Monday, April 14, 2014


I have to do it again.  April 10th I found Rula dead.

It happened much like with Neera, except the night before I noticed Rula didn't immediately snatch up a mouse to run off with.  At the time, I didn't think much of it, because I had overfed her the night before.

But, after picking up my nieces from school, I  came home and wanted to see if she had eaten.  So I go in her room, start walking to the cage, and I can see the mice in the same exact place I had put them.  Honestly, I knew right then. I just knew.  It was only a matter of finding the body.

I looked, and couldn't feel or see a body.  Then I looked at the sleepsack.  The infamous sleepsack.  The one Neera had died in last year, and that Rula never used, only - after I take it to wash - ever stuffs teddy bears into and sleeps ON top of. 

It had a lump in it, but all the usual stuffies that resided inside it were scattered around the cage.  I picked it up and looked inside, and there she was, cool, looking asleep with her tail curled over her face.  Just like her sister.

Same place, same way, and with no physical symptoms.  I think, truly, she was terribly depressed over both Neera's loss and my inability to spend as much time with her as she needed. Her final act was to get as close to her sister as she could, as she only ever wanted to do.

I don't know for sure if keeping her as a singlet was a mistake, but it most likely was.  Expanding the business was the only thing that saved Pixie, and let her live for years after Yew's death.  Maybe if I'd done the same for Rula, who loved Neera so deeply, I could have had her around for more than almost 3 years.  But I didn't, and all I know now is that she's joined Yew, Pixie, Hiko and Neera.

I love you, little one, and I just want you to be happy and with your sister again.  You waited long enough to rid yourself of that heartache.

I love you, I love you, I love you.

(2011 - 2014)


  1. I love reading through your blog, I wanted to leave a little comment to support you and wish you a good continuation. Wish you best of luck for all your best efforts.Vet Labels

  2. Gclub 69 Celebrity Casino Online
    Sbobet It is a site that has a reputation for excellence in the field of gaming, gambling, Internet. The service has met the criteria. The table is amazing and the game cabinet is fully realistic. There are plenty of gambling games in internet gambling. 69 We have a mixture of miracles and excitement. This is a great way to make money online. Come to terms with this exoticism. Vip class you've never met before. Direct to your home from GCLUB Gambling, Internet, Mobile Phone The limit is high. And the rules of service are superior to the gambling sites throughout Asia. Come join in this fun with the Gclub 69. We have an online worker ready to serve in the luck of our beautiful ladies. Our staff and marketing staff are always happy to provide you with friendly and helpful advice and advice on how to take advantage of our 24/7 live internet connection. คาสิโน

  3. This lines are fabulous and interesting way to explain in a easy manner. we are offering FREE MCX TIPS TRIAL and ACCURATE COMMODITY TIPS


dook it out