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Sunday, April 26, 2015

A gift to cherish

Last week I received a lovely gift from one of my followers.  
Inside a little box with a sticker that read "You're the cat's meow''
was this beautiful tea-cup and saucer.
Inside a card Lana wrote, "This cup and saucer is one I have had for years but it reminded me of your new home and I wanted you to have it."
I was so thrilled and touched by this gift.
And then I noticed something wrapped up in pretty paper. When I opened it, sitting in my car, I started to cry.

Just look at this.

A beautiful tag with Ed and Lily's photograph and embellished with charms.


and on the back...
Two little faces I love with all my heart.

A beautiful tag done up with their photos and a touching quote by Elizabeth Barrett Browning.

Thank you so much, Lana. I know that when these two beloved cats passed away that you were very touched and saddened. I hope you know how much I appreciate this gift and I will always treasure it.
And, I will think of your kindness when I enjoy a cup of tea in this pretty cup.

I wish you had a blog, Lana, as I would love to meet you and your kitties, too.

For now, I send a big hug to you and your little fur babies.

hugs, Deb




20 comments:

  1. Goodness! Wonderful! Absolutely Wonderful!
    Now! Where did l put those tissues! Bless!x
    =(^..^)=

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  2. What a thoughtful person Lana sounds like. I must say it brought a tear to my eye too when I saw those two lil faces. I have a book mark with my Guiness' lil face on it. We love all our kittys but there is always one or two that hold special places.. Have a terrific Sunday ....

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  3. Oh, my! The tag brought tears to my eyes. What a wonderful gift! And the teacup -- a real beauty. It looks like spring. Happy Happy
    Purrs and hugs .....

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  4. Oh dear, this even made me shed a tear. Like so many of your fans I felt I knew Ed and Lily and they gave me great joy. It is a wonderful gift. Thank you for sharing this. x

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  5. What a beautiful gift Deb! So thoughtful of your blogfriend.

    Happy week!

    Madelief x

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  6. Such a loving and touching gift. Enjoy your tea in this beautiful tea cup.

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  7. So thoughtful...really kind.
    Jane x

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  8. Am I the only one tearing up? Gail

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  9. What an absolutely wonderful gift. So beautiful. But I must say, I joined you in your tears. They were so precious and this is so lovely. Lana must be a very special person to have thought of it and made it so well.

    Love to all at the Mouse House,
    Lily

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  10. Aw...I cried, too! SOOOO sweet and you will treasure that!

    Lana....join the blogs, dear! :)

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  11. What a sweet and healing gift from such a thoughtful and understanding friend. People who don't have a love for animals simply don't realize how cherished such kindness is. A wonderful gift!

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  12. Well you've brought a tear to my eyes too. What a special gift.

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  13. Dearest Deb,
    Yes, I can imagine that such a precious gift from the heart brought tears to your eyes. Lana is a very special person!
    Hugs to you both.
    Mariette

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  14. What a sweet and touching gift. The tag is so very special. What a kind person she is.
    hugs,
    Linda

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  15. Absolutely beautiful all of it :-) Big lump in my throat & tears in my eyes at such thoughtfullness. What a perfect gift xxx

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  16. So thoughtful and kind....

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  17. Oh, how sweet is that?
    You are loved, Deb.....

    Cheers!
    Linda :o)

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  18. Made me cry, too. And I only knew your cats through your blog and wonderful pictures. What a great and thoughtful gift.

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