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Picture of Milo, a male Domestic Long Hair

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"Gone too soon. We miss you, beautiful boy"

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Sex: Male   Weight: 9 lbs.

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Thank you for this birthday memento, Rory & family

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"Thank you for this birthday memento, Rory & family"

His dad chose him out of all the kittens at the shelter

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"His dad chose him out of all the kittens at the shelter"

Milo and Mercy, precious angels

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"Milo and Mercy, precious angels"

Calm and peaceful

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"Calm and peaceful"

Hanging out on top of the couch

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"Hanging out on top of the couch"

Daydreaming on a Sunday afternoon

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"Daydreaming on a Sunday afternoon"

Playing with Mercy in heaven now

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"Playing with Mercy in heaven now"

Playing with Riley and Pebbles

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"Playing with Riley and Pebbles"

Thank you Hazel Lucy and The Cat in the Clover!

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"Thank you Hazel Lucy and The Cat in the Clover!"

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My-yo, My-yoo! Biker Dude Milo (Thanks, Icebox)

Rainbow Bridge
Quick Bio:
-mixed breed-pound cat


Milo loved to dig his nose in our heads while drooling, being cradled with affection, and loved to be brushed

The carrier and car ride leading to vet visits

Favorite Toy:
Catnip toys, toys that dangle

Favorite Nap Spot:
Cup bed, dog bed, couch

Favorite Food:
Moist treats, the juice from unsalted canned green beans (our dogs get the green beans as a treat)

He was always the first one who got to meet new family members because of his sweet and nurturing temperament


Arrival Story:
We thought it was time to get Mercy a playmate and decided to go to the local Humane Society to look at kittens. They were all so adorable but my husband took a special liking to the tiny, two-pound, whining, and sickly looking kitten named "Henry" who was alone in his cage because his mama and siblings had already been adopted. This poor little baby had also been neutered the day before and had an URI but we wanted to adopt him anyway, so we brought him home, renamed him, and set him up in one of the guest bedrooms to recover. Milo's nose was so runny he was making bubbles when he breathed, but he was otherwise calm and affectionate. We gave him alot of TLC, brought him to see our longtime vet and after he became healthy, he met Mercy. Even at two pounds, he decided right away that this big girl was good for tackling and was usually hanging onto her neck. The two of them became very close.

Milo was very loving and affectionate with the entire family, including the dogs. The night when our dog Butch passed away at home, Milo was right by his side. When we carried him, he insisted on turning his body so that he could look us square in the eye and lick our faces. His nurturing nature was very important as our kitty family grew, especially for shy little Sofie. Whenever I would open up a can of unsalted green beans for the dogs he would jump up on the kitchen counter because he liked to drink the juice. Milo was always a sweetheart and never once hissed at anything or anybody. He had surgery to remove a bladder stone in late 2006, and in mid-2007, he was diagnosed with Immune-mediated Polyarthritis. UPDATE: Milo passed away suddenly at home at the age of 4 on Thursday, November 1st, 2007, surrounded by the family that he loved and that loved him so much.

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(April 1, 2003-November 1, 2007)

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Memorial and Support thread for Milo

Remembered in the following Blogs:
Jeter Harris
Honey P. Sunshine
One-Eyed Jack


Thank you Bush Furs

I've Been On Catster Since:
August 6th 2004 More than 12 years!

I Was In The:
Catster's 2006 Holiday Picture Party!

2006 Valentine's Day Party!
See me in Catster's 2005 Holiday Picture Party!
♥Mom♥ 2005 Mother's Day Stroll!

2005 Valentine's Day Party!

2004-2005 Holiday
Picture Party

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

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for 4392 days

Meet my family
Quincy Cosmo ButchMercedes
Sofie RileyPebbles Reebok
NikeJoy The FurbiesEnzo
Melody Pixie Huey

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Birthday on Cloud NINE!

April 1st 2012 7:11 pm
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Today I celebrated my birthday on Cloud NINE. My angel pals threw me an awesome party and I had a bunch of earth pals who celebrated with me too!

Each comment, pmail and gift you send to me is treasured. It's nice to be remembered on any given day.

Today we also celebrated Angel Wally's birthday as well as Angel Maggie Moo's. I guess you can say we're birthday triplets! My angel dog brother, Cosmo, also celebrated his birthday today with his pals and I heard he had a great time.

After several days of rain, the sun shined bright all day over at my house--our little gift of smiles to my family.

Thanks for being you!

Angel Milo


Rainbow Bridge Day

November 1st 2011 7:15 pm
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Four years ago, I made my sudden journey to the Bridge. It's a day that will always be remembered, along with the happy times during the four and a half years I spent with my family.

A part of me lives within each of the remaining kitties in the house, with the exception of Pixie, but she's adjusted very well in the family. And, of course, I have a special spot in Mom's and Dad's hearts. They'll always be grateful that I was a part of their lives.

I'm proudest of little Sofie, since she was so attached to me. She's still a little cat but now she's the oldest of the kitties and seems as happy as can be. Go, Sofie!

My family and I thank you for remembering me on my Bridge day with your sweet messages and gifts. They mean alot to us!



Something new for the garden

July 18th 2011 6:42 pm
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Even though the sign says "Mercy's Garden", I know something belongs there to honor my memory too, since she was my big sister and for awhile we were the only two cats in the family.

Mom chose the long-haired cat statue in the photo she just added because it reminded her of me, and it just arrived today. It's not in it's permanent spot yet but I think it's perfect.

I sure loved to sit in the garden, and Mom and Dad miss seeing me there too!


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