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Sleep tight, Scrumpy Jack

Discussion in 'Rainbow Bridge' started by Kimmikins, Sep 29, 2018.


  1. Kimmikins

    Kimmikins PetForums VIP

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    Thanks @Dogloverlou. Today I received a delivery of 3 red rose bushes from my friends; red was “his” colour and it means I can think of him when I’m gardening.
     
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    Ah that is really lovely! Perhaps you could plant a red rose in his memory, or maybe given his name a little apple tree?
     
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  3. lymorelynn

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    I'm so sorry for your loss :( RIP little man x
     
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    Oh, how heart-breaking. It's the best way for them to go, but such a shock for the owner. So sorry. XX
     
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    We planted two remembrance rose bushes in memory of our lovely cats. It's a wonderful idea.
     
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  6. Kimmikins

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    I’ve got a bush, a climber and a rambler, all red. I’m going to have to redesign my garden to find them all homes, but I was planning on doing that at some point anyway. Might have the climber up the side of the house and the rambler over the gate.

    I feel so sad for my mum, because I’ve had things like this and she hasn’t yet :( So I’ve ordered her two roses, one will be delivered tomorrow and is called Little White Pet, and one will be delivered in November and is called Red Coat. He always wore a tartan coat in winter
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    That’s such a lovely idea with the roses & I’m sure your mum will love the roses your getting her too.

    Thinking of you all xx
     
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    Ive only just seen this. Im so very sorry .:( Sleep well , Scrumpy jack.
     
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    Kimmikins PetForums VIP

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    Thank you x

    Today I started packing away his things for my mum. Part of me didn’t want her to have the constant reminders that he wasn’t there, but part of me felt like I was packing him away. I didn’t want any of his things washed because they still smell like him.

    I’ve also had 4 of my favourite photos printed for us. I have had one in my kitchen since I moved into my house 6 years ago and she’s always loved it, so I figured she’d like some up in her house.

    Today a little package arrived for me from the Westie company. It’s a leather key ring and when I opened the packaging and saw the red tartan box it brought tears to my eyes. Had to take to FB though to find out who’s sent it! Turns out it’s from my friend in Australia :)
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    @Kimmikins so sorry about your loss. It will be difficult when you start moving anything that relates to him, so not surprising at all.

    The keyring is lovely. xx
     
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    I'm so sorry, losing an animal hurts terribly. But your pup had the most wonderful life and was a happy boy. Here's a quote I found recently about loss that I found extremely true, after I lost my dog a month ago.

    Don't cry because it's gone, smile because it happened-Dr Seuss
     
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    That is a lovely key ring.:)
    I have photos around of my bridge babies and have kept their collars .
     
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    It was a lovely little surprise.
    I just don’t want it to feel like we’re forgetting him or clearing him out of the house :(

    That’s a beautiful way to think of it :)

    I think it’s lovely to keep pictures of them around. The one in the kitchen is my favourite, it’s comforting to see it there every morning.
     
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    I'm so very sorry to hear of your sad loss.x

    Sleep peacefully beautiful boy xx
     
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    Just come across this.

    So very sorry for your loss @Kimmikins and I love that little keyring.

    He's safe in your heart and in your memories. Nothing can take those away from you. Gentle hugs.

    Sleep easy, Scrumpy Jack ❤
     
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    Kimmikins PetForums VIP

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    Thank you for your kind words. I can’t believe it’s been over a week already :(

    He’s wagging his tail pretty much constantly at the moment :) It’ll catch me at random times, but I don’t mind; I don’t want to not think about him yet
     
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    Oh @Kimmikins, I missed this last week. I am so, so sorry, what a shock. His life was wonderful and his passing was peaceful so try to take comfort in that. Big, big hugs from us here.
     
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    I did try to give him as good a life as I possibly could. I hope he knows he was loved more than I ever thought was possible.

    His ashes came home yesterday. Yesterday was a pretty emotional day, to be honest; I cried at the drop of a hat, I guess I knew how hard it was going to be to go and pick him up. My mum had wanted to come but she was tied up, and I couldn’t bear the thought of him being stuck at the vets anther night, alone, on a counter somewhere. So now he’s at my mum’s.
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    [​IMG] The casket is lovely.
     
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    I missed this thread just wanted to say I'm sorry for the loss of your beautiful boy I hope you are holding up ok:
     
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