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Gypsy 6.1999 - 8.28.2019
« on: September 05, 2019, 02:13:19 PM »
Gypsy has gone on to be with her cat family at the rainbow bridge. We think it was bladder cancer that got her in the end. She had had a couple of urinalysis that got pulled for pathology reviews which came back with atypical epithelial cells (possibly cancer, but not definitive). Then last weekend, she developed edema in her hindquarters rather suddenly, and ultrasound on Tuesday showed very thick bladder walls.  The vet suspected the blockage causing the edema in her hind legs was in the lymphatic system, which was going to be hard to treat given all her other issues. She received a shot of Lasix to try to get rid of some of the fluid, and we had one more night with her. She was her indomitable sweet self to the end.

I am blessed beyond measure to have had her in my life. Her spirit lives on in the imprint of the love and generosity of spirit that she gifted to us, and the warm people she led us to we would not have otherwise found.

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« Reply #1 on: September 05, 2019, 02:22:37 PM »
I'm so sorry to hear Gypsy has gone to the Rainbow Bridge. May all your happy memories together help you at this sad time.

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« Reply #2 on: September 05, 2019, 04:07:04 PM »
 :'( I am so sad to hear it was Gypsy's time to go. What a sweet kitty she was. You took such good care of her. I remember her spiral staircase!
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« Reply #3 on: September 05, 2019, 04:11:03 PM »
I am so sorry for your loss.

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« Reply #4 on: September 05, 2019, 07:03:12 PM »
GKit, I am so sad to read this.  :'(    Gypsy was a special kitty spirit, and everyone here at Itchmo will miss her.  Thank you for sharing her with us.  20 years old?!  Big hugs for you and your family.   :-* :-* :-*
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« Reply #5 on: September 05, 2019, 07:41:40 PM »
GKit,
I am so sorry that Gypsy has gone to the Bridge.  I hope that your memories of so many years shared will bring you comfort.  Rest in peace, sweet Angel Gypsy.  :'(   :'(

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« Reply #6 on: September 05, 2019, 10:50:51 PM »
Oh GKit, I'm so sad to read this.

And I'm so moved that she lived such a long, wonderful life.  Really, wonderful.

I send all my warmth and hugs to you and your family, and light a candle to your sweet Gypsy.
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« Reply #7 on: September 08, 2019, 10:26:42 AM »
I am so very sorry that it was Gypsy's time. Rest in peace sweet angel. 

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« Reply #8 on: September 08, 2019, 12:23:50 PM »
I am so sorry that you lost Gypsy, Gkit. It's good that she lived a long happy life, but I know it's never long enough. I hope you can take comfort in the good memories.

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« Reply #9 on: September 15, 2019, 05:42:50 AM »
I am so sorry it was Gypsy's time to leave you Gkit! She had an amazing life with you and we will all keep her spirit and memory in our hearts .
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