I hesitate to write a post today. My intention has been to keep this a very positive and place for ideas and inspiration. But I have decided I think my subject today is important to me. Actually the subject of my furry friends is one of the most important things in my life. For those of you who dont know me well, I am a huge animal lover. I love ALL animals. I have worked at a wild life park, I own a pet sitting business and have owned about every domesticated pet. But cats speak to me and my heart. The strays will find my door and walk right in. Cats who supposedly hate people love me. I have one cat Lucy that I believe must have been an artist in another life. (she is also my office manager) But when I am working she is right there watching every single move I make. Its like she is taking the stitch with me or stroking the paint brush with her eyes. She loves watching me bead. So I have taken to asking for her opinion. lol But my heart is so sad this week for my little Tigger. She is almost 17. She stopped eating and she seems to be having some horrible bad dental issues. The last cat I had dental work done for was $1.200.00. And for the reason she is 17 and I am unemployed I cant do this and its the worst thing I have been through in a long time. She was eating baby food and kitten formula for awhile, but since friday I cant get her to eat or drink anything. I have given her some drops of water with a syringe, but it makes her very agitated. But I have to do that much at least. So we have just been sitting together and waiting. Tomorrow morning I will have to take her to the vet and say good bye. I have had her all her life and actually lived with her longer than my parents, my ex husband and even my two daughters. And havent gotten anywhere near the grief the others have caused me. lol :(
So,,, I have come to realize something else. Try as you may to be positive and work for the best in your life. Sometimes inspiration is sad. You have to grieve and know its ok for a few days to just go on auto pilot. Because when you come out on the other end the wonderful memories will be so worth it. Animals are so much support and happiness. Especially for people who have struggles that make their day a little harder to get through.