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Samoa Says

I've Made My Journey

October 12th 2013 8:43 am
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Last night Mawmee and I had a slumber party in my room. The boys wanted to come in, but it was a girl's only party. I ate, used the litter box, and was pretty comfortable most of the night except for the bandage on my paw. I still had in my IV catheter because I was going to spend the day at the vet's office getting fluids.

We all got up early, and I ate my breakfast and did my business. Daddy came in to sit with me while Mawmee took a shower. While he was there, I started having a grand mal seizure. He yelled for Mawmee to come in, and she kept me calm while the seizure went on.

In a span of 20 minutes, I had a total of 4 grand mal seizures. My breathing became labored. Mawmee even gave me the shot that was reserved for Gleek the next time he had a big seizure. It helped calm the last seizure I had.

I was telling Mawmee and Daddy that I wanted to become an angel. They knew it was a sign that I was ready to stop fighting. So, we all went to the vet's office when they opened this morning.

I was wrapped in my pink blanket and a purple and white boa was around my neck when I made my journey. Luckily, I didn't have any more seizures on the way to the vet's office or while we were there. I made a peaceful journey sitting on Mawmee's lap with Daddy holding my paw.

Thank you for all the love you've shown me and my family.

Purred by: Hazel Lucy - My Angel (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 8:53 am

Mom's bawling her eyes out. She had a feeling you would go last night.
We are crying and very very sad because we love you and know how much your mom loves you and that's forever.

Godspeed beautiful Samoa.

Hazel Lucy and Mazie
Purred by: Stacy T

October 12th 2013 at 9:01 am

I'm glad you were able to go home from the hospital yesterday and had a nice 'girls only' slumber party with your Mom!
Your parents are so brave to take on such heartache in order to send you on a peaceful journey to the rainbow bridge. (... and although seizures are really, really terrifying, I smiled a bit to know that you found such a grand way to your parents know that you were, indeed, ready to make that journey)

I'm purring that your family can take comfort in their memories of you. I know though that you take to the bridge with you a lifetime of love. We purr our deepest sympathy.
Purred by: Nikolai (Spay & Neuter) (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 9:13 am

It breaks my heart. They did everything they could. Rest in peace, sweet kitty.
Purred by: Kaci Sunshine - Beloved Angel (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 9:15 am

Samoa, we're very sad that it was your time to go the Bridge and sad for your grieving mommy and daddy, who love you so much. We send heartfelt condolences and purrs to your family.

Rest in peace Samoa.

Kaci & family
Purred by: Ele' - Elphaba Harriott (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 9:19 am

Samoa, I am so sad. My heart is broken. But I'm glad that you won't be sick or have to be uncomfortable. I'm going to do my very best to remember all the advice that you've always given me. I'll always think: WWSS? I'm pretty sure that Calvin and some of the others up at the Bridge are in need of your supurrvision, so I know that you're going to be very, very busy. Maybe someday when you get a chance, you can flutter by and sprinkle some pink dusties on me, and visit? I'm glad you've been my friend, and I'm glad that my mommy got to meet you in purrson.

Love always,
Purred by: Edwina (Angel Eddy) DG#1 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 9:27 am

We can't stop crying Samoa. You are free from pain sweet kitty and new again. Lets run and play in the Heavenly sunshine with all our Angel pal's ♥
Love & Many Purr's, Angel Eddy
Purred by: Luke (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 9:31 am

It's a furry sad day here in Catsterland. You have been such a pawsome furiend to so many of us, and we are going to miss you very much. I'm glad you got to have a slumber party one last time with your Mawmee before you became an Angel. You will always be here in our hearts, Samoa. Hugs to your Mawmee and Daddy.

Love Always, Luke & Family
Purred by: Norman DB#93 2001-2013 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 10:01 am

Samoa, the tears are flowing for your family, so sad you to leave them. Love you and will be waiting for you at the bridge with a giant stash of chicken. Hugs, Borman
Purred by: Lisa P

October 12th 2013 at 10:09 am

So many of my wonderful friends are joining me here lately. It makes me happy to see you but sad you have to leave your families. I'm so sorry Samoa. Words just aren't enough to tell you how sorry I am. My mommy can't stop crying at all her friends who have this heartache lately. She wishes she could hold you all in her arms and comfort you. Love you guys!
Purred by: Norman DB#93 2001-2013 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 10:49 am

Geez, meowmy was crying so hard she misspelled my name in my last post and did not even notice until it posted. So many tears flowing for you my sweet friend. Love you always Norman
Purred by: WeBeesSiameezers (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:05 am

We can hardly see to type, and meowmy has rivers coming out of her face windows...sniff...

OK, we have composed ourselves a bit to mew our condolences.
So sad fur your furmily that you had to go to that most beautiful place, but we know there is a huge welcoming committee there, and at the head of that lineup will be Calvin, and your other furblings, next. Soon you will have pink feathery wings to match your lovely boas...

Fly well & strong, Samoa.

Purrs & huge purrs to your earthly furmily.
((((( ♥ )))))

Pipo, Minko & furmily
Purred by: Misha Angel (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:07 am

Welcome to heaven,Samoa. You look marvelous as usual.You have many,many furiends and some family here to help show you around.
We are very sad you had to leave your family. That is so hard. But we will help you look after them until you can all be together again.
My mommy sends your mommy hugs.
Purred by: Peekaboo (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:11 am

We are so sad to hear this news, but we know your parents helped you in the best way possible. Our mama's heart is breaking for all of you. We are sending purrs and prayers to you and your family.

Much love,

Purred by: Presley Dreamette #27a (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:25 am

Oh Samoa, we are so sad to hear this, but you had wonderful pawrents and like our pawrents they loved you enough to let you go, our momcat knows exactly how they feel, you left your pawprints all over their hearts.

I'm sure you had alot of Angels waiting for you at the bridge, I know Sonny will want to take you to the earth window, he loves to do that, we will be watching for that beautiful star in the sky tonight, *tears fall as Presley and Paris walk away from the computer*

We Love You,Presley, Paris,
Angel Sonny Bono &
momcat Judi ♥
Purred by: Cole ~ Always Loved (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:32 am

Wishing you a gentle journey to the bridge where I and all of your friends will welcome you with open paws. Love and gentle purrs to your mawmie and daddy who love you so much.
Purred by: KIBBLES (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:55 am

Kibbles family has tears in their eyes.
This is such a shock.
We will always remember you Samoa McBoa.
Everytime we see Boas wes alway thinks of you and your family.
We sends our Love, Hugs, Purrs and Prayers to you and your family.
Fly High....Fly Free Miss McBoa!

Love always,
Kibbles, Francis, Angel Yoda and The Crew and Grammy
Purred by: Micheal (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 11:59 am

we are glad you had that time with your Mom. so sorry you had to cross the bridge. Mom is crying buckets of tears. so sad.
Hugs Mikey and Mom.
Purred by: Harley ~ DB #173a (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 12:17 pm

Godspeed precious kitty. Our mom has water running down her face. She says her heart aches for your mom, your dad & your kitty family. Our condolences to them all. They now have a beautiful guardian angel watching over them. Love from Harley, Cody, Raj & their mom.
Purred by: Platelicker ♥ DB#69 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 12:27 pm

Heaven now holds a beautiful Angel with her purple and white boa flowing through her wings... a lovely sight to behold...

all our love xoxo
Platelicker and PurrFamily
Purred by: Sissy (love you angel girl) (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 12:28 pm

We are sorry you became an angel... We are glad you were with your pawrents and that you were surrounded by loved.
Sending your furmily lots of purrs & love.
you will furever be in our hearts, love Sissy & furmily
Purred by: Captain Morgan, Dreamboat #6 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 12:33 pm

Me heartfelt tears be fallin' on this here sad day. Me hat's off to you and your family. Fare thee well, dear Lady Samoa.
Purred by: Sigmund - Angel DB #58A (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 1:32 pm

Dearest Samoa, we are so sad you had to leave your earthly family. You are a beautiful angel and I am here for you. We send our condolences to your human family - hugs.

Love - Angel Siggy and family
Purred by: Shamus (In Loving Memory) (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 1:40 pm

Oh sweetest Samoa, me & my furfamily are so sad you had to come to the Bridge.

Please know that me, Oly & family are sending many purrs & prayers for your Mawmee & daddy & fursibs too.
Purred by: Bear DB #165a (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 2:04 pm

My family sends all our love to you and your family, Samoa. We are glad that both your Mawmee and Daddy were there to bid you Godspeed to the Bridge. We will feature your picture on our pages this week in your honor.
Purred by: Luci (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 2:18 pm

We just learned of your passing and we are very sad at our house. Samoa, you will remain one of my role models as I have always had a great appreciation to your approach to life. I have faith that it will bring that Calico lifestyle with you to the bridge.
Love and purrs,
Purred by: Jack (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 2:36 pm

You have been such a good furrriend to me and Kitty, Harrison and Angel Indy, and mommy. I knew from awl your halps that I would be a good indoor kitty, and I am grateful you had faith in me and meowmy and Kitty. There are no dry eyes in our house today and Kitty is busy helping mommy with her tears.
We love you always.
Love Jack
Purred by: Timo Katze - DB #105 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 3:01 pm

Oh Sweetie, we are so sorry. You are forever loved. This life is not all there is. There is more to come. Put your trust in Him. He is the way, the truth and the life. Comforting prayers for your family.
Purred by: Timmy Tomcat DB #122a (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 3:30 pm

We are all crying my dear Angel Samoa! We know you will be welcomed by all our Angels so please say hello and watch over us from up on high.
We know that some day we will all meet again to run in the endless sun and take naps in the shade of wonderful trees.
Love from all of us
Timmy and Family
Purred by: ♥Harley-Dreamette 2 (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 3:37 pm

Samoa, you will make such a beautiful angel..... I am so sad that you won't be here to play but I know you will be watching over all of us, specially to keep Newmie and the rest of the boys in line MOL...... purrs to your pawrents during this sad time.....
Harley & Mom
Purred by: ♥Simon♥ (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 3:49 pm

So very sorry that sweet Samoa made her journey to the Bridge! She will always be a beautiful angel watching over you and your family! There are no words to help ease the pain just thoughts to let you know you are not alone. Fly free pretty girl!

Hugs and purrs,
Simon & Reuben(an angel)
Purred by: Rose - beautiful angel (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 5:10 pm

Fly free sweet friend. You'll have many angels at the Bridge to welcome you. Purrs of love and sympathy to your family.
Purred by: Tigger ~ Loved Forever (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 5:50 pm

We love you and your mom Samoa. Fly free sweet angel.

Tigger and Family
Purred by: Murray DB #36a (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 6:12 pm

We are so sad for your family. You will be very missed. The Catster tears are flowing tonight and they are always huge sad tears and tonight it is raining Catster tears.
Love your dreamboats,
Murray, Willie & Muffy
Purred by: Ingen (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 6:30 pm

Sooooo many tears & sadness all ofur Catsterland fur the loss of Ms. Samoa.
Purred by: Maus: DB #53! (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 6:36 pm

Oh, Samoa.. the news Catster never wanted to hear..
So devastated, and so so sad for your family on earth.
Purred by: Keisha ~DG4~ (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 6:41 pm

We are so sorry that you had to leave, sweet friend. Our thoughts are with you & your family at this saddest of times. Catster will miss you!

Loving purrs,
Keisha, Sylvester & Angel Merlin
Purred by: Minuette (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 6:47 pm

Oh my goodness, the tears in Mom's eyes! We are so sad you made your journey to the Bridge, as you have been an inspiration to everyone at Catsterland. Fly free, sweetie, and go knowing you are dearly loved.
Purred by: Queen Tallulah Angel Dreamgirl (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 8:14 pm

I see mommie is crying to hear this very very sad news Samoa, you are now a beautiful angel in your purple & white boa. We are all purring for your family during this very very sad time for touched so many of us here on catster, you left your paw print in many hearts.

My Mom is praying for your Mom & Dad she knows how hard this is for them....we are all here for your Mom....

Sending our love, angel hugs and butterfly kisses
QT and family
Purred by: Calísta (Catster Member)

October 12th 2013 at 10:17 pm

We are so shocked and saddened to come back to this news. We are keeping you in our thoughts at this difficult time.
Purred by: Natasha (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 4:59 am

We are here for you at the Bridge. Your mom and dad did their best to help but it was just your time. You were with them so they could help you to come to us. You will always be with them in many ways.
Purred by: WeBeesSiameezers (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 5:29 am

And now you are catabrating your furst heavenly honor, OMC!
Concats to you, Miss Samoa~Diva Angel!

Purrs & Hugs!
Purred by: Bibi (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 5:39 am

Samoa, you were/are such a special presence here and your going to the bridge leaves a hole in our hearts. We will love you always. Major healing purrs to your humans and furbros. WeBees are wise--wipe our tears away and catabrate your special life.
Purred by: Aggie - Our Soul Cat Angel (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 5:48 am

I welcome you to the Rainbow Bridge with open paws and a heart full of love. I'm so sorry you had to make your final journey, I know how brokenhearted your parents are so I'm going to sprinkle rainbow healing dust on them.

Come and play with me in my brother's sunflower field, we can chase butterflies and bask in the beautiful light of the ever present rainbow.

Loving purrs,
Angel Aggie
Purred by: Orange Ruffy (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 6:00 am

Oh Miss Samoa,

We, as Cats, know we are Immortal. We shed bodies as we shed our winter coat when no longer needed. We leave behind memories, broken hearts in the case of humans who love us, and smiles when they get the time to remember.
And we come back when the time is right, metamorphosing yet again into beloved fur and whiskers, usaually, to purr and love.
You chose your time, you were ready to shed a beloved form we all came to adore-and so, dear Miss Samoa, my mom sits here and dictates for me, tears on her keyboard. Silly little human-for don't you understand what we truly are?
You are legend, you, dear little tri colored ruler of a million hearts, are so much more than a small creature who was loved-but yet, that is enough. And when a human may think the heart stops beating, I can vouch that we carry our hearts with us, after leaving a part of them, and our soul, with those we love.
Yesterday Bella came to Mommy, the first time to elusively pad through the room, then dissapear and leave the scent of spring....and yes, I pricked my ears and meowed softly, for did you not let us know you were bestowing blessings?
For you, a day of joy as you greet so many you love. And your mom and dad, well, they know. They have always known as you gifted them, gentle and spritely, that you were made of starstuff, and so as such would someday return.
Today I purr in unison with all who have been named Dreamboat. And I thank you, dear little Miss Samoa, for the gift of You.

Love and Light,
Irish Orange Ruffy
And the Ridgewood Clowder
Purred by: Carolina Crew (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 7:46 am

So many loving angels to greet you, so many left behind to miss you. You are with Calvin, Violet, and Sugar....Diva in charge of your angel brigade, many tears are falling, but we know tis why we choose tear, for the love shared is worth every one. Fly high and free, watch over your furmily and hug all your angel dreamboats...
hugs and purrrrrs,
The Carolina Crew
Purred by: PJ *DB #29 (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 9:11 am

Mom is crying. We can't believe you have gone to the Rainbow Bridge.

May your wonderful life always be celebrated by the loving memories which surround it.

Purrs ~ PJ and Family
Purred by: Hazel Basil (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 3:40 pm

Oh this post brought tears to my meom's eyes. Rest easily pretty girl.
Purred by: Toffy (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 9:23 pm

Dear Samoa,

We are devastated and in tears. The news of your journey to the Rainbow Bridge came as a complete shock to us. You had a wonderful life with a loving family and now you will be a beautiful angel in heaven. Your family is in our thoughts at this sad time.

Love and purrs,
Toffy & Vanessa (and Mom)
Purred by: ♥ Jezebel RIP ♥ (Catster Member)

October 13th 2013 at 10:02 pm

OMC Samoa, we had not idea. Sending lots of love and purrs to your family.
Purred by: Blue II (Catster Member)

October 14th 2013 at 10:31 am

Ms Samoa, I'ma so sowwy dat you made yer journey to de Bridge. All of Catsterland is mourning you. My meowmy is sending yer mawmee and daddy some special hugs to help comfort in peace sweet angel girl...


Blue II and Furmily (& Meowmy Renee)
Purred by: Worlds Coolest Fluffy & Alex (Catster Member)

November 2nd 2013 at 6:26 pm

Oh Samoa! We're so very sorry you had to go the the Bridge. But it seems it was your time. We would not want you to be in pain or discomfort.
Look up our late Ira-very sweet, & YoYo-goofy but sweet. We're sure all Your Own family members were there to great you, of course!
Our most sincere condolences to all your family. We hope they soon adjust to life without you.
Our Mom is leaking and we have no more words. Catster has lost a most wonderful purrsonality!
Love forever, Fluffy & Alex & Mom.


Samoa - Diva Angel


Family Pets

Calvin ~ Knead
Violet -
Forever Loved
Spunky Our
Sugar ~ Sweet
Vivien -
Precious Angel


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