(Closed) Saying goodbye to my little man….

posted 7 years ago in Pets
Post # 3
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9057 posts
Buzzing Beekeeper
  • Wedding: June 2010

I’m sorry to hear that.  You’re making me tear up a little! 

My childhood dog died at about 17 years old a few years ago, and I still can’t bring myself to get a replacement.

Such a sad week for the bee pets 🙁

Post # 4
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6015 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: March 2012

Oh i’m all teary reading this post.  I’m so sorry.  I’ve had my dog for almost four years and can’t imagine what your going thru.   You seems to have thought alot about what’s best and doing things to make him feel loved. ((HUGS))

Post # 5
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3257 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: October 2011

So sorry to hear about your loss! How awesome that you have such great photos with him, though!

Post # 6
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5921 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: December 2010

Aww, I remember reading your recap post about him too.  I am so, so sorry to hear that. He seems like a sweet little boy who has been given a lifetime of love.

I will be sending lots of hugs and warm thoughts to you and Cody in the coming days.

Post # 7
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601 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: April 2011

I’m so sorry to hear this. I had my cat, Precious, for 13 years when I had to put her to sleep. She had cancer and I had a wonderful 5 months with her after I found out. I had her creamated. She’s in a pretty pink urn and I have her on a shelf with photo books, a phot collage, and stuffed animals people got me when I had to put her down. I get to say hi to her everyday and tell her I love her before I go to bed. She was my everything.

Cry as much as you want to, it’s okay. Losing a pet is just like losing a family member. Your pet was there for you and listened to your secrets. It’s tough and the first few months after will be the hardest. You’ll remember little things they did and how much you loved them. Good luck, this can be a very heartwrenching time.

Post # 9
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1251 posts
Bumble bee

I am crying reading this. I had my childhood dog for the same amount of time, and he even looked kind of similar. It’s so hard to let them go. I just like to think about him running and playing like when he was a puppy. Okay…now I am sobbing…

Here’s Gus. The hardest part is feeling like I will never love any animal as much as I loved him. 

Post # 11
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1675 posts
Bumble bee
  • Wedding: October 2010

Aww, I am so sorry 🙁

My family had to put down our puppy last year who we’d had since I was 12. I still find it strange when I go to my parents’ house and she isn’t there anymore.

I will keep you and Cody in my thoughts.

Post # 12
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461 posts
Helper bee
  • Wedding: August 2011

@Future Mrs. Martin. 

I am so sorry for the pain you’re feeling. I know it all too well. I never dreamed I wouldn’t have my Cheyenne there for me on our wedding day, but sadly I had to put her down February 8, 2010 due to bone cancer. She was the love of my life. While Cheyenne wasn’t my childhood doggie. I did have her throughout my adult life. I got her when I was 24 and she was 10 weeks old. She was 11 1/2 when I had to put her down. She lived a very long life for a great dane and not a day goes by that I don’t think about her. I wrote about her passing here.

People may think I am crazy or melodramatic over a dog, but there will be a picture of her at our reception and my bouquet will have locket with her picture in it as well. She was my baby. <3 

I’m sending you lots of love and light. It’s not an easy thing to do <3 

Post # 13
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546 posts
Busy bee
  • Wedding: June 2010

I am so sorry, Mrs. Martin.  I am terrified of what you are going through.  You and Cody will be in my thoughts today.  He’s such a cute little guy, and I think it’s awesome that he was able to share in your wedding day with you.  You will always have that to look back on, and smile fondly.

I have a husky that I got when I was in the 5th grade.  In just a couple weeks, she will be turning 15.  There are few people that have been in my life that long, and the fact that she’s a dog that has been apart of my life for so long is amazing.  She has some bad knees, and arthritis, and she is balding a bit.  But I love her as much as I did when we got her almost 15 years ago.  Good luck today, and remember all of your good times <3

Me and Stormy

 

 

 

Post # 14
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5496 posts
Bee Keeper
  • Wedding: April 2010

I’m so, so sorry. I went through this five years ago with my dog, Casey who I also got when I was 13 yrs old. (He was 13 and had kidney failure) It was absolutely awful, but I promise you it WILL get easier with time and you will get through this. It’s heart-wrenching, I know, but lean on your husband for support and you’ll get through this hard time. Now, I think of Casey with just fond memories. We just decorated our Christmas tree last week and I hung up “his ornament” right in the center as I always do (it’s a stocking that says Casey on it) and each night I can see it while sitting on the sofa. It makes me smile and think of all the wonderful memories we had of him playing frisbee, all the silly things he did, how he chewed my favorite shoes in 9th grade!, the way he gave me “doggie kisses”.  You will be OK. And he won’t suffer anymore. You’ll never, ever lose the bond you had. You’ll carry it in your heart forever.

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Post # 15
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2714 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: May 2012

((HUGS))

I lost my cat a few years ago…. It’s so hard, he came into our home when I was in the first grade and was he was in my life for 13 years…. I really grew up with that cat! I cried for 2 days straight after he passed. I am so sorry for your loss, but I am so happy that Cody made it into your wedding photos! What a beautiful reminder you will have of you and your best friend!!

I will be thinking of Cody, you and your family today. <3

Post # 16
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3672 posts
Sugar bee
  • Wedding: March 2011

I’m so sorry you’re having to go through this.  I’ve had to say goodbye to three dogs and a cat in the past four years or so.  I know how hard it is and how it doesn’t seem real and like they should be gone.  We took in my grandmother’s dog when she died and she got to the point of being blind, deaf, kidney problems, and getting lost in our yard so I know how hard that is to watch.  Again, I’m so sorry you have to deal with this and I’ll be thinking about you and Cody. 

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