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Crossed the bridge today 2 Apr 2012

April 2nd 2012 1:15 am
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Tigger made her journey across the bridge a little after 2am this morning. It was a shock to say the least. She was fine last night. I've been up since midnight because I couldn't sleep. So, I went out to the kitchen and wiped the counters down, filled food and water bowls, etc. Then around 2:10 am, I came back to the bedroom and went to turn the light on. Tripped over a cat on the floor before finding the light...that kitty was Tigger. She was laid out on the floor. I picked her up, looked at her face and I knew she was gone by her eyes. Then she peed on my arm. So, I missed her last breath by less than a minute. She just had her 10th birthday on March 15th. I never expected her to die so soon...and without me holding her! She died alone. She was my first cat of my adult life and I've had her since she was 8 weeks old. My life won't be the same without her!

Everything was normal last night. She loved the shower stall and would sit in front of the door and meow at me to open the door so she could go inside. Last night was no different. When it came time for my shower, she just sat in there, so I turned the water on. She slowly mossied her way out and then sat in front of the door when I got in. I opened the door just after getting in, and Tigger walked back in, getting wet but she didn't care. I took her collar off and hung it on the shower curtain rod...where it still hangs. Then after my shower, she sat in the shower stall while I dried off. Then when I went to bed, Tigger was under the covers trying to stay warm. She was still wet, so I made sure she slept up against me to stay warm while she dried. When I woke up, she wasn't on the bed anymore. Not sure where she was. So last night while she was under the covers, that was the last time I saw Tigger alive. I just can't believe she's gone.

Tigger knows she was loved and I know she loved me. She was my first kitty and I still remember the day I found her at Petsmart. When I picked her up, she laid in my arm and just purred and purred. That's how she lived her life...usually right next to me, purring and purring and purring. I'd kiss her on her forehead and she'd would lick my forehead right between my eyes...that was her way of showing affection to me. I'm going to miss her so much!

God Speed my sweet Tigger! May you rest in peace. I hope you'll be waiting for me at the bridge and we'll be together again when it's my turn to cross that bridge. I love you, Tigger Tigger...always and forever my little girl!

 
 

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Purred by: Micheal (Catster Member)

April 2nd 2012 at 2:39 am

we are so sorry for your lose we have no words that can digibe the grief. Rest in peace litttle one.
Purred by: Jillian Grace (Catster Member)

April 2nd 2012 at 9:08 am

Tigger you purred non-stop for Jasper and I to be transported safely to our forever home.

You were always an Angel; it's just official now.
Purred by: Queen Tallulah Angel Dreamgirl (Catster Member)

April 2nd 2012 at 12:37 pm

We are so very sorry for your lose, it is never easy on any of us....We are purring and praying for you both, hope you will find comfort in knowing your friends are here for you...

Our heartfelt sympathies! Your Tigger is a beautiful angel now watching over her family...she was welcomed by all of us catster angels and we will all take care of her!

Sending your butterflies from heaven

QT and family
Purred by: ♥Sam (Catster Member)

April 2nd 2012 at 2:04 pm

She sounded so sweet, and I can understand the shock, she was so young. purrs from us for the latest angel star in the sky.
Purred by: Midnight - DG #9 (Catster Member)

April 2nd 2012 at 5:04 pm

We are so sorry for your loss. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers. One day you will see your family again.
R.I.P.
Purred by: Tigger ~ Loved Forever (Catster Member)

April 2nd 2012 at 9:22 pm

How devastating to lose your baby girl Tigger, and so suddenly. We are sending our love and purrs to you.

Tigger and Family
Purred by: Simone (Catster Member)

April 4th 2012 at 3:32 am

We are so sorry to read this and are sending many many purrs to you and your whole family. Fly free beautiful angel Tigger, the rainbow bridge is a little bit more beautiful of a place with you there.


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