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Old 12-19-2019, 05:09 AM
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Yesterday i ran over and killed one of the greatest sweet soul pets i have ever had.

I am still in shock that this happened. I was taking my car out of the garage. I had stopped so we could close the damn garage door. He must have been sitting or walking behind the car at this point. Once the door was shut i put the car back onto reverse and a moment later felt the bump.

I pride myself on being cautious and safe. This has really shaken me to my core.

All my Xboyfriend could say was you cried all day about the cat ? [But not me]

Please be extra careful when moving cars. Small children and animals are so vulnerable.

I will be missing this little boy for the next 15 years. He wasn't even one year old. I am so sorry Harlan.


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Old 12-19-2019, 05:30 AM
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I知 so sorry for your loss. It is hard to lose a pet, especially when you feel like it痴 your fault. I did a similar thing years ago when I closed the garage door and it landed on my kitty. So I know how badly you are feeling right now. Try not to blame yourself though, it was truly an accident. Take some time to rest and heal from this. ((Hugs))
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Old 12-19-2019, 05:31 AM
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Happy gal, I can only imagine your grief with this tragedy. I知 so sorry this happened. I知 crying with you. ((Hugs to you))
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Old 12-19-2019, 05:34 AM
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I'm so sorry this happened to you. I can't imagine how terrible you feel. (((Hugs))
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:04 AM
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I'm so sorry.


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Old 12-19-2019, 06:21 AM
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Oh how awful for you. I知 so sorry. I知 sending true sympathy for your terrible experience.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:30 AM
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for you to heal your broken heart.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:33 AM
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Oh, I feel for you. It was an accident that you really had no control over. Thinking of you! ((Hugs))
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:35 AM
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I'm so sorry. It truly was an accident and it will take time for the hurt to lessen.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:52 AM
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((happygal)) I send you my deepest sympathies and hope you can get through the greiving and forgive yourself. You are a kind and loving person and Harlan had a wonderful life with you.


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Old 12-19-2019, 07:49 AM
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I am so very sorry about your sweet Harlan. It's a tragic accident that one couldn't have predicted. You are in my thoughts.
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Old 12-19-2019, 07:52 AM
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I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved pet.
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Old 12-19-2019, 08:06 AM
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Oh I am so, so sorry. What a tragic accident.
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Old 12-19-2019, 08:34 AM
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Sorry for the loss of Harlan. (((Hugs)))
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Old 12-19-2019, 08:39 AM
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for this unfortunate accident. I am so sorry for your loss.
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Old 12-19-2019, 09:23 AM
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I am heartbroken for you. This happened to two of our neighbors over the years so know accidents like that do happen. {{hugs}}
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Old 12-19-2019, 09:29 AM
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Awww...so sad. It was such a tragic accident which must be hard to recover from. So sorry that you are going through this and sending hugs....
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Old 12-19-2019, 09:47 AM
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Oh, I am so sorry. Hugs to you!!
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Old 12-19-2019, 10:12 AM
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I can稚 even imagine what you are going through. My cat has changed me and my life. My prayers are with you! It was an accident! More 🤗 hugs.
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Old 12-19-2019, 10:51 AM
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I am so sorry for your loss. You are living my greatest fear. It was an accident. Please forgive yourself.
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Old 12-19-2019, 01:14 PM
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So sorry for your loss.
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Old 12-19-2019, 02:43 PM
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I'm really sorry this happened. It was an accident.
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Old 12-19-2019, 03:18 PM
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I'm so sorry! I'd feel the same way you do. It was an accident though, so please be kind to yourself. <3
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Old 12-19-2019, 03:53 PM
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Please forgive yourself, as I know Harlan does. It was an accident. Sending prayers for Harlan and you.
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Old 12-19-2019, 05:01 PM
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I am so sorry. I can imagine how guilty you feel, but it was a terrible accident. I lost my mom's dog and she was hit by a car and I felt so responsible and guilty. Sending you love and (((hugs)))
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Old 12-19-2019, 05:07 PM
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I知 so sorry for the loss of your pet.
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Old 12-19-2019, 05:25 PM
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I'm so sorry that this happened. Truly heartbreaking. I'm thinking of you.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:17 PM
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I知 sorry for your loss. It was an accident. Try not to be too hard on yourself.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:40 PM
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I am so very sorry. Please don't blame yourself. Perhaps you could consider adopting and giving a loving home to another young cat.
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Old 12-19-2019, 06:49 PM
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I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful cat.
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Old 12-19-2019, 07:26 PM
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I am so sorry for you and Harlan. Something similar happened to a friend and his pet last year. There will be many tears shed but day by day you will feel a little better. Sending prayers and positive thoughts.
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Old 12-19-2019, 07:59 PM
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So, so sorry.
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Old 12-19-2019, 08:53 PM
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I知 sorry.
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Old 12-19-2019, 09:01 PM
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I am so sorry. I know you are heartbroken. I know it has to be incredibly difficult, but please try not to blame yourself. There is no way you could have known he was back there.

I think that when you feel ready you should adopt another cat who needs a home, in his honor.

((((HUGS))))

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Old 12-19-2019, 09:14 PM
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Happygal, I'm so sorry for the loss of your beloved Harlan! It's so hard to lose a special friend. Please don't be hard on yourself...it truly was an accident. (((Hugs)))
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Old 12-20-2019, 06:11 AM
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I am so sorry. (((jappygal )))
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Old 12-20-2019, 02:44 PM
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Everyone. I buried the body where i can see the gravesite from my kitchen window. He is resting amongst some boulders. I walk down and visit him every morning. His best pal went with me today.

We have a closed colony of ferals on our property. In addition Sunflower, who was adopted by my granddaughter. I do plan to get another black tuxedo kitten.

The extra sad part is I was his foster mother originally. He was very sick and was nearly run over when he was first found and turned over to the shelter. It was my job to take care of him. I did a great job getting him healthy. He was extremely happy all the time.
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Old 12-20-2019, 04:04 PM
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A lovely picture of your kitties ((happygal))
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Old 12-20-2019, 06:35 PM
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I'm so sorry this happened to you. Sadly it's an easy mistake to make.
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Old 12-20-2019, 06:48 PM
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Oh no. I'm so sorry to hear you are going through this. My best friend did this, but pulling forward. She had stopped the car to open the garage door all the way; they always kept it open a little so Patches could go in and out. I guess Patches thought she was completely stopped, and laid down in front of one of the tires. She pulled forward, and right over the cat. She had 3 kids in the car with her.


We cried together for a few days.All of us loved that cat, and I'm not a cat person.
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Old 12-20-2019, 07:16 PM
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I am so sorry- sending you a big hug.
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