeping your family in our prayers.

February 6, 2009 at 9:24 PM  
Blogger mog said...

So sorry to hear about Bear going to the bridge and so soon after Meep. We will keep you in our purrayers.


Miz Mog, Meowza and Cece

February 6, 2009 at 9:25 PM  
Blogger LC, Ayla, and Iza said...

We are so sad ta hear about the loss of Meep and then Bear. Our thoughts and purrs are with you at this sad time...

February 6, 2009 at 9:42 PM  
Blogger Derby said...

{{{{{HUGS}}}}} and purrs to you on the loss of Bear. So sudden but you did right by him in his life. He will live on in your hearts.

February 6, 2009 at 9:50 PM  
Blogger Charlemagne and Tamar said...

We are so, so sorry to hear about Bear. Our momma's eyes are leaking and our hearts are breaking at the sadness of it all.

We're sure that he's at the Bridge with Meep and Buzzy - at least they are all healthy and happy there and waiting to be reunited with the family when the time comes.

We're sending purrs of support and hugs for all of you during this sad time.

Charlemagne and Tamar

February 6, 2009 at 9:55 PM  
Blogger DEBRA said...

we are all so sorry to hear about bear. our deepest purrs on your loss..we will keep all of you in our puurayers....bless you little bear


February 6, 2009 at 10:10 PM  
Blogger Ikaika said...

We are so sorry to hear about your sweet boy Bear. We send gentle purrs to you and Twizzle, and we know that Bear is playing now with Meep, Buzzerbee and all our furangels.

'Kaika and the Yosemite cats

February 6, 2009 at 10:34 PM  
Blogger Forty Paws said...

Oh my goodness. This was way too quick a loss after Meep's passing. We are crying many tears for you and your boys.

Luf, Us

February 6, 2009 at 10:50 PM  
Blogger The Lee County Clowder said...

Sending mournful purrrss and gentle headbutts.

We cannot imagine losing two kitties so close together.

February 6, 2009 at 10:51 PM  
Blogger Max said...

Oh noes... :( In the grand scheme of suckitude, this is major sux. I am so, so sorry.

February 6, 2009 at 11:12 PM  
Blogger Mickey,Georgia , Tillie said...

We are very sad to hear about Bear!!! WE know you will miss him so very much.We wish we could help with the pain.
Purrs Mickey,Georgia & Tillie

February 7, 2009 at 12:09 AM  
Blogger Kimo and Sabi said...

This is such sad news after the recent loss of Meep too. Maybe Meep really needed Bear on the other side fo the bridge. Purrrs to yer fambly.

February 7, 2009 at 1:07 AM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We are so sorry to hear the sad news about Bear. Our thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
MamaCat & the FurryPurries
Ozzy, Alice, Bootsie, Freckles, Lola, Dandelo & baby Honey

February 7, 2009 at 1:30 AM  
Blogger Karen Jo said...

I am so sorry to hear that Bear went to the Rainbow Bridge and so soon after Meep. I know he's happy and healthy there, but I also know that you miss him terribly. {{{HUGS}}} to all of you.

February 7, 2009 at 1:31 AM  
Blogger PB 'n J said...

Oh sweet Bear, we're so sorry to hear that you had to leave. We know that you are healthy and well with your brothers, but our hearts are breaking for your family. We'll be purring for you all.

February 7, 2009 at 1:46 AM  
Blogger Victor Tabbycat said...

We is so sorry to read this bout Bear. Even tho we know they're all happy togefur at the Bridge (even grumpy-puss Bonnie), it's sad for all of us left behind when a furbaby leafs. You've been wonderful to take in sick kitties and give them a wonderful home for as long as they have. Give poor Twizzler a hug frum us.
Purrs and (((hugs)))
Victor, Nina, & Tabbymom Jen

February 7, 2009 at 1:46 AM  
Anonymous Milo and Alfie and the Mom said...

We are all so very sad to hear this news in England. Please accept out heartfelt condolances - we cannot begin to imagine your pain at losing Bear too. There is never ever a right time to lose a beautiful much loved pet but poor litle Bear was so young.

We send you our love and hugs and hope you are comforted by the knowledge that your belove Bear, Buzzy and Meep are now together at the Bridge.


February 7, 2009 at 4:38 AM  
Blogger Everycat said...

We are so very sorry that Bear has gone, and so quickly too. He'll be playing now with Buzzerbee and Meep. We send you all many rumbly purrs and love

Whicky, Angel, Oliver, Gerry & Mum

February 7, 2009 at 5:52 AM  
Blogger Cory said...

We are so sad for your loss. This just brings us memories of our last year where we lost 3 of our boys in less than 5 months (Mikey, Benjamin and Lewis)...and we are left with holding on to memories of the good times, not the illness. We lost our Lewis like that, quickly and at the emergency vet not prepared. Take comfort in knowing you were there for all of them and they were loved like crazy to the final trip to the bridge.

February 7, 2009 at 12:48 PM  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We were saddened to hear the sudden bad news about Bear. He was beloved all his life with you, and you will always have many good memories of him. We're sending comforting vibes and purrayers your way...

February 7, 2009 at 1:08 PM  
Blogger Shaggy, Scooby and Scout said...

Oh goodness, we just heard!
We are so sorry for this sadness upon sadness. Godspeed Bear. May you find sunshine and chirping birdies at the Bridge.

February 7, 2009 at 4:40 PM  
Blogger Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

oh no. we are so sorry to hear this. Bear was such a sweetheart and he will be very missed.

We are sending so many purrs, hugs and prayers to you and Twizzler who must be missing his brothers.

You have our deepest condelences and are in our thoughts. purrrrs

February 7, 2009 at 7:22 PM  
Blogger Gladys said...

Oh, my. I am so, so sorry. My heart aches just thinking about losing two boys so close together. My thoughts are with you...

February 7, 2009 at 7:58 PM  
Blogger Shilgiah the Cat said...

We have been avid followers of first, Buzz and Meep's adventures and then Meep and Bear and then Meep, Bear and Twizz.

Twizz, it must seem very confusing to you right now. But know this...Your mom and dad are two of the most wonderful people in the world who take into their hearts kitties like Buzz and Meep and Bear and you. And that they will love all of you forever even when they have to say goodbye. We don't know what words to say to let your mom and dad know how amazing we think they are for daring to love so largely.

February 7, 2009 at 8:50 PM  
Blogger brandi said...

We are so sorry for those who are left behind, and we are purraying and sending hugs. I guess Bear missed his brothers. Think of the reunion going on, and smile in your heart.

February 7, 2009 at 10:09 PM  
Blogger The Furry Kids said...

We are so sorry. Our thoughts and purrayers are with you.

February 8, 2009 at 9:59 AM  
Blogger Magoo, Smudge, Bella & Dolce said...

Your are in our purrayers. To lose your furriends so close together is hard to cope with. KNow that we are all thinking of about you and the Twizzler.

We will see Bear at the Bridge one day.

February 8, 2009 at 12:48 PM  
Blogger jenianddean said...

Oh no! We just saw and we're devastated. There's no way we can express our sincere sadness for you guys. Mom's first cat suffered from renal failure too, and went so quickly. At least there wasn't a lot of suffering for Bear. And poor Twizz, all on his own now. You are great people for taking in ill cats who need your love. They are just taken too soon. He will be missed. I feel like we just met him.
Soft purrs,
Jasper, Josie, Huggy Bear, Maggie and our Mom and Dad.

February 8, 2009 at 6:06 PM  
Blogger William said...

Goodbye, sweet Bear. We know you had a wonderful loving year before you left. Play well with Buzz and meep.

February 8, 2009 at 8:43 PM  
Blogger Puff said...

Oh, we are so sorry to hear about Bear. Mom says you're the best beans caring for boys that you may not have for a long time, but we know that it doesn't make it any easier.

Twizzy is so lucky to have you guys, as were Bear, Meep, and Buzz. Please give Twizz a big smooch from our mom and some purrs and nuzzles from me and Spot and Baby Jake and Randy too.

February 8, 2009 at 10:05 PM  
Blogger Riley & Tiki said...

We are so very sorry to hear about Bear. We lost Vincent a week after his CRF diagnosis because the fluids gave him congestive heart failure. We so hoped that wouldn't happen to Bear. Fluids do help with CRF, but there was no way to know it would be too much for their hearts. Sending you many comforting purrs.

February 9, 2009 at 11:05 AM  
Blogger Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

We are just checking in on you all. You're still in our thoughts and prayers

February 10, 2009 at 2:17 PM  
Blogger Thoughts said...

I am so very sorry to hear about your loss. I will be praying for your family at this difficult time.

Know that your boys are all up over the Bridge, running and playing, healthy and happy. They will be there waiting for you too one day. I firmly believe that.

Bless you at this terrible time.

jaime smith

February 10, 2009 at 5:10 PM  

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