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Offline Rose

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My Pinky's gone.......
« on: April 06, 2003, 05:29:20 AM »
She died in my arms a few minutes ago from respiratory failure.  I had been cuddling her because I knew our time left was limited.  The last minute or so was hard, as she gasped for breath, but now she's at peace.  I didn't want her to suffer, but I'll sure miss her.

  For a dainty little old PEW, she was sure a FIGHTER.  She survived a tumor operation a few months ago despite her respiratory problems.  She had basically been on meds continuously since last summer.  

I sometimes felt that she was hanging on just for me, as she was my last ratty.  Tonight I told her that her friends (she outlived the last one by 4 and half months) were waiting for her, and a few hours later she went.
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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #1 on: April 06, 2003, 05:35:57 AM »
Oh Rose, I'm so very sorry.    :'(  I'm sure it was comforting to her that you were right there with her.  Stay strong and know that you are in our thoughts.  

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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #2 on: April 06, 2003, 06:05:06 AM »
Thanks for your good thoughts.  Sniff.
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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #3 on: April 06, 2003, 06:11:35 AM »
I'm so sorry about your loss. I'm giving an old girl nursing care right now, and I fear that I may lose her soon. It sounds like you've been giving your girl lots of extra care, too...I know how hard that can be. I'm sure your girl really appreciated what you've done for her, and knew that you loved her dearly. (((hugs)))

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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #4 on: April 06, 2003, 10:27:41 AM »
I'm so sorry Rose that Pinky has gone :(
She's breathing easy now and died the best way possible, in the arms of her human who loved her so very much.

Thinking of you

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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #5 on: April 06, 2003, 11:44:13 AM »
She'll live forever in your heart....

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« Reply #6 on: April 06, 2003, 11:48:11 AM »
I am so sorry for your loss  :'(

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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #7 on: April 06, 2003, 11:53:46 AM »
I'm sorry.  *hugs*  I'm glad you could be there to hold her until the end, though.

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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #8 on: April 06, 2003, 11:57:08 AM »
   I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it can be to loss a fighter, Sugar was that way :'(.
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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #9 on: April 06, 2003, 12:20:36 PM »
Rose, i am very sorry for your loss, it's just so hard to watch them go. Im sure she was feeling secure and much love when she left and is smiling at you from the bridge.
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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #10 on: April 06, 2003, 12:26:00 PM »
I'm sorry to hear that Rose.  Take comfort in knowing she left you feeling as loved as can be.


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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #11 on: April 06, 2003, 12:55:53 PM »
I'm so sorry Rose. At least she went to the bridge bathed in your love.

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Re:My Pinky's gone.......
« Reply #12 on: April 06, 2003, 06:04:21 PM »
Aw, I'm so sorry.
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