Skip to comments.Prayer Request (for our dog Copper)
Posted on 01/31/2009 5:47:18 AM PST by God luvs America
Our 14 and a half year old pomeranian Copper died just about an hour ago- our house is filled with sadness.
My wife bough Copper from a breeder when she was six weeks old. I arrived two years later almost to the day. If God was ever to create the perfect little dog- it would be Copper- this little seven pound dog was filled with more love than anything anyone could ever imagined....as I type this tears are streaming down my face- my wife and I can't bare to look at each other as we break out crying....
She had few medical problems for such an older dog of 14.5 YO and most everyone thought she was a puppy the way she looked and acted but a heart mumur must've done her in....I knew something was wrong with her last night as she was laboring a little bit to breathe so I stayed up with her most of the night and planned to take her to the vet this morning. About a hour ago she got up, walked over to me, laid down then past away....
I'm killing myself wondering if there's anything else I could've done...I am also shattered as I know we'll never have such a perfect little dog ever again to bring us so much love and joy....
God be with you Copper- I hope I get to give you some more kisses if I ever get to heaven to see your beautiful, smiling face again....
this may sound dramatic but I've never been sadder in my life...
Please find comfort in knowing Cooper had a wonderful life with you and your family. She was obviously a well loved dog and she knew it. You and your family are in our hearts and prayers- a lot of us Freepers know the pain you are feeling.
Prayers for you. Having had to put our 13 year old yellow lab to sleep 3 weeks ago, I know EXACTLY how you feel. It is truly a loss of a family member.
So sorry...When I married my wife she had this little Bichon named Sugar. I thought little dogs were quite silly...but came to love this dog. I remember when she cut her paw, I rushed her to the emergency vet, even 15 years ago this cost big bucks. Sugar died one Friday-13 years old. My wife had taken her to the vet. She had glaucoma and was blind in one eye-would have lost the other eye. Any operation would have been done without anesthesia because of her age. My wife did the right thing and put her to sleep instead. My wife was about to give birth and our baby was born the following Monday. I still miss this dog...we have a medium sized mutt from an animal rescue place now. It helps...but. Prayers and good thoughts heading your way.
Prayers to you.We have gone thru this with a number of cats
and I still think of them. Our condolences to you and you
Only another pet owner understands the pain of the loss.
Speaking as a life long dog lover, I completely understand where you are right now. I am so sorry for the loss of your special friend. I have been there many many times and it does hurt. I know you can’t imagine it now but hopefully someday (sooner rather than later) you will find another furry friend to love.
” He guards the sleep of his pauper master as though he were
We miss our loving friends.
What a lovely quote...
Prayers for you. Having a heart big enough to love a dog as much as you do is a good thing.
Old Jake the Handyman had been a Christian for more than 50 years. One day, while doing his handyman duties he was asked, “Jake, what’s your favorite Bible verse?”
Jake answered, “My favorite appears many times in the Bible: It came to pass.”
“But that’s not even a complete verse. I don’t understand.”
With a twinkle in his eye, Jake replied, “Don’t you see? It didn’t come to stay. It came to pass.”
Grieving and pain are heartbreaking and seem almost unbearable, but they come to pass, not to stay. Praise God.
It has been two weeks since we had to put our dog Gracie down. I understand how you feel. Pets are a member of the family. My prayers are with you and your wife. There is a great poem called the Rainbow Bridge - there is a site that has put it to music - it is really beautiful. It gave us some peace - you might want to google it.
Sorry about your loss. The price of owning a pet is the pain you must pay when they pass. They own such a huge piece of our hearts. Here’s a little piece I hope comforts you:
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....
I should add: I have stood exactly where you stand many times. Losing a pet is extremely painful.
We had a diabetic cat whose illness we treated daily over several years. When he finally succumbed, it was tough.
It’s amazing how emotionaly attached we (well some of us at least) become to our pets.
>>I’ve never been sadder in my life...
Then count yourself lucky.
It’s a small loss compared to that experienced by folks whove lost children.
I replaced my cat with a trip to the local pound on the same day he died.
There’s probably a warm puppy... waiting for you now.
“If you ain’t busy living, then you’re just busy dying.”
Sending prayers your way....we have 2 little poms, I know how they work their way into your heart.
Time will eventually heal your heartache.
My condolences. Lost 3 pets to feline leukemia last year.
Prayers, to you and your family, for the loss of Copper.
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