Yeah, we're old and have changed, time sucks, and we deal with it when it involves our own physical changes. Although with these creatures that stay so briefly in our lives, whose fate is in our hands, and touch us to the core with such unconditional love, it's never easy. We outlive so many pets by so many years, it doesn't seem fair, but that's selfish, huh?

The initial stages of renal failure can be dealt with, the body lives off of its reserves, but the final stages are really uncomfortable, you're doing the right thing.

I've gone from 23 down to 10 cats over the last 10 years or so. It never gets any easier. I cry like a baby. Embrace the tears, it helps. smile