Please help me

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Registered: 01-23-2010
Please help me
Sat, 01-23-2010 - 9:18am
I am writing through my tears right now. Yesterday I was playing with my furry cat friend Buttercup when she had a seizure and died. I am at such a loss right now. She was only 16 months old and a treasured family pet. My husband and I have 2 daughters. We told our 14 year old last night and she has been an absolute wreck. We are planning to tell our 8 year old today (we had her sleep at grandma's last night). I have not stopped crying. I was looking for her to greet me at her food bowl this morning. How in the world does a family get through this?? Please any advice would be greatly appreciated. The vet seemed to think it was an undetected heart defect. My husband and I have been through the house several times - no signs of Buttercup getting into anything. We are at a total loss.
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Registered: 12-10-2009
In reply to: bcupsmom
Sun, 01-24-2010 - 12:19pm

^Buttercup^'s mom...

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In reply to: bcupsmom
Mon, 01-25-2010 - 4:09pm

{{{^Buttercup's^ Mom}}}

With my heart,
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Registered: 09-30-2001
In reply to: bcupsmom
Fri, 02-05-2010 - 4:29pm


I am so sorry for your loss!

I wish I could tell you a way to make the pain go away, but my own loss experience shows me that there is not magic anything to make the pain go away, except time. I am so sorry! We have a cat named Leo who is an epileptic. He has a grand-mal seizure ever couple months (actually he has 2 to 4 in 20 minutes) and I know it is a very scary thing to watch and deal with. More than likely the day will come that they will kill him and I am not looking forward to then, he is a BIG part of our lives and so sweet. Thankfully the medications he has been on the last 11 years limits them to every few months, without the meds he had them many times a day!

David and the CoolCyberCats

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