Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Bink the Cat


My husband wrote this tribute to our cat.
Bink died yesterday at a very ripe age. She always lied about it but we think she was 18. The last two days saw her decline rapidly and - while the vet offered to try and prolong things - we all thought it was time to go.

All hail Bink. Mummy fighter extraordinaire and classy looking dame. Truthfully though, her bathroom habits did leave something to be desired.
I miss Bink terribly. The house has three adults, but seems empty without the Binkster. I am pressuring my husband to open our home to another cat. 

8 comments:

  1. Tracy, I am sorry about Bink. She was a great looking cat. We have a two-year old stray, one of seven pups born in our compound. We managed to find good homes for six, a near-impossible task in Bombay, and decided to adopt the last. The attachment scares me.

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  2. So sorry to hear about Bink, Tracy. I had 2 cats that lived until 18 and since the last one died, I haven't been able to face getting another one. Whenever I see a black shape out of the corner of my eye, I still think it's the cat, even if it is my handbag.

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  3. What a beautiful cat and a lovely tribute. I'm sorry to hear about your sad news, and I hope that you might be able to show another cat a happy home in the future.

    Marie

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  4. I'm so sorry about Bink but it sounds like it was definitely the right thing to do. We are a pet free home, mainly because I still remember the angst when my childhood dog had to be put to sleep, I'm not brave enough to repeat the experience.

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  5. So sorry, Tracy! We lost our Labrador Retreivers last may two weeks apart. It is devastating, like losing a member of our family.

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  6. Thanks to you all for your kind and thoughtful comments.

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  7. That is a wonderful tribute and I am so sorry for your loss. It isn't any easier when you know your pet lived a long life. The house is always so off balance with their absence. Hugs and sympathy for you and yours.

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  8. I'm so sorry, Tracy. Our furred friends become so much a part of our lives it is hard when we loose them.

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