Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by HRHFluffy » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:07 pm

Thanks so much Mark Xx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by bobbys girl » Thu Jul 02, 2015 9:55 pm

That's a lovely photo of her Carol. x

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Fri Jul 03, 2015 9:12 am

Oh, I love that photo, Carol. What a stunning little girl. It's so nice that Fluffy's friends on CC can see her looking so happy with her nip. xxx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by Lilith » Fri Jul 03, 2015 10:02 am

She's magnificent...that face has got 'attitude' lol.

I use the present tense as I'm certain she still exists although on a different plane and when the time comes (as it will to all of us) for you to cross over to that unknown region, I reckon the first thing you'll notice will be an almighty headbutt and a 'Oy! I'm here! And no brushing either!' :D

Hey Bobbys girl, hope Bob is okay now - you'll have to give him his own thread to let us know what went on.

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by bobbys girl » Fri Jul 03, 2015 8:13 pm

Lilith wrote:I use the present tense as I'm certain she still exists although on a different plane and when the time comes (as it will to all of us) for you to cross over to that unknown region, I reckon the first thing you'll notice will be an almighty headbutt and a 'Oy! I'm here! And no brushing either!' :D
That's a nice thought. :)

Hi Lilith, thanks for asking after Bob. It was nothing strange or startling, not really worth a post of it's own.

He has got into the habit of sleeping most of the day and toddling off to explore for a few hours in the evening. But the other day he went out at lunch time and was nowhere to be seen at our bedtime. We called and called, nothing. I was panic-stricken and imagining the worst. All the good things that are going on in my life right now suddenly meant nothing without him.

He eventually came strolling back over the road and trotted down the drive as if nothing was wrong. I hugged him 'till he squeaked. :roll:

Sorry to hijack your thread Carol.

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by Lilith » Sat Jul 04, 2015 10:14 am

bobbys girl wrote:
Lilith wrote:I use the present tense as I'm certain she still exists although on a different plane and when the time comes (as it will to all of us) for you to cross over to that unknown region, I reckon the first thing you'll notice will be an almighty headbutt and a 'Oy! I'm here! And no brushing either!' :D
That's a nice thought. :)

Hi Lilith, thanks for asking after Bob. It was nothing strange or startling, not really worth a post of it's own.

He has got into the habit of sleeping most of the day and toddling off to explore for a few hours in the evening. But the other day he went out at lunch time and was nowhere to be seen at our bedtime. We called and called, nothing. I was panic-stricken and imagining the worst. All the good things that are going on in my life right now suddenly meant nothing without him.

He eventually came strolling back over the road and trotted down the drive as if nothing was wrong. I hugged him 'till he squeaked. :roll:

Sorry to hijack your thread Carol.
Aw glad he's ok - you must have been frantic though - know that feeling! (And they do, just come strolling back, 'what you making a fuss for, woman? Where's me tea?)

Still thinking about you and Fluffy, Carol x

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by HRHFluffy » Sat Jul 04, 2015 4:02 pm

Thanks Sarah, Sue and Lil xx

Glad you liked the photo. It's such a tough time. Your kind thoughts mean a lot!!

Sue I'm relieved that Bob came back home (eventually).

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by JulieandBarney » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:24 am

What a lovely picture Carol...it so sums up HRHFluffy at her best....

I totally understand how you feel about the worry that Fluffy struggled to the end, CC howled all the way to the vet on his final journey and the guilt tore me apart for a long time, he too struggled to the end and I felt that he thought I was 'the enemy' too...it took a long time for me to realise that it was just his reaction to be being held, though for a long time I battled with the emotions every day, I felt so much pain and the tears were never far away, just seeing one of his toy mice at the back of a chair, a stray bit of his fur on the carpet, and the pain and guilt would hit me again like a steam train............but you and I gave them such a good life, so much love that Fluffy would never have had, if he had not been with you, take comfort in that, to do the most selfless thing in the world and most certainly, of this I am sure, the kindest, is to let them free from their suffering, as humans, we are denied that right, our beloved pets leave us in peace and our last act of love for them is to never deny them this dignified passing. Take strength Carol that you did this for him and know that Fluffy will be waiting for you, healthy once more...

I used to read this poem over and again, I hope you don't mind me sharing it with you......stay strong Carol, we are all with you, take good care of yourself....Julie XX


May I go now?
by Susan A. Jackson

May I go now?
Do you think the time is right?
May I say good-bye to pain-filled days
and endless lonely nights?

I've lived my life and done my best,
an example tried to be.
So can I take that step beyond
and set my spirit free?

I didn't want to go at first,
I fought with all my might.
But something seems to draw me now
to a warm and loving light.

I want to go. I really do.
It's difficult to stay.
But I will try as best I can
to live just one more day.

To give you time to care for me
and share your love and fears.
I know you're sad and afraid,
because I see your tears.

I'll not be far, I promise that,
and hope you'll always know
that my spirit will be close to you
wherever you may go.

Thank you so for loving me.
You know I love you, too.
That's why it's hard to say good-bye
and end this life with you.

So hold me now just one more time
and let me hear you say,
because you care so much for me,
you'll let me go today.

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by Shelly and Dora » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:52 am

Julie that poem is amazing. Thank you for sharing it and CCs story with us xx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by HRHFluffy » Sun Jul 05, 2015 7:02 pm

Julie thank you so much for telling us about your experience with CC. I had no idea. I feel exactly the same. Torn apart by guilt and the horrible reminder of it all. It must have taken it out of you to go through it again but I'm so grateful that you did. It has helped comfort me!

Thank you for taking the time to share the poem. It is beautiful Xxxxx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Sun Jul 05, 2015 11:43 pm

Julie, what a beautiful and heartrending poem. I remember so well how traumatic CC's illness and death were, but we didn't know about this added distress you had to bear. My heart goes out to you. Your darling boy will be remembered forever, and his legacy is your dearest Barney. (((Hugs))) xxxx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by Crewella » Mon Jul 06, 2015 7:43 pm

Thanks, Carol, lovely pics of my favourite Duchess. Please, please be kind to yourself and try to remember her like that. The manner of her passing shouldn't, and doesn't, outweigh the months and years of love, care and attention she had with you. I had a really busy week at work, but I was thinking of you and Mme Fluffy all week. xx

I hope you're doing OK. (((hugs)))

I'm so sorry, Julie, I didn't know about the manner of CC's passing either. xx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by HRHFluffy » Mon Jul 06, 2015 10:48 pm

Helen I'm so pleased you liked the pics of your favourite Duchess!! I'm trying very hard to remember her in that way.

Thank you for thinking of us and for your kind and reassuring words. They do help very much Xxxxx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by nannymcfee » Wed Jul 08, 2015 12:16 pm

Wednesday has come around again, i hope you are taking care of yourself Carol, thinking of you lots today and Lil Fluffy


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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by HRHFluffy » Wed Jul 08, 2015 1:44 pm

Thank you so much Elaine for thinking of us today. Yes it's another Wednesday. Horrible sad day. I know you will be feeling the same on Sundays. It's a tough time for both of us. Still so raw.

Thinking of you and Luca. Such a lovely happy boy. Take care Xxxx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Wed Jul 08, 2015 2:39 pm

Hugs to you both, dear Carol and Elaine. XXXXX

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by PeanutsFriend » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:29 am

I still miss her. I dreamt of her and Invision a picture of her and it said... Fluffington Manor...

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by SarahT1 [PLLE] » Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:15 am

Oh Jill, that's so lovely! Carol is away at a conference, so she might not see this for a few days. We'll make sure to remind her to check the thread.

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by HRHFluffy » Fri Jul 10, 2015 11:53 am

Jill it's a comfort to know you miss her too. What a lovely dream. Very fitting indeed!! Thanks for letting me know. I dreamt of her again last night. Xx

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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by Crewella » Fri Jul 10, 2015 12:12 pm

'Fluffington Manor' is a lovely image! I'm glad you're still popping in here, Carol, and it means I still get to see your avatar pic of Mme Fluffy. That pic still makes me smile, and the way she has her little white paws so firmly planted in exactly the same way that my Grumpy Nellie does. I shall always think of them as soul sisters. xx

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Post by HRHFluffy » Fri Jul 10, 2015 8:15 pm

Helen I know Fluffy and Nellie had so much in common!!! Hearing about Nellie's reactions to Daz used to make me laugh. Reminded me so much of Fluffy and Harvey. I'm glad you like her avatar. Was the very first photo I posted on here after eventually learning how to do it! I can still remember many of the comments about her rather serious expression. She was such a sweetie really Xx

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Post by Crewella » Fri Jul 10, 2015 9:06 pm

I remember that too, it was then I realised how similar they were. 'Grumpy puss' faces but sweethearts really ..... well ...... most of the time. I always sympathised, as I myself have one of those faces that make people ask what's wrong if I'm not actually smiling! xx

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Post by PeanutsFriend » Sun Jul 12, 2015 2:32 pm

Crewella wrote:'Fluffington Manor' is a lovely image! I'm glad you're still popping in here, Carol, and it means I still get to see your avatar pic of Mme Fluffy. That pic still makes me smile, and the way she has her little white paws so firmly planted in exactly the same way that my Grumpy Nellie does. I shall always think of them as soul sisters. xx

Yes Carol is stronger than she knows. She may have been brought to her knees with the passing of her one true friend. We can be her crutches in life.
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Re: Little Fluffy has gone to sleep

Post by Ryan » Wed Jul 15, 2015 1:41 am

Im sorry to hear that. But I think we've all been there once and we feel for you.

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