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April 6th 2016 6:49 pm
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Another year has gone by since my first year at the Bridge.

I'm doing fine and feeling great; no more heart and thyroid meds, no more needles and pain meds. What a relief! And to top it off, I get to be with my best bud in the whole world, angel Bentley! Of course, Camille Rose, Jasmine Bibette, Max and Isis are here along with many Catster friends who have made their journeys recently and in the past.

I notice that I've received some awesome gifts as follows:

Hearts: Angel Rebby & Family; Mac & Ivy; rainbow: Smiley Cassanova; cupcakes: Milo & Mallee; Angel Sonny Bono & Family; cake: Rizza; hugging kitty: Walker & Family.

Thank you all for your lovely birthday gifts!! It means a lot to me!

Lastly, Bailey had a birthday on April 2nd and will get to his diary tomorrow. He's been busy and Mommy has this awful cough. She sounds like a dog when she coughs.

Anyway, I must go now. There's a party at the Angel Inn.

Purrs & Breeps,




April 7th 2015 3:58 am
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Yesterday, I would have turned 18 years old had I been still on earth. I made my journey on September 12, 2014 (almost exactly two years after my sis, Camille Rose passed on). We are together and in the greatest health. She was the oldest living cat Mommy ever had (20 years).

At the Bridge, we had a huge celebration for my birthday. Salmon, chicken, and loads of catnip were the highlights of this party.

A few days before my birthday, the Bridge got another angel named KARMA KITTY. She had complications with an URI from which she never recovered. We send loads of prayers and love to her Mommy and family. She was also a Catster friend. There have been many kitties and doggies who journeyed last year and this year. So sad for their surviving families and we send prayers to them also.

I notice that I received many lovely gifts. Thank you my friends as follows:

1. CALLIE ROSE - pawsome pawmail;
2. BIG HARRY & Family - vase of flowers;
3. ELSA - vase of flowers
4. HOMER & KIBBLES - hugs;
5. MAC & IVY - hugs;
6. REBBY - bluebird;
7. PLATELICKER - bluebird;
8. HAZEL LUCY - baseball;
9. MILO BLUE EYES & Family - heart;

Again, thank you so much, my dear friends!

Also, we're still waiting for things to get repaired in Catsterland. Mommy loaded up my birthday pic but can't move it forward because an army of Catster fleas block her way. It's sad. Prayers that these fleas get exterminated soon.

Lastly, Bail had a birthday last week. He'll be doing his Diary late some time this week.

Angelic Purrs & Breeps,




February 22nd 2015 5:17 am
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Last evening CHAI, one of our family's great friends, made her journey to the Bridge. Now, she's a lovely angel with blue wings to match her blue eyes.

Her sister SUGAR,who made her journey earlier last year, welcomed her with all angels who have crossed over last year and years before. I was one of them.

All of us are enjoying our 10th life as angels. As you know, I made my journey two years after Camille Rose did in September. Mine was September 12, 2014 and her's was September 14, 2014.

This year and last year have been sad for all our human parents as they had to say their goodbyes. I went on my own as did Isis and Jasmine Bibette. Camille Rose passed after dental surgery and the others had to be given the final gifts of love as they were so sick that they could not eat; Bentley and Max.

Be assured that Chai and all angels and pain free and young again. We romp and play and, of course, fly. Food and water are plentiful and the fields are filled with flowers of all colors. Whatever food we so desire appears before us with a blink of the eye.

I peek in at Mommy and my sibs often. I see them and they see me. I've seen Mommy look at them when they stare into space. Of course, that's when they see my spirit. I know Mommy feels my presence at times though she's never actually seen me. She made a video of Joss last year not too long after I passed, and a white wispy form drifted behind Joss when she stood in the hallway. The video is on FB and some of her friends saw it too. No one could explain what it was. Mommy thinks it was me and then again it could have been a reflection of car headlights shining through the window behind her. I know it was me.

Anyway, we are now awaiting the new Catster platform which is scheduled for this spring. I can't wait as Mommy took a lot of pics of me and my sibs and can't move them to the front. We can do diaries but no one can comment on them even though they can see them. There are no diaries of the day and that has been on a long hiatus (I guess that's the proper word) and the Diary Gal has been laid off until the new flea free platform is up and running.

Well, that's about it. I close with angelic purrs for Chai's family and ours and others during these sad days on earth

Purrs & Breeps,




September 19th 2014 11:51 pm
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This is my first Diary Pick from the Bridge. Thank you Diary Gal for this honor!

I also thank my following friendsfor their concats, gifts and pirate flags:

1. SMILEY & LUIGI - pawsome pawmail;
2. MILO BLUE EYES - cute bluebird & pirate flag;
3. ANGEL SONNY BONO - pirate flag;
4. ANNA & Family - pirate flag.

It's been a few hours after a week since I made my journey to the Bridge. Mommy's still sad about my passing and at the same time, she's happy that I no longer have to suffer from my declining health issues. Now, at the Bridge, no health issues exist for me or any fur. We're healthy and young again! I'm having a most pawsome time reuniting with my angel sibs and friends. We party all the time and eat whatever we want and never gain weight.

Lastly, I notice that Joss and Landy have bounced back from grieving for me. Merl seems to be taking it the hardest. Mommy and I believe he saw me pass on because that morning when she found my body, he was laying a few feet away from it; he still lays there to this day; not all day long though. I notice that Bail has gotten more friendly and I think it's because he's now the King of the house. He's even sleeping with Mommy more often and has given her nuzzles in her hair like I used to.

Anyway, that's it for now. I got to fly back.

Angelic Purrs & Breeps,




September 14th 2014 7:42 am
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As many of you now know, I made my journey to the Bridge on Friday, September 12, 2014. This was almost two years after Camille Rose made her journey September 14, 2012. Mommy found my lifeless body next to the big cat tree in her dining room. At the base of said tree is a grayish/green figure of a sleeping cat. I specifically chose this spot which wasn't my normal sleeping place on my day of departure (I had gone peacefully in my sleep). Mommy found me with my eyes closed.

I now am with Cam, Bentley, Beeta, Max and Isis (she made her journey five days before I was born).

Anyway, no more pills nor needles for this guy! I'm healthy and bouncing around like a kitten. It's amazing how lovely and warm it is at he Bridge. I also was visited by Mommy's Dad, Stepmom and her real Mom.

Lastly, I flew to earth and had a peak at my page when Mommy looked at it. There's many lovely gifts from my loving and caring friends. Wings, candles and many, many crowns and stars. Thank you all so much! I'll list these individual gifts later on his week, perhaps tonight, time permitting.

Well, I must fly back now. They're having a salmon pawty at the Bridge Seafood Restaurant.

Angelic Purrs & Breeps,




September 11th 2014 6:24 pm
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I'm one of the Diary Picks today! That's great news! Thank you Diary Gal for this most pawsome honor!

Also, thank you MILO BLUE EYES & Family for the cool trophy and MAC & IVY for the kitty hugs. Everyone could use a lot of hugs these days!

Speaking of hugs, last week I was in a hugging mood so I gave Leila and Susie (techs at the vet's office) a few big Maine Coon type hugs. They all love to see me when I come for my fluids. They always, ask, "How ya doing, buddy?"

Also. after I get my fluids and arrive home, i want out of the carrier badly. As soon as Mommy opens it, I fly out as if I were shot out of a canon. I then go straight to the kitchen for a second dinner. Yep, my appetite is up! Unfortunately, I'm still skinny as a rail and have been losing a lot of tummy hair. Mommy said I might need to wear a sweater during the wintertime. We shall see about that.

Lastly, Mommy's Dad passed away on August 26th. She'll be going to the funeral services in late September. That means, Leila will be watching us kitties for several days. She'll drop by this Saturday to go over my medication schedule. She already knows how to give me my fluids so that part won't be difficult for her.

Anyway, it's great to see that Catster is starting to heal from the massive flea infestation. That is pawsome news.

Got to go now.

Purrs & Breeps,




September 6th 2014 11:37 pm
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Unbelievable! This is great news! We finally were able to visit the Diary Central at 2:30 a.m. Sunday Sept 7th! So here's my short, sweet note. Talk about a happy cat to that aspect!

Also, angel Bentley was able to add a new photo (number 70), but there was one contradictory note saying he reached his limit of 10. Oh, we'll, it shows that some of the flea infestation is taken care of. Hopefully, things will be ship-shape soon.

Got to run.

Purrs & Breeps,




August 23rd 2014 7:37 pm
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This morning, Mommy took me to the vet for my fluids. After Leila and Susie got done, I jumped out of my zip top cloth carrier onto the examining table. As Leila tried to put me back into the carrier, I tried to grab at her shoulders and neck so I could give her a hug and a wet nose nuzzle. I almost accomplished this.

All in all, the fluids have given me a lot of spunk and have increased my appetite. Still, I'm built like a rail and all of us wish I would gain back my lost weight. Maybe I'll do so. I think it takes some time.

Well, I hope somecats can see my diaries. I understand a lot of our friends can't log in at all. Hopefully, these lingering fleas will be gone soon.

That's about it for now. It's bedtime for this old guy.

Purrs & Breeps,




August 22nd 2014 4:51 am
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Bail got in last night without being accosted by the Cookie Monster. I'm lucky today! That's very pawsome news. He didn't have any luck with loading a pic last night. It kept on pausing to no avail. He and Mommy gave up. Perhaps, we'll try again tonight. I also heard via the grapevine that the bio fields are up and running. Is it true!

Anyway, I'm doing better as the fluids perk me up and food is on my mind all the time. One thing though, I have no more interest in dry food and catnip. Both hurt my mouth and teeth.

Got to run and let Mommy finish getting ready for work.

Purrs & Breeps,



I'M IN!!

August 4th 2014 1:55 pm
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Well, well, well! I got in to post my diary! Now, if any other cat sees it, that remains to be a different story altogether.

I'll post this anyway:

I'm on fluids once a day and Mommy has to take me to the vet's which is in the same town but a couple miles away (the other side of town). She can't administer the fluids herself as I move around too much and she gets nervous and drops the needles to the floor. Therefore, the vet techs are doing it after hours FOC (free of charge). That's good as she saves $21.00 per day which equals $147.00 per week which grand totals at $588.00 per month. The money she pays for gas is less than that.

Anyway, I'm hanging in there and I eat everyday even though my appetite is not as hearty as it used to be. Mommy's worried about my weight as I am a skinny boy now; nothing like the 11.6 lbs when I was younger. Now, I'm only 8.6. My fur is like Cam's used to be as I have lost interest in grooming myself. Mommy combs me and Landy washes my feet and head. A few times, she has used kitty wipes to make my fur look more presentible.

As everycat may know, I'm on these fluids because my kidneys aren't working as they used to. I'm in stage 4 kidney disease. I've been taking it one day at a time now. I still Know where I am, I use my litter box (occassionally miss out on the poopies though by putting them on the mat beside the box or in the hallway). I recognize my sibs and Mommy too. I don't have that faraway look in my eyes.

Lastly, I thank everycat who gave me Power of the Paws and other gifts of healing. It means a lot to me.

Got to go now.

Love, Purrs & Breeps,


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