I lost my cat Simon yesterday after a long battle with kidney disease. It's hard to articulate accurately how devastated I am.
I did write a small poem for him though.
I took him outside.
It was a nice day when I had to make the choice. I made the appointment and waited until it was time. But I wanted to make my little pal happy even for just a little while. He loved the outdoors, being a primarliy indoor cat he relished the chances to go outside on his leash. In the past he would scratch at the door and cry like a dog to be let out and then he would run and play like a kitten. But now he's old and his little body is sick. He doesn't move as well as he use to and when I opened the door he trotted out into the sunshine. He rolled in the all the dirt piles and chewed on the grass then he found a nice place to lay down and enjoy the heat of the sun. I sat with him petting his head and enjoying seeing him so content.
After awhile I checked the time on my phone and my heart grew heavy. I picked him up in my arms and held him close as I walked to the car....I don't think I need to tell you what happened next.......But at least he got to go outside one last time.