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I won't be able to do another post until I share with everyone that our Tulley died December 3rd.
Tulley was 15~ she lived a long happy full life.
We miss her will all our hearts.
Milton, Tina, Mika, Jazzy and Monnie...
Posted by Tina Smith on December 06, 2009 at 10:09 AM | Permalink
I am so behind on my blog reading and am so very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved baby. I know how very heartbreaking it is to lose them. I just lost my sweet beloved Niles at 9 yrs 6mos. They leave us too soon. But I still keep him in my heart as I am sure you all do too with your baby. Please know you are in our thoughts; Merrie and the jingle bullies; Murphy,Zoey and Sydney.
Merrie Miller |
December 26, 2009 at 05:40 PM
oh tina, im sooo very sorry :(
December 13, 2009 at 03:12 PM
Tina, so sorry to hear about Tulley. What a cutie. We just had a scare with our dog Theo. They really are a member of the family.
Just wanted to let you know that I am the Megan who bought the peace ring and necklace and love them both. I just started blogging so I hope you can visit me.
Take care, my thoughts are with you!
December 12, 2009 at 11:41 AM
Dear Tina and Family,
You are in my thoughts and prayers for the loss of your precious Tulley.
December 12, 2009 at 08:26 AM
So, So, Sorry to hear about sweet Tulley. I'm so thankful to know and hope you do, that we will have our pets when we join them in heaven. We have a tradition in our family, when we lose a pet, we immediately all sit down and write in a pet journal, all of the cute, sweet, funny, loving things that they did. Then we include a bit of fur, a photo, even cut a muddy paw prints from a towel and added it. Memories fade, but this helps us remember the little things about our "loved one".
The Red Shed
December 10, 2009 at 11:03 PM
I am so sorry for your loss. We lost our boxer on December 23rd last year 2008. Joxer was his name. We hung his collar and tags on the tree as a memorial to him.These little beings give such unconditional love.
You were blessed to have a little angel here on earth. Thoughts and prayers go out
to you and your family.
Debra Byrd |
December 10, 2009 at 10:28 PM
So sorry Tina! Hugs!!!
December 10, 2009 at 02:43 PM
I'm so sad for the loss of your dear Tulley. I do know how you feel.
I recently lost my 12 yr old kitty. They leave their paw prints on our hearts and on our souls.
Andrea in Calif
December 10, 2009 at 12:58 AM
Oh Tina Dear, I am so sorry to hear of the passing of your precious Tulley. She was truely a sweetheart and I know made your days sweeter having her by your side. Our pets become a part of us and our family. I know she will be missed. We still miss our little Mandy, (same breed as Tulley) who passed at 15 years also, 2 years ago. They touch our hearts forever, don't they!
Thinking of you and yours Tina!
December 10, 2009 at 12:15 AM
Dear Tina and Family,
I was so sad to hear about the loss of your sweet little doxie, Tulley. We were also blessed with a daschund for several years. We grieved when our Katie died, too. I pray that many sweet memories of Tulley will warm your hearts in the coming days.
Caroline Mintz |
December 09, 2009 at 08:41 PM
Dearest Tina and Family- Very sorry to here about your dear Tulley!I'm very sure Tulley is looking down upon you knowing that someday you will all be together again in a much better and happier place.We just lost our 13 year old sneakers it devastated me and our family. Loosing a pet of that age is like loosing an old and dear friend!God bless dear Tina.
December 09, 2009 at 05:20 PM
Awe, so sorry for your loss. I've lost two precious pets in the past few years and it is so heartbreaking. :-(
December 09, 2009 at 12:47 PM
Losing a dog is like losing someone in the family. I knew what you feel because I also lost my dog last November 28, 2009. It is really hard to accept that they are gone because somehow, they were part of our happy memories. All we can do now is to thank the God Almighty for He gave them to us.
December 08, 2009 at 11:42 PM
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss. We've been there and it is such a difficult thing to go through. My thoughts are with your family.
December 08, 2009 at 09:07 PM
Awww... I know you guys are mourning so! I love my fur babies and sometimes get teary eyed just thinking about them being away from me. Bless you!
December 08, 2009 at 06:32 PM
I can't imagine how you are feeling. I am so sorry....
December 08, 2009 at 06:15 PM
I'm sorry. *big hugs*
December 08, 2009 at 04:57 PM
My heart goes out to you. I know what you are going through as we lost our little dachshund, Annie, on December 5, seven years ago. Our hearts just nearly broke. We now have two more doxies, litter sisters, Dottie and Millie. They are so much a part of our family.
Please know you are in my thoughts.
Pam in Central Texas
December 08, 2009 at 01:38 PM
Tina, I'm so sorry! I know how hard it can be to lose a dear pet! 15 years is long wonderful life for a dog though! I know that doesn't make the pain any less though. My thoughts are with you!
Cindy~My Romantic Home |
December 08, 2009 at 01:31 PM
Oh, so very sorry about your beloved Tulley.
Please know warm thoughts and prayers are sent to you and your family.
December 08, 2009 at 10:16 AM
As Claudia just said, Tulley is running and playing while she waits for you at the Rainbow Bridge....she will live forever in your heart.
All my love....LA
December 08, 2009 at 09:45 AM
Oh, Tina, I am so sorry to hear that you lost your sweet Tulley. I am sitting here reading blogs with my dear little Mini Doxie puppy nestled snugly in my arms. He hasn't been with us a really long time but I wonder what life would be without him! My thoughts and prayers are with you - it's so hard to lose a dearly loved pet. With hugs, ~Adrienne~
December 08, 2009 at 09:00 AM
Oh Tina, I am so very sorry! My heart grieves with you. Our babies just never live long enough no matter what. Tulley was well loved and got to live in heaven before she went to heaven.
December 08, 2009 at 07:17 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss...our pets are truly a part of our family.
Maura (in Kansas) |
December 08, 2009 at 07:13 AM
Dear Tina, I am so sorry for your loss. Pets become more than an animal in our families.
Liliana from Spain
December 08, 2009 at 06:38 AM
Tina and family,
May Tulley live forever in your hearts. Aunt Barbie
AUNT BARBIE |
December 08, 2009 at 06:00 AM
I am truely so very sorry, I know you must miss Tulley so very much.
December 08, 2009 at 05:59 AM
I'm so sorry for your loss.
December 08, 2009 at 03:59 AM
Please accept my condolences for the loss of your precious doggie. She was a very, very lucky girl to have had you and Milton for her parents! I understand how wonderful it is to love our pets like family, as we do here at our home. I have enjoyed the photos you have posted of sweet Tulley, and thank you for them. My thoughts are with you!
Andrea at Opulent Cottage |
December 07, 2009 at 11:54 PM
I am sure you are missing Tulley terribly! Sorry for your loss.
December 07, 2009 at 11:38 PM
Hugs from me and kisses from my Shadow on the loss of your beloved Tulley. Thank you for sharing Tulley with all of us.
December 07, 2009 at 10:44 PM
Tina, I'm so sorry to hear about "Tulley". I know what animals mean to our lives. They bring such a special joy. I know I would be lost with out my Pebbles. I have had her for 13 years. I had a long haired chihuahua for 16 years. I have no kids so they are like my kids.
Many blessings to you and Milton.
December 07, 2009 at 10:23 PM
Tina, I am so sorry for your loss. I don't know what I will do when my Jake is gone..
December 07, 2009 at 10:18 PM
Tina, I am so sorry to hear that your precious Tulley passed away.
December 07, 2009 at 10:06 PM
TINA SO SORRY FOR THE LOSS OF YOUR TULLEY.
December 07, 2009 at 09:36 PM
My condolences. I know how hard the passing of a beloved pet can be.
Cathy M |
December 07, 2009 at 09:30 PM
My heart hurts for you. I sent an email, so check your inbox. I love you, Lulu
Linda Lulu |
December 07, 2009 at 08:01 PM
So sorry to hear of your loss. Pets are a huge part of the family... I know I have lost many of them, it never gets easy.. Hope you and your family have a great holiday season.
Pat Glass |
December 07, 2009 at 07:57 PM
Oh Tulley....... you will be so missed... with your dear sweet face....
Hugs and love ,
Linda's Blue Gate |
December 07, 2009 at 05:30 PM
I am so sorry to hear that Tulley is not with you anymore. I am sure Tulley was like one of the family to you and will be missed by all of you. Tulley had a lot of love to give you and that love will stay with you.
December 07, 2009 at 05:10 PM
Poor sweet Tulley, I am so sorry Tina. I know y'all will miss her.
love ya, Stacy
December 07, 2009 at 04:14 PM
So sorry for the loss of your sweet friend.
Karen W |
December 07, 2009 at 04:09 PM
I have been thinking about you! I am sooo sorry! I know how close you were to Tulley!! Know that Tulley had a wonderful life with you, Milton and Mika! It is soo hard to see them get so down. Know now that Tulley is having a great time!! Yall gave Tulley a GREAT life!!! What a sweet picture!!
love you lots!
Staci Bryan |
December 07, 2009 at 04:05 PM
Ohhhh dear Tina.....I am so very sorry to hear about sweet Tulley's passing. I know that she has been such a blessing to you and your family. May you always carry her memories in your heart. You will meet each other again someday. For now, Tulley will be your little guardian angel.
God bless you and your family,
sweet cottage dreams |
December 07, 2009 at 03:07 PM
I am so sorry about your beloved Tulley.
Debbie From Illinois |
December 07, 2009 at 02:30 PM
I am so very sorry to hear your sad news. Our dogs give us constant and unconditional love, and the loss of that love will be forever missed. May sweet, loving Tully rest in peace.
We lost both our geriatric dogs within a span of 5 months, and honestly...thought my heart would never recover. We plodded forward, with the help of 2 adorable, loving young terriers (Jake and Rusty)that we adopted from an animal shelter.
We send our deepest condolences.
Marilyn, Jake, and Rusty (in Dallas)
December 07, 2009 at 02:01 PM
Ohh Dearest Tina & Family,
I am so very sorry. My heart breaks for you. We lost our precious sugarbear, Max, two years ago this December. I still miss him so. We gave our hearts to another little one, but Max will always have his special place, just as your precious Tulley will always have that place in your heart. May God heal your sad heart as sweet Tulley journeys on to the rainbow bridge.
Hugs and sweet blessings,
December 07, 2009 at 01:54 PM
Tina - so, so sorry for your loss. We let one of our kitties go to the big litter box in the sky just a week ago. Very hard thing to get over, so stay strong.
Karen in DE |
December 07, 2009 at 01:51 PM
Sweet Tulley rest in peace precious fur baby!
Miss Tina I am so so sorry for your loss....
Sending virtual hugzzzzzzz to help comfort you thru this difficult time!
Do let me know if there is anything I can do...I am here for you sweet cherry friend!
Dollys Cherry Heart |
December 07, 2009 at 01:49 PM
Those little souls live in our hearts. My heart is heavy for you.
Terri Lewis |
December 07, 2009 at 01:41 PM
Oh Tina..I am so, so sorry for your great loss. I know I am not great atleaving comments but I am a regular reader and Tulley was always a joy to see and hear about. We come to know one another through blogging and with that, to know our families as well...that included our pets. I felt I *knew* Tulley. My heart breaks for you all...bless you. Bless sweet Tulley.
Susie Q |
December 07, 2009 at 12:56 PM
I am so sorry. Blessed are our animals that are family and blessed are the families who love them so.
Shirley & Ty-Ger
shirley hanley |
December 07, 2009 at 12:43 PM
Tina,Milton,Mika & Margie~ I know Tulley
was a joy in your lives for so long,but
Tulley is now in heaven with her little
head on a nice cherry cloud and the
angels softly stroking her fur as a
"Welcome Home".Tulley will always be in
our Hearts.Thank you for sharing Tulley's
life with us.:O)
December 07, 2009 at 12:33 PM
So sorry for your loss. Pets are so special and such an important part of our lives. I know she will be deeply missed. I feel the need to go hug my Yorkie now. He is seven years old and just spoiled rotten.
December 07, 2009 at 12:20 PM
We lost our Bernese Mountain Dog Moose last spring. Over the weekend, while unpacking the Christmas ornaments and such, we ran across 'his' ornaments. We both had tears. Moose was only 6 and we still miss him so....they do become a part of our families...
Thank you for sharing and I'm so sorry for your loss of Tully...
December 07, 2009 at 11:27 AM
Tina - so, so, so very sorry. I never understood the love of a pet until jus' a few years ago - so now I completely understand the loss of one. I'll be thinking of you - love, Cathy
December 07, 2009 at 11:02 AM
I read your blog with great interest...as I'm on the other side of the pond...England....I'm so sorry to read of your loss...she looked such a sweet little girl.
I know how very painful it is to lose a treasured pet and hope you all feel better soon...God bless you all.
December 07, 2009 at 11:01 AM
I am so sorry to hear about poor sweet Tulley. Furry friends are so dear to our hearts. Sending big hugs your way!!
December 07, 2009 at 10:53 AM
My thoughts and saddened heart are with you and your family in your loss of your precious Tulley. Thank you Tulley for loving your family ...you gave them so much happiness and pleasure. You will be missed greatly, but I know your memories and love will live forever in their hearts. I Love all of my Granddoggies and Grandkitties:).
Doggie Angel Hugs,
Janice (BellaDella's Mom)
Janice Turner |
December 07, 2009 at 10:50 AM
Thoughts and prayers are with you and your family. It is so difficult losing a pet. They are like a child to us. Take care and know she is resting in Heaven. Bless you all.
December 07, 2009 at 10:39 AM
I am sorry for the loss of your beloved pet. I have had pets that were special. Losing them is so very hard. I now have 2 dogs in my life who are old and are facing some medical problems. I hope the writer of 'Rainbow bridge' is right. It will really be heaven to me if my Mouse, Mutt, Beulah, and Dixie are there.
Roxie Meiske |
December 07, 2009 at 10:15 AM
Oh Tina! So sorry for your loss of sweet Tulley! Its awlays so hard to lose our little furry best buddies! Breaks my heart for you...thoughts & prayers your way sweets!
Debbie Bell |
December 07, 2009 at 10:08 AM
So sorry for your loss.
December 07, 2009 at 09:19 AM
I'm so sorry and my prays are with you and your family. We lost our little Katie several years ago and I still think about her and now that Paisley is eleven I try not to think about that day!
December 07, 2009 at 08:26 AM
My heart is broken for you and your family. We need our pets as much as they need us. Sending much love and prayers your way.
December 07, 2009 at 08:24 AM
I am so sorry for your loss of your beloved Tulley. We have lost members of our animal family, so I know how you all are feeling. You are in my prayers!!
Debbie Hooper |
December 07, 2009 at 08:16 AM
Miss Tina and Family - My condolences on the loss of your sweet Tulley, she has left your family with lots of memories so she will always be close by at heart, know that I will keep your family in prayer.
December 07, 2009 at 07:49 AM
Oh no, I'm so sorry to hear this. I know that Tulley was a very important member of your family. My thoughts are with you & your family.
December 07, 2009 at 07:48 AM
I am so sorry. They truly become part of our family. Remember the 15 years of love and devotion Tully gave you. They bring us such joy and ask for so little.
December 07, 2009 at 07:43 AM
My heart aches for you Tina. I am so sorry for your loss of a family member. That's what those pets are ya know - family. When I was in my early twenties I lost my little doggie that I had had for about 12 years and I almost died of hearatbreak and grief. Memories ~ I'm sure you have plenty.
The Library Lady
Diane ~ The Library Lady |
December 07, 2009 at 07:43 AM
I send my condolences and prayers to you and your family for your loss of Tulley. The memories and unconditional love she gave is something that will be in your hearts until you meet at the Rainbow Bridge.
December 07, 2009 at 07:30 AM
I was so sad to check in and read your post. I'm so sorry for the loss of Tulley. I know how hard this is on your family and my thoughts and prayers are with all of you.
Hugs - Karen
December 07, 2009 at 07:30 AM
Bless your heart.... many many thoughts are with you and I know prayers are being said for you in your sadness. It is a fact of life that we all like to forget about, push aside, and ignore when these furbabies are with us. It is not a happy reality. Our beloved pets will leave us before our time is finished here. DON'T LIKE THAT!! They do add so much to our days. It's priceless. I am so sorry aboaut Tulley. I'm thankful for the pics and memories I have of the pets that have left our family already. :-) Always special in our hearts, never forgotten. Thank you for sharing this very hard day with us. We all feel the ache in your heart. Blessings....
December 07, 2009 at 07:26 AM
Oh my Tina, I am so sorry. Fifteen years is a long time. We had our beloved Bailey for fifteen and a half. We lost her last year. I agree with Claudia. Somewhere Tulley is romping and playing...maybe with my Bailey.
Hugs to you and your family.
December 07, 2009 at 07:17 AM
I'm feeling your pain and loss. We, too, lost our beloved dog Maxie just six months ago. She was 15 also and had been in our lives since she was a mere 7 weeks old. She watching over you and waiting for you at the rainbow bridge. Prayers to you.
December 07, 2009 at 07:08 AM
I'm so sorry! Pets are very important and such a huge part of family life. Sending thoughts and prayers your way...
December 07, 2009 at 07:00 AM
Oh Tina, I'm so sorry. Tracy
December 07, 2009 at 06:05 AM
I am so very very sorry and sad to hear about your loss of your beloved Tulley.
There are no words. Please know that we are thinking of you.
Daisy Cottage |
December 07, 2009 at 06:00 AM
I am so so sorry for your loss. :( I am sure she had a good 15 years of life with you. :)
December 07, 2009 at 01:00 AM
I am so sorry to hear about your sweet Tulley. We have all been there and we know how you are feeling. Sending you love, hugs, and prayers for all of your family.
December 06, 2009 at 11:23 PM
Tina, I had not been on here all day and did not know you had posted this.We all loved Tulley so much. She was a wonderful wienner dog.Her moon walk out of the kitchen was so cute and so funny. I miss her and will always miss her.I will be thinking of you and Milton and Mika.You know how I am about dogs.I love her and you too.Your sister,Kathy Sue
December 06, 2009 at 11:10 PM
Oh Tina!! I am so, so sorry! I did not know or I would have written sooner. You are in our thoughts and prayers. I know she loved you soooo much and you her. Hugs and More Hugs....Love you, Sis-in-law!
Karen Johson |
December 06, 2009 at 10:56 PM
I share your pain. I lost my 15 yr. old Brandy on Nov. 12 so I know how you are feeling. For something so small, they sure leave a big hole when they leave. It does get better, but for now just cherish your memories and cry all you want to.
December 06, 2009 at 10:50 PM
Dear Tina and your Family,
I am so very sorry for your loss, I know exactly how you feel. Pets are like your children and it's like losing one of them. My thoughts and prayers are with you all!
Laura Reed |
December 06, 2009 at 10:25 PM
Dear Tina and Family,
I am so sorry for your loss....this is such a hard time of year to loose someone you love so much....not that any time is easy. I lost my Dad a week before Christmas and I know how it feels.....please know you are all in my thoughts.
Sandy McClay |
December 06, 2009 at 10:05 PM
Tina, I'm so sorry about your puppy. we lost our Holly at the end of September after 15 1/2 years so I can relate to how empty you feel now. Please accept my sympathy with your loss.
December 06, 2009 at 10:02 PM
Oh Tina, I am so sorry to hear about your
precious Tulley. I thought something was
wrong since you hadn't written in several
days. I'm glad you posted that adorable
picture of her with her blankie over her
head. Too cute! I also loved the picture
of her eating the Doritos. What a cutie
sweetie pie!! Take care and remember a
lot of people have you in their thoughts
Becky from Tennessee |
December 06, 2009 at 10:02 PM
Ah, Tina (and family)....I am so sorry :-( To lose such a special part of your life...even if it is an 'expected' thing...is never easy.
I am glad that Tulley had good, long years with you. And I know you will treasure those memories forever.
God grant you peace and solace...
December 06, 2009 at 09:32 PM
I'm sorry and my heart hurts with yours.
December 06, 2009 at 09:26 PM
I'm so very sorry to hear of Tulley's passing. May you all keep her special memories close to your heart!!
December 06, 2009 at 09:05 PM
So so sorry that you lost her at this time of year....any time of year.. I know she is frolicking upstairs and having a grand time...sweet Tulley...
December 06, 2009 at 08:59 PM
I'm so sorry Tina. I do know how hard it is to lose these precious babies. Our 12 year old pug died last month and part of my heart went with my Barney.
You will be in my prayers,
December 06, 2009 at 08:52 PM
Tina & Family,
I am so sorry for your loss. Sending you lots of love and prayers for comfort.
December 06, 2009 at 08:50 PM
I am truly, truly sorry. Whether 1 year or 15, our beloved pets are such a part of our family and our hearts that the loss is devastating.
Debbie York |
December 06, 2009 at 08:45 PM
Tina~ My heart goes out to you and your
family in the loss of Tulley. I know
what it is like to loose a pet that you
have had for a long time. It hurts,but
Tulley is in a much better place with
her head laid upon a big cherry cloud.
December 06, 2009 at 08:11 PM
Oh Tina I am so Sorrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrrry for the loss of your precious friend Tulley. I am going to send you an email with a poem that I love so much. Take time to cry your tears but, remember all the wonderful hours of love the two of you shared. Hugs! Charlene
December 06, 2009 at 08:05 PM
I am very sorry, Tina.
December 06, 2009 at 08:03 PM
I am so sorry about your sweet pup passing away. I know your family is heart broken. Sending thoughts and prayers your way.
December 06, 2009 at 07:58 PM
I am sorry..that is VERY difficult!
sandy toe |
December 06, 2009 at 07:58 PM
Oh Tina - I am so SO sorry. My heart hurts for you and your family.
December 06, 2009 at 07:55 PM
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