Friday, 20 March 2009

A very sad day

I'm very sad to report that the tests came back positive. This is a very sad day for my family and me, and everyone that Ollie has touched. His long term prognosis is bleak, the vet can't say how long but could be as short as weeks. Our job now is to make his time left with us a happy time before we send him to heaven. One small mercy is he doesn't know his unwell. I'm totally devastated and not sure how I will get through this but it's such a comfort to know I have the support of so many friends. Thanks.

Love and hugs
Maria
xx

33 comments:

Nicisme said...

Oh no... :(
Will be thinking of you and your poor kitty.

Nickki said...

I'm so so sorry to hear this Maria, poor Ollie. Thinking of you and sending you love xxx

Teanna said...

I'm so sorry for your poor Ollie :(

Ruth E said...

Like I said on Facebook, big hugs!

Enjoy the time you have left with him

alskamom said...

I'm so very sorry to hear about dear Ollie, Maria.

Bea said...

Lo siento mucho María. Sé como te sientes......un beso muy fuerte para tí y otro para Ollie en su naricita!!

Bea

Lisa said...

So sorry, Maria. Pets become so much part of the family and i will be thinking of you.

Anna said...

So sorry for dear Ollie sweetie.
xx

natalia said...

Oh Maria I'm so sorry ! Two of my cats had the same illness and it's so sad to hear this about Ollie. I'm sure he has been so lucky to have such a nice family with him. I send you all my love

Happy cook said...

So sorry to hear about ollie. I would have thought olie had more time than week.
Enjoy the time with her.

C said...

So sorry to hear the news. I hope he isn't in any pain and that you're able to enjoy the time you have left together.

Reeni♥ said...

I'm so sorry Maria, for you and your family and sweet Ollie. I know your going to love him up and treat him like a king, his time will be precious. I'm sending you lots and lots of hugs, and Ollie too.

Gigi said...

I am so sorry for ollie.

Dani said...

tear! :'(

JillyB said...

I'm so sorry that you've had such bad news. Take care X

Sally said...

So sad for you. Hugs hugs and more hugs to you, Ollie and the family.

Holler said...

Oh no, that is awful! You give that cat a big hug from me! One for you too! I lost my two old cats in December and it just floored me. It is nice to have time to say goodbye and make him feel really special and loved.

Rhyleysgranny said...

I am so sorry.. So hard parting with a faithful friend. Lots of hugs
xxx

Heather said...

I am so sad for you about poor little Ollie. I had a beautiful cat a long time ago who got this same terrible sickness so I know what you are going through. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Celeste said...

It's so sad to hear about Ollie.

Starningblue said...

Dear Maria,

I'm sorry to hear the news, it is sad but hope Ollie has the best of time you have left with him.


Starningblue

The Girl said...

I'm so so sorry. It's just the worst thing, especially with him being so young. The same thing happened with me and a kitten we had that had leukaemia. The good thing is that you know what's happening so can make whatever time he has left absolutely fantastic - lots of treats and hugs for him.

So sorry again. xx

Maria♥ said...

Thanks everyone for all your comforting words and lots of hugs. If I'm honest I'm finding it very hard at the moment and not doing well at all. I'm really going to miss my Ollie but in the mean time I am spoiling him rotten and enjoying the time we have left together.

Thanks again everyone.
Lots of Love and hugs
Maria
x

Anne said...

Maria, my hearfelt sympathies go out to you, your family and of course Ollie.

Am gutted by your news and hope you enjoy to the fullest the time you have left with Ollie

Thinking of you and sending big hugs xxxx

culinarytravelsofakitchengoddess said...

Oh Maria I'm so sorry!

xxx

Margaret said...

I'm so sorry Maria about your beautiful pussy - he is very lucky to have you, to look after him.

Ivy said...

I am so sorry to hear about this Maria. I can remember how happy you were when you brought him hope. My thoughts are with you. Hugs.

Lauren said...

Maria, I just visited your blog and read about the prognosis for your cat. I know how difficult it is to lose a pet, and I will be keeping Ollie in my thoughts.

Maria said...

I am so sorry to hear this news. My heart goes out to all of you!

Frugalhomekeeping said...

Thoughts are with you as you get ready to miss a part of your family.

Donna said...

I'm new here but I am SO Sorry!!! Love and light to little Ollie!
hughugs
Donna,
Texas

Antonia said...

Maria, I'm so sorry. What sad news. Thinking of you.

The Curious Cat said...

Hi Maria,
I've only just recently come across your blog and I think it is lovely. I'm quite surprised to find so many blogs online about food and domesticity where most of the writers have a pet cat that they love to talk about. I wonder what it is about the two? I guess they go together well in someway.

Anyway I'm really sorry to hear about your poor pusca. We've had many cats and I know how horrible it is. Just this Christmas we lost our little cat Boris, who was a suffering stray who came to stay - you can read about him in my blog, I wrote a tribute. We loved him so so much.

I know I may sound like a crazy cat lady but I do believe cats have a particular thing about them - a kind of energy that makes them very special. Maybe you understand what I mean?

I don't have cats at my house as I am tragically allergic but my mum still keeps them and I endure the ailments. Every time I see a cat when I'm out and about walking I feel happy... anyway just wanted to share these thoughts with you and let you know that I'm thinking of you and your Ollie. xxx