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  • the chunns
    Dear Patti, Thank you for writing back - I know what a hard time this is for you. But I think it does help to talk to others. You do write so beautifully
    Message 1 of 1 , Jul 10, 2000
      Dear Patti,

      Thank you for writing back - I know what a hard time this is for you. But I
      think it
      does help to "talk" to others. You do write so beautifully about sweet
      Lilli.
      My email address is chunn@...
      Please send your letter again.

      Pat
      ----- Original Message -----
      From: gran_patti <gran_patti@...>
      To: <feline-heart@egroups.com>
      Sent: Monday, July 10, 2000 10:34 AM
      Subject: [feline-heart] chunn my dearest Lilli


      > Dear Pat I tried to email you personally to thank you for your email and
      it
      > got returned saying it couldn't find the address I then resent it. Would
      > you want to give me a private address so I can sent it to you? Thank you
      so
      > much for what you wrote, my letter to you is more detailed. Patti and
      Angel
      > Lilli
      > ----- Original Message -----
      > From: "the chunns" <chunn@...>
      > To: <feline-heart@egroups.com>
      > Sent: Sunday, July 09, 2000 12:31 AM
      > Subject: Re: [feline-heart] my dearest Lilli
      >
      >
      > > Dear Patti,
      > >
      > > That was a loving and beautiful tribute to your dear Lilli. I am
      writing
      > > this with tears running down my
      > > face and I can only think of how blessed I am to still have my TC. My
      > > thoughts and prayers are with
      > > you and I know Lilli will be with you in spirit forever.
      > >
      > > Pat
      > > ----- Original Message -----
      > > From: gran_patti <gran_patti@...>
      > > To: <feline-heart@egroups.com>
      > > Sent: Saturday, July 08, 2000 9:16 PM
      > > Subject: [feline-heart] my dearest Lilli
      > >
      > >
      > > > to all you wonderful and understanding and caring friends. I wasn't
      > going
      > > to post anything until I had felt I had composed a fitting description
      but
      > I
      > > can't sleep, and I am aching so much and I thought if I could just
      > relieve
      > > some of my sorrow I could find someppeace.Theprecious, sweetest ,
      dearest
      > > little Lilli, left me behind about 5 hours ago. I can feel her spirit,
      > warm
      > > across my chest from shoulder to shoulder. Her quiet little body is
      here
      > > for her cat family to say goodbye to and tomorrow I will prepare her for
      > her
      > > cremation. I loved her so much. and Love her still. We are now 5 but
      > will
      > > always be a family of 6, Lilli will always be a part of this family I
      > > just know that .Iwas by her side every step of the way of her life and
      > when
      > > this morning came and I saw she couldn't be on room oxygen and rook her
      to
      > > the vet and she was made comforrtable on pure oxygen. We were there
      from
      > > 12.30 to to 5;00 She died at 5:00. She didn't appear to be
      experienceing
      > > any sense of smothering or strangling, her comfort was insured by the
      > flow
      > > of oxygen. I was by her side,encouraging, soothing, singing,loveing,
      > hoping
      > > and reasurring her, the vet was right there in case she showed signs of
      > pain
      > > or fear or horrible struggles, but she was able to die on her own. On
      her
      > > own timetable, and I believe that she died in trust and security. The
      vet
      > > said it was a peaceful passing. She died a true Lady, coping, accepting
      > and
      > > giving it her best. I have thought since then, maybe she struggled to
      > live
      > > so long because she knew how much I loved and needed her. She was a
      > valiant
      > > spirit and a mighty force. Then I think she lived so long because she
      > loved
      > > me and loved our life and didn't want to leave it. I had 8 and a half
      > > wonderful years with this dear soul, whose sense of innocence and wonder
      > > purified my view of things so very often. She was a trusting and loving
      > > force, she has left her mark on me and on so many people who knew her.
      At
      > > three weeks old the vet said she should be pts because her heart problem
      > > would finish her. That was only one of the many times folks would say
      she
      > > had only days to live. She lived 8 and a half trouble,symptom free
      years.
      > > Her life has come to mean something, stand for something, she has left
      a
      > > mark. I don't know what I can say tonight in fitting tribute to her
      I
      > > will try and do that and tell you how it all occured this last and fast
      > and
      > > sorrowful day. Right now I cannot finish typing, The pressure across
      my
      > > heart, chest, neck is so great I can hardly breath and I cry, and cry
      and
      > > cry , thinking of the images I have of her. I will never see her
      walking
      > > down the hall again, with her own rollingait tailheld high, eyes so full
      > of
      > > interest in her worldl, I will have those memories only and so grateful
      > for
      > > that. So many other precious images are flooding me that I know will
      > never
      > > get to be replayed or expanded on in this world and I can hardly breath.
      > > Thank you for all th help you have sent to us in these past three
      months.
      > > She knew and felt your love and I got so much help. I can't write
      > anymore
      > > now, I can hardly sit up over this keyboard. I will try and write a
      > fitting
      > > tribute and update on how things went at the end, but right now I am
      > unable
      > > to continue. I hope you will hold and love on your warm and alive
      > furbabies
      > > for us tonight. Each moment is so precious For those beloved kitties
      who
      > > have reached the bridge ahead of her to whom she and I sent our love and
      > > condolences, Here come Lilli, help her, love her and protect her and
      > > assure her that her mom is okay and will be okay and someday we will
      all
      > > meet at the bridge and be able to be together more than we are now,
      > because
      > > we are still together in the greatest sense and will always be together.
      > > I love you Lilli-lo You are ----- She is---- I dont quite know how I
      am
      > > going to get through this night. Please send your beacons of light and
      > > love to her so she can be sure of finding her way. In thanks and love
      > > Patti and the now Angel Lilli
      > > >
      > > >
      > > > [Non-text portions of this message have been removed]
      > > >
      > > >
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