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In a few minutes I get to dig a grave. - serscot
In a few minutes I get to dig a grave.
Our oldest cat "Mr. Bartok" is not doing well. He's 16 and pretty heavy. He stopped eating and hasn't being using the litter box. We've gone to the vet and the only recommendation he can make is we might try tube feeding. That involves forcing a tube down the cat's throat and force feeding him. It's very traumatic and Mr. Bartok has always had a sensitive stomach.

I hate this. We're going to euthanize him today.

I get to go dig a grave.
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peadarog From: peadarog Date: September 27th, 2011 11:51 am (UTC) (Link)
Sorry to hear it :(
guppyur From: guppyur Date: September 27th, 2011 12:02 pm (UTC) (Link)
Always hard. My sympathies.
regina_of_york From: regina_of_york Date: September 27th, 2011 01:39 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh, sorry to hear that. *hugs*
lacyintx From: lacyintx Date: September 27th, 2011 06:33 pm (UTC) (Link)
I am so sorry. I will be thinking about y'all today. HUGS
terraprime From: terraprime Date: September 27th, 2011 10:27 pm (UTC) (Link)
I'm sorry Ser Scot. It's always hard, even when the decision is the right one.
serscot From: serscot Date: September 27th, 2011 10:29 pm (UTC) (Link)
Thanks everyone. It was really hard. Bartok is a very sweet cat.
_lady_narcissa_ From: _lady_narcissa_ Date: September 28th, 2011 01:35 am (UTC) (Link)
*sniff* That's really sad. Sorry to hear about Mr. Bartok.
litechick From: litechick Date: September 28th, 2011 05:06 am (UTC) (Link)
I'm so sorry for your loss.

Sometimes being an adult just plain sucks. You have to make the decision, dig the grave, explain to the kids.

Be sure to give yourself plenty of time for that last cuddle.
bantiarna From: bantiarna Date: September 28th, 2011 05:11 pm (UTC) (Link)
Oh hon, I am so sorry. I am sorry I am late seeing this. I hope the family is Ok. :(
lonerhino From: lonerhino Date: September 30th, 2011 04:03 am (UTC) (Link)
Sorry, Adam, that just sucks.
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