10.05.2011

saying goodbye is hard to do.

as i write this, my dog, bo, will be going to sleep...forever.
he is a 15-yr old terrier-chow mix.
i swear he has/had nine lives.
i bought him as a puppy in colorado.
he lived in the snow.
rode the airplane back home to hawaii.
stayed in quarantine for three months.
survived two dog fights with foxy brown,
resulting in one surgery,
and has since been dealing with liver failure,
among other things.
yet, you'll still find him at the dinner table every night begging for food.
my hope is that bobo will still be there when i get home.
that the family reconsidered and decided to care for him
a little while longer...

goodbye.

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(dress, fighting eel (similar)(similar); blazer, bebe (similar);
clutch, gifted (similar)(similar); shoes, nine west (similar))


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47 comments:

  1. We are so sorry. A pet is like a member of the family. We lost our dog 4 years ago and we still think about him all the time. 15 years is a long time too! We will be thinking of you and your family.

    Heather and Kayla

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  2. So sorry about your dog :( I know how bad that hurts.

    I really like the stripes and leopard combo in this outfit.

    I have been craving wontons for a month now. Mmmm.

    <3 Rachel
    dress ups and mess ups

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  3. Having to let go is the worst but I think with a pet it can be harder in a different way then people. The only thing holding me back from moving out of my dad's house is my cat, Oreo. He's the first love of my life. :)

    &as a second note, those wontons look amazingly delicious.

    Feel better! :)

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  4. I am so sorry to hear about Bo - I can only imagine how much you will be missing him :(

    *HUG*

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  5. Oomph I am so sorry to hear that about Bobo. I understand how you feel. I had two dogs and they were so close, that they died month's apart. Animals are a part of our family! It's definitely a loss. Your family will reach the best decision for all. I adore your entire outfit. That leopard belt looks awesome with your dress and super loving that straw clutch. It is gorgeous! It's a BEAUTIFUL outfit girl. ((HUG))
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    SassyUptownChic xoxo Kim

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  6. It's devastating to lose your pet. I am so so so sorry.

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  7. Awww I am so sorry dear!! Loosing a pet is soo hard, but especially when you've had one as long as you had bobo. My old dog is about 15 as well and he's slowly going downhill, it's so sad :(
    On a brighter note, you look lovely as always, the leopard print belt is great with the striped dress and your wonderful clutch. Hope you feel better soon
    xJennaD

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  8. I'm so, so sorry. Losing a pet is so hard...especially when they've become another member of your family after 15 years. I'll be sending virtual hugs your way tonight...

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  9. I'm so sorry. losing a pet is definitely one of the hardest things to go through. I was literally tearing up as i was reading your post. Just keep your head up and know that you gave him the BEST life he could of had while he was here. Sorry again girl :(

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  10. oh no, i'm so sorry to hear about bo!! losing a pet is so hard to do.

    on another note, i do really love your outfit. the blazer and the purse really dress up the dress and i love the big ring!

    cute & little

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  11. I'm sorry dear- I'm sending extra love your way today for you and your dog.

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  12. im so sorry to hear about your dog =( i have a great love for dogs and it breaks my heart to hear about your baby doggie :( hugs!!

    x

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  13. Oh Sweetie. I am so sorry to hear. I had a chow mix and she was the best dog. Keep your chin up!

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  14. So sorry about your dog. I had to put my cat down a couple years ago, and it was one of the hardest things I ever had to do.

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  15. Oh no! Losing a pet is the worst! This post makes me want to cry. :( I am so sorry.

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  16. ohh sorry. I understand your state.Kiko is my baby and I don't know what I do it whitout Kiko.


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  17. I'm so sorry, Rebecca. It's terribly hard to lose a pet. They become a little loved one in furry clothing. My heartfelt condolences.

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  18. aww im so sorry for your loss. i cant even imagine how tough it must be for you. xx

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  19. I got all choked up reading this because I just went through this not too long ago. My dog was 15 too and I swear he had nine lives just as well. It's the worse feeling to me. Hope you get better :( He's in a better place...

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  20. Aww that's so sad! You must be feeling awful! :(
    It's weird to talk about your outfit after this, but you do look amazing. The whole outfit is fantastic.

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  21. I'm so sorry about the loss, I'm crying as I read this post, I can only imagine the pain. I can't imagine my life it without my dog! Hope you're feeling better soon, you do look amazing by the way. xx

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  22. I'm sorry :( Losing a pet is never easy.

    On another note... that ring is massive!

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  23. poor lil creature. I feel sorry for you. it is always hard to lose a cherished little pet. your outfit is as stunning as usual..

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  24. So sorry for your loss. Owning a pet is the most wonderful and heart wrenching experience anyone can go through. Be grateful and feel blessed for the short time we have with them.

    xo-AlbeeLucky.blogspot.com

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  25. I had to put my cat to sleep on Sunday after 15 years of having her. I held her while they did the procedure and I'm finding it very hard to not cry every second of the day. I know what you're going through and I hope time will do what time does best: heal. My sincerest condolences. I know you'll miss him to death!

    www.plentyforpennies.com

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  27. so sad, my best friend just lost her dog a few days ago to, so heartbreaking...

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  28. Sorry to hear about this. I never had pets growing up and only now do I really understand the impact of losing one, especially one that you had for so long.
    hugs & ♥ laura

    the blog of worldly delights

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  29. oh no :( i´m so sorry for your doggie, this is really hard, i consider my pets always as family member and i remember when my first dog died after 18 (!) years i was crying 3 days but in my heart he still will live forever!!!
    love and kiss,mary

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  30. Ow No :'( I love dogs ,my dog is 1 and a half years old . . . Bo is so cute !

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  31. :'( i just remembered my little lovebird: Charlie :( he passed away this year and still hurts.. he was 12 years old.. that's a lot for a little bird right? so i'm thankful that he spent his life with me.. hope you are too for bobo.. RIP..

    ps. love ur blazer outfit!


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    teresa
    www.trend-ish.com

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  32. AWW, sorry for the loss. XOXO

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  33. Oh, I am so sorry! Puppies are members of our family and it hurts to lose them. *hugs*

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  34. Oh my love,
    i am so sorry and my heart is so with you. I still miss my baby. It's like i lost a piece of me.
    xXx
    Reva

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  35. I'm so sorry :( I know how painful it is... our little furry friends are part of our family... it's so sad.

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  36. Poor little guy. He has been through a lot. I'm so sorry for your loss.
    Bre

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  37. Love this outfit love the accessories, You look very stylish... I follow you but I don't know what's wrong whit the blog you don't show up in the blog followers
    :-(...

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  38. So sorry to hear about your dog!

    XOXO
    Shels

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  39. Sorry for your dog>:( Losing a pet is so painful.I know the feeling is so bad. Just lost my 7 1/2 yrs old maltese too this year and really put an emptiness in our family.

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  40. I am sorry to hear about Bobo. I truly believe that all dogs goes to heaven and I'm sure he is in a better place. If he could talk, I bet he would say, thanks for spoiling me and always being by my side. He is probably watching over you and your family.

    Much love and positive thoughts.

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  41. I'm so sorry for your loss! Sounds like bo lived a long and wonderful 15 years.

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  42. I'm so sorry, it's so hard losing a pet. It sounded like he had a very good life and you all were lucky to have found one another :o) xoxo

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  43. I'm so sorry! ;(
    I love your outfit here, and that clutch is amazing!

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  44. So sorry to hear about Bobo. =( He's so adorable, I hope he did not suffer.

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