Tuesday, November 20, 2012

I'll be back soon...


I'm not in the mood to craft at the moment.  We unexpectedly lost our beloved family pet Lucky, last night.  He fell ill and we took him to the local animal emergency center.  He had suffered a ruptured intestine and although he made it through the late night surgery, the recovery proved too much for his heart to bear.  The doctors could not determine what had caused the rupture.  They're thinking it may have been a cancer site at the cell-level.

He was the sweetest Shetland Sheepdog (Sheltie).  Our constant companion, always near by, or right under our feet.  I often referred to him as my shadow.

Always with me in the sewing room.

Thanksgiving, November 24,  2011

Lucky was such part of the family, we were not prepared or ready to let him go.  Eight years was not enough time to spend with him and we are missing him tremendously.   

October 26, 2012

Monday, November 19, 2012
When I took this photo, I had no idea this would be his last day with us.

I'll be back to crafting in a little bit.  Just wanted to share this sweet dog of ours one last time.

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15 comments:

  1. Sorry to hear your sad news. Will be thinking of you and your family.
    Hugs Ali x

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  2. Oh Sylvia, such sad news. He certainly was a lovely dog and I am sure will be much missed by your family. Take care.
    Hugs
    Cath xxx

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  3. I'm so sorry to hear that you lost Lucky. He was absolutely beautiful, and I'm sure he misses you as much as you miss him. Take care. I'll be praying for peace for you. Hugs, Michelle

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  4. I'm very sorry to hear that you have lost your beloved, Lucky. These furry friends certainly touch our hearts. I'm thinking about you and your family at this time. Take care.

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  5. Sylvia, I am so sorry to hear of the loss of your family pet. This special member of your family will live on in your hearts and your memories.
    ~June



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  6. Thank you everyone for your thoughts and sympathies. I do appreciate it. Our home is definitely missing his presence.

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  7. What a beautiful family pet. The photos show just how much Lucky means to you all. Take care,
    Wendy x

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  8. Oh I'm sorry to read about Lucky. I'm dreading the day I'll have to say good bye to my 16 yr old Sheltie. Ours too is a constant companion. He never left my side yesterday while laid in bed sick.

    Hugs

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  9. I'm so sorry to read about your loss. I lost my first "baby" over 12 years ago and still miss her. I saw that you've got a new gorgeous puppy at your house. How wonderful for your family and for your puppy.

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