September 2nd 2012 2:11 am
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It's only been a bit over 2 months since you left. I was a wreck. All I could think of was: "What did I do wrong?" It took so long for me to realize that it was YOUR time-the Vet said you were okay at your last check-up. A month before you left. I was angry at the Vet.
I slept with your collar and tags for a month. I miss you sleeping at my feet. I always moved to give you room. I kept looking for you to be right by my side, like you always were. It took me a week to finally turn the page on my calenders to the next month, I hurt so bad.
I had prayed so hard that you were well and free and running about like a puppy again- On one of the calendars, the "Defenders Of Wildlife", where the wild wolves are so beautifully photographed, after that prayer, I finally turned the page to July- on July 5th- (You left on June 28th), and there was my answer.
A stunning photo of a black/white wolf, running at top speed, running, running. That was you, Vinster. I know now that you are free and running like a young dog.
Then another strange thing happened. After that, your brother, Sammy started to lay by my feet. Sammy never did that before- and Casey, well, she still has issues, but she's much better than before.
I was mourning you one morning, missing you, having my coffee, and I looked down, and saw a large white paw! It was Sammy! Under the kitchen table. He's been there ever since.
He was laying just where you used to. I think you sent a message to Sammy.
Thank you, my long-time and beloved friend.
I still miss you, just as I miss your brothers and sisters before you.
I know, now, that you are enjoying freedom from old age, and pain, and you told me that.
I Love You, Baby Boy, My Vinster. You travelled and had a great life, always rode in the van, walkies and too many treats!I tried to give you the best life, before I adopted you, you were tied outside by your previous owner.
You were the smartest doggie I ever had, and you were there for me when no one else was, and you helped Casey AND Sammy to be "inside doggies", after they came to live w/us from bad homes. Bless you, Vin.
June 29th 2012 12:18 am
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Hi, doggies. I had a good life. I was getting old, and other tumors were coming like lightening- I was getting cataracts, Mom is beside herself- I JUST had a check-up a month ago!
Anyway, I love you all, and I'm in Heaven now. It was time for me to go.
Mom can't write much more. The Vet said I was okay in May, the last 2 weeks, were bad. I died in her arms, before my Vet appt. w/ another Vet.
Love to all,
December 11th 2011 2:24 am
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So sorry we haven't been in touch. Mom said to tell you. All last year, she was planning on her trip to go to WSPA's Sancuracy and we had a massive power outage. All airports shut down.
When she finally got us to kennel, and was packing- she thought to call airline- British Airways- had printed out ticket and boarding pass- had an hour and 1/2, to make sure (power just barely came back), and the person at B.A, said- sorry, you should already be ON THE PLANE. Mom said: "What"? I have time-
no go- B.A. took her right off, and kept all the money from the flight- refunded fees and taxes. Nothing.
So Mom Tweeted BOOOO British Airways, taking advantage of a disabled veteran, and it was a charity trip, for animals! BOOO!
Well, Guess what, they responded on twitter. Huh . Guess they don't want a bad name.
Sorry to go on. Mom was so depressed, she coulden't write, or even check email for a month!. Make that 2 months!
Take care all pals, we love you, and tailwags to all.
Love, The Vinstmeister