Sister Saturday: Remembering Sister Precious

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SISTER PRECIOUS Forever [L]Hello everyone, Dad Terry here, again, on a sad Sister Saturday. On Tuesday, September 11th I helped dear Precious with her journey to the Rainbow Bridge.  Her journey was a peaceful one and it was one she was ready for, she told me.  She was doing really good, then she wasn’t.

Since we adopted Sister Precious in 2011 I have spent every evening with her in her treasured upstairs suite.  I sure will miss our time together and I’m sure I’ll be quite lost in the evenings for a while.  Sister Precious loved me with all her heart and the feeling was mutual.  Monday things were not going well and she lost her ability to walk and could not sit up well enough to eat.  Things pretty much went downhill from there.

I’m so glad she got to enjoy her new snail scratcher for a little while and I’ll be forever thankful that she accepted me and her Mom as her own.  True, she didn’t like other kitties, but she was a total love bug with us.  Thank you dear Precious for allowing us to share your life, for making evenings special and for the purrs and smiles you shared.  We will love you and remember you forever dear girl.

All our love, Dad, Mom, Brian, Zoe, Dolly, Simon and Seal.

Thanks to Ann from Zoolatry for the beautiful memorial graphic.

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101 thoughts on “Sister Saturday: Remembering Sister Precious

  1. Nicki and Derry

    Oh no, Terry, we’re so sorry. Another sweet angel at the Bridge. 🙁

    Our thoughts and purrayers to you all; sending hugs and Universal Light.


    Kim and the boys

  2. Laila and Minchie

    Such incredibly sad news! What a sweet life you gave this precious girl with her own suite and all. We were always so jealous of that fact. RIP sweet girl. Hugs and comforting purrs.

  3. Teddy

    So very sorry to have to say goodbye to another sweet friend. Sister Precious was one of a kind and we know how very sad it was to see her go. Just know that we send you all hugs of comfort.

    Love, Pam and Teddy too

  4. madi and mom

    Dearest Brian, Mom, Dad Sisters ad Brudder Simon
    We are truly and deeply sorry to read about Preicous….her name surely described the life she had once she came to live with your family….PRECIOUS and full of love and devotion…3 things all living breathing beings want…
    with love and kitty kisses
    Madi and Mom

  5. Jacqueline

    So very sorry to hear this sad news…Precious was a sweet baby and I know how much you guys will miss her…She was very lucky to have the love and devotion of such wonderful parents!…Wishing you all comfort at this time of sorrow…xoxo…J, Calle, Halle, Sukki. Mommy Cat

  6. The Poupounette Gang

    We are so very sorry to read this sad news about beautiful Precious’ departure for the Bride. Every farewell is its own heartbreak. She was such a character and we can imagine how very much you will all miss her.

    Comforting Purrs,
    The Chans

  7. da tabbies o trout towne

    Godspeed to you Precious, our Brian’s home gal pal, a little bit tuxie, a little bit calico, a whole lotta gorgeous, a lot like gram paw Dude. When we think of football, we will think
    of you, when we think of living large and in charge on a cat’s own terms, we will think of you,
    when we think of our secret, we will say thanx to your dad that he never shared. The only
    gate you’ll look out of now is heaven’s but this time all will be good. We will miss you, we
    will always love you and now we wanna just go cry. We are truly sorry and send hugs and loves to you, dad, mom and the family you leave behind. ❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️
    daisy, tuna, mackerull, dude, sauce and boomer

  8. meowmeowmans

    We are so sorry to read this, Terry. What a special and wonderful life Precious had there with you. Thank you for loving he so much, and so well. Sending love and gentle purrs to you, Celesta, Brian, Zoe, Dolly, Simon and Seal.

    Fly free, sweet angel Precious. You are always loved and never forgotten.

  9. The OP Pack

    We were so very surprised and saddened to see the news this morning on the POTP blog. After Sister Precious’s post last week about her new scratching post, we thought she was holding her own. The Rainbow Bridge has been far too much enriched by the welcoming of all of your Angels. Too much, too soon. You were so good to spend all that time with her, Terry. Your reward will be great one day for all the good that you do, but right now it must be so hard. Soft woos and gentle hugs from all of us to all of you.

    Hugs and Woos – Lightning, Misty, and Timber and Mom Kathie too

  10. Grrreta and Fam

    We are so very sorry for your loss of sweet Precious. Thank you for giving her such a wonderful home and loving family, and making special accommodations for her to feel safe yet still an important part of the family. We send you comforting purrs, and our thoughts are with you.

  11. World Of Animals, Inc.

    We are so sorry for your lost. We are so happy that she was with such a loving family. We all here hope that you and the rest of the family are doing better during this sad time. Sending purrs and hugs to all of you.

  12. Erin the Cat, Princess

    Oh my, you have my deepest sympathy for your loss of one so very dear to you all. She had the best of times with you, and that and the love you shared surely is the best thing the world and nature can give us.
    Fly free and be once more whole and well, Sister precious……
    Gentle purrs of love and support for you all
    ERin and Mrs H

  13. Diane

    This was both sad and beautiful to read. I know Her passing was not unexpected, but still so sad. I can’t believe it’s been 7 years since she took up residence in the penthouse. After losing her first human mom, it’s wonderful she found another loving human to share the remainder of her long life with.🌈💔

  14. Little Binky and Granny

    Oh no, another purrecious Kitty so shortly after each other, Brian :'( So deeply sorry your purrecious Precious had to go to the bridge to meet her other Angel-sisters again. We have no words, it’s to sad *wipes tears*. Soft Pawkisses to comfort all of you <3 Fly Free beautiful Soul <3 <3 <3

  15. Annabelle

    Oh Terry we are so so sad and so very sorry about Sister Precious. She was always such a beautiful girl with so much spirit. We understand how devastating this is and we offer our deepest purrs and prayers. Precious will be missed and always loved.

  16. jansfunnyfarm

    So sad to read this about your dear Precious but happy your mom and dad have happy memories of their time together. But it never gets easier to lose one of our furries. Hugs to mom and dad.

  17. Annie

    I’m so deeply sorry. Precious was indeed precious. I can only imagine how much you will miss your sweet girl in the evenings. She loved her cardboard scratchers. I’m glad she enjoyed her new snail scratcher too. You were the very best family for her, letting her have her own room and making sure she very happy and loved, definitely loved.

  18. Mary McNeil

    We are so, so sorry to read this ! We know she will be missed but never forgotten…Simon will be especially sorry to have no one to charge at. Many furiends must have met her at the Bridge. Purrs to you all.

  19. Tamago

    Oh no…my heart breaks to read this. I’m so sorry for your loss of your sweet Precious. But I’m grateful that she had such a wonderful home and loving family. She will be missed terribly. Sending warm thoughts your way.

  20. Jan K

    Oh no!! We are so, so sorry for your loss. You gave Sister Precious such a special life by taking her in even though she didn’t like other cats. It is a good thing that she felt mostly well up until those last days. We’ll be thinking of you – you have had too many losses lately.:(

  21. Katie Isabella

    Precious, I remember you from the very very beginning before your Dad ad Mm adopted you. I loved you then, I still do. Farewell darling sweet girl. Take my love with you. I will always remember you.

  22. Spitty the Kitty

    Aww, we are sorry it was Time for Sister Precious to cross the Bridge. We are glad she found safe harbor and a happy home with you for these last years. You provided a wonderful and loving home for her–she was a lucky girl. Godspeed, Little One. Say hello to all our furiends on the Other Side!

  23. Mickeys Musings

    We are sorry to hear that Precious has crossed her Bridge.
    WE are thankful that she was able to enjoy her last years in love and comfort in your home.
    Sending hugs and comforting purrs as we know this is a sad time.
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ
    and Nancy

  24. Barb

    Oh Terry! Some animals are extra special, and when we lose them, we feel a real loss. Precious was special. I LOVED reading her posts and will miss them. I send you love and hugs and strength.
    Love Barb

  25. Kitties Blue

    How my, we are all devastated and heartbroken, losing yet another friend. It seems surreal. We know you did what was best for her. It was too bad that you could never integrated Sister Precious into the household with her furblings, but she was dearly loved and she knew it. No creature can ask for more. Rest In Peace Precious. We will see you again on the other side. We all (including Mom) send our sympathies and condolences. XOCK, angel Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo, Cooper Murphy and Sawyer

  26. Dennis the Vizsla

    hello dad terry and family its dennis the vizsla dog hay i am verry sorry to heer that sister precious had to go away over the rainbo bridj!!! run free in those feelds of butterflies and grasshoppers sister precious!!! i am sending lots of vizsla tail wags to the famly left beehind and the hipster kitties send purrs!!! ok bye

  27. Cathy Keisha

    Noooooo! That’s not supposed to happen. Ahem! I’m here to pay my respects to Sister Precious. *bows head* She was such a pretty girl. You made her really happy for the time you had her. Simon is really going to miss her. I hope she gets along with Sascha, Kit, Gracie and Ivan at the Rainbow Bridge.

  28. Glogirly Cats

    We’re so very sorry to hear about your sweet girl, Precious. You loved her with all your heart and she loved you back. Bless you for giving her such a wonderful life. We hope the love you’re surrounded by gives you comfort.

  29. Forty Paws

    All of us at Forty Paws are so very sad that Sister Precious has crossed over. She is healthy and running free with those who have gone before. Thank you for taking such good care of her and allowing her own space away from other kitties. Hugs to you.

  30. Raven

    Oh, such sad news. I’m sorry for your loss of sweet Sister Precious. She was fortunate to have found a family where she was able to be happy in her upstairs suite with wonderful kitty amenities, lots of love from Mom & Dad, and a bit of space from other kitties. I know you will all miss her very much.

  31. Marjorie Dawson

    This is my first chance to sit down and write, and not break down in floods of tears.

    Terry and family you know how much your little lady meant to us here at Dash Kitten. Our gratitude for your taking Precious in knows no bounds. She had no hope, then she had you. I cannot thank you enough for being there when she needed someone.

    She. Was. SPECIAL.

  32. FurEverywhere

    I am so very sorry for your loss. Precious *was* precious. I know she knew how much you loved her, and I know you did all you could for her. I’m so happy she knew such great love and care. She was very lucky to have found your family.

    You know I am here if you all need anything whatsoever. *hugs* and love to you. <3

  33. Katie the Mom and the Katz

    Two kitties and now Sister Precious. I always thought of her as being so special how she loved you all so much, even when she couldn’t handle being around other kitties. Always enjoyed knowing how she was doing. A special part of my heart is missing too. Sending lots of Hugz, Lovez. Purrz and Prayerz… -Katie Mom and the Katz…

  34. Kitty Cat Chronicles

    I’m so sorry for your loss. Having a kitty like Sister Precious who doesn’t like other cats and lives in her own “suite,” I understand the struggle and so appreciate all that you did for her. She was a beautiful girl and was obviously incredibly loved. I hope all the find memories you have of her will bring you comfort and fill your heart. Sending love and hugs

  35. Maxwell, Faraday & allie

    Sending you every warm purr we have and loads of comforting hugs and love. It’s such a blessing to have them in our lives, and it leaves such a hole in our hearts when they are no longer present with us. <3

  36. Seville at Nerissa's Life

    My heart is broken hearin’ this sad news. But our loss is Heaven’s gain. Sister Precious is up there right now, chasing butterflies through the great heavenly nip fields with my brother, Nissy, I bet. And every now and then she’ll stop chasin’ those butterflies to look down upon you, her family, and smile as she remembers how much love you shared. Love and purrs always, Seville.

  37. Deziz World

    Oh uncle Terry, we are so very sorry fur ya’ll’s loss. We really felt this thing with Precious…all of you are special to us and our hearts are breaking. Ifin any of you need anythin’, know that we’re here. We’re sendin’ hugs and purrayers fur all.

    Luv ya’

    Dezi, Raena and mommy A

    1. Canadian Cats

      What a precious sister she was too! Not all of us want to be around other kitties but mom and dad are special to us. I see this just as Precious did. She was obviously my type of girl but I’d never show it. Precious, you did great but it was your time to leave and you knew it. One day I will meet you and we’ll play together. Say “hi” to Kali for me, Precious.


  38. William’s Kith & Kin

    Oh, we are so very sorry to learn of Precious’ flight to the Bridge. You all have already had enough loss and sadness this year and our hearts ache with yours once again. Purrs to each of you in this time of sorrow.

  39. Emma and Buster

    We are getting this news a tad late. We are so sorry. We don’t know what to say for the most part in times like this. We will keep you in our hearts and prayers and will send the best purrs to all the kitties.

  40. caren gittleman

    I am so sad. So deeply, deeply sad. I was barely online this weekend, then I signed into the CB and learned about Precious and Madi……………my heart is overwhelmed with sadness. I am so sorry I missed this and I am so deeply, deeply sorry that Sister Precious has gone to the Bridge. You gave her so much love as you do with all kitties. I am so terribly sad and so deeply, deeply sorry. xoxo

  41. The B Team

    Oh no guys, we are so furry sorry to read this and send mew all huge hugs and are hearts are breaking again at this news…. Rest in Peace beautiful Sister Precious, and we know that Basil will be by your side at the bridge.

    Thank mew all fur your kind wurds and support, and know that if mew need anything just shout, we’re here fur mew too…

    Soft purrs

    The B Team xx

  42. Cats Herd You

    We are so sorry for your loss. Sister Precious was a special girl, and she was lucky to have a home like yours where the family could make accommodations for her quirks. She clearly paid you back with lots and lots of love. Sending hugs and love to all of you.

  43. Valentine

    I am sure that Sister Precious luved her life with you. I’m sure you made her time on Earth special for her. You gave her everything a kitty would want–shelter, food, care and love. It is sad that her time had to end, but what time you did have together, I am sure meant the world to her. Luvs and hugs for you and your family.

  44. Trees And More

    Oh, I am so sorry to hear that sweet, beautiful Precious had to leave for the Rainbow Bridge. She will be missed. You all made her life wonderful in the time she spent with you. What a blessing for her and you all that she came into your life. Keeping you all in prayers. Hugs

  45. Laura Zaccardi

    We are so very sad about Precious. What a wonderful gift that you gave to her in having her own suite, and lots of love to surround her for the remainder of her earthly visit. Sending lots of love and purrs, we know how sad it is to lose someone you love with your whole heart. Laura and the Squeedunk cats, Coco, Valentina, Manhattan, Bessie, Lulu, Mimi and Picasso

  46. Jeanna

    She certainly left an impression because I am tearing up and feeling your sadness. She was the upstairs queen and saved all her love for you and mom I bet. She’s lucky to have had your special care with new toys and loving attention to the end.

  47. Cleo

    Oh dear, I just learned of this. I’m so sorry to hear of sweet Sister Precious’s passing. Mom, dad and I will say our prayers for you at this very sad time.

  48. Layla Morgan Wilde

    Oh, Terry, I’m so sorry I just heard the sad news at a trying time. Of all your cats, Precious always stuck out in a special and unique tortie way. It wasn’t always easy but you sure went out the extra mile for her. Much love and warm hugs coming your way xo

  49. Jodi Stone

    I’m so sorry to hear this. Losing our precious pets is the hardest thing. I remember after we helped our Roxanne to the bridge, that feeling of emptiness and change in routine. Hugs to you and the family.

  50. Timmy Tomcat

    We just heard this sad news. We are so sorry for this loss and know you loved her with all your heart. Little girls sure can snuggle deep into your heart. Dear Sister Precious please watch over us until we all meet again.
    Timmy, Dad Pete and Family

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