Tuesday, July 28, 2009

He's gone and I'm sad.

My little handsome boy went to a new home yesterday. It was one of the hardest things I've ever done and I am trying to see this as a blessing, since it means that most of the people (and animals) I love so much are still in my life. I am finding this morning that I am really missing the pitter-patter of his little feet chasing toys up and down the hallway and his tiny mews to let me know he is ready for his breakfast. My cats had just begun to play with him, so I am sure they are wondering what happened to their new "toy". How can anyone bottle feed a tiny kitten and not let a piece of their heart go with them? One thing I feel in my heart is that this little guy needed me and someone had a hand in getting him to me. Surely God knows how I love animals and the strength and compassion I have in me. That is why I know, as hard as this was, I will someday be given another chance to help an animal in need. And I will trade them care and cuddles for their unconditional love.
Oh and as an aside, the Surfer suggested that perhaps when I reach my weight goal I can get another cat/kitten. Not sure how I am feeling about that right now.

11 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry! You were a great pat parent.

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  2. Aw - well it was a great thing you did for him tho!

    Perhaps you can foster kittens for your local shelter?

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  3. So sorry you had to give him up, but you did a great thing taking him in and giving him a healthy start to life.

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  4. Oh so sweet, my heart is hurting for you, but I think you feel you did the right thing. Come back and visit me and see a very similar story!

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  5. awwww...but I bet he'll be happy in his new home :D (not that he wasn't happy in his old home, but I'm sure you get what I'm saying...)

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  6. AH! Happy Saturday Sharefest! I commented below you, so I want to throw you some bloggy love. I completely know how you feel about your kitties. My fiance and I have 6 cats between the two of us. I had 3, he had 2, and then we took in a stray cat. We love them all dearly.

    I just started a kitty blog, to talk about all of our babies. I'm happy to find another kitty fan!! www.thatkittymama.blogspot.com

    My main blog is www.thatdesigngal.blogspot.com

    Hang in there, I had to let go of 4 kittens out of a litter, they all went to other homes, it will get better. Give some hugs to your other babies!! :)

    ~Mary

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  7. It's so hard to let them go once one gets attached! Stopping by from SITS to leave ya some comment love :)

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  8. You gave him a wonderful start. ((Hugs))

    Tania (via SITS)

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  9. You're a wonderful Cat Person. I'm a kitty person, too. Know you're sad, but think of all the good you're doing! SITS sent me over, & I'm glad they did...

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  10. Hi! Thanks for coming by my blog, and for the Cricut info! I'm so sorry abut your kitty.

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