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Miss you Coops


caszandra

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7 years ago today I had to make the heart breaking decision to get my boy Cooper put to sleep. His girl friend cat Samantha had come over earlier in the day to wait for him at the back door so they could both go for their daily patrol of the neighbourhood. It was getting close to bed time and something stopped me going to bed until I knew Cooper was home safe and sound. He came home but he wasn't safe and sound. My brave boy suffered a clot in his spine which paralysed his back end and somehow he managed to drag himself home to us. Unfortunately the vet was unable to fix him and he went to sleep in my arms with his favourite human my son right there with me.

This is Cooper when I got him at 7wks old, he came to me early as the lady who was fostering him couldn't look after him any more, he would sleep on my shoulder and get up to mischief playing with anything he could get his paws on, even if it wasn't a cat toy!

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He grew from that little scrap to be a big bruiser !

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He was a cool cat who would choose to be aloof when he felt like it but would be your best friend in the whole wide world if you had chip shop chips or a donner kebab! He would come running up and try to sit on the plate to get them, tough luck if you put the plate down for anything as you would come back to it empty and Coops licking his lips lol. He would let you pet him on his terms only but when he had enough he would put his paw on your hand and push it away, if you persisted he would give you a warning swipe but never with nails, woe betide you if you still tried he gave you fair warning!

He was my sons best bud and spent most of his time with him when he was home, at night he would sleep on the pillow with him snuggling up and keeping watch on his favourite human.

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Love you Coop's and miss you everyday xx

 

 

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