Thankful Thursday

Tomorrow will be two weeks since the horrible accident that took Bogie’s earthly life from us. And in so doing left our hearts shattered yet again. But we are thankful to have had this goofy, sweet, loving boy in our lives for the short time he was here.

Hi Mama!!

We’re thankful for a merciful God who didn’t allow our boy to suffer the pain of insurmountable internal injuries.

We’re thankful for all the love, kind words, and emotional support we have received from family and friends, both offline and online, many of whom we have never met face-to-face. And I’m thankful for the sweet, thoughtful gifts from two of my fellow bloggers – you know who you are.

We’re thankful for the strangers who DID stop to try to help Bogie and us. Good samaritans with caring souls.

We’re thankful for our wonderful vets and staff at Haywood Road Animal Hospital who so lovingly and compassionately comforted us and handled all the final details of making sure Bogie would be coming home to be with us forever.

We’re thankful for the St. Francis Pet Crematorium staff who made sure Bogie’s earthly form was treated with the dignity and compassion he deserved. And his cremains returned to us with heartfelt expression of sympathy for our loss.

And, of course, we are thankful for Ducky. Our sweet girl. Our angel with paws instead of wings. Our precious furry companion who does her best every day to make us smile and laugh through our tears. Our sugar-snout who misses her favorite pest as much as we do and continues to look for him at times.

Let’s go out!

9 thoughts on “Thankful Thursday

  1. easyweimaraner says:

    you made memories together… and even when it needs lots of time till the memories bring a smile and not only tears it will happen… but a part of us and our heart is missed….

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  2. Brian says:

    You will always be thankful that sweet Bogie was such a big part of your hearts and your family. Nothing will ever diminish that love, never ever. The pain though is awful and we do understand. Hugs and love from all of us.

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  3. Sandee says:

    I know this pain. It’s horrible to say the least, but you’re finding lots of thankful things too.

    Have a fabulous Thankful Thursday. More big healing hugs. β™₯

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    • My Golden Life says:

      Sometimes writing what I’m thankful for in the midst of unbearable, heart-shattering pain is the only way to keep myself “pulled together”. Thank you for all the hugs and kind words!

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