I’m in Pain So She Didn’t Have To Be.

I made a very difficult decision yesterday.  So no post today.


Cleo 1998 – 2018

She was a really good cat.





  1. Angela says:

    I am very sorry you had to make that decision, but we do what we do out of love. I had to make the same decision about my beloved dog over 8 years ago, and it was the hardest thing I think I’ve ever done. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

  2. Kendra says:

    I had to do this June 8th. Hardest thing I’ve ever had to do. I’m so sorry. I’m praying for you

  3. Kathy Salley says:

    It’s not unlike “taking a bullet” for someone you love. Truly, truly brave…

  4. Sarah says:

    Karen, I’m so sorry you’re going through this!! Cleo is in a wonderful place waiting to see you again! I lost two babies myself two years ago but the thought that my two little attitudes are waiting for me to annoy them always got me through the pain. I still miss them terribly but I have there memories and pray that you’ll be left with all the good memories and not this sadness for too long! God bless You and Cleo!!

  5. SusanR says:

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Karen. You gave her a good, long life. She was a very smart cat to have chosen you.

  6. Lynne B says:

    We make a pact with these dear creatures when we take them into our lives. They love us unconditionally and we promise to help them to the other side when they are suffering…. peace and love to you

  7. Jan Robles says:

    So, so sorry to hear. I’ve had to do that as well, and it feels like ‘playing God’, but it’s unbearable to know a precious fur baby is suffering. Bless you for your courage and many hugs to you, Karen.

  8. JM says:

    Heart. Breaking. I’m sorry.

  9. Rachel says:

    So very sorry.

  10. Cheryl says:

    Hugs, hugs, and more hugs. Been there many times. Rips your heart right out. :( you’ll make it. You’re a sturdy peasant girl, I think.

  11. Woniya says:

    I’m so sorry. It is the quietest house to come back to. I know…and the last thing we can give them. And the hardest. It’s been a little over a year for my guy too and I’ve found it so empty here since he decided he had other places to be, and I’m still not over it. Be well.

  12. Maryanne White says:

    So sorry Karen, I know how you are feeling.
    We recently made the hard decision for Addy aka Daddy’s Girl who also had renial failure, the fluid therapy didn’t work as we hoped it would.
    We only had her about 18 months but she was around 10 yrs old when she found us. Our pets become a part of our family and I just know that we will be together again. Before her death, I am a bit embarrassed to say, I had been questioned my faith……is this all there is to life,…..is there more…..I found my answer the day after I picked up Addy’s ashes.
    I read the poem that came with her little box.
    The Rainbow Bridge.
    I thought wow, what a beautiful poem, wouldnt that be nice if it is true.
    The very next mornin, I woke to the most incredible sunrise I had ever seen. I couldn’t believe my eyes. I woke my daughter to share this special moment with her. We were in awe of the multiple colors running from pink, to orange, violet to blue, purple to turquoise rainbow sky.
    It was just heavenly.
    I believe that sky was my answer.
    that little tiny cat was sent to save me. And here I thought I was saving her.
    I hope this bring you some comfort.

  13. Mliss says:

    I’m so sad for you.

  14. Anita says:

    So hard to lose these beloved little friends. My siamese Biscuit was 22 and sounds like we walked the same journey as you and Cleo, what with the subcutaneous fluid therapy and all. Sympathy & Peace to you.

  15. Magali says:

    So sorry you had to say goodbye to your cat ❤️

  16. Art says:

    May peace find your heart………….

  17. Maryanne says:

    My condolences to you, Karen.

  18. Lori says:

    Oh Karen……I’m so sorry. That is always such a hard decision. My heart goes out to you.

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