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Goodbye my darling , Over the rainbow bridge you go .

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furbaby Sat 15-Feb-14 14:16:04

Came down this morning to find our darling staffy dead .
She has been unsettled for about a week and so we knew she didn't have much longer .
We were both downstairs cuddling her at 2 this morning as she was uncomfortable and not breathing well sad
She was 16 so a very good age .
My comfort is she will get to meet again our very best boy staffy who died last may and was her play mate through life .
Rip my little girl , heaven has a very special place for an extra special girl .

ThatBloodyWoman Sat 15-Feb-14 14:18:47

So sorry furbaby x

Owllady Sat 15-Feb-14 14:40:03

I am sorry furbaby x

1MitchellMum Sat 15-Feb-14 14:41:10

So sorry. But glad you didn't have to make the decision. RIP, you were obviously a much loved dog. x

LEMmingaround Sat 15-Feb-14 14:42:23

So sad for you furbaby flowers

pinkbraces Sat 15-Feb-14 14:44:02

I'm so sorry x

Bergamont Sat 15-Feb-14 14:44:19

She sounds like a very loved dog and I'm sure she knew that too. Sorry for your loss xxx

Ratbagcatbag Sat 15-Feb-14 14:49:06

So sorry xx

iseenodust Sat 15-Feb-14 14:51:28

sad

furbaby Sat 15-Feb-14 15:13:15

Thank you so much .
Yes a very much loved dog .
But a relief that we didn't have to put her to sleep .
I knew it wouldn't have been long before I had to ring vet and ask him to come out , and the waiting for the vets car is just so terrible , you feel like you are killing them sad
I am relieved her body gave up as her mind went about a year ago , she got lost in the house and garden .
But while she was still eating and drinking I couldn't give up on her .
Just a bit shocked to have found her dead , mind you she did look peaceful smile

ThePost Sat 15-Feb-14 15:14:33

So sorry.

Awks Sat 15-Feb-14 15:15:30

So sorry, she sounded lovely x

Greydog Sat 15-Feb-14 15:22:05

So sorry, furbaby -

mrssmith79 Sat 15-Feb-14 15:32:04

Thoughts are with you OP x

moosemama Sat 15-Feb-14 15:52:20

So sorry for your loss furbaby.

The two of them can running free and play together again now. flowers

How is the pup taking it?

MimsyBorogroves Sat 15-Feb-14 15:54:03

So sorry for your loss.

Kasterborous Sat 15-Feb-14 15:56:35

So sorry to hear about your lovely girl. She'll always be in your heart.

Ilovemydogandmydoglovesme Sat 15-Feb-14 16:11:22

So sorry for you furbaby. Glad she went peacefully at home though. Hope my boy ends his days like that. smile

furbaby Sat 15-Feb-14 16:35:04

Thank you so much everyone . Your kind messages mean so much .
moose pup is fine thank you , he sniffed her body this morning but seemed calm about it .
Hoping him being only dog may help him as when old girl was wandering lost most evenings he wouldn't settle as he was wondering what she was doing .
Everytime she coughed he would get up to check on her .Bless him .
thanks to all you kind people

moosemama Sat 15-Feb-14 16:50:06

Glad he's ok.

My vet suggested we brought our boy into see Oldgirl when she passed. She explained that, in her experience, it really helps them to understand and handle it. Unfortunately we didn't have him with us and bitterly regret it now, as of course he developed separation anxiety without her there.

Be kind to yourself and comforted by the fact she was able to choose her time and left when she was ready, safe in the knowledge of how much she was loved. flowers

needastrongone Sat 15-Feb-14 17:10:30

aaahh furbaby, I am sorry for your loss. Take care. Dogs are special.

DramaAlpaca Sat 15-Feb-14 17:12:18

So sorry for your loss furbaby flowers.

furbaby Sat 15-Feb-14 18:55:54

Thank you all .
thanks mooseYes I think she did choose her own time bless her , saturday morning , vets open , no work !
We spent a few hours saying goodbye then we put her in her basket in car and took her to vets ready to be picked up for cremation .
Going to scatter her ashes with our special boy somewhere nice smile

xxMrsCxx Sat 15-Feb-14 19:07:53

Sorry for your loss furbaby .... Those who have never owned a dog will never understand the pain of losing them .... They are part of our family. I'm sure your girl gave you enough memories to last forever. Big hugs x

Goldencity1 Sat 15-Feb-14 19:34:04

So sorry, it's always dreadful to lose a much loved pet.

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