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Saturday, 21 September 2013

In memory

Dear blogger friends.  As the tears roll down my cheeks.  I write to tell you all that my dear little Lady of 13 years  fell very ill and I had to put her to sleep.  When a pet leaves us, they are family too.  
I am taking a time off blogging for a while.  We have just finished burying her.. She will have her own garden. and is close to me.  There is a strange silence here on the quinta.. her children and grandchildren know she has gone.  I will miss her so.  My sweet sweet Lady.  
Until next time.. val

20 comments:

  1. i am sorry. so very sorry. i hate that you had to have her put down - i so wish for them to pass in their sleep but it rarely happens and we are forced to make the humane decision.

    bless you, valerie.

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  2. Sorry to hear of your loss, she must have had a good life being with you all those years.

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  3. Dear Val - I feel so much for you in the loss of your dear little Lady. I am so sorry. I can see from her photo that she was a very endearing little dog, who will be sadly missed by all of you. Take care dear Val.

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  4. Praying you find comfort. Yes, pets are very dear to us and when they pass it is heartbreaking.
    Wishing you a time of healing and looking forward to you posting again.

    Hugs, Sylvia

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  5. Oh my dear Val - I am so very, very sorry. Our fur babies are like our children. Is she your only one? Gosh I hope you come back! I will miss you but I do understand. Hugs and prayers your way.

    Love, sandie

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  6. Oh Val, I am so sorry to read your very sad news. My thoughts are with you. As a pet owner I can appreciate what you are going through. They become so much part of the family. Lady must have had such a wonderful time with you and given you so much too. Take care.
    Sarah x

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  7. Oh Val, I am so very sorry. What a sad day for you. No words will comfort you, so take you time to grieve for her. The only way I've ever been able to find comfort after the lost of a beloved pet is to remember we gave them the very best life they could have had, each and every day. And that they were happy. Bless you.

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  8. Oh, Val--I'm so sorry. I know how hard that is. xo, Jen

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  9. I'm so very sorry Val. Our sweet pets are part of our family and it's so very hard when we have to tell them goodbye. My heart goes out to you.

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  10. Oh dear Val, I am so, so sorry ... the passing of a beloved pet is the saddest thing, they are such an important part of the family. You loved lady very much and she will always hold a place in your heart. Thinking of you dear friend. xxx

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  11. I am so sorry! I know how you feel: I had to do the same with my Bonni...a few months ago. I know how it hurts...
    A big hug.
    BShell

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  12. Oh poor Val, I'm so sorry. Our pets leave such a hole in our hearts and lives when they leave us. Hugs.

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  13. My Heart goes out to you Val. We lost our beloved Mandy years ago and I still hurt from her leaving. She was with us for 16 years and in the end her health was so bad that the Vet told us it was time.

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  14. Dear Val, I am so very sorry that you lost your sweet little pal Lady. It is heartbreaking when our dear 4 legged friends leave us.
    I send my sincerest condolences. ox, Gina

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  15. Oh dear Val......she looks like a little "Cavi" to me. I'm so sorry for your loss....the sad thing about our sweet animals is that we usually have to bury them first. We have two of this wonderful breed....I can't imagine our sadness when the time comes to say goodby to them.

    big hugs from me to you.

    xo

    Jo

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  16. Dear Val,i'm so sorry about your lost.
    I know how you feel.
    I lost my cat a month ago,but also my beloved dog,Bummer,having him for 14 years.I think the dog is more close to us,like family.
    A big hug my dear friend.
    Dimi...

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  17. Dear Val,

    So sorry for your loss. Such a heart wrentching post. May she rest in peace ..

    Hugs
    Pallavi

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  18. Oh Val my heart goes out to you and I'm so so sorry for the loss of your little lady. I can totally empathise with how you're feeling having gone through a similar scenario. Although you dear Val are suffering from your loss thank God your little lady is suffering no more. You are in my prayers.
    Hugs
    Patricia xx

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  19. Sending you lots of god's blessings during this time Val. I am so sorry for your loss. wrap yourself in kindness Shell xoxo

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  20. I know you miss Lady, Val, and all her family does as well. This is such a sweet picture of her.

    Big hugs.....

    Love,
    ~Sheri

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