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Old May 17th, 2009, 07:07 PM
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Sweet Bailey has crossed the bridge

Its with a heavy heart I write this, Bailey crossed the bridge on Saturday morning:sad:

Him and Kita had taken off on an adventure together Friday morning at the sitters and did not return back for 7 hours, Bailey must have been having a blast running and playing although his little heart could no longer handle such fun.
Friday night when I got them back, B was exhausted and very weak, some time during the night things took a turn for the worst and Saturday morning we sent him to the bridge. It may have been from lack of oxygen to his brain as his heart would not pump properly and carry oxygenated blood to his vital organs ( which is why he had those fainting spells a few years back) we have known for a while now this would one day happen, its just so hard when it does.

His huge old heart could not handle what his little legs and young spirit wanted to do most... RUN like the wind.
Now at the bridge I am sure he is with Puppy man and they are both running and playing like the gentle souls they are.
May you rest in peace Bailey, we will never forget you and thank you for gracing our lives with your quirks for the past 3 or so years.


(crazy amount of pictures in memory of B, from most recent to first day with us)






























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Old May 17th, 2009, 07:32 PM
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I'm so sorry erykah :sad:

it is never easy weather you are prepared or not..

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Old May 17th, 2009, 07:36 PM
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Our sincerest sympathies erykah :sad:.

RIP sweet, sweet Bailey .
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Old May 17th, 2009, 08:42 PM
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Old May 17th, 2009, 08:59 PM
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erykah I am so sorry that you have had to lay another to rest so soon after Puppy. I am sure that Puppy was waiting and is now showing Bailey all the wonders of running and playing without any shortness of breath or feeling too weak to continue.
May you rest in peace sweet little Bailey
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Old May 17th, 2009, 09:13 PM
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You gave him his happy times, erykah...and I'll bet he still doesn't regret his last adventure!



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Old May 17th, 2009, 09:20 PM
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I'm sorry for your loss erykah

Bailey you can run like a pup again on many more adventures.
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Old May 17th, 2009, 10:21 PM
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oh bailey run !!!! i had a cocker too,she was the best brenda and the pins
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Old May 17th, 2009, 11:27 PM
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What a lovely tribute to a lovely friend. Thanks for sharing, erykah.
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so sorry for you lost bailey
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Old May 18th, 2009, 02:59 AM
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sweet Bailey He is playing at the Rainbow Bridge with those who've gone before
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Old May 18th, 2009, 04:20 AM
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run fast and free over the bridge Bailey, I'm so sorry for you and your family.
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Old May 18th, 2009, 06:21 AM
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I am so sorry for your loss. RIP sweet Bailey
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Old May 18th, 2009, 07:43 AM
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I am so sorry for your loss Erykah. Rest in Peace Bailey.
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Old May 18th, 2009, 07:44 AM
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soory to hear that b has left one doggie heaven for another
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Old May 18th, 2009, 07:46 AM
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Oh no, I am so sorry, erykah
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Old May 18th, 2009, 07:57 AM
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such sad news. I'm so sorry for your loss. he will surely be missed.
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Old May 18th, 2009, 08:02 AM
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I am so sorry for your loss.:sad:

RIP Sweetness! Run free and wild.
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Old May 18th, 2009, 08:24 AM
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I'm so sorry for your loss. He looks so happy in those pictures. I know he felt loved and he crossed the bridge knowing he will see you again some day.

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Old May 18th, 2009, 10:24 AM
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Thank you everyone, it never gets any easier, but this time I am more at peace with it. It was clear it was his time, things were not going to get any easier for him.
Heading out to make his "site" beautiful for him.
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Old May 18th, 2009, 10:25 AM
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Old May 18th, 2009, 10:44 AM
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Dear Bailey, Those pictures are all beautiful, what great memories he left you!
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Sweet little Bailey

May your Bailey meet my Bailey on the Bridge.

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Old May 18th, 2009, 04:24 PM
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I am so sorry Erykah :sad: you gave Bailey a second chance in life , and boy oh boy did he get a full life with you ! He's a pretty lucky boy.



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Old May 18th, 2009, 04:32 PM
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Sooo very sorry for your loss!! Looks like one happy boy though and take comfort inthat.

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Old May 18th, 2009, 04:37 PM
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Im so sorry for your loss Bailey. He had such a happy time with you and those memories will be a treasure. wonderful tribute pictures. Hugs.
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I'm so sorry to hear that you lost Bailey, but glad to hear that he had such a fun adventure with Kita before he passed.

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Old May 20th, 2009, 09:44 PM
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I hear Kita is still looking for her partner in crime which rips my heart up even more, I will be home with them tomorrow night again, it doesn't feel real right now for me at all, but my roomate informed me I have taken to crying in my sleep
Yesterday was by far the hardest day for me so far.

I just want to look back on B's time with us and smile like I do when memories of puppy come up. The grieving process is so hard
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Old May 20th, 2009, 10:13 PM
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You gave him such a great life those past few years, erykah! Nothing but joy. Those happy memories are there...you just have to get the tears out of the way, first.

s for Kita, too.
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Oh Erykah, I remember when you took in poor Bailey..."failed foster" wasn't it? And who could blame you for not being able to resist that sweet face and those soulful eyes

What a way to go...a seven hour romp in the spring.

I am sure he is healthy and happy waiting for you at the bridge still running and romping with all the other pooches up there.

Sorry you are crying in your sleep :sad: Hopefully, in time and due course, you will be smiling again soon.
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