2/14/2005 - 1/7/2020KOOOOOOOOOOOOHANA!! 😄

“How lucky am I to have something that makes saying goodbye so hard.” Yesterday morning, I had to say goodbye to my little kitty and best friend for the last 15 years. I don't know how many busloads of orphans I must have saved in a past life to get her as my reward in this one, but I've never felt as grateful for anything as having her grace my life. Just an absolute fireball of personality and always made sure she had the last word/meow. One of the most effervescent and loving souls I'll ever come across, she never met a lap she didn't want to sit and purr in, everyone was a friend or just someone she hadn't met yet...especially if you were allergic. And somehow she was better around kids than I am, figure that one out. Whether it was a great or horrendous day, getting to come back home to her raspy Rod Stewart meow and RBT (resting bitch tail) was without fail the best part of every single one of them. She was always in for some purring and a few hand licks whenever she knew I was struggling.

I tried not to be all single-mom-with-only-one kid proud of her by wedging a story about her into every conversation I had, but I'll be damned if there is anyone I've been more proud of in my life. I can't thank family and friends enough (along with like half of my anesthesia class!) for helping me look after this little angel over the years...she loved you all and it will always mean the world to me. Hopefully she gave you all a few smiles along the way. Tonight, give your loved ones (furry or not) an extra little face snuggle for Kohana and me.
Greg McPheterHampton, VirginiaJanuary 8, 2020
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We are so glad we were able to spend some quality time with Kohana during these last five months. She was such an adaptable little kitty. She joined our little menagerie on Alleghany, and made herself comfortable right away. She was easy to love. Even Rudy fell for her with lots of rubs and head bumps despite their age gap :)). She loved her warm laps and would like to wander into the kitchen to see what was going on and could she please have a snack. We’ll miss you Kohana McPheter 😘. Rest well sweet girl ❤️Jan McPheter - January 9, 2020
My heart breaks that you are not here with us anymore Kohana. You have shown me unconditional love that I never thought a cat could show. Little did I know every cuddle you gave me made me want one of my own. Next thing you know it, I'm a mother of two kitties, Yeti and Cairo. You are truly one of a kind and I know that you are happily meowing away in whatever beautiful dimension you are in now. Love you Kohana! Until next meow.Melissa Boehmer - January 9, 2020
What an absolute perfect love she was. So happy you both found each other. She couldn’t have asked for a better human to be by her side.
Love you friend.
Shahrzad Nouraini - January 9, 2020

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