Sunday, July 20, 2008


Blogger Tace said...

Lucy I am so sorry about Sissy. I know how hard a death of pet is. Pet isn't even good enough a word, a furry member of the family is more like it. My mom has said before that pet owners are special people, because they welcome furry friends into their lives knowing that they will outlive them.
I personally believe there is more than this physical life, more for our pets as well as people.
Sorry for your loss.

2:10 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger misschris said...

Oh Lucy I'm really sorry. I know she was special. She was lucky to have such a good mom and I bet she will come back to you in some other way.

5:54 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger Kitt said...

Oh, I'm sorry. So hard to lose such a good friend and companion.

6:05 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger Tracey said...

Ohhh, I'm so sorry Lucy. It sounds like you will have lots of warm memories of your years together.

6:33 PM, July 20, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

I am very sorry for your loss. She looked like a beautiful little girl. So very hard, but wonderful memories I am sure.

6:49 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger Lucy's Kitchen Notebook said...

Tace dear, you're so right about the wording. We never did call her a pet, because she was a respected member of the family. She knew that and acted accordingly, and it translated into the rare form of a total selfless cat. A cat that really made sure she did things right. Actually, I think she was the saint of cats. It was very good of your mother to teach you that young about having to give up on the life of a pet. One huge message for me from all of this is that I never contemplated the fact that Sissy wouldn't outlive me. I used to worry from time to time what she would do when I'd passed away. Strange, isn't it.

Chris, she was really special, you're right. In her last years I was calling her "baby" and referring to her as the "bebe" which freaked out the in-laws, when planning out our vacations.

Thanks, Kitt, for the sentiments. She was a good friend and companion.

Tracey, thanks for you kind words. We will have lots of memories to cherish from her long life.

She died of old age.

6:58 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger Lucy's Kitchen Notebook said...

Thanks, Anon.

7:03 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger Slippery Rock said...

Lucy - I am so sorry to hear about Sissy. You two had been together for so long. When you were travelling about, it always warmed my heart that you had a friend with you. She made me feel better because no matter what you had a part of home with you. I know you loved her so much. I picked gooseberries in the rain this morning and thought of you.Sending you a big hug and smooch.Clare

9:13 PM, July 20, 2008  
Blogger jen said...

Good luck, I know you'll miss your bebe.

4:10 AM, July 21, 2008  
Blogger Gary J said...

Peace to you, Lucy.

4:13 AM, July 21, 2008  
Blogger Loulou said...

Oh no, what sad news. You must be heartbroken!
I am so very sorry Lucy. You are in my thoughts.

5:09 PM, July 21, 2008  
OpenID madcapcupcake said...

I am so sorry for your loss - she was a beautiful little baby and I know that she knew that she was much loved in this life. I know this loss is hard to bear - time will help heal. I wish you all the best.

7:04 PM, July 21, 2008  
Anonymous Stephanie said...

Charles and I extend our deepest sympathy on the loss of your beloved Sissy. If only words could be translated into a shoulder and a hug.

7:26 PM, July 21, 2008  
Anonymous Anonymous said...

We're sad here, too. Spent last evening thinking and sharing Sissy and Puddy stories. Lots of love to you.

11:25 PM, July 21, 2008  
Blogger Idara said...

My condolences to you on the loss of your kitty. She was a beautiful little cat.

4:55 AM, July 22, 2008  
Anonymous Amy said...

I'm so sorry to hear of your loss, Lucy. From the pictures and stories it sounds like Sissy was a wonderful friend to you.

8:02 AM, July 22, 2008  
OpenID vegeyum said...

Sister Girl was a special cat. You could see it in her eyes. How wonderful it was that the two of you could share time together. Your flowers for her are lovely, just perfect. You will miss her, we know. She must have been a great companion and friend. We are sorry for your loss.

2:35 PM, July 22, 2008  
Blogger Nicole said...

My condolences. I am sure she will give you warm memories.

11:49 PM, July 22, 2008  
Blogger A World in a PAN said...

How sad, porr Sissy, my thoughts are with you!

2:56 AM, July 23, 2008  
Blogger Anita (Married... with dinner) said...

Oh Lucy, I am so sorry. I have been traveling and just saw this post, but have been wondering how Sissy was doing.

I honestly don't know how I will handle it when my 'kids' are ready to go. My heart goes out to you.

6:42 PM, July 23, 2008  
Blogger Lucy's Kitchen Notebook said...

Thanks for all of your kind comments.

11:01 AM, July 26, 2008  
Blogger Marisol said...

Lucy, I'm so sorry for your loss.

It's obvious you loved Sissy well, gave her a nice home, a place to belong, and took good care of her. She was a lucky kitty, and I'm sure she enriched your life very much as well.
My hope is that with time the pain will be replaced with especially happy memories of your dear Sissy.
((gentle hugs))

11:38 PM, July 28, 2008  
Blogger Wendy said...

This is late - I'm sorry.
I'm in tears for you. Such a beautiful kitty and so loved. Sending you warm thoughts. x

11:03 PM, August 04, 2008  

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