Aby-a-Day – 11 April 2020: A terrible anniversary (Special Saturday)

This is a terrible, terrible day.

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Last year on the 11th of April, my heart-cat Jacoby died whilst I was getting a pedicure and talking to his vet on the phone. My feet in warm swirly water, while he was dying in Jönköping. I was planning on going to visit him the next day, but there wasn’t any time. I didn’t know that the last time I saw him, when we left him at the animal hospital, that it would be the last time I would see him alive.

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We were such a team.

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We had adventures.

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He was bulletproof. I could put him somewhere and he would just pose for me.

We became minor celebrities…in Boston!

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He was the Westchester Cat Club’s Cat of the Year.

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He was my North, my South, my East and West,
My working week and my Sunday rest,
My noon, my midnight, my talk, my song;
I thought that love would last forever: I was wrong.

I miss him every day.

8 thoughts on “Aby-a-Day – 11 April 2020: A terrible anniversary (Special Saturday)

  1. Especially in today’s world, it is impossible to know when the last time we see a loved one may be the last time we see them.

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  2. The strength of your connection was so apparent through your photos and writing on this blog. Jacoby was exceptional, a wonderful cat. I can still remember the world dropping out of me when I learned he was gone and it must have been just a fraction of what you experienced. I am crying from the memories you’ve shared. Take care.

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  3. Sending love your way. I will never forget Jacoby. I even think of him still when I see certain things that remind me of him. He was absolutely priceless. Not one in a million, but irreplaceable and completely unique. I hope you can find some comfort. Hugs.

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  4. Correction. You were MAJOR celebrities! Reading this. In years. I’ve lost so many beloved pets. But there are those who are extra special. Love and healing to you.

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