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olivertwist

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Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 6:29pm

 kurtster wrote:

Thanks.  The story of how he came into our lives is pretty cool all by itself.  My folks wanted to get us a kitty for our house warming / Christmas gift in our first place together.  She took P to an all cat vet's office / feral cat shelter quite a ways away near Youngstown.  The cats had the run of the place.  While P was sitting down looking at all the kitties, Tobin jumped up in her lap and picked her as his cat mommy.  She put him down and played with other kitties, but he was persistent.  He jumped up repeatedly and kept the other kitties away telling them all that she was his human.  The lady who ran the place was reluctant to let him go because he was one of her favorites.  But she did and the rest is history.  His name was Tobin and we kept it.  

When she brought him home I was kinda disappointed cuz he was a long haired kitty and I really didn't want one.  But he was so cute and friendly and so itty bitty at 6 months.  I had no idea at the time what a Maine Coon was and how big he would get.  He grew and grew for about the first 3 years reaching about 20 lbs of pure muscle and fuzz.  But I wouldn't trade him for the world once we got to know each other.  He was our kid that we never had together and raised him in that way.  Well mannered and loving, but as we came to learn about Coons, not a lap cat.  He would sit with us or by us and that was the way it was.

Too soon to think about another kitty.  So many other things going on to even go there.  But Maine Coons now have a special place in my heart and would like to have another when the time comes.

 
Bump! My response moved this down... great story.
olivertwist

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Location: Atlanta GA
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 6:21pm

 kurtster wrote:
Thanks so much for the thoughts and remembrances of Tobin.  He was indeed a gentle giant and loved everyone he met, except little kids.   He was a good kitty and one of the best I ever had the pleasure of sharing life with.  We took him over to my Mom's this afternoon to his final resting place in one of the gardens at her house.  

Its been a long hard day and has taken its toll on Patty and me.  He was her alarm clock in the morning and also had little problem in telling her that it was time to go to bed.  Its gonna take some time to get over this and move on because he was such an integral part of our lives.  

He was my music buddy, too.  He shared many a morning with me sitting on the arm of the sofa while I played music when it was just me and him with the house to ourselves and the music was both good and sometimes pretty loud during those occasional wake and bake's.  He truly enjoyed a lot of music and made those mornings more enjoyable.

All the best to y'all and I'm glad that some of you got to meet him.  Those were good times.

{#Hug}

 

 
Thanks for sharing those memories of your pal. Nice to get to know him a little more. {#Good-vibes}
kurtster
miss you little buddy
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Location: drifting
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 6:18pm

 Antigone wrote:

So sorry, K&P. Dang pets. They should live forever. Well, they do, but ...

 
Thanks.  The story of how he came into our lives is pretty cool all by itself.  My folks wanted to get us a kitty for our house warming / Christmas gift in our first place together.  She took P to an all cat vet's office / feral cat shelter quite a ways away near Youngstown.  The cats had the run of the place.  While P was sitting down looking at all the kitties, Tobin jumped up in her lap and picked her as his cat mommy.  She put him down and played with other kitties, but he was persistent.  He jumped up repeatedly and kept the other kitties away telling them all that she was his human.  The lady who ran the place was reluctant to let him go because he was one of her favorites.  But she did and the rest is history.  His name was Tobin and we kept it.  

When she brought him home I was kinda disappointed cuz he was a long haired kitty and I really didn't want one.  But he was so cute and friendly and so itty bitty at 6 months.  I had no idea at the time what a Maine Coon was and how big he would get.  He grew and grew for about the first 3 years reaching about 20 lbs of pure muscle and fuzz.  But I wouldn't trade him for the world once we got to know each other.  He was our kid that we never had together and raised him in that way.  Well mannered and loving, but as we came to learn about Coons, not a lap cat.  He would sit with us or by us and that was the way it was.

Too soon to think about another kitty.  So many other things going on to even go there.  But Maine Coons now have a special place in my heart and would like to have another when the time comes.
Antigone

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Location: A house, in a Virginian Valley
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 5:53pm

 kurtster wrote:
Thanks so much for the thoughts and remembrances of Tobin.  He was indeed a gentle giant and loved everyone he met, except little kids.   He was a good kitty and one of the best I ever had the pleasure of sharing life with.  We took him over to my Mom's this afternoon to his final resting place in one of the gardens at her house.  

Its been a long hard day and has taken its toll on Patty and me.  He was her alarm clock in the morning and also had little problem in telling her that it was time to go to bed.  Its gonna take some time to get over this and move on because he was such an integral part of our lives.  

He was my music buddy, too.  He shared many a morning with me sitting on the arm of the sofa while I played music when it was just me and him with the house to ourselves and the music was both good and sometimes pretty loud during those occasional wake and bake's.  He truly enjoyed a lot of music and made those mornings more enjoyable.

All the best to y'all and I'm glad that some of you got to meet him.  Those were good times.

{#Hug}

 

 
So sorry, K&P. Dang pets. They should live forever. Well, they do, but ...
kurtster
miss you little buddy
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Location: drifting
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 5:42pm

Thanks so much for the thoughts and remembrances of Tobin.  He was indeed a gentle giant and loved everyone he met, except little kids.   He was a good kitty and one of the best I ever had the pleasure of sharing life with.  We took him over to my Mom's this afternoon to his final resting place in one of the gardens at her house.  

Its been a long hard day and has taken its toll on Patty and me.  He was her alarm clock in the morning and also had little problem in telling her that it was time to go to bed.  Its gonna take some time to get over this and move on because he was such an integral part of our lives.  

He was my music buddy, too.  He shared many a morning with me sitting on the arm of the sofa while I played music when it was just me and him with the house to ourselves and the music was both good and sometimes pretty loud during those occasional wake and bake's.  He truly enjoyed a lot of music and made those mornings more enjoyable.

All the best to y'all and I'm glad that some of you got to meet him.  Those were good times.

{#Hug}

 
Sean-E-Sean

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Location: Point Breeze


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 8:05am

 Alexandra wrote:

 
We did! ("I'm huge...and I'm scared.")
 
Thank you, Sean. It's a rollercoaster for sure, but I think I'm doing all the right things I need to do to keep moving forward...

 
Ha! He knew he had a fan club but didn't know how to deal with it. And yeah. Kitties.
Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 7:56am

 Sean-E-Sean wrote:

We all had a good chuckle w/Tobin and his large personality! Thinking about you and See-Lee as well A.

 
 
We did! ("I'm huge...and I'm scared.")
 
Thank you, Sean. It's a rollercoaster for sure, but I think I'm doing all the right things I need to do to keep moving forward...
Sean-E-Sean

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Location: Point Breeze


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 7:46am

 Alexandra wrote:

 
It's good he got to pass away at home where he is most comfortable. And I am very sorry for your loss. Rest in peace, Tobin...I'm glad I got to meet you.

 
We all had a good chuckle w/Tobin and his large personality! Thinking about you and See-Lee as well A.
Sean-E-Sean

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Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 7:45am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
Ah sh*t. He was a cool kitty for sure. *HUGS* to you both. 
haresfur
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Location: The Golden Triangle
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 7:27am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
Sorry. Sounds like he was a great cat-friend.
Alexandra

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Location: PNW
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 6:55am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
 
It's good he got to pass away at home where he is most comfortable. And I am very sorry for your loss. Rest in peace, Tobin...I'm glad I got to meet you.


DaveInVA
Single, unwanted, unloved eccentric, crusty ol' fart with cats
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Location: In a hovel in effluent Damnville, VA
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 6:07am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
Sorry for your loss, you did everything you could for him. Sounds like he was a great kitty.
olivertwist

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Location: Atlanta GA
Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 6:00am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
He did put up a brave fight, and you did the very best you could for him. Good boy, Tobin. {#Meditate}
bokey
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Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 5:43am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
Bummer.Hang in.
lily34
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Location: GTFO
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Cancer
Chinese Yr: Monkey


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 5:41am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
i'm so sorry.
Coaxial
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Location: 543 miles west of Paradis,1491 miles east of Paradise
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 5:38am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 
My condolences to you both.
miamizsun

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Gender: Male


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 4:32am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.
 
k/p sorry to hear this

meower

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Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 4:29am

Thoughts are with you and P. Kurt, we met the Tobster, he was AWESOME.


sirdroseph
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Location: Yes
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Zodiac: Sagittarius
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 4:24am

 kurtster wrote:
Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.

 




Sorry for you loss Kurt. Good kitty.
kurtster
miss you little buddy
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Location: drifting
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Zodiac: Libra
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Aug 24, 2016 - 1:59am

Tobin passed on early this morning at home.  We did our best to keep him comfortable to the end and avoid the trip that no one wants to make.  He was a good kitty who put up a brave fight to the very end.  Rest in peace little buddy.  There will never be another you.  Our heart aches for you.
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