Monday, February 16, 2015

Sad

Well, I had a bit of an emotional weekend. Not most of it, most of the weekend was lovely really. I managed to get most of my custom order made up. It's a pair of barefoot sandals in pink and black. They do take a while to make not only because there are two of them, but also because there are just so many small bits to create and then tat together. This is why I generally prefer a piece that can be made in one or two passes with little cutting and tying.

Then there was a nice family Valentine's day on Saturday complete with adventuring, a nice walk, and ending with pizza and a movie. Then came Sunday and it's emotional ending.

Our oldest cat has been getting sickly for some time. He was once a fluffy, yet scrawny little cat named Shade, but as the years wore on he'd become just scrawny and a little sad looking. The picture is him at about 4 years old. We knew it was time to take him to the vet as he'd been getting worse the last few weeks spending much of his time on my lap. We made plans to do so this morning, but we were too late and he passed away in evening. He was 17, it was a long cat life and we knew it was coming, but it was the first time I'd had a large pet die at home. So I had a hard time sleeping and I'm still a little out of it this morning feeling sad and guilty.

The husband has today off and I'm still bummed, so I'm not sure that I'll get up to anything useful, though it might be good to distract myself with lace a bit. There are still 5 cats around here, so that helps too. Well, here's to making it though.

7 comments:

Lavi Damian-Boja said...

I'm so sorry to hear about your cat... I hope you will feel better soon.

Jane Hirst said...

Sending a massive hug for your loss.

Luv Jane xx

Renata Tesu said...

So sorry for you :( is never easy when this is happen but take comfort in thinking he is over the rainbow and is happy were he is.

Bernice said...

Hugs

Tally Tatty said...


I am very sorry for your loss. But 17 years is a great life!

SWtrompeter said...

No matter how many pets are in the house, each one is still a beloved member of the family, and it is difficult to lose one of them. So sorry to hear/read the sad news. Sending you a hug.

sylvie 66 said...

I'm so sorry, it's always so sad to lose a pet, they are just part of the family, right? But no reason to feel guilty. You did all you could. Besides, I'm sure he had a wonderful life in your cat-loving house, and that's something to be remembered.