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2017 Finishes

1. Now I Know My ABC’s (Winter theme) by Blackbird Designs. Finished Friday, January 6, 2017

2. Sew Bands by iStitch Designs. Finished Friday, January 13, 2017

3. Les Grande Pensée excerpt. Finished Friday, January 20, 2017

4.Spring For Rabbits by The Gentle Art Sampler Threads. Finished Sunday, February 12, 2017

5. Teacup Mice by Margaret Sherry. Finished Tuesday, February 14, 2017

6. New Years’ Magic by Brooke’s Books. Finished Thursday, February 23, 2017

7. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Blue Teacup by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Thursday, March 2, 2017

8. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Yellow Teabag by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 3, 2017

9. Les étiquettes des bocaux (Jar Labels) Clothespin with Flowers by Véronique Enginger of Les Brodeuses Parisiennes. Finished Friday, March 10, 2017

10. Luck 2017 Flip-It by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 12, 2017

11. Now I Know My ABC’s by Blackbird Designs (summer version). Finished Friday, March 17, 2017

12. Basket by Lizzie Kate. Finished Friday, March 24, 2017

13. Love by Lizzie Kate. Finished Sunday, March 26, 2017

14. My Wurk by At The Hop. Finished Thursday, April 6, 2017

15. Buttons and Blooms by Blackbird Designs. Finished Saturday, May 13, 2017

16. Tiny Flag by Shepherd’s Bush. Finished Friday, May 19, 2017

17. Winds of Change by Cross Eyed Cricket. Finished Wednesday, June 21, 2017

18. Summer by The Snowflower Diaries. Finished Friday, June 23, 2017

19. Flags and Friends by Bent Creek. Finished Tuesday, July 11, 2017

20. Strawberries and Cream By Casey Buonaugurio. Finished Sunday July 16, 2017

21. Be Kind and True by Blackbird Designs. Finished Sunday, August 6, 2017

22. Little Sunflower Doodle by SanMan Originals. Finished Wednesday, August 9, 2017

24. All Hallows Eve by Chessie and Me. Finished Monday, September 11, 2017

25. Creepy by SanMan Originals. Finished Tuesday, September 12, 2017

26. 2010 Fright Night Quaker Halloween by SanMan Originals. Finished Sunday, October 15, 2017

27. Boo! by Blackbird Designs. Finished Tuesday, October 31, 2017.

28. Yule by The Primitive Hare. Finished Monday, November 27, 2017

29. Merry One by Plum Street Samplers. Finished Saturday, December 9, 2017

Number of Finishes By Year-

1. 2008 Finishes -10

2. 2009 Finishes- 21

3. 2010 Finishes- 49

4. 2011 Finishes- 26

5. 2012 Finishes- 35

6. 2013 Finishes- 7

7. 2014 Finishes- 19

8. 2015 Finishes- 61

9. 2016 Finishes- 50

10. 2017 Finishes-

Friday, June 11, 2010

Kokubetsu, Misu Ushi

Apologies for the lack of updating. I really haven't stitched anything on account of Miss Ushi getting ill. When I spoke with her vet this morning, it was *not* good news. Clinically, she was unchanged, however, when they did the bloodwork this morning, her kidney tests were off the charts. The vet said she had never seen them that high.
She is in kidney failure and her situation is grim. The vet believes that it is a genetic issue that finally caught up with her. We will have to put her to sleep. :(

I am utterly and completely heartbroken over this. I lost Beau Beau in March of last year, the baby in October of last year, I almost lost my mother in December and now this. I just pray to God that she isn't suffering and that she forgives me for what I am about to do. :*(


Respectfully submitted,



Nick said...

I'm so sorry to hear about Miss Ushi! I had to put my baby, Tucker, to sleep almost 3 years ago (it will be 3 years this July 9th). It was literally the hardest decision I have ever had to make. She will know you are doing it because you love her, and you can take comfort in the fact that she won't be in any more pain.

Daffycat said...

***big hugs*** I know exactly how you feel. This is the hardest thing in the world to do.

Of course she will forgive you. She deserves a painless death with dignity and you can give her that. ***more hugs***

Lili said...

From our common SanMan Board, I just came here to discover your blog and have found out that we have a lot in common.
I wanted to say that Ushi probably didn't suffer but was just very weak. That's what I was told by the vet for my first cat (a lovely marmalade long hair cat) whose kidney disease might have been genetic too.
I know how you feel, Cindy. I wish I could help.
Take care, sending you comforting hugs,

ArchangelDecker said...

Thanks, guys, for all of the comments. They mean a lot and I am in sore need of comfort right now.

It was a week ago yesterday that we had her put to sleep and the wound is still raw. :(