Many of you remember our sweet Dusty. Although he caused us a lot of worry being a senior, he also made us laugh, and we look back on his time here with thankfulness and gratitude.

Thankful Thursday

Our main picture shows our senior boy looking out on to our back deck in late summer. It was one of his last walks outside, but, before you get sad, we are grateful that Dusty had his time with us. Yes, he looks oh so thin, but he was essentially a happy soul with us and determined to do his thing his way – we are thankful for, and proud of, his courage. Dusty loved the movies and he loved hamming it up for the camera!

We Spy Dusty’s Eye

Here’s one of his close-ups!

Dusty's Eye close up
Aye Aye! It’s Dusty’s Eye!!

Dusty’s Eyes and Paws!

We bet that you didn’t spot Dusty’s paws at the bottom of his close up! It took us a moment, we admit! Mum thought she had smudged something on the camera lens!

So, we are thankful for Dusty’s time with us, and his quiet strength and friendship. We hope that he loved us in return, for his warm home and tender care.

Happy Thankful Thursday Everyone,
Miranda Kitten
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  1. meowmeowmans

    July 24, 2017 at 3:18 am

    We are so grateful that Dusty was able to live out his earthly life with you. He had a full lifetime’s worth of love with you. Surely you will see him again one special day. Hugs to you all.


  2. Erin the Cat, Princess

    July 23, 2017 at 4:45 pm

    Dusty was sure one very special guy, and he always made us smile. He had a wonderful home and the best of retirements, after a not very nice start to life, what a wonderful way to retire.
    Gentle Purrs


  3. MrJackFreckles/Pipo/Angel-Minko/

    July 22, 2017 at 4:32 pm

    Pipo says he’s so glad he got to meet you here, and Angel Minko said Dusty was one of the first to greet him in Kitty Heaven.

    You will always have wonderful memories to peek at way down in the depths of your heart, where Dusty lives forever.


  4. mommakatandherbearcat

    July 22, 2017 at 7:28 am

    Dusty was one-of-a-kind. He loved with his whole heart and hammed it up too. Handsome yet humble. Purrfection in every way!


  5. jansfunnyfarm

    July 21, 2017 at 3:29 pm

    Dusty was evidently a special kitty. You certainly won’t ever forget him.


    • Dash Kitten

      July 21, 2017 at 3:48 pm

      Thank you Jan, we belive he has a permanent place in our hearts.


  6. Ellen Pilch

    July 21, 2017 at 12:54 pm

    Beautiful post about sweet Dusty.


  7. The Island Cats

    July 21, 2017 at 9:38 am

    Those are some good memories. We’re glad that those memories can make you smile.


  8. Memories of Eric and Flynn

    July 21, 2017 at 9:07 am

    Dusty was a sweet boy, and I am very sure he loved you back.


  9. The Swiss Cats

    July 21, 2017 at 7:58 am

    Sweet memories of Dusty. Thank you for sharing with us. Purrs


  10. Summer

    July 21, 2017 at 6:17 am

    Dusty had an awesome retirement home with you! I’m so glad you gave him so much fun.


    • Dash Kitten

      July 21, 2017 at 9:42 am

      Thank you for saying that Summer, we had not thought of it in that way before.


  11. da tabbies o trout towne

    July 21, 2017 at 5:46 am

    Miranda….dusty total lee rocked; all wayz will !!! this izza nice flash bak post in his honor 🙂 insert heartz XXX


  12. Brian Frum

    July 21, 2017 at 3:29 am

    Dusty brought a lot of joy to all of us. Thanks for joining the Thankful Thursday Blog Hop!


  13. Zoe and Raja

    July 21, 2017 at 2:38 am

    Dusty was a good looking kitty. I am sure he is missed.


  14. Edie Chase

    July 21, 2017 at 2:07 am

    Thanks for sharing Dusty with us. He was so cute.


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