Monday, February 24, 2014

Missing Nigel


Thank you for all of your purrs of support.   We are all getting adjusted to Nigel watching over us instead of being here in the fur.
 
I want you all to know that I loved him.  Not always in the way that he wanted me to, but I loved him.   We are taking comfort in knowing that I gave him a good tongue bath on Friday night.  He loved me scrubbing his ears.
 
I will miss his incredibly soft and manly fur and his love for all of us.
 
It may take a few days, but mom is planning to put together a tribute post.  She wants to dig through his photos over the past 5 years.
 

34 comments:

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Headbumpies and purrs to all of you. It's hard to lose a special cat. I was not myself for quite some time after Georgia left us.

Katnip Lounge said...

Mama Ellie, we all are so sad about Nigel. But you know, it makes us very happy to know that he did get some grooming from you--he flew to Heaven with clean ears and a heart full of love. We miss Nigel very much.

Sparkle the Designer Cat said...

Purrs to you, Ellie - we are so very sad about Nigel too. I am glad to know you were sweet to him so recently.

dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

He knows how much you loved him, and he's watching over you all with love.

Sometimes, Cats Herd You said...

Lots of purrs for you and your family, Ellie. Nigel was a lucky boy to have you love him so much.

Fuzzy Tales said...

Purrs and kitty kisses to you all. Give yourselves the time and "space" you need to grieve.

Peace.

Timmy Tomcat said...

Purrs for you all and Angel Nigel

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock, Violette said...

That is such a sweet and loving post, Ellie. And we are so happy that you give him that wonderful bath! We will al miss sweet Nigel.

Purrs,
The Chans

Mariodacat said...

We were so sorry to hear of Nigel's crossing that bridge. So sad, but at least he is at peace and running free. Big HUGS for his humans.

ANGEL ABBYGRACE said...

We understand how your Mom feels and also how hard it is to look back over those 5 years worth of photos. Mom did that for our Gracie and will do a posting for her next month. We hope to get her home for good very soon. *soft purrs* for your Mom and everyone missing Nigel.

The Whiskeratti said...

We're glad that his last time with you was so nice. We know you loved him, as did your whole family. We're so sorry for this loss. Pawhugs.

Katie Isabella said...

I am so so sorry, Deeply so. I know that exquisite pain when we lose our fur child. Hugs and purrs. Nigel, rest in peace precious boy.

Brian said...

We so hate that Nigel had to leave, but we know he felt the love every single day. Hugs from all of us.

Marilia Bavaresco said...

Oh, I´m so very sorry about your lost!!!!
Please, receive my condolences and my hugs!
Purrrrr

Jobi Harris said...

We are sending purrs an hugs to you. Take the time you need - your friends understand.

Katie and Glogirly said...

Oh sweet Ellie....we're so sorry. We know that even though he's watching over your, he's still right there in your heart.
(((purrs)))

Give lots of cuddles to your mom. We know she's so very sad too.

Kitties Blue said...

That was so nice of you to give Nigel that bath. We know he appreciated it. Of course, you loved him. And we know he will watch over you and keep you safe. Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

Random Felines said...

purrs.....we are very sorry

Flynn said...

Hugs and purrs to all of you.

The Island Cats said...

We send you all comforting purrs...we know how hard it must be.

Marty the Manx said...

Purrs for you and your family and Angel Nigel

Meg & Quill said...

He was one happy cat with all of the love he received from all of you. That and the bath means he passed full of joy and love and that is something very special. Purrs

Mark's Mews (Ayla, Iza, and Marley) said...

Nigel will be remembered. And it is good you gave him a tonguig before he left. We know he will remember that fondly...

harringtonspetfood said...

Of course you loved him!! Sending a hug

Everycat said...

Nigel knew you loved him Ellie, what a loving girl you are to have given him a good ear bath.

He'll be keeping an eye on you all from The Bridge now

Mungo & The Ape xx

Tamago said...

We are so sorry to hear about your loss. Purrs and hugs to you all..

Tails from the Foster Kittens said...

purrs

Kjelle Bus said...

(((purrs))) and huggies <3

XOXO

meowmeowmans said...

We are so, so sorry that Nigel had to go to the Bridge, Ellie. Please know we are sending purrs and prayers and much love to you and your family.

Oui Oui said...

We are sorry we haven't been by before now, but wanted to say how very sorry we are that you lost Nigel. He was a one of a kind,and we'll glad he had a chance to live the good life for the last few years. Such a simple thing can make an incredible difference in an animal and we're sure he was grateful for your home and love. Our deepest condolences.

Bellen said...

It was only a few days ago that I left condolences for you on Nigel's passing, now you've done the same for my Bear-Bear. It's always hard, these losses, but it helps when people understand the feelings. Thank you.

Cat with a Garden said...

Oh, Dear Ellie, such sweets for Nigel. We love that you gave him a good ear scrubbing just last Friday. He was a happy mancat for sure. We're still sending many purrs.

Sweet Purrfections said...

We know that it's so different without Nigel. Our comforting purrs are going strong for everyone.,

The Monkeys said...

Beautiful and perfect tribute to our pal Nigel. We are so sad that he left but so very happy that he had all of you for his final years. We remember how happy we were when he came inside for the first time. We love you, Nigel, and we love all of you guys.