Wednesday, July 29, 2009

Good-bye, Sweet Buddy

Yesterday was another sad day for our family, as we faced what had become inevitable and said good-bye to our dog, Buddy. He came into our lives at the age of 9 months, and left this world at age 13 1/2 years.

Buddy was the best natured, happiest little dog, with a ring-a-ding, always-on tail, flying ears, and eager spirit.

Yesterday, someone said that this is the hardest, worst part of having a pet - saying good-bye. It's true - but even more true is that the pain is well-worth all the years and years of natural laughter, good companionship, unconditional love and pure joy.

Our Como is waiting to play on the other side, Sweet Buddy. We'll miss you.

10 comments:

D said...

It's good that you have Molly to hug now. Buddy looks like he was a reincarnation of my grandma's dog Snooker, only cleaner. Amazing how much love there is in Cocker Spaniels.

Wendy Coyne said...

So sad for you, Buddy looked like a bit of a character, I am sure he had a wonderful life.

Jennifer Rose said...

:( I am so sorry :( nice long life and he looked like a really happy dog

Serena said...

I'm so sorry for your loss, Sue. Buddy was a beautiful boy and those cherished memories will also help to ease the pain as time goes on.

Debra said...

Sue, words can't express how sad I feel that you are going through this again so soon. How is Bekah taking it? I'm glad she had a chance to visit Buddy, not long ago.

BumbleVee said...

Awwww Sue..... sending a hug your way...he has a very sweet face... and I'm betting he did indeed have a special way with things.... just from the look of him...

I'm so happy that you had so many wonderful years together.....

joggerellablog said...

I am so sorry about Buddy, Sue. He had a wonderful life, I'm sure! That sweet little knowing look on his face. You will always treasure your little tan "throw rug!"

Carla said...

Oh, I'm so sorry. It's such a hard thing to go through. Lots of hugs.

MaryO said...

What a sweet, sweet friend..I know he brought a lot of joy to you, as you did to him.

Norma Soulet (AZArtist) said...

Hi Sue,

I just got back from vacation and read about your dear Buddy's passing. :(
I am so sorry. It is so hard to lose our pet's. :(

Sending healing hugs!