Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Shattered

Shadow, my constant companion of 14 years, died a few days ago.

Shadow, mon fidèle compagnon depuis 14 ans, est mort il y a quelques jours.


I lost my three cats in less than twelve months.

J'ai perdu mes trois chats en moins de douze mois.

Cottage feels very empty and it seems like my life is a puzzle whose pieces have been thrown in all directions and some have even been lost. 

Cottage semble très vide et j'ai l'impression que ma vie est un puzzle dont tous les morceaux ont été éparpillés et certains perdus.

I will rebuild myself, even if somehow differently from what I was. I need time and I have no idea how much.

Je vais me reconstruire, même si je serai forcément un peu différente. J'ai besoin de temps, mais j'ignore de combien.


40 comments:

  1. Reprenez vite un chat. Vous n'oubliera pas pour autant vos 3 chats, cela vous aidera à supporter leur absence.
    Bon courage.

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  2. I'm so sorry. Having lost 3 myself I know it isn't easy any time one dies. Best cure is to go get another!!! Hang in there.

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  3. Oh Magali, I am so sad for you, as I know personally how devastating it is to lose even one cat-of-your-heart, much less three of them. It feels like the very spirit has gone from our homes. I wish you peace, however you can find it, and comfort.

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  4. I am sorry for the loss of your cats. I have lost cats also and it is so hard to move on. You will do fine because there are more cats that need your loved.

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  5. I am so,so sorry.. I know they are family.. My husband and I always have grieved so when we lost one of our 'fuzzy babies'. They give us so much and ask for so little.

    Je vous prie de bien vouloir accepter mes sincères condoléances.(I hope I wrote that correctly) Take care of yourself.

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  6. gosh I thought something must have been going on with you as I hadn't seen a post in a long time - so sorry that you have lost all your pets one after another. Sending a hug your way

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  7. I'm so sorry for your loss. That's terrible. I wish you well and hope you'll be feeling better very soon. Hugs and kisses to youxxxxx

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  8. Oh Magali I am so sorry. My heart is breaking for you. I know you loved all your sweet kitties but I know Shadow was your travel mate and always with you. No words can help you but know I am thinking of you and wishing you less loss and pain as time travels forward. So sorry. Hugs.
    Kris

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  9. Speechless,thinking of your sorrow,hugging you!

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  10. I'm so very sorry. Saw the title and knew. My heart breaks for you all so fast. There are no words to help you feel better. I'm thinking of you.

    Cindy

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  11. So very, very sorry. We are dog/cat lovers and it is the loss of a family member, for certain.

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  12. I am so very sorry for your loss. i have 3 cats and since i tend to adopt senior cats i have lost quite a few. it is always so difficult. hugs to you.

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  13. No words - there are just no words. Nurture your breaking heart as best you can and know that so many are keeping you in their thoughts.

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  14. That is so hard. Please take all of the time you need.

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  15. You have had such a hard year. We are all thinking of you and sending healing thoughts your way.

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  16. oh no.. so very sorry to hear this!! keeping you in my thoughts... take care xoxo

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  17. I am so sorry for your pain. Take all the time you need to grieve and heal.

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  18. My deepest condolences on the loss of your sweet Shadow and your other little kitties. So sad and lonely...

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  19. I am so sorry................

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  20. I have shed a few tears after reading your post. Take care, life has been very tough for you.

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  21. I am so sorry. I know you gave your cats so much love and care in their lifetimes and I hope you can remember them with joy soon.

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  22. OH DEAR ONE! I AM SO SORRY. I KNOW HOW IT RIPS YOUR HEART OUT. DO I UNDERSTAND THAT YOU HAVE LOST ALL YOUR CATS? IT MAY BE HARD, BUT SINCE IT WILL BE HARD ANYWAY, PLEASE GO FIND A YOUNG ONE THAT NEEDS A LOVING HOME...CRAWL UP IN THE BED AND JUST ENJOY ONE ANOTHER. TAKE CARE OF YOURSELF! WE WILL WAIT FOR YOU....

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  23. I truly believe that you will honour your lost little furry friends by taking on a new young cat and caring for him/her with all your heart. Wishing you lots of strenght - Marie from Belgium

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  24. You are in my prayers - I am writing this down so I will remember to pray for you each day as you sort this pain and sadness out.

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  25. I’m so very sad for you Magali. Few things break our hearts as deeply as losing our best friend. Shadow was a very special cat, one who gave you unconditional love, and in return you gave him the same. May your pain lessen over time, but may your love for him remain.


    xxx

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  26. Oh Magali I'm so sorry! Sending big hugs. xox

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  27. Magali mi amiga lo siento muchisimo .

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  28. I am so sorry about your sweet kitties.

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  29. Magali, I'm so terribly sorry for your loss. My sister is going through the same thing now, such a terrible thing loosing our sweet pets. Take care.........

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  30. Oh, no, not Shadow!!! I cannot express my deep sadness for you....oh, my..... Sending prayers...

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  31. I am so sorry about your cats. Our animals provide us so much love, joy and companionship and it's difficult to adjust to life without them.

    I must tell you how much I love your country. I was in Paris 20 years ago, but only saw Paris. In June our son and his wife joined us for a 10 day visit to France. We rented an apartment in the 6th arrondisement and enjoyed walking the streets of the city.

    On the only weekend we were there, our son and his wife took the train to Nantes to visit her twin cousins- one lives in Rennes and the other in Nantes.

    We flew to Pau to visit a high school friend who has lived in France since 1970. Their chateau is fabulous and they entertained us with an impromptu guitar concert performed by their friends. They drove us to Saint Jean de Luz and into Spain to Irun.

    The French countryside is beautiful, the people kind and friendly and all pastries are amazing. It's a good thing we walked so much!

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  32. Sorry you have had so much loss lately. Just hold on to the sweet memories of their love and joy. You prvided the same to them. Maybe their spirits will guide a new love into your life.

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  33. I am so sorry to hear that you have lost your sweet kitty. You have had a lot of loss this year. They were good companions.

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  34. Bonjour je suis votre blog depuis longtemps mais j'avoue ne pas vous laisser de commentaires car tout est tellement beau. Mais la perte d'un ou plusieurs compagnons à poils est tellement difficile à vivre (j'ai moi aussi vécu cela) que j'ai decide de vous envoyer ce petit message de réconfort. Je suis de tout coeur avec vous
    Pascale

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  35. We lost our dog Jake in January and we both felt how loney the house was. Last month we finally found a new family member,our puppy Rodney. He has brought joy back into our lives. While he will never replace Jake, he has his own place in our hearts.

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  36. Oh my friend, my heart breaks for you. My furry babies and I will send you loving thoughts. I knew something was wrong cause I haven't heard from you lately. I kept thinking about you. Caroline

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  37. I am so sorry my dear for all your losses. Please try to get back little by little. Life is absolutely difficult for the most of us but horrific for others so try to feel better please! AriadnefromGreece!

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