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Fred going to rainbow bridge today

Discussion in 'The Safe Harbor' started by korinalacount, Feb 21, 2009.

  1. my beloved basset hound,he hasnt eaten for almost 3 days and yesterday and today wont even drink,hes almost 14,been slowly shutting down,called vet and they are going to put him down today at 1 pm. I told John I cant keep doing this,we lost Lady last July,now my Freddly De Mister,I am going to enjoy the last few hours I have with him and cuddle him close,he was a good friend and the best of doggies to me and John. Just needed to share,Thanks!
  2. popcorn

    popcorn Guest

    I am so sorry but you are being kind to Fred.

  3. KathyC

    KathyC Guest

    So very sorry. It is so difficult losing our furbabies but you know they depend on us to do the right thing & as much as it hurts, it is the right thing to do.
  4. ShipMaven

    ShipMaven Guest

    Korina - I'm so very sorry. My heartfelt condolences. I know my Topaz will be there to greet Fred as he crosses over Rainbow Bridge.
  5. TexasSue

    TexasSue Guest

    So sorry but it's for his best and know that you are doing what needs to be done for him. Having lost 2 since December I feel for you. Hugs and prayers your way
  6. Karry

    Karry Guest

    Korina, I am so very sorry....=hug =hug
  7. kpopperwell

    kpopperwell Guest

    So sorry to hear about Fred. Take comfort that he will no longer be suffering and will be meeting a lot of friends as he crosses over the Rainbow Bridge.
  8. Charles

    Charles Guest

    I'm sorry Korina.

  9. Rubysky

    Rubysky Guest


    Hugs. I'm so sorry to hear about Fred.
  10. GloBug

    GloBug Guest

    My heart is saddened to hear about Fred. Please find joy in the 14 years you had with him. The circle of life is never easy, bringing much pain with it. But the joy we share during the lifetime of our furbabies is worth so much more than the pain we feel at the end of their lifetime.
  11. JacquieP

    JacquieP Guest

    I'm so sorry to hear of your loss of Freddy. Moose and Smokey met him as he crossed the Rainbow Bridge and told him that there are no health problems or pains, perfect weather, and plenty of scritches in his new home.
  12. debowah

    debowah Guest

    So sorry for the loss of your beloved friend. My PJ is also 14 and I dread the day that may be soon approaching. Hugs and prayers....:angel
  13. Beryl

    Beryl Guest

    Oh Korina...I am so sorry that you had to say goodbye to your ole buddy yesterday. I know how very hard it is and I remember only too well the emptiness you feel in your heart and your home when an old friend leaves. If the tears flow, let them. They help to wash away the pain but never the happy memories. Sending you loads of =hug=hug=hug !

    Since no one has yet posted the Rainbow Bridge for you here it is!

    Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.

    When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge.
    There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together.
    There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.

    All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor; those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by.
    The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.

    They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent; His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.

    You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.

    Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together....

    Author unknown...
  14. seamom

    seamom Guest

    So sad.....hope your memories comfort you.
  15. Olga

    Olga Guest

    I'm sad for you. Really sad, but it's the best for your furbaby. The Rainbow Bridge says it all. Our beloved Buttons is heading there in the next months and I read these posts with a deeper understanding of your pain.
  16. audrey

    audrey Guest

    so sorry about your loss
  17. Lisa63

    Lisa63 Guest

    My condolences to you all. To quote what our vet once wrote to us after making the same decision for one of our cats, "By making the decision you did, you proved that you were, indeed, his best friend." Hugs to all.
  18. Cruise cutie

    Cruise cutie Guest

    late to catch up, but we want to send condolences on your handsome Fred..:angel..Joanne
  19. r8derfan

    r8derfan Guest

    Oh I'm so sorry to hear this. Hugs to you.

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