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BPO Rainbow Bridge Forum => Remembering those no longer with us. => : moonlitcroatia August 27, 2006, 05:18:04 AM

: My boy Lou died unexpectedly...
: moonlitcroatia August 27, 2006, 05:18:04 AM
Well, I was thrown for a loop. My rottie/lab mix, the healthy one who's never had an ailment in his life, died. We found him in the morning on Friday, August 25. We do not know what happened; we are still in shock. Our hearts are broken as we prepare for the excruciating next turn in which we must help Greta.  :'(  :'(
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: shangrila August 27, 2006, 05:20:06 AM
I am very sorry for your loss  :'(
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: Kiahpyr August 27, 2006, 05:20:25 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss! :'(
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: moonlitcroatia August 27, 2006, 05:27:40 AM
I am broken and will remain broken for a while. I am glad he shared his life with me, but I am having the hardest time coming to terms with his unexpected departure. I feel guilty and I'm beating myself up about what I should have done.  :'(
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: jacyone August 27, 2006, 05:38:53 AM
Oh sweetie, I'm so very sorry to hear about poor Lou's passing.  :'(

I know firsthand how devastating this can be.  Please know that you're in my thoughts as you grieve.  I hope that soon, happy memories of Lou will help to ease your pain.

jacyone
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: newflvr August 27, 2006, 05:50:00 AM
Please don't blame yourself.  I think sometimes they just decide it's time to go.  I'm so sorry you are grieving and I completely understand! :'( :'(
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: eightdogs4me August 27, 2006, 06:16:59 AM
I am so sorry for your loss.  Sometimes there is just no explanation for these things.  It was just meant to be.  I know that is no comfort, but please don't beat yourself up about this, there was no way you could have known.

Godspeed, Lou.
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: SA_horses August 27, 2006, 06:19:38 AM
I am sorry... :'(
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: MommaBear August 27, 2006, 06:37:23 AM
:( Sorry to hear of Lou's unexpected passing
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: krismark August 27, 2006, 06:56:32 AM
Sounds like he went how I want to go...live a good healthy life and go out quick. I hope you get over your pain soon. You will be in my thoughts and in my heart.
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: jabear August 27, 2006, 06:59:51 AM
Oh Moon! Words can't express how sorry I am for your loss. I know you must be devestated as is Greta. We'll be here with you every step of the way. Let us know if you need anything. Remember though, Lou is looking down on you from high above protecting you as he always did.
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: Gypsy Jazmine August 27, 2006, 07:03:17 AM
Oh man Moon!...I am so sorry. :'( I am shocked & sad...I can't even imagine how you must feel...I've no doubt that my sweet Rosie welcomed Lou at The Bridge...We will see them again someday you know.
My thoughts are with you during this sad & difficult time Moonlit.  :-* :'(
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: zanie August 27, 2006, 08:16:25 AM
 :'( Oh, I am so sorry! My heart is breaking for you.   :'(

Our thoughts are with you during this difficult time.
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: Jason August 27, 2006, 08:58:47 AM
Moon,
I am so sorry to hear about Lou's passing. In the grieving process you will always have a period where you feel you could have done more, but you should not blame yourself. Sometimes it just happens. Allow yourself to be sad, but also remember back on the good times you had together. Look at some old pictures, think about the good times, share a story about Lou with friends, and hopefully, in time, you will smile again when you think about him.

Jason
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: K9ldy00 August 27, 2006, 10:03:30 AM
I am so sorry to hear about Lou. :'( Sometimes it is harder on you when they leave so quickly. He lived a good life  and was loved much. Do not feel guilt, we all have to leave this Earth.
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: nickerbokker August 27, 2006, 10:09:26 AM
OH MOON....I'M SO SO SORRY!  how horrible!

my thoughts are with you!

nick
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: Leah... August 27, 2006, 12:39:22 PM
I am so very sorry about Lou. I can tell you loved him very much, and I am sure you were the light of his life. Don't beat yourself up about it. I heard a story and I think you should hear it, too.

A young boy and his mother take their dog in for an annual check-up, but instead of getting some simple shots, they find their beloved pet is terminally ill. They decide there is nothing more they can do for him, and choose to take him home and have him euthanized there. The boy was very calm as he held the dog in his arms while he closed his eyes and died. After the procedure was over, the vet asked the boy why he had been so calm about the whole thing. The boy replied "Every animal-even people-comes here to learn to be nice. It takes people a really long time to learn how to do be nice, but dogs already know, so they can go back heaven before us." The vet was astonished by the boys answer, and left the home feeling comforted, his dog had died only a week before.

I hope ths helps a little, i wish i could do more.

here's a poem to remind you that you and Lou will see each other again soon, and he is with you always.

I知 happy today,
Because you are here.

I知 happy today,
Because you are near.

I知 happy today,
Because I am home

I知 happy today,
舛ause I知 not alone.

I知 happy today,
Because we池e together.

I知 happy today,
舛ause we will be forever.


Hang in there!
Leah
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: MagicM3 August 27, 2006, 01:02:14 PM
Moon I'm sorry to hear of your loss,Lou sounds like he didn't want you to suffer thru any illness with him,and choose to leave quickly.

Don't have guilt,that is the last thing he would have wanted.He I'm sure loved you and yours and he left to watch you from a place he can always be with you.

Hang in there,the pain will ease,when all the great times you shared flood your memory.

Tricia and the fur kids
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: BarkleysMum August 27, 2006, 01:09:56 PM
I'm so very sorry for your loss.
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: Saint and Mal mom August 27, 2006, 03:28:51 PM
I'm so sorry this happened. Yes, he is at the Rainbow Bridge playing with all our big paws who have gone there too. And he still loves you very much.
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: moonlitcroatia August 27, 2006, 03:58:37 PM
Thanks to all. Wonderful to read your thoughts at a time like this. Even more wonderful that you love dogs, too.
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: EllieAndBlu August 28, 2006, 02:42:01 AM
My heart aches for you.... sending good thoughts your way at this difficult time!

Rest in peace sweet boy.
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: ptkennel August 28, 2006, 03:12:42 AM
Take care Moon.  I am thinking of you and your family.

Dot
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: pitas August 28, 2006, 03:26:31 AM
I am very sorry for your loss.  Sending you extra hugs & good wishes from NJ.

Anita & the 3 Newfies from NJ
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: kristi August 28, 2006, 03:52:43 AM
 :'(
it is never easy...
take comfort, we all will meet up again
my thoughts are with you
-k.
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: lins_saving_grace August 28, 2006, 05:06:33 AM
Oh MOON!!! I am so sorry to hear about Lou!  My heart goes out to you! 
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: Kermit August 28, 2006, 05:12:12 AM
I am so sorry to hear about your sudden loss. I can't imagine how hard that must be to cope with. :'(

My thoughts are with you.
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: Nicole August 28, 2006, 05:16:47 AM
Sending happy thoughts your way, Moon. I hope that you are able to hold onto wonderful memories of Lou and remember him as he truly was...your awesome happy boy.
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: moonlitcroatia September 04, 2006, 11:34:14 AM
Lou's last photos...In the last one he looks so sad. I think he knew something wasn't right; he wasn't feeling well, but couldn't tell us what was wrong. We just thought he was depressed: he still ate, his eyes still shone, his tail still wagged...he just seemed down a bit.
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: Saint and Mal mom September 04, 2006, 11:43:24 AM
He looks like such a sweetie. I'm very sorry for your loss. I can't say anything that will make you feel better, but I am thinking of you and I know Lou is in a good place now.
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: Gypsy Jazmine September 04, 2006, 12:58:00 PM
He was beautiful, Moonlit!...I am sure that last pic gets you...It is haunting. :'(
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: macybean September 04, 2006, 03:33:34 PM
I'm so sorry. What a difficult thing to go through. I think they do know-that last photo made me tear up. He was beautiful.
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: smohr September 04, 2006, 06:04:47 PM
 :-[  I am so sorry for your loss... Please know you will be in my thoughts and prayers.

smohr