Saturday, October 02, 2010

A Neither Fair Nor Well Farewell

Somewhere this better be happening, my big beautiful boy going happily in every direction at once, preferably on a beach, as he loved the sand under his paws more than anything. But I chose this photo for another reason, too, one I can't believe. Poor Nigel passed away last night, folks. A few days ago he ended up with bloat--a greyhound danger--and despite heroic surgical efforts, he never quite recovered. Ended up with post operation pneumonia and despite oxygen (have you ever seen a dog with nose tubes gently stitched to the sides of his muzzle so he can't fidget out of them?), he finally could breathe no longer.

Yeah, I know, it's never the right time. I know there's never enough time. But knowledge ain't worth jack when you feel like this.

We'll all miss you, Nige, who never grew out of your puppy-wonderfulness in nine so short years. There's a bit less life force in the world right now.

Nigel
September 17, 2001 - October 1, 2010

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Anonymous Tessitura said...

George I am so sorry. This breaks my heart to the very core.

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Anonymous Gary Cortese said...

"There's a bit less life force in the world right now."
And a being so well-loved had to know it during life.

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Anonymous James said...

Oh, god, I'm so sorry, George. This just broke my heart. Not fair at all.

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I'm so sorry George. Even though I only knew Nigel through you, I knew he was a special guy.
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Anonymous freealonzo said...

I'm really sad to here this George, especially coming so soon after Mookie.

On a completely different note, lately I've really been groovin' on that Speed the Plough you sent a while back.

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Blogger Jen Krebs said...

It's never, ever easy to lose them. Especially hard when they are still young.

I'm so sorry - sending you heartfelt wishes for solace and sweet memories.

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Anonymous susan said...

So sory for your loss of sweet Nigel. He is with all the other magnificent greys across the bridge.

Please take some comfort in knowing that you gave him a happy and wonderful life, with lots of cookies and hugs.

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So sorry for your loss, George. I used to love Blog Dog Fridays and couldn't wait to see pictures of the boys. Miss you all.

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Blogger Christy said...

I'm very sorry for your loss, George.

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Blogger Never Say Never Greyhounds said...

So sorry to hear about Nigel. This is my first time visiting so I hate to see such sad news. :-( I lost my Katie a month ago to bone cancer. I feel blessed that she was 12 years old and we had almost 10 years... sorry your time was cut short. Definitely not fair!

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So sorry, George. Just reading this months later. Awful news, poor Nigel.

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So sorry about Nigel, George. Thinking of you.

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