Case Study: Finding Peace in Transition

by | May 9, 2015 | Case Studies | 2 comments

Marley Prepares to Leave.

Emmie Finds Peace.

Lillie Buck first called me in 2006 about her two cats, Marley and Emmie.

Recently Lillie contacted me to thank me for the help I had given her and her felines.  She generously offered to shares her experiences with others.   These are Lillie’s own words.

I was referred to Nedda by a close friend quite a while ago when my cat, Marley, was diagnosed with kidney failure at 15.  I was, of course, devastated.  Marley was so much like a person and we shared an incredibly close bond.  I’m sure he could sense my hopelessness and I certainly could sense that he was ready to give up.

The vet ordered a regimen of subcutaneous fluids every other day at first, administered by myself and my husband, to extend his life and keep him comfortable.  He had no interest.  He fought me, and took no interest in receiving them.  He simply wanted to give up.

In desperation, I called Nedda.  She amazed me with her gift of communicating with Marley, and explained to him how much I loved him, and that the fluids would help him to feel better, and to keep him with us longer.  But only if he was willing.  It was his decision.  He was unsure at first but then relented.  He said he would give it a try.

At the same time, our other kitty, Emmie, had been crying out loudly (almost wailing) nightly in the upstairs hallway.  This had been going on for weeks, and we couldn’t figure out why, nor could we appease or comfort her.  It was bewildering.

During the course of that phone call, Emmie had a lot to say.  She proceeded to ask Nedda what was wrong with Marley.  She said she knew something was wrong with him, but was very upset because he wouldn’t tell her, or talk to her about it.  When Nedda asked him about it, he explained that he loved her very much and didn’t want to tell her that he was ill as he didn’t want to upset her.  She said it was OK, and that she forgave him for not telling her.  She understood.

Marley and Emmie.

From that day forward, Marley’s spirits lifted, and he slowly started to accept his fluid regimen.  After some time, he came into the bathroom on his own when he knew it was time to get them, and jumped up, ready and willing.  He was a happy, loving, beautiful spirit who willingly and lovingly gave us 4 more precious years, much in part to the incredible gift that Nedda bestowed upon us.

And from the day that Nedda talked to Emmie, she never cried again.  Not once.  We are forever grateful to have those beautiful spirits in our lives for as long as they were lent to us on Earth, and so very grateful to have had Nedda’s love and incredible support.

Warmly,
Lillie Buck

What I love about Animal Communication is that I was able to assist Lillie and both her cats as Marley prepared for departure.

Most of the time, we are so focused on the one who is leaving that we may not notice how difficult this is for those animals remaining behind.  Of course, Emmie was very vocal about her confusion and unhappiness, but other animal companions will react differently.

Remember:  everyone deserves to be included because they are part of the family and will have feelings about the changes that are occurring and coming down the road.

Thank you, Lillie, for sharing your beautiful story and for your kind words about my services.

Namaste,
Nedda

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2 Comments

  1. Ellie

    I remember when you chatted with my cat Zoey to find out why she was peeing in my pocketbook! She was unhappy that the new German Shepherd pup was on occasion chasing her. You found out that it was Sprocket the Cairn Terrier who was egging him on in an attempt to repay Zoey’s I kindnesses to him. We worked it all out and Zoey never peed in the pocketbook again, thank God!

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  2. 36thmoon

    What a wonderful story, and a good outcome for Emmie and Marley. It is so touching that there was someone who could ‘speak’ to them and help them.

    Reply

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