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December 11, 2015

Fly free, Sweet Moosey

Heaven is a little brighter, but we are completely heartbroken.

On Thursday morning, our sweet, gentle and handsome Moosey left us for the Rainbow Bridge.

The complications of so many serious ailments finally caught up with our blue-eyed wondercat, and after a few not-so-good days, and a very rough night, we took him to our wonderful vet first thing Thursday morning. A thorough examination revealed that Moosey was very sick, and that the prognosis for his recovery was poor. Tracey and I knew in our hearts that it would not be fair to subject our 15 year-old little guy to yet more treatments, medicines, or discomfort. So, with both of us petting and kissing him, and whispering “we love you” in his ears, Moosey flew peacefully to the Rainbow Bridge.

We know we made the right decision, but that does not lessen the incredible pain and utter sadness we feel. We were blessed to have Moosey with us for 7 ½ years, and to know him at PAWS prior to that. We can’t remember life without him, and his passing has cast a long, dark shadow.


Sweet Moosey, we will never, ever forget you. Our hearts will ache, but also be warmed, whenever we remember the things that made you so awesome. Like the way you loved snuggling with your mom and dad, and how you would insist on lying between us on the couch. And how you would gently tap us with your paw to make a connection (or to tell us it was time to eat). And that your favorite snack was lettuce!
 
 
You had such a calm and gentle nature, and were so tolerant about everything, including taking your meds, getting in the cat carrier, and even going to the vet. We will never forget your beautiful blue eyes, or your striped lemur tail. Or how you were such a diligent helper/snoopervisor with anything and everything. Or how you could be so talkative – what a sweet meow you had!

Moosey enjoying HIS Christmas tree, earlier this week
You loved YOUR Christmas tree, window whiffies, belly rubs, and drinking water directly from the faucet. You also decided late in life that you actually enjoyed being brushed. And we love that you slept with us every night, but only after you went on patrol around the house.


We will love and miss you always, dearest Moosey, and we long for the day we see you again. Wait for us, okay?

Dad and Mom, and Zoe and Gracie, too

120 comments:

  1. Oh No! We are so sad and brokenhearted to hear that beautiful Moosey had to leave for the Bridge. He will be sorely missed by all, such a sweet soul. We send Soft Purrayez and {{hugs}} your way.

    Safe Journey Moosey ~

    till we meet again *sobbs* ^..^ x5 & de mom

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  2. I am so sorry that your beautiful boy is gone. We are sending love & hugs.
    Pam, Oskar, Olive, Chloe & Bruce Wayne

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  3. Oh dearest friends! We howl to the stars our sadness and offer gentle nuzzles of comfort during this aching time. You made a loving choice which put Moosey's needs above your own pain. May you find peace in warm memories of a lifetime shared in total love and commitment to each other. Please know the White Dog Army will always cherish the friendship of wise and wonderful Moosey...he will not be forgotten.

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  4. The Human and I are leaky reading about the departure of your wonderful Moosey. The Human says he was the luckiest boy in the world to have found pawrents like YOU and *I* say you were the luckiest pawrents in the world to have found MOOSEY. It is one of those very rare times when I believe we are both right. We'll look for a new star in the sky tonight.
    We think Zoe and Gracie have a big snuggling job ahead of them. XOXOXOXOX

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  5. Oh Kevin and Tracey..Zoe and Gracie..i am in tears here for you all..sweet Moosey..so very unfair..a beautiful tribute written from broken hearts..we send our love our sympathy and very gentle ((((hugs)))) fly free sweet Moosey...Love Bev Phil Dinnermintz Pickles Cleo Marbles Doc Forrest Felix Oscar and Jock ��������

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  6. This breaks our hearts. Moosey was such a handsome mancat and a lucky kitteh to have you. Sending lots of comfort your way.
    XOXO

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  7. This is the saddest news and beloved Moosey is huge loss to our cat-loving community. We send deep condolences for the loss of your sweet boy. He is like one of our own and we mourn with you while honoring his memory of a life well lived. You're not alone and I'm just a click away. xo, Layla, Merlin, Odin, Domino and Nou Nou.

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  8. Farewell to a sweet soul, with love to your Mom and Dad.

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  9. Moosey, we will never forget you. You are a very very good cat. Sending love to your family at this painful time. Fly free, friend.
    -Fui,Suey and Lishy and mum Lissa.

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  10. I am so sad to hear about Moosey... he was such a beautiful and sweet cat. :( I'm glad that you were able to make such a tough decision in his best interest. I know he appreciates it and he is definitely one very missed cat. <3 RIP Moosey..

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  11. So heartbroken to hear about your loss. What a lovely, sweet cat. RIP dear Moosey.

    Hugs and purrs xx
    Athena and Marie

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  12. Oh Kevin, I'm so sorry for Moosey's passing. I can't even see to type properly, I'm crying so hard. :-(

    Your tribute to Moosey is wonderful. I have to believe that his energy/spirit will be with you always.

    Peace, Light and purrs to you and Tracey. Hugs.

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  13. We are so sorry to hear that sweet Moosey has crossed Rainbow Bridge and know you will miss him so very much. We are thinking of you and know you have a big hole in your hearts. Take care.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy + Mum Sue x

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  14. Kevin and Tracey we are so heartbroken at the loss of Moosey! He was a legend and such a very sweet kitty! The video made the tears fall even more! You have written such a lovely loving tribute and we grieve along with you, he was so much part of the cat blogging community! Fly free baby! Gentle hugs and purrs, Caro and Austin ❤️

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  15. Oh there are many broken hearts today learning of Moosey's passing...none as broken as yours though - we know. Moosey was such a beautiful boy. I'm sure his spirit will always be with you - under "his" tree, on your bed at night - in your hearts forever.

    Love and hugs, Sammy and Mom Pam

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  16. This post made me cry for the deep loss Moosey's passing left on your hearts and lives; he was a special boy to all who knew him through your blog and I will not forget him...May the love of God surround you during this time of sorrow...Wishing you comfort through your grief, knowing that the love you shared with darling Moosey will never leave you...XOXO...J, Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

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  17. Oh no, Moosey, we will miss you so badly. The Mom is crying her heart out. We are so sorry that you had to go to the bridge. You were a very special kitty and we know the Mom and Dad will miss you horribly but you keep your eye on them from up there. And Moosey. we are so glad that you had such a wonderful loving home there with Kevin and Tracey. So sorry to see you go.

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  18. Kevin and Tracey,I am so sorry for your loss of Moosey and share your tears. Even though you know you made the right and only decision, it is so hard and hurts so much. Your beautiful boy will be greatly missed by all.
    Love, hugs and purrs from Jackie and Flynn

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  19. So sorry, Kevin and Tracey for the loss of Moosey. What a wonderful animal! I'm sure he was so happy to be with you all this time!

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  20. There are not enough words to say how sorry I am at your loss. Moosey was a special boy and your life was made all the better for having him in it. I pray he is at peace and my heart goes out to you and Tracey during this difficult time. xoxo from Deb and the Zee/Zoey gang.

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  21. We have leaky eyes as we write this....we are so very sorry to hear that Moosey has made his journey over the Bridge. He was such a special ManCat and we know he loved you as much as you loved him. We really enjoyed watching him eat his lettuce.

    (((hugs)))

    The Florida Furkids

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  22. We're so sorry that sweet Moosey had to cross the Bridge ! We send you comforting purrs and gentle headbonks. Purrs

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  23. I am so so sorry. I don't even have the words... I know that Jewel and Moosey will wait for us to meet them again someday. *many hugs* and much love to you, dear friends. <3

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  24. Our hearts are broken. We are so very sorry. We loved Moosey too and will miss him. We send you lots of purrs and hugs. ~Wally, Ernie, Zoey and mom Sue

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  25. My whiskers are so weepy wet. Run free dear Moosey, the blog world loved you pal. Hugs to Dad Kevin and Mom Tracey from all of us.

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  26. We are so very sorry for your loss. Sweet Moosey will be missed so much by all of us. Purrs of comfort and paws of sympathy.

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  27. Kevin and Tracey, I am so very sorry for your loss. I know how much you will miss Moosey, but what a wonderful life he had! A very lucky boy for sure, and you have the best memories! Safe travels to the Bridge, Sweet Moosey!

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  28. Dear Kevin and Tracey, all the tears being shed for Moosey are a tribute to his big heart and sweet personality. Rick and I are so very sorry for your loss.
    Our heart cat Tommie is throwing Moosey a party at the Bridge.
    Love,
    Maggie, Rick, Mickey Mouser, and Rufus the Red

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  29. You know how much we love you all and our hearts are broken to know our honorary brofur left. We know Sammy was waiting as well as his honorary Angel siblings, and we know he is loved forever. You Michigan family, Harry ,Dexter, Tipp and Willow, Mom Carolyn and Dad Mark.

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  30. Very sorry to hear this! Moosey looks like a very sweet boy. Maybe he's hanging out with my Toby somewhere tsking because the other cats aren't taking as good care of us.

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  31. It's just never easy to say "until we meet again", even when we know deep in our hearts that it's for the best to eliminate the pain. Keep all the good memories safe in your heart until all the bad ones disappear.

    Hugs......

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  32. I'm so very sorry about your loss. What a sweet kitty he was. Lettuce! That made me smile. Sending hugs and purrs to all of you

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  33. We are so sorry for your lose. Purrs to you all.

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  34. We are so sorry for your loss. Having just gone through this with our Madison, we understand how hard it is to say goodbye, even though you know it's the right decision. Seeing how Moosey loved lettuce made us smile as our Ellie is also a lettuce lover! Purrs from all of us.

    Cory and family

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  35. My heart aches for you, Kevin and Tracey, and you will be in my thoughts and prayers constantly. As you know, though, Moosey is now at greater peace than we could ever imagine, and he will indeed wait for you. You gave him the best life and care any kitty could ever hope for, and your love for each other will never fade. Moosey will be with you forever.

    Hugs to you, Kevin and Tracey.

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  36. We're never ready for their sweet spirits to leave us. My heart hurts for you. How lucky you were to have Moosey's love and he to have yours. He watches over you now, sharing stories with his new Bridge furends and family members. Sending hugs & purrs,
    Mom Nora & Jazzy

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  37. Words are so inadequate at times like this, but I am so very sorry and sadden by the loss of you beloved Moosey. Tears are flowing down my cheek as my heart just aches for yours at this time. There is never enough time no matter how little or how much we have. It goes so quickly without us even realizing it. I know your Moosey will live in your hearts forever and until that time when you can all be reunited together. Thinking of you with the deepest most comforting purrs and prayers.

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  38. Kevin and Tracey, our hearts are also broken . We will miss sweet Moosey the adorable lettuce eater. We would like to think that he is dancing with Isadora again and that they are both without pain and happy even as we mourn them. Rest in peace sweet Moosey.Our heartfelt condolences to your parents. We know their pain only too well.

    Love and many hugs,
    the critters in the cottage and their Mama Sophie XO

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  39. Oh no! Moosey, we loved you and will forever miss you. We know your family is heartbroken right now, but you gave them such great memories and love, they have that to hold on to. All of our purrayers are with them right now.

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  40. I am very sorry for the loss of sweet Moosey. He was a beautiful boy. Take comfort in knowing what a love filled life you gave him. XO

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  41. ((hugs)) we are so very very sorry and sending purrs.... He was a wonderful boy and leaves behind a great legacy.

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  42. I'm shedding tears along with you, feeling your hurt and pain. Sweet, wonderful Moosey, taking his rightful place in all of our hearts over the years and now remains as faithful angel to his mom and dad. Kevin and Tracey, he knew he was loved completely and I'm sure he considers his life very well lived and will never forget you. Purrs and prayers of comfort from all of us.

    Tinker, Anastasia, Chopin, Bridgie and Mom Julie xxxxxx

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  43. Dear friends, I am so very sorry to hear about lovely Moosey! What a special boy, he will be missed by many.

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  44. I am crying as I read this. I wanted to be sure I came over before I went out of town. My heart is just breaking for you all. Moosey will be deeply, deeply missed. He will be in our hearts always, and I am keeping you both in my thoughts and prayers. Sending much love and my deepest sympathy, xoxoxoxo Caren and Cody

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  45. We are so sorry. Sending hugs and purrs to you all.

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  46. We are sorry to hear that Moosey has gone to the Bridge.
    It is never easy to say goodbye to a beloved kitty.
    You all must be so sad, so we are sending comforting purrs.
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ
    and mom Nancy

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  47. What a lovely post about a truly wonderful cat. He will be missed by so many. My heart break for you in this loss. Hugs from us. With deep sympathy.

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  48. It is with a heavy heart and tears in my eyes as I write to you today. I am so sad to hear that sweet Moosey has gone to the bridge. I know all who loved and knew Moosey will forever remember him. Love and hugs to you.

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  49. Ohhhhhh =(
    We are heartbroken. We love Moosey, and we send lots of purrrrrssssss and prayers for all of you. {{{{hugs}}}}

    Marilynn, Grace, Audace, and Ruse

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  50. So sorry to read this. Farewell Moosey, see you at The Bridge. Say hi to Derby for me.

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  51. Every time I saw a picture of Moosey my first thought was what a precious little face he had. I'm pretty sure that when he got to the Bridge he was swarmed by the ladies...especially my sweet girls! Mudpie and I are sending gentle purrs of comfort and love to your family. {{{HUGS}}}

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  52. Poor Moosey had the life with you that every cat dreams of. His colouring was similar to my Josie's, white with tabby patches and a striped tail. And he was with you as long as my Tungsten was with me. I know the pain you're feeling, and yet each person's is his or her own when they lose someone. God bless you, and Godspeed, Moosey.

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  53. I am so sorry to hear that Moosey has gone to The Bridge. Take comfort in knowing that he had a wonderful life with you and that he will live forever in your hearts & your memories. Our time with them is never enough so we need to cherish every minute we have while they are with us. My crew - Princess, Ariana, Hobbs, Sam, Barney, Echo & Dakota will welcome Moosey with open paws and make sure he know how much he is loved. Much love to you, Alexis

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  54. We are so sorry that it was time for Moosey to go. Many hugs and purrs and purrayers during this difficult time.

    From all of us at Forty Paws and Maw

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  55. Oh, Kevin and Tracey, we are crying for the loss of your Moosey, the adorable kitty who wore hats with such style. We can imagine your pain and send a warm hug, purrs and gentle paw taps of comfort.

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  56. A lovely and warm remembrance of your dear family member, Moosey. Your love gave him a swift flight to The Bridge

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  57. We are so very sorry to read this. Sending many hugs to all of you.

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  58. So very, very sorry. He was a lucky boy to have you. And you were lucky to have him.

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  59. Oh, we are SO very sorry for your loss and are so saddened and teary-eyed to hear about the loss of dear Moosey. Sending love and hugs. - Alana and Crepes.

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  60. Dear friends, we are so very sorry for your loss. We wish there were something we could do, but all we can say is that we are thinking of you and sending purrs, prayers, hugs, and love. Moosey was obviously well loved and was a very sweet and gentle soul. He will be missed by all, but he lives on in all of our hearts. We hope you can find comfort in the wonderful memories you have of him. XXXX, the KCC Gang

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  61. I am in tears and I can hardly see to type. I am so deeply sorry that Moosey flew to the Bridge. I as do all of us here know the deep heart wrenching pain of losing a loved fur child. And he was loved by you all, but also by us here in the CB too. Sweet Moosey, there were so many furriends to greet you and lead you on your way. I know Admiral was as well and you will have the biggest cuddlepile you can imagine now. Every day. Love to you, your mommy and daddy. And oh, I will miss you so much. XO

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  62. We are so sorry to hear of your loss. Moosey was a handsome and sweet boy and we loved hearing about him and looking into the sweet soulful face. Our deepest purrs and hugs to try to ease your pain.

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  63. We are so sad to hear that Moosey had to leave for the bridge, but we take solace knowing that he had such a wonderful life with you. Fly free, Moosey.

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  64. We are terribly sorry to hear that Moosey had to leave for the Bridge. We can tell from your beautiful tribute he was a special boy. Sending love and hugs to comfort you. God Bless.
    Angel Normie, Mika, Sasha & Grady Lewis

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  65. St Francis said, "Come little one, there is nothing more I can do for you here, don't be afraid"......

    and St Francis gently picked up Moosey and carried him into the kingdom of heaven; and when the little cat looked around, he realized everything St Francis told him on his journey was true....heaven was beautiful beyond what mere words could express ♥

    Moosey saw there was no pain, suffering, fear, sickness, hunger, thirst or sorrow, until he looked down and saw the family and friends he had left behind.

    and for a very brief moment, the little cat too, was filled with sorrow.

    but then St Francis bestowed Moosey with a set of wings and said, "Use them to return to your family, when their need is the greatest, as nothing can separate your bond of love. Hold each other in your hearts and your memories, until you are reunited again at heaven's door."

    and when Moosey tried on his wings, he knew nothing was impossible...... when there is....love

    Godspeed your journey to heaven Moosey; we hope there's a garden right outside your door, that has a never ending supply of lettuce

    hugs and love to you, your mom, your dad and your sisters from all of us ~~~~

    boomer, daisy, tuna...and dude and sauce too ♥♥♥♥♥


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  66. Oh no! We are so sad to hear of Moosey's passing. We have loved getting to know him and his sweet gentle nature over the years, and will miss him dearly. We know you both loved him very much and made those 7 1/2 years of his life the best.

    A tearful bid farewell to our friend, and our deepest thoughts and condolences to you.

    Love,
    -Amanda and Luna

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  67. We saw this about 1 a.m. and was hoping we dreamt it. Sending comforting purrz to Mom Tracey and Dad Kevin and Gracie and Zoe. Beautiful tribute. Moosey had such wonderful markings and will be missed. Yesterday was a bad day. First Romeo and than Moosey.

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  68. Kevin and Tracey, I am so sorry to hear about your sweet Moosey's passing. It was the kindest thing to let him go, but as you said, it never lessen the pain of losing him..
    He had such a wonderful life, loved deeply and dearly. I'm glad he got to enjoy his Christmas tree this year. Love the photo of him under the tree. He is truly the best gift you could ask. Please know my thoughts are with you. Sending love and hugs...Tamago

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  69. Dear Kevin an Tracey I am so sorry that Moosey had to leave both of you. I remember reading he ate lettuce & seeing the video touched me deeply! Moosey was a one in a million kind of cat...in time the memories will bring smiles; no tears...for now KNOW the blog world is crying with you. I and gentle {{{{hugs}}}} & condolences....Run free Moosey!
    Love Sherri-Ellen <3

    Mee-yow Mistur Meowmeowman kevin an Lady Tracey mee iss furry sorry that Moosey went to Pure Land....*wipess a tear frum eye with paw* Readin abou him made mee wish mee had known him better. An the foto of Moosey under the tree iss so luvley. Hee iss still there inn spirit watchin an luvvin youss'. ***paw patsss*** Siddhartha Henry =^,.^=

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  70. Our hearts here are very heavy today. Sweet Moosey, we will miss you terribly and will look forward to seeing you again some day. The skies have gained a new bright star, the heavens a new bright angel.

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  71. Oh uncle Kevin we is just heartbwoken and all of us have da leaky eyes. Moosey will fur sure be missed. But he will also be membered furever. Hims touched so many lives. Weez sendin' lots and lots of hugs and purrayers yous way.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi, Lexi and mommy Audra

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  72. Fly away sweet Moosey... we will miss you sooo much.

    -Katie Kat.

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  73. Kevin and Tracey, we here at Squeedunk are simply shattered by this news. Moosey made us feel like all good things were possible for kitties in need. He's a special soul and we will never forget him. We are sending thoughts of warmth and peace. There's just no words to offer that makes this better, yet we can't help but express gratitude to you both for giving him a wonderful and loving home for the past 7 1/2 years. Such a lucky boy who gave back exponentially not only to you, but to your devoted readers. Peace to you, and above all Fly Free, Moosey. Laura, Coco, Valentina, Manhattan, Bessie and Lulu (and foster kitty Mimi)

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  74. Oh Tracey & Kevin, we are so very sad to hear this news. What a gracious kitty and such a gentle, special being Moosey was. Sending you our gentlest purrs on the loss of your precious boy. He will be so dearly missed by so many. Love and light to you, we will be holding you in our thoughts, prayers and hearts.

    Be Well Sweet Moosey

    Love and purrs,
    Clooney, Neytiri & Karyn

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  75. So sorry, it's hard to let the sweet ones go.

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  76. I'm so sorry about Moosey. My human knows how hard it is to lose a longtime family member. Purrs to you both.

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  77. I am so very sorry for the loss of your sweet kitty; what a lovely tribute post.

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  78. Thank you for sharing Moosey with us.

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  79. We are so very sorry to read that Moosey had to leave for the Bridge. We are sure he is waiting there for you. Sending you loves, soft purrs and gentle woofs. Mom sends a big {{hug}}.
    Luvs
    Marty and the Gang

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  80. Godspeed, Moosey. Please say hello to all of our friends at the Rainbow Bridge. The sky is brighter tonight because you are an angel with beautiful wings. We are so sorry for your mom and dad, and send purrs and hugs.

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  81. All of us are saddened to hear this news. Moosey had a happy life thanks to you.

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  82. our eyes are so leaky right now. we are so sorry sweet Moosey had to travel Over the Bridge. what a beautiful post about him and the movie of him eating lettuce was so cute :) we are thinking of you and sending our purrs and prayers of comfort.

    pip, smidgen, minnie, hollie, sharpie

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  83. Kevin and Tracey, we sit here in tears. We fell in love with Moosey when we saw his beautiful picture and have cheered him on ever since. To hear of his passing cut us to the heart and we are posting an In Memoriam for such an awesome cat.

    Mossy you were one awesome cat - how lucky we are to have known you, even from so far away. Fly free brave and special spirit.

    Marjorie and the Dash Kitten team

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  84. We are so very sorry to hear of sweet Moosey's passing. Indeed, Heaven has another angel, but it a bit darker here. Our hearts go out to all of you. You are in our thoughts and prayers. Hugs.

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  85. So sorry to read this on Katie Isabella' blog...
    Knowing what it feels like I send you blessings. Rest assured that your Moosey at least knew what love was all about!
    Hugs,
    Mariette
    Barty, Spooky, Bandido, Spunky, Tiggy-Tiger and Speckie

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  86. We are really sorry to hear that Moosey left for the bridge. Even though you did what was best for him, it doesn't ease the pain you're feeling right now. You're in our thoughts, prayers, and purrs.

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  87. I was busy with "stuff" all day and cannot believe I am just now finding our about the handsome, sweet and charming Moosey. Kevin and Tracey, my heart is totally breaking for you. The photo of Moosey enjoying the Christmas tree earlier this week, I know will become cherished along with all your memories of your darling boy. Please accept my condolences. You will be in my thoughts and prayers, and I am sending you all my love and warm hugs. Your friend, Janet

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  88. Our heart opens up to you all at this time, so that we may help easy your loss... the pain never goes and whilst the good memories will will bring you tears they will also be your strength and bring you laughter and love. Tears and Hugs for Moosey and You from all at the Palace. Erin & peep #1

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  89. Farewell beautiful, sweet Moosey. We are so sad that it was time for you to go. We know your Mum & Dad will be hurting a lot, so please keep an eye on them from The Bridge. Run free lovely lad, catch many mousies and remember you will always be loved.

    Kevin & Tracy, we send you love & rumbly purrs to ease the pain, and hope that the happy memories of a very special pussycat, warm your hearts soon.

    Love, purrs & gentle hugs

    Mungo
    Jet
    & Jane The Ape xx

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  90. I am so very sorry for your loss. Sending you hugs tonight.

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  91. So very sorry to hear about Mooseys passing. RIP. Sending soft purrs of comfort.

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  92. That is so sad. I am very sorry for your loss.

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  93. Run free sweet Moosey... you will always be loved... You will always be missed. And a part of you will always live on in all of our hearts

    Sending love to your family during this most difficult time

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  94. Very sad...it is so difficult to make that decision, but sometimes it must be made. Big hugs from us and purrs from the kitties. I learned about Moosey on Katie's blog.

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  95. Awwww, Moosey! Daddy Kiril and & will miss you! You helped so much with leading the support of Animal Shelter Volunteer Life for our blog and Carnival of the Cats and we are sure Mr. Nikita was among those to welcome you to Rainbow Bridge.

    Sneakers the Texian Tuxedo, Friday the Bearded Lady join me in sending lots of purrs and purrayers to you, Kevin, Tracey, Gracie and Zoe at this sad time.

    Elvira Mistress of Felinity

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  96. I was so saddened to find out this morning that sweet, handsome Moosey had to go. I am so sorry. Thinking of you, praying for you and sending lots of love and warm, gentle hugs your way. Chancy and Pooh send you lots of purrs and nose kisses. Sweet Moosey will be missed a lot.

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  97. We are so very sorry for your loss of sweet Moosey. Thank you for sharing him with all of us, and for giving such a wonderful home and loving family.

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  98. Kevin and Tracey,

    We're so sorry to learn about your handsome Moosey; those eyes! Loved reading your accounts of his awesomeness. It's so hard to let them go but know you helped him to have a really good life. Lettuce snacks? Oh my! Purrs, Phillip, Christopher, Brody, Hope, and Karen the mom, at Kittens n Things.

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  99. We are so so sorry that sweet Moosey had to leave to the bridge :(
    Sending lots of gentle (((purrs))) and huggies <3

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  100. Moosey was a sweet baby. He had some patroling to do over the Rainbow Bridge to make sure everything was goods when you see him again. Thank you for sharing Moosey and his loving purrsonality with us... We will miss him too. Purrz, Katie and the Katz.

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  101. We were saddened and wet eyed upon hearing of Moosey flying over the bridge. He was surely a special cat and his passing will leave many wonderful memories. Moosey please keep us all safe as you fly over on your new wings. Sending love, purrs and prayers of support.
    Timmy, Dad Pete and Family

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  102. We have not had a chance to post until now. We send you much love and Many Many Many kisses
    We share your sorrow and our hears are broken.
    Nellie and Mommy

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  103. We are very sorry Moosey flew to the bridge. We are sure he would still be patrolling his house to make sure everything and everyone is safe before turning in among the stars.

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  104. We are so sorry for your loss. We didn't really know Moosey but We can tell from all the tributes here that he was a furry special mancat, and will be sorely missed by those who had the good fortune to know him.
    Fly free, sweet Moosey.

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  105. Oh, nooo. Granny can't hardly type anymore..this is so sad news about your sweet Moosey and we are so sorry you had to let go of your sweet and beautiful Moosey. Send soft pawkisses to comfort you. Goodbye sweet Moosey <3 <3 <3

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  106. I think you did right for Moosey - sorry you have to have this pain- certainly we know that pain.

    For those reading this, check out my cat blog archives for some informative posts and stories about the cat abandoned/feral colony I manage.

    http://homelesscatcare.blogspot.com/

    Debby in Arizona

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  107. We send love and warm hugs and head butts to all of you. It's so hard to let a good buddy go. RIP, Moosey, until we meet again.

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  108. Moosey was such a cool cat & had a great life with you. He was so lucky to be part of your family. <3

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  109. What a beautiful tribute to a beautiful boy. I love that he would patrol the house to make sure it was safe before coming to sleep with you at night. They are never with us long enough. Sending you love. xoxo Romeo's family

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  110. Our hearts just broke when we saw the news that Moosey had made his trip to the Bridge. We have no doubt he will be there waiting for you all. We add our tears to yours, and send you so much love.

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  111. losing a loved one is never easy, no matter when or how..

    My heart goes out to you both.

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  112. I'm so so sorry to hear about Moosey. What a beautiful boy and his personality and spirit shines through your words. Sending you much love and support. Run free, sweet Moosey

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  113. So sad for you. We know you have a hole in your house. Biggest purrs to you.

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  114. Gosh I am so far behind. I am very sorry to read about Mossey. They are never with us long enough.

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  115. I haven't been keeping up with my email lately and when I finally got to it. I saw the email from Ann Adamus about Moosey, I was so saddened. My heart goes out to you with purrs, hugs and Prayers. He was a special kitty. God Bless.

    Love,
    Cleopatra and Mom

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  116. I didn't see this until just now. So very sorry about your loss. Moosey was so handsome...this is a beautiful tribute.

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  117. I'm so, so sorry for your loss. It's so hard to do the right thing for them when we love them so much. Thank you for being the people who rescue and love animals so much, even when it breaks your heart.

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  118. I'm really sorry about losing your baby. He sounds really sweet. We lost our 18 year old cat, JoJo in September. I'm still so sad. We got another cat at an animal shelter the next day. I was volunteering at the shelter for a year. I loved working in the cat room.
    http://therantingsofadramaqueensmum.blogspot.com

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