Thank You Christal

Saturday, 26 November 2011
I would like to thank everyone that left a lovely message following the loss of Bozzy.  One week on and it still feels so painful. It's funny how you miss the smallest of things like hearing his meow or even just seeing his face looking back at you.  The mornings are difficult for me as I've lost my breakfast companion who had to be fed before I could do anything else and then wanted a cuddle when finished.  We'll get there slowly.

I have managed to make a card as I wanted to say a thank you to Bozzy's vet, Christal.  She is a wonderful lady who thought a lot of him and was so gentle and kind.  Even after he'd passed away, she was talking to him as she carried him out of the room.   I've wanted to do this since that day but haven't felt able to.  In the meantime, Christal took the time to send us a card with the following message:

"Boris was a super cat.  He was really lucky to have you look after him so well - allowing him to live for so long in comfort.  I know letting him go was not easy for you.  Thinking of you. Christel xx"

That meant so much to us.  I don't know many vets that would do that.  On the very same day, we also had a lovely card from a very good friend Michelle and one of my best friends, Sarah. 

This is the card that I have made and it obviously had to have a cat as the focal point.  The stamp is part of a Penny Black transparent set called In the Garden and has been coloured with copics.  The paper is from the first SWALK cd rom from Crafters Companion and is mounted on core'dinations cardstock.  The embossing is from a Crafts Too embossing folder called Daisies and the sentiment is from Craftwork Cards.



I hope that she likes it.  We'll be taking it in on Wednesday hopefully with a tin of Celebrations chocolates for them all.  I just wanted to let her know that we appreciated everything that she did for Bozzy when he was with us.

I hope you've all had a good day.  I've made a fish pie for dinner tonight and two mince beef pies to freeze for other days.  I like to try and keep busy so that I don't have too long to sit down and think sad thoughts as I know Bozzy wouldn't want that.

Thank you all for stopping by and for the lovely comments you leave, they are greatly appreciated.

Sarah xx

12 comments:

  1. oh sarah. what a lovely vet you have, that was very kind of her. i can only imagine your heart ache, our pets are one of the family. love the card youve made, very cute, and im sure it'll help you to start to feel better. x

  1. Sue said...:

    Hi Sarah, this is so gorgeous, I am sure the vets will love it. Take care. Sue x

  1. Hi Sarah,
    So sorry to hear about the loss of bozzy,sending big hugs your way,what a lovely vet you have i'm sure she will be thrilled with the card :) xx

  1. Hiya, so sorry for your loss of Bozzy, my cat is like my shadow and although he drives me crazy sometimes I know I would be lost without him, so you have my deepest sympathy. Absolutely love your card, that image is adorable and the colours and the embossing look brilliant
    Lindsay xx

  1. ~ Ali ~ said...:

    Fab card sweetie....sending you lots of hugs

    Ali x

  1. Catherine said...:

    Sarah this is gorgeous and I am sure Christel will love it. She sounds like a really lovely person who understands what it is like to lose a pet who is one of the family. I wish we had a vet like that!

    Love and hugs

    Catherine x

  1. Aaawww this is gorgeous Sarah, such a sweet image and I love the colours and layout too, I'm sure she'll love it.
    Hope your're ok hun, keep yer chin up :)
    Kelly.x

  1. Kristel said...:

    That is a really beautiful card Sarah!
    Hugs Kristel

  1. Gorgeous card Sarah - I know your vet will appreciate it very much. And how lovely that you received a card from Christal - so kind and thoughtful. I understand only too well how you are feeling and how empty the world seems when they are gone. Please know I am thinking of you Sarah and sending you some {{{hugs}}}.

    Jocelyn XX

  1. coops said...:

    gorgeous card sarah.i love the sweet image and pretty colours.
    i`m so sorry to hear about your loss hun.

    xx coops xx

  1. GoonerGirl said...:

    Beautiful card I am sure the vet will love it and sorry to hear about your loss.. Chris xx

  1. Michelle said...:

    Gorgeous card Sarah and I bet she will love and appreciate it as much as you did hers. She sounds like a wonderful person. Love and hugs xx

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