I Lost My Best Friend Today....

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Real Estate Agent with Keller Williams 414-525-0563

 March 11th....is the day that we will always remember....my Father passed away nine years ago today...I miss him every day and hope that he would be proud of me...of all his children....and know that my Mother, at 90, and each of us work to that goal every day. 

 Cosmo  About a month ago....we had our vet the house....and both Cosmo and Magic got their physicals. Cosmo is 18 and Magic is 8. Cosmo was losing weight but still eating and playing and being my best friend....knowing when I needed cuddling, a kiss, a snuggle. And early this evening...Cosmo, on the very same day....and nearly at the same time...went to be with my Dad and give him the snuggles and kisses that we no longer can.  The tears flow freely as I write this...it is a kind of therapy for me. We know that had a long and lovely life....and he was all the best of a best friend any one could want or need. Here is is...he had a tail he was especially proud of....always regally high in the air...and a sort of mane that made him so much the friendly lion.

     I love you Cosmo...you have just left us now...quietly.....Be Dad's forever friend as you were to us for almost 2 decades.daisies

  

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Rainmaker
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Bill & Cyndi Daves
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Sally - I am so sorry for your loss of your best friend Cosmo.  Hopefully you are comforted in knowing that Cosmo lived a full and, obviously, happy life!! 

Hugs, Cyndi

March 11, 2012 06:36 PM
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Sorry for your loss. May your good memories comfort you.

March 11, 2012 06:37 PM
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Loving being never die, they live in the hearts of their loved ones.

March 11, 2012 07:23 PM
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Thank you....your thoughts mean a lot at this difficult time.

March 11, 2012 07:25 PM
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I am so glad you took my call tonight! Dad would be so proud of you. It hurts so much to love.

I adore you.

Margaret

March 11, 2012 07:53 PM
Rainmaker
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I sooo appreciated your call tonite...it does hurt to love....but it would hurt so much more not to have ever loved.

March 11, 2012 07:57 PM
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So sad the pets as some people use the term can and in my case is a part of the family and she knows it.  I do love her so

March 12, 2012 03:03 AM
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Sally - I'm so so sorry and I'm tearing up here as I know how it feels.  It's so hard, but you are looking at this the right way and they will be together.  Hang in there and cherish every moment w/ Magic.

March 12, 2012 04:28 AM
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So sorry to hear about your loss of Cosmo.  He will be a great companion for your Dad though and loving memories will keep him alive in your hearts forever, as with your Dad.

March 12, 2012 04:36 AM
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I am so sorry to hear that guys...Cosmo is now with your Dad, what a lovely thought that must be.  You are in my thoughts too.....I know that losing a fur baby, for me, is like losing a family member.  They are 'not just pets" as some believe....I know you feel the same way as I do.  I hope Magic transitions OK now....keep us updated, we care :-)

March 12, 2012 06:38 AM
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Thank you all for your kind thoughts....it is a very hard day for us....and for those of you who have been thru it, you understand....and appreciate it what joy a pet can bring to your life.

March 12, 2012 06:59 AM
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Oh Sally, I am so sad for your loss... I lost my Spotty in Feb 2011 and I still miss him dearly. I am glad your daddy will now have the company of a wonderful furry baby. <3

 

March 12, 2012 09:31 AM
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Sally and David I am so sorry..I know that Cosmo meant the world 2 you..there isn't much comfort to I'm sorry..I know that...Your dad must have needed him and now the two can watch over you!  luv u xoxo p.s.  maybe they are hanging with my sammy.  One can only hope! :) 

March 12, 2012 09:58 AM
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Sally and David--I am so sorry to hear of your loss...losses. It is obvious how much you love your father still and how very sad that Cosmo left you on the same day. There is comfort in knowing that they are both in a better place and how lucky for Cosmo that he had a family that loved him so very much.

March 12, 2012 04:35 PM
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Jim Frimmer
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Oh, no! I'm so sorry Cosmo is gone. Russel and I were out celebrating his birthday while you were losing a loved one and remember a loved one.

I'm actually over here as a messenger for Russel today since I have quit commenting. He wanted me to let you know that he left a little surprise in his most recent blog post at his Russel Ray Photos WordPress blog. You can find it here: http://russelrayphotos2.com/2012/03/13/the-city-of-long-beach/

I think you'll like it, and I hope it cheers you up a little with Cosmo gone.

March 13, 2012 09:14 AM
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Sally, I am so very sorry for your loss, I know your heart must be aching.  Cosmo will always be with you in your warm memories through so many years.  Hugs through cyberspace to you, David and Magic.  xoxox

March 13, 2012 05:33 PM
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Sally

My sincerest condolences. The loss of a pet is as heavy as the loss of a family member, because a pet IS family. We know we will likely outlive our pets...but we have them anyway because of the mountains of love and joy they bring to our lives. Cherish those memories. Now, give Magic a hug, because surely, Magic is feeling the loss, too.

Take care

March 13, 2012 10:27 PM
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I cannot thank you all for the warm thoughts we have received during this difficult time. Yes...Magic too is feeling lost without the big brother who always took the very best care of him...from giving him a bath to sharing toys and treats....if more people had Cosmo's personality and spirit, the world would be a far different place.
March 14, 2012 03:03 AM
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