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    Default My cat Phoebe

    My cat Phoebe died of probable cancer on August 5 at the age of almost 16. For the last 9 years she was my constant stay-at-home companion, and I miss her. Here is her memorial Webpage with a few photos:

    http://www.drlorigibson.com/pet-memo...ory-of-phoebe/
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    such a regal looking cat, Phoebe. I am aching myself now just knowing how sad you must be. Pets are so good for us.

    I know that you feel lucky to have had Phoebe as long as you did. I could not ever get any of my cats to live that long. I thought I took good care of them but even with that and the vet visits never could get one to live that many years.

    Cats were always so peaceful and dogs were always so lively so as I got older I preferred the quiet cats who would snuggle with me. Phoebe sounds like she was the perfect pet in my opinion. I want to thank you for sharing memories and pictures of Phoebe with us.
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    What a beautiful kitty Thank you for sharing her story and photos.
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    Phoebe was fortunnate to have your companionship & love all those years. thanks for sharing! had a cat that made it to 21 years. hoping she didn't suffer much pain.

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    agate ,

    it seems you and phoebe were fortunate to have each other! she had a personality that blended with yours.

    there is always a balance between the pleasure our pets give us and the knowledge they have a short life span. it's always sad to see them at the end of their lives. i don't know if i will get another dog after my dogs die, but i said that the last time .

    thank you for sharing your story of phoebe with us,
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