Skip to comments.My Daughters Cat Just Died.
Posted on 12/28/2012 2:44:04 PM PST by Little Bill
My Daughters cat just died. Expired from Natural causes as near as I can deturmine, I went to pet him and he was starting to stiffen up.
He was a good cat, black as Satan with a propencity to open closed doors. She is heart broken.
Sorry to hear this.
Sad to hear that.
Go out as soon as is reasonable and get a shelter cat. There are a lot of great animals out there for adoption and many already have their front claws removed. Both of our current cats are shelter cats and they are the best of pets.
Sorry to hear that. It is nice to know that one was loved so much. Cats can be very loving and devoted.
I'LL GET IT RIGHT SOONER OR LATER.......
You’ve got to focus on the cat going to heaven and make it a positive thing. GET ANOTHER CAT as soon as she is ready for it.. The ONE thing that eases the pain of losing a pet is to GET ANOTHER PET TO LOVE AND BECOME PART OF THE FAMILY!!!
Sorry to hear that. How old was he?
Don’t declaw the new cat unless you absolutely have too. I have found that cats love to sharpen their claws on closed cell foam.
My black as Satan cat used to open closed doors too. I would come home from work and and find all the cupboard doors open that he could get too.
Very sad. Our cat is Wolfie, we love her a lot. Can imagine how your daughter feels. Assure her that there is a dog and cat heaven and her kitty is there and it’s really nice there.
Declawed? That doesn’t mean removing the claws, but the amputation of the last joint of the toes. Much kinder, if a new cat also figures out how to open closed doors, to replace the doorknobs.
My condolences. Cats are simply awesome animals.
So sorry. A beloved pet’s death is heartbreaking. Time heals all wounds.....I hope she gets through the worst of it quickly.
My condolences on the passing of your daugther’s cat.
Always very sad. A new kitten will help....
So sorry for your loss..please honor your pet’s life by giving shelter to another cat in desperate need of a good family. Take care.
Very sorry to hear that. Dittos that getting a rescue cat (or two) soon will ease the pain.
Oh so sorry. I just had 2 of my dogs pass away on Noveber 14th my Wstie Lily she was 12 and my Pomeranian Poppy on November 21st she was 14. My husband and I are still reeling from it. If you can just give your daighter a big hug and maybe she can share some funny stories about the cat
Sorry to hear this. Encourage her to grieve. I’ve lost two so far, very tough. I have two more, who were strays. Nice cats.
I have 4. Come get one. The bipolar one died though.
Well, it didn’t just die. I had the vet kill it.
Also, get or make a scratching post asap. Then, if the new cat is a kitten, teach it to use the post. I did that for our four kitten that I found 10 years ago. They have never tried or even indicated wanting to scratch the furniture.
So sorry to hear about your daughter’s cat. When the time is right for her... the perfect fuzzy buddy will be ready for her. Good wishes and thoughts your way.
I am so sorry to hear your daughter’s cat went to the Rainbow Bridge. Please give her lots of hugs.
The Rainbow Bridge is good, but it makes me sad.
When the time is right.... get another kittie.
Bless her. I’m so sorry.
Please go to an animal shelter and get her another kitten.
(the best medicine for loss of a kitty)
My cat is house broke and purrs constantly.
Simply the perfect cat, and I have had dozens.
Mine, too, but it was bathroom doors. Couldn't stand for anyone to close a bathroom door. I'd warn visitors to lock the door but they never believed me until it was too late.
Hugs to lil' Bill and poor kitty.
I would never declaw a cat. That’s like amputating a human’s fingers.
AMEN! Works for dogs also. I've heard some say they feel they're being disrespectful to the lost one by getting another one so soon, but it's really just the opposite. You're honoring the one who has gone by getting another one to share you heart and home especially when you can get a shelter one who may be losing it's own life soon. .
Second best was a stray Norwegian Forest Cat. Very intelligent and gentle.
I love Main Coons. They're huge. Males can get to 25-30 lbs.
I don’t know when I’ve seen a sweeter face. Just beautiful. How fortunate you are to be able to share you life with such a wonderful baby.
I never was a cat person until my daughter got some. Then she got my wife into them. So we had two, de-clawed and neutered. Then my daughter moved back in with her three cats. I’ve come to love them but it is sad when they expire like your daughters did. Best wishes. Get a replacement. Only de-claw if you have to. But definitely neuter.
I had one like that, Kenneth.
Not only did he beat the hell out of the other cats, he'd pee on my daughter's rug, hide under my son's bed and wait for him to fall asleep and then jump on his chest, and hated my wife.
I tell folks he died of a-hole-ism.
Sorry to hear about her loss, nobody wants to hear of a pet dying.
If she gets another one, PLEASE don't have it declawed, she can trim the cat's nails with a common nail clipper..
Unknown to most people, the declawing process requires the amputation of the first knuckle on each toe, not the removal of the nail as most people think..
I can understand your daughters sorrow; for dead cats are not much fun. They don’t play, they don’t run. Get another one.
Yes, and for us, it’s the only way to remember the ones who have passed without crying...
Getting another allows us to think of those that went before, and smile at the memories of the time we had with them, no matter how brief.
Little Bill, may God bless you and your daughter, with a new purring heart to love.
They all go to “The Rainbow Bridge”...
... and wait for us.
Can’t you come up with a smaller picture?????????
Indeed. We are considering getting another dog partly because the one we have is getting older and we couldn’t bear losing her then not having ANY dog in the house which would just cause me to lament the loss of her and feel the void even more.. Dogs and cats enrich our lives immeasurably, and they fill the void when our children no longer live at home too..
We trained all the cats to scratch on their posts and places and to leave the funiture alone. Watch them for a few day and squirt them with a water bottle (carry it with you) when they claw anything. Yell, too. Take them to the scratch posts and put them around the place.
They also have a spray for funiture that takes the cat fun out of messing with the funiture.
Best not to declaw. : )
“... it didn’t just die. I had the vet kill it”.
You are terrible, AppyPappy! Okay.. I laughed so I am terrible too.
Better than drinking anti-freeze.
That would be painful.
Here’s another version of Rainbow Bridge:
I’ve had a lot of older, rescued pets and know the loss well, so I keep Rainbow Bridge in my favorites and read it often.