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  • Ana Gutierrez
    Feb 13, 2011
      Max was soooo handsome!!! Love his black paws in white legs!!!

      I can set up and maintain the web page :)


      On Sun, Feb 13, 2011 at 1:32 PM, Judi Levens <casaobelisco@...>wrote:

      > beautiful story and great advice...thanks Michelle...Judi and Angel Max
      > From: westgold@...
      > To: casaobelisco@...; feline-heart@yahoogroups.com
      > Subject: Re: [FH] Photos of Max
      > Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:29:55 -0500
      > Way back in 1988 I had to have a much-loved kitty pts, I was very sad. That
      > very night, there was a knock on my door, and it was my friend's daughter
      > holding a little blue stripey kitten that she found in the park across the
      > street. The first words out of my mouth were sarcastic, "That's just what I
      > need right now!" But it was!! I took in that kitten, and he turned out to be
      > my soul kitty Pooh. He cuddled up on the couch with me right away, and
      > wrapped his little stripey self all around my heart, and that was it. We had
      > 16 1/2 fantastic years together, I was never as close to any person as I was
      > to him. He didn't have heart disease, he developed a brain tumor. We found
      > it when he had a series of seizures one day. Excellent medical care saved
      > him, and I was able to bring him home for another 3 1/2 months, but
      > eventually he had a stroke and I took him in to help him move up to heaven.
      > It was the hardest thing I ever had to do in my life. A couple weeks later I
      > called a Scottish Fold breeder not far from me to see what was happening --
      > all my other cats are Folds, and I used to breed them -- and it turned out
      > they had a batch of babies in the oven. 4 gorgeous red&white Foldies were
      > born exactly one month after Pooh left. I bought one of those, and got him
      > in Jan -- which was actually 4 1/2 months after I lost Pooh. That's my
      > Tigger Too, who does have HCM.
      > The point is to be OPEN -- keep your heart open!! If I had turned Pooh away
      > that night because of my grief over losing K.C., I would have missed out on
      > my soul-kitty. They say the best cats find us -- keep yourself open!! Be
      > ready!!!
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: Judi Levens
      > To: westgold@...
      > Sent: Sunday, February 13, 2011 2:16 PM
      > Subject: RE: [FH] Photos of Max
      > That's great to hear Michelle. We are pretty certain we are going to take
      > some time off from having a kitty, both to honor Max and because we've been
      > so committed (read that unavailable) for the last 3.5 years taking care of
      > him...we'd love to travel a little, etc. BUT, I don't know if I can hold
      > out, and the thought of easing the pain is very enticing. I will check out
      > those sites you sent...thank you for that. I'm really glad to hear that
      > Tigger Too healed your heart...how did you happen to get him? were you
      > looking for a kitty?
      > I feel like I have to get out of the house, because that's where all the
      > Max memories are, but I don't want to go for the same reason! very, very
      > hard...take care...Judi
      > > From: westgold@...
      > > To: casaobelisco@...; feline-heart@yahoogroups.com
      > > Subject: Re: [FH] Photos of Max
      > > Date: Sun, 13 Feb 2011 14:04:17 -0500
      > >
      > > Judi, we all understand. You are welcome to talk about Max as much as you
      > > want. We are here for you, just as you have been there for us in the
      > past.
      > > Here are a couple sites that may help you --
      > > http://www.petloss.com
      > > http://www.pet-loss.net
      > > there are a lot of resources there, and also links to pet grief groups in
      > > all states.
      > >
      > > Everybody told me that one day the sad memories would be replaced by the
      > > happy memories. I lost my soul-kitty Pooh in 2004, and I am still waiting
      > > for that to happen. But I will say that it does get a little better each
      > > year. I don't know how I would have made it at all if I hadn't gotten
      > > Tigger Too right away. He helped heal my heart, although for the first
      > year
      > > I was always wishing that he was Pooh. But we are so close now, I can't
      > > imagine being without him.
      > >
      > > take care -- Michelle & Tigger Too in Toronto
      > >
      > >
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: "Judi Levens" <casaobelisco@...>
      > > To: <mmayer11@...>; <feline-heart@yahoogroups.com>
      > > Sent: Sunday, February 13, 2011 10:13 AM
      > > Subject: RE: [FH] Photos of Max
      > >
      > >
      > > >
      > > > I have to tell you all that hearing from you is really helping me...I
      > just
      > > > don't want to let the to let the topic go...I miss him so much and this
      > is
      > > > something concrete to hold onto...it's like as soon as I stop talking
      > > > about it I wll have to really acknowledge emotionally that he's not
      > coming
      > > > back...of course I know it intellectually. Thank you all so much for
      > > > keeping us in your thoughts...Judi and Angel Max
      > > >
      > >
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