Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Hug Your Cat Day 2014: Meetings & Partings


Life is made up of meetings and partings. That is the way of it. 
-- Kermit, Muppet Christmas Carol

In honor of Hug Your Cat Day 2014, I'm featuring the last photo taken of Tara and I together, and the first taken with Truffles.

This picture was taken on Christmas Eve 2012. I knew it would be our final Christmas together and it was a bittersweet day. Six months later she was gone. What I wouldn't give to hold her in my arms one more time.


This one was taken on a much happier day...this is the very first time I held Truffles on the day that I adopted her. It was obviously love at first sight, and that love continues to grow every single day.



26 comments:

  1. Aw, this is sweet and bittersweet. I know the feeling well. Happy hug a cat day.

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  2. Sweet photos and so appropriate for Hug you Cat day. Hugs all around we say!

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  3. Happy and sad, often they come and go together ... lovely photos and memories.

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  4. Happy Hug Your Cat Day! I am hugging Stan and Quincy now!

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  5. What a great tribute to all.

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  6. Two purrfect huggy photos. Thanks for sharing. Sending hugs from all of us. XO, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  7. they are both sooo beautiful! I could just kick myself that I didn't include a photo of my Angel Bobo, yours are just wonderful!

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  8. how sweet. THank you for sharing. Such beautiful torties.

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  9. Such sweet photos and cats!

    Purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

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  10. I echo your feelings about holding our beloved RB kitties one more time. We will one day, I believe. Abby was the only one who really let me hold her for any length of time. So I truly miss that. I am so glad you have Truffles to help heal the ache of the loss of Tara.

    Happy Hug Your Cat Day!

    ♥Annabelle♥Boo♥Ping♥Jinx
    ♥♥Angels Abby & Gracie♥♥

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  11. I am so sorry you lost your sweet kitty...it's great to have these memories to look back on. Great photos <3

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  12. Poor Truffles. I know how it is playing second fiddle to the cat who came before. Nicky was TW’s “snuggle bunny” of a cat. What she wouldn’t do to hug him again. She’s all choked up (again) typing this. She couldn’t pick him up cos he weighted 22 1/2 lbs.

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  13. Great photos - so sweet. Thanks for sharing them.

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  14. Sweet! happy HUG your cat day. Happy BlogPaws WW. Golden Woofs

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  15. Awww.... such precious memories.
    (((purrs to you)))

    xo

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  16. Such wonderful memories! Happy Hug Your Cat Day! xx

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  17. Truffles was such a beautiful kitty. What wonderful memories.

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  18. Beautiful photos! Your photo with Tara--well, I couldn't help tearing up, and the photo of Truffles is precious!
    I always love reading your blog! Thank you for sharing!

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  19. Such sweet photos. Purrs to you...

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  20. So sweet! It is wonderful to see the joy that Truffles has renewed in you. Kermit is right about the meetings and partings :)

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  21. Great memories. We are sending you hugs on this special day. Happy Hug Your Cat Day.

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  22. Such happy memories. I still miss cats that I owned years ago too.

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  23. I know what you mean about missing you cat... I'm a little late but happy hug day with Truffles !

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