Rafiki, Beautiful Angel


Savannah
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Home:Columbia, MD  [I have a diary!]  
Sex: Male   Weight: 20 lbs.


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Special Gift Box:
The family of Big Harry, My Orange Angel, Patches, Angel Abigail, Angel Zack, Angel Lumi and more!
 

Nicknames:
'fiki

Kitty Complexion:
 Activeness 
sleepyvery active
 
 Intelligence 
sillygenius
 
 Curiosity 
not curiousvery curious
 
 Friendliness 
timidaffectionate
 
 Vocal 
not vocalvery vocal
 

Sun Sign:
Quick Bio:
-purebred

Birthday:
September 13th 2004

Coloration:
Spotted

Likes:
Me

Favorite Toy:
laser light, peacock feather

Favorite Nap Spot:
dining room table or sofa

Favorite Food:
Evo

Skills:
pulls heat vents out of the floor

Dwells:
indoors

Arrival Story:
I saw an article on the Savannah breed, and I just couldn't resist!

Bio:
Five months after his fifth birthday, to my great sadness, Rafiki was diagnosed with hypertrophic cardio myopathy. It was already at a severe stage. I faithfully administered medications, changing to expensive transdermal formulations whenever possible after he refused to take pills no matter what method of administration I tried. I kept to his scheduled appointments for ultrasounds, blood work and ECGs even though I racked up charges on my credit cards. It gave us a little over four more years together.

Forums Motto:
The loudest kitty in the world!

The Last Forum I Posted In:
Heart Disease

I've Been On Catster Since:
October 26th 2004 More than 10 years!

Rosette, Star and Special Gift History

Catster Id:
82670


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HersheyAnnadeeBenjaminZachary, In
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Rafiki's Rantings


6 weeks

May 22nd 2014 5:28 pm
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Dear Rafiki,

Tomorrow marks six weeks that you are gone. I can't believe it. I miss you so much. I still think I will see you. But no, you are gone.

Hershey is not feeling great you know. Even though you are no longer here, I am still administering meds day and night and following a kitty around with bowls of food.

It's not fair. It's just not fair. I want you back Rafi'; I want you back ...

 

Dear Rafiki

April 18th 2014 8:36 pm
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Dear Rafiki,

A week already. I can't believe it. I guess it should not be surprising. Mom will be gone nine years at the end of the month. You were just a baby when that happened. She met you only once, and I am sorry she no longer lived with us then. She would have found you delightful. I cannot believe nine years have flown by, and I am afraid when I turn around, another nine years will have passed.

Tomorrow I will gather with some friends and some of those friends will understand. I hope I will be able to talk about last Friday and how awful it was for us and that some will understand. It is hard to keep it all inside. I do not want to share with those who do not really understand. Rafiki, Rafiki, I hate to remember your cries. I know you were scared. I hope you were not in pain. I know they gave you pain meds. I hope they helped. I wish you could have been at home instead. I'm sorry buddy; so sorry.

Love,
Mommy

 

Dear Rafiki

April 17th 2014 7:07 pm
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Dear Rafiki,

Today was a difficult day. I feel very down and had some bad moments. A week ago today we had our last normal day together. I wish something would have told me to take a day off, so we could have spent the whole day together. But no, nothing came to me, so I went to work like usual. Tomorrow will be a week already. I have off tomorrow, so I can be at home here in peace by myself. I miss you buddy. Perhaps one day you'll let us know how it is at the Bridge.

Love,
Mommy

 
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