Rest In Peace Dear Brian

Our sweet Mancat Brian fought as much as he could fight, but in the end he could fight no more.  Brian crossed his Rainbow Bridge today and our world is a sadder place.  Brian was such a sweet and loving boy and he brought such joy to us and to so many of you. 

For those of you who have not been with us for long, Brian was always known at The Cat In the Hat, with his own special fedora. Rest in peace sweet love, you’ve sure earned it.

We’ll be taking a few days off and will be back on Thursday.

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easy rider
9 months ago

that is so sad….. our tears are running, there is a part of us what goes with him…..hugs to youall….

Kim and her angels
9 months ago

I’m so overcome with grief that I’m literally gasping for breath. I am so, so sorry. I don’t have words. I just don’t. Brian WAS the Cat Blogosphere for me, in so many ways. I’m just gutted for you all. Please know that you are in my thoughts and prayers at this horrible time. I’m sorry, so sorry. Thank you for sharing his life with us, thank you for being merciful and compassionate at the end. Godspeed, dearest Brian. Blessings and Peace to you all. ♥♥♥

Gidget Blue Sky
9 months ago

oh hansum boy, fly free and watch ofurr your furrambly!!! sneding furry hugz

Lavinia Ross
9 months ago

I am so sorry to hear your kitty Brian has passed away. Purrs and prayers for you, and for Brian.

The Poupounette Gang
9 months ago

We had been checking for updates, fearful of this very news, and here it is. It is a moment all of us are faced with and nothing ever makes it easier, whether it is one of ours who leaves, or a dear friend as Brian has been for years. We share your sadness and we will miss this sweetest of boys. So many will be there to greet you at The Bridge, Brian.

Sad Purrs, Woofs, Neighs and Hugs,
Everyone at The Poupounette.

BellFurZoo
9 months ago

We are so sorry 😢 Sending you so much love and prayers.

xoxo,
Matilda & Mama

My GBGV Life
9 months ago

Oh no, this is so sad. He was one of our first blogging friends way back when Emma started the whole thing before any of us were even born. Our hearts break for your family. He was a wonderful cat and the other kitties will miss him in their lives. We are all so very sorry for your loss, we know your hearts are broken, but you gave him the best life a cat could imagine. Big GBGV hugs to you all in this very difficult time.

Laila and Angel Minchie

Oh dear sweet Brian, we are typing this through our tears of sadness hearing that you crossed your rainbow bridge. We know you are at peace. Now you are one man cat that we will never ever forget, and will always live forever in our hearts. Please say hello to Angel Minchie for us. Hugs and comforting Pers to your dad and the rest of your family. We love you so much sweetie.

Zoolatry
9 months ago

Our heart hurts with yours … yet Brian now breathes easy, runs free, rests peacefully. He was the best boy.

The Menagerie Mom
9 months ago

My heart aches for you and goes out to you. You are in my thoughts and prayers as you remember the amazing kitty that Brian was and always will be.

The Oceanside Animals
9 months ago

Charlee: “Awww, we are very sorry to hear this news.”
Chaplin: “We were so hoping Brian could rally, but it was not to be.”
Java Bean: “We send all of you our very best tail wags at this difficult time.”
Lulu: “Our best and our fluffiest!”
Oona: “And Oona and the other kitties send lots of purrs.”

Glogirly
9 months ago

Oh dear Brian, you will be missed. You were one of the first kitties we found through blogging. Rest in peace and fly free, sweet boy. We send our deepest sympathies and love to your fur and human family.

Kim
Kim
9 months ago

I’m so very sorry to hear about your beloved boy Brian. Sending healing hugs.

Wendy and Dani
9 months ago

Oh Terry! I am so, so sorry for your loss. I’m sure your heart is breaking along with so many others who followed your sweet boy. It’s good that you have so many pictures of him to keep the memories fresh. The love lasts forever, and Brian generated so much of it. He will always be an icon of the Cat Blogosphere. Even though we will miss Brian terribly, thank goodness he is no longer suffering. I’m sure he will join those who went before including all his brothers and sisters in a happy reunion. My heart goes out to… Read more »

MadSnapper
9 months ago

i am crying with you, goodbye my sweet boy… miss your forever

The LLB Gang
9 months ago

We also have tears. Goodbye sweet Brian. You will be forever loved!
Hugs and Snuggles,
Sunny, Rosy and Mama Beth

The J-Cats
9 months ago

All day, I have been struggling to hold back the tears, for all that is happening here – but now, reading about sweet, precious Brian, it’s as if a dam has burst and I can’t stop crying.
Fly free, sweet mancat, in the endless nip fields beyond the Rainbow Bridge. Say hallo to Minxie and Possum and Pixie for me and to all the beloved kitties who have gone before. And then rest in peace, safe in the Paw of the Great Cat in the Sky.

Teddy
9 months ago

Our hearts are broken but we know he’ll continue wearing that fedora even while he’s wearing a halo. Brian – totally one of a kind and a good friend to all. We know your hearts are heavy – the entire blogging universe joins you……..rest in peace dear Brian.

Love, Pam and Teddy

The OP Pack
9 months ago

The tears are flowing here. We knew things were not good when we saw your earlier post. Brian fought and fought, but this time he really needed to rest. We are just so very sorry for this heavy loss. For us, this place will always be Brian’s Home because we know his heart and spirit will dwell within its walls forever. We send you all soft and kind woos and gentle loving hugs.

Much love, Lightning, Misty, Timber, and Mom Kathie

MamaLisa
9 months ago

He’ll always be remembered as one of the originals. Be at peace, sweet Brian.

Eastside Cats
9 months ago

Farewell, Angel Brian.
This is so sad.
Hugs and purrs

Marilia, Nelson and Bavarescats
Marilia, Nelson and Bavarescats
9 months ago

So very sorry!!!!!!!

Create With Joy
9 months ago

Dear Terry, I just heard the news. We are SO sorry for your loss!
Brian was as much of a blessing to us as he was to you.
Thank you for sharing your beautiful boy with us all of these years –
He will be greatly missed!

Hugs and prayers for you and your family.

Lily Le Mew and Jan
Lily Le Mew and Jan
9 months ago

We are so sorry. Fly free sweet Brian. Purrs, prayers, and hugs for you all.

Ida P. Krause
9 months ago

Oh so sorry for the loss of sweet Brian. He was a wonderful kitty. Even though we never me in person it was always a pleasure to see and read about him here on the blog. Sending you all hugs as you mourn for him. Treasure all those precious memories. Rest in Peace sweet boy.

Cecilia Upchurch
9 months ago

Terry, Celesta I am so very very sorry to read this.

B est brother ever
R est in peace as you said…he well deserved it.
I purrsonally thank you for your kindness to us….
A lways remembered in that absolutely purrfect fedora
N ever ever forgotten for the 100% acceptance he always shared with all species

With love from Cecilia and Bryan

Little Miss Titch
9 months ago

Oh no, I am so sad to see this very sad news. Titch and my self send you all so much love and I am sure that Brian is having the best time over the bridge with his Buddies. I’ll bet that Nellie Bellie and Speedy and everyone there has given him a big welcome party xx Rachel and Little Miss Titch

Dorothy "FiveSibesMom"
9 months ago

I was so very sad to hear of Brian’s passing. He, along with all your kitty family, has become true friends from afar. Run and romp free now, dear handsome Brian. Wear your fedora proudly up there. 🌈✨🐈 We will always remember you. 💔 Sending big teary hugs to Hu-dad….

TheAngelicClowder
TheAngelicClowder
9 months ago

We’re so sorry to hear about the passing of Brian. Our hearts are very broken 😭💔

Jan K
9 months ago

As tears fill our eyes, we can’t even begin to express how sad we are for this great loss. We will miss Brian so much, but we know that doesn’t compare to how much his family will miss him. Our hearts and tears are with you all. RIP sweet Brian.

The Fecarotta Felines
The Fecarotta Felines
9 months ago

I know his beloved sisters were there to greet him. Our hearts break with yours. He was such a special boy.

Debby
9 months ago

I am so sad to learn Brian passed.I hope he did not suffer. I have had so many kitty losses that I can imagine the grief you are feeling. Each of our deceased kitties had such wondrously unique personalities that there is never any way to replace them. My heart goes out to you!

Molly
9 months ago

Our hearts are broken for all of you. Hugs♥ GodSpeed Brian♥

Sandee
9 months ago

I’m so sorry. I was praying so hard. Hugs and love all around. ♥

Athena and Marie
9 months ago

We are heartbroken. So sorry.

Rest In Peace, dearest Brian xx

Old Kitty with cat, Gumtree
Old Kitty with cat, Gumtree
9 months ago

You were one of the first blogs we followed back in the day, and we shared and delighted over handsome Brian’s adventures over a time. We are so sorry to hear that he has now crossed the Rainbow Bridge. We are keeping you all in our thoughts. Take care, Old Kitty and cat x

Cats of wildcat woods
9 months ago

Terry, Don and I and the kitties send our deepest sympathy for your loss of Brian. He was one of the first cat blogs we discovered and have followed you for many years. He was the CB for us. Brian will never be forgotten, living on in the hearts of all who knew him. Hugs from all of us.

Fazthecat
Fazthecat
9 months ago

So sorry to hear this.

The Florida Furkids
9 months ago

We are heartbroken. Brian was such a special ManCat and we loved him so much. We will miss him. (((hugs)))

A ShutterBug Explores
9 months ago

Oh Brian you are in my heart dear one ~ so saddened to hear of the loss of you handsome sweet kitty ~ lots of hugs and love to your Mom and Dad and kitty siblings ~ We love you ~ Xo

John Bellen
9 months ago

Oh no. I know this sort of event well, even though each one brings its own kind of heartache, a pain that only a cat’s humans can feel for real. Godspeed, Brian, and God bless your family.

Ellen J Pilch
9 months ago

I am in tears as I type this. I am so sorry- my condolences to you, Brian’s mom and siblings. The blogging won’t be the same without Brian’s sweet presence. XO

Jenny at As the World Purrs
Jenny at As the World Purrs
9 months ago

I am sorry for your loss.

Katie Isabella
Katie Isabella
9 months ago

Terry and Celesta, I am grieved that Brian has flown away to the Bridge. I hoped against hope it would not come to this. I am so very sorry, both for you and his fur siblings but for each of us who love him so much. He has always been very very special to me. Rest peacefully Brian. Know that I love you dearly. As another here said, he was the Cat Blogasphere to her..but he was to me as well. There won’t be any kitty like him.

Andrea and the Celestial Kitties

I’m so very sorry. We will miss him deeply. No one will ever wear a fedora quite so well and every time we spot one we will think of dear Brian. Hugs and purrs from all of us.

Erin the Literary Cat
9 months ago

We are so sorry that you have had to leave us, Brian, and your kind and loving family. You will remain the father figure of the Blogosphere, always well-dressed and up for an elegant selfie. I feel deep down that the good karma of your life past will bring a great rebirth in the near future. How can it not with such a saying as your own and a proactive family?
Till we meet again, which we all will, we will hold you in our hearts and minds. 💙
Gentle purrs
ERin & Mrs H

Katie
Katie
9 months ago

I am so sorry to hear this. We don’t blog anymore but really loved visiting Brian and the family when we did.

Angel Simba and Mom
9 months ago

Sending you condolences as you grieve the loss of your dear Brian. Fly free, sweet Brian.

Marvelous Marv
9 months ago

We are weeping and have no words as there are no words to explain the sorrow and pain of losing such a stalwart man cat! Brian lived each day at home, and in the blog on the internet,with happiness, grace and braveness! He is forever in our hearts. We will cherish our memories of him. We know he was greeted by thousands when he crossed the Rainbow Bridge, not only by your befores, but all the other befores from the blogs and readers who knew Brian. Stay strong and know that we cherish you who are carrying on his legacy.… Read more »

Suzana
9 months ago

Oh, so sorry to hear this. 😢 So sad!
I send you love and prayers.❤️

Annabelle
Annabelle
9 months ago

I can’t begin to tell you the heaviness in my heart today. Terry I am so sad to hear that Brian left for the bridge today. He was always such a bright spot of hope and resilience. That sweet boy lit up the rainbow bridge in rainbow colors when he passed over. I know he was welcomed by so many who have preceeded him there, but that doesn’t erase the loss in your heart. Except to say for 15 years he filled it with his love and loyalty. He will be deeply missed by all of us.

Millie & Walter
9 months ago

We’re so sad to read this news. Brian sure was a special cat. We send warm hugs to all of you in his family. (We hope the cats don’t mind hugs from dogs)

Chirpy Cats
9 months ago

I am so very very sorry to read this news and my heart hurts. Brian was a special kitty and will be missed but will forever linger lovingly in your hearts. Fly free with your new wings Brian, and say hello to Earl Grey and Sarabi. 💔💔

Juno
9 months ago

This is so so sad!!! Brian, you’re so loved by many. Rest in peace. No more pain. xoxo Juno and mom

Savannah’s Paw Tracks

We are so very sorry for your loss. Brian and his fedora were the bomb! Your loss is our loss because we loved him too.

ATCAD
9 months ago

Scylla is heartbroken, and we are all so sad for Brian’s family. We know you will miss your sweet boy, so much. He was a true gentleman and always ready to lend a paw to his friends.

The Z Kids' Mom
9 months ago

I’m so very sorry. My heart is broken for you. 💔😢 May your memories of dear Brian bring you peace and comfort at this difficult time.

Mark's Mews
9 months ago

Oh Dear Brian… We and TBT (and all cats everywhere) are so going to miss you. The Blogosphere will never be the same. Your message of “adopt cats” will stay in our hearts. Seeing you wearing your fedora will stay in our memories. We are sure that Ayla and Iza (and SO many others) were there at the Bridge to welcome you. Marley says he got a thought-message from Ayla saying that you “tipped your fedora and crossed with tail held high” to “apaws and welcoming “meows”. And that Ayla said “Well, I finally get to meet you”. And a… Read more »

BeadedTail
BeadedTail
9 months ago

We’re so very sorry for your loss. Sending comforting purrs to you.

angiesrecipes
9 months ago

This is just so sad :-(((((((( Rest in Peace, Brian.

lynn and precious
9 months ago

I am so sorry your very special boy has had to leave you. My thoughts and prayers are with you. Losing a fur family member is so difficult. Lynn

Service Cats U.S.
9 months ago

Oh Terry, we’re so sorry to hear about Brian. He will be missed terribly. Our hearts are breaking along with many across the world. If y’all need anything, please holler. We’re sending lots of hugs and saying lots of prayers for all.

Love Ya’

RaenaBelle, Zebby, and mommy Audra

2 Senior Girl Kittens
2 Senior Girl Kittens
9 months ago

We are crying at this sad news. 😿 😿
We started fairly recently to follow the blog every day, and we love all of the kitties. But Brian was the star and leader, and we loved his quiet strength. He knew how to get a good snooze too. Definitely our favorite man cat!! That stylish fedora was just right for him.
We are sorry for his caring Parents as well. We know they gave him the best possible support, as they do to all of the kittens living with them.
Farewell Brian, you are always remembered by us 🙏🙏🙏 ❤❤❤

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Dawn Hart
9 months ago

I’m so very sorry to hear this sad news, in the grand scheme of things we’re pretty new followers but have come to love Brian for supporting us welcoming us back to the blogging scene once again after our own sad loss. Run free at the Bridge sweet Brian xxx

Rebecca Lewis
9 months ago

So sad news, our hearts hurt with you. This still does not seem possible. Although we rarely comment, you, Brian especially, stayed in our hearts, purrs, and prayers. You were so kind to us years ago when we first found such wonderful friends in the Cat Blogosphere. We send love to you, our treasured Friends. We know our Kwee Angels and many others from the “CB” were so happy to greet Brian and see him safely across his Bridge. Hugs and love, our dear Friends.

Angel Binky, Peachy, Stippie and Granny

We were thinking of you whole day and our hearts are broken when we read this message. We won’t forget you, you sweet, kind and beautiful mancat and you’re going to be so missed💗 Fly free beautiful Soul, until we meet again✨
Soft Pawkisses to comfort you all🐾😽💞

da tabbies o trout towne
da tabbies o trout towne
9 months ago

dood, we are so very sorry. we understand how difficult it was for mom and dad today, and while it won’t ease their heartache, we hope that knowing St Francis saw you to heaven’s gate, will ease their pain, even for only a little bit. he made sure you had no suffering, or felt frightened or alone, as you made your journey to start your tenth life. we are honored to call you our friend, and we know the welcoming clowder was at least 200 miles long. we never like to say good bye, so we will say see you… Read more »

Wylie Hudson
9 months ago

Our deepest condolences. We are so very sorry for your loss.

mary McNeil
mary McNeil
9 months ago

As Kim says, in many ways Brian was the face of the Cat Blogosphere, one of the first we met when we began to follow it.
We are so saddened to read this, but we know as many as shed tears at his leaving, equally as many welcomed him there. Purrayers to his Mom and Dad and all his fur sibs. Much as he will be missed, he will never be forgotten.

Marjorie and Toulouse
Marjorie and Toulouse
9 months ago

OH NO! Not sweet Brian. I thought I was prepared but now I know I am not. Oh Terry, Celeste and everyone. Brian has been a touchstone of goodness and welcome for so many. The youngsters will miss his presence.

Anna in IL
Anna in IL
9 months ago

We are saddened to hear of Brian’s passing from this life to the next. He was always styling in the fedora!
All of us that have felt this sadness send you love and snuggles from our home to yours.
Snuggles and purrs from Maggie May, Suki and our mommy, Anna in IL

Helen
9 months ago

All of us in KCMO send our sincere sympathies. RIP sweet Brian.

Layla ( Cat Wisdom 101)

Oh Terry, this news hit hard. The cat blogging world won’t be the same without Brian. I have so many sweet memories of him since 2011. He will remain the dapper, fedora feline forever in our hearts. May your grieving journey be gentle and Brian’s memory be a blessing xoxo

Indulgedfurries
9 months ago

I am so sorry for your loss of such a dear, sweet kitty. Brian was such a wonderful, loving mancat and welcomed so many kitties into his home. He had the best life with you. Raven and so many others welcome him to Spirit World where he will be forever remembered and loved.

Spitty's Human
9 months ago

Brian, Your light shone bright in the blog world, and will shine forever in all our hearts. You always brought kindness and love to all of us. We want to send your human and feline family our love and best purrs.

Yvonne @ Socrates Book Reviews

I’m so very sorry to hear this heartbreaking news. Many purrs and prayers to you.

Jean Hunter
Jean Hunter
9 months ago

Oh, sweet Brian…we never met, either here or in person, yet you’ve held a soft spot in my heart while I followed your blog for a few years now, and looked forward to reading about you and your family each morning. I feed a feral kitty I call Brother and he looks so much like you. It’s from my heart where I hug you and your family to express my condolences. Blessings to you and your family, dear Brian…Jean

Three Chatty Cats
9 months ago

I’m heartbroken. What a sweet mancat Brian was. Sending hugs.

Mike Golch
9 months ago

Brian Rest in Eternal Peace.

Julie
Julie
9 months ago

This is the hardest goodbye.

Memories of Eric and Flynn

I read this with many tears. I was so afraid this would be the outcome today, but now you can run free as when you were a kitten, Brian.You were and always will be the Cat Blogosphere. Yes, it will continue without you, but it cannot be the same. Rest peacefully Brian and then enjoy your new life.

Random Felines
9 months ago

We are so very very sorry

Angel, Max and Mom Nan
Angel, Max and Mom Nan
9 months ago

Brian has been a staple of the cat blogs for as long as I can remember. We will miss him, but not as much as you will/

Charles Huss
9 months ago

This is really a sad day. I am so very sorry.

Anna
Anna
9 months ago

So sorry. Was afraid this was coming. He is with good company but our world is a sadder place. Hugs.

Lucy and Xena
9 months ago

My tears flow freely as I write this. While I knew the prognosis wasn’t good, I had hope against hope that Brian would recover. It seems like such a short time that I’ve “known” him, yet I felt like I knew Brian and cared very much for him. My heart goes out to you, his family. Amy

Pat Hatt
9 months ago

Sorry to hear. A staple in blog land and you’re home he’ll forever be.

messymimi
9 months ago

I am so sorry. My heart aches with and for you.

Deb Barnes - Zee and Zoey

Dear, dear Brian. I’ve been thinking of you every day and I’m so sorry to hear you’ve gone to the Rainbow Bridge. But, oh my. The love and joy you’ve brought to the world. What a wonderful legacy you leave in your path, as you are a cat that will forever be in our hearts. I am so blessed to have known you all these years, and I am especially honored you were one of the cats featured in my Cat Ruler of the World Contest in 2012. Fly free beautiful boy and thank you for all you’ve done to… Read more »

Diane
Diane
9 months ago

I’m so sad for mom and dad but, may all your beautiful memories bring you comfort. No more pain for Brian.💔😿

Kitties Blue
9 months ago

Dear Terry and Celeste, My heart is broken for you and for all who loved Brian. Though, I knew this was coming, I prayed that he would rally. He was handsome and kind and a wonderful spokes cat for the blog and Thankful Thursday and the Cat Blogosphere. I know he was met my a huge crowd at the bridge, and he will be forever loved, remembered and missed. As we like to do, Kitties Blue and I will remember him on our next Sunday Selfies post. Keeping you both in my heart as you grieve. I am so, so… Read more »

Melissa & Mudpie
9 months ago

I’m so, so sorry. Your precious little guy will never, ever be forgotten. Sending bucket loads of purrs, prayers, and love.

Patrick Weseman
9 months ago

So sorry to hear this. So very sad. Sending prayers and positive thoughts

Angels Amber and Max, and Mom

I was praying that Brian would be able to fight this but it sounds like he was ready to answer the call that he was needed at the Bridge for a job that only he could do. I am so very sorry for your loss. He was such a well-known resident of Blogville and will always be remembered. ♥♥♥♥♥♥

meowmeowmans
9 months ago

We’re in tears here, and devastated by the sad news of Brian’s passing. We have loved him from afar for all of these years, and it’s as though part of us has been torn away. Thank you, Terry and Celesta, for blessing us all by sharing Brian with us. We are purring and praying for you, and sending much love and our deepest condolences.

Fly free, Angel Brian. We love you always and forever.

Fr. Tom Fish
9 months ago

Brian was always there for me, and I felt I knew him purrsonally every time I saw him online. He was one of the first ones to say hello when we started our own blog and I’ve treasured our friendship ever since. We’ll miss you, bud. You were a very special cat to us all. Any mice at the Bridge, catch one for me. xx ~ Tom

Mickeys Musings
9 months ago

So very sorry to hear of Brian’s passing.
I have not been blogging much lately as we have moved.
Brian was such a special cat and so good at keeping us all informed about things.
Huge love and purrs to you ,mum and dad, as you will miss that sweet kitty.
Nancy and purrs from Julie

Crystal And Daisy Mae
9 months ago

OH what sad news and we are very sorry for your loss. Never easy to lose aa Cat a pet that has become a family member too.
Blessings

Cheerful Monk
9 months ago

I’m so sorry! Bless you all.

citu
9 months ago

Lo siento mucho era un gatito. tan lindo. Les mando un abrazo.

Lone Star Cats
9 months ago

I’m so sorry for your loss. Sending purrs.

Leah
9 months ago

Tears and sorrow at the loss of precious Brian. The kitty boy who looked both wise, and suave when wearing his hat. My heart breaks for his parents, and for all who loved him. I too will miss him terribly.

Ruby Rose and the Big Little Angels Three
Ruby Rose and the Big Little Angels Three
9 months ago

Such devastating news. We loved Brian, but, as we could tell through you writing, not as much as you. He belongs to the immortals now. We will be together again some day good buddy. Rest up some. You deserve it.

Hilary
Hilary
9 months ago

I’m so sorry… Brian was such a special man… he will be so missed. Sending love…

The Island Cats
9 months ago

We lost an icon in the Cat Blogosphere today. Brian will be missed by so many. Sending you all comforting purrs and hugs and lots of love. ~Ernie and the mom

Summer
9 months ago

I’m so sad. Brian was such a big part of the cat blogosphere. So heartbreaking…we’ll all miss him terribly.

Lisa
Lisa
9 months ago

I will miss him. My condolences to all of you.

Lillian
9 months ago

RIP your in my thoughts

Becky Whiddon
Becky Whiddon
9 months ago

I’m so sorry to hear that Brian has crossed the rainbow bridge. Purrs and hugs to his family. I will miss him too.

Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs

We add our sincere condolences upon hearing about dear Brian becoming an Angel.
Its so sad when our furry ones have to leave, even though we know its better for them as angels. We MISS them, and they never seem to be with us long enough.

May all the memories you have made over the years sustain you know and forever.

Sending tons of big hugs to all of you, who had to stay behind.

MoMo’s SS
MoMo’s SS
9 months ago

Fly free, sweetie! Say meow yo Momo at the Bridge for me.
Kind thoughts to your family.
SS

Wing Commander Basil & The B Team

Oh no guys, we are utterly heartbroken and devastated that Brian has departed for the catnip fields at the Rainbow Realm 💔🌈💔 Brian dude know that mew were EPICALLY EPIC in this realm, and mew will be even more EPIC with your wings in the next. 🌈💔🌈We send oodles of soft purrs and gentle hugs for your Mom, Dad and fursibs, and know that here at BBHQ the flag is flying at half mast in your honour and mew will never be forgotten. The B Team salutes mew dude!

Smudge
9 months ago

We are so deeply sorry to hear of this, especially since we had big hopes that things would improve. We are extra sad, and please accept our deepest sympathy, lots of love, hugs and purrs from Smudge, her mom and me. Watering eyes prevent me from writing more.

Brian

Theresa Spaid
Theresa Spaid
9 months ago

I’m so sorry. Praying for you all.

Momma Kat and Her Bear Cat

Words can’t express how heartbroken losing Brian makes us. You have our deepest sympathies and love. I know Ivan was the first cat to meet Brian at the Bridge and that he’s in good paws.

Kinga
9 months ago

Cute shots :D

Jen and her Cats
9 months ago

I am so sorry.

Turtle Lover
Turtle Lover
9 months ago

My heart has been sad since I heard the news. My prayers to all of you who are hurting. Thank you for sharing your Brian with me. 🧡🐾

Ivan from WMD
9 months ago

Mom and I are so very sad to learn that Brian had to fly away. We know he is an absolute light on the other side, and while we will miss him, all his friends there are thrilled to welcome him. He was a one in a million cat. Our love to you all~

Joanne
Joanne
9 months ago

My heart goes out to you 💔😿

Sue Brandes
Sue Brandes
9 months ago

I am sorry for your loss. He will be remembered fondly.

Gemini, Ichiro, and Ham

We were so very sorry to hear. Brian was a stalwart of the blogosphere. We are thinking of you all.

Susan from Bucks County Pennsylvania
Susan from Bucks County Pennsylvania
9 months ago

My heart aches for all of you. Sweet Brian will always be in your hearts. We are sending you healing hugs – hope it helps a little.

Tails Around the Ranch
9 months ago

So very sorry to hear this news. Your special boy brought much joy to you and all who knew him. Take the time and allow the loss as well as the joyful memories to wash over you until peace fills your heart. Thinking of you and sending gentle thoughts of comfort. 💔

Catscue
9 months ago

Oh no, I was so hoping he would pull through. My eyes are all wet, Brian has been a part of my day since I discovered this blog some years ago. He will be missed so very much. Run free across that Rainbow Bridge beautiful boy and play in catnip fields. Hugs to everyone at Brian’s Home.

Darla M Sands
9 months ago

I am so, so sorry. ~hugs~

Cat and Dog Chat With Caren

I don’t have the words. I truly DO NOT have the words. This news is the most devastating news. I always felt that our sweet Brian would live forever. There are no words that convey just how special he was to us, to thousands of people. Your blog was probably the first I followed. I remember stumbling into Brian and never looked back. I will do a proper post…..it definitely won’t do him justice. While I normally don’t blog about kitties who have passed anymore, Brian was a legend. He deserves so much more than a blog post. My heart… Read more »

All Things Collie
9 months ago

I’m so very sorry for the loss of your sweet boy! No matter how long we have together, it’s never long enough.

Barkley's Mom
9 months ago

I am so very sorry to hear this. Brian was one of my favorite kitties, he encouraged me to donate some of my author proceeds to not only dog rescue organizations but the cat rescues as well and over the years I’ve made many new friends in such groups, thanks to Brian. He will be sorely missed.

Mags and Chancy
9 months ago

We are so sorry to hear sweet Brian has gone to Rainbow Bridge. Praying for you all and sending hugs.

Lola The Rescued Cat
9 months ago

I can’t tell you how deeply sorry we are. Brian was one of our first blogging friends, and we will miss him dearly. We haven’t been around much because of health issues around here, but all of our friends are always in our hearts and thoughts. We’re sending you lots of healing purrs and love at this time. Godspeed, Brian. Until we meet again.

The Swiss Cats
9 months ago

We’re so, so sad to hear such sad news. We send you all tons of purrs and love. Fly free, sweet Brian, you’ll be missed. Purrs and hugs

Robbie
Robbie
9 months ago

So blessed to have been able to love on him, on his last day here on Earth at Five Forks Animal Hospital! <3

Mollie Hunt
9 months ago

Sending love for you and Angel Brian.

Eugi
9 months ago

Sweet Angel Brian, may your days be full of love chasing butterflies and leaves in kitty heaven.😿

Patricia
9 months ago

So sad to hear Brian is no longer with you. I know he was an important part of your family and will be missed. The memories you have will help you through this difficult time. Prayers and purrs being sent your way.

Mimi Lenox
9 months ago

I can’t believe this. A giant in the Blogosphere and in our hearts. Sending love and hugs and peace to all of you.

Maggie
9 months ago

Brian had such a huge presence, a calm, handsome, sweet boy, friend to all. We all share your loss and will miss him terribly.
Brian was a gift and a blessing to all of us.
Sending love and sympathy,

Sandee
9 months ago

More healing hugs coming your way. ♥

Cindy Dodd
9 months ago

I’m so sorry. It wont be the same without him.

Team Tabby
9 months ago

So sorry to hear this very sad news. We will miss Brian lots, the cat with the fedora hat and his adventures.

Angel Mindy and Nina

Pam
Pam
9 months ago

My heart is breaking, such sad news to hear. Brian drew me to this blog by the sweetness of his look, I just felt in my heart he was a loving boy. I know your heart is breaking, it is so hard letting go of our fur babes. Brian will be so missed.

stevebethere
9 months ago

My heart goes out to you Brian will be missed very much I am so sorry my best wishes to you all from London :-(

RIP Brian

Dee
Dee
9 months ago

Brian was the first kitty that I met on the cat blogosphere. With Terry by his side, he was the perfect ambassador. I suspect many of us are here because of this kind and loving duo. It breaks my heart that you are separated now.

To the whole family, human and feline, I am so sorry. I hope your grief is as long as it needs to be, and that your memories together are forever.

Colehaus Cats
9 months ago

Dearest sweet Brian, thank you for sharing yourself with all of us. You were kind and wise and so handsome in your hat. We will miss you and are sending your family all our softest purrs. Run fast and free, sweetheart.

Marjorie and Toulouse
Marjorie and Toulouse
9 months ago

‘Brian is Home, Forever. (In tears again)

Adorapurr
9 months ago

I cannot say enough how much Bwian meant to me. I always enjoyed his updates on his life with yoo all. I know he was hurting, and his time had come, but my heart has broken. My sincerest condolences to yoo Mister Terry and Miz Celesta, and to Seal, Simon, Macy, Kiki and Maxwell.

Seville at NerissasLife

I’m so very sorry to hear this. Brian was the most wonderful pal any kitty or peep could ever have. I know – KNOW – he’ll have met up with Nissy in Heaven already, on account of their bein’ such good pals when Nissy was here on Earth. Bet Nissy has already shown him all the best nip fields and sunpuddles and such. And every now and then they’ll look down on us from Heaven, keepin’ an eye out for their Earthly families. And laughin’ at Peepers when she does silly stuff. My heart goes out to you all. Brian… Read more »

Edith Chase
Edith Chase
9 months ago

I’m sorry for your loss. Sending comforting thoughts 😢💔🌈

Fur Everhywhere
9 months ago

We miss Brian. He was such a sweet and loving mancat! I’ll always remember him with his special hat <3

Feline Opines
9 months ago

This news breaks our hearts. Brian will be missed so much. Sending purrs and prayers.
Alberto, Oliver, Lily and Anita (The Human)

Mr Puddy
9 months ago

Mom and I are so sorry. Brian was one of Angel Puddy’s old friend. It was heart broken. Hugs to you and your fameowly. Sending soft purrs to your difficult time.
I am sure, Angel Puddy keeps him company.
xox

Mary Kirkland
9 months ago

Oh no, I am so so sorry to hear that. My deepest condolences.

Caro G
Caro G
9 months ago

My deepest condolences to you on Brian’s crossing. He was an inspriation to cat rescuers and adopters. He was much loved. sending purrayers of comfort.

Beth Higgins
Beth Higgins
9 months ago

As usual, I’m late reading this, but I wanted to send my sympathies. Brian was a very dapper guy and I always enjoyed reading his Mancat Mondays. I know how hard it is to lose a precious fur baby. Sending hugs & prayers.