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saying goodbye


Baba died two days ago.
As if she was feeling we are going to leave her 4 months behind… the past weeks she started to stop playing and eating less, and sighed a lot, I thought she was depressed because she felt something is going on in our family.
Last Tuesday I decided to go see the vet, to check her. He examined her blood, which was perfect on all levels, and told me that it could be either a virus or cancer of the lungs, since she had a breast amputated 6 years ago because of a bad tumor.
I went home with pills but she got worse bi the hour. The next day she could not walk for 20 meters anymore.
I went back to the vet, because her tongue started to turn blue from lack of oxygen. He diagnosed the cancer and told me we had to decide if and when we wanted to put her asleep.
We went home and talked about it and we decided we would wait ’till after the weekend, so we could get used to her leaving us.
The next day she was even worse so I called the vet to tell him I didn’t want her to suffer anymore, made the appointment for that evening, the vet would come to our house, to keep Baba relaxed, since she’s terrified of the vet’s place.
However in the afternoon Baba started to act weird and within 1/2 our she died. I called the vet, but when he arrived she was already in a coma. She died in-between Luna and me.
We miss her.

PETS (3)

So.. two of our old animals died in 1 month, and 6 days until we are in Bali. The irony …
The Balinese in our village would be rolling over the floor of laughing when they would read this post!
A dog is either a pain in the ass the you kick around and throw rocks (bad karma) at OR you catch it and you make a good sateh anjin with it.

dark side of Bali
Well I’m going to start the real packing now, make a checklist, papers, money, too many clothes that we’ll never wear over there, laptop, work, administration, medication.. did I forget something?


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PETS (2)

Our sweet old Baba is sick… she can hardly breath :(The vet says it’s probably cancer, and we have to prepare to send her to her endless sleep.I miss her already! We got her in the same year as Butcher..they came together, they go together…

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For 14 years she was our loyal friend, now we’ve got a few days left.

Friday morning

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In exactly 2 weeks, we’re off to Asia. I’m getting more and more excited, wondering how Luna will react to being so long away from home… and me too, first time without my papa! who was always in Bali when I was there. If any problems, he would arrange everything to solve them. This time it will be different, but now that I speak the language better, I’ll think I’ll manage, if not, well that would be my KARMA then (East Bali way of thinking)

I just booked a flight Bali -Thailand too!
21 July we’ll fly for 2 weeks to Bangkok, and we’ll travel around a bit too.
We will meet Jazz there and his (new) gf. He will show us around, since he’s there for quite some time now, he knows what are must-sees there.

Yesterday I called my friend Jacky. She lives in Bali with her son and it was soooo good to hear her voice, we were both trying to understand each other, but the connection was so bad we ended up with sending txt messages. It was fun to hear her laughing though.

The renovation of our room is finished now, so I can start cleaning there.
I had to go out last night to buy a new vacuum cleaner > ours broke down at the moment we most needed it!
This was vacuum cleaner number 4 in 3 years!! Can you believe the shit they build these days, just to keep economies going?
My first vacuum cleaner was at least 15 years old, was given for free to me and I got rid of it just because the iron robot was too big and heavy for me… I wish I never done that. They don’t make stuff anymore like they used to do.
well, I hope my new dust sucking baby will live longer and stronger :)

Oh jeah… look at the nice grave our Butcher has:

butchers resting place

Close up of his present for the eternal hunting fields, some body stole it already, now there is a statue of a cat at that place (present of Marcia)

butchers resting place