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CFoulke

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  1. karen_in_nh_2012
    07-29-2018 05:00 PM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    I miss you! Hope you, Dennis, and all the babies are doing well.
  2. karen_in_nh_2012
    11-02-2017 01:38 PM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Hi again ... I will answer you soon -- I got sidetracked by a horrible poster who decided to mutilate his kitten by "declawing" him (i.e. amputating part of his toes). Sometimes it's really hard to read what people do to the animals who depend on them.
  3. karen_in_nh_2012
    10-22-2017 12:13 PM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Hi sweetie. I miss seeing your posts. You are such an amazing, kind, wonderful human being. I hope you and Dennis and the kiddos are doing great!
  4. karen_in_nh_2012
    02-06-2017 11:07 AM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Just stopped by to say hello and see how you're doing ... hope everyone including the "kids" are well.
  5. karen_in_nh_2012
    12-01-2016 02:46 PM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Hi, you. It's still incredibly hard to be without Eini -- I still have SO many moments when it hits me again that HE IS GONE and I just lose it completely. Honestly, I think it has hit me so hard because he was so young and it was so unexpected -- I really thought I would have 10 or more years with him so losing him has just been so, so painful. I know you understand, and I love you for being so supportive and wonderful.
  6. karen_in_nh_2012
    11-22-2016 07:03 AM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Just wanted to wish you, Dennis, and all the babies a very happy Thanksgiving. I am very thankful for C-D friends like you.
  7. karen_in_nh_2012
    09-04-2016 08:16 AM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    part 2 ...

    It's hard, as you can imagine, not knowing exactly what is going on. As long as he keeps demanding treats, which he basically does every time I walk into the kitchen and he hears the refrigerator door open , I have hopes that it is not something deadly-serious.

    So how are you doing? I know you've had the recent losses ... I haven't lost a kitty since 2010 and I want to go at least another 8-10 years without one of those horrible things ...

    I need to take Quinn in for a dental. How did your elderly, fat, grumpy kitty do? (Your description made me laugh! )

    Sending many (((hugs))) back to you ... now I have to get back to teaching stuff! (Darn work! )
  8. karen_in_nh_2012
    09-04-2016 08:15 AM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Hello, my sweet friend! Thanks for asking about Eini. I haven't posted another update because there's not much to say -- he is still hangin' in there. Still eating (HEARTILY!!), drinking, using the litter box, cuddling, etc. -- all wonderful signs, of course. BUT he is STILL off-balance and his head is still very tilted. I have moved his head with my hand and it's definitely not painful to him at all -- i.e. it doesn't seem to be a permanent head tilt, if that makes sense, where something has happened to his neck, but rather he is tilting his head for balance? Which makes me think it IS some kind of infection that is affecting his balance (as you suggested a long time ago!). I took him in for a 2nd 2-week injection -- wanted to get more meds into him before re-doing his blood work, since I had such a hard time pilling him. I may ask the vet to give him a 3rd 2-week injection before the blood work, if that's "allowed."

    [end of part 1 ... too long ...]
  9. karen_in_nh_2012
    03-01-2016 02:02 PM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Candace, that photo got to me again ...

    We love ALL our kitties, of course (how could we not?), but some are really extra-special, aren't they? And Tiggy sounds like one of those.

    I am crazy-busy (again!!!) this week (lots of "extra" grading of papers & exams) but will write more later. I hope you are having a wonderful week.

    hugs,
    Karen
  10. karen_in_nh_2012
    02-25-2016 02:08 PM - permalink
    karen_in_nh_2012
    Candace, that sweet face gets me every time I come to your page.

    Hope you are doing OK. I am crazy-busy at work ... too much grading and too many meetings ... at least the teaching part is fun!

    59 degrees today, 31 tomorrow ... gotta love New England.

About Me

  • About CFoulke
    Location
    Northern Illinois
    Previous locations
    SW Ohio
    Interests
    Cats, baking, cooking, gardening, reading
    Occupation
    Housewife
    Sex
    Female
    Marital/Relationship status
    Married
    Favorite Music
    Everything but rap and hip-hop
    Favorite Books
    Ann Rule, Stephen King, anything historical
    Favorite Movies
    Schindler's List, The Godfather Saga
    Favorite TV Shows
    Bones, NCIS, Law and Order SVU, DOWNTON ABBEY
    Birthplace
    Ohio
    Heritage
    Irish/French
    Ethnicity
    White
    Children
    None
    Heroes
    Dad, Abraham Lincoln, any US Veteran
    Sexual orientation
    Straight
    Religion/Worldview
    Baptist
    Pets
    CATS!!!!!
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    Love while you can...tomorrow is promised to no one.... - 07-30-2016 10:48 AM
    hmmm...you talkin' to me??? - 07-21-2016 08:54 PM
    did I hit a nerve??? - 07-21-2016 08:54 PM
    trying to pay attention~~~ - 07-21-2016 08:53 PM
    Tigger - my bubby, my heart, my love... - 01-21-2016 08:53 PM
    Kindness is its own reward - 03-23-2015 05:55 PM

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