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Licorice Aka Likky Doodles


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In 1994, a couple months before I graduated from college, I moved into an apartment with my sister. We had just gotten a great dane puppy and I wanted a cat. A friend of mine that I waited tables with told me about a cat that had just been surrendered to the humane society where she volunteered. The man and his daughter who surrendered him were crying - the daughter had developed an allergy to cats and they were devastated to have to say goodbye. His name was Licorice, after her favorite type of candy, and he was 3 years old. I went in and saw him in the little cage, opened it up and took him out and left with him that day. He taught our great dane some manners, and many dogs who he encountered over the years. Not to mention kids. :lol

 

He has moved so many times with me, and was part of my dowry when I married 5 years ago. Over the past 18 months, he has tolerated much poking and prodding from a well-intentioned and totally cat obsessed toddler.

 

 

He's had a rough year this year, and this morning he told me that he was ready. He was so calm, and he just slipped away.

 

He has been a part of my life for a very long time, and there is a Likky-shaped hole in my heart now.

 

 

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Christie and Bootsy (Turt McGurt and Gil too)
Loving and missing Argos & Likky, forever and ever.
~Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to. ~

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You were both so lucky to have found each other.

 

Rest well sweet likky...

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I'm so sorry.

 

Godspeed, handsome boy.

Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
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Licorice looks a lot like my bridge kitty, Linus, which means he was beautiful and very special. I'm so sorry for your loss flowers_red.gif

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I am so sorry. What a handsome boy.

 

Godspeed Licorice - you will be loved forever.

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One of my favorite pictures ever is the picture of Argos and Likky sunning themselves belly side up.

 

Rest well Likky.

 

You mean this one? Me too! :)

 

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Christie and Bootsy (Turt McGurt and Gil too)
Loving and missing Argos & Likky, forever and ever.
~Old age means realizing you will never own all the dogs you wanted to. ~

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I'm so very sorry. :cry1 He was gorgeous as well as special.

 

Godspeed Likky.

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Oh, the precious little old man, with you through so many changes.

I'm so sorry you lost your sweet Licorice.

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Well, now Likky and Argos can do tandem suntanning again.

 

:grouphug

 

 


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I'm so sorry for your loss. He was a beautiful kitty. Godspeed Likky! flowers_yellow.gif

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Deirdre with Conor (Daring Pocobueno), Keeva (Kiowa Mimi Mona), & kittehs Gemma & robthomas.

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What a gorgeous cat! Thank you for listening to him when he said it was his time. Likky, sun yourself all you want at the Bridge and keep the hounds in line.

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Patsy and DH with the Humane Society specials, Linus & Jazz, in North Dakota

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Beautiful Likky and a long and wonderful life with you. And never boring, apparently! That hole in your heart must be huge, and I'm so sorry. grouphug.gifflowers_pink.gif

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