“Though it was still very sad to say goodbye, it was time to let her go.”  With those words, my sister let me know that her beloved feline friend of over 18 years has gone to The Rainbow Bridge.  Taz had simply become too weakened with cancer to continue the fight, and so she was helped in her last steps here on earth.  My sister was right in describing her as “one happy kitty her entire life.”



So Taz now joins Miss Kitty (my sister’s first cat – all black) and Sasha at the Rainbow Bridge.  This is what my sister meant when she ended her message, “Just think, she is now terrorizing Miss Kitty and Sasha.  Kitty heaven will never be the same.”

Amen.  Rest well Taz.

And take care, Sis.  I am thinking of you.


  1. Steve & Kat on November 20, 2009 at 9:33 pm

    What a cute kitty cat. I’m sure she will enjoy heaven.


  2. Tawny, aka "Sis" on November 12, 2009 at 11:15 am

    Hey big brother,
    Thank you, I had to wait a day before I could check out the blog – just a little emotional. I would like to thank all of you for your kind words. Taz is now in a better place and back to her spunky ways – watch out all you sibes, she has her own version of the “zoomies” that could easily rival any of you.

  3. Jeanine on November 12, 2009 at 8:50 am

    Your sister needs a big hug!!! It is so hard to lose a member of the family! But I believe a loving act to be there at the end!

  4. achieve1dream on November 11, 2009 at 10:07 pm

    So sad. Rest in peace Taz and have fun tormenting the others. Give your sis a big hug.

  5. Sierra Rose on November 11, 2009 at 9:10 pm

    Ah sweet one…rest in peace…

    Hugs and snaggle-tooth kisses,
    Sierra Rose

  6. Mochi on November 11, 2009 at 8:27 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about Taz. Our thoughts are with your sister.


  7. NCMountainwoman on November 11, 2009 at 8:06 pm

    Oh, so sad to lose a pet. Send our sympathetic thoughts to your sister. We know what it’s like.

  8. Wild Dingo on November 11, 2009 at 7:58 pm

    sigh. he had gorgeous pale green eyes… so sorry.

  9. Sam on November 11, 2009 at 7:03 pm

    We had a kitty loss here, too. On Tuesday, my boyfriend’s cat had to be put to sleep, after suddenly getting very sick (supposedly with an aggressive cancer).

    So sorry to hear about Taz.

  10. Brownie on November 11, 2009 at 6:41 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about Taz… Hugs to your sister.

  11. gus, louie and callie on November 11, 2009 at 5:53 pm

    We are so sorry to hear about Taz.. Big hugs go out to your Sister..

    Big Sloppy Kisses
    Gus, Louie and Callie

  12. Huffle Mawson on November 11, 2009 at 4:47 pm

    I am very sorry for Taz and for your sister.

    Huffle Mawson

  13. Jack & Tori on November 11, 2009 at 2:54 pm

    Play happily at the Bridge, sweet Taz!
    We send sad woos over your loss, please pass on to your sis.

    a-roos & woos,
    jack n’ tori

  14. Fiona (as typed by Dr. Liz) on November 11, 2009 at 2:32 pm

    We’re so sorry to hear of your sister’s loss. It’s never easy to say goodbye. Please hug her for us.

    *kissey face*
    -Fiona and Family

  15. jansfunnyfarm on November 11, 2009 at 1:57 pm

    Warm purrs and tail wags for your sister. It would have been very hard to let Taz go.

  16. the Army of Four on November 11, 2009 at 12:41 pm

    We’re so very sorry to hear of your loss.
    Godspeed, Taz!
    Play bows,

  17. Denns the Vizsla on November 11, 2009 at 10:49 am

    Sorry to hear about your niece-kitty … it was time, and your sister did the right thing.

  18. Turbo the Sibe on November 11, 2009 at 10:24 am

    We are all very sorry.

  19. Khyra on November 11, 2009 at 10:18 am

    Please make that khommend your sister –

    Khoffee hadn’t kikhked in here yet –

  20. Khyra on November 11, 2009 at 10:17 am

    We khomment your sister fur making that diffikhult decision –

    She showed Taz the most painful demonstration of her love fur her –

    I’m sure Taz has already khaught the eye of my Siberian furiends that are akhross The Bridge!

    Our thoughts are with your sister –


  21. Jake and Fergi on November 11, 2009 at 9:24 am

    Every time we must let go, it’s hard. And sad. Thank goodness the depth of grief can be paralleled by the height of joy. We hope your sister finds comfort in her memories, and knows that she is supported by all of us here who love our furries and who understand.

    Run free, Taz. We’ll listen for your purrs in the wind.
    Jake and Fergi and family xxoo

  22. KB on November 11, 2009 at 8:51 am

    My thoughts are with your sister. A very tough decision but it sounds like she made it with Taz’s happiness in mind. It reminds us all to hug our pets.

  23. The OP Pack on November 11, 2009 at 7:56 am

    Yes, no matter how long you have them, it is still hard to say good bye. Taz had a long life and it sure sounds like she was a happy girl. There must have been a grand reunion across the bridge.

    Woos, the OP Pack

  24. zoehuskydog on November 11, 2009 at 7:18 am

    We are sorry to hear about Taz. It’s hard to lose a close friend. Give your sis a hug for us!

    Zoe’s pack

  25. MAXDOG on November 11, 2009 at 6:23 am

    It seems that all the news is sad today! Love to your Sister.

  26. Bentley on November 11, 2009 at 6:19 am

    We are so sorry. It is always hard, no matter what! Please let your sister know we are thinking of her. It sounds like there are many years of good memories of Taz.

    Bentley’s family

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