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Old 05-05-2007, 12:37 AM   #1
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Sorry I havn't been around this week, it's been a tough one.
Our cat George was hit by a car and killed earlier this week. We recently moved from a quiet court to a fairly busy street. People on the court knew George and would stop or slow down for him, not so lucky in the new place. He must have misjudged the speed of the cars, and one clipped him.
A good samaritan saw it happen and had the decency to get him off the street before my kids saw him. One of the hardest things I've had to do was carry him home across the very street he was hit on. Then tell my wife and kids he was gone. He was a stray, my third and last cat. I think he found me. He was more like a dog than a cat. He would come running and bound up to you when you called him, almost wagging his tail. He was a big suck that loved kids, you could carry him around like a baby. He was around 8 years old when he died.
I buried him in our yard. I'll be around, just need to heal my broken heart for a bit.

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I am so sorry Glen. I know how much it hurts to lose a beloved pet. Remember you will always have your memories.

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I wish I had something to say that could help....

We have always had dogs and I can understand what you feel. It's never easy.

Hang in there.
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sorry to hear that glen hang in there
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My sympathies too. Whenever I see a dead dog or cat on the road I think about the bond between family and pet that's been lost.

Losing a pet is heart breaking. But the joy they bring us in life is worth suffering through the loss.
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I too know what it's like to lose a pet and my sympathies go out to you Glen.
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I an sorry Glen. I recently had to put down my 13 yr old Springer Spaniel. I know how it is. I`m so sorry
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My heart goes out to you and your family.
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I'm so sorry. I know what it's like when a beloved cat goes too early. I will be thinking of you and hoping you are comforted by your wonderful memories of George. I can see how much he loved you in that second picture.
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I'm so sorry too. I hope that you can take some comfort in knowing that George was a very lucky stray for having found you. It's clear from the pics that you provided him with a loving and happy home.

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