March 19th, 2007, 02:28 PM
Cant believe i am posting here,but 2 kittens passed over the weekend,and i also found out saturday that roxys mom was found in the spot where we found kittens and she was deceased,mangers wife found her and said she didnt see any visible injuries when her husband picked her up she had a little blood around her mouth,he thinks she maybe ate poison or something,cant cry anymore,pretty upset because i feel like i should of checked back there for her and maybe could of gotten her to a vet.Never crossed my mind she might be injured and laying right under our noses,now i know why she didnt take care of babies.Pretty upsetting.Other 3 kittens are doing ok,posting pictures of them in photo section.Rest in Peace little guys and mom..Sorry i didnt look for you..:candle: :candle: :candle: :rip: :rip: :rip:
March 19th, 2007, 02:42 PM
I'm so sorry Heidiho , that is the harsh life of feral cats, thanks to human stupidity. :sad: You did everything you could and more, don't blame yourself, it has nothing to do with you. :grouphug:
March 19th, 2007, 02:49 PM
How very sad, at least someone is mourning her. Frenchy is so right, ferals have it bad everywhere, even in Hawaii.
March 19th, 2007, 02:55 PM
Heidiho, how very sad for you. At least you saved sweet Roxy and a bit of her mom lives on thanks to you.
RIP mom and babies.
March 19th, 2007, 03:13 PM
What i am trying to stop thinking is that she went back there to die,and if i would of found her maybe i could of saved her,i just hope she didnt lay there and slowly fade away in pain..Here are the babies when they were 5.I just found out our camera can be hooked up to computer,wil get wire today,.cause i have alot of better pictures of the babies,
March 19th, 2007, 03:40 PM
Aww Heidi, you did a great thing just by caring so much about her and her babies. So sorry for your loss :sad: . Rest in peace momma cat and beautiful babies :candle: .
March 19th, 2007, 03:57 PM
Thanks,hard to believe she is gone,at least she is in a better place,the people caring for the 3 thinks they will be ok and make it.To hard to write about.
March 19th, 2007, 05:25 PM
Oh no Heidi,I know momma cats will take care of their kittens no matter how sick she feels and that's probably why she died right there,looking for her kittens:sad:
She could have been hit by a car and had internal injuries,but no matter what,she would have crawled back to her babies.
It's sad but you are certainly not to blame,like someone said,it's the often very short life of a feral cat.:sad:
March 19th, 2007, 05:32 PM
Chico2-That is also what they said maybe she had internal injuries cause of the blood by mouth,and that kills me to that she went to where her babies were to die,i just have to try and not think about "what if" because it is to hard,it never crossed my mind to even go back there and i have to not think that way,.
March 19th, 2007, 06:15 PM
Heidiho, there is nothing more you could do. Just think about the kitties. Momma cat is with her other young ones now, all safe and sound. Don't kill yourself over this. Besides, she may not have gone back iof she sensed your were around...RIP sweet momma:sad:
March 20th, 2007, 08:03 AM
I agree,as hard as it is for you to think of her,she is at peace now,gone to be with her babies:cat:
Her remaining babies are the ones who now need all the help they can get:pray:
When you had Damien,I never thought of you as someone caring about cats,but I think you are hooked now:lovestruck:
March 20th, 2007, 08:06 AM
There's no understanding these things Heidiho, but don't beat your self up they are in a better place now. :grouphug:
March 20th, 2007, 01:47 PM
Heidi, I am so sorry to hear this, how sad and upset you must be.:sad: :grouphug:
You did all you could for these poor little dears. It's a cruel world, sometimes isnt it.. but these little ones are now free of any struggles or pain.:candle: :grouphug:
March 20th, 2007, 02:50 PM
Thank you.At this point i dont think i am gonna go over there to see them until they are a little older,it is just to much,which was pointed out to me by someone here,which shows me i must be getting to overwhelmed by all of it,cause for someone that hasnt met me,it must show alot.And i am glad they pointed it out.
March 26th, 2007, 04:28 PM
The kitten that i was thinking of taking,the one that would scratch his eye w/paw has passed,i think it was thursday they said,2 left,i hope they survive.:fingerscr
March 26th, 2007, 04:43 PM
Awww Heidi,that's sooo sad:sad: poor little babies:sad:
March 26th, 2007, 04:52 PM
I'm so sorry Heidiho, I know how delicate life can be for those little ones. I had a some babies once. They were taken away from the mom when they barely opened their eyes. The vets thought I was nuts. They said they would all eventually die. I was feeding them ever 2 hours for days...I only lost one:sad: I know how you feel
March 26th, 2007, 05:24 PM
Heidiho, I do not know how I missed this thread. I am so sorry about momma :rip: :candle: but like was already said the life of a feral is indeed sad. :sad: And, then the two babies and now the one you were considering taking. :grouphug: :candle: You have done everything possible that anyone could have :angel: and, my deepest condolences go out to you. :grouphug: :grouphug:
March 26th, 2007, 05:28 PM
So sorry heidiho. I just saw this thread also. Poor little kittens and mommy.
March 26th, 2007, 06:13 PM
The lady said she cant take much more(meaning emotionaly) i know i could not have,these last 2 have to make it,we wanted to bring one to our house to see how roxy would react,but i am not 100 % sure that they couldnt give something to her if they had any kind of illness!! Could they??
March 26th, 2007, 06:28 PM
I too missed this thread. im so very sorry Heidiho. you did the very best you could. they are in a peaceful loving place now and at least she will find three of her kitten where she is. :rip: Momma and kittens. :grouphug: :grouphug:
:fingerscr the other two are going to be fine!
March 26th, 2007, 07:41 PM
I too am sorry to hear of the news about mama but don't blame yourself!! I do believe if she had any life left in her - no matter how sick, she would have tried to care for those babies!! It is the instinct of mama cats who could teach many human moms a thing or too (spoken in my professional capacity - I see great ones but some I wonder way too much about and worry about the children!). Not so with mother cats except very unusual circumstances!!
So don't be hard on yourself. Celebrate her short life and be happy that you saved the kittens you did!! That in and of itself is a wonderful credit to you and your personality!!
Take care!!!!!! :grouphug:
Ands the kits are sooooooooooo cute!!!!!
March 26th, 2007, 07:53 PM
I am trying not to get to involved..I just let it really get to me and i dont know how to not let it..I really liked that little guy,at least they are together,and she doesnt have to live that rough life anymore.
March 26th, 2007, 07:55 PM
Heidiho..I am so sorry for this loss...but you are an angel for caring ! It is a sad thing but sometimes there is a reason! I am not so sure I would bring the kittens home to Roxy just yet! They need to get strong and build up their system as well....All in good time..!!
March 26th, 2007, 08:18 PM
Thanks,i honestly dont even know if i want another,well i probably would of tried w/ the little one w/ the eye issues.But i dont know,roxy seems pretty ok w/ her life,so i will keep it as a thought .......
March 27th, 2007, 10:43 PM
:sad: I'm sorry, that is just too sad. :grouphug:
April 9th, 2007, 09:05 PM
: A sad ending to the whole situation,the other kittens did not make it,i have been staying away from their place cause i really didnt know if i wanted to find out if they were ok or not,well i saw the manager Erin sunday and he told me they were gone,i couldnt believe it,iasked how his wife was,he didnt say but told me one of them died in his palms,i then saw his wife later and she absolutley would not discuss it,so at least they are all together,i just cant believe a whole family wiped out like that,which will lead me to my new thread....:rip: :rip: :rip: :rip: :rip: :rip:
April 9th, 2007, 10:07 PM
Such a sad ending.
I'm so sorry. :candle:
April 9th, 2007, 10:50 PM
:rip: little family. they are all together now. :sad:
April 10th, 2007, 08:13 AM
Heidi,so sorry..but I believe most of us expected it to happen,it's not easy nurturing newborn kittens/puppies:sad:
:rip: little babies:sad:
April 10th, 2007, 09:41 AM
Heidiho, I just want you to know that because of you these percious kittens and momma got to feel the love from caring individuals. You are so wonderful for all you've done for them, they will always be grateful and will race to meet you with all the other animals that have been in your life when you arrive at the rainbow bridge. :grouphug:
Take Care of yourself, :love:
April 10th, 2007, 02:40 PM
Thank you,you know that is why i stayed away from them because i knew if i got to attached and this happend i would be just as upset as his wife is.And no it is not easy trying to raise kittens that are just a few days old,and all of them passing away shows that..Just to sad.....
April 10th, 2007, 04:48 PM
I'm really sorry Heidiho :grouphug: :candle: :candle: :candle:
April 10th, 2007, 05:03 PM
Sometimes the world seems so cruel.
:rip: to all the little kitties and Roxys mom.
April 11th, 2007, 02:48 AM
Sorry to hear the news. :rip: :candle: :candle: :candle: