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I’m taking a moment

28 Feb

He was my friend for ten years and I miss him every day.

Photo of Rufus

Furrr-ball with ears

Rufus as a kitten

First week with his new home

Rufus

What can you say about this pic, eh?

Rufus on Day 1

First trip home!

Now THAT'S a lap!

Now THAT’S a lap!

You have to pat me before you pass!

You have to pat me before you pass!

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God bless you, Rufus!

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23 Comments

Posted by on February 28, 2016 in Animals, Photography

 

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23 responses to “I’m taking a moment

  1. Noirfifre

    March 26, 2016 at 3:55 pm

    Ahhhh, sound like you lost a friend. I wish warmth to your heart and hope you are mendibg well.

     
    • tkmorin

      March 26, 2016 at 4:38 pm

      Thank you. A good friend he was! I still him frequently on the peripheral vision. I’m hoping to get a new Persian this summer. I’m looking forward to the companionship, and to find out what sort of personality he’ll have. πŸ™‚

       
  2. mpmckibbon

    February 29, 2016 at 5:26 pm

    I’m so sorry to hear of your loss. The furry members of our families are greatly missed.

     
  3. alesiablogs

    February 29, 2016 at 1:13 pm

    I know the feeling. Hugs

     
  4. quiall

    February 29, 2016 at 7:32 am

    Like life boats in time, memories remain . . . I am so very sorry.

     
  5. mavimet

    February 29, 2016 at 6:52 am

    I’m so sorry. He was gorgeous. Our pets simply do not live long enough. 😦

     
    • tkmorin

      February 29, 2016 at 9:32 am

      That is so true. Thank you.

       
  6. First Night Design

    February 29, 2016 at 4:33 am

    I’ve been there and know just how you’re feeling.

     
  7. Yvonne

    February 28, 2016 at 9:18 pm

    Oh, what a lovely cat. How you must miss Rufus.

     
    • tkmorin

      February 28, 2016 at 10:12 pm

      I so do! Thank you for the sentiment.

       
  8. andy1076

    February 28, 2016 at 9:03 pm

    Sorry for your loss my friend, looks like Rufus had quite the character too!

     
    • tkmorin

      February 28, 2016 at 10:13 pm

      He brought me smiles many times a day … πŸ™‚ Thank you

       
      • andy1076

        February 28, 2016 at 10:19 pm

        They are incredible like that πŸ™‚

         
  9. launchings5

    February 28, 2016 at 8:28 pm

    My cat, FELIX and I can just imagine the loss. We sometimes bond more strongly with certain pets, don’t we?

     
    • tkmorin

      February 28, 2016 at 10:17 pm

      Yes. Rufus was my third cat, but I surely did bond more with him. Give Felix (I like that name) an extra kiss for me. πŸ™‚

       
      • launchings5

        February 29, 2016 at 9:44 am

        FELIX is my first indoor cat-perhaps that is why he is so affectionate. My summers are passed on PEI with many bald headed Eagles hunting in the nearby field and water. I still haven’t got FELIX heavy enough to resist the talons! ( but he is working on it…up to 17 lbs) Thanks for your blogs. I enjoy reading them. NoΓ«lla

         
        • tkmorin

          March 1, 2016 at 2:16 pm

          Thanks NoΓ«lla. That sounds fascinating in PEI and its Eagles! πŸ™‚

           
  10. avwalters

    February 28, 2016 at 8:28 pm

    Always tough to lose a loyal companion. They’re worth it, though.

     
    • tkmorin

      February 28, 2016 at 10:19 pm

      You can say the again! Last week I visited a battery who breeds Persians, and asked to be on the waiting list. It won’t replace Rufus, but it might fill the hole he left behind.

       
  11. thewhirlygirly

    February 28, 2016 at 8:27 pm

    I’m right there with you.

     

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