Welcome to DU! The truly grassroots left-of-center political community where regular people, not algorithms, drive the discussions and set the standards. Join the community: Create a free account Support DU (and get rid of ads!): Become a Star Member All Forums Issue Forums Culture Forums Alliance Forums Region Forums Support Forums Help & Search


Showing Original Post only (View all)

Fla Dem

(23,180 posts)
Mon Oct 16, 2023, 05:50 PM Oct 2023

Said Good Bye to my Baby Girl today. [View all]

Last edited Tue Oct 17, 2023, 07:51 AM - Edit history (1)

She was a 17 year old cat that I found as a 4 month old Baby Girl kitten in my neighbor’s driveway.

She has been my best buddy ever since.

Because of renal insufficiency in Jan 2022, my vet thought she’d only last 6 months to a year. She hung on much longer. Almost made it to January 2024. But she had a good life those 22 months.

She acquired an upper respiratory infection last month which seemed to clear up after getting an antibiotic injection. Then late last week she was diagnosed with an UTI after I saw blood in her urine.

She got an another antibiotic shot and she seemed to be doing better. Today not so much. Again blood in her urine with a constant need to urinate although there was very little urine. I called the Vet. He pretty much said she was failing. Along with the UTI not responding to the antibiotics and negative results in the blood panel he took last week. So had to make the hard decision.

I am going to miss my girl. But I believe she’s in a better place.

Tuesday 10/17/2023 8:51 pm
Please See Post #72 below

89 replies = new reply since forum marked as read
Highlight: NoneDon't highlight anything 5 newestHighlight 5 most recent replies
Aww shit Blue Owl Oct 2023 #1
She was your baby. BigmanPigman Oct 2023 #2
I'm so sorry. She sure looks like she was a sweet beauty! Sky Jewels Oct 2023 #3
I'm so sorry, Fla Dem. It hurts so much to lose our furbabies. brer cat Oct 2023 #4
Beautiful girl Dear_Prudence Oct 2023 #5
so sorry, she was lovely Skittles Oct 2023 #6
What a lovely poem! MyMission Oct 2023 #30
they were on a card my vet sent to me long ago Skittles Oct 2023 #65
That is beautiful, Skittles. Swede Oct 2023 #74
Sharing your sadness. cachukis Oct 2023 #7
So sorry. She will always be with you. FalloutShelter Oct 2023 #8
I'm so sorry about your sweet girl. onecaliberal Oct 2023 #9
I'm so sorry! It's so hard to lose a beloved furbaby. CousinIT Oct 2023 #10
So very sorry Fla Dem. skylucy Oct 2023 #11
I'm so sorry. It is always such a loss. tblue37 Oct 2023 #12
So sorry for your loss. MOMFUDSKI Oct 2023 #13
Oh my dear, I am so very sorry. FM123 Oct 2023 #14
So Sorry, she was a beautiful girl. MacKasey Oct 2023 #15
You took good care of her. COL Mustard Oct 2023 #16
Condolences on your loss. She was a beauty. Nt spooky3 Oct 2023 #17
So sorry. It's so hard to lose a baby. ratchiweenie Oct 2023 #18
Lady Bast, please take Your little one gently home in Your loving arms, and send peace niyad Oct 2023 #19
So very sorry. Sending you hugs. Chicagogrl1 Oct 2023 #20
I love gray or blue tabby cats SouthernDem4ever Oct 2023 #21
I'm so sorry for your loss of your beautiful girl. May livetohike Oct 2023 #22
I am deeply saddened by your loss. sinkingfeeling Oct 2023 #23
I weep for your loss. Take joy in the time you did have together. It was a lot! keopeli Oct 2023 #24
I'm so sorry for your loss. Over the years I have lost several kitties to UTIs. I feel your loss. flashman13 Oct 2023 #25
It is the hardest decision we have to make. Polly Hennessey Oct 2023 #26
My deepest condolences AltairIV Oct 2023 #27
In the words of Helen Keller... pazzyanne Oct 2023 #28
(((🫶))) Deuxcents Oct 2023 #29
Hang on to the memories of your best buddy.. Permanut Oct 2023 #31
I'm so sorry... Ocelot II Oct 2023 #32
I'm so sorry for your loss. area51 Oct 2023 #33
I'm grieving with you MyMission Oct 2023 #34
I am so very sorry for the loss of your precious girl as well. niyad Oct 2023 #47
The Garden of Eden.. Permanut Oct 2023 #80
I am so sorry. Diamond_Dog Oct 2023 #35
It is the hardest decision we have to make. Polly Hennessey Oct 2023 #36
It's hard to say goodbye to a cherished pet......even after you caught it shredding the furniture. cstanleytech Oct 2023 #37
She will live in your heart forever. ZonkerHarris Oct 2023 #38
she's beautiful. barbtries Oct 2023 #39
Oh, Delphinus Oct 2023 #40
Bless you for giving this beautiful kitty such a good life. It is so hard to let them go. japple Oct 2023 #41
So sorry PortTack Oct 2023 #42
Sorry for your lost. republianmushroom Oct 2023 #43
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. Know that you gave her the best life she could have, Evolve Dammit Oct 2023 #44
So sorry for your loss. Tikki Oct 2023 #45
I am sorry for the loss of your sweet baby Mousetoescamper Oct 2023 #46
So very sorry, Fla Dem gademocrat7 Oct 2023 #48
I'm so very sorry. catbyte Oct 2023 #49
So serene. CountMyVote4Reality Oct 2023 #50
Fur family PlutosHeart Oct 2023 #51
What a pretty girl, I'm so sorry. I know you are crushed. MLAA Oct 2023 #52
I am so sorry... Trueblue Texan Oct 2023 #53
I'm so very sorry. StarryNite Oct 2023 #54
They sure do grow on ya, don't they. calimary Oct 2023 #55
kitty love is forever love... bluboid Oct 2023 #56
So sorry for your loss. DCCid Oct 2023 #57
So sorry IndyPepper Oct 2023 #58
Condolences.. raising2moredems Oct 2023 #59
Oh that's sad wendyb-NC Oct 2023 #60
So sorry. FuzzyRabbit Oct 2023 #61
So sorry, Fla Dem UpInArms Oct 2023 #62
She was beautiful SimplyHadEnough Oct 2023 #63
You gave her a good life wryter2000 Oct 2023 #64
A message from your "Baby". Jack-o-Lantern Oct 2023 #66
i am so sorry for the loss of your baby girl. dawn5651 Oct 2023 #67
I'm so sorry vercetti2021 Oct 2023 #68
I am sorry for your loss LetMyPeopleVote Oct 2023 #69
I'm so sorry cate94 Oct 2023 #70
My condolences to you! majdrfrtim Oct 2023 #71
Thank you, Thank You, Wonderful DU'ers. Fla Dem Oct 2023 #72
You brought each other happiness and you did it. Hang in. twodogsbarking Oct 2023 #73
So sorry for your loss. Swede Oct 2023 #75
Sharing in your grief, Fla Dem. Niagara Oct 2023 #76
I am so sorry mgardener Oct 2023 #77
It is hard, but you made the right choice Marthe48 Oct 2023 #78
I'm so sorry to ready this. These stories always make me sad. BobTheSubgenius Oct 2023 #79
😢 seta1950 Oct 2023 #81
I have read that relationships never end they just change form. I hope that is true. Maraya1969 Oct 2023 #82
I'm sorry nt XanaDUer2 Oct 2023 #83
Very regal looking. Sorry for your loss infullview Oct 2023 #84
Just tears Ladythatvotesblue Oct 2023 #85
I am sorry for your heartbreak and emotional loss Moostache Oct 2023 #86
💔❤️‍🩹♥️ LakeArenal Oct 2023 #87
I am so so sorry. They leave such big paw prints in our hearts irisblue Oct 2023 #88
What a good girl. You can see the love 💕 Maru Kitteh Oct 2023 #89
Latest Discussions»Culture Forums»Pets»Said Good Bye to my Baby ...»Reply #0