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11-14-2010 2:37 AM -- By: Jenny Lujan, memorial:   Oban Lujan Memorial
It has been 8 days since I suddenly lost my big boy, my Obie.  The shock has worn off, the tears come with less frequency but the heaviness in my heart seems to be growing bigger.  Kady, my other great dane, has been such a comfort and we seem to be closer than ever.  But I miss Oban every second of every day.  I miss his noises, his soft ears, his sniffs of my face when I am trying to sleep.  I know everyday is supposed to make it  easier. I hope so because my soul is hurting.

11-13-2010 10:20 PM -- By: Carole & son Buster, memorial:   BUSTER Memorial
In a moment, all of our tomorrows disappeared into today. In a moment, all our life's pictures were torn apart, and thrown away. In a moment, my nightmares all came true. I was left behind without you my little doggy. In a moment, with my heart's voice screaming, our future disappeared from view. If for a moment, I could touch your face, hear your voice, the pain erase. If for a moment, I could send away the emptiness, just for a day. If for a moment it simply wasn't true, then in that moment I would say I love you my son. Sadly, there isn't such a moment, not today, and I must learn to live another way...

We get much love and delight from our beloved pets in life, and we grieve deeply for them when they die. Because of the unique enhancement they give to our lives they become a treasured part of us, forever. When a dear pet’s life ends, more dies than just a cherished friend and companion. Since we make them into living symbols of our own innocence and purest feelings, a treasured secret part of each of us also dies. This can be reborn as we slowly pick up our shattered emotional pieces and move on. Our loved ones bless us, just as we do them, and they enrich and prepare us for our moving on in life. The loving memories become a permanent part of who we are and they live on, in our hearts.

~ "You left and forgot to tell my heart how to live without you." Author: unknown ~

11-12-2010 11:08 PM -- By: Sandra,    Pet's name:   Mickey
I lost Mickey almost two days ago. He had a history of cardiac issues - of which I was getting him ultrasounds for - he also had had and been treated for hemobartinella felis (a mycoplasma blood infection) about 8 months ago that had cleared - I came on Thursday to find him listless on the floor, a low heart rate, low temp and pale gums...I rushed him to my work (I am a vet nurse) and took radiographs, bloodwork and got him on O2  - he had to be transferred to emergency - he was severely anemic and we found out he was bleeding internally in his abdomen...I am still waiting for the necopsy report. I work  the field and see this everyday - but this is my baby boy. I feel guilty, sad and angry and cannot eat, sleep or stop crying. I am devestated..he was only two, how do you cope? This is the first pet (my pet - not my families) that I have lost, please help or stop by his post and say some kind words...I miss him so much...

11-11-2010 2:24 PM -- By: Bobby Foster, memorial:   Oscar Foster / Miles Foster Memorial
Thank you so much Critters family for visited and remembering Miles on his 2nd Angelversary. Time has a way of  healing  a broken heart. Memories become  more cherished with each year that passes. The Love those of  you show is more then expected to even a stranger. What I know is things you might of  said or shared brought comfort to me in times I needed it most. Because of  your act of kindness I myself  as I am sure others have  found comfort in your  words .  Because of  you each in a special way have made my day a little brighter, and know I  would of  not been able to do this alone with out your support. Thank you.... One broken heart on the mend finding happiness again and keeping the memeories alive with-in  my heart .

11-10-2010 11:29 PM -- By: Skye, memorial:   Molly Memorial

I wish to extend my deepest appreciation to everyone who stopped by Molly's guestbook on her birthday today (11/10) to offer her such kind and thoughtful birthday wishes.  It meant more than you know.  Thank you so much for honoring the memory of our precious, beloved girl.  May your kindness return to you tenfold!
Best Wishes to All.

11-09-2010 7:54 PM -- By: Nancy, memorial:   Picky Memorial
Its been 2 months. My life has been devastated. I wish I was not here anymore. You were always by my side. You were my light.You were my life. You were my everything. And I want to go Home with you. Nothing is getting better. Its all just getting harder. Please Picky?? I'm so alone



11-09-2010 2:15 PM -- By: caren, memorial:   Gypsy Rose Memorial
To all the special critters i wanted to stop by and wish each and everyone of you a very special happy birthday, as most of you know i do not get on the site as much. An I also wanted to wish all the special angel baby's a very happy angel day and bless each and everyone of ya'll and your families, you all deserve so much to be recognized. And to all our recently babies who have gone to heaven, I'm so sorry for the passing of your loved ones, All the angels and critter baby's are taking care of them till you can see them again in heaven. Bless you all. Gypsy rose and caren

11-05-2010 7:03 PM -- By: Bailey, memorial:   Dart Memorial
Last night we lost Dart our gecko of 7 1/2 years. My daughter is having a hard time. She loved that little guy. Please feel free to stop by his page, i'll be passing your wishes on to my daughter.........RIP with Zoe May at Rainbow Bridge dear Dart until we meet again. 

11-04-2010 1:06 PM -- By: Liza , memorial:   Saltygirl Memorial
It's day three and the pain is still there.  People send condolences, but they really don't understand how much I miss her.

11-03-2010 3:42 PM -- By: Julia, memorial:   Gus Memorial
It's been about 2 weeks now since my sweet baby Gus went to heaven. I miss him everyday and still catch myself calling his name at home. My black lab Juliette still watches the door wondering when you will come back. I tell her you are in heaven with all the other dogs and are safe and happy. This seems to calm her down and she is happy again. Mommy loves you so very much! See you soon...  ♥

10-28-2010 4:56 PM -- By: Bailey, memorial:   Zoe May Memorial
It's been almost 6 months since I lost my best girl. The hurts still the same and missing her is even worse. Not a day goes by that I don't think of my Zoe.

10-28-2010 12:28 AM -- By: jules, memorial:   Butler Memorial
we want to wish everyone a safe and happy halloween and halloween weekend

jules and butler

10-23-2010 1:45 PM -- By: Joe , memorial:   Rocky Diamond Phillips Memorial
They say it gets easier, I still have trouble going through the loss of my belove Rocky. Especially now going into the holiday's. I guess it is because of the holiday's? I don't know but I still miss both my babies.  Here a special present to all of you From Rocky, who are having that difficult time. We pray for you all.

To My Family

I just wanted to let you know that I made it home.
The journey wasn't an easy one, but it didn't take too long.

Everything is so pretty here, so white, so fresh and new
I wish that you could close your eyes and that you could see it too.

Please try not to be sad for me.
Try to understand God is taking care of me...
I'm in the shelter of His hands.

Here there is no sadness, no sorrow, and no pain.
Here there is no crying and I'll never hurt again.

Here it is so peaceful when all the angels sing.
I really have to go for now... I've just got to try my wings

Please feel free to stop by and visit my baby Rocky, he loves all your messages you post to him.

10-21-2010 11:50 AM -- By: Julia, memorial:   Gus Memorial
In just a few hours I will be saying goodbye to my best furry friend. I made the memorial early just to cope with all the sadness and hope it will make it a little easier to accept.  I know that my little Gus will go to heaven and will be welcomed with open arms. Please feel free to stop by and visit my memorial for my gus.

10-21-2010 8:40 AM -- By: dawnmarie, memorial:   Suzie Wong Memorial
Hi to all my Critters Family, today is my angel Suzie Wong's 2 year angelversary. It is a very hard day for me, it took alot for me to come to this site and open her memorial pages up to look at today but I am so happy so many have already visited her memorial.  I love you all and miss my little angel so much. Hugs to you all. Dawn-Marie (Suzie's mommy)

10-20-2010 10:32 AM -- By: Michelle , memorial:   Princess Baby Girl Memorial
 Hello to Sparkle's family on her angel day today. I tried a dozen times to post an entry in her guest book but each time my browser froze. I kept getting a message saying my computer wasn't authorized to play the song on her pages then nothing. Sorry. I do wish you and your family all the best as you think of your beautiful golden girl today.

10-20-2010 2:39 AM -- By: Kent, memorial:   Ginger Memorial
Wishing warm thoughts to those of you who have recently lost a forry, feathered or scaled friend. There are people who care and have or are going through what you're going through and thank you to those who have visited my Ginger's memorial and welcome to anyone who wishes to visit. She is a very social 180 pound puppy.

10-18-2010 11:56 PM -- By: Nancy Kelly, memorial:   Picky Memorial
I lost my precious precious beloved Picky on 9/9/10. I had to send him Home. AFter 15 years together, I had to make the heartbreaking choice of sending him home. Picky was my life. I had become bedbound for the last year of my life, and he was with me every day and through everything. He was my constant companion. Always by my side 24/7. I am in utter agony. I am waiting for life to get better, but its not. And it kills me everytime I think of Picky and his death. I know he is at a golden place of Rainbow bridge, but will someone tell that to my heart? Its shattered into a million peices.

Picky I miss you beyong anything. I love you, Momma

10-10-2010 12:30 PM -- By: Sarah,    Pet's name:   Jasper
It's  been a month since our dear Jasper left us for Rainbow Bridge.  The pain is still very much present as we try to press on with our lives.  I don't think we'll ever get over the loss but I have to remind myself how lucky we were to have him for so long and that he did have a full life.  So many of the critter's family pets have had untimely deaths which breaks my heart when I read about the circumstances.  I pray for everyone who has lost a precious part of their family and give heartfelt hugs to all whom have shared their condolences with me.  Jasper lives on in my heart and soul.

10-09-2010 3:19 PM -- By: caren, memorial:   Gypsy Rose Memorial
To All the special Babies who are celebrating their October Birthdays bless you all on your special day, and too all the Special angel days in october bless you all, Also to all those who have recently passed on the heaven. The furr babies and the angels are with you now and you will always be in the hearts and  memories of your loved ones forever. You are all so precious with all your unconditional love you give us. Love Gypsy rose and Caren. I  stop in at least l month in the forums because i do not want to leave anyone out, as  most of you know i do not get on the computer as much, it is still very hard and i know my rosey is in a better place without pain. Bless you all...................

10-06-2010 6:45 PM -- By: Marlene, memorial:   Sammie Patterson Memorial

Right now you need to cherish the time that you have with your fur baby.  We had that same amount of time with our sweet Sammie.  There will be many, many tears, but the most amazing love will fill your heart.

While it may seem trite, the only thing that works to heal the searing pain is time.  It's been almost 2 years since our little girl passed on to the RB and I still experience moments of heartbreaking sadness. However, I now have moments of pure joy when I think of her.  I've even felt her brush by my leg.

Sharing your feelings here at Critters can really help.  All here have lost their fur babies and know the kind of pain you experience. 

Hold your baby, give him many gentle hugs and tender kisses.  

10-04-2010 6:04 PM -- By: Charles, memorial:   Sammy Memorial

Dear Patricia .. I wanted to respond to your posting on the Forum Section.  Please know that you will always have Critters Family here who truly care.  Know that we are here for you now and always.

Since my kids headed to Rainbow Bridge .. I have met so many amazing and wonderful individuals who truly are my Critters Family and I cherish each and every one of them.

All of us will never forget our kids .. but as time goes by .. it gets a little easier .. but I still shed tears for my kids ... 

Know that I am thinking of you today and always as your journey is beginning.  Sending you hugs always .....  Charles

10-04-2010 6:22 AM -- By: Henry, memorial:   Bailey and Gretchen Bleichert Memorial
Patricia it is not easy and I do not think anyone that really loves their baby will ever totally get over it. I know I have not but spend as much of the time you have with him, and give him as much love as you can. It may hurt more in the beginning as it did for me but I now use all the memories I have to help me and I even smile at times when I think of them. He loves you very much and will never forget you.

10-03-2010 10:03 PM -- By: Laura, memorial:   Bullet Memorial
I wanted to thank everyone for stopping by his page for his birthday yesterday, I had a memorial/birthday party and had many of our friends their 2 legged and 4 legged, everyone had a good time which helped me get through the day, I will put up pictures soon

10-02-2010 12:43 AM -- By: patricia,    Pet's name:   bodover
 New to this. My wonderful dog has been given a very short time to live, maybe 2 weeks. I don't see how I will recover, I hurt so much. I love him so very much. How do you get beyond this horrible feeling? How? Can anyone tell me how you make it through this?

09-29-2010 4:14 PM -- By: Maureen, memorial:   sweep Memorial
Just to let you know that im sorry i dont get on here as much as i should. I want to tell my "critters family" that you are always in my heart and im always thinking of you all. A big thanku for getting me thru the horrible pain of loosing my darling fur babies. Please know I love you all God bless to each and every one of you, with out you i could not have made it this far. Maureen much love and many hugs xx ( Sweep and Williams Mamma )

09-27-2010 2:31 PM -- By: joyce, memorial:   Itty Bitty Dot Com Memorial
To all that have lost a dear pet please let me say how sorry I am for your loss. I recently lost my baby, of 8 precious years, Itty Bitty Dot Com. I always called him "Lil Bit" for short. He was put to rest July 12, 2010. This was the hardest thing I've ever had to do and the worst decision I've ever had to make. I have been trying to put together a memorial on here for him, and I cry so much it's taking forever. Please vist his album . Once again so sorry to each and everyone that has lost a dear baby.

09-21-2010 9:26 AM -- By: dawnmarie, memorial:   Suzie Wong Memorial
Wanted to let my Critters Family know that Suzie Wong's anniversary is today for 1 year and 11 months at rainbow bridge. So today I am missing her more than ever. Next month she will be at rainbow bridge for 2 years. I miss her more and more each day.  I haven't been on here as much as the time draws closer and holidays approach.  I love you all and thank you for always visiting my Suzie Wong's memorial and for all your continued support.  Kisses and hugs!!  DM (Suzie's mommy)


09-20-2010 9:51 PM -- By: Dorothy, memorial:   Baci Memorial
Remembering our dear Baci on his 16 month angelversary.  You are always in our hearts and minds.  It was a privilege having you in our lives for almost 14 years.   We love and miss you and you will always be a very special part of our family.... xoxoxoxoxo  

09-19-2010 2:26 PM -- By: caren, memorial:   Gypsy Rose Memorial
I want to also say as kent has, Being part of the critter family has been so comforting to me and i want to thank all of you for being there for me and you know who you are. You have blessed me with such friendship and compasion. Bless you all so much. I'm sorry i do not check in with ya'll much and I Think about ya'll all the time..............CC and gypsy rose


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