Saturday, September 12, 2009

Farewell, Baby

I have no appetite. My doggie got terribly sick and the vet saw no good prognosis for him. He was in such a terrible state, we are actually relieved to let him go.
I don't know what to do. I don't know how to feel.
There are small toys all over the house; I guess I'll load them into a basket.

57 comments:

julia said...

Oh, no! I'm so sorry to hear this.
:(

Mary Coleman said...

It's not an easy thing to deal with at all. Thinking of you guys.

Mary

Shine said...

My heart hurt when I saw your post today. I am so so sorry that you both are experiencing this loss.

Our animals are such wonderful companions to us. It is no wonder that we grieve so, when their absence leaves a void!

Your posts have always reflected that you are a very kind person who loves life. I really appreciated seeing that fulfilled in how you lovingly chose the best thing for your doggie even though it hurt you.

Please know that people care about what your are going through!

The Yellow Dog Speaks said...

So sorry.

bob

Amy Sherman said...

You pooch was such a cutie pie. He was loved and will be missed. My condolences.

Kailyn said...

Oh no. Sorry for your loss. He will be missed.

Zoomie said...

Thanks for 5+ years of delightful posts about your little Bean Sprout. I am glad to have patted him in person once or twice - he was a dear little guy. Our hearts go out to you and Cranky. It's okay to cry - he'd have licked your tears.

Cali said...

I'm so sorry. I know exactly how you feel. I had to put my beloved Labrador down just over a year ago. I'm still not ready for another dog.

With deepest sympathy,
Cali

Steph said...

Oh, I'm so sorry for your loss.
I know what it's like to lose a beloved pet.
:(

Leah said...

I'm so sorry. I read your blog often, and I don't think I've ever commented, but I just wanted to take a moment to express my sympathy. I've always loved looking at the photos you've posted in the past of your little dog. I know he had a great life. And I hope that after some time passes, a new little companion will be lucky enough to have you as an owner.

ChrisB said...

CC I am so very sad for you and can hardly write for tears. I know how much Bean Sprout meant to you and Cranky. I'm so glad that I got to meet him and that Sam was able to give him a hug from me recently.
I'm sending you warm hugs and I'm thinking of you both. x

jody said...

What a cute dog, you must be so sad,
thoughts with you and Cranky

cookiecrumb said...

Chris: Your note makes me cry the most. Thank you so much. I will reply to all the rest soon.
Love to you.

gwai-mui said...

Oh my gosh! :( :( So so sorry for your loss. The little Sprout was such a happy delightful spot in this world!!! Everytime I saw that little black nose in pictures it put a smile on my face. Losing an animal suddenly is quite emotionally shocking, I had to put down my cat three years ago and I'm still not ready for a new animal. He will be deeply missed by all who knew him personally and electronically. My thoughts are with you and Cranky.

Chilebrown said...

Mojo,Oscar,Trixie,Peggy and Paul are crying too.

Peace, Paul

dancingmorganmouse said...

Poor, poor wee Bean Sprout. Nothing I could type would make it any better. I'm just so terribly sorry it happened - I'm guessing you're feeling a well Sprout shaped hole, somewhere in the chest region.
xxx

Anita (Married... with dinner) said...

Oh, Sprout -- we will miss your fuzzy little feet and your adorable face and your fickle affections. We promise to take good care of your beloved people for you.

xo,
~Anita & Cameron

Papa said...

I got tears streaming down my face.

Alison aka Baby B said...

My deepest condolences to you and Cranky.

Era said...

Aaaauuuugh, not the little bean! He brightened my day when you posted pics, I am so sorry.

Jen Yu said...

Oh hon, I am so very sorry about your baby. That is heartbreaking. I'm pretty sure he had a great life with your loving care and affection. Sending you hugs from me and wags from my pup. xxoo

marni said...

Tragic. Sometimes, life makes no sense. My heart goes out to you both.

Melanie said...

Oh no! I'm so sorry for your loss.

kathyflake said...

This is the hardest thing we humans have to do, suffer through the deaths of our loved ones. So sad to hear this.

J-in-Wales said...

Oh, I am so sorry. Dogs are so special and have a way of taking over your heart.
Jxx

Simonetta said...

Poor little baby! Poor you:(
What a sweet little doggie:(

sweetbird said...

I'm very sorry to hear about this, Cookie.

Life, she's a real bitch sometimes.

Liz said...

Oh, CC. I am so terribly sorry. xo

Kalyn said...

Such sad news. He was such a cutie. Sending hugs to you both.

cook eat FRET said...

you were all lucky to have each other.

time doesn't measure how big a love can be.

i am devastated. that dog was a spectacular little guy.

breath deep and heal...

limoncello said...

Heartbreaking. I'm really sorry you've lost such a good friend.

Greg said...

So much sadness.Can't begin to verbalize.

fastgrowtheweeds said...

Poor wee beastie! Poorer CC and Cranky.
xoxoxoxo

namastenancy said...

Oh, I am so sorry to read this. I met the adorable Sprout though your blog and fell in love with him. I can only imagine how heart broken you feel. But you made the right choice to put his needs over your own and end his suffering.
xoxoxoxoxo n

wot larx said...

So sorry for your loss.
Sarah

Pink Granite said...

Please accept my sympathies on your enormous loss.
Peace...
- Lee

The Italian Dish said...

Thinking of you. So sorry. I love my doggie and I lost one also, years, ago . I know how you feel.

musingegret said...

Oh dear Ms. Crumb and Cranky: I always loved seeing a pic of the Sprout; he was soooo cute. My deepest sympathy to you both.

Zoomie said...

Just checking back to say how often I have thought of you and Cranks this weekend, fondled my dog's ears and felt your sorrow. No need to reply - just wanted you to know I haven't forgotten.

seantimberlake said...

My heart is broken! I'm so sorry for your loss. I am sure he is looking down from doggie heaven and missing you, too.

B said...

My deepest sympathies.

Pink Granite said...

Continuing to hold you and Cranky in my thoughts...

I am not a Poodle said...

Ooooo, Cookie. I am so so so very sorry to read this. I am a real-life friend of DancingMorganMouse and I came to your bloggo due to a curious comment I noticed on Ms Mouse's bloggo from Pink Granite.

This is such a horrible time for you and if I had a wand, I'd wave it and make everything OK again. It sounds a paltry subsitution but I shall send you a thousand hugs and millions of kind thoughts thru the ether instead.

EB of SpiceDish said...

I am so very sorry. The only comfort is that there is no more pain.

denise said...

So sorry... I'm never good at knowing what to say at such times. My thoughts are with you.

Monkey Gland said...

He's running with the wolves...

xxx

Alice Q. Foodie said...

I've been thinking about you all week. I try to tell myself we're lucky to have them, for however long - but I'm pretty sure that doesn't make it any easier. I'm so sorry.

cookiecrumb said...

You are all so wonderful to send your thoughts, to struggle to make up a new sentence for "I'm sorry." I cling to every one. The bizarre suddenness of his death almost makes it easier -- no painful lingering, no expensive drug regimens... Still, so sad.

And, MG? He's running with the wolves if they're from the Mani-Pedi Pack.

Monkey Gland said...

Didn't say they couldn't be stylish or dainty wolves! Love ya and big hug.

Jennywenny said...

How awful, he seemed to have just such a sweet character even just in photos, you must be heartbroken.

Alecto said...

sniff. i sorry.

Catherine said...

So sorry to hear about Bean Sprout. He was the sweetest little dog. Thinking of you guys,
Catherine

Anna Haight said...

So sorry there were no miracles from the vet, and that you have a house sans Bean Sprout. I loved all the photos of his cuteness all these years.

Gina said...

I just stumbled into your food blog and I have a mati-poo as well. I cant imagine the day when he will go. What a sad post....and an excellent blog.

Barbara said...

I'm very late to get to this post Cookiecrumb. Thinking of you and hope it is getting easier.

cookiecrumb said...

Again, thanks to you all. It's terrible. But yes, Barbara. It's getting easier. How odd.

Lannae said...

Oh I am so so sorry to read this. I am sorry your beloved Bean Sprout has departed. *hugs*