A message from Sunny about Peter

Dec 29, 2022 | News, Newsletter

Peter with Una the kitten
Peter holding Una the kitten last summer.

This a message to all our family and friends, and anyone whose hearts and lives we have touched.

The time has come to say farewell to our dear Peter, who is in the process of transitioning from this body and this plane.

We are not able to take visits and phone calls. But, while he is still here to enjoy it, we would love to hear from you. Anything you would like to say, or for Peter to know, please post a message on Facebook, Instagram, or Twitter, and I will read the posts to him as they come. I think it’s nicer to know, while one can still appreciate it, how people feel, and the memories that you share, rather than waiting till afterward.

Peter has chosen to remain at home, and things are as good as they can be. We feel very blessed to be able to continue on this part of our journey together, as a team, as we have always done. We can still have the odd chat and hold hands at night before we go to sleep. We feel very blessed with the outpouring of love that we have received so far. And the amount of support we are receiving from friends, family, and the universe is keeping us going.

We thank you for continuing to be a part of our lives, whether near or far. After all, there is no such thing as virtual love. We may not be able to gather physically, but the love goes on and on and on. Love has no borders.

We wish you all peace and love through the holiday season and throughout the year.

Peace and love,
Sunny and Peter

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