Tuesday, March 1, 2011


Ten o'clock p.m. is my shut-off time.

It's ten now.

I don't want to go to sleep no matter how tired I am.  I know that by going to bed, the morning comes sooner.


The loss of Smokey.


This is an un-welcomed morning with swollen eyes.

Our goodbye has arrived.

Your shaking bones won't have to hold you any longer.  They can rest.

Your emptying stomach will no longer feel the sickening pain that has been weakening you more every day.

You will feel strength, once again.

Your purring will ring loud and clear, as will your bellowing meows.

You have to promise you'll tell Gypsy I still miss her every day.

You have to promise to tell Papi's grandpa that I wish I could have met him, and that he is terribly missed by grandma and my love.

You have to promise to visit me in spirit, where you will romp and play in my dreams, showing me your health and vigor has been restored.

This is where will be the Bathroom Buddy again.

This body you leave is only that; skin, bones, and the sweetest whiskers that rub along the bathroom basin cupboard, exuding adoration.

Your time has been lived well, and the missing birds can attest to that.

You have been loved with devoutness.

I am so very grateful to have lived a portion of this life with you.


Mr. Moustache.

These tears will never fill this empty house.


  1. R.I.P Mr Moustache.

    Thinking of you Andrea..Sending hugs your way xoxo

  2. So sorry, Andrea. This was so sweet to read. I know Mr. M knew you loved him, and he knew it was time for him to go. You didn't force him to stay, you let him go. And that is much harder, and much braver to do. Know I am crying with you right now. Mr. M is happy now, and waiting for you with the others you love.

  3. Oh Andrea. These are the words I will remember when the time comes in my house. My thoughts are with you, and if Canada wasn't so big I would bring a sympathy card. Hug. Thankyou for having shared this, because I need to get ready for this in my life, and well, I'm glad I read it, even though I'm crying really hard.

  4. So sorry you had to lose your little friend. R.I.P.

  5. he's going to feel better now .. now he can go eat and drink some water ... he's at peace ... thank you friends xo

  6. I lost one of my cats in January. It's really tough on everyone involved. Sorry you had to lose him.

  7. ~HUGS~ to you and Papi! I am so sorry for your loss but Mr.M isn't in pain now and you know he is at peace!

  8. so sorry sweets. so so sorry. sending you so much love and strength.


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