Thank you Spooky

Thank you Spooky for choosing us to be your last home. Your original Mom who went to Heaven 10 years ago always said you were “a love” and I can’t think of a better description for you. You truly were a love and we will miss you forever.

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Spooky FOREVER And thank you Ann for this beautiful badge. Also, thank you to all of you that have left comments, I will respond to you individually soon. I am so blessed to have so many people that care.


  1. Mom and I both have broken hearts at your loss of dear Spooky. He fought hard to stay but I think he was just too tired to keep going. He’s in such a wonderful place now where he can keep close watch on you…….and he’s in that little warm spot in your heart forever and ever. We know you are beyond sad…….just remember all of us are there with you………..

    Love, Sammy and Mom Pam

    1. Thank you for your kind words and for your friendship. XO and love to you both.

  2. Spooky, we are beyond sorry buddy and we send our sincerest sympathies to your mom, dad & family. We know you tried ever so hard to hang on, but we also know, sometimes St Francis knows best, and he has other plans for us. You were and always will be loved by all your friends, and more so by your family…with Godspeed…hugs and love from boomer, dai$y, tuna, and dude and sauce too. ♥♥♥♥♥♥

    1. Thank you sweet kitties, we know Spooky is no longer suffering. XO and love.

  3. I am so sorry to hear your sad news. You gave Spooky a wonderful loving home and did everything possible for him. Helping him to leave surrounded by love is the greatest gift you could give him. My thoughts are with you, and Flynn sends his comforting purrs.

  4. Oh no we are so sorry to read Spooky has made his journey OVER THE BRIDGE. You surely gave him 10 good years.
    Hugs magi and mom

  5. Oh Ellen, I am so sorry. Losing a loved one is never easy. Sending purrs of healing and condolence for all who loved Spooky.

  6. So sorry to hear about Spooky’s passing ! My 17 yer old Buddy died of kidneyy disease back in January, and she fought too. Spooky knew he was loved so much, and his previous owner will have met him and started loving on him ! It is so hard when you do everything you can for them and it cannot be enough, but I think they understand it with far more peace than we humans ! Prayers for you and Spooky’s fursibs. Fly free !

    1. Thank you. I am sorry you lost Buddy not very long ago. Kidney disease is an awful thing.

  7. Rest sweetly , Spooky, and know you are eternally loved and cherished.

    Sending tons of comforting purrs and hugs to your furmily who now are missing you so very much.

    The more you love; the more it hurts to say goodbye…but we are so glad that Spooky only knew much love and tender care while he lived with you:)

      1. Thank you for the beautiful badge for Spooky’s memory. I love it, you are so thoughtful. XO and love to you.

    1. Thank you for your kind words. My husband and I are both hurting- Spooky was and will always be loved. XO

  8. Ellen, my heart breaks for you and I weep. You know we loved Spooky. I am so sorry for your loss. He was blessed to have you, as you were to have him. Spooky will be missed. Sending you lots of love. Peace, my dear friend.

    1. Thank you for caring and for your friendship.We will miss Spooky and always love him. XO and love to you.

  9. Oh this is so sad! Mum’s in tears! Spooky was a star and a real trooper! He fought hard and he had the best home with you! He was and is loved! Huge gentle hugs and soft purrs to you Ellen ❤️❤️❤️

    1. Thank you Austin and your Mum. I am lucky to have such caring friends. Spooky will be missed. XO

  10. Oh awnty Ellen we are so sorry. We know dat Spooky is no longer in pain and is feeling young and healthy again. Sissy will be there fur Spooky and we’ll be here fur ya’ll. Ifin ya’ need anything let us know. Sendin’ lots of purrayers and hugs.

    Luv ya’


    1. Thank you Dezi and Audra. I am sure Spooky is with Lexi in Heaven. XO and love to you both.

  11. Oh deearest Spooky, thank you fur loving Ellen and her family… We know you wanted to stay and keep loving them… time to go. See you soon over the rainbow chasing butterflies. Say hello to Sandy Red Tigger, Spunky Bear, Snow Baby, Mouse and Kitty fur me…

    Katie Kitty Too.

  12. We are so grieved at the passing of Spooky. While he is happy and healthy now, he leaves behind grieving family and friends. Know that we love you and will keep you in our prayers. You are loved, my friend. Sabina

    1. Thank you for your love and friendship, I am blessed. I know he is no longer suffering , but we will miss him. Love and hugs to you and the kitties.

  13. Farewell, Spooky! Your humans are really sad that you’ve left them, but they loved you and love never ends. Hugs, Ellen; I am very sorry.

  14. We are beyond sad to read that Spooky has gone to the Bridge. We know your heart must be broken. He fought so hard. Sorry it was his time to go. Sending tons of love and huge hugs. God Bless. Thank you for loving and caring for Spooky.
    With deepest condolences,
    Angels Normie and Mika, Sasha & Grady Lewis

    1. Thank you for your sweet comment. We miss Spooky very much, he was suck a loving cat and so sweet. He will always be on our hearts. XO and love to you.

  15. We are so sad to hear the news of dear Spooky. We know Spooky is now young and playing in the sun with all our dear friends who have passed before. He looks like he really loved his Dad and we agree Dads are special. Watch over us Spooky until that day we all meet again.
    Love purrs and prayers of support
    Timmy, Dad and Family

    1. Spooky loved everyone, buy he did have a special relationship with his Dad ad his Dad is heartbroken. Thank you for your love purrs ad prayers. XOad love to you all too!

  16. We are so very sorry. Spooky was obviously well loved and cared for and had such a wonderful home with you all. Now he can look down on you and run free. We are sending all our love, hugs, purrs, and prayers. Thinking of you…

  17. I’m here to pay my respects to Spooky who left too soon to join his first mother. bows head* I’ll be sending comforting purrz to Mom Ellen and those left behind.

  18. We are so sad and filled with heartache for you, Mom Ellen and gang. Your losses have been too many the past few months. We know that Spooky was loved and will remain in your hearts forever. We haven’t visited everyone from selfies yesterday as yet, but when we saw Phoebe had joined us, we prayed that things had improved with Spooky. Please accept our condolences. You are in our hearts and prayers, Janet and the Kitties Blue

    1. Thank you for your kind words. I agree we have had too many losses, each one takes another piece of our hearts. XO

  19. We are so sorry for your loss. It always hurts to see one of our furfriends go.
    Save trip to the rainbow bridge my friend <3

    Love & purs to you Ellen and the rest of the kitties.

    Billy, Amy, Fientje, Silvertje & mom

    1. Thank you for being such good friends, I am blessed. XO ad love to you all.

  20. Ellen, we know how difficult it is to say good-bye to a beloved pet. We are glad that Spooky had two families in his lifetime who loved him and who allowed him to love them in turn. He is watching over you now, safe and free of pain in his first Mom’s arms. Rest in peace sweet boy. Ellen, we are sending you and your family our love and heartfelt condolences.

    the critters in the cottage xo

  21. Oh no, I was so hoping not to read of this. We are so so sorry that Spooky had to fly away. Our hearts and purrs are with you all.

  22. Oh no! Ellen, I’m so deeply sorry. You’re so loving and caring of your kitties and you’ve had such loss over the last several months. Spooky was such a sweet dear and so fortunate to have know your love these last 10 years. Hugs to you.

  23. Hi! I don’t know you, but I just read about your loss on the POTP blog. So sorry! I am sending you hugs from our pugs and lots of prayers. xxxoo

  24. Mom Ellen and the Pilch Family my mom is writing as tears run down her face. We were so upset to read Spooky has gone to the Bridge to be with his fursibs. We know you loved Spooky and he loved you. Knowing you have endured so many losses in the last few months breaks our hearts. We are sending lot of hugs,purrs and prayers your way.
    Charles & mom

    1. Thank you for sharing my pain. It is hard to accept that we have lost 3 so close together, but I have to trust it is God’s plan and be thakful that I had them in my life at all. XO ad love

  25. Spooky is now well and running free, but he has left a family behind who wish he could have stayed and loved him dearly. We hope time will mend your hearts.

  26. Ellen, my heart aches for you, and my thoughts and prayers are with you. You and Spooky were both so blessed to have each other, and Spooky could not have known a better, more loving life than the one he had with you. He will be with you always.

    1. Thank you for your words of comfort. I wish Spooky was still with us, but I am thankful for the time we had. XO

  27. We are so sorry that sweet Spooky has crossed the Bridge.
    He was a lucky kitty to have spent his last years with you
    We know he was loved and gave love in return.
    Saying goodbye is hard, so we send you all comforting hugs and purrs.
    Purrs Georgia and Julie,
    Treasure and JJ
    and mum Nancy

  28. Oh Ellen we are so very sorry Spooky has left your loving have had too much loss and we send our heartfelt sympathy and gentlest of hugs…adieu sweet free….much love Bev and gang xxxx

  29. Ellen I am very sorry to hear about the passing of your beloved Spooky.
    He fought a valiant fight, you along side him step by step.
    The love you gained from all of his years with you will help ease your troubled heart, not right away but with time, a slow passage of healing will happen. You will all be able to treasure the love because love is eternal, and I hope you believe, as I do, that one day you will be reunited with your little Spooky man. So it’s only until you meet again.
    My thoughts and prayers are with you.
    Debra & the ManxMnews kitties

  30. I am sorry to get here so late and we are so very sad to see that dear Spooky had to depart. Thank you for showing him the true kindness of your heart and for letting him know true love. A big piece of your heart may be gone, but he will never be forgotten, by any of us. Love and hugs from all of us here.

  31. We are so sorry to learn that your dear Spooky had to leave for the bridge. We can imagine the pain of your loss. Sending a warm hug, purrs and paw taps of comfort.

  32. A good heart has stopped beating, a good soul has gone over the bridge. We are so very sad.
    We send you our Love and strength and many many kisses (and hugs)
    Love Nellie and Mommy!

    1. Thank you sweet Nellie, we are very sad too, but blessed to have such good friends. XO and love to you and your Mom.

  33. We didn’t know Spooky but he was part of you and any part of you is liked by us. Spooky had a rough time with his problems and can now relax and watch over his family. You will always have fond memories of him. I know this won’t be the same and its tough….shoot, I hate it when we lose our furry friends. Purring for an easy transition Ellen.


  34. We are so sorry that Spooky had to go to the Bridge. We are so thankful that he had such a loving, happy home with you. Thank you for giving the best and most wonderful life possible. Purrs, prayers and hugs to you.

    1. Thank you for the words of comfort. We were blessed to have Spooky choose us to live with.

  35. I’m so sorry for loss of your sweet Spooky. I’m glad he had a wonderful family after losing his first mom. Now he is with her in heaven.. Please know my thoughts are with you.

  36. I am deeply deeply saddened to read this news. I had been reading your updates and I sooo prayed that Spooky would pull through. Keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

  37. We are so sorry for your loss, our deepest purrs to help ease your heartache.

  38. So sorry for the loss of Spooky, but what a true love bug he indeed was. Run free, fine man, with all those other seniors who have enriched our lives and brought such joy.

  39. We are heartbroken to hear that Spooky had to leave you and go to the Bridge. It seems so many of our furbabies have been making that journey over the last few weeks.
    We send to you, Mommy Ellen, and to the rest of Spooky’s family, comforting hugs and purrs.
    Take comfort in the knowledge that Spooky is waiting for you and watching over you, and that you will be together again one day.
    Run free, sweet Spooky.

    1. Thank you for these words of comfort. There has been so much sadness in the blogosphere lately. XO

  40. We are so sorry that dear Spooky has crossed over Rainbow Bridge and we know you will be sad. We are sending lots of purrs in the hope they will sustain you a little.

  41. I am so sorry for your loss. We had a Tortie named Spooky and I when we lost her it was devastating she was the most wonderful cat we could have ever had and I still miss he rot this day.

  42. Dearest Mom Ellen. I am SO so so sorry to learn about Spooky passing. I am in tears right now and I will have his precious picture up on the refrigerator where it has been since Katie got it, until it goes into one of our albums later in the year.

    We have come to love him and it hurts us to know he isn’t here. I am so sorry for you and the others in the family who will miss him and for me..I will miss him too. Spooky, you were loved and cherished by your family and by us. xoxo

    1. Thank you for your kind words, I know you loved Spooky too. He loved everyone and visited with every person that entered our home. XO and love to you both.

  43. We are so very sorry to hear about Spooky. Our thoughts and prayers go out to you during this difficult time.
    Hugs, Chloe and LadyBug

  44. Ellen, I’m so sorry to read about Spooky’s passing. It’s so hard to lose a member of the family. Please know that you are surrounded by a community of pet lovers who know the hole that is created through this loss.
    What a wonderful thing that Spooky adopted you after losing his first hu-mom. You were lucky to have such a sweet soul with you; despite his departure from this plane, your bond will be in tact across time.
    Purrs and hugs from Laura and all the Squeedunk kitties.

    1. Thank you for your words of comfort. We were blessed that Spooky chose us.

  45. Sound like Spooky had 2 great families. What a lucky house panther Spooky was.
    SEnding ya’ll lots of purrs of comfort.

  46. Thank you, Spooky, for the many years of love you gave to Ellen and your family We heard a lot of good things about you, including how brave you are the last weeks. She was as lucky to know and love you as you to love her. I know you are looking down and keeping the place warm in her heart that you occupied when you were on earth….and that she will always have that warm place for you.

    R.I.P., dear Sppoky, and lastly, may you find a lot of tasty spring bugs up there that you can chase around and eat. They don’t let us indoor cats do much of that down here on earth….

    Love always, Peaches, Paprika and their Human, Carol

    1. Thank you for your kinds words. We both miss Spooky very much and will always love him. XO and love to you.

  47. We are visiting from Eastside Cats. We are so sad to hear about Spooky. We wish someone could find a solution for renal failure in cats. Way too many are lost to it. Hugs and purrs from our house.

  48. Deerest Lady Ellen an Purrincess Phoebe an thee gang wee iss devvystated that Spooky had to go to Pure Land…..butt hee fott thee good fight an now he is with thee gurlss an runnin free.
    Hee an mee sure DO look alike!
    An mee fankss you fur yur offer 😉 If mee efurr deecidess to travel afar you KNOW mee wood come live with youss’!!
    ~~~head rubsss~~~ an ****paw kissesss**** Siddhartha Henry~~~
    an {{{hugs}}} LadyMum

    1. You do look a lot like Spooky. Poor Phoebe keeps meowing out the window likes she thinks David forgot Spooky outside. It makes us even sadder. XO

      1. Mee-you this iss so sad fur all of youss’.
        Pleeze keep ree-assuring mee Purrincess that Spooky iss inn Pure Land. Doess shee go out at all Lady Ellen? Maybee you could take her fur a walkie so shee can see Spooky not there?
        ****paw patsss**** Siddhartha Henry xxxxxxxxxxxxxx

        1. Phoebe doesn’t go out, but that is a good idea, we could try with the harness. XO

  49. I’m so very, very sorry. Words are never enough. Be assured that Spooky knew how much you loved him and knows that even though you’re no longer together here on Earth, he will remain in your hearts, forever. Purrs, Seville.

    1. Thank you for your kind words Seville. We will never forget SPooky and we will always love him. XO

  50. We are so sorry to hear of Spooky’s passing. Our thoughts are with you at this deeply sad time.

    Rest in Peace, Spooky. We shall miss you.

    Sending purrs and hugs xx
    Athena and Marie

  51. Oh, Ellen, this is devastating news. Please accept my deep condolences. Spooky was a dear and a much-loved love. He will be sorely missed by your family and our big cat-loving community. I know he’d been through I a lot when you kindly shared his story about Lyme Disease but never expected this. I’m going add a Memoriam to the post and send soft purrs of comfort to everyone in your home.

    1. Thank you for your kind words of comfort. His little body couldn’t take anymore, he had been through a lot. I was praying the subQ fluids and injection for anemia would give us more time. XO

  52. We are so sorry for your loss of Spooky. We feel your pain. Sending you all purrs, gentle headbumps, hugs, and prayers. RIP dear Spooky.

  53. Dear Ellen and family, we are heartbroken when we saw the message in our mailbox. We are so sorry for losing another kitty in such a short time. Soft Pawkisses to comfort you. Fly Free sweet Spooky <3 <3 <3

  54. You fought so hard to keep Spooky comfortable and happy- Ellen and family, I’m so sorry for you loss. I’m sure Spooky is sending you lots of love and gratitude from The Bridge.

  55. I’m sorry your sweet Spooky has passed. He’s lucky to have had such a loving family for the last 10 years, and I know you feel fortunate to have shared your life with him. Purrs.

    1. Thank you for your kind words. He actually lived with us only 2 and a half years. He stayed with his Dad after his Mom died then he moved and he was with our neighbors then he chose to live with us. We were blessed to have him. XO

  56. I am so sorry for your loss. No matter how many times a person goes through this, it never gets easier. I wish I had more than words to comfort you with! *hugs* Spooky is a beautiful kitty and he knew how much you love him. Letting go is so very difficult, especially when you have been fighting so long not to let go. My kitties and I will be praying and purring for you.

    1. Thank you for your kind words. Spooky was a sweet boy and will be missed. XO

  57. We send you our deepest condolences and loving purrs. Black cats forever!

    -Clove & Kaspars

  58. RIP Spooky.

    We are so sorry for your loss and know that no words can change how you feel… but know that we send prayers, hugs and gentle purrs for you during this heartbreaking time…

    Basil and Co xox

    1. Thank you for your kind words. We miss Spooky so much, but we are thankful that he chose us to spend his last years with. XO

  59. Lady Ellen there iss so much happenin mee finkss efurryone has to find their own PEECE durin such timess. Wee are here fur you an mee sweet buttercup gurl <3 <3
    ***paw kissesss*** Purrince Siddhartha Henry xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

    1. I took your advice and brought Phoebe outside on a harness, but she is still convinced he is out there. XOXOXOXOX and pawkisses from Phoebe

  60. HHHMMM mee put mee ‘Finkin Kat’ on an mee has a idea Lady Ellen. Doess Phoebe gurl have a speshell place fur nappin? An iss there a blankit or sumfing with Spooky’ss odor on it? If so, maybe put thee peece of material inn Phoebe’ss bed/space an shee will find comfort frum it. What do you fink??Mee poor darling gurl…..if mee were there wee could cuddle together…
    ~~~head rubsss~~~ Siddhartha Henry~~~

    1. That is a good idea. Prancie has been sleeping in all his spots. The windows were shut today so she didn’t meow like she had been, maybe she is feeling a little better. I will try that if she starts again. XO and head rubs from Phoebe

      1. Mee-you maybe thee closed windows helped Phoebe realize Spooky iss inn Pure Land????
        Butt keep a blankit handy just inn case! 😉
        ***paw kissesss*** to mee sweet Buttercup xxxxxxxxxx
        an ~~head rubsss~~ to you, Lady Ellen~~
        Siddhartha Henry =^,.^=

        1. Thank you my love for trying to help me. XO and head rubs and paw kisses and nose kisses.

          1. Mee doess not ant mee sweet buttercup gurl sad an feelin lonelee….
            Mee iss with you there; rite beeside you; paw on top of paw.
            ~~~head rubsss~~~ an ***paw kissesss*** yur Purrince xxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

  61. It’s so hard when they leave us. I know this pain. Not fair that they don’t stay with us long enough.

    Have a terrific day, Ellen. Big hugs. ♥

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