Wednesday, 24 September 2008

Simon & Gizmo

Our planned blog for the day is suspended, our hearts are truly not in it today.

Our beautiful friend Simon from the Fleas Blog has been reunited with his sweet sister Shelley at the Rainbow Bridge.

The Fleas Blog was the first DogBlog we started to read, the reason we found and joined DWB, the inspiration so to speak.
For that reason Simon, Shelley and Scarlett have always held a very special place in our hearts. A little bit of our hearts left with Scarlett and now a little of our hearts are leaving with Simon.
Jason, Judy and Shelley we are so sorry, we will miss your little fella so much and our hearts, thoughts and prayers are with you.

Godspeed to the bridge dear Simon, and your reunion with sweet Scarlett.

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EDITED TO ADD...

We didn't think today could get any sadder, but now we have had the news that Deetzy's brother Gizmo has also left us for the bridge.
Gizmo was a tiny dog with the heart of a lion and though we didn't know him long he touched our lives hugely, his last post was the most moving post we have ever read.


We promised Gizmo we wouldn't cry when the time came, Sorry buddy but we have let you down.

Godspeed lil Man .. you will be missed.


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31 comments:

Khyra The Siberian Husky said...

Sorry to read about your furiend -

I tried to khomment earlier but blogger was being - well - blogger -

I'm sure he's having fun khross The Bridge with his sibling -

Hugz&Khysses TO ALL!
Khyra

Katherine and Pippa said...

Sad news. I read fleas gang for ages, and then for some reason I didn't seem to be able to comment. post on News (and I have edited it to credit you with the source, as I forgot earlier);

Kate and Pippa

Mack said...

This is just so very sad.
He is with his sissy now, running and playing, free from the cares and pains of this world.

Stanislaw said...

We just came from their blog. We can't believe it either. Always a sad sad day when one of our buddies moves on. Makes you feel lucky for what you've got in this world, you know?

Mack said...

Ben,
My mom has a DUMB question. On the NowZad site it has a link to Paypal, but it only in pounds - how do we convert to dollars??? (Or do we even need to?)

Your pal,
Macky

DESERT PUPS said...

Woof Ben

Very sad news indeed. We are deeply sorrow for the loss of your friends. This whole death and dying thing really sucks. Take care Big Guy.

Desert Pups

The Army of Four said...

Such sad news! Sad woooos going out!
Love,
Ammy

Deetz said...

My mum promised she wouldn't cry either but I see her leaking and whimpering alot since Gizmo left us yesterday. It was a most painful drive and even more painful to let him go. Thank you for your post. I wouldn't wish this pain on anyone, but I know we have all gone through it at one time or another and it never gets easy. I hope Gizmo finds Bridge Boy Ben...its a small world afterall isn't it? They were born the same year and month, I too only wish you could have had more time. I will go over to the fleas gang. Thank you my dear friend
for being there for us
Deetz and family

Pedro said...

Such sad news today but such a nice tribute on your blog. Powderpuff also lost here dawg sister, Heidi, very suddenly. I'm sure all these humans are soooo very sad cause I know they loved their dawgs very dearly. Our hearts go out to them.

Pedro

Moco said...

Ben,
Thanks for stopping by my blog. It is a sad day and we also have leaky eyes at our house. It is nice to have others to share your feelings.

FleasGang said...

Ben (and family),

You are the best. We just wanted you to know. "We"--I just noticed that I can't refer to the kids as "we" anymore :-( In any case, thank you and everydoggie for such kind thoughts and wishes. It really, really does make it bearable.

Jason

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

We have something on our blog for you. Go check it out..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Abby said...

Hi, Ben...

Yes, today is full of sad news, indeed...

We send our friends, Simon & Gizmo & their famlies our prayers at this very difficult time...

Abby & her Mom xxxooo

Bee Bee said...

This is a sad September :( *hugs*

Lorenza said...

This is a very sad day.
We are praying for our friends and their families.
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Huskee and Hershey said...

Hi Ben,
It's just too sad lately.. we have lost too many friends..

happy said...

We're sad too. That's a beautiful tribute, Ben.

Molly and Taffy said...

So many of our friends are going to The Rainbow Bridge. We hope they all find each other very quickly.

Molly and Taffy.

Abby said...

Hi, Ben...

I gave you an Award...Stop by when you get a minute & pick it up...

Abby xxxooo

JB's Big World said...

I am sorry to hear about your friend, Simon. Very sad.
And my little friend Gizmo was an inspiration to me. I am very sad today.
Purrs,
JB

Simba said...

That is sad news. Sending you hugs.

Simba x

Cassidy said...

We are feeling very sad too.

Nibbles
Cassidy x

Asta said...

I am vewy Vewy sad too..I hope they all could keep each othew company as they cwossed ovew the wainbow bwidge..they will be missed fow suwe..I hope theyw families find some way to plug the big hole in theiw heawts
smoochie kisses
ASTA
pee ess..thank you fow youw Birfday wishes..I thank you fow youw Love

Joe Stains said...

It is a very sad week around DWB for sure.

Deetz said...

Hello there
I wanted to wish you a glorious weekend and tell you how much you helped us in our healing...Thank you so very much
Deetzy

Rambo said...

Ben,
We are sorry to hear about your friend Simon. We heard about Deetzy's brother Gizmo a few days ago. What's with all these doggies leaving us for the bridge?? It's been a sad week huh?
Rambo the chihuahua

Maggie and Mitch said...

Too many of our friends are going to the bridge and it's so sad! We ache for the family and friends they leave behind!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

cyber-sibes said...

Seending woos of sympathy to the families of your furiends.

Woooooooooooo
Star & Jack

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Yeah, we failed the no cry clause for Deetz too. We didn't know Simon but when we heard the other day we dropped over and left his family a message. It is always sad when one leaves.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

Sorry to hear about your friends. That's enough bad news for one day, universe, you can stop now.

T-man Angel said...

I know, Ben, it was heartbreaking to read about all the doggies passing to the bridge last week and how sad their people were to see them go. But they're here at the bridge with me, laughing, playing and waiting to reunite with their loved ones.

T-man Angel