Friday, December 26

Goodbye, Sweet Sox



Sox began to get worse again just a few days after I last posted. On Christmas Eve, he wasn't able to eat until I watered down the baby food so he could slurp it up. Even then, he was having difficulty swallowing. He wanted to eat but couldn't.



We took him to the vet this morning to help him get to the bridge so that he wouldn't suffer. We were heart broken and even the vet became misty eyed at our tears.



We will always remember Sox as a sweet, gentle and loving little guy and hopefully his previous owner Allison and he will be reunited somewhere in heaven.

33 comments:

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Godspeed Sox, haf fun at da Bridge and we'll see yoo der sometime (hopefully far off) in da future. Do not worry, we are purring fur yoor beans, we know it is hard on dem. We also know dat as hard as it was dey did good by yoo...

ZOOLATRY said...

Sending purrs of comfort your way.

The Whiskers and Purrs Gang said...

Oh, we are so very sorry! Sweet Sox...we will all miss him. We just know that he's in heaven right this minute and our Felix is up there showin' him the ropes and teachin' him to use his brand spankin' new wings. He will fly down to be with you forever and ever.

We are sayin' loud rumbley purrs and prayers for you all.

Love,
The Whiskers and Purrs Gang

The Island Cats said...

We are so sorry to hear about Sox. You have our heartfelt condolences....

Wally, Ernie, Zoey and mom Sue

Kaz's Cats said...

We're so sorry that Sox had to leave you guys and go without you! It sounds like there wasn't anything else that you could have done. He had a great life with you and it was so lovely that you were with him to the end.

We're sending big purrs to all who loved Sox, human and furry,

{{{Hugs}}}

Gypsy & Tasha & Karen (Mum)

Sabrina, Sam and Simon said...

We are soooo sorry that Sweet Sox had to pass on to the Bridge. He looked so much like our brother Max at the Bridge, that we are sure they are brothers. We are sending purrs and purrayers to you to help you get over this sad time ... and are especially sorry he had to leave you during the holiday season.
Many hugs, purrs and headbutts,
Sabrina, Sam, Simon and Momma Jan

THE ZOO said...

we are so sorry to hear of yur loss.

Samantha and Mr. Tigger said...

We are so sorry to hear about Sox!! We are sending our purrs and purrayers to you all!! ((((((Hugs from our house to yours!!!)))
Your FL furiends,

ML said...

We are so very sorry to learn about Sweet Sox. I know your heart is breaking right now.
The only thing that matters is that he is no longer suffering.
As I learned when my beloved Bear went to the Bridge, that is the last unselfish thing we can do for our fur babies, to allow them to go beyond, free from pain and wait for us. We will bear the pain instead of them.
God Bless,
Love & Purrs,
Mommy ML and KC

Sweet Praline said...

I am so sorry to hear about Sox.

Angel said...

We are so sorry for your loss. we know all too well how hard a decission this was. Take comfort in the good memories and know Sox is running free with so many new friensd and Allison!

The Meezers said...

we are so very sorry to hear that Sox has gone to the Bridge. But he will always be watching over you while he waits at the Bridge to be reunited with you.

Sox, we can't say goodbye to a furriend, so instead we will say
Until we meet at The Bridge.

you are all in our thoughts and purrayers

Angus Mhor said...

I'm very sorry for the loss of your brave fellow, Sox. It's the hardest thing to lose a small part of your heart and I'm grateful there were caring folks at the v-e-t's when you had to help him cross.

Your friend,

Angus Mhor

Mickey,Georgia , Tillie said...

We are so very sorry to hear about Sox
He was lucky to have a wonderful family like you and I'm sure he was very happy.
((((((((((((((((HUGS))))))))))))))

Purrs Mickey,Georgia and Tillie

mog said...

So sorry for your loss, you did right by Sox. He is now happy at the Bridge. Sending comforting purrrrrrrs and purrayers.

Mog and kitties

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We are so sorry about Sox. We do everything we can and they still need to leave us eventually. We're purring for you.

The Cat Realm said...

We are so sorry that Sox had to go! There will be many good friends at the bridge welcoming him! But we know your pain and send lots of purrs!!!

Poppy Q said...

Sorry you lost your buddy Sox at christmas time. Sending you hugs and purrs.

Karen Jo said...

I am so sorry that Sweet Sox had to go the the Bridge. I know that it is heartbreaking for you, but it was the best thing for him.

Everycat said...

We are all so sorry to read that Sox had to go to The Bridge. He was such a lovely, handsome fella. You gave him so much love, he will be looking down from the Bridge and purring to you all, letting you know he had such a very good life and he still loves you very much. You gave him the most difficult but kindest gift of all.


We send you rumbly purrs, love and hugs.

Whicky, Angel, Oliver, Gerry & Mum

Daisy said...

I am very sorry to learn the sad news about Sox. My sincerest condolences to you.

TT said...

Purrs and headbutts

Molly
Shadow
Troo

(((hugs)))

Mommy Bean Laure

Boots and Brenda said...

We are very sorry for your loss. We know how hard it is to lose a loved kitty. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brenda & Boots

Michelle said...

I know that had to have been so hard to do, but you helped take away his pain and now I'm sure he's scarfing down as much food as he wants with no pain whatsoever (and Betsy is right there beside him). You definitely helped him and gave him and all of you time to say goodbye.

We're keeping you in our thoughts. I'm so sorry.

WhimPurr's Whim and the Whiskers said...

I am crying here as I read about your dear Sox and see your pictures. This world lost two beautiful tuxie boys this month! Hugs to you and prayers that your pain will be replaced with loving memories.

Astrid, Kashim and Othello... oh and Salome said...

Cassie,
I am so sorry to hear about the loss of Sox! May his little soul rest in peace and may he roam fee at the bridge now with all our friends who went there before.
We are sending hugs and comforting thoughts your way!

Astrid and the kitties

Dawn said...

I'm so sorry to hear that Sox had to go away to the bridge. I know my Baby was there to greet him so he is not alone. I know how difficult this was, and am sending my love.

Cafe Cats said...

Sweet Dreams, Sox. Please give my brofurr Cloud Chaser some head whaps if you see him over the bridge.

Purrs and headbutts to you all.

Baci

Riley & Tiki said...

We are so very sorry about Sox. Sending you purrs and hugs.

muffinmidi said...

I am so so sorry about Sox.

RBARI said...

You did a wonderful job with Sox. I was a caretaker for the two cats when Allison was ill. It is sad that Sox left us. He loved Allison so much. Every day when I came, Sox was sitting with her. He loved Allison and Sox went home to her.
Sox was very special. Doe

PB 'n J said...

Oh Sox, we're so sorry you had to go, but we hope you are across the Bridge with Allison and enjoying being together again.

Purrs to you all,
Pearl, Bert and Jake

CRIZ LAI said...

I'm going to miss Sox. He has always been the unique one amongst the bunch. I hope things would be better for you soon.

May 2009 be a happy and healthy year for everyone!

Lots of love,
Criz & the J Family Kitties
http://crizcats.blogspot.com

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