RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed

RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed

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ZULU and AMARULA: We are overwrought to announce that Biltong passed away a few days ago from kidney disease. The sadness seems unbearable. It is as though someone has taken away all of our  sunshine.

 

He was only three years old. Mom is heartsick. She used to love when he would “help” her work at the computer.

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ZULU and AMARULA: There are a million reasons we all loved him but here are just a few:

ZULU: He was the best cuddler and hugger in the world!

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ZULU: I will miss the way he used to love eating while warming his bum by the vent. It took so little to make Little B happy.

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ZULU: All he needed to be content was his favorite toy, a sunbeam and a warm cuddle.

seriously just try to take away my toy

 

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Bask in your success

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ZULU: He was so brave! He never gave up on trying to make AMARULA love him (AMARULA: It worked cause I finally came around and did –begrudgingly–love him)

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ZULU: And he was obsessed with packing peanuts!

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ZULU: He was always ready to laugh (especially if it was at Amarula!)

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ZULU: I always admired his ability to sleep virtually anywhere and in any position!

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ZULU: I will miss washing him, too!

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ZULU: He was my big brother and he always took care of me. He is irreplaceablezuandbilkittens kittens zuluandb

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ZULU: I love you Biltong!

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AMARULA: Though I like to tease the little bugger. I will also miss him terribly. I will even miss his hug attacks.

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AMARULA: What do you say if just this once Zulu, I let you cuddle with me.

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We can find some solace in knowing that the little imp has gone to be reunited with Charlie the basset hound and all of Mom’s beloved pets who have gone to the rainbow bridge.

 

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The house (and litter box) will be so empty without you Biltong. Be well little guy. Bless you.

billy2_2

 

 

 

16 replies
  1. Mary McNeil
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Mary McNeil says:

    I am so sorry about the loss of your beloved “Billy!” Even when we have them for many years, it is never a good time to let them go ! Prayers for Zulu, Amarula (I have experience with torties) and Mom.

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    • mm
      RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed kapitola says:

      Thanks so much Mary. It is a very difficult time but knowing people are out there sending us their good wishes really helps!

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  2. Simba
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Simba says:

    We are so very very sorry to read the news that Biltong has flown away. We only recently discovered your blog. Based on my human’s background, we were entranced by the names of your three kitties. Run free and healthy again, Biltong. We will look for your start in the sky.

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    • mm
      RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed kapitola says:

      Thanks so much for your kind words. It means a lot to know so many people care!

      Reply
  3. Ellen Pilch
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Ellen Pilch says:

    I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful boy. You have put together a lovely memorial, such wonderful photos.

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    • mm
      RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed kapitola says:

      Thank you so much – it is wonderful to see such an outpouring of support- it helps ease the loss a little

      Reply
  4. da tabbies o trout towne
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed da tabbies o trout towne says:

    Godspeed your journey to heaven Biltong; indeed you were much to young. We send our sincerest
    sympathy to your mom and your family during this very difficult time. We are so very sorry and
    send hugs and love ….boomer, dai$y, tuna…and dude and sauce too.

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    • mm
      RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed kapitola says:

      Thanks for your well wishes. They mean a great deal at this very difficult time.

      Reply
  5. Linda
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Linda says:

    We are so very, very sorry to hear of your loss. Sending many warm fuzzy thoughts and purrs your way. Linda, Pepper, and Dublin.

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    • mm
      RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed kapitola says:

      Your kind words are appreciated Linda! We could use all the warm thoughts and purrs possible! thanks

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  6. Connie
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Connie says:

    I am so very sorry to hear of Biltong’s passing. He indeed was a very impressive cuddler. Sending purrs of healing and condolence to you all

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    • mm
      RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Amarula says:

      So kind of you–many thanks! The pain is still very real! I love the names you picked for your new foster kittens! Perfect!

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  7. Kitties Blue
    RIP Biltong the Cat, Very loved and Dearly Missed Kitties Blue says:

    What a beautiful tribute to your special kitty. RIP Biltong. We know you will be loved and missed and remembered always. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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