Wednesday, January 02, 2008

Rest in Peace Baby Lily

At approximately 6:45 pm tonite Baby Lily was humanely put to sleep. Meowm got to her around 4:30 pm and she had a seizure at 4:55. She was given valium, but continued having seizures for a total of 4 more up until 5:55pm. (For every seizure she was given more valium). Then she rested peacefully for awhile. Meowm talked to her and petted her the whole time. Baby was able to pick up her head a few times and sniff Meowm and also had the strength to growl a bit at Meowm at one time. But the seizures were to numerous and Meowm and the vet were sure she had been having others all day is just that she wasn't being watched every rather than have her continue hurting, she was put to sleep. Meowm talked to her before the medicine was administered and told her that she was going some place warm and beautiful, where there would always be a sunbeam to lie in and where no one and no other animal would hurt her. Meowm told her to look for China (she who came before me) and that when Meowm crosses the bridge that Baby would be hers and she could live with us. Then Meowm held her paw and had her other hand on Baby's side, and when Meowm couldn't feel her body breathing the doctor listened and she had a bit of a heartbeat Meowm continued touching her and talking to her till she was gone.

I gotta go take care of Meowm now. Thank you all for your purrayers for Baby and for Meowm.


Blogger Kaze, Latte, & Chase said...

Oh Junior please purr softly for your mom! She did the most wonderful thing taking care of Baby/Lily and helping her cross peacefully to the Bridge to be with China.


January 02, 2008 7:55 PM  
Blogger Ghost said...

Junior please add my purrs for your Mom & you also over the loss of Baby Lily. It takes someone very special to be able to let us go when it is our time.

January 02, 2008 8:18 PM  
Blogger Cheysuli and gemini said...

Purrs to your Momma. We will sing for Baby It is a very hard decision but I think it was the right one. I just think that she was so lucky to find someone who cared, even if it was for a very short time.

Gemini and Chey

January 02, 2008 8:27 PM  
Blogger The Meezers said...

purrrrssss to your momma - what a wonderful wonderful momma to show such love and compassion to Baby Lily. We will sing for Baby Lily too.

Rest Well Baby Lily -we will meet you at the Brige.

January 02, 2008 8:31 PM  
Blogger The Furry Kids said...

Junior, your mom really is an angel. We're so glad that she was with Lily when she went to the bridge so Lily didn't have to be alone. We are so, so sorry. You guys are in our thoughts and purrayers.
(((hugs))) and purrs to you.

Titus, Tazo, EG & their Mom and Dad

January 02, 2008 8:32 PM  
Blogger Mickey said...

Hi Junior. This is my first visit here. I just wanted to say how sorry I am for Lily. Your Mom did a very kind thing for that little girl.
Purrs and headbutts to you and your Mom.
Purrs Mickey

January 02, 2008 9:17 PM  
Blogger PB & J said...

Oh jeeze - we came to send purrs to Baby Lily, now we gotta send them to you and your Meowm. We are so sorry for your loss - even though she was just a stray, it's never okay to loose a kitty. Our mommy's eyes are leaking now - but we hope Lily will see Purdy and Basil (the ones that went before us), they are sure to take care of her across the bridge.

January 02, 2008 10:12 PM  
Blogger ML (Mary Lynn) said...

Your mom did such a wonderful thing for that poor little baby. At least Lily didn't die alone, out in the cold, the way she lived her life.
She knew care and love, even if only for a short time. She had your mom by her side as she went to the Bridge. And she had the promise that she would see you all again someday.
Junior, please take extra good care of your mom tonight, she will need it.

January 02, 2008 10:13 PM  
Blogger Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

Lots of purrs to your mom from us. What a wonderfully sweet thing she did! Our Lady's eyes are leaking like crazy. We're sure Baby Lily appreciates all that was done for her, and we know she'll be waiting for your mom at the Rainbow Bridge.

January 02, 2008 10:24 PM  
Blogger Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

Godspeed Baby Lily. Oh Junior, yoor mom needs yoo to purr extra fur her now. We'z sending our purrs fur her too. She should feel good knowing dat Baby Lily did not die alone and in da cold. No more pain fur her just fur doze she left behind.

January 02, 2008 10:27 PM  
Blogger Smeagol & Strider (Mystery & Gizmo too!) said...

We're sendin' purrs for your Meowm and you. We are furry sad that Baby Lily had to go to the Bridge, but glad that your Meowm was able to be with her and that she wasn't outside.

January 02, 2008 10:32 PM  
Blogger Hot(M)BC said...

Lots and lotsa purrs for your Mommy and yoo. It's furry hard to help someone go to the Bridge when they hafta go, but it's so kind to be there when they hafta go. Baby/Lily will be at the Bridge with China with no more pain running around like crazy.
Purrrrrrrrrs n Luf,
Sanjee, Boni Maroni, Mini, Gree, Pepi and Robyn

January 02, 2008 10:48 PM  
Blogger Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Lots of purrs to your mom, Junior. We are very sorry to hear that Baby Lily went to the Bridge, but now she no longer suffering. It was wonderful of your mom to help Baby Lily out, and to be there with her as she went to the Bridge. As the others have said, thanks to your mom, Baby Lily did not die alone and in the cold. Hugs and purrs to you both.

January 03, 2008 1:05 AM  
Blogger Karen Jo said...

I am so sorry that Baby Lily had to go to the Bridge, but your Mom did a very kind and loving thing by taking her in and getting her help, then staying with her while she went to the Bridge. At least Baby Lily knew some love and warmth in her life and didn't die alone in the cold. My eyes are leaking.

January 03, 2008 1:58 AM  
Blogger Daisy said...

Oh, Junior, I am so sorry to learn this news. It must have been a very difficult thing for your mom to go through. I hope she can look past the sadness and see that she did a very kind thing for Baby Lily. I wish it could have turned out differently, but I want to thank your mom for doing right by Lily. Our eyes are leaking, too.

January 03, 2008 2:59 AM  
Blogger Parker said...

Your Mom proves that all the angels are not in heaven. You live with one. Poor Baby Lily went to to Bridge knowing she was loved and she'll be there watching over you both. Your Mother did the kindest thing for her.
Please accept our purrs and our sympathy.
Parker and Co.

January 03, 2008 4:16 AM  
Blogger Alexi said...

Oh Junior, we's purrin' for your Meowm and you. We is sorry dat Lily had to be assisted to da Bridge, but sometimes dat's da kindest thing to do. Please know our beans are prayin' for y'all as we're purring for you and your Meowm.

January 03, 2008 5:48 AM  
Blogger THE ZOO said...

We is so sorry. At least yur mom gave her comfort and love and Baby LIly knew this. Wes sending purrs your way.

January 03, 2008 6:16 AM  
Blogger Diamond Emerald-Eyes said...

It is for the best, at least she will not suffer any more now. But it is still sad, we were all pulling for her.

January 03, 2008 6:27 AM  
Blogger Captain Jack and Dante said...

Purrs to your Mommy and for Baby Lily. Take comfort that she is in a much better place watching after all of you here and happy cause she knows she will never been cold or alone again.

January 03, 2008 7:38 AM  
Blogger Marilynn said...

All our purrs and prayers go out to you all. Even though Baby Lily is now out of pain, it's still very rough on those left behind.


Grace & Company

January 03, 2008 7:57 AM  
Blogger cyclone cats! said...

Junior and meowm,
We're so sad to hear of Lilly's passing.

You're in our thoughts and prurryers today...

and Conner

January 03, 2008 8:06 AM  
Blogger Riley & Tiki said...

We are very sorry. Sending purrs and hugs to you both.

January 03, 2008 8:18 AM  
Blogger Magoo, Smudge, Bella & Dolce said...

We are so sorry for Baby/Lily's loss. You showed a creature some love in a world that did not have a lot for it. Even your last act was the one of the greatest gifts we can give our beloved friends, the freedom ffrom pain and suffering.

January 03, 2008 8:36 AM  
Blogger Forty Paws said...

We're so sorry that Baby ended up being so ill. It was so very kind and generous of your Meowm to take her in and get her the help she needed so that she didn't have to suffer outdoors in the cold until she died out there which would have been a cold, lonely death. Bless you and your Meowm. We're sending both of you healing purrayers and purrs and headbutts and nose kisses.

Luf, Us & Maw

January 03, 2008 8:45 AM  
Anonymous jane said...

Your Mom is a very kind person to have helped Baby/Lily. She must have been suffering with the seizures and now she's out of pain and distress. Love to you all for your kindness xx

January 03, 2008 9:16 AM  
Blogger The Tower Hill Mob said...

we are sorry that lily is gone; but happy that she had such love from your family. we will purr in her memory tonight.

January 03, 2008 9:56 AM  
Blogger Radcliff, Allie, Luna & Ozzie said...

Puurrrrrs for Meowm and Junior. We're sorry things had to end this way. But at least Baby wasn't alone, and she has someone to wait for at the Bridge.

Stay close to your Meowm, Junior. She is gonna need you more than ever for a while.

January 03, 2008 10:30 AM  
Blogger Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

This is so sad. I'm so very sorry to hear this. I hope your mommy can take comfort in the wonderful thing she did for this little girl. Baby Lilly took all the love your mommy gave her over the Bridge with her.

You'll all be in our prayers and purrs.

January 03, 2008 12:28 PM  
Blogger Nermal, Nico, Virgil, and Maggie said...

We are all sending purrs and kitty hugs your way. Baby/Lily was very lucky to have such a wonderful person caring for her. Keep her company, Junior!

January 03, 2008 12:33 PM  
Blogger Victor Tabbycat said...

Purrs of comfort to yur mom, Junior. She did all she could fur little Baby/Lily and gave her the peace she needed. Much better this way than alone in the streets. Hugs and purrs,
Victor & fambly

January 03, 2008 12:51 PM  
Blogger Artsy Catsy said...

Oh, Junior, we're so very sorry about Baby Lily. We know your kind and caring Meowm understands that this was her final act of love for Baby Lily, but we know how painful it was. We're sending lots of healing purrs and purrayers to both of you.

Love & Hugs,
& everybody at Artsy Catsy

January 03, 2008 12:56 PM  
Blogger Camie's Kitties said...

We are so sorry to hear about Baby Lily. We know how much your mom must be hurting at this time. We will purr for you all.

Tiki, Tavi, Cody and Camie

January 03, 2008 2:22 PM  
Blogger Sunny's Mommy said...

I'm so sorry.

January 03, 2008 2:33 PM  
Blogger Skeeter And LC said...

We are so sorry to hear about Baby Lily. At least she went over the Bridge wif a loving Bein holdin her paw and offerring comfort in her most difficult time.

Take care of Meowm. She's the one who needs comforting now.

January 03, 2008 2:53 PM  
Blogger Fat Eric said...

Oh Junior, we are so sorry to hear about Baby Lily, but we are so glad that when she went to the Bridge she knew your mom was there with her. We are sure she will be there waiting at the bridge and your mom is a furry special person. Big purrs to all of you. While she is waiting for you at the Bridge she can play with my sister Hattie, tell her to look out for a sweet gentle ginger and white girl.

January 03, 2008 4:43 PM  
Blogger The Furry Fighter said...

giver your mum some purrs for me...and ise say a little prayer for Baby Lily tonight to make sure she is OK at de bridge.
Lots of Love to you all
Stormie xxxx

January 03, 2008 6:21 PM  
Blogger Henry Helton said...

I am very sorry to hear about Lily. I'm glad that she doesn't have to feel any pain anymore, though. Tell your Mom thanks and that she is a wonderful bean.

January 03, 2008 6:49 PM  
Blogger Derby said...

So sad to hear about Baby Lily. It is better that she is not suffering, but I know it is hard on you. Lots of comforting purrs to you both.

January 03, 2008 6:51 PM  
Blogger William said...

Poor little girl. But at least she went surrounded by warmth and safety and love, thanks to your mom. It may have been it was the only time she felt all of that.

Purrs to your mom.

January 03, 2008 7:28 PM  
Blogger momsbusy said...

rest in peace baby lily. junior, gif yur mommees lots of purrs.

yuki & kimiko & kintaro

January 03, 2008 7:29 PM  
Blogger The Cat Realm said...

We are so very very sorry! We know Baby is fine now, and not hurting anymore, but you and you Mom have to stick together and comfort each other! We will send purrs and thoughts!!!

January 03, 2008 8:13 PM  
Blogger Willow said...

We are both so sorry to hear about Baby. And we are sending purrrs to you and your Meowm - she certainly was kind to Baby.

Purrrrrrrs, China Cat & Willow

January 03, 2008 9:24 PM  
Anonymous MamaCat & the FurryPurries said...

We are so sad to hear the news about Baby Lily. Our MamaCat is crying and crying for you and your mom and for Baby Lily. You have a wonderful mom. Our prayers are with both of you.
Ozzy, Alice, Bootsie, Freckles & Lola

January 04, 2008 1:01 AM  
Blogger HRH Yao-Lin said...

*sniff* That is so sad. I just read the whole story about baby Lily. Your human did a wonderful, wonderful thing you know. She really did. And I know Baby Lily appreciated it. xx

January 04, 2008 5:31 AM  
Blogger Dragonheart & Merlin said...

Thank you for your good wishes yesterday, Junior. I am doing much better. Dragonheart

January 05, 2008 4:44 AM  
Blogger Tiger Lily said...

Oh we are so very sorry about Baby Lily! It sounds as if you and your Meowm loved her very much even tho she did not live with you for long. It also sounds as if your Meowm made the right decision, hard as it was. You have our purrrrrrrs and gentle tail wags.

Your friends,
Jemima, Zeke, Sushi, Tiger Lily and Ruckus

January 05, 2008 3:59 PM  
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January 06, 2008 3:14 AM  
Blogger Lux said...

Our hearts go out to you & your meowm - give her a scritch from me. It was wonderful of your meowm to be there with Baby Lily when she passed on. Bless your hearts.

January 06, 2008 11:21 AM  
Blogger Donny and Marie and Casey said...

Purrz and hugs for your mommy. She is so wonderful to show baby Lily what love is before she went to kitty heaven.

~Donny, Marie and Casey

January 06, 2008 2:47 PM  
Blogger MISS PEACH >(^.^) said...

Junior this is such heartbreaking mews about Baby Lily. I always believe that when a kitty goes to heaven, God places it into the lap of the angel from where it first began the journey down to earth. The circle is complete, free from pain with much to talk about from the adventure on earth good and bad...
Your mommy has a heart of gold for reaching tenderly to this waif of the streets.
God Bless and comfort you both...
much love from Miss Peach

January 08, 2008 12:10 AM  
Blogger Jan said...

We read some of your back posts on Baby Lily. How sad. She was fortunate someone cared.

jans funny farm

January 09, 2008 5:51 PM  

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