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Goodbye my funny little friend

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LimeJellyHead Thu 07-Jan-16 17:28:25

My sweet boy Berkeley was PTS this morning. He was just shy of his 16th birthday and unwell due to a number of issues... back leg weakness, dementia and tongue cancer. I just wanted some virtual hugs really as I am struggling with this and miss the little fella so dreadfully already. I could hardly let go of him today to bury him. I feel totally at a loss without him and my heart is aching dreadfully.

ClementineWardrobe Thu 07-Jan-16 17:30:59

I'm so sorry limejellyhead, sending you a huge virtual hug and tons of sympathy. Tell more about Berkeley if you feel able. Sounds like he was very much loved.

MsAdorabelleDearheartVonLipwig Thu 07-Jan-16 19:20:46

I'm sorry, it's horrible isn't it? We had to lose our old boy just over a year ago. Big hugs.

What sort of dog was he? He was a good age. Our old boy had just turned eleven.

BastardGoDarkly Thu 07-Jan-16 19:24:40

flowers it's awful isn't it? 16 years is a hell of a long time to spend with someone. Take care of yourself x

RoosterCogburn Thu 07-Jan-16 19:31:21

I'm so sorry, my dear old 15 year old boy had to be pts 7 years ago and while I love our current dogs dearly I still miss him.
Old dogs are a blessing and a curse because they break your hearts!

sulee Thu 07-Jan-16 21:34:26

Huge hugs sent to you, so sorry for the loss of your precious Berkeley, it's heartbreaking isnt it? I lost my lovely old boy three years ago and still miss him terribly but have such happy memories of our time with him.

hellhasnofurylikeahungrywoman Thu 07-Jan-16 22:58:30

Huge virtual hugs.

PiglettWithAttitude Fri 08-Jan-16 00:13:25

flowers so sorry OP.

bowbear Fri 08-Jan-16 07:57:22

It's just so sad when we have to say goodbye, big hugs you x

LimeJellyHead Fri 08-Jan-16 11:30:16

My heart is broken. Thank you all for posting. It helps me feel a little less alone and also I can talk to you about my wonderful boy.

He was the funniest little thing, with a huge and brave soul. He made me laugh every day. He was my friend and constant companion. A light went out in my life yesterday.

needastrongone Fri 08-Jan-16 11:41:36

Awww, he's lovely! Bet he wasn't always that colour when he was muddy and out and about smile

Big hugs flowers

LimeJellyHead Fri 08-Jan-16 12:15:30

Hehehe, no but he was strangely self cleaning. Even after a muddy walk he still came home polar bear white star

Noitsnotteatimeyet Fri 08-Jan-16 13:22:15

I'm so sorry lime

You gave him a lovely last few weeks flowers

trevortrevorslatterfry Fri 08-Jan-16 13:26:06

So sorry flowers what a beautiful boy (((hugs))).

What were his favourite places to walk? xXXX flowers

Varya Fri 08-Jan-16 13:27:24

Feel for you at this time. XX

LimeJellyHead Fri 08-Jan-16 14:14:04

He loved walking anywhere and everywhere but in the little forest area was his favourite because there were trees and lots of interesting things to sniff but also a lovely green grassy area too and we used to race each other.

LimeJellyHead Fri 08-Jan-16 14:18:07

Here we are at his fave walkies place, just the other week.

trevortrevorslatterfry Fri 08-Jan-16 14:30:33

Gorgeous flowers

LimeJellyHead Fri 08-Jan-16 14:52:05

My boy.

ExasperatedAlmostAlways Fri 08-Jan-16 14:54:25

I'm so sorry to hear that, at least he's not in pain any longer poor boy and you can take some comfort knowing you gave him a good life where he was loved.

PoppieD Fri 08-Jan-16 14:54:37

So sorry OP he us lovely, and very like our dog who also is always shiny white even after a play in the mud! What breed was your boy as we have no idea what ours is!

moosemama Fri 08-Jan-16 14:55:43

I am so, so sorry you have lost your beautiful boy. flowers

confusedandemployed Fri 08-Jan-16 14:57:00

Beautiful boy, OP. I'm so sorry he has left you. Be proud that you knew it was time for him to go flowers

cottonweary Fri 08-Jan-16 14:59:22

Beautiful boy.
So sorry for your loss.

Crumpet1 Fri 08-Jan-16 15:00:09

So sorry OP. He looks gorgeous, you can really see his soul shining out through his eyes.

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