Seven Years and Seven Months

27 Nov

That’s how long I’ve been dreading this day.  That’s a long time for a cat to live with mouth cancer.

seriously snaggletoothed Snickers

Typically, they live for a couple of years after diagnosis, but it’s been seven years and seven months for Snickers.

Snickers

He was gifted to me when he was just a little kitten.

He truly was a magnificient specimen.

I will miss him dearly.

12 Responses to “Seven Years and Seven Months”

  1. vem030956 November 27, 2019 at 4:16 pm #

    I am so sorry for you Theresa…I know how it hurts to put one of your animals down. My prayers for you!

  2. Claire Moxon-Waltz November 27, 2019 at 5:14 pm #

    He was a beautiful boy, and I’m so glad I was able to spend some time with him on my visits. I’m sad that he has gone, but I’m glad that he was with you and that you took the time to feed him eggs and do the things that helped him deal with his condition for such a long time. His amazingly long survival period is a testament to your care. Big hugs from across the miles.

  3. JeanneY November 27, 2019 at 5:29 pm #

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Teresa. He was a beauty! He was always special to me.. I know you’ll have special memories of him.

  4. Alica November 27, 2019 at 6:32 pm #

    I’m sorry Teresa 😦 I have admired him from afar, and am amazed at how long he was able to stay with you! Hugs!

  5. Robyn Nichols November 27, 2019 at 8:37 pm #

    I am so sorry, Theresa. I know you have been warning us, but I wish he could have made it past Thanksgiving and Christmas for you. I will pray for comfort for you. You have had so many pet losses this year.
    Robyn

  6. Eileen Wise November 28, 2019 at 4:23 am #

    So sorry for your loss, he was a sweetie.

  7. hocuspocus13 November 28, 2019 at 6:43 am #

    I know your sorrow…

    I lost my dog Sami … She died November 17th

    Last night I lit a white candle for my Sami and next to it a white candle for your Snickers 🕯 🕯 so their Spirits can find their way to the Heavens by the light of the flames a Path guided by the Angels…

    Be at Peace ⭐

    • Teresa November 28, 2019 at 6:58 am #

      What a beautiful thing to do. Thank you. I am so sorry for for loss.

  8. becca givens November 28, 2019 at 9:55 am #

    I know … there are no words adequate when losing faithful companions! Keeping you in my thoughts during this time. Godspeed Snickers! 🐾🐾🐾

  9. Donna November 28, 2019 at 6:21 pm #

    I am so sorry you had to say goodbye but that was a good run.

  10. Anne Ulm November 28, 2019 at 9:45 pm #

    So sad for you. Snickers is the star of November on your 2019 calendar. It took my breath away when ai saw his picture. Blessings to you.

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