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Why can't I ever have a day?

Discussion in 'Cat Chat' started by malibu, Jan 8, 2012.

  1. malibu

    malibu Guest

    Where I don't feel like my heart is breaking :( it's been 4 months now since Gloworm was pts and it's not getting any easier, I still sleep with his picture under my pillow, still cry every night when I look at his picture, and still feel a big gaping hole in my life where he should be :( sorry for the downer thread, I have noone else to talk to :(
  2. EllesBelles

    EllesBelles PetForums Senior

    May 14, 2010
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    My dog was put to sleep two years ago, at Christmas (which is also my OHs birthday)

    It hurts like hell. I can well up at anything, but I can now also enjoy the memories of him and how amazing he was.

    He was cremated and I have his ashes in my room, in his favourite spot in the window. His collar is there too, and a packet of his favourite treats. It helps, I think.

    It does get easier...you'll never forget, but it does get easier.

    All the best x
  3. flev

    flev PetForums Member

    Mar 6, 2011
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    I'm so sorry to hear you're finding it so tough at present. I have no wise words, just an assurance that others understand where you're at, and a hug if you're up accepting one.
  4. paul maine coon

    paul maine coon PetForums Senior

    Dec 18, 2010
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    I'm sorry for your loss , I miss my childhood cat Tiger, my mum got him when i was 7 and he was pts when i was 27 . he was part of are small family and he was always there to greet when i came home from work . it does get easier and i always look back now and smile when i think of him and all the love he gave :-D Gloworm was lucky to have someone who loved him as much as you did.
  5. ever expanding

    ever expanding PetForums Senior

    May 9, 2011
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    xxxx sending you hugs
  6. dagny0823

    dagny0823 PetForums VIP

    Oct 20, 2009
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    It's only been 4 months. Really, that's not terribly long. It will get easier, I promise.

    I probably would have been the same way about Pippin if we hadn't moved about a month after he died. Getting out of the familiar setting I'm sure helped a bit. I know I was a wreck for the longest time over Freja and Kirby, and I still get teary thinking that she died all alone at the hospital, that I wasn't there for her--and it's been more than a year.

    So, hang in there and love the kitties you have now. Gloworm wouldn't want you to be so sad all of the time. That's why he sent you new babies to love and care for. Of course you'll never forget him and none of them take his place, but he'll always be in your heart.

    Big hugs from all of us over the pond
  7. Angie2011

    Angie2011 PetForums VIP

    Feb 2, 2011
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    HUGS!! x..........
  8. Space Chick

    Space Chick PetForums VIP

    Dec 10, 2011
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    Last year I lost my 16 year old terrier in July and my (only) 10 year old cat in December. Whilst we have our new cats and I love them dearly, I still mourn my Henry and my Thomas terribly and frequently burst into tears.

    Sorry I can't reassure you, but we have to grieve, just know that there are people that understand what you are going through and can provide support.

  9. AlfiesArk

    AlfiesArk PetForums VIP

    Mar 10, 2011
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    Don't worry Hun... it will get easier. He knew he was loved greatly and will be at Rainbow bridge keeping an eye on you. Nothing wrong with a good cry and you know you have all of us here thinking of you and sending you hugs xxx
  10. Oscars mam

    Oscars mam PetForums VIP

    Aug 22, 2011
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    Aw Malibu I'm so sorry you're still hurting so much, I totally get where you're coming from, I still get upset over what happened to Oscar and ge survived! Sending you massive (((hugs))) I really hope it gets easier for you soon xxx
  11. raggie doll

    raggie doll PetForums VIP

    Sep 17, 2011
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    i have a weird approach to this when Bella (my fur baby of 18 years) died i couldn't look at her pic it hurt too much i couldn't even sleep in my room for a week just couldn't do it i brought the photos back out when i had dealt with it a little
  12. merlin12

    merlin12 PetForums VIP

    Jun 24, 2011
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    The loss of a loved one is really difficult to get over, there is no time limit. Just take things easy.
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