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Tuesday, October 27, 2015

Good bye sweet Jeffie






We sadly woke to the news of Jeffie's passing (Run free dear Jeffie), shared by our mutual friend-blogger Carin at Dakota's Den. Sweet, darling Jeffie has passed.

Our heartfelt sympathy is with Sue, her husband, and with Rudy and Rosie, who now go on without much loved Jeffie.


19 comments:

  1. Can't talk, type or think at the moment, but thank you from the bottom of my heart.

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    1. Tears are being shed in more places than just Jeffie's physical home; he had a cyber home in many hearts.

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  2. It is amazing how we connect with one another so quickly through our love of dogs. They are in our prayers.

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    1. Absolutely. I think it is a powerful link to know that someone else has the kind of connection with a canine that one feels with their own companion.

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  3. I could cry right now for each of the great dogs I have lost through the years. Hugs to Jeffie's family

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    1. Yes. I'm sitting here with my dog who is chronically ill reminded yet again that we never know how many moments we will be given.

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  4. I saw the news about sweet Jeffie on Facebook yesterday and my heart broke for Sue, her husband, Rudy and Rosie. And I felt like I had lost my own sweet Callie all over again. I cried myself to sleep and woke up feeling as though I'd never gotten to sleep...just like the first night without Callie.

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    1. I'm sorry for the ongoing pain of your loss. Some dogs seem to leave bigger holes in our lives, don't they.

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  5. We too saw the news about Jeffie on FB. We have been following Sue about Jeffie since he got sick. Our prayers go out to the family.

    I wanted to comment back to you about the comment you left on my blog. There have been some animals that I've had and 'knew' when it was time, but Brut wasn't one of them. You'd ask if I thought Brut didn't want me to have that responsibility and I would say yes, because I was way to close with him and would have never been able to let him go. I went through the same thing with one of my heart cats. I couldn't let go, they couldn't let go because I couldn't let go.

    And I agree striving for the good days among the bad, is kind of where you are at. Not an easy choice, nor one that can be made lightly. I believe it comes with the territory of loving a dog (or any other animal). It is never easy. I'm so sorry your dog is sick. It's the worse feeling in the world. I will add you to my prayers and have 24 paws crossed for you.

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    1. Thank you for the kind words.
      I suppose love in general comes with risks and costs but when we love creatures who have a vastly shorter lifespan than we do, some pain is unavoidable. I remain grateful for all the good moments we've known.

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  6. Isn't it both wonderful and terrible that we can feel such grief over the death of even dogs we've never "met" IRL?

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  7. I think each dog lover cries when someone's pet passes... we feel it. LeeAnna

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    1. Sue welcomes all the positive thoughts I'm sure, that we can send.

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    1. It is. I know Sue appreciates all the positive thoughts sent their way.

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