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Goodbye Charlie....


My daughters grand old fella had to go to the vet today, he had a cough and was breathing funny, its obvious he was struggling, bless him, our lovely vet was very thorough and said although his heart was steady she thought he had cancer in his throat and fluid in his abdomen, they could have done tests but at nearly 19yrs old my daughter said she didn’t want him put through all that, he had never had a days illness and has gone with dignity..

Bless You Charlie, sleep tight……..
He was so much a part of all our lives and will be missed for a very long time, we brought him home again and I helped my daughter bury him in a place he loved in her garden.

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Hello linclass,
Im very sorry to end to day hearing your sad but brave actions,

Over the years we've had to take the vets advice and have verious pets put to rest "But" thats just what happend here Charlie has been out to rest and no pain and after all those years with you it's the right thing to do.

When we sold our house in the uk to come and live here in france, we both said our "till we meet agains" to all out verious pets in the garden and that was the hardest part of it all, not leaving the house we'd live in for 27yrs But leaving all our pets.

Like you've got we also have so many thoughts of each and everyone of them.

You've done a very brave thing "now try and rest yourself this weekend"
Regards Dungy.

24 May, 2013


sorry to read this sue its always sad to read of pets leaving us,but as long as we treat them with love and care they have happy lives and when very poorly we must not let them suffer nasty illness just so we can enjoy them longer than god intended i am not over religous but that is how i see things xxx steve

24 May, 2013


Very sorry Lincslass , It is very sad losing our pets , I liked for the nice thought of him buried in the favourite part of garden - best wishes

24 May, 2013


Sad news Lincslass. My thoughts are with you all. He will be in a much better place now x

24 May, 2013


so sorry to hear about Charlie, losing a pet is always so difficult but you did the right thing.

24 May, 2013


So sorry,Sue,Charlie sounds as though he has had a wonderful life with your daughter,and also a much loved member of your rest in a garden he loved..that is a fitting tribute for him..take care x

24 May, 2013


Charlie lived to a wonderful age, Lincs, and obviously was a very well loved member of the family, so sad to say farewell to him.

24 May, 2013


Its the hardest thing I ever did. They dont suffer, and are gone in 5 seconds. Thats the only comfort.

25 May, 2013


What a grand old chap who had a life well lived bless him xxx

25 May, 2013


I am sorry to hear this news Lin but your daughter made all the right decisions for Charlie.

25 May, 2013


Yes just like DianeB said a very hard thing to do x for you all .

25 May, 2013


Sorry to hear that, he lived to a good age, my thoughts are with you all.

25 May, 2013


Thankyou all.......

25 May, 2013


So sorry to hear about your sad loss. It's heart breaking when you lose a pet, but Charlie is out of pain now. He looked a lovely cat and I bet he gave you all 19 years of happy memories.

25 May, 2013


Oh goodness Lincs, im sorry to hear about Charlie...I understand how difficult it is to loose a loved pet....hopefully time will make things better x

25 May, 2013


A truly awful decision to have to make but he looked like a lovely cat and I'm sure he had a very happy life. Our last two before the three we have now, also lived to be 18. Blackie had cancer and we had to do as your daughter has done and his sister Brownie just gave up the will after he went and followed just a few months later. Much loved, never forgotten, as I'm sure it will be with Charlie.

26 May, 2013


Hi Sue..
lovely photo ..
... almost 19 years old is a great age for a cat...

RIP wonderful Charlie .. xxx

28 May, 2013


So sorry to hear this news; RIP Charlie.

3 Jun, 2013

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