Tuesday, December 4, 2012

Sad News on the Kitty Front

Well, today was the big ultra-sound day to try to figure out what's been going on with my sweet kitty Mr. Sputnik VonWiskars.

Unfortunately, the results were not good. He has a large mass in his bladder - we're sending off a sample for biopsy, on the off chance it isn't malignant, but I'm not holding out much hope for that.

I haz a sad... a very big sad.

Anyhow, just wanted to let you know that I'll probably be a bit scarce for the next few weeks - the vet says he doesn't have long and I want to spend as much quality time with my sweet boy as possible.

It the meantime, if you're a sucker for kitty stories & pictures, here are some links to some stuff that Sputnik helped me write years ago.

Here's the story of how Sputnik came to live with me.

And here are some photos of him helping out around the house.

I was just learning about how to design web pages and this was my "test site." I pretty much just needed material of any kind so I could learn, and Sputty was of great help.

Heavy, heavy sigh. I think I'm gonna need some cattitude to get through this one...


  1. Praying for good news from the vet. And praying that your kitty spends as much of his allotted time as possible with you!

  2. My heart goes out to both of you. Hoping for the best.


  3. I am so, so sad for you, Cat. Heartbreaking, I know.

  4. I am so sorry. There really aren't words to ease your sadness and pain. I've been in the same situation so many times and it's never easy, regardless of the cause or time you have left. Know that my thoughts are with both of you.

  5. I'm sorry to hear Sputnik's so poorly. My heart goes out to you. x

  6. Oh Cat, I'm so sorry to hear about your kitty. I too am hoping for the best for both of you. Hang in there.

  7. So, so sorry to hear about your cat. I have inherited two cats via my husband and we would be devastated if anything hapened to them, so I really feel for you. Enjoy your time together for as long as it lasts.... Frances

  8. I am so sorry to hear this....I have been where you are at, and know how painful it is...hang in there...love on him all you can. We hurt much, because we love much... God give you the peace you need to get through....Janet

  9. Hoping for the best!

  10. So sorry to read this. I love his story of how he came to live with you :)

  11. Really sorry to hear Cat. We just lost our 12 year old doggy to liver failure so I understand completely how you feel. Even with all the time we have with them, we will always want 5 more minutes. I hope you find comfort in this difficult time.

  12. I'm so sorry, my thoughts are with you.

  13. Connie is right....there are no words we can say that will help you feel better. Try to take some comfort in knowing that there are many of us that really do understand how you are feeling as we have felt (or are feeling) that way about our beloved critters... You are not alone.

  14. I just wanted to thank you all so much for your support. I'd respond to each comment individually, but I'd just be saying the same thing over and over... Thanks.

    BTW - Sputty's doing as well as can be expected under the circumstances. He's comfortable, and at the moment he's lounging in his favorite sunbeam.

    Thanks again for the kind words and messages of support.



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