Friday, 6 July 2012

Night night Cassie….

 

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It is with great sorrow that I write this blog.  Yesterday afternoon, while I was writing yesterday’s blog, Cassie snuck off the boat onto the pontoon, wandered along it to the gate, and somehow fell in the water.  We don’t know how she came to fall, but we suspect that she may have had a fit.  She was fished out fairly quickly, but her breathing was very laboured and a very kind family loaded her into the back of their estate car and took us to the local vet.  She was put on oxygen to try to help her breathing, but she deteriorated very quickly.  When it became obvious that she wasn’t going to recover, the vet suggested that the kindest thing was to put an end to her suffering, which we did.

So rest in peace our gorgeous girl.  You’ve crossed the rainbow bridge to doggie heaven where there are lots of feet to sit on and legs to lean against, and every narrowboat bow has someone on it to give you a treat.

22 comments:

  1. So sorry to read your bad news. We have dogs - can't imagine life without either of them.
    Take care of yourselves
    Kind Regards
    Alison Allen

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  2. I am so sorry to hear this news - what a tragic loss - having lost two of our beloved greyhounds this year my heart goes out to you.

    Run free at the rainbow bridge Cassie.

    Sue, nb Indigo Dream

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  3. so very sorry to hear this sad news, take heart in that she had a happy life

    Candy Marsh

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  4. Hi Pip and Roger, we are so sorry to hear of your tragic loss of Cassie, and so suddenly, our hearts and thoughts are with you both at this difficult time. Best Wishes Doug and James

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  5. Hi Pip, Roger, we were so sorry to hear your sad news and our thoughts are with you both.

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  6. So sorry to hear about your beloved Cassie. Having lost our wonderful Labrador, Judy, last year, our thoughts are with you both.
    Irene and Ian.

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  7. In tears here on Yarwood. I am so so sorry and sending you both a cyber hug!
    X Lesley

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  8. So sorry to read about Cassie. Our thoughts are with you

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  9. Hi Pip & Rog, so very very sorry to hear such bad news, thinking of you both xx

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  10. Hello Pip and Roger,

    Vic and I are so sad to hear that Cassie has passed away. My eyes are a bit wet now, I know how you must be feeling. I hope it will be some comfort to you to read the comments from people who read your blog and care.

    I am thinking of you both xx

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  11. Our last old boy had a heart attack when I took him out for his morning walk, looked back and he had just tumbled over. It's not an easy time as you become very attached to them. Magic is over 15 now and I know that the day can't be far away when I have to make that same decision and it doesn't fill me with glee.
    I am feeling for you.

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  12. Oh guys, our hearts go out to you - your poor lovely Cassie xx

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  13. Sorry to hear about Cassie. We enjoyed meeting her, at Brewood, if I remember correctly. Thinking of you at this difficult time.

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  14. We are also sorry to hear of your loss. Will always remember your help when we were stuck on the Nene.

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  15. Oh no, devastating news. You must both be beside yourselves. Love and hugs, Ian and Karen xx

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  16. Sorry to her the sad news about your lovely Cassie. It was only last week that she and my old girl Ebony met - and got on so well. Linda

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  17. Having a right old blub at your devastating news, so so sorry to hear. Lots of love and a great big hug from Germany xxx

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  18. Oh Rog and Pip--so sorry to hear this sad news. We are holding you in our thoughts.
    With love,
    Jaq and Les

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  19. So sorry to hear your news our bundle of joy is asleep on the bank
    River Avon in flood going no where what would we do without him our thoughts are with you.Dave

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  20. So very sorry to read this - it is so very hard to lose such a great companion, and so hard to remember the good times when your heart is so heavy. Best wishes

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