Saturday, May 02, 2009

Polo (2000-2009)


Yesterday our lovely Polo gave up a short fight for her life. We are devastated.

She had had a cough for a couple of weeks and an X-ray suggested possible asthma, but she suddenly went downhill very fast. On Tuesday she was fighting for breath and we took her to the vet hospital. She was put on oxygen and various meds, but never recovered and slipped away yesterday just before we could get to see her. The vet suspects a type of lung cancer but we don't really know.

She was a gorgeous cat and we miss her talking to us, charging about, bouncing Trevor and being the monkey she was.






I hope to be back soon with stitching.

54 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear about the loss of your furry baby. {{hugs}}

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  2. I'm so sorry Nicki {{{hugs}}}

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  3. So sorry to hear the news about Polo Nikki. ((HUGS))

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  4. I am so terribly sorry for your loss!

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  5. I am so sorry about Polo, I know how hard it is to lose such a lovely cat. Take care

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  6. So sorry to hear this.

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  7. So sorry to hear about your pretty kitty. One of my cats died last summer, so I understand how terrible it is.

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  8. I am so sorry about Polo! I am sure you must be absolutely devastated by her loss, but eventually you will be able to smile again when you think of her.

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  9. so sorry to hear about the loss of your lovely Polo. take care.

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  10. So sorry to hear about the loss of your Polo kitty. ((HUGS))

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  11. Oh no. I hope you are all coping okay. It is so hard to lose a beloved pet.

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  12. I'm so sorry {{{{Nicki}}}}

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  13. ((Hugs)) So sorry to hear about your beautiful Polo ((hugs))

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  14. Oh Nicki I'm so sorry. I popped over to see if you'd been blogging while I hadn't only to read your sad news about your dear Polo. It's so hard to lose such a friend I know and I imagine you'll be gaining great comfort from your other kittys. Bx

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  15. Nicki, I'm so, so sorry to hear about your precious Polo. Sending you big (((HUGS)))!

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  16. My heart goes out to you. Big hugs! Polo was indeed a gorgeous cat.

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  17. Oh, gosh, Nicki. I am just so sorry. My thoughts are with you and your family. Take care.

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  18. Nicki,
    I'm so sorry for your loss. Polo was a stunning cat.
    ((hugs))

    (and my apologies if this posts more than once. Blogger seems to be working against me today)

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  19. My sympathy to you and Martin.

    Our cats crawl into our hearts immedately and leave a huge hole when they are gone.

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  20. Deepest condolences, Nikki.

    A thing of beauty is a joy for ever:
    Its loveliness increases; it will never
    Pass into nothingness; but still will keep
    A bower quiet for us, and a sleep
    Full of sweet dreams, and health, and quiet breathing.

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  21. Awww Nicki I am so shocked to read this !! I can't believe it. My heart goes out to you and your DH.

    Polo had a beautiful lifestyle and was very much loved we can all tell that !

    (((hugs))) Take care

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  22. Oh no. I am so sorry to hear this news about Polo. What a sad day.


    ***big hugs***

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  23. I'm very sorry for your loss, it's awful to loose a friend, she's beautiful. Hugs, MJ

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  24. I'm so sorry. She was such a beautiful cat.

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  25. I'm so sorry to hear of your loss.

    She was a very pretty cat.

    Take care.

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  26. I'm sorry about Polo. She looks to be a very sweet kitty. My heart goes out to you.

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  27. Nicki, my heart goes out to you and Martin. Losing a baby is devastating. I'm still not over my Sinda. Lots and lots of hugs to you.

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  28. I'm so sorry to hear that. Sending a hug to you.

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  29. Sorry to hear of your loss Nicki, take care (((HUGS))). Your Blackstone Fantasy Garden looks fabulous.

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  30. I'm so sorry about Polo! They really become our children, don't they? {{{Nicky}}}}

    XXXX
    Cari

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  31. I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you during this hard and emotional time.

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  32. I am so sorry. I know what you are going through.

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  33. I'm so sorry about Polo, Nicki.
    ((((hugs))))

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  34. {hug} She was a beautiful kitty.

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  35. So sorry about Polo! It's beyond difficult to lose a pet :-(. {{{{hugs}}}}

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  36. I am so sorry - but I know Polo had a great life with you as his family.

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  37. Hi Nicki,

    I'm so sorry to hear about sweet
    little Polo passing over the
    rainbow bridge. She was such a
    pretty cat and I know from your
    blog how much you loved her and
    your other fur babies and how much
    she'll be missed. She was so lucky
    to have you. Take care.

    Judy

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  38. I am so, so sorry to see this. It's always hard, but when it's unexpected it's devastating. Hugs from us. ~ Terri

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  39. {{{{HUGS}}}} She was a beautiful cat and how lucky to be in a family where she was so loved. I hope your happy memories of her stay sharp forever while the pain of her loss fades quickly.

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  40. I am so sorry for your loss, Nicki! Losing a pet is awful, you will be in my thoughts.

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  41. I'm so sorry. I do love cats as you do, and I know very well what it means to loose a dear one.
    Big hugs!

    Valentina

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  42. I'm so sorry to read about your loss. Sending good thoughts.

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  43. I'm so very sorry for your loss. Polo was beautiful!

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  44. I feel so sorry for you.
    I lost 2 cats lately and it hurts...

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  45. I'm so sorry, Nicki.
    (((hugs)))

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  46. I am so sorry~you did all you could to save Polo's life~such a beautiful cat. I have one that looks exactly like Polo~my children and I just adore her. I lost my two cats 5 years ago~they were brothers~2 orange balls of fluff~It still hurts so much when I think of them. Blessings, Rose

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  47. I am so sorry for the loss of your fur baby. I recently lost my 16 year old Persian so I know how difficult it is. My thoughts are with you.

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  48. I am so sorry for the loss of Polo! {{{HUGS}}}} You are in my thoughts!

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  49. I'm so very sorry about your sweet darling Polo, Nicki! What a beautiful angel she was and will forever remain! My heart goes out to you and your DH... {{{Hugs}}}

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  50. Nicki, I'm so very sorry for the loss of your sweet Polo. I hope your feeling better soon.

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  51. Oh Nicki I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. Such a beautiful looking cat, now at peace at rainbow bridge.

    (((hugs)))

    Heather

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