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01-01-2009 5:54 PM -- By: , memorial:   Gracie Memorial
Tommarow , Janurary 2nd will be two months since Gracie had gotten her wings. We all miss her very much. She will be remember and always in our hearts.

01-01-2009 3:34 PM -- By: Brenda, memorial:   BUSTER Memorial
To all the special friends iv made on critters, i wish you all the love and happiness for 2009, and for us all to be there for each other in our low times. You have all been a great comfort to me and i will always hold that friendship close to me,

Happy New Year to all, and a special thank you to MARC AND SHARON,

01-01-2009 3:09 PM -- By: Scott and Cathy DeBlois, memorial:   Doogie Memorial
To all of those who lost friends this past year...may 2009 bring you peace and comfort.

It has been a little over a year since we lost our dear friend Doogie. We still miss him terribly however we now refect on the good times and remember mostly  his quirky nature and things he did to amuse us. We have put the all the bad memories aside and they only sneak back in occassionally.

For those of you who have had a recent loss, I promise you it gets better with time. It is never easy but it does get better. At first it is a crushing pain and feels you may never get over it, but you will...Over time the good memories start to dominate the recent bad ones and begin to squeeze them out of your everyday thoughts.  They will always be in your thoughts, but try and remember all the love and good times they gave to you. Doogies Mom, Dad, and "sister Maxiluna".

01-01-2009 11:06 AM -- By: Christy always Gretas momand Dustys Advocate forev, memorial:   Greta Abigail Memorial
Midnight Blessings at the Bridge

Twas the stroke of Midnight and all through Rainbow bridge,

Not a single fur child sleeping for  there were many hugs and good tidings to give. The squeals of laughter could be heard from miles around, then suddenly a hush fell over the town.

It was the voice of an angel, truly it was, as he stepped forward and said "Thank you God for I am not hungry every night when I go to bed."

Then Simon stepped forward and proceeded to say, "Thank you Lord Jesus I got my present on Christmas Day!" Kit-cat came just in time for Christmas of course.

Just then Little Inky and Willow chimed in at the same time "and Thank you so much Dusty we love you for being our very own Dusty horse!"

Each child gazed at each other with love filled eyes, "Thank you mostly for the love of our parents and the friends by our sides." Happy New Year!!!!!! Love, Christy, Greta, Dusty, Angel, and Hammy Sagar!!!!

01-01-2009 9:44 AM -- By: Suzie Bragan, memorial:   KETO BOY Memorial
Happy New Year to all the families of critters. I am unable to celebrate the new year but I celebrate having the love of my angel baby and thank him for choosing me to be his moma.

01-01-2009 2:12 AM -- By: Joy, memorial:   Angel Memorial
Wishes to my Critters family for a happy, healthy 2009!!  We finished our last renovation today so  hopefully I will be back on a more regular basis with all the dear friends I made and to start greeting all the "newbies"...we've all been there and it is nice to have others reach out at such an overwhelming time.  Thanks to definitely are THE BEST.  HAPPY NEW YEAR....xoxo Joy, Angel, Taffy & Patches :)

01-01-2009 2:03 AM -- By: dawnmarie, memorial:   Suzie Wong Memorial
Stopped by to wish everyone here at Critters family a Wonderful Happy And Healthy New Year 2009! The holidays were so hard for me without my little Suzie with me but I thank GOD for people on here I have come to know as my friends and my support. I am thankful for you all and for this site. I would not have made it without you as my support and I want to thank you all so much.

Suzie Wong, Happy New Year my little Angel and to all of our little fur babies at Rainbow bridge.

Dawn-Marie(Suzie's mommy)

01-01-2009 12:25 AM -- By: Shabba and mommy, Carole, memorial:   Shabba Lou Turner Memorial
Happy New Year our dear Critters family! We are thankful every day that we have a place to come where we can "let our feelings truly show", and not be judged. The impact our companions have on our lives...even something so special it's hard to describe in words. We've bonded here and supported each other from all over the world. We appreciate you!

Thank you Marc and Sharon for providing us such a lovely place where we are able to seek support from people who truly understand our grief, to share our stories and keep our angel's memories alive.  May every one of you have a blessed and prosperous new year!!!

01-01-2009 12:06 AM -- By: Ebony and mommy Carole, memorial:   Ebony Turner Memorial
Happy New Year to all our Critters family. We've all met through losing our loved ones, and although that is so very heart-breaking...I am thankful I've come to know people like you who have such love and honor for their pets, and who truly understand the level of grief we experince when we say goodbye to our precious angels. I could not have made it this far without all of you. We couldn't be more proud to call you our friends. Luv, Ebony and family.

12-31-2008 9:56 PM -- By: Carol, memorial:   Lady Memorial
On behalf of my  departed Lady, I would like to wish everyone a very Happy New Year to you and your departed love ones, and to the families that are left beind. May you all be blessed in everything you do in the coming year to come. Love, Carol Anne

12-31-2008 9:51 PM -- By: Bobby Foster, memorial:   Oscar Memorial
HAPPY NEW YEAR TO MY CRITTERS FAMILY!  As we all enter into a new year, may  peace be found in all of us  who share a special loss of our beloved pet. I have been grateful for you who have helped me through my  hard days as each and everyone of us have had. I shed some tears today as I was thinking of my  boys and missing them but that's ok. The  memories of them live fresh and strong with in my heart! 

So wishing each of you a better year ahead, wishing you happiness and each a peaceful heart. 


12-31-2008 7:02 PM -- By: Karen Tomczak, memorial:   Rameses Memorial
HAPPY NEW YEAR. Thank you all for all your help , I do not know what I would do without my critter family, love, hugs. Karen

12-31-2008 7:01 PM -- By: Tracie Lil Joe, memorial:   Lil Joe Memorial
Happy New Year to all the Wonderful friends here on Critters.. Thinking of you all during the Holidays. Hugs Tracie and Lil Joe..

12-31-2008 4:45 PM -- By: Stacy, Minnie, memorial:   Minnie Memorial
Happy New Year to my critters family. You have all helped me so so much to get through this terrible time without my precious girl and I am forever thankful to all of you!  Please celebrate tonight and be safe!Stacy

P.S. For those of you who have asked how my kitten Stimpy is doing, last week he stopped eating while he was still on his last rounds of meds, so the vet pulled him off of them.  This Friday, he may have to spend the entire day at the vet's office so they can check his urine to see how he is doing.  We are hopeful that he had taken enough meds to cure his bacterial infection, but we won't know for sure until he is checked.  Please keep good thoughs for us!

12-31-2008 3:34 PM -- By: June, memorial:   Obsidian Memorial
HAPPY NEW YEAR to all my friends at Critters, and especially to our Babies at the Bridge. It's been snowing all day here in MA. But I think it's white confetti, that means our Fur-Kids are having one heck of a New Years Eve bash. Thanks to everyone for helping me through this year it's been a tough one.

12-31-2008 3:17 PM -- By: Luna, memorial:   Luna Memorial

As each little angel greets the day, they sit and relax, take in a spa day and get dressed for their party, the biggest one’s they’ve seen this year! Hip Hip Hooray, it’s almost A New Years! … And do you know what that brings, one more year to dream …  


… all the little angels dressed up in their formal wear, the girls in pretty ivory satin dressed with scoop necklines draped with a strand of pearls, the boys dressed in tuxedo’s and satin top hats …  they head to the main  parlor through the garden  towards the formal dining room where their dining experience awaits them.  Bobo, Christian, Blossom, Dollie, Luna and Happy take center stage and bow gracefully as the hostesses begin to serve the appetizers. Each guest is escorted to their tables dressed with crystal stem wear, napkins sit on top of their plates and  a candle opera grace the center of each table surrounded by little tea lights that sparkle and shine, as servers fill their grasses with bubbly and take their orders, the dance floor lightly lit and each child gladly takes the hand of a special little lady and glides them across the floor, the music is playing and the their little hearts beat as one, you can feel it inside as you watch them glide across the floor, hand in hand, toe to toe, a few kisses exchanged, and bashful eyes sparkle by the moons light-beams flickering light. They kick up their heals and send their grown cascading in a free flowing motion as they flutter and spin across the dance floor. The dimmed alights grew brighter and each child returned to their seats. The servers carried out trays filled with T-bone steaks, mash potatoes with lots of butter and sour cream, there was salmon, tuna steak or white fish for our feline friends, and choice of lamb chops or chicken breast, but no matter they were all seared or sizzled to perfection.

In the center of the dining hall stood a huge crystal ball, it  descended in the center of the room shining ever so brightly white dinner is being served, then after it flew up high to the ceiling and it’s light cascaded around the room setting a somewhat romantic mood. As the day grew on a few walked to the patio, the garden, the beach or the lounge,  they laughed and told stories, even hummed a few tunes, as each one walked up the path they could hear the sounds from the musicians who were playing by the beach … The decorations were beautiful, so elegant and refined, each child felt special not just by the clothes they wore, but by the company they shared, they have more than they could have ever asked for … the music they heard lingered in their minds as they walked the star-studded path hand in hand.


They returned to the main dining hall and all were amazed … right in the center was a light glowing brighter than they have ever seen before, as they all gather around it grew brighter than ever before, as they looked up it lifted to the heavens, the light cascading through the sky for the whole world to see .. they sparkled like rainbows bouncing off stars, the light was light fireworks but better by far, for this was not created by man nor machine, it’s the love our children hold inside that shines so bright, it shines by day although we can not always see but I can feel their warmth inside of me, and by night and the close of a day, brings us one step closer to where our heart resides, next to our children, our love of our live … Each child runs and dances at the clock strokes Midnight, lots of kisses and hugs and noise makers of all kinds, glowing sticks flashing as they wave them to the air, it send out sparkles that seem to float in the air, it’s magic you see and it all because of you, you gave them your love … they will always love you.


They tilt their glass and lend a shout … HAPPY NEW YEAR!!! As they kiss and hugs that simple gesture sent that rainbow soaring to new heights, up, up,  over the rainbow” where only angels fly … caught amongst the wings of angels,  in the hearts of all who love you,  they dance and they sing, spinning and twirling to the wee hours of the day … as they walked along the beach they looked up and wished upon a star, and they said we’ve in heaven, but it won’t be home till you’re here and join us … in the whisper of the winds you could hear each one say, “we love you”  as they sent us kisses spiraling our way … not just to the parents but friends and those they have come to know … with a loud roar they scream … HAPPY NEW YEAR TO ALL! We love you, night-night!


Luna closed her eyes … and says, “I love you; each one of you from the bottom of my heart, now we are happy and whole and one day you will be too! Luna looks to the water and send all the parents a wish, “the love that grows inside each one of us … also grows in you”. All the little angels gather around and send off lots of little kisses  and warm heartfelt wishes …  all our love now and always … from your little angels above, we love you always, forever in our hearts. As each child climbs in to bed the stars rise above, forever and always … you’ll be a part of us.   Luna & her mom Nadine

12-31-2008 2:25 PM -- By: Sheba, memorial:   Sheba Memorial
We'd like to wish our critters friends a very happy, safe, and healthy new year. We love you! Wicki and Sheba

12-31-2008 1:09 PM -- By: Jeanne, memorial:   Holly Memorial
Happy New Year to all the wonderful people the helped pick me up after my loss of my beautiful Holly. You were all there for me when nobody understood my pain. God Bless! Love, Jeanne 

12-31-2008 10:27 AM -- By: Lauvern, memorial:   Luke Memorial
I want to wish all my friends here at Critters a VERY HAPPY NEW YEAR. I know it would be alot happier with our fur babies by our side,but we know that they are all healthy and free of all the earthly elements and are well looked after by the angels. We will see them again one day.Thats what keeps me going.  All the Best in 2009 to you all. Hugs

12-29-2008 2:01 PM -- By: An angel,    Pet's name:   There are so many

We who choose to surround ourselves with lives even more temporary than our own, live within a fragile circle; easily and often breached. Unable to accept its awful gaps, we would still live no other way.
We cherish memory as the only certain immortality, never fully understanding the neccesary plan....

--- Irving Townsend ---

Maria, Gracie is having a grand time with all her new friends at The Bridge. They are all whole again, and running free in wonderful meadows and warm sunshine. Although we know they are free of illness and pain, we miss them and hurt no less, as we face our life without them. My heart aches for you and with you, as you hold dear Gracie's memories so deep in your heart. I am with you my friend.

12-28-2008 8:52 PM -- By: , memorial:   Gracie Memorial
Gracie on Janurary 2,nd is going to be two months with out you. I miss you so much Girl I really do. I hope you are having fun at rainbow bridge.  I miss you girl

12-28-2008 12:46 AM -- By: Michele - Ginger, memorial:   Ginger Memorial
Hi Everyone...just wanted to let you all know that I finally posted a couple of pictures of Macy.  We have had a rough start.  Macy got sick in the early morning hours Monday.  I called the vet at 5:30 am, and he had me bring her in.  She had to spend the night away from us...she had coccidiosis, and being only 1 1/2 lbs, and vomiting, the vet did not want to take any chances.  But on Tuesday morning, I was able to pick her up, and she is doing fine.  She had 2 guardian angels watching over her...Ginger, and Patty.  As soon as I take a few more pics of her, I will post them.  She just doesn't stay still long enough to take pictures...unless she is sleeping. I hope everyone had a Merry Christmas, and looking forward to the New Year! Love, Michele

12-27-2008 11:42 PM -- By: Carol, memorial:   Lady Memorial

I wish all of you a good year and continue to remember always the love that are pets showed to us. I know that they are all well and happy at Rainbow Bridge, not in pain anymore, running around and having fun and meeting all their new friends.

On behalf of my mom and I, I wish to thank all of you who have visited Lady's memorial and for your kind words.  She was the  love of her mommy's life.  I always tell people I am a better person because of what she showed me and taught me throughout our 17 years together.

Our beautiful  pets are always in our hearts and in our soul.  Without a doubt, they are all watching over us.   Lots of love, peace, and happiness to everyone now and always and in the years to come.

Love, Carol Anne and Grandmom, and a special welcome home to Miss Roxy who was reunited with her Mom, Andrea in time for the holidays.

12-26-2008 2:29 AM -- By: AunteeMz , memorial:   Cinderella and ToTo Memorial
Stopping in to wish my Critters family a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.  I see  postings from many dear friends here, that helped me through those dark days.  Like my girls, you are not forgotten and are in my thoughts and prayers.  To those newly here, my heart goes out to you for your loss.  But you couldn't have come to a better place then Critters to grieve.  Peace and Love

12-25-2008 2:58 PM -- By: Richard, memorial:   Dollie Gurl Memorial
Dollie and I  want to wish each and every one of you a very Merry Christmas and a new year filled with love, happiness, togetherness and hope.  We've been so blessed by all of the folks that have dropped by and left us such sweet and kind notes that we've not been able to respond to. I'm having major back surgery on the 20th of January and to just sit and type is a major ordeal for us. We used to not miss visiting each and evey new baby everyday. Now about all I can do is to spend a little time with my baby gurl each night. I'm not telling all of this for pity because I know that The Lord is going to take care of me as He always has. It's simply to say that we miss and love each love you all like family and we'll back soon to pay our respect and offer our support very soon. Thank you all again for not fogetting us as we certainly haven't you. May God bless you all with His very, very best. Sincerely and from our heart's, Dollie and her daddy..;)

12-25-2008 2:19 PM -- By: Joe/Efren and Rocky, memorial:   Rocco Diamond Phillips Memorial
I would like to wish everyone here and there beloved pets that have cone to Rainbow's Bridge. A very Merry Christmas and a happy New Year.

To all  our beloved little and big friends here at we all miss you and love with all our hearts, and you will always be miss. But we get a gift from each of you. The unconditional love you gave us and still give us. Dear lord keep these little angels by your side until the day we reunite with them at the bridge of many colors and they take us home crossing Rainbow's Bridge. God bless every one. Lots of love from Joe and Efren and Rocky Thanks to all the people who have signed Rocco's guest book you all have a been such support during this hard time. You are all friends to us and we pray everyday that you get the strenght and understanding here. Merry Christmas and a Happy New years to all.  The candle below is for are beloved pets at Rainbow's bridge. Please sign Rocco's guest book and read "the Dog's prayer" it  goes for all types of pets.  My Rocco send lots of love to all his friends here ( one big lick on the face would be his love to you

12-25-2008 12:30 PM -- By: Tracie Lil Joe's Mommy, memorial:   Lil Joe Memorial
I just wanted to send out to all the Wonderful Friends here on Critters A Warm Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year. I know for me this is a hard holiday missing my baby , so I know all of you feel the same about your babies. Remember the wonderful times you spent together and just maybe you might smile a bit today. I want you all to know that I'm thinking of you all... Tracie

12-25-2008 11:21 AM -- By: Charles, memorial:   Sammy Memorial
To My Critters Family ... I hope all of you are having a Merry Christmas .. and soon .. a Great New Year 2009.  Today .. I am missing my son Sammy so much .. as he was my saviour through Christmas ... it was only HE and ME .... and how I miss him snuggling with me ... BUT ... his baby sister Cupcake is keeping me company this Christmas .. as is baby brother Bob Macaroni ..  though there will NEVER be another Sammy ...

Thanks to every single one of you who has stopped and visited Sammy's memorial and for your kind words.  I want each of you to know that .. I consider each of you .. family ... Thank You and continue to stop by my son Sammy's memorial .....  I Love hearing from you ..... and Sammy does too ....

12-25-2008 7:11 AM -- By: Amber, memorial:   Nvwati and Yukon Jack Memorial
To our critters family, Mkwaa and I would like to stop by today to wish each of you a Merry Christmas. We will be thinking of you today.

12-24-2008 11:44 PM -- By: Gracie Family,    Pet's name:   
Thank you to whom sponsered Gracies memorial it is the best gift i gotten. Thanks so Much.


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