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Buddy

phoenix
February 3rd, 2007, 08:40 PM
Buddy, our beautiful dog passed away tonight after a week long fight to stay with us. He had a wonderful life filled with sunshine, freedom, and pride. The farm won't ever be the same without you.
Today was the first day your eyes weren't bright with life and you finally let go. Despite your freedom, you never took advantage by running away off the property, or chasing or harming any other living thing. You were a prince.
A loving companion, a good friend, a joyful soul.

Bud fell asleep finally tonight curled up with cat George. In the end, it came very quickly and peacefully, as we all prayed for it to happen. I believe that you are waking to a healthy body and old friends and you'll watch for our other babes when they come to you.I'm imagining you running with Molly, Phoenix, Tallah and Tawny at Rainbow Bridge- and if there's a heaven, you're in it fella.

Winston
February 3rd, 2007, 08:44 PM
How gratiously put! Run Free Buddy!

My thoughts are with everyone who loved and shared a life with Buddy!

Cindy
:candle:

cpietra16
February 3rd, 2007, 08:57 PM
My condolences to you all...I'm happy that he finally felt like it was Ok to leave...his job protecting and loving your family is physically over...Buddy,you did a great job ....good boy. Now go and have fun with your buddies.

Joey.E.CockersMommy
February 3rd, 2007, 09:06 PM
Aww RIP Buddy - I can tell you were certainly one great doggie. :dog: :rip: :angel:

Prin
February 4th, 2007, 12:07 AM
RIP Buddy. He sounds like a very privileged doggy. :cloud9: :grouphug: :rip: My condolences to you and your family, Phoenix.:grouphug:

huskypup
February 4th, 2007, 03:01 AM
Hugs and condelences from across the ocean:grouphug: Ive followed your other thread he sounds like a brilliant and courageous dog.

He is now free of all discomfort and running through the fields at the bridge waiting for your parents to come and collect him.

My healing thoughts are sent to your and your parents.

Frenchy
February 4th, 2007, 04:16 AM
My condolences to you and your family. I'm so glad he made the trip peacefully. :grouphug:

badger
February 4th, 2007, 06:41 AM
Goodbye Buddy, we won't forget you and your brave fight. RIP

chico2
February 4th, 2007, 08:06 AM
What to say:sad: ?
Phoenix,your tribute to Buddy is wonderful and although Buddys long happy life has ended,his sweet spirit will linger over the farm,keeping an eye on everyone.:rip: Buddy-boy:love:

papillonmama
February 4th, 2007, 08:36 AM
To you and your family, our condolences. :rip: Buddy.

Hunter's_owner
February 4th, 2007, 11:23 AM
My condolences go out to you all

:rip: Buddy

:grouphug:

Skryker
February 4th, 2007, 12:02 PM
:rip: Buddy. I'm glad the end was peaceful and full of love. :grouphug:

Sounds O spunoS
February 4th, 2007, 12:58 PM
My condolences to your family. Your dog had a wonderful life and I'm sure there wasn't any easier way to pass away then while Buddy was curled up with your cat. :rip: Buddy

mummummum
February 4th, 2007, 01:44 PM
:grouphug: phoenix to you and yours. Rest in peace sweet Buddy!:pawprint: :grouphug:

phoenix
February 4th, 2007, 08:36 PM
Thank you so much everyone. Just to let you know, we had Buddy's funeral today and I read this tribute and everyone's condolences as well. My family was very touched. He is buried with a copy of your words and kind thoughts beside him, as well as some cookies, a bottle of water, and a ball. It was a nice (but very coooooooold!) sendoff, with lots of tears and memories.

Thanks again for your support.

mummummum
February 4th, 2007, 08:40 PM
Thanks kiddo for letting us know in your time of grief that we've made a difference. :grouphug:

hazelrunpack
February 4th, 2007, 09:19 PM
Oh, phoenix, I just now read this thread... I'm so sorry for your and your family's loss :grouphug: Buddy sounds like a grand boy! :rip:

Mocha's mum
February 4th, 2007, 09:23 PM
Sincere and deepest condolences to you and your family for your loss. Buddy was extremely lucky to have been taken into your home and loved by your family. I know it is hard for you now, but in time, your wounds will heal and you will always be blessed with many precious memories. Mocha and I have you and your family in our thoughts and prayers :candle:

:rip: Buddy, God bless you for giving your family the love and devotion you did in your time on this Earth.

meb999
February 5th, 2007, 07:42 AM
awww, I'm so sorry Phoenix :sad: My condolences to you and your family :grouphug:
:candle: Run free at the bridge sweet Buddy :candle:

rainbow
February 6th, 2007, 05:24 PM
What a beautiful tribute. I'm glad he went peacefully. He sounded like a very special dog. :lovestruck: My condolences to you, Phoenix and your family. :grouphug: :candle: