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Ch. Loranne Heart Throb - R.I.P.


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#1 OFFLINE   bonz

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 06:44 PM

It is with a very heavy heart that I feel the need to share with you that I lost my boy Ch. Loranne Heart Throb aka Rob, Robbie, Roberto, Rob-I-toe, and mostly just Toe. He was only 5 years old and I didn't have him nearly long enough. My heart is shattered into a million pieces. He went in for a neuter 10 days ago ....he was on antibiotics but apparently he was septic from an infection. By the time we realized that we had a problem, it was too late. He died in my arms this evening. I am attaching two pics of him, one he was a young lad and one with his father laying on the back of our couch (Robbie is the one with more white on the right side). I can't stop crying!

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 07:00 PM

omg..Gigi...I am sooo very sorry for your loss. Septic from a neuter? I know there are no words that will take the pain away. My thoughts and prays are with you and Robbie tonight. :) We are here for you.
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Posted 28 May 2008 - 07:05 PM

I am so sorry for your loss. It is a tragedy when someone dies young and even worse when it is so unexpected. I hope you will find some peace as time passes. :)
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Posted 28 May 2008 - 07:14 PM

My heart breaks for you and your family. I am sending prayers that you will be comforted from this loss. I know it hurts, I have not been there in the same type situation, but I have had a very close call. No words can comfort, no comfort can calm the tears and tears take time. :) :) Know that your little angel is at the Rainbow Bridge, healthly, happy, free from pain and waiting for you. Run Free Robbie.

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 07:16 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss and pray that you find comfort. A freak happening for sure, and not one I'll forget hearing about.
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Posted 28 May 2008 - 08:00 PM

I am soooo sorrrrryyyyy

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Posted 28 May 2008 - 09:11 PM

I'm so sorry for your loss, I know that words won't be nearly enough to comfort you. Run free sweet little Robbie.
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Posted 28 May 2008 - 09:24 PM

I know it must be so hard for you right now. My thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.
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Posted 29 May 2008 - 04:53 AM

My Dearest Gigi,
My heart aches for you because I know that it is hard for you to stop crying and the gut-wrenching ache in your soul right now is all consuming and is physically sickening. My dear, time will soften this awful blow to your heart. I am so sorry for your loss.
I also lost the love of my life 12 weeks ago, his name is Georgie. It is still very hard but it's better with God's loving comfort. Just remember that, #1 This was not your fault. Don't blame yourself. This group was and have been and continue to be wonderful to us that have lost a loved fur baby. I am now waiting on a new baby to be born which for me is the only way I have been able to get though this.
Your baby was beautiful and he will always remain beautiful......time will soon let you laugh out loud when you remember the crazy antics that this wonderful breed is known for, you will also remember the indescribably, physical,loving, sloppy kisses,and love he gave you. He will also continue to do this with his lovely spirit..........You will be in my thought and prayers. I could not respond to your awful news last evening it made me so sick...let me express again,.......I am so very sorry for your loss to you and your family.
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Posted 29 May 2008 - 05:12 AM

I am very sorry for your loss. It seems to matter how much time we get to spend with these precious creatures, it is not nearly enough. My prayers are with you and your family.
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Posted 29 May 2008 - 05:26 AM

We are so very sorry to hear about the passing of dear sweet Robbie - Zorro sends lots of love and iggy kisses on the loss of his litter brother and Brandon sends many hugs on the loss of his father - run free sweet sweet Robbie :)
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Posted 29 May 2008 - 10:16 AM

Thank you all for your sympathy. I try not to come here and read this because each and every one of you are making me cry rivers of tears.....but at the same time it is so very comforting to know that there are good people like you all out there that are bound together by one common bond....and that bond is the love that we all share for our babies. Robbie was taken from me at far too young an age....I had so many plans for us...happy, joyful times to come.

Robbie's father, David (Ch. Loranne Hit The Jackpot) is taking this particularly hard and that makes my heart break even more. Robbie and David have been inseparable since Robbie was 8 wks. old. They pottied together, slept in bed with me together, got crated together, ate together, ran around the house together, slept on the couch together, went to dog shows together....you get the picture. David has been letting out the most painful and sorrowful moans today.

I guess the tears will eventually subside and the happy memories will come, but for now it feels as if my heart has been shattered.

Thank you all again for your support....it means a lot to me right now.

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Posted 29 May 2008 - 05:17 PM

My heart goes out to you. May your baby rest in peace. :)
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Posted 29 May 2008 - 08:13 PM

poor David... :thumbs: how heartbreaking for all of you
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Posted 30 May 2008 - 12:42 PM

oh my. i am so so sorry. my thought are with you and david!
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Posted 31 May 2008 - 02:49 PM

Gigi,
I am so sorry to hear of your loss. I know Robbie held a very special place in your family and your heart. I know also how difficult it is to cope with such a loss, especially when it is 'too early' at such a young age.
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My heart goes out to you :wub: and please let me know if there is anything I could possibly do to help you thru this time.

I know it means little now, but over time the pain will dull and the fond happy memories will warm your heart without bringing on the tears.
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Posted 31 May 2008 - 07:29 PM

Gigi, I wanted to let you know I was thinking of your Robbie today as we were participating in Strut Your Mutt here in SLC. I made it a point this year to say a quick prayer at the beginning of the race for all our pets who we've lost too soon. We are thinking of you.
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Posted 02 June 2008 - 05:59 AM

I am so sorry for your loss....How sad Please know you are in my heart and prayers
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Posted 07 July 2008 - 03:58 PM

GiGi, I am so sorry about your loss. I know the pain all too well. I do know that even though one baby doesnt or can't replace another, being able to love or have another with you does help tremendously. Your baby was georgeous. My prayers and condolences are with you..

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