Happy Feline New Year 2014

2014 new year cats

Thank-you so much for the kind words, prayers messages, emails of condolence for our dear Gris Gris and me. It’s not easy to grieve during a time of celebration and I wanted to honor his memory with a special photo of him. Gris Gris arrived at our home as a scrawny, fearful and unsocialized, 12-year-old foster three years ago who avoided looking anyone in the eye. This photo was the first time he felt confident enough to look at me directly as if to say, thanks and might this be my forever home?

2014 new year

None of us know what tomorrow will bring but 2013 is ending and a new year is arriving. May your new year be full of peace, love and lots of purrs. Thank- you for being here and for loving cats!

37 thoughts on “Happy Feline New Year 2014”

  1. Gris Gris’ story is so touching, he must have been so grateful for everthing you did for him. We hope your 2014 is much better than this past year. Best wishes always!

  2. We are so thankful that Gris Gris found his way to your home, Layla. In his three years with you, he experienced a LIFETIME of love. And in return, he gifted you with lessons you’ll carry with you all your days. Purrs and hugs to you, dear friend, and wishes for a new year filled with much health, peace, laughter and love. 🙂

  3. We know how hard it is to celebrate with a broken heart.We are so sorry that you had to lose your beloved Gris Gris amidst all of these festive times. it seems almost like a cruelty when every one is happy, and you cannot be. I understand.My thoughts are with you and hope your work and your own healing powers help you ease the sorrow in your own heart.

  4. We hope you enjoy great health, wonderful joys and unconditional love throughout 2014 and beyond!…Happy New Year, dear friend…xoxo…J, Calle, Halle, Sukki, Mommy Cat, Daddy Cat

  5. That is a lovely picture of Gris Gris. Three years may not seem long to us, but it was three years of love comfort and happiness for him, and three years of bringing joy into your life.

  6. It’s a lovely photo, and I’ll remember the many photos of him that came after stretching his long legs all over the couch while napping with his fur brothers. He was very happy, as were his fur brothers, and you were too. That’s a sweet memory. Happy Mew Year.

  7. Beautiful post and very wise advice. Gris Gris lived his final years in the BEST place. He was blessed to find you. Wishing you a better, happy, peaceful and healthy 2014 xx

  8. Hugs Layla. Gris Gris knew he was truely loved. You gave him a wonderful life. Beautiful photo. Wishing you a Happy New Year.

  9. I am so sorry for your loss. I have lost several kitties over the years and it doesn’t get any easier. They become part of our family. I hope this new year is comforting for you. God bless you!

  10. That’s such a sweet picture of Gris Gris and a very beautiful tribute. We hope all of you (feline and human) have a very happy and healthy 2014.Love, Cali, Andy, Tater and Shelly (C.A.T.S) Our Mom Judy and Dad David

  11. A beautiful photo, the look in his eyes is pure love. You gave him the best part of his life and he’ll live in your heart forever loving you.
    How are the others doing?

  12. doodz…a verree happee healthee 2014…may everee one bee blessed with thiz N loves two…az ewe R now….thiz bee an awesum tribute ta gris…N we haz it on good authoritee him iz doin well N livin large N in charge now…dude N sauce told uz sew !!~~ XOXOX

  13. That one look speaks a thousand words and shows the beauty of his soul. Gris Gris knew peace at last when he found you and your family. He passed over the bridge surrounded by love and the comfort that it gives. We may only be given one day or one hour or many many years but we must always strive to make it the most wonderful, blessed time that we have together. You did that for Angel Gris Gris. We mourn with you.
    Luvs, purrs, and gentle kitty kisses
    Skeeter and Izzy,The Feral Gang (Poppy, Shadow, Sunny and Tiger), Twig and Peanut and Romeo. >^..^<

  14. We hope this next year is full of love and happiness. Gris Gris was a special cat and was so lucky to be a part of your family. All the best to you and your sweet family. We are thinking of you. xo

  15. Thinking of you with sympathy but also celebrating that Gris Gris had the very best home, safe and loved, for his last years. He was a fortunate cat and showed you his gratitude in giving his trust.
    Best wishes for 2014.

  16. I’m so glad you gave Gris Gris the gift of a home and your heart. And of course you already know that the gifts he gave you in return will be yours into 2014 and beyond.

  17. Gris-Gris was one special kitty, as are all of yous!
    Wes sends yous Loves, Peace and Strength!
    PS. Be at peace my dear furrend. You are well loved and honoured

  18. Thank you for your wisdom and advice Layla..What a beautiful picture you created in his memory..I’m sure he will be eternally grateful for the love and the forever home you gave him..may he will always be with you in spirit..Hugs!

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