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When It's Time To Say Goodbye

September 18th 2009 9:39 am
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Meows Everyfur,

It's been a while since I have written a diary.

Meows hates to post anything that will make the humans sad or worried.

As some of mew know, I have been losing lots and lots of weight lately. I had my blood checked and all was good.

Meowmy tried giving me anything I liked to eat - from macaroni & cheese, to peanut butter, to chicken and ham. Sometimes I eat it - sometimes I don't - but I still eat my cat food. I look lik a scrawny red chicken now - but Elsa still thinks I am handsome.....sigh.....

I now have Kitty Alzheimers - I zone out a lot - I am really chasing rats in Grand Central Station with my love Elsa. When I ignored chicken the other night, and yet kept looking fur more - the humans realized how confused I am now.

I have not used the litter box in weeks, and now I even walk through the mushy poops and leave poopy paw prints from one end of the house to the other. Meowmy can now follow my prints to see where I am. I try to climb up the couch, and I fell off this morning and conked my little head.

Meowmy, Daddy and I talked this morning and we all agreed that the best thing fur me is to journey to the Rainbow Bridge on Monday.

I am not happy feeling this way - and they love me enough to let me go and be with all of my Angel Friends.

We all agreed that I would stay with them for one more weekend - so we could do yard time with the doggys, I could have all my favorite treats, and they could smother me in kisses and hugs.

I am so excited that I will be seeing my brother Jesse James, my doggy Muffie who raised me, my doggy Barney who washed me, my kitty brothers Conan, Sassafras and Willie who I grew up with.

Please do not be sad for me, I have lived a furry long and happy life! I have never been sick, and I have been very much loved by my pawrents and all my fur siblings.

Purrlease do not leave me rosies & presents - uses them for happy occasions like Talk Like A Pirate Day.

Know how much I treasure each and every one of your friendships - and hope we will meet again at the Rainbow Bridge.

I love you all furry much!

Maxie

 
 

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Purred by: Sugar ~ Sweet Angel (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 5:26 pm

I'm so sorry that you are going to be making your journey to the bridge. We are all purring for a loving weekend, and a peaceful journey.
Purred by: Hazel Lucy

September 18th 2009 at 5:37 pm

Sending lots of love and purrs your way for a special weekend with your family.

love,
Hazel Lucy
Purred by: Rascal- our OCP Angel '94-'11 (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 6:08 pm

Max my friend you have been blessed with a great furamily, sending many comforting purrrs to them as they say their "bye for now". And comforting purrs for you as you prepare for your journey, you and Isaac will have many a fashion show I am sure...and give Jessie James high paws..hugs and purrrrrs my friend, may I be blessed with as many years ...

Rascal and the Carolina Crew
Purred by: Taag

September 18th 2009 at 6:41 pm

Even saying "Farewell" is so hard.

You have some wise and loving parents though! For all your life they have gifted you with love and done what was best for you. This weekend is one last brave gift of love.

On Monday dear Maximillian, I as well as a whole host of angels will be at the Bridge to greet you. Together we can sprinkle cloud dust over your family to dry their tears and help them see you as glorious and radiant as you will be with us as an angel !

Soft purrs of love to you and your family.
Purred by: Diana G

September 18th 2009 at 6:49 pm

Sending lots of purrrs and hugs. We hope your journey is comfortable and that your family can find comfort in all the memories you have together.
Purred by: Boots 1994-2009 (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 7:01 pm

My sisters Susie and Flinders and I are waiting for you with open Angel wings, dear Friend Max. Have a wonderful weekend with your parents before you make the journey here.
Purred by: Jobél (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 7:36 pm

I'm sad to hear you're leaving the peanut butter jar behind.
I share your love for the stuff.
I hear there's peanut butter vats in heaven so you'll be diving in and getting your tummy full.

Thanks for not keeping Jasper and Jillian and sending them onto me. I figure Lakoda was a fair exchange.

Sending lottsa purrs for you and your Pawrents this weekend. Have a wondeful time in your yard soaking up the sun.

Jobél and The Manxsters
Purred by: Edie - Forever Loved (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 8:03 pm

Max I am waiting with Jesse for you too arrive, we have started the queue already. We love you and can not wait to see you here. My Mom sends love and hugs to your wonderful family, you have been such a lucky boy. Enjoy this special time together. See you soon sweetheart. Love and purrs Edie xxxxxx
Purred by: Thomas - brave angel♥ (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 8:38 pm

Wishing you the gentlest journey possible, dear friend. I will miss you, but I know we'll meet again someday, and we'll yowl together all night long, with no one to lock us out of the bedroom!

We're all sending many purrs of comfort to your wise and loving parents. May you have a beautiful weekend with them.

(((((hugs))))) to you all,
Thomas and the rest of the Martin menagerie.
Purred by: Simon, little bodhisattva (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 8:58 pm

**Simon reads over his mommy's shoulder... Maxie is coming to join him at the Bridge! He starts preparing, having the baby angels sweep the clouds and put up party lights. Simon draws a map to the Catnip Fields and the Cream Streams... He passes on the word so that by Monday, efurry angel will be at the gates, waiting to celebrate Maxie's Arrival... It is going to be one AMAZING pawty... Simon runs off to find the MASTER pawty planner, Isaac...**

We all love you, Maxie. And we love your furmily. Enjoy your weekend, surrounded by all the love a kitty could want. Soon, you will be healthy again...

Love,
Simon and all the New Mexicats and New Mexidogs and that human too...
Purred by: Sissy (love you angel girl) (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 9:03 pm

Oh Maxie, this is the saddest mews. You are such a sweetheart, and no matter how naughty you can be we always make me smile and giggle. We am purring your journey is peaceful. We are purring for your pawrents & furmily too who will miss you so much. We will miss you too.
love & purrs Sissy & furmily
Purred by: April C

September 18th 2009 at 9:44 pm

I will be waiting to guide you to the Bridge Maxie.Enjoy your special weekend with your mom and dad who love you so very very much.Your mom though long and hard about this and loves you enough to let you fly free.

OMC! I better warn all the Angels that you and Isaac will keep things interesting!

We love you Maxie.Fly gently free.

~Angel Missy & Family
Purred by: April C

September 18th 2009 at 9:44 pm

I will be waiting to guide you to the Bridge Maxie.Enjoy your special weekend with your mom and dad who love you so very very much.Your mom though long and hard about this and loves you enough to let you fly free.

OMC! I better warn all the Angels that you and Isaac will keep things interesting!

We love you Maxie.Fly gently free.

~Angel Missy & Family
Purred by: Moozer ♥Love is forever (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 10:02 pm

Maxie, precious Maxie...
You are such a wonderpurr boy and you have such loving pawrents who have made the best decision for YOU.
Godspeed you on your journey...
Onward and UpWard.

Purrs of love and tears,
Moozer + the Archangel Crew
Dale & Neil
Purred by: Alfie - DB #37a - Dearly Loved (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 10:03 pm

We're all purring for a happy and peaceful weekend for you Maxie and a safe journey to the Bridge.
Love and hugs to you and your family
Alfie & family xxxxxxxxx
Purred by: Piewackit (Catster Member)

September 18th 2009 at 10:15 pm

Oh Maxie! It's hard not to be sad. But, I've heard my mom and knew that this was coming. I think your parents are very brave to give you this final gift. I wish you one last pawsome weekend with your family. I hope it's a very special one as I know it will be. My Bridge sibs, Lacey and Cagney and their kits and hubbies are all preparing things at the Bridge with the others. I know you will be greeted with so many open paws. It's going to be one heck of a party. We all love you, Maxie!
Purrs and hugs,
Pie and family
Purred by: Alex Angel (Catster Member)

September 19th 2009 at 3:11 am

Maxie, me, Annie, & Bugsy are purring fur you and your family and hope you have the bestest weekend together. You're such a rockin', pawsome dude!! Luv, Alex, Annie, Bugsy, & Meowmy
Purred by: Worlds Coolest Jaffa Who LHL (Catster Member)

September 19th 2009 at 6:51 pm

Hey Maxie, we're all purring extra hard pirate purrs for you to be having a loving final weekend with your brave family before you are welcomed at the Bridge. Big love Jaffa and family XXXX
Purred by: Muffin ♥ Rainbow Bridge (Catster Member)

September 19th 2009 at 9:03 pm

Maxie, have a wonderpurr weekend with your family and a peaceful journey to the rainbow bridge where you will be met and escorted by hundreds of us fur angels, all wearing our bling in your honour.

The Cornish crew fur angels.
Purred by: Sammie (Catster Member)

September 19th 2009 at 10:47 pm

Maxie
Have a purrfect weekend with your fur family and your hoomun family. We will be purring fur all of them and extra hard for you,
Big Hugs and lots of Love
Sammie, Sunshine, Cinni, Reba, Reece, Oreo and Ruby
Purred by: Mr. Fez (Angel Dreamboat #25) (Catster Member)

September 20th 2009 at 12:41 am

Maxie, so sorry to hear the news! I hope you have a really nice weekend with your family and a peaceful journey to the Bridge. Mom used to have a cat with kitty alzheimers too (M.J.). We'll be purring for you and your family.
Purred by: Darwin (1998-2011) (Catster Member)

September 20th 2009 at 12:54 pm

So sorry to hear of all you've had to endure, but you're a strong kitty with a strong furmily who wants only the best for you.

Barney and Einstein and all the other kitties who have passed before you will be waiting for you at the Bridge. There's so much to do and see here. And it's even more fun knowing you can do it all in a healthy body and mind!

Mommy will remain on the earthly plain and is home for a while this season if your Mommy needs someone to talk to...

The PA gang
Purred by: Jeanette A

September 21st 2009 at 3:53 pm

Rest in Peace Maxie. We're grateful for the wonderful and loving life you had here on earth and we know you will live in your familly's hearts forever.

Purrs & Hugs,
Chai, Little Bit, Sugar Bear & Mom


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