|Birth: ||Mar. 17, 1991|
|Death: ||Dec. 17, 2011|
Bitter Beer Face, or B.B. as she was known, was a purebred Siamese with a serious problem. Her former owner was about to get married - and her fiance was highly allergic to cats. B.B. had to go. The problem was, everyone wanted kittens, not a two-year-old cat. She was due to be euthanized, but her former owner rescued her at the last minute. Finally, the Humane Society had to tell the owner - "Either she stays here and takes her chances, or you take her home." Luckily for her, she had a friend that acted as a foster mom for a short time. I was the foster mom's co-worker, and got talked into taking her.
I was a bit apprehensive, as I already had a cat and he was the alpha male of all alpha males. We kept our fingers crossed... luckily, they were compatible.
B.B. was a "velcro cat": following me like a dog, on my lap, sleeping on my chest at night. Fortunately, she was a very small cat (4 lbs.) so she could get away with it. She was a loving and devoted kitty. All she wanted was to be loved.
On the evening of December 16, 2011, my husband made a fire in the fireplace. She had her "kitty kup" placed by it, and one of her favorite things to do was to snuggle in close for the warmth. When I came in from work, around 7:00 p.m., she was still in her basket and didn't come to greet me as she usually did. I gently petted her, but there was no response, and her breathing was rapid and shallow - she had already slipped into a coma. I sat up with her, telling her how much she was loved, and that it was alright to leave. She died in her sleep around 3:00 a.m. without regaining consciousness, at 20 years of age.
I miss my little B.B. every single day.
Note: As B.B. had an unusual name, this is the origination of it: She had a prominent underbite, and when you gently rubbed underneath her chin, it stuck out even further. My husband and I remembered a Keystone Light beer commercial where the actor adopted an expression over his distate for "bitter beer," it looked so similar to B.B. that we adopted the name for her. :)
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Thank you for visiting me on my birthday & Angel Day
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Blackula Barros (1992 - 2005)*
Buster Barros (1997 - 2010)*
Specifically: Buried under the backyard tree, next to her buddy, Blackula.
Created by: Kathyღ
Record added: Jun 16, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 92031693
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