FREE shipping on all domestic orders through June 30!

Rest peacefully sweet boy

October 15, 2016

Rest peacefully sweet boy

The past week was a challenging one in our home.  The month of September was a bit like kitty hospice and there's now a void in our hearts and home.  This weekend marks six years when Poni was admitted into the ICU and diagnosed with diabetic ketoasidosis due to his pancreatitis.  He was there for three days and when we brought him home, we didn't know how long he would would be with us, only that we would give him the best possible quality of life.  

Here we are six years later remembering some of his antics.  He turned 18 in July this year and I can say with confidence that he was the kitty version of the Energizer Bunny!  What an incredible life he had.  To say that he was the center of our universe is an understatement; The King ran our household.  

There are some particularly funny/stressful moments that come to mind, namely, Flaming Kitty and the Grand Adventure.  In the first scenario, Poni's fondness for butter was nearly his demise.  He straddled a candle to get to the stick of butter, never realizing that flames were licking up both of his sides.  My husband rescued him by dousing his morning coffee on Poni's tummy while the kitchen reeked of singed fur.  The Grand Adventure was Poni's foray into the great outdoors when his wanderlust took over and he escaped during our morning routine.  We realized what had happened when it was dinner time and there was one less voice in the chorus.  Poni was out roaming about overnight and to make a long story short, we hired a tracking dog to find him 36 hours later.  We never thought we'd see him again.  What a run Poni had and it goes without saying that our lives will never be the quite same without this very special kitty.

To share Poni's life and experience his love was undeniably the sweetest thing for us. In the words of Gandhi, "There are no goodbyes for us. Wherever you are, you will always be in my heart."

 




Leave a comment

Comments will be approved before showing up.


Also in Sugarboy's Tails

National Pet Day Sugarboy's Fiber Creations
National Pet Day: Sugrboy’s Inspiration

April 09, 2021

Every month, it feels like a reason to celebrate our furry loved ones, and April is no exception. The 11th is National Pet Day, and we thought it would be an excellent opportunity to show off the inspiration behind Sugarboy’s Fiber Creations: the cats!

Continue Reading

National Puppy Day National Take a Walk in The Park Day Sugarboy's Fiber Creations
National Puppy Day: Tips to make it a Walk in The Park

March 21, 2021

National Puppy Day is the perfect opportunity to spoil your furry friend with some new products! We have an array of beautifully designed leash bags that will help you be prepared to make the most of your walk in the park

Continue Reading

Love Your Pet Day -Sugarboy's Fiber Creations
Love Your Pet Day

February 17, 2021

National Love Your Pet Day is the perfect opportunity to spoil your furry friend with some new products! Below are the latest creations your dog and cat are sure to love. Pets are drawn to the feel of our natural wool toys, and they are easy to clean for pet parents. Make sure to treat your pet for “Love Your Pet Day” by surprising them with a special treat!

Continue Reading

Let's keep in touch!