Originally Posted by reds1869
You have my sympathies. My wife and I live alone with our cat and he is like another person to us; we will be devastated when he passes. I completely understand what you are going through and hope you will find a way to get through this and move on happily.
My wife and I don't have kids but we have two black cats, and we love those dopey furballs like crazy. The bond between a pet and his/her human is no joke.