Friday, October 5, 2012

Farewell, Sweet Violet

I will always remember Violet like she is in this photo: Sitting on something soft, enjoying pets from the people who love her. We said goodbye to her this morning. She was very weak, her breathing was labored, the light was gone from he eyes. It was her time.

Bob was with me this morning at the vet. As we left, I was crying.

"Mom, I'm sad too. I have an idea. I will save up my allowance and buy a new cat and you can name her Violet."

And then I cried more, this time from the sweetness.

Peaceful travels, Violet June Rosenberg.



40 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry for everyone's loss. Letting them go when it's time is the most difficult decision we have and the kindest act we can offer.

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  2. I am so sorry for your loss. I will light a candle for your little girl to light her way. Huge hugs to the family

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  3. So, so sorry. Holding you all in my thoughts.

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  4. Oh, this makes me so sad. I'm very sorry. Love to all. xoxo

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  5. Oh, Violet J. Rosenberg... kisses to you and your sad family...

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  6. Love and light to you all.

    XOXO

    Anna

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  7. Oh, I am so sad. When I saw the title of this post, I felt so sad.

    I'm sorry. Losing a pet, and one with the history of how you got them like Violet, is so very sad.
    Hugs to all the Rosenbergs. I know Bob will give you a good one for me.

    I'm sorry, Lisa.

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  8. Good bye, Violet June. Lisa, thank you for introducing us to her.

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  9. awe! tears! i know your pain! sending love and light. So thankful you have a wonderful little man to get you through this. Love his soul.

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  10. You know how I feel about kitties. I'm so sad for your loss. Violet had a wonderful life.

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  11. Goodbye Violet.... Lisa, thank you for sharing her life with us.

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  12. I'm so sorry for your loss. From your post I can tell Violet was well loved and had a wonderful life with you and your family. I had to say good-bye to my 16 year old, Tigger in August. http://www.therapyonwry.com/2012/08/theres-nothing-good-about-good-bye.html

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  13. I'm so sorry, Lisa. I hope you can find someplace soft to sit and let your people love on you, too. Big hugs.

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  14. You loved her and she loved you. It was perfect. Like all great kitties, she will be missed.

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  15. Awww, so sorry to hear about Violet! :( Wishing for peace for you and your family during this sad time.

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  16. Oh, my darlings... I send all the hugs I have to you today.... and then I send some more.

    And kisses.

    Sunnier tomorrow. ;)

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  17. I'm so so sorry... hugs to you all, and to Violet.

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  18. It's so bittetsweet when we actually get to be there for the transition. Your Bob is a love!!!

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  19. Sorry sorry sorry. :(

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  20. Oh Lisa, I'm so sorry. We recently lost our sweet kitty to FIP, so I totally know how you are feeling. I wish I was able to write as concisely and beautifully as you do! So much feeling packed into such few sentences. Hugs to you and Bob. I hope Violet and my Gracie find each other in kitty heaven.

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  21. Pet heaven on earth is the Rosenberg home, so Violet will have an easy transition.

    So much love to you all.

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  22. So sorry for your loss... they are our family, aren't they? I dread this day... peace and hugs to your family from across the blogosphere.

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  23. Sweet kitty dreams, Violet June. So sorry for your loss, Lisa. Keeping you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.

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  24. I'm so sorry. Even if it's the right time, it's still so hard to lose our furry family members. Been there--my post about losing my Gypsy is still linked to her photo in my sidebar, and I may never take it down.

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  25. I'm so sorry for your loss. Animals are such a big part of our lives, but it's so hard because we nearly always outlive them. I'm so glad she blessed you with her warm, happy presence and wish you peace as you learn to live without her.

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  26. Love to you. I have been there, too. Molly

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  27. Farewell to your sweet kitty. So hard losing a pet. Big hugs to you all.

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  28. I am so sorry babe, it's a terrible thing to lose a pet. Our Balboa was with me before my son and he is getting oder, its just not fair.

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  29. I am very sorry to hear of your loss. The death of a pet is so hard and heart-breaking. They really do take a piece of us with them when they go.

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