Thursday, June 30, 2011

Farewell Fellow Mancat


(It's an old picture, but once of the better ones I have of him...)

I have some sad news to pass along today. Dude Newman has run off to the Rainbow Bridge. He had developed cancer and was really suffering towards the end. Even then he refused to 'settle down' and just go live inside more often. So his owners brought him in and helped him let go of all of the pain he had been having. He was almost 13.

While he wasn't a 'regular' on the blog, and I wasn't particularly fond of the lug, he did make Mombean happy while he was her cat, and it always made her smile when she saw him around the neighborhood. According to her, he was 'a really good cat'. How can I argue with that.

Take care, dude. You know who you're supposed to check in with when you get up there. I'm counting on you.

25 comments:

Random Felines said...

We are sending your mom kitty kisses....it is never easy to lose a kitty friend. Run healthy and free Dude Newman!!

Brian said...

I am so sorry to hear about Newman. My sisters and I send you and your Mom many purrs and hugs.

ML said...

Brian just let us know about Newman running off to the Rainbow Bridge.
We's sending lotsa soft purrs and purrayers to him's fambly.
We also put up a tribute badge on the CB.
Love & Purrs,
KC

Forty Paws said...

Bless his heart. Cancer is NOT GOOD. Our Annie is suffering with mouth cancer and she doesn't have very much longer on this earth.
We're sending hugs and purrs and purrayers to you and your Mom.
Newman, look for Annie when she crosses over, ok?

Luf, Us

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We're very sorry to learn about Newman. Sending purrs and wags.

The Meezers or Billy said...

awww big {{HUGS}}} and purrrs for your mombean and newmans fambly.

Raymond and Busby said...

We're sorry about your pal, and sending purrs to his family. Fly free Newman!

SuziQCat said...

So sorry about your loss...run free friend!

Fuzzy Tales said...

We're sending your mom purrs and Light and hope Newman now is at the Bridge, having a grand time.

Eric and Flynn said...

We are sorry to hear about Dude Newman. We are sending comforting purrs to your mum and dad and to the family he adopted.

The Island Cats said...

We're so sorry to hear about Newman...we send purrs to his family and everybuddy else who is missing him so much.

Cheysuli and gemini said...

Our purrs It is always hard to loose a friend.

Furkidsmom said...

We're sorry Newman has gone to the Bridge. We know Angel Sniffie will help show him around and make him comfy there. We HATE Cancer



The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

Nina the Torbie said...

Oh, we're sorry about your Mom's friend. He was quite handsome... Hope you all are doing well!
Purrs,
Nina (& Victor)

Darling Millie said...

DAMN! Newman! Oh crap, that sucks. Mom and I send purrs and hugs. And kisses, and smootchies. We are so sorry.

Sparkle the Designer Cat said...

I'm so sorry to hear this. Purrs to your human.

meowmeowmans said...

We are so sorry to hear that Newman had to run off to the Bridge. We are sending you our heartfelt hugs and purrs.

Madness, Trouble and Squish said...

Oh we are so sorry to hear abut Newman. Purrs.

Angel and Kirby said...

we are so sorry to hear about Newman! We know your Mom is very sad!

Camie's Kitties said...

We are sorry to hear about Newman. We are purring for your mommy.

Cody and Gracie

Cheri said...

Fly free Newman. Sending purrs of sympathy to all.

Cats of wildcat woods

Max said...

Aw man... :(

Prancer Pie said...

Always sad when sumbody leaves for the bridge. Nosetaps for your mom.

3 kats and a kwiltr said...

sending snuggles and purrs for all that will miss Newman (even a little).
Taz, Runt, Charles and mommy, Anna, in IL

Mark's Mews said...

There is a time when it doesn't mater how ya got along with another kittie. We are glad ya feel good thoughts after he is gone. That's the way it should be...

We are sure Newman is meetin some great cats over the Bridge.

Peace, and purrs...