THE ADVENTURES OF PERIWINKLE & STINKY: PART XLVIII

by Janet Blue on September 8, 2020

Remembering Allie

Periwinkle sits impatiently by her teleportation tunnel waiting for Stinky. He sent her a note yesterday telling her he would be coming to her house for their adventure. She begins to fidget with curiosity when she hears the familiar whoosh and Stinky suddenly comes tumbling out of the tunnel into her arms. When Stinky looks at Periwinkle she is crying. He drops the package he is holding to wipe away her tears.

Periwinkle sniffles and says, “Stinky, I am so sad, and I miss my sisfur so much. I know she wanted to be with her husband Mau, but I wasn’t ready for her to go. My mom keeps crying; though, Raz and I try to comfort her.”

“That’s why I came to your house today, Periwinkle. I knew your mom would be even more sad if you left for the day. Plus, I brought a special gift for all of you, but especially for her,” Stinky tells Periwinkle.

“Is that the package you brought? May I see it now?” asks Periwinkle.

“Let’s get your mom first.”

“Okay,” says Periwinkle as she runs off to get Mom Sharon.

“Hi Stinky, I am so happy to see you,” says Mom Sharon as she enters the room. “Periwinkle says that you have something for me.”

Stinky hands the package to Mom Sharon and tells her that he and his mom made the contents for her. She opens the package and finds a beautiful scrapbook inside.

The Scrapbook

 

 

With tears running down her cheeks, Mom Sharon gently takes Stinky in her arms, gives him a big hug, and asks if they should all sit together and look at the scrapbook.

The tabbies nod in agreement and snuggle up on either side of Periwinkle’s mom.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

“Oh, Stinky, this is so beautiful. Thank you,” says Mom Sharon.

Periwinkle leaps over her mom and gives Stinky a big kiss. “You are the best, most houghtful boyfriend…thank you, thank you, thank you. I love this, and I love you!” Periwinkle quickly slaps her paw over her mouth. She hadn’t meant to blurt that out and hopes Stinky didn’t hear. Mom Sharon gives Periwinkle a cross look for her impetuousness.

Though Stinky’s cheeks start to flush, he sees Periwinkle is also embarrassed and decides to make believe he didn’t hear by pretending to clean his face of leftover breakfast he’s just discovered.

“Would you two like to have a snack outside while I show this to Raz?” asks Mom Sharon, changing the subject.

The tabbies nod in tandem and head for the door. Both know it is too early in their relationship to say the “L” word.

 

 

After their snacks, a nice long nap and a hunt for lizards in Periwinkle’s yard, it is time for Stinky to say his good-byes. Stinky thanks Mom Sharon for her hospitality and gives Raz a manly hug. Even sadder than usual, Stinky and Periwinkle hug and share whisker kisses. With a final wave, Stinky enters the teleportation. With a whoosh he is gone.

Periwinkle, Raz and Mom Sharon stand together hugging each other and think about Allie and how much they miss her.

The End

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Meezer'sMews&TerrieristicalWoofs September 9, 2020 at 1:25 am

What a beautiful way to honor and remember Allie!
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meowmeowmans September 8, 2020 at 10:45 pm

That’s such a lovely way to remember your beloved Allie. We are sending you lots of love and gentle purrs.
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The K Clowder September 8, 2020 at 10:19 pm

Such a beautiful way to remember Allie! Our Mom has wet eyes…wes s a little teared up too! Great memeories!
Purrs
Marv, Jo Jo, Kozmo, Cinnamon and Angel Nellie
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Ellen Pilch September 8, 2020 at 9:29 pm

That was such a thoughtful gift. XO
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Canadian Cats September 8, 2020 at 6:15 pm

We loved Allie’s story in pictures. Thanks Sawyer……a great memorial to a gorgeous girl.

Tyebe, Shoko and Jean
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Mary McNeil September 8, 2020 at 5:29 pm

What a eautiful scrapbook for keeping the memories of sweet Allie fresh.

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The Island Cats September 8, 2020 at 5:20 pm

Wow. That scrapbook is filled with such special memories of Allie…and Mau too. It is beautiful.

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Stephanie B September 8, 2020 at 3:09 pm

Just beautiful! Thank you or sharing!

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Timmy Tomcat September 8, 2020 at 1:56 pm

Oh my we are all looking at this with tears in our eyes. That is so thoughtful and lovely we are amazed. Allie was loved by us all and she had so many many friends at Scouts and all over. Purrs friends
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databbiesotrouttowne September 8, 2020 at 12:55 pm

guys….we troo lee N joyed thiz add venture; stinky itz total lee awesum oh ewe N yur mom… ta give thiz ta periwinkle N her mom ♥♥♥♥♥ 984 pawz UP 🙂

N we due hope both oh ewe waz abe bull ta catch bout 83 lizardz while mom S showed yur scrapbok ta raz !!! ♥♥♥

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Brian Frum September 8, 2020 at 11:19 am

That was truly a most loving tribute to dear Allie. Hugs from all of us.
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Sandee September 8, 2020 at 9:40 am

What a lovely tribute to Allie. I have tears here.

I already knew there was love between these two. It shows.

Have a purrfect day. Big hug to Janet and Sharon. ♥
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The Florida Furkids September 8, 2020 at 8:49 am

We all have leaky eyes. What a wonderful thing for Stinky to do for us. We loved all those wonderful pictures…great memories.

Thank you so much!!

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Eastside Cats September 8, 2020 at 8:15 am

Sometimes, the tears must flow like a river.
Every one of them, is a memory of love.
Hugs and purrs.
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Memories of Eric and Flynn September 8, 2020 at 5:50 am

That is a beautiful scrapbook full of lovely memories.
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Lone Star Cats September 8, 2020 at 5:19 am

What a sweet way to remember Allie.
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Pam and Teddy September 8, 2020 at 5:18 am

What a beautiful scrapbook – so many wonderful memories of Mau and Allie together. We all miss her. This was a most special visit for Periwinkle and Stinky to have with yet more memories made.

Hugs, Pam and Teddy too
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The J-Cats September 8, 2020 at 1:09 am

What a beautiful story and what beautiful pictures! What a lovely present that was – a beautiful tribute to sweet Allie!
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AngelicClowder September 8, 2020 at 12:52 am

What a beautiful day to remember sweet Allie and wonderful adventure you guys.
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