An Important Health Update from Sister Precious

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Hello everyone. It’s me Precious and it’s time we had a serious chat. You see, I’m not doing overly well. Not well at all. I have good days and I have bad days. Right now I’ve had more good days, two weeks ago I had more bad days.

I am not sure how much longer I’ll be staying, but I wanted to give you a heads up so you wouldn’t be surprised.  I might be here a while yet, but then again, I might not.  It seems as though lots of things are going wrong all at the same time.  I’m 14 now so I suppose that’s just part of the aging process for me.  Getting old sucks though.  I just wasn’t expecting for it to hit all at once.

I wanted to let you know how much I appreciate all of you welcoming me to the blogosphere and I can always feel all the love you send my way.  I’m lucky to have landed here, and I do know that.  I’m still very happy and intend to stay that way.  Oh, I’m a fighter but sometimes there’s only so much you can do.  I don’t intent to give up without a fight though.

Thanks for letting me get this off my chest and thanks for all the purrs and prayer I know that will be coming when you read this.  I love you all too.

Remember, adopt cats, we deserve it!!!!!  More Forever Homes More Often!  Purrrrr! Zip! Later!

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101 thoughts on “An Important Health Update from Sister Precious

  1. The Poupounette Gang

    Oh Precious! We are sad to hear that the bad days have grown more frequent, but we are sending you lots of purrs, plus some woofs and neighs, that the good days will continue to sustain you, and we can continue to enjoy your sweet face for a long time to come.

    From all your friends at
    The Poupounette

  2. Summer

    Precious, I’m so sorry you are doing poorly. I’m sending healing purrs your way. I want you to have lots and lots of good days.

  3. The Swiss Cats

    We’re sad to hear that bad days have become more frequent. We send you tons of purrs and hope you’ll have enough good days to enjoy life for a long time. Purrs

  4. Fuzzy Tales

    Precious, this saddens us deeply. We hope you’ll be here for quite a while yet, with good quality of life, but we also understand the reality that sometimes that’s not possible. Whatever happens, know you are surrounded by love–from your family and from many around cyber space. Blessings and purrs to you.

  5. easy rider

    Precious, i cross my paws and I send healing weim-.power to support your fight…. it’s true getting old is definitely no fun… Hugs to you and I hope this caturday is one of the good days for you.

  6. Marg

    Oh No Precious, we are so sorry you are not feeling well. We sure send tons of purrs and prayers that some how you will feel better. We will cross all our paws for you .

  7. Emma

    Oh Precious, we are so sorry you are not doing well. Living with our senior sister, we know how things can really change from day to day. We pray you are comfortable and you will do what you need to do. You may not appreciate it, but I send you some hound hugs and slobber. It is what we dogs do to show our love. Take care.

  8. Pat Hatt

    Age sure can bring the bad days on. But hopefully that is just some con and it switches back to tons of good. Fight on indeed at your feed.

  9. Sammy

    Dear Beautiful Sister Precious…….I am sending you tons of purrs and POTP…….it’s not easy getting old and only another “oldie” can understand. I am in the same place you are in my life (just turned 16 in January) and I have lots of good AND bad days. Some days Mom is sure I’m leaving her – but next day I’m OK……I keep my humans guessing! For now though, I’m hanging in there – but I know like you, every hour I’m here I’m loved completely and unconditionally…….it’s the BEST feeling isn’t it? I know you feel that as well………we are lucky………

    Hugs, Sammy

  10. Sailor Edgar

    I am so sorry to hear that you are not well…hope you have more good days! At my age, I am definitely aware of the problems involved. Big hugs from us and purrs from the kitties!

  11. Annabelle

    Dear Precious
    We all understand how swiftly time seems to catch us all at once. It did that to our Angels Abby & Gracie. WE are keeping you in our purrs and hope the good days are a lot more plentiful than the bad. ((HUGS))

  12. da tabbies o trout town

    therez R gorgeouz gal pal…..we iz troo lee sorre ya haz had sum funkee dayz in de past N we ask St Francis ta send az manee bkessingz that him haz that ya haz two mor good weekz for manee monthz ta come…sew ya end up with like 45 bazillion good weekz total. fite with all ya got N then sum oh kay….pleez be well…bunches.. { we stole de cell ewe lar N we heer de food gurl askin if any one haz seen it…..we better go }. ♥️♥️♥️

  13. Madi

    Oh sweet Precious and sibs and peeps. We are so very sorry to read this.
    We knew you had ups and downs but did not realize how serious.
    You are a sweet and pretty Torie lady have known unconditional love and given it…and that is most important. Mom and I send you hugs and love
    Madi your bff now and furever

  14. Austin Towers

    Oh Sister Precious, even though we are on a blogging break, I insisted mum let me come so I can give you my bestest purrs! You are a fighter for sure and we are thinking of you and your fursibs and your peeps ❤️❤️❤️

  15. Cats of Wildcat Woods

    Dear Precious we are so very sorry your bad days are more often now. We know how hard it is to go thru this for you and your humans. We made the same decision for Georgie when she was having more and more health issues requiring hospital stays. It is a quality of life issue. When it gets so that the bad days way outnumber the good, then it is not a good quality of life. Hoping you will be with your family for a while longer – sending lots of loving purrs to you all.

  16. KitKat

    Praying for good days for you Precious. Sending tons of love and extra hard purrs.
    Angel Normie, Mika, Sasha & Grady Lewis

  17. Flynn

    I am sorry you are not doing so well, Precious. Keep fighting though and treasure your good days. It is 16 months now since I became ill and 14 months since I almost crossed the Bridge. My bad days were getting really bad and my mum and dad thought it was my time, but mum felt in her heart that I was not ready, and I am still here. I still have bad days, but only about 2 a week. On my good days I really enjoy my life. What I am trying to tell you is keep fighting, don’t give up. I know how you feel and some days it would be only too easy to give in. Your family will know when it is your time and will help you with all their love. Until that time comes enjoy every day. I am purring for you and sending gentle headbutts.

  18. Annie

    Oh no. Precious, I didn’t know you were doing poorly but I do remember that you got sick in the summer (or thereabout). We here are all hoping for the best. You are truly precious and we really want you to have many, many good days and very few (or no) bad days. Your family loves you so much and that is a true blessing.

  19. Raven

    Sister Precious, I’m sorry you’re having so many days when you’re not feeling well. I hope you have many more good days where you can enjoy your wonderful home, loving family, and visits with the downstairs kitties. Purrs.

  20. Rosemary B and Pierro and Miles

    This is distressing news but you are so loved and cared for. We know each day is precious, just like you♥️

  21. Grace & Marilynn

    We are sending LOTS of purrrrrrsssss and prayers and {{{{hugs}}}} to you and all your family. Times like this are very hard on everyone, especially you, we know.

    Love, Marilynn, Grace, Audace, and Ruse

  22. Layla Morgan Wilde

    Oh no, I was hoping for better news but fully understand the up and down, better and worse days evaluation and care. Sending hugs for all. What I’ve learned is being strong to respect the cat’s process and not rushing into the big sleep. Hardest thing ever and I know you’ll do right with Precious. xoxo

  23. Forty Paws

    Many hugs and purrs and purrayers to you Precious! It is hard getting old, and we hope that you have a ton more good days!

    Luf from all of us at Forty Paws and Maw

  24. Katie isabella

    Precious, you know mommy Admiral and I have always loved you. Please get better beautiful and yes, precious girl. Please . ❤️❤️

  25. Ann Staub

    Aw Precious <3 I hope you are able to stay longer than expected, but if not may you find some peace where ever you go. Will think of you and hope that you have many good days.

  26. Deziz World

    Oh Precious we’re so sorry to hear this. We fur sure know all ’bout those bad days. Sis Lexi and mommy boff have a lot of them. And sumtimes ya’ just wanna give up da fight. We know all ’bout dat too. Precious nopawdy can tell you how much or how long you shuld fight. We want ya’ to be round furever, cuz dat’s just da way we are. But we also unnerstand dat’s not pawssible. So we’s gunna be purrayin’ fur ya’ to have more better days, and fur yous furmily too. Stay warm and y’all have a blest weekend.We luv you and yous furmily very much.

    Hugs to you all

    Dezi and Lexi

  27. LP

    Precious, we love your fighting spirit! And we are happy to hear that you are still feeling happy even though the bad days are starting to outweigh the good days. We are sending you and your pawrents lots of love. You are surrounded by good thoughts and love, sweetie.

    the critters in the cottage xo

  28. Jan K

    Oh no, Sister Precious, we are so sorry to hear you have not been well. It’s so tough to get old. We are sending all of the warm thoughts and prayers that we can muster for you. We hope you can fight on for a while longer. We will be thinking of you and your family, because we know how tough this is for everyone who loves you. ♥

  29. caren gittleman

    Oh Precious!! We are devastated to read that you have not been doing well. 14 isn’t old!!
    We are all purring and praying that this is something that is temporary… are so loved by your family and all of us. Keeping you in our thoughts and prayers xoxoxo

  30. CCL Wendy

    The 3-Ds are all purring for you as hard as they can. It’s no fun feeling punk most of the time. We are also sending our love your way and hope that you will have more good days than bad in the future. Hugs, too!
    Dante, Dylan, Domino and their Mom

  31. Savannah's Paw Tracks

    Now Sister Precious, you know we will all be right by your side as we have been since you arrived at Brian’s Home. You are such a lovely ladycat and we all know you have loved having your own home. I did n’t know you are 14, and really had no idea you have not been well for a while now. But then, *hangs head embarrassed* Mom L doesn’t let me visit as often as I want with my friends. TKS and I are sending you our very best warm caring purrs and Mom L is having a hard time typing my comments as she has such leaky eyes. Our keyboard will need a good drying out. paw hugs and human hugs, Savvy, TKS and Mom L

  32. Maggie

    Precious, I’m sorry that you are feeling poorly. We hope, purr, and pray that you are comfortable cosy and pain free.
    Mickey Mouser, Rufus the Red and Maggie

  33. Old Kitty

    Beautiful Precious! You have many many many many more years with your family and with all of us! Yes you do! We just know you do! You just hang on in there and get better!! Please!! We love you and send you many healing hugs and positive purrs! Charlie, Gumtree and Old Kitty x Please take care

  34. Kitties Blue

    Dearest Sister Precious, This distresses us so much, as we do not think a 14-year-old is really old. And now that you have gotten that off your chest, we hope you decide to fight hard and stay around a whole lot longer. We will start one of our 24/7 purr-a-thons for you, and Mom will be praying daily. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

  35. Ruby

    Oh Precious, I am sendin’ all my loves and {{{hugs}}} and kisses…slobbery kisses…sorry, I’m a doggie, I can’t helps it…☺ I can tells that you have brought tons of loves and happiness to your family, and I knows they loves you tons.
    Ruby ♥♥

  36. Jacqueline

    So very sorry to read about your health issues, gorgeous Precious; we certainly hope you can fight for a long time…We are glad you have such a loving family…Sending purrs, prayers and love your way, sweet girl…xoxo…J, Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

  37. Debby

    Sister Precious – I am so sorry to learn so many things are going wrong all at once. My heart goes out to you. May you experience life with as much ease as possible as you are working through things.

    Sending you good energy and blessings,

    Homeless Cat Care

  38. Mickey's Musings

    Precious, we are sorry you are having ups and downs.
    It is good to be prepared for anything that may happen.
    Having said that, we purr you have many,many more “up” days!
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ

  39. Mary in Ohio

    Oh, Precious Tortie girl ! My kitties and I send you prayers and paws up for some more good days yet !

  40. The OP Pack

    Sweet Sister Precious, we are so sorry to read this. We hope your weekend will be a good one and that you have many more days to stay with Brian and family. Gentle hugs from all of us.

    Woos – Ciara and Lightning and Mom

  41. Cathy Keisha

    Oh, Precious, words can’t say how much I love you even though you aren’t on the blog much. Maybe you can do some Womancat Wednesdays before you take that journey. Sending mega healing purrz to you and purrayers for more good days. Getting old is a contact sport is what Pop says.

  42. Laila and Minchie

    Sister Precious, we are always so happy when you are on the blog but this time we are so sorry to hear you having all those bad days. You know you will be in our purrs and we rest assured you have the best home possible. (((hugs)))

  43. Sherri-Ellen TD

    Deer Sisfur Precious ee iss purrin an purrayin an doin MASSIVE POTP fur you here! All tho wee not know each other wel,l yur story has touched mee deeplee. An yur Pappaw has all wayss been so kind to mee Mumma….
    Wee sure hope you can stay longer as long as you feel OK. If there iss Anyfing wee can do pleeze tell yur Pappaw to email us….
    Wee LUV you so-o much sweetie….
    ***paw kissesss*** an ~~~head rubsss~~~
    Siddhartha Henry an LadyMum

  44. wildcat

    Hi sweet Precious, sending you many purrs to feel better ❤️ Hoping you have more good days, prayers and love for you ??❤️?

  45. Katie Too, Guero and Angel.

    Dearest Precious,
    We are sending our strongest purrz and prayerz that you will have more good days and that you gets to see your 15th and 16th birthdays and more! After all you gots tortitude and we loves you soo much.

    and the Katz

  46. KB

    I’m sending you lots of love, Precious. You have the best family in the whole world, and I know that they are doing the very best they can for you, showering you with love. I’m so sorry that you’re not feeling well some days. I’m sending POTP to you, hoping for more good days for you.

  47. Cleopawtra (Becca Cook)

    Precious, we are sending you loads of gentle headbumps, purrs and prayers. We understand about the feeling well one day and not so good the next. We just went through the same here. We know that your family will do the right thing for you. We are hoping for more good days to bad.

  48. LB Johnson

    I am so sorry your time is growing close. You have peeps that love you so much and they will be with you through every last moment of joy with them. My Mom adopted me even though I was very sick, and a Senior and I love each moment with her and Dad.

    Abby the Lab

  49. meowmeowmans

    Precious, we love you always. Always. We are purring and praying that your good days will continue to outnumber the bad ones, sweet girl. Hugs to you and your family.

  50. Dip and Elliot

    We are sorry to hear you are not feeling well darling Precious. We hope you have many more good days than bad. Dip says she knows how you feel, she is juggling her good and bad days too. She went back to the vet and had her blood test and is now on steroid injections to try and help her colitis so she can eat.
    We are sending all our POTP and healing Chi vibes 🙂
    Dip and Elliot x

  51. hannahandlucy

    We are so sorry to hear that you aren’t feeling too well Precious and know your family are worried about you. We hope you will start to feel a little better day by day and we will purr and pray for you.
    Luv Hannah and Lucy xx xx

  52. Hilary

    Oh Precious… My heart is breaking knowing you are not feeling well. I know you are tough, strong, and a fighter. We are purring like mad for you over here and Alex is smiling down at you from the bridge trying to give you the strength you need. You are one very loved cat… by your family and all of us…

  53. Marty the Manx

    Oh Precious, this makes our hearts sad. We understand and are sending you tons of POTP. You know you are one of your favorite lady cats and we only want what is best for you. Hope you feel the love and get to have all the time you need with your wonderful family before it is time for you to go.
    Marty, Mom and the Gang

  54. everycat

    Precious, precious Precious! You are a wonderful senior gal, and every day that you share with the world makes it a better place. We send you love and sweet purrs

    Mungo, Jet & Jane The Ape xx

  55. Little Binky and Granny

    OMC Beautiful purrecious sister Precious. You are so brave, telling us this sad news. We know where you are going through, nothing is more uncertain than the unstabilities. We can’t express it well in English, but you get my best Healing Pawkisses and Purrayers towards to you <3 <3 <3

  56. Dennis the Vizsla

    hello sister precious its dennis the vizsla dog hay me and saya send yoo lots of tail wags to feel better!!! and i no my sisters trouble and pooh bear the kitties ar sending lots of purrs frum akross the rainbo bridj too!!! ok bye

  57. mariodacat

    Dear, dear Precious. We are so very sorry to read this and hear you are not doing well anymore. We’ll crank up the purrs and prayers with the hopes you’ll feel better soon. It though getting old isn’t it sweetie. You are amazing, and even more amazing are the humans that took you in. They have been so very patient with you and tried to help make you feel at home. Whatever happens Precious, know you are well loved by your family and all of the Blogosphere. We are all better kitties for having known you and your story. Love you sweetie.

  58. Bev Green

    Sweet Precious…oh my..those good days need to stick is not easy getting into your winter years..we know we have good and bad days with a few of the sweeties here..the good days are what we hang on..i know you have the most love and care in your home and that good days are what your family wish for all of hang in there sweetie..15 year old Marbles is having some bad days too..she sends her she is having a good day ..rolling in the dirt…sending all our love and hugs from afar sweet girl..Fozziemum xxxxx

  59. tweedles

    Precious,, I am sending you love and POTP!
    You have touched all our lives, and we love you.
    Your family loves you,,,
    I sit right along with blog ville. circling you and your family with all the loving, healing thoughts in the world.

  60. theCatStreetBoyz

    We are grateful that Ann keeps our Mom updated till we return. So sorry you are not feeling good Precious. Our Mom has pulled a few of us from bad sick spells with CLEAR pedialyte. It does not contain the bad sweetener xylitol and it recently helped Teak over a really bad patch. Mom uses those small med plungers to slowly get us drinking again. We kitties can withdraw and get dehydrated very quickly when not feeling well. Mom took a bottle in for our vets approval and she did OK it. You sure have a ton of purrz from your furends, please except ours as we care about you and hope you will be feeling better very soon Precious. Love and purrz from the CatStreetBoyz, woofie, ICE and Mom Hollu

  61. FiveSibesMom

    Dear sweet Precious…I’m glad to hear that you are feeling good right now and so sorry you had a bad spell. We’ll keep soft woos, mews, and prayers going that you have many, many more strong good days. You are indeed precious, and we are so glad we have been able to get to know you through Blogville. Hugs to you and your family. Always.

  62. John Bellen

    Precious, I know what it is like to lose a cat at 14; that is too young an age to go, so you hang on, improve, feel better and stay around a lot longer. I know it can be very tough when so many bad things hit at once. Often, it seems as if some things are under control and then something unexpected or unknown hits. You have the best care possible there and plenty of love; those will keep you safe and happy for as long as possible.

  63. Kitty Cat Chronicles

    Sister Precious, we are sending you purrs and prayers galore! Sorry to hear you haven’t been feeling well. Keep us updated, and we will keep the purrs and prayers coming. We know you’re a strong fighter though!

  64. Caspersmom

    Precious we are so sorry to hear you are not feeling up to par and not feeling well. You have shared a lot of joy with your family and we hope it will continue on. You have our love, hugs and prayers. God Bless.

    Cleopatra and Mom

  65. CJ and Mia

    Oh Precious you are such a pretty girl! You are right, getting old sucks. We just met. I’m CJ and I’m 14 too. I’m having some health issues too. Sending you healing purrs!
    CJ and Sisfur Mia

  66. Team Tabby

    Dear Precious we hope you will feel better very soon. We understand the age thing, as all four of us are 14 and over. We are sending much love and healing purrs.


  67. Clooney

    Oh dear Precious, we are sending our biggest purrs and prayers your way and we have our paws crossed that you will feel better, thinking of you, sweetie.

  68. Buddy Budd

    Precious we will send purrs and prayers a plenty for you to have good days and stay with your family as long as you can. You have really special pawrents who will make sure you get anything you need dear friend.
    Timmy, Dad and Family

    Hey dere Precious gal. Buddy Budd here. Ah being in da same boater. Ah not knowin how long I will be here wit Dad and my family but ah am feeing gud dis week an dat whut matterz. Luv ya.
    Yer Buddy
    Buddy Budd

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