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30 November 2009 @ 09:40 am
Joe Black  
Our cat died last night. We sat down to dinner, our three cats lounging around us as they do. Tim looked over to Joe, who was asleep. Both Tim and I have fallen into a habit over the past few months, of watching Joe. Because of his illness, he’s been having a great deal of trouble breathing. So when he falls asleep and lies there so still, Tim and I have a habit of watching him, paused, until we see him taking a breath.
Alix had made dinner last night, and we were discussing whether or not it could be classified as one of her best, when I glanced behind me to Joe. And paused. And waited. Tim said “I saw him breath a little while ago”. “Thank goodness”, says I “I’m having a heartattack here”. I glance over to Joe again. His eyes are open and I’m still not seeing his sides move.
29 Sep 2007 – 29 Nov 2009.
 
 
 
ozgenreozgenre on November 29th, 2009 10:57 pm (UTC)
I'm sorry - I know it's hard to lose a loved pet :(
ethanthescribeethanthescribe on November 29th, 2009 11:16 pm (UTC)
Hugs.
Danielsubtle_eye on November 29th, 2009 11:57 pm (UTC)
Condolences and *hugs*
exp_errexp_err on November 30th, 2009 12:04 am (UTC)
My sympathy.
Halo? Who is Halo? My name is Guy Incognito!sly_girl on November 30th, 2009 12:11 am (UTC)
:(

Sadness time. Commiserations.
Captain Obliviouscapnoblivious on November 30th, 2009 12:48 am (UTC)
Sorry to hear. Take care.
gillpolackgillpolack on November 30th, 2009 03:46 am (UTC)
*hugs*
Barbara Kearinsozbookworm on November 30th, 2009 04:17 am (UTC)
Condolences - losing a beloved pet is never easy.

Hugs to all.
M. le Comte de Rigueurderigueur on November 30th, 2009 01:32 pm (UTC)
I'm so sorry :(

*big hugs*
Ingridingysledge on December 1st, 2009 05:15 am (UTC)
Oh ;(
*hugs*
deamondea on December 1st, 2009 12:09 pm (UTC)
so sorry :(