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Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Bonner: The Rainbow Bridge is a Better Place

BONNER V. ~ July 19th,2001 - May 2, 2014
(This water color is by artist D.J.Rogers, a California artist. We found it online.)

Our good friend and next door neighbor, Bonner, had inoperable cancer in his jaw and has been hanging on to life for several months now, keeping comfortable. The poor fellow's face had a grapefruit sized tumor, but he didn't let it affect his cheerful personality.  He always wagged his tail and went for walks with his mama and daddy each day, greeting us with joy.  Last Friday he no longer had that sparkle in his eyes that said he wanted to carry on.  His mommy fixed him his favorite meal, scrambled eggs & cat food for breakfast.  The 2 grandsons came over to have one last marshmallow roast with him at the fire-pit, which was his favorite activity with the boys. Sharing roasted marshmallows...most pleasurable.  He had a wonderful morning doing things that he loved, with the people he loved.  In the early afternoon his doctor came to his home and Bonner, beautiful, big, yellow Labrador went to the Rainbow Bridge.  We are all sad, but know that we will see him again some day, and he will be running and jumping and smiling his big Lab smile at the reunion.

Run free buddy.  You were a good boy.

Love,
Baby Rocket Dog & Hootie
and family

ps-Today is Hootie's 6th birthday so we're going for a ride in the car with our peeps. This should cheer us up.

9 comments:

Two French Bulldogs said...

Run free Sweets! A beautiful painting
Snorts,
Lily & Edward

Noodles said...

Run free sweet Bonner. Sorry you lost your FURiend, Baby Rocket and Hootie.
Love Noodles

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Run Free and Fast Bonner... Til we meet again. We are so sorry that the fight was lost. We are certain that the sad family will have Marvelous HAPPY Memories to help them through this difficult time.

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Howdy Mates, so sorry to hear about your furiend Bonner. We send his family sincere sympathy. Run fast, run free Bonner. Hope you enjoy your car ride Hootie. Happy Birthday to you. No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

Ruby said...

Oh, that is a most beautiful painting of Bonner! He sure sounds like a sweet fellow. I sure am glads he had lots of loves and happiness though his life and at the end. The Bridge is a brighter place now...
Oh Happy Happy Happy Burthday Hootie!!! I hopes you have a most FABulous Burthday!!
Kisses,
Ruby ♥

Idaho PugRanch said...

Sorry to hear about your friend. Sounds like he had a wonderful life right till he had to say goodbye
hugs
Mr Bailey, Hazel & Greta
and Happy Birthday Hootie!

Sagira said...

Very sorry to hear about your friend. What a beautiful painting.

Mitch and Molly said...

We are so sorry to hear about Bonner. What a fabulous painting.

Love ya lots♥
Mitch and Molly

TrixieAndLily said...

This is Trixie and Lily! We started our new blog (in case you don't recognize our ID, that is why.) SO sorry to hear about your neighbor dog! When Sammy died the doctor came to our house also, and it was much better that way, very peaceful for Sammy-Joe and more comforting for Mama.