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Thomas R. Nero D.V.M.

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May 01, 2015
Dr Nero lovingly cared for 5 of my cats over 17 years, and gently helped me say goodbye to 3 of them. I was about to bring him the 4th when I heard he was gone. Though it's been awhile, for me the news hurts like it just happened. He will always be missed by the many lives he touched.
Sincere - if belated- condolences to his wife, family, and staff~
February 09, 2015
Years have passed, but he will never forgotten. Miss you and your kindness. Look down on my cats all the cats you helped. God Bless my prayers are still with you. RIP...........
February 09, 2015
I think of Tom everyday
I wrote a song for Tom, for some happy moments in his life take a look..

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9yTee6YeBGo
February 08, 2015
He taught me how to cook. Thanks Tommy.
February 07, 2015
May 05, 2014
I have followed the guest book entries for a year now - I still cannot believe Dr. Nero is gone - I think about him often and my last visit with him shortly before he passed when he took photos with his phone of my beautiful cat. I think he will stay in the hearts of many people and the wonderful cats he helped over the years. I feel his spirit lives on at the clinic. Time does help heal but no one will ever replace our dear Vet - Dr. Nero
May 05, 2014
Within a couple of days of learning of Dr. Nero's passing, my path unexpectedly crossed with a sweet black and white cat, with markings very similar to my cat, Buster, whom Dr. Nero had taken such great care of many years ago! I never thought I'd get another black and white cat, but it was clear to me this little guy was meant to be mine and he was a gift from above. Angus has a great personality, is very much his own "person" and without a doubt, I believe Dr. Nero had his hand in sending him to me! Thank you so much, Dr. Nero, for your many kindnesses and generosity of spirit … on earth and in heaven. Continued love and blessings be upon all your loved ones.
May 05, 2014
As this book will be closing, I can't help but reflect back on what a wonderful person Dr Nero was. So calm and reassuring, all my cats loved him. Even the most difficult moments were made a bit more bearable by his demeanour. He always took time to explain things and answer questions, never just brushed you off.
My condolences to the entire family.
Dr. Nero will never be forgotten, his kindness and love for our pets will live on forever.
May 04, 2014
I've been ever mindful that this book will close soon, knowing for the past year that I mustn't let it go without adding a few thoughts. It has seemed a daunting task. What does one say when one's world is shaken by the shock and heartbreak of losing someone who was such a crucial part of that world?

Last April I posted of Dr. Nero's passing to a small group of people who are especially thoughtful and caring. One replied (and I'm sorry to paraphrase, because he said it so beautifully) that sometimes the sudden loss of someone in your community, particularly a deeply trusted support person with whom you're very familiar, though not necessarily a close friend, can be more shattering than other losses. There's something about that loss that deeply rocks one's sense of stability and comfort.

I started with Dr. Nero a year after Cat Clinic opened, and from the first moment, I knew I was in the right place. Through the years of routine checkups, a few illnesses and treatments, and the inevitable sayings of goodbye to our precious friends, his calm expertise was of supreme comfort. I treasure the memories of our all too brief conversations whenever he had a few extra moments -- about cats and their ways, about their (and our own) nutrition -- and while it would have been wonderful to discuss flying and other mutual interests, there was just never quite the time for it.

To Betty Nero, I want to say that through the sadness of last April, I thought then, and I still do, that the most important thing in the world was to preserve Dr. Nero's gift to the community, that any loss of the Cat Clinic he created and believed in would have left a crater at the heart of Danbury. We will never be able to thank you enough for keeping his vision alive. We loved him, and had the highest regard for his practice.

With condolences and best regards always,

Charles, Nathan, and Kristi

And of course: Muffin, Taffy, Jack, and Barrett, who have passed on -- and Poe, Mikey, and Kali, who continue to enrich our lives every day.
May 02, 2014
It's been a little over a year now, your 1 year birthday in heaven, now with your mom and dad, God Bless you all, I miss you so much Tom, so many times I think, how I wish I could talk to you, ask you about something, or just to say thank you for being there and being you...you were the best thing to happen to me for my furry babies...I am pretty sure you must know how much you were loved, cared about, respected and you are missed so greatly by so many! Wish you were here! Heaven is so lucky to have you! God Bless, Grace

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