We Love You Samba Kitty
(April 1, 2001 to July 26, 2005)
Our Goodbye Letter To Samba
Here is a list of only a few of the things that we think of when we think of you...
her meow sounds like "murow"
bird noises in the window
snuggles under the covers and in the crook of your legs
she's a hold kitty, not a lap kitty
the honeymoon for a few days after we've been away
trimming her nails while she lays on her back
rides on our shoulders in car (never travelled in a carrier)
favourite sleeping chairs: attic ikea chairs, Marc's office rocking
chair, sun porch couch
you smell so good
just needs leash on and then she won't try to run away!
loves basking in sun on dining room floor
at 275 Delaware, she would play fetch the small balls down the
stairs 15 times in a row
not messy in the litter box, and sometimes just scratches on the sides
waking us up early by scratching on our door
waiting outside our bedroom, on the landing of the stairs in
the morning, waiting to be fed
she's very tolerant of CÚlia. CÚlia can give her big hugs and
kisses and poke her eyes.
she'll let you know when she's had enough when the tail starts
swooshing and she starts to bite
jumps up on window in basement as we come down the steps to feed her
loves to play with toy that has string on a stick
she absolutely destroys the little mice with the plastic core
Marc is a better mouser than Samba :-)
hilarious when she goes "snaky"
loves to have water poured slowly into the bathtub so she could drink at the drain
did catch several mice in her career
loved to eat bugs until she ate a huge centipede
loves to play the try-and-make-the-bed game
loves to purr when you hold her
eats nothing but her catfood ... unless CÚlia drops some peas/cheerios for her, and then she would occasionally eat them.
loves to drink water out of the plastic hockey cups from 7-11
love hearing the sound of Samba going through the cat flap
loves to help us read the newspaper on the bed by lying on it and refusing to move
loves to jump into our hockey bag when we get home after a game
loves to lie on our shoes
CÚlia chasing Samba on all fours, and Samba pretending to let her get close
her favourite scratching post: our wooden shoe rack
loves to sign in our greeting cards/letters
has her own email: email@example.com
elastic eating episode, when she was a kitten
hopped up on goofballs
travelling kitty - went all the way to Kap, ran down halls in hotel!
scared the poop out of Georges
often walks with a hook in her tail
scratching on shower curtain to get water
scratching on bed covers to wake us up to feed her
you pull out a grey chair from under the table in the kitchen
and notice it's heavier than usual ... another one of Samba's
favourite sleeping places!
CÚlia calls her "am", "ba ba", or "titi". Samba lets CÚlia give
her big hugs and kisses.
We love you so much Samba Kitty and we thank you for bringing such
joy to our lives. We are going to miss you dearly! We will never
forget you. God bless you.
Love, Andria, Marc, and CÚlia
Photos of Samba Kitty
Samba takes over the remote control.
Samba helps with the dishes.
Samba is ready for Hallowe'en.
Feb 20, 2002: Samba stretches for a treat.
Feb 24, 2002: Andria holds Samba.
Mar 19, 2002: Samba stretching on the laptop bag.
May 3, 2003: Samba and her two buddies.
Oct 17, 2003: Our two babies: Samba and CÚlia.
Feb 1, 2004: Samba acting cute!
Feb 1, 2004: Samba strolls outside in our backyard.
Apr 15, 2004: Samba in the baby's chair.
Jun 10, 2005: The whole family.