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December 17, 2015

Grateful for You All

Today is Thankful Thursday, and we wanted express our gratitude to our amazing friends and family for the remarkable outpouring of care and concern since our sweet Moosey made his journey to the Rainbow Bridge. 

Thank you, Ann (Zoolatry), for this lovely memorial badge.

All of us here are dealing with Moosey's loss in our own way, but bound together by love. Zoe clearly misses her brother, and we can see that she is not quite herself. It's a tough adjustment, but we know she (and all of us) will be okay in time, and that there will come a day when memories of Moosey bring more smiles than tears. Until then, we are so grateful for your love, compassion, purrs and prayers. Thanks and love to you all. 

Thank you, Julie (Father Tom Fishworthy, SJ & Family)
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A note from Mom Tracey, Gracie and Zoe:

Even though we're all still sad that Moosey had to go to the Bridge, we're wishing Dad Kevin a beautiful birthday filled with things that make him happy. We know for a fact that Angel Moosey is wishing him the same exact thing. :)

Happy Birthday. We love you, Dad!

Gracie, Zoe and Mom Tracey

43 comments:

The Florida Furkids said...

Happy Birthday to Dad Kevin. We KNOW Angel Moosey is celebrating his birthday with him.

The Florida Furkids

GLOGIRLY said...

Happy Birthday, Kevin! We know your hearts are heavy and this is all still very bittersweet. We think about you and Moosey everyday. We hope you feel his love on your special day.
(((purrs))

Cherry City Kitties said...

To our dearest honorary dad. We, your honorary fursons send our extra special mancat love to you on your birthday. We love you, more than purrs can say. Harry, Dexter and Tipp. (And sister Willow)

Summer at sparklecat.com said...

What a bittersweet birthday this must be for you. Purrs to your family as everyone makes the transition to a new normal.

Athena Cat Goddess Wise Kitty said...

Best wishes for your birthday, Kevin. We are sure Moosey is sending you lots of love and purrs.

Purrs and healing light to you all xx

Athena and Marie

ZOOLATRY said...

When we make little memory images of our sweet kitty friends, they are often whispering to us ... and Moosey said don't forget to tell Dad "happy purrsday wif luv from me" ...
All the best to you, Kevin.

CATachresis said...

You are right! There comes a time when the deep sadness of loss becomes less strong than the sweet memories of a life well lived. Moosey's memory lives on. Happy Birthday Kevin x

Fuzzy Tales said...

Hugs and purrs to you all. We're wishing Kevin as happy a birthday as possible -- celebrate anyway, because life is too short not to, and we think Moosey would want you to as well. Peace.

Marg said...

A very Happy Birthday to you Kevin. Also big hugs to you just cause we know you miss Moosey so much. But he is watching over you. You have a great day Kevin and many more.

The Island Cats said...

We know it wasn't easy losing sweet Moosey...and we hope one day memories of him will bring more smiles than sadness. Happy Birthday, Kevin. ♥

Unknown said...

Oh it is so hard to lose our sweet ones..and for us all we know that pain..but we do hope Dad Kevin has that sweet face of Moosey in his mind and heart today..i am sure Moosey will be sending a special head bonk..much love from us all Bev xxxx

The Whiskeratti said...

Happy Birthday, Kevin. Pawhugs from us all.

The Menagerie Mom said...

I think about and pray for you all every day, Kevin, Tracey, Gracie, and Zoe. I know that right now it still feels like Moosey's passing has left a huge hole in your heart, but over time that hole will indeed fill up with your fond memories of him. And, as you said, in time you'll be able to smile at every thought of him.

Happy birthday, Kevin. Your Moosey is looking down on you, today and always.

The Meezers or Billy said...

Happy Birthday Mr Kevin - you are truly a hero to kitties and we love you. We are so sorry that Moosie is at the Bridge, we shed many tears when we heard.

CatonsvilleCats said...

Happy birthday! Moosey knows that your heart will have room for a new kitty in need before too long.

Random Felines said...

it is never gets easier....but he was a special boy

Happy Birthday Dad Kevin!! purrs

Brian said...

Happy Birthday Dad Kevin from all of us. We also send some extra purrs and hugs for you to use when you need them.

Tamago said...

Happy birthday to Kevin. I agree, angel Moosey wants his dad to have a birthday filled with smile and happiness. Sounds like sweet Zoe is taking it hard.. I hope time helps her, and all of you heal your hearts. Sending warm hugs to you xx

Anonymous said...

Happy birffday uncle Kevin. We all miss Moosey and know your heart is heavy, but your life is filled wiff luv and Moosey's memories. Weez sendin' lots of hugs and purrayers.

Luv ya'

Dezi and Lexi

Just Mags said...

Thinking about you and sending gentle warm hugs and purrs. Happy Birthday to Kevin! Maggie, Pooh and Chancy

www.shelter-cats.com said...

May good memories of healthy younger Moosey fill your heart and make you smile. Happy birthday, Kevin.
xxoo
Maggie

catsynth said...

Happy Birthday Kevin, and lots of love to the whole family!
Xo

-Luna and Amanda

da tabbies o trout towne said...

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Quill and Greyson said...

Happy Birthday to you Dad!

Kitty Cat Chronicles said...

Sending purrs and prayers and love! And Happy Birthday wishes!! <3

pilch92 said...

Happy Birthday Kevin!

Kitties Blue said...

Dear Kevin, Mom and all us kitties are sending you all our love and best wishes on your birthday. We know you are still grieving but hope you can enjoy your special day. Moosey would want that. You all are in our thoughts and prayers everyday. You are special friends. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

ANGEL ABBYGRACE said...

Happy birthday to Dad Kevin.
We are all still sending you big purrs and hugs. WE understand how transitions are and we are keeping you in our proverbial prayers.

Memories of Eric and Flynn said...

Best wishes for your birthday Kevin. Moosey has left a huge hole in your heart, and although it will never be the same,in time the good memories will come and help to fill it again.

Anonymous said...

Happy birthday, Kevin. You deserve the very best that life can offer. Thank you for all that you do for countless little lives.
BIG HUGS!
P.S. You are all in our thoughts and prayers. xo

Melissa, Mudpie and Angel Truffles (Mochas, Mysteries and Meows) said...

Hope you're enjoying your special day as much as possible, Kevin. Moosey will never be forgotten, and always treasured.

LP said...

Happy Birthday Kevin! We hope you find a moment today to be kind to yourself and to celebrate your special day doing something special. We understand that it might be difficult to celebrate because you are still mourning your sweet boy, but we know that in spirit, Moosey is sending you a kazillion birthday wishes and that he made a special lettuce cake just for you :)

the critters in the cottage xo

Sasha said...

we are sending our expressions of sorrow and are thinking of you purr purr

Cat Chat With Caren and Cody (Caren Gittleman) said...

Happy Birthday to our dear, dear friend. We know that you have to have had mixed emotions today...but we are hoping that there were at least a few moments that made you smile (((hugs))) and love from all of us! catchatwithcarenandcody

Clooney said...

Happy Birthday Dad Kevin! Wishing you a wonderful year ahead filled with many blessings. Sending gentle purrs and love to you all in this time of adjustment of missing your sweet Moosey. Many cuddles and purrs to Zoe.

Hannah and Lucy said...

Happy Birthday Kevin (sorry we're a bit late) we hope you will manage a smile or two and have a glass of wine - Moosey would have wanted you to stay positive.
Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

Katiez Furry Mewz said...

Still purring fur you... Did you gets our Chrissymouse card in an email? We purr that the Mew year will bring the joys of unexpected Miracles...all from Moosey.

Robin said...

Happy Birthday to Kevin! I'm so sorry for your loss. Moosey was a special kitty. We're sending purrs and prayers to all of you.
-Purrs from your friends at www.PlayfulKitty.net

Savannah's Paw Tracks said...

Happy Birthday Kevin and your tribute to Moosey is lovely. What a joy to see you both in that Hallmark video. He is there forever now, with you.

Hilary said...

Sending you hugs... I know how hard it is... but the smiles will come

wildcatwoods said...

Know how very hard this is, we are keeping you all in our thoughts for the coming weeks.

Layla Morgan Wilde ( Cat Wisdom 101) said...

Seeing your header with Angel Moosey was bittersweet. We're lying low and not commenting much but wanted to say, you're in our thoughts and send hugs.

View From My Pram said...

PepiSmartDog: I am so sorry about Moosey arriving a the Rainbow Bridge. As a Rainbow Bridge Ambassador, Moosey had a wonderful Welcome Banquet where all his RB friends and family were gathered to welcome him! We will all take good care of Moosey and keep him busy with all our clubs and fun stuff to do. We can eat anything and do everything! No more pain or sickness and only happy memories. He knows you still love him and he loves you too. In time Moosey will whisper to your heart; he is always with you. The day you unexpectedly find yourself standing on the Rainbow Bridge, Moosey will be there to meet you! You will be a forever family again...not just yet.
Sorry I'm late getting here but thank you for joining our Thankful Thursday Blog Hop each week. Really enjoy your posts! *waves paw* :=o)