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Old 05-02-2009, 11:57 AM   #1
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Unhappy Just buried another kitty.

I don't know what's going on. I just buried Violet a few minutes ago. He was fine at bedtime last night. He didn't come for breakfast with Tumble and I called and looked for him. I went out again a few minutes ago and found him dead near the dining room side of the house. I'm beginning to think something not so nice is going on, since I buried Thelma last Sunday morning.

Porch settin' is going to be bleak without Violet. He was a violet-gray kitty with the most beautiful topaz-colored eyes and he was a mama's boy. I'm in the pits right now.

I just called my vet and I'm taking Tumble in to be neutered on Monday, then he's staying inside. I would be heartbroken if something happened to him.


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Old 05-02-2009, 11:58 AM   #2
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Katie oh no! I can't believe this! Something very not nice. I just don't know what to say. I'm sorry.

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Old 05-02-2009, 12:26 PM   #3
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Very sorry to hear that. As an animal lover, I know how hard it is to part with a beloved pet. However, this is just too coincidental for comfort.

I suggest you check with any neighbors who have outdoor cats to see if they have had any problems. The deaths could be due to a virus, or perhaps the cats ate something that's poisonous (some seasonal berry or mushroom, or maybe a bird that ate something poisonous), or or it could be the work of some nut-job who hates cats. You would need a necropsy (autopsy) by a qualified vet to make that determination. If it is deliberate poisoning of the animals, you need to report it to the authorities.
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Old 05-02-2009, 12:52 PM   #4
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Oh Katie,
this is just so hurtful..I'm so sorry..I wish I could do something, anything to make this better..Know you are in my thoughts.
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Old 05-02-2009, 01:54 PM   #5
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Prayers for you & your violet!
maybe it's feline leukemia, katie.
i don't know, though..... mine got thin & weak before they passed away.
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Old 05-02-2009, 05:51 PM   #6
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oh kate, how very sad, sad and strange. did violet have all his shots. could be leukemia it usually not quite that fast but you never know. that is i have an indoor cat............that and fleas.
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Old 05-02-2009, 05:57 PM   #7
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My sincere condolences.
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Oh dearest Katie. There are just no words to let you know how sorry I am that you have to go through this. Your sweet kitties! I know how much they mean to you. I am so sorry, amiga.
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Old 05-02-2009, 08:32 PM   #9
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That's so sad, Katie. I'm sorry you lost your friend.
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Old 05-02-2009, 08:45 PM   #10
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Aww Katie, I'm so sorry!!

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