Sunday, November 28, 2010
Thanksgiving just wasn’t the same without you. From the moment I saw you looking up at me from your little cage at the spcaLA I knew I had to take you home. You helped get me through the tough times of losing KitKat and you were with me through 3 different moves to 3 different places. You demanded so very little, yet gave so much. You were the toughest and bravest cat I have ever met, even when I brought home a big scary German Shepherd to live with us you never cowered and quickly established who was there first.
I will miss your purr that was as loud as motor boat’s, even during the days in which you were too sick to eat, all I had to do was hold you and your unmistakable purr would battle through. You touched my life in so many ways, I’m sorry I couldn’t do more to keep you around. I simply could not watch you suffer anymore than you already have. The morning after you left on Thanksgiving I saw Harley jump up on your chair and dig through your blanket as if she was looking for you.
I had ice cream for the first time today since you’ve been gone; it’s just not the same without you kneading on my lap waiting for me to finish so you can lick the bowl clean. Ice cream was your absolute favorite; no matter where you were you always knew when I had ice cream.
Goodbye my Hanky Panky, wherever you are I hope you are as healthy as you once were, strong, feisty and so very affectionate. I take some comfort in knowing that you lived a good life and I hope you take some comfort in knowing that you made my life better.
Dad & Harley