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Dear Safari,

 

It's been a year and I still miss you so much. It’s hard to grasp the fact that you are gone and I so wish that I could have had more time with you. But I couldn’t have you here in pain, scared and confused. I hope you understand why I had to let you go.

 

I remember the day we met. This picture says it all.

 

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Our first days were exciting, crazy and fun. You were so curious about life. Everything was worth screaming about and talking about. I loved watching you learn about the world. Your energy and excitement over even the little things made me more aware of life and appreciate even the little things. You were a funny mix of appearing so outgoing but having a constant need to be comforted. I love this picture of your first night home. You would explore but had to come back crashing into me to make sure things were still secure. It made me feel so special that you put your trust in me.

 

 

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I miss so much about you. You were such a silly guy. I promised to take care of your plastic family and I have. I miss seeing them scattered throughout the yard and tripping over them in the kitchen. I miss being able to cuddle with you at night and your paws poking me in the back. I miss you with Ave and the supersonic energy that was created from this combination. Mostly I miss the cuddling, you looking out for me and making me feel like I am the most important person in the world. I miss seeing you on the window seat so excited to see me come home and hearing your rooing even before I could get to the door. I am so fortunate to have had you in my life.

 

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So the day came and we must now travel different paths. I hope you are going after this journey with the energy and excitement that you showed when you began your journey with me. Be brave and know that you are more than missed. It’s okay to be scared and to wonder where I am. I am with you, hugging you, holding you and protecting you. I’m just in a different place doing this. I know it may feel scary and strange as you work your way through your new world but it’s okay. You will be okay. We will both be okay.

 

Aljo on a Safari 12/10/1999 - 9/29/2009

 

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What a beautiful tribute. Safari was very beautiful and very much loved :grouphug

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Xavi the galgo and Peter the cat. Missing Iker the galgo ?-Feb.9/19, Treasure (USS Treasure) April 12/01-May 6/13, Phoenix (Hallo Top Son) Dec.14/99-June 4/11 and Loca (Reko Swahili) Oct.9/95 - June 1/09, Allen the boss cat, died late November, 2021, age 19.

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Your words paint a picture of a wonderful dog, and a wonderful bond between the two of you.

 

Hugs in your time of remembrance.

 

Rest well, handsome boy.

Star aka Starz Ovation (Ronco x Oneco Maggie*, litter #48538), Coco aka Low Key (Kiowa Mon Manny x Party Hardy, litter # 59881), and mom in Illinois
We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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I loved your tribute to your handsome Safari.

How lucky the two of you were to have found each other.

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Rest in peace, sweet boy.

Rita, mom to Dakota (Dakotas Dream) & Wish (Kiowa Wish Wish) and my angels

Toby (Sol Marcus) and Robin (Greys Robin Hood)

Forever missing our beloved Robin and Toby

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened." Anatole France

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Big :grouphug to you. Safari knows....and is good.

 

 

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Blair, Stella (DND Heather), Lizzie (M's Deadra), Hitch (Hallo Dominant) and House (Mac's Dr. House)

Missing my handsome men Lewis (Vs Lowrider) - 11/11/01 - 3/11/09, Kevin (Dakota's Hi Five) - 1/1/06 - 4/18/11 and my cat, Sparkle Baby - ??/??/96 - 4/23/11

"The gift which I am sending you is called a dog, and is, in fact, the most precious and valuable possession of mankind." (Theodorus Gaza)

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He was such a special, loving dog. I miss him so much too. The three of you are all so lucky to have found each other. It's so difficult to feel the pain, but so easy to feel the love and I know Safari is looking down on you with love & rooing. :rolleyes:

Jen 
Forever in my heart: my girl Raspberry & my boys Quiet Man, Murphy, Ducky & Wylie
www.greyhoundadventures.org & www.greyhoundamberalert.org & www.duckypaws.com

 

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Safari was a very special boy and I remember his passing. He is sorely missed.

Kyle with Stewie ('Super C Ledoux, Super C Sampson x Sing It Blondie) and forever missing my three angels, Jack ('Roy Jack', Greys Flambeau x Miss Cobblepot) and Charlie ('CTR Midas Touch', Leo's Midas x Hallo Argentina) and Shelby ('Shari's Hooty', Flying Viper x Shari Carusi) running free across the bridge.

Gus an coinnich sinn a'rithist my boys and little girl.

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A truly beautiful tribute.

 

It's been almost a year for me since I lost Suzy, and I still don't know how I am going to get through the day without seeing her.

Deb, and da Croo
In my heart always, my Bridge Angels - Macavity, Tila the wannabe, Dexter, CDN Cold Snap (Candy), PC Herode Boy, WZ Moody, Poco Zinny, EM's Scully, Lonsome Billy, Lucas, Hurry Hannah, Daisy (Apache Blitz), Sadie (Kickapoo Kara), USS Maxi, Sam's Attaboy, Crystal Souza, Gifted Suzy, Zena, and Jetlag who never made it home.

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:grouphug

Paula & her pups--Paneer (WW Outlook Ladd), Kira & Rhett (the whippets)
Forever in my heart...Tinsel (Born's Bounder - 11/9/90-12/18/01), Piper, Chevy, Keno, Zuma, Little One, Phaelin & Winnie
Greyhound Adoption Center ~ So Cal rep for Whippet Rescue And Placement

For beautiful beaded collars, check out my Facebook page: The Swanky Hound

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What a beautiful love story......

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Robin, EZ (Tribal Track), JJ (What a Story), Dustin (E's Full House) and our beautiful Jack (Mana Black Jack) and Lily (Chip's Little Miss Lily) both at the Bridge
The WFUBCC honors our beautiful friends at the bridge. Godspeed sweet angels.

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