10/04/2017 – Thank You

From the very center of our being, we thank you all for your kind words, your thoughts and prayers, your cards and graphics, your perfect poems and quotes, your hugs, gentle headbonks and woooos and comforting purrs, and for your love and understanding. Thank you for stopping by and reading our words, written when our hearts were raw and broken over Zuzu’s very, very sudden illness, diagnosis, and passing. We are healing because of your kindness. Thank you.

Please hug your kitties. In Zuzu’s memory, hug them as soon as you can. She’d like that.

Zuzu, photo taken September 2013 - © Colehauscats.com

Zuzu, photo taken September 2013 – © Colehauscats.com

Zuzu, 2009-2017. Never forgotten. Thank you, Ann.

Zuzu, 2009-2017. Never forgotten.

Zuzu, Treasured Forever, 2009-2017. Thank you, friends.

Zuzu, Treasured Forever, 2009-2017.

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Viola is 4! - © Colehauscats.com

Viola is 4! – © Colehauscats.com

We’re celebrating a bittersweet 4th birthday with Viola and her Niblet siblings today. Sweet Viola, we know your angel mama Zuzu is very proud of you and your independence, and that you will continue to make her proud in the years to come. A million kisses to you, and to all the Niblet kittens far and wide. Happy Birthday, dear loves.

Viola on her naming day, October 2013 -  © Colehauscats.com

Viola on her naming day, October 2013 – © Colehauscats.com

Mama Zuzu with baby Viola, 2013 - © Colehaus Cats

Mama Zuzu with baby Viola, 2013 – © Colehaus Cats

Littlest Niblet Viola – 2013 © Colehaus Cats

A cuppa Viola, October 2013 - © Colehauscats.com

A cuppa Viola, October 2013 – © Colehauscats.com

I'm becoming a big girl, Viola says - 2014 © Colehaus Cats

I’m becoming a big girl, Viola says – 2014 © Colehaus Cats

Insistent Viola – 2015 – © Colehauscats.com

Viola - 2016 © Colehauscats.com

Viola – 2016 © Colehauscats.com

That Viola always has something to say, Sept 2017 - © Colehauscats.com

That Viola always has something to say, Sept 2017 – © Colehauscats.com

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In celebration of Viola’s 4th birthday, please enjoy this online 60-piece jigsaw puzzle courtesy of JigsawPlanet.com.

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A Colehaus Cats flashback:

2016 – No post
2015 – No post
2014 – No post
2013 – BREAKING NEWS! It’s baby Niblet time!
2012 – No post

24 responses to “10/04/2017 – Thank You

  1. Zuzu was the best mama cat and Viola and all the niblets surely knew immediately how lucky they were to have such a sweet mama
    Happy 4th Viola
    hugs madi and mom

  2. Joan Ryan (KitKat)

    Happy 4th Birthday sweet Viola! We know how much you miss your Mama. She is celebrating your special day at the Bridge. Our Mommy has hugged both of us today in her memory.
    With love,
    Sasha & Grady Lewis

  3. Viola had a good mama. A part of Zuzu’s soul lives in her.
    Happy birthday to Viola. I like the 2015 pictures. She looks “wilde”.
    Time will ill your pain.
    Douces pensées.

  4. Happy birthday to all the Niblets. And pawhugs to you.

  5. Angel Zuzu is celebrating her babies’ birthday from heaven. Happy Birthday, Viola…you spitfire!

  6. Happy Birthday to Viola and the Niblets ! Angel Zuzu can be proud of her babies. Purrs

  7. Katie Isabella

    Happy Birthday Viola and all Niblets near and far. Much love to you and your Angel Mommy.

  8. I hope Viola gets some extra special attention today. <3

  9. Happy Birthday sweeties and hugs from all of us.

  10. Happy happy birthday sweet Viola. Your mom Angel Zuzu is looking down from the Rainbow Bridge.

    Emma and Buster

  11. I have tears in my eyes….what a bittersweet day……..Mama Zuzu did a good job with those Niblet kittens, she brought us all such joy. My heart is just broken. Happy Birthday Sweet Viola, I loved you the first day I saw you! xoxo

  12. It is a bittersweet day. I remember being on niblet watch with Zuzu and the day the niblets were born. I always had a special thing for Zuzu…such a pretty girl…and a good mom. It breaks my heart that she is gone. Sending you all lots of hugs. ~Island Cat Mom

  13. viola….we R sendin best fishez, happee day wizhez & perch in a pie dishez coz we noe zuzu wood want ya ta bee happeez to day…we noe itz ruff ~~~~~ we send hugs N lovez N heerz two a yeer a head filled with happee nezz N health ♥♥♥♥

    N birthday wavez two yur siblingz ~~~~~~~ ♥♥♥♥ ♫♪♫♪♫♫♫

  14. Oh Viola, what a bittersweet birthday ! Pawkisses to you and The Niblets ! You are so loved.

  15. Happy Birthday Viola and the Niblets!

  16. Lots of purrs for sweet Violet on her naming day.
    We are sure Angel mama Zuzu is proud.
    Purrs Georgia,Julie and JJ

  17. What a bittersweet day this must be for you, but oh what precious pictures.

  18. 15andmeowing

    Happy Birthday beautiful Viola and the Niblets! I am sorry your Beautiful Mama isn’t there with you, but I know she is watching over you. XO

  19. Zuzu will live on forever, in your hearts, in your memories, and in sweet Viola. Happy birthday, lovely Viola and all the Niblets. We continue to send you our purrs and prayers.

  20. Happy Birthday, sweet Viola! It’s so comforting to know a part of your momma, Zuzu, lives on in you. Hugs and love.

  21. Memories of Eric and Flynn

    Happy birthday Viola, and all the niblets. Zuzu was a wonderful mother.

  22. Mum gives me hugs every day.

  23. meowmeowmans

    Happy birthday to Viola and all the Niblets. Surely your Momma Zuzu is watching over you all with love and light.

    Hugs to you all, dear friends.

  24. Viola, that four years absolutely flew by, It seems like just yesterday that you were an itty-bitty niblet. We pray you are doing okay without Mom Zuzu. We do know that she is very, very proud of you and will watch over you always. Hope you had a splendid birthday. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy