Posts Categorized: goodbye gracie

We are doing okay

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We are doing okay, Max and I. (Andy’s okay, too, but I wasn’t worried about him. He wasn’t as attached.) Grief is a strange thing. It starts out sharp, then gradually mellows, always with the ability to become sharp for a moment. Or many moments. Max comes for a bit to snuggle. At night, even,… Read more »

I want to go out happy

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I’ve mentioned before that Gracie was a calico, and quirky, and feisty, too. But she mellowed a bit in her old age. Still always knew her mind, but was more social, more loving, especially to “strangers.” There was even one year when my cookie swap wound up really small – two years ago – because… Read more »

Gracie’s Garden

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I live out in the country. Where there are predators that eat cats. But, loving the outdoors myself, I couldn’t bear to not let them outside. So all the cats I’ve ever had go out between 9am and 5pm-ish. They really come in and out all day (we don’t have a cat door, I am… Read more »

Her name is Grace

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This morning, like every morning, she jumped on the bed, to sit in my lap and purr. For as long as I will stay in bed. She makes it hard to get out of bed. It’s one of my favorite parts of the day. The other is at night, when she starts coming around as… Read more »