Just this side of heaven is a place called Rainbow Bridge.
When an animal dies that has been especially close to someone here, that pet goes to Rainbow Bridge. There are meadows and hills for all of our special friends so they can run and play together. There is plenty of food, water and sunshine, and our friends are warm and comfortable.
All the animals who had been ill and old are restored to health and vigor. Those who were hurt or maimed are made whole and strong again, just as we remember them in our dreams of days and times gone by. The animals are happy and content, except for one small thing; they each miss someone very special to them, who had to be left behind.
They all run and play together, but the day comes when one suddenly stops and looks into the distance. His bright eyes are intent. His eager body quivers. Suddenly he begins to run from the group, flying over the green grass, his legs carrying him faster and faster.
You have been spotted, and when you and your special friend finally meet, you cling together in joyous reunion, never to be parted again. The happy kisses rain upon your face; your hands again caress the beloved head, and you look once more into the trusting eyes of your pet, so long gone from your life but never absent from your heart.
Then you cross Rainbow Bridge together….
~ Author unknown…
In Loving Memory
For all the Furbabies that have passed
Hi Michelle, I just wanted you to know that my dear, beloved Maltese, Snowbell, was euthanized at home yesterday, surrounded by mommy, daddy, and grandma. She was diagnosed with a massive nasal tumor the size of which the vet had not seen before. She probably had it growing for about a year before she started getting nosebleeds. Eventually, a lump develop between her eyes, which was the tumor boring its way outside of her sinuses. This caught us totally off guard. We are SO heartbroken. She was a sweetie-pie and very much loved; even her vet commented on how she was exceptional, even for her breed.
I don’t think we are ready for another pet yet, because our hearts are so broken, but if another Maltese comes your way (Snowbell was my 2nd Maltese rescue. We understand this breed and they melt our hearts), we might be tempted! 🙂
Here is one of her last photos, happy in daddy’s arms, even with her biopsy stitches…Such a brave little pooch. Thank you for that allowing me to adopt this precious member of our family.