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Thomas

Postby gcreekrch » Thu Nov 05, 2015 11:57 am

A big part of our lives left today. Thomas was our middle dog, the friend, the character, the instigator and the most loving dog you could ever know. Not the best cowdog but he did his best to help.

He started going down hill this fall, Retaining water, peeing on the floor in his sleep and then a growth started on his head. Today he couldn't open his mouth to eat so Debbie and I made the decision to say Goodbye

He is buried on his favourite hill in the calving yard where he would lie and supervise until called for help or to end the day.

The keyboard is getting wet now so I'll sign off for a bit.
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Re: Thomas

Postby Big Muddy rancher » Thu Nov 05, 2015 1:18 pm

Sorry to hear that, I know how you feel.
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Re: Thomas

Postby leanin' H » Thu Nov 05, 2015 5:26 pm

Well dang it my fine amigo. :cry2: Losing a great dog or horse is harder on me than losing most people. Thinking of you guys tonight.
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Re: Thomas

Postby burnt » Thu Nov 05, 2015 9:05 pm

That's an awfully tough deal, Gcreek. Sorry to hear of it. So tough to see an old pal suffer.
"There are a thousand hacking at the branches of evil to one who is striking at the root". Henry D. Thoreau.

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Re: Thomas

Postby Faster horses » Thu Nov 05, 2015 10:56 pm

We feel for you and Debbie. It's like losing a favorite family member.
You were his friend to the end and did the right thing. Enjoy the memories when the hurting stops.
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Re: Thomas

Postby gcreekrch » Fri Nov 06, 2015 8:34 am

Thanks, it was a tough day yesterday and will be for a while yet.

A friend sent us this....





Saying goodbye to a pet is truly one of our worst days ...

I explained to St. Peter,
I'd rather stay here,
Outside the Pearly Gate.
I won't be a nuisance,
I won't even bark,
I'll be very patient and wait.
I'll be here chewing on a celestial bone,
No matter how long you may be.
I'd miss you so much, if I went in alone,
it wouldn't be Heaven for me...
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Re: Thomas

Postby Nicky » Fri Nov 13, 2015 3:15 pm

Aww, sorry to hear about Thomas. That is a neat poem.


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