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Good-bye My Little Buddy!

Wednesday, April 25, 2012

This is my granddaughter Bryanna and my little dog Chica. We have had her for 10 yrs. Earlier this year she started having seizures because of a soft spot on the top of her head. She had some really bad seizures today and passed away. This broke my heart as she was my was my best friend. She was very sick, but somehow she managed to get to me and laid at my feet and passed away. A pet can mean as much as any family member and that is the way she was to all of us.

Today we lost our dog, but tomorrow should be the birth of our newest grandchild. That does help to ease the pain a bit.

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JAMER123 4/30/2012 11:12PM

    I am so sorry about Chica. The heart ache is so real after 10 yrs. as I well know. I lost my dearest Angel of 10 yrs. very suddenly less than 2 yrs. ago and it is still like yesterday. You have some wonderful news coming your direction with the birth and I know it will ease the pain. Blessings to you and your family.
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FITANDFIFTY2 4/30/2012 10:37PM

    I am so sorry for your loss of Chica! Oh she surely was a sweetie! Please accept a hug for your heavy heart. Congratulstions on the birth of your adorably sweet Grand Daughter...oh how precious! emoticon

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GMWAITE 4/29/2012 12:55AM

    So sorry for your loss. It is so painful to lose our little dog friends. I am sitting here with my little Dora Bean right now all cuddled up against me. I can't even begin to imagine losing her. Hope your memories of your little one make you smile through this. emoticon

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CHLOE453 4/27/2012 5:22AM

    I am so very sorry for your loss of Chica, it is so hard when we lose one of our furry kids. emoticon emoticon emoticon

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PEPPYPATTI 4/26/2012 5:50PM

    I am so sorry to hear this. I know how you must be feeling as my girl Kayleigh passed away last August. They may be animals but they are also our best of friends sometimes! So sorry for your loss. Congratulations of the new addition!

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DSTELM1 4/26/2012 4:50PM

  I am so sorry for your loss. May you find comfort in your fond memories that Chica gave you and all the love you gave Chica give you peace.

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REJ7777 4/26/2012 4:44PM

    I'm so sorry you've lost your furry little friend! Those of us who have a pet we love understand how hard it is when we lose our beloved pet.

It's true that the birth of your grand-child will help distract you a bit. It sure is something positive to think about!

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ARLENE_MOVES 4/26/2012 4:11PM

    Oh man, Sue -- so sorry...I once had a Boston who was having seizures, it was so sad to watch. Your friend is in a good place.

Congrats on your new grandchild coming.

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MONKEY501 4/26/2012 4:02PM

    So sorry to hear you lost your little pal. A pet is part of the family so feel free to grieve. At the same time congratulations on the coming of your new grandchild. I hope mother and baby are doing well

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MENNOLY 4/26/2012 2:52PM

    Sorry about your lost but delighted about your new grandchild. God's blessings on all of you! emoticon

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LIVINGSIMPLY355 4/26/2012 11:56AM

    So sorry to hear of the loss of Chico. emoticon The loss of a pet can be difficult since they are so much a part of your family.
Glad to hear of your coming grandchild. That is such a blessing!

Sending hugs your way. emoticon

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ROCKPORT9 4/26/2012 10:52AM

    Sending hugs and prayers your way. Losing a dear friend like Chica emoticon who is truly a member of your family is so difficult. I know having a new grandchild is a blessing and will bring smiles, but I know your heart will ache for Chica. Bless you, Laurel

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BAKER1009 4/26/2012 10:02AM

    Losing a pet is very difficult. Sending big hugs your way!
Congrats on the birth of your new grandchild.
They say when one life ends, another begins.


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RUFFIT 4/26/2012 9:38AM

    I remember when my Misty passed away. This brought me to tears. I loved our dog so much. Hugs to you and your family... Moni emoticon

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GRANDMACOO 4/26/2012 9:06AM

    I am sorry about Chica; pets are such a vital part of our lives and can be such company to us.

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VICKI-B--56 4/26/2012 8:50AM

  Sorry to hear you lost your pet.
Congrates on the new grandchild. emoticon

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GRANDMA1951 4/26/2012 8:30AM

    I'm so sorry you lost your "best friend". Pets are so wonderful and give us so much love. God is bringing you a new grandchild to help in your grief.

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2DAGGERS 4/26/2012 8:16AM

    So sorry to hear of your loss. Pets love us unconditonally and are such a comfort when we need.

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DBELLE39 4/26/2012 7:47AM

    I'm so sorry about Chica, I know you heart is broken. Sending emoticon to brighten your day.

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LRSILVER 4/26/2012 7:23AM

    Sorry about the loss of your pet.
So sad.

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MARTY19 4/26/2012 6:54AM

    I'm so sorry Sue. I know what the loss if a cherished pet means.


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MRE1956 4/26/2012 3:47AM

    Sorry about the loss of your beloved Chica.....


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    I am very sorry to hear about the passing of Chica. I will keep you and your family in my thoughts and prayers.


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POPSY190 4/26/2012 1:29AM

    I'm very sad for you as I know what it's like to lose a much loved companion pet.

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FLEMIDG 4/26/2012 12:34AM

    So sorry to hear about your pet. I know what it is like. Pets are part of the family too. I am glad you were with her when she passed. Hugs are coming your way.

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RURAL3 4/25/2012 11:22PM

    so sorry about your Chica. I certainly know what you mean. emoticon

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BARBAELLEN 4/25/2012 11:18PM

    So sorry about Chica. Losing a pet is tough.

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GLORYANDME 4/25/2012 11:06PM

    I am so sorry for your loss. Our dogs are such big parts of our families and they love us unconditionally. I am sure your pup will be remembered fondly. Cherish the memories. emoticon emoticon

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CHERIRIDDELL 4/25/2012 10:56PM

    Oh I am so sorry I have lost a beloved dog so I know how painful it can be .This is the poem my vet sent with my beloved dog's pawprints she would have been happy to welcome your Chica and make her feel at home while she waits for you.
Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge.
There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.
There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....
My deepest sympathies hugs,Cheri

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