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Monday, October 15, 2007

In memory of our beloved Simba

It’s been only about two hours but I’m already missing you.
I thought I might see you at all your favourite spots
But you are no longer around.
I looked under my bed where you were for the past two nights
But I could not find you there.
I thought I heard you calling me
But when I turned, you weren’t there.
Your loving nature,
Your frisky energy,
Your cute actions,
Your mellow obedience
Your superb intelligence,
And your human-like aura
Will be missed by all of us.
You have brought great joy to the whole family
You have fought hard to remain here in this loving home
You have spent a fulfilling time here with us
But we know that you have moved on to a better place
Where you can be your free spirited self once again.
And that’s in the beautiful garden of God.


Simba has passed away peacefully this afternoon.

During her time back at home from the vet, she tried to spend time with everyone in the family. She didn’t really wanna sleep on her favourite chair or on the cushions. She slept under my parents’ bed and sink. She jumped up onto my da jie and er jie’s bed and slept under my bed too.

I think she knew she was going and had decided to spend time with everybody in the family.

All good things must come to an end. I’m sorry that she didn’t live much longer. She was such a strong cat that we believed she would outlive her death sentence. But some things are just not meant to be and I have to learn to let go. She did not show signs of suffering and I’m glad for that. She should have reached her paradise by now. Looking down from above, she must be telling us not to cry anymore.

I’m grateful that jie had picked her up in 1999 and allowed her to warm the house. Life will never be the same without her around and I will miss her more than she ever imagined.


  1. dear jo,

    a great big hug to you. i understand how devastating it is. take care of yourself. simba also wants you to take care.

  2. Oh dear. I'm sorry to hear about that. Please take care of yourself. Simba is save in god's garden and must be very happy. *Big Hug*


  3. Dear Jolene,
    I don't know wat's best to say~
    But *BIG HUGS* for u~
    Take care, Okie???
    I been too busy to tag/ comment just as much recently,
    but still check back on your blog always~
    Take care and keep in touch, my dear~ *HUGS*!!!

  4. I'm sorry to hear this sad news. *hugs* I know how you feel as I used to have pets too. Please take care ok?

  5. Hello dear,
    Hope you are well. My condolences to you. To look on the bright side of things, Simba will be happy up there where she will be reborn with no pain and suffering. Do take care sweets.

  6. Charlene:
    Hey gal, do take care. I am sure Simba will know how you feel for her. Hugz...

  7. hey gal sorry to hear about simba..take care very sure that you'll always have a place in her heart. I'm sure she's in a better place now, so take heart!!

  8. Be strong, Simba is now free from pain, at the same time she had left everyone she loves with lovely memories =)

  9. Hey hope you are okie... Been quite quiet here for a while but now I know an update will be coming up soon.

  10. Dear all,

    I know this is really very late but really thank all of you for your concern. I'm so touched by all your words especially when I see names I seldom see here.

    Btw iris and anon, who are you? =)


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