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Razzo, our boy and heart 11/21/2014

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#1 OFFLINE   razzosmom


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:13 AM

Razzo was less than a month shy of his 13th birthday.
We had him since he was 4 months old.

My dear love Gerry bought him from a pet store. We saw him there but I said no...no matter how cute and sad he looked in that cage we couldn't get him from a pet store.
Well a few days later Gerry comes home with this blue ribboned pup in his arms...I was shocked and almost had him returned... But the look on Gerry's and Razzo's faces was hard to say no to...I often tell Gerry that getting Razzo was the best mistake he ever made.
Razzo had lots of the pet store pup problems, poor social skills ( with other dogs, he loved all people) and he hated a crate.... And later he had a lot of health issues, auto immune etc.

But he was the sweetest and most even tempered pup you could ever want ( as long as you weren't a large dark dog). He always greeted people with a toy in his mouth, and never de stuffed a one. He was so smart too, learned everything quickly, excellent potty habits...he would do anything for a treat. He was a great travel buddy, he went everywhere we did. He was a foster dad to quite a few kittens too. In his entire time with us ( outside of his hospital stays) he had only been without us both one night.

He slept with us...and tried to eat with us, well really Gerry, his nose was always in Gerry's plate...Gerry is the softy in the family.
We never thought that getting Razzo would change our lives so much. Having Razzo introduced us to two of our closest friends, having Razzo made our early retirement years more fulfilling than we imagined they could be, having Razzo got us through some tough times too.
He was our little boy, our heart. Through him we found IGPost and then IGWhispers and all the fantastic people who helped each other through all the ups and downs of the Iggy world.
It may be a long time before we are ready to bring another pup into our lives but I know the memory of Razzo and his cyber friends will never fade.
Sleep my little prince, you are in our hearts forever.
Razzo Sulla Luna 12/19/2001 to 11/21/2014

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Missing my dear boy Razzo 12/19/2001-11/21/2014

#2 OFFLINE   BooBooKitty


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:25 AM



I am SO SORRY to read this.  I know just how hard it is to loose your heart like this.  You, Gerry and Razzo were all blessed to have each other.


My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.


Love Fonda, Fig & BooBooKitty

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#3 OFFLINE   Kim


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:47 AM

Oh no! I am so, so sorry. Your boy lived such a good life with you and Gerry. I can't even imagine what you are feeling, but please know that I'm sending tons of hugs and Iggy kisses your way.

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:58 AM

What a beautiful tribute to a beautiful little man. I know there is nothing I can say to ease the pain you are feeling, but please know that my thoughts, my prayers and my heart go out to you. I will hold my girls extra tightly in Razzo's memory. Wishing you peace and comfort...
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#5 OFFLINE   Jean


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 09:44 AM

So very sorry and heartbroken to read this about you sweet boy. Please take care.

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 09:58 AM

I am so heartbroken for you. Razzo was so lucky to have such loving parents in his life and you gave him the BEST care. He lived a very full, spoiled, and wonderful life. Holding my iglets a little closer today, and we are sending you all the love and hugs possible. Run carefree and whole at the bridge, Razzo. feelbetter.gif sosad.gif

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#7 OFFLINE   CameosMom


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 10:29 AM

Tears for the lover-boy who won the lottery...

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 10:51 AM

Sending you our deepest sympathy. Razzo had a wonderful life with 2 beautiful parents....

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#9 OFFLINE   Vicky


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 11:10 AM

Cecelia, my heart aches for you in the loss of your heart and soul. Razzo will be remembered from all that you have shared with us over the years. He is meeting up with friends at the bridge and takes all your love with him. Fly free sweet boy, good dog Razzo.

#10 OFFLINE   Kaylee


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Posted 21 November 2014 - 01:26 PM

So Sorry for your loss. Sounds like Razzo had a wonderful life thanks to you. You are in our prayers.

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 03:29 PM

I am so sorry for your loss! What a sweet boy he was, and I know he will have lots of friends to play with while waiting at the Rainbow Bridge. Run free, sweet boy!

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Posted 21 November 2014 - 03:35 PM

My deepest condolences on the loss of Razzo. What a beautiful tribute to him. He was a special boy and you were special parents. You are all in my thoughts.
Donna, missing my special boy Flex (rescued April 2, 2005-December 26, 2013) Greyhounds Missy, Garry and Sicily also waiting at the bridge.
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Posted 21 November 2014 - 08:46 PM

Cecilia I wish I could take your pain away,  Such a beautiful tribute to your special boy.

Tell Gerry that his "little buddy" will be with him forever.  xoxo

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#14 OFFLINE   mathy


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Posted 23 November 2014 - 01:11 AM

A beautiful tribute to the lad that won the parent 'lottery'. Yanni and I send big iggie hugs to you and Gerry, our thoughts are with you xx

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Posted 23 November 2014 - 08:41 PM

Cecilia my heart is breaking for you... I am so sorry you had to say good-bye... :hug: We are here for you. I send you my love and strength. :hug: 

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Posted 24 November 2014 - 10:05 AM

I cried as I read this.  So many wonderful Iggie friends have passed this year.  My thoughts and prayers are with you during this difficult time.

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Posted 26 November 2014 - 01:41 AM

I am so very sorry. I will miss Razzos posts and sweet handsome face. I like the others here wish I could somehow ease your pain.

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Posted 29 November 2014 - 02:32 PM

I'm so sorry to read about your loss of Razzo. What a wonderful tribute to him. May his memories be with you forever. I understand how you feel we lost our girl on 9-21-14 too. They are so special. May another sweet Iggy find a special place with you. Razzo would want it that way. No dog replaces them, but your love grows stronger for another Iggy. That's what happened to me when I got Gelo 3 months later. Razzo will be your heart dog forever! Hugs!

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