Remember When…

Christmas Day 2007 - Sissy, me, Mugsy

I’ve said over and over that I’ve been truly blessed with exceptional dogs in my life, from Mopsy – the buff cocker my parents had when I was born – right on through the current fur-girls.   Add in my horses, fish, rabbits and cats, and I’ve said good-bye far too often to devoted pets who brightened my life.

Sue and I want to honor all of our gone but not forgotten pets later this month on our Dogs n More blog.  Please follow the link for more information, and/or send Sue or me a photo and information on your special memorials.  

Young Shadow II and Fred in 2005

14 comments on “Remember When…

  1. AlisonH says:

    The love makes the loss worth the grief.

  2. gaylen says:

    that’s a great photo of you and the pups. 🙂 Happy Holidays. g

  3. louise says:

    AWE How cute….

  4. Marjie says:

    We must grieve in order to enjoy the fullness of life with a pet. Thor is our third mastiff, and every day I’m happy that he’s still with us at his advanced age!

  5. Blond Duck says:

    That is so wonderful. I’m sending you something!

  6. Ruth says:

    I agree with Alison…the love we get makes it worthwhile. I’ll be sure to send you a Bonnie photo.

  7. Barbara says:

    I’ve had so many dogs, cats, gerbils, rabbits and heaven knows what else I couldn’t begin remember them all. The dog we had the longest was Tuffy, a Yorkie. He’s long gone but we all loved him so much. Will try to dig up a photo of him.

  8. Sue J. says:

    I am so glad you and Sue are doing this wonderful tribute. However, I foresee a full week of bawling my eyes out! Thank you for including us. Wonderful!

  9. Sue says:

    Sissy was such a cute little pup. I think we’re getting a good response so far and we won’t make it sad. There should be lots of funny stories, too.

  10. Bubblesknits says:

    Very good idea. Love seeing pictures of Mugsy and Fred. Miss those boys.

  11. Mr Puffy says:

    Awww. Sad to think of these things. Alex was like a child for us. Passed in 2001.

  12. Darcy says:

    My first cat Gato passed when I was 11 yrs old I still remember the difficult sadness that I went threw.((((Hugging You)))) Darcy

  13. Nichole says:

    Love that shot of you with the kids – esp with the bone in Mugs’ mouth! 🙂

  14. Anita says:

    Awww, I love those photos! Is the Dogs thing for everyone? I’ll send you a photo of Harley & Theo, or are you including cats? SNOL

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