Videos of Maggie

Thank you all for your thoughts today. They were greatly, greatly appreciated. Rob was able to come in and we spent some time with Maggie before we had her put to sleep. We were sitting on a couch with her in Rob’s lap, so she definitely knew she was loved. Laptime was her favorite thing. Next week, we’re taking her to upstate NY our friends’ home.

The hardest thing right now is expecting to see her around the apartment. Such a small creature and such a big impression.

Meanwhile, I thought you’d like to see these two videos of her. She’s only seventeen in them but was this feisty up until a few weeks ago.

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13 thoughts on “Videos of Maggie”

  1. The funny thing about cats is that they always think they are fierce jungle cats, no matter how old they are.

    Sorry to hear about Maggie, it is not a fun thing to do. We had to put our dog to sleep the September before last due to cancer. The decision wasn’t hard since he couldn’t walk, but sitting there with him for those last few minutes was hard.

    I know what you mean about expecting to see her in the house. It took a while to get used to that.

    The videos were cute. I liked the music you used in them.

  2. We’ve been thinking of all of you all day with much love. I’m glad she was comfortable and happy at the end.

  3. I’m so sorry to hear that she’s gone. Thanks for sharing the videos…she definitely looked like she was a character.

  4. Sorry for your loss. Our little Isis kept going until she had trouble moving and didn’t want to go outside anymore. That’s when we figured it was time. It’s been almost nine months and I still expect to see that little fur-ball. Having new cats helps, except when you almost call one of them by her name. It doesn’t get easier, but it stings less as time goes on.

    1. I’m sorry to hear about Isis. We are moving at the end of August and I imagine that will help reduce the expectation of seeing Maggie. On the other hand, the move itself will be melancholy since she rode across country with us.

  5. Oh, she was a beautiful fierce fluffy jungle cat!

    Thank you for sharing your good memories of her.

    Also, on an unrelated note, I like that performance of the Maple Leaf Rag. May I ask where you found it?

    1. She was prone to biting to express her displeasure but never, ever broke the skin. Just firmly took your hand in her mouth and nipped.

      There’s a website of CCL released music, which I can’t find the link for. The performer on this one is Stephen Kopp and he had a fair number of things on there.

  6. My Zelda does the same thing to express her displeasure.

    The music and the titles gave these the feel of old silent films. Thanks for sharing them.

  7. Belated condolences on the loss of your kitty.

    Thanks for the videos. Cats are something else that’s for sure.

  8. Each one that we’ve lost assumes a place in the heart forever, as it sounds like Maggie has done for you two. Duchess, my first & named the year The Aristocats came out, still prowls my dreams and gives me an occasional smile.

    My deepest sympathies.

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