One year ago, my beloved Gidget had to be put to sleep. She had been suffering from cancer and liver problems and there was nothing more they could do for her. She was 16 years old.
I’ve been looking through her pictures and remembering some of the good times we had. Continue reading
My last post was obviously a sad one and it has taken me a long time before I was comfortable at posting anything again. I am still missing my Gidget but I have to move on as we all do.
In mid June a decision was made to get another pet, cat preferably, despite first thinking that I wouldn’t be able to cope with a new pet for at least 3-4 months, or even longer than that. But I found that I really needed to have that companionship that a cat can bring. I knew that I wouldn’t be able to get another Gidget, and to be honest I didn’t want another Gidget. So I ended up picking up two kittens. They are both tabbys but not from the same litter. One is a female that I’ve named Tifa, the other a male that I named Tidus. I really did want to use names from Final Fantasy though I was originally going to name Tidus, Cloud lol. My mum suggested I give them two syllable names rather than a single syllable name so I went through the list of names from Final Fantasy that I liked that had two syllable names and she liked Tidus. We don’t call him the way the Japanese would pronounce the name (Teedus), we pronounce it Tie-dus only because it sounds better lol. Anyway I don’t have any photos to share at the moment but I’m actually putting together a blog specifically for the little munchkins which I’ll link to soon. They have been with me since the 18th June so its pretty much been 4 weeks that I’ve had them and they’ve settled in well.
The image above is obviously something I should talk about too lol. I’ve played the first Infamous though I hadn’t finished it when I first bought the game, so I got it and started it over again and finished the game before I started Infamous 2. I picked that up at a bargain price when I traded in some games I didn’t play anymore. I really loved the first game and this game is just as good. A lot of people don’t seem too enthusiastic about the storyline, and it is probably a bit blande in comparison to the first one, but its still an entertaining game nonetheless. I have not yet finished the game and am aware of what the end results can be depending on the path I’m taking (Hero at the moment). I like the newer powers granted to Cole this time around. It did take a little while to get used to the new voice actor for Cole but they also seemed to alter Cole’s face a little so they actually kind of match anyway.
I’ve been in my new job for a while now too and so far its okay. Its a lot busier than my previous job but that’s because I have a boss who actually gives me work to do. I’m enjoying it but its still the same sort of job I had before and it still has moments where it gets boring. I’m in it until the end of the year so there’s at least a little bit of extra money coming in.
I’ve got this week off from work which I’ve been looking forward to. I’ve been so busy that I’ve been too tired to do much other than playing games (which I find relaxing believe it or not) or watching TV. It means I’ve been behind with updating Animay but I’m hoping to get on top of that this week. Of course the little munchkins keep me busy as well so I’ll be juggling keeping an eye on them, working on the website, playing games and also fixing my PC. Yes, my new PC is on the blink and I’m not sure why. I am at the point now where I’ll just have to reload windows which will reformat the hard drive and wipe everything. I’m at a loss as to what else I can do and it appears to be my only option now :\
You may have been reading my tweets about Gidget, so I thought I’d make a post about the situation. I was going to eventually but I couldn’t at first as it was too emotional, but I think writing this might help a little.
Last week, from around Monday, Gidget had stopped eating. She still seemed her usual self and didn’t seem like anything was wrong, but she was maybe eating a half mouthful of wet food, and maybe one or two kibble pieces and nothing more. She was still drinking water so that was fine – I just figured that with her age she was choosing to eat only when she was hungry now and not necessarily when we feed her. On Wednesday last week, however, it was obvious that it was a lot more than that. Continue reading