January 22nd 2011 7:53 am
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We had sum sad news this week. The Grandma called and let us know their dog, Rowdy, went to the Rainbow on Tuesday. This was not totally unexpected news, Rowdy was comin' up on 15 years old this March. But the Grandparents weren't expectin' to do it this week, it wasn't a planned thing. Rowdy just had a REALLY BAD day on Tuesday and they knew it was time.
Ma understood why it was the Grandma who called. Rowdy was the Grandpa's dog. Grandpa couldn't even talk about it on Tuesday.
Rowdy was Grampa's retirement buddy as Grampa retired a few years earlier than the Grandma did. So it was just the two of them hangin' togefur day in and day out fur a coupla years.
I never got to meet the Rowdy dog as he had certain "aggression issues" and he was already pretty frail and old when I came along. But apparently he and my fursister from befure me, Jamaica, were pretty good furiends as pups.
So another pup at the Rainbow runnin' fast and free. Peace to you, dear Rowdy.
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Such sad news. Mommy always gets teary-eyed when she reads such news.
I'm sorry, Pepper. Hugs and licks to your Grampa.
Oh, Ebby, your Mommy is a sensitive, gentle soul. Thanks for Rowdy's rosie!
Thanks fur the kind woofs, Fizzy!
Dis r so sad, Pepper :( I r sendin' wotza wuff tu yur Gwampawents wif my speshul powers ♥
We know how sad your grandpa is and maybe you could go over and give him some loves.
Speed Softly Sweet Rowdy. Its the most beautiful and the hardest gift of Peace to give. Your Grandma and Grandpa gave the greatest of loves and gifts
Sophie, we live far away so we can't go over. But I sent a little donation over to their local SPCA in Rowdy's memory.
Flicka, it is a hard gift to give. I have yet to be blessed with an old dog passing away on their own in the night.
Thanks for your care.
We're so sorry, Pepper.
Run free and well, Rowdy.
Sorry to hear this sad news. Growlmy has nevfur yet laid her own pup to rest, as I am the furry furst one, but she has 4 kitty angels, now.
Even if you nevfur have met a pup, somehow when you hear sad news it does give a certain twinge in your heart.
Hugs to you and your furmily, and esp your Grandpa.
((((((HUGS)))))))) for your Grandparents....
That's sad - big hugs for your grandparents!
so sorry Pepper....hugs to your grandparents!!!
Thanks, everypup, you guys are the best!
So sorry Pepper.. It's always sad to lose a pal :o(
Our thoughts are with you and your family, Jolanda and sonja
Awww sorry to hear that. I hope Rowdy enjoys peaceful days at the rainbow.