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06-29-2010 3:39 PM -- By: pat and fayeroe and tippy,    Pet's name:   fayeroe and tippy
I want to apologize for not being here. I'm in the 3rd week of a terrible strain of flu. The headaches alone are enough to kill me. I'm so tired of being sick.

I made my mind up that I would sit at the computer today long enough to write to my Critter's family and let you know that I'm holed up in my bedroom feeling sorry for myself.

I'll be back as soon as I can sit here for longer than 10 minutes.

xoxo to everyone and every fur-covered baby.


06-26-2010 2:57 PM -- By: Sally, memorial:   Chance Memorial
It's been a little over 2 months and I can't believe how clean my floors stay.  Don't have to run the sweeper or mop as often, but I hate to admit that I would gladly do it again.  I miss everything, all of it.  The hectic feeding time with 3 hungry dogs at one time.  The sweeping up dog hair daily along with the brushing.  Lugging large bags of dog food from the trunk of the car.  The expensive vet bills.  But most of all, the happy tail wagging when I arrive home.  I find myself watching YouTube videos of other German Shepherds running and playing.  I have been searching ads and web sites hoping to find one who looks like Chance.  I miss him so much  and I am so ready to hold another like him in my arms and give a good home to.  I know there is one out there and I know it will be accepted by Chance.  I think he will see to it that another finds us someday soon.

06-24-2010 11:26 AM -- By: Kelly, memorial:   Jed Memorial

Gina, Skye, Deb, and Laura,

I came here today to visit each of you-I started out going to Saada's Memorial and starting reading about Jessica and Brutus-Beautiful Babies! Then the tears started and I decided I would visit at a later time. I wanted to thank you all for your thoughts, prayers, and support. I am doing ok-it has been hard but I know that they are with Jed and he so loved Sissy. My daughter is getting married on Saturday so I have been able to keep  busy and I want this to be an unforgettable day for her. I will visit each of you soon-until then my friends I send you Hugs and Much Love, Kelly

06-23-2010 11:11 AM -- By: Kent, Ginger's Dad, memorial:   Ginger Memorial
Thank you to everyone that visited and left such kind words for my big baby Ginger and thank you all for the Happy Father's Day's on this forum and a great big belated Happy Father's Day to you all also.

Kent & Ginger

06-20-2010 2:14 PM -- By: jules, memorial:   Butler Memorial
happy father's day to all dad's at critters.

jules and butler

06-20-2010 9:04 AM -- By: Corrie, memorial:   Max Memorial
Happy Father's Day to all the daddys on Critters


Dear Daddy

When I was with you, we always had such fun,

You’d make me feel that I was your special one!

I could always tell by the kindness in your smile,

You could recall how things look through the eyes of a child.

If I really needed a hug or two,

I knew that I could always depend on you.

Cuz giving hugs is what Daddys do best,

And you always did it better than all the rest!

Here is a secret, and it is so true-

Daddy, my heart will always belong to you!

                               Love Forever, your Furbaby

06-18-2010 10:41 PM -- By: glenise, memorial:   Daisy~Mae Memorial
Wishing all the pet daddies a wonderful Father's Day this weekend!!    sincerely, glenise & daisy

06-18-2010 8:47 PM -- By: Lauvern, memorial:   Luke Memorial
Wishing all the Dad's a HAPPY FATHER"S DAY on Sunday.


06-18-2010 8:00 PM -- By: Denise , memorial:   Caliya Keaveny Memorial


06-18-2010 10:42 AM -- By: Tim, memorial:   Annie Girl Memorial

I saw Annie Girl last night, I was walking down Wilton Drive by my house and from the corner of the Dairy Queen Annie came running up to me, I fell on my knees and started to kiss and hug her so much, I went to the window and ordered a Vanilla in a cup and she loved it, I remember saying to her where have you been I was so worried about you, and she just sat down and put her paw up for me to shake, that were it became very strange , I picked her up and carried her home and did not want anyone to see her, we came in the house and I closed all the windows blinds , I was afraid  if someone saw her they would take her away. It seem as if hours had passed just holding her and kissing her on her little head,I knew that I did not want to open my eyes for it would go away so I held on to her as long as I could, then my eyes opened and I was hugging my pillow and I swear a paw print was on it. Today is a hard day for me for I miss her as much today as I did on April 8 the worst day of my life.
It’s good to share with friends

06-18-2010 7:16 AM -- By: Laura, memorial:   Dale Memorial
I am making an emergency trip out of town for the weekend so dropping off an early wish to all the dads out there for a perfect Father's Day and a wonderful weekend!

06-16-2010 4:42 PM -- By: Cathy, memorial:   Peanut Neeley Memorial
I appologize to everyone for not writing Peanut's story. Please bare with me. I will eventually. I would like to thank each and everyone for your love and support. It really means alot. I finally did pick out a song  for him. I hope everyone enjoys it. (I know Peanut will) Our hearts are breaking. Peanut was my life.

06-15-2010 9:16 PM -- By: Leigh, memorial:   Little Bit and Raven Memorial
My freinds,  We lost Raven yesterday , Monday, the 14th.  .  I have placed on along side with Raven here and in a few days I will somehow collect myself and  tell you her story.  She was taken from us by  a cancerous kidney tumor.   It was fast.   I am also taken aback for the fact we lost our Little Bits on Jan 14, ( 2 years ago) and now we lost our sweet baby Raven June 14th, 2010.   Please please visit often and help us thru this as you did for our first loss and I dont want to think of my poor Raven not thought of as much as Little Bitty, I know you understand.  Those of you who know us ,know the tough times we have been thru lately , I pray this is the end as I cant take anymore.  The little bit of my heart left after Little bits left is now departed with Raven and I am so very very empty without her.  I love you all.


06-15-2010 1:45 PM -- By: joyce brown,    Pet's name:   sadie n tootsie
Thanks for all your thought and prayers. This has been a bad year for us. My husband of 53 had a severe stroke he is some better but paralized on  his left side. We lost his mother , we lost Tootsie ,Bingo our cat and Sadie. Pray for us ....................Thanks so much. Joyce

06-14-2010 9:15 PM -- By: Jeanne, memorial:   Holly Memorial
Thank you sooooo much for all Holly's birthday wishes! It means so much to me. My heart still aches after 3 years. But I'm doing the best I can to get through this day. Thanks again!

06-14-2010 11:30 AM -- By: Sally, memorial:   Chance Memorial

Father's Day will be this Sunday, the 20th.  It will fall on the 2 month Angel Day for my boy Chance.  My husband and I have no children and I would give him a card "from his boys".  Now that may sound silly to some, but to us it was a sweet jesture. 

We were returning home the other night in the middle of a terrific storm.  The lightening was steady and close.  Chance was always so fearful of storms and would become so aggitated.  We always would check weather reports before leaving the house and if storms were in the forecast, we would leave him in the laundry room.  That was his "storm shelter"  and he seemed to be calm in there with no windows.  Driving through the storm Saturday night, my husband commented that at least Chance couldn't hear this one.  I think he could, but now he knows he is safe from any harm.  That, my dear Critter friends, is why it's so hard for us to let go and trust the care of our sweet pets to someone else, even God.  I just have to know that he is ok and know in my heart that his spirit is with us still.  I love my 2 other fur babies and they love me.  Their antics keep me going and cheer me everyday.  I don't know how I would have managed this without them.  Having them and has been my outlet and I am so grateful for all of you here.

06-12-2010 3:20 AM -- By: caren, memorial:   Gypsy Rose Memorial
I forgot to add on my last message that for all the sweet babies that have passed on since june lst i want to say bless you to all the babies and thier families and you will be in our prayers.

06-10-2010 4:29 PM -- By: Kelly, memorial:   Pearl Ann Memorial
Hi Critter Friends, It's been just over 5 weeks since my Pearl Ann was taken from me. Each day does get a bit better, but I still cry myself to sleep at night. I can't close my eyes because all I see is her on the side of the road after I came over the hill. I still have her hair on the dashboard in my car and in her seat in my Durango. I can't let myself clean it. Her picture is still in front of me in my car, and her memorial is still set up in our livingroom. I miss my girl more than ever. Sitting at my desk here, I just wish I could touch her with my feet to rub her back, she was always sleeping under my desk here at work. I smell her collar and it still smells like her. Besides pictures that's all I have of her. I miss you dearly Pearly Girl, more than ever. x0x0x0x0x Mama

06-10-2010 12:29 PM -- By: Charles, memorial:   Sammy Memorial

My Dearest Critters Family ... I just wanted to Thank You those of you who remembered my little boy Bob M a/k/a Bob Macaroni's First-Year Angelversary.  Needless to say, yesterday was a sad day as Bob M is surely missed by me .. but sorely missed by Cupcake .. who .. as you know, grew up for 11 months with Bob M.  They were the Best friends ever until Bob's passing.

Each of your kind words and thoughts are truly appreciated by me and I know by my girl Cupcake.  I do know that Bob's little spirit is with us ... I just know it ... and I won't go into detail why .. but I know.

Thanks again .. and always know that each of you is so cherished by me.     Charles

06-10-2010 12:17 PM -- By: From Dogster,    Pet's name:   
Even though the industry is changing, arsenic-treated wood is still frequently sold for use in decking and outdoor flooring materials. You'll know it by the yellowish tint of the wood.

It is not advisable to feed your dog foods such as ice cubes, snacks or bones that he can eat directly off the treated wood. If you have such outdoor flooring, let your dog eat his burger on th grass.

06-09-2010 2:22 PM -- By: Tim, memorial:   Annie Girl Memorial
It has been 3 months today that my annie Girl left me and everytime i think I am doing better, the flow of tears start, I miss her so much and I thank everyone who has been so kind to me, even though I don't know most of you I feel so much better with all of your support. The pain is so large but the memories make up for it, i find myself talking to her every day as if she was still there Humm i guess she is ...  

06-08-2010 8:08 PM -- By: caren, memorial:   Gypsy Rose Memorial
Happy Birthday to all the June babies that i missed, i'm not getting on everyday so i do not want to leave anyone out. Bless you all. Also to all the angel days in June, Bless each and everyone of you. Gypsy rose..........

06-08-2010 4:22 PM -- By: Tim, memorial:   Pinecone Cupp Memorial
It has been 3 months today that my annie Girl left me and everytime i think I am doing better, the flow of tears start, I miss her so much and I thank everyone who has been so kind to me, even though I don't know most of you I feel so much better with all of your support. The pain is so large but the memories make up for it, i find myself talking to her every day as if she was still there Humm i guess she is ...  

06-08-2010 1:19 PM -- By: Rebecca , memorial:   Whisk Memorial
Critters has helped me alot so far, and I am extremely thankful that I found this site. Since my Whisk went to sleep, I have not felt like doing anyrhing.  I do not even feel like going to work, but unfortunately that I must do.  I don't feel like reading or sewing or doing things that made me happy.  I don't even feel like emails and internet.  But critters has given me the will to start again.  As sad and as difficult as it is for me, I visit Whisk's memorial everyday.  And I make sure to visit Birthdays and Angelversity too, to pay my respects to others like me.  My heart is still empty, but I am trying. 

Thank you to everyone who has sent me kind, loving words of support.  And thank you  I love you Whisk - you will NEVER be forgotten!

Love & Prayers

Rebecca & Whisk

06-06-2010 9:55 AM -- By: Jon, memorial:   Circe (Kitty) Memorial

As the one year mark has passed since my Circe crossed over, I've decided to do what I've been thinking about doing for some time now, and that is to make her memorial a private special place just for the two of us. I thank you all from the bottom of my heart for your kindness and support during the past year, the most difficult time of my life. You all are truly wonderful and I wish the very best for each and every one of you.

06-06-2010 5:18 AM -- By: Lu, memorial:   Kiddy Zhang Memorial
I'm also happy to find Since Kiddy passed on unexpectedly in the early morning of May 18, most of my activities have been writing "Letters to Kiddy" to cope with the deep loss. I didn't know any online pet memorials site, so I posted my letters on my professional Web site. I was ridiculed and even attacked for writing the letters at an anonymous site. Saying goodbye to a 12-year daddy-daughter relationship with unconditional love has been extremely difficult. I'm happy to find this community. My Kiddy is playing happily with all of your fur-babies in the Bridge now...

06-05-2010 10:50 PM -- By: db,    Pet's name:   Bigfoot
I lost my Bigfoot tonight. The home is so empty without her. She gave me joy beyond imagination.

06-05-2010 6:20 PM -- By: Tim, memorial:   Annie Girl Memorial
I am so happy to find this site, I am truly loss without my Annie Girl, life is not the same without her, so was my partner for 13 years and I miss her so much, when does the hurt go away.

06-05-2010 6:44 AM -- By: Mychael, memorial:   Hunny Memorial
I had another dream about Hunny last night!!! :)

06-04-2010 9:40 PM -- By: Leigh, memorial:   Little Bit Memorial
To all my freinds and family here,  As you all know, I have had a really tough time with the loss of my baby girl Little Bits, and since her passing, we have been through more rough times, more so than normal.  With the murder of our nephew and other tragedys.  Today I have another hardship to endure.  When we lost our sweet Little Bitty, we  were always comforted with her little sister, Raven.   After many trips to our vet, tests and treatment attempts, we were told we are going to lose our sweet little Raven now.  Its only been a hair over 2 years since we lost Little Bit and with Raven , we have had a little baby in our lives for 20 plus years.  My Raven has a large nasty tumor that is not treatable with surgury  on her left kidney.  During our  treatment plan, instead of the tumor reducing in size, it almost doubled in a weeks time in size.  Raven is like Little Bitty, a toy poodle and only weighs 8 pounds.  The tumor today is the size of a grapefruit.   This will not take a long time.  It will be soon.   I have decisions to make again, I dont want to do this again!  

I love each and every one of you and your sweet furbabies, I  wanted to let  you know what is going on.  My life has turned upside down since Little Bits departure.  Will it ever end.  Now I have to find some strength somewhere and do it all over again.  God the pain. 

Bless each of you and your babies!
Leigh  Mommy of Little Bit and Raven


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