Friday, December 16, 2011

Such a Sad Day


UPDATE TO THIS POST:

MAYZIE'S MOM HAS SET UP A PAYPAL ACCOUNT TO ACCEPT DONATIONS FOR SANDRA AND HER FAMILY. CLICK ON THE BADGE BELOW IF YOU ARE ABLE TO DONATE EVEN A VERY FEW GREEN PAPERS.
For more details, please see Mayzie's blog.






We had a different post in mind for today, but somehow it just doesn't seem appropriate after the terrible news we heard.


Today we are thinking very sadly about our friends at The Pittie Pack. You have probably read on some of the other blogs how there was a devastating fire in their home early today. Thankfully the humans all escaped the fire safely, but five of their seven dogs died, including sweet Shelby who won all our hearts a few years ago as she fought to save her own life and her pups.



The loss of the life of each of these cherished pets is just too sad for words. Our hearts are very heavy and we send our deepest sympathy to the family and the two surviving pups. We cannot imagine the sorrow they must be feeling. The family has lost everything. We know there is a move underway for donations to be made from Blogville. We will share the information when we know more. If you can spare a few dollars, we know it is going to be put to very good use. We know times are tough for so many these days, but even if you can't contribute any money, please stop by their blog and leave them some comforting words. Kissa-Bull, The Pittie Pack.

When one of us is hurting this badly, we ALL hurt - sadly this is very true right now.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning and Mom





46 comments:

Nola said...

Run free
Dachshund Nola

Sue said...

Oh what awful news. I can't even think about losing several of my pups at once like that. Please keep us informed on how they're doing and how we can help.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Such news is just too horrible for words.

SissySees said...

How devastating! I'm glad the office party is home and I can go hug and kiss the fur-girls momentarily.

Furry Bottoms said...

What, what what?!! I heard nothing of this before your post. SHELBY?!!!! I am all choked up :(

Sugar the Golden Retriever said...

Woof! Woof1 Soooo SAD. They are great bloggie friends. We send our LOVE to them. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Jake of Florida said...

This is beyond sad -- what a nightmare. The chip in account is very easy to use and I think every bit will help Sandra.

Joan and the Barkies

Wild Dingo said...

Devestating! i'm so sad for them. please let us know on donations. I'm in.

3 doxies said...

Thanks for posting!
I am still trying to wrap my head around this tragedy...so heart breaking...I still can't find the words.

Puddles and mom

Ginger Jasper said...

Such hearbreaking news and how they will be suffering. I send love and will go and help a little xx

scotsmad said...

It's true...we all hurt. We only read the news this morning. Such a tragedy. We think especially of Shelby and her short,sad life.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

River said...

This is so terrible. So unfair. We will be thinking of them this Christmas and sending hugs.

love & wags,
River

Reilly / Denny Cowspotdogs said...

We can not even imagine how terribly heartbreaking this must be - to not only lose a home, but everything in it and the beloved furbabies as well. We are off to donate now.

K9 Katastrophie said...

We are so sad.

Tucker The Crestie said...

Oh my God! This is just horrible. We don't know The Pittie Pack, but obviously whether they are known to us or not, our hearts go out to them. The scope of this heartache is past our comprehension.

Max the Quilt Cat said...

Oh what a tragedy.... we are sending purrrs to the family.... Thanks for posting the chipin...

pawhugs, Max, Bugsy and Knuckles

Amber DaWeenie said...

We will do what we can to help....

Maggie and Mitch said...

Our hearts have been breaking all day long for Sandra and her pack. What a horrible tragedy! We donated and we sure wish that it could have been more.

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Sagira said...

Frankie just emailed us the news and we were in shock and now full of tears and broken hearts. Can't even imagine their pain. :(

Au and Target said...

Oh how hideous! We'll send some ringgit.

Clive said...

That is such terrible news!

So sad ...

Madi and Mom said...

Ms. Kathie and Woos what a heartfelt and well said post...
Our hearts are heavy with the loss of 5 dear K9 souls. We have made our pledge.
Hugs and purrs.
Madi and Mom

sprinkles said...

I pre-posted Half Full Friday last night and now I feel like I should've skipped it. I'm certainly not feeling very happy after hearing this news.

I've got a candle lit for them.

I didn't follow Sandra but did keep up on the progress of Sweet Shelby. My heart is broken for them.

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Gen-Chan, Vidock said...

We too were horrified to read about this. We wish we could do more to help.

Woofs,
Tommy

bichonpawz said...

This is the first we have heard....we are just heartbroken for this poor family. Our hearts and prayers go out to them.

BeadedTail said...

Oh this is such a tragedy. We're so sorry to hear this. Our thoughts and prayers are with the family.

FURKIDSMOM said...

That is so very sad. Mom has a huge fear of fires and we know they must be devastated. We'll stop by to see them and let them know we're purring and praying for them.
The Florida Furkids and Angel Sniffie

Daisy Dog said...

We are heartbroken, as are so many.

Barbara said...

This has been an awful day. Run free, pittie pack...

Tweedles -- that's me said...

This is too sad for any words to describe it, and we cannot stop crying. Its so unfair.
I am sending prayers and some green papers.
love
tweedles

T. Maxx said...

We are so sorry to hear about this and we truly dont have the words to say...
We offer our deepest condolences and prayers. We will light a candle for them.

Luv,
Maxx and mommy

Sunny said...

I'm so sorry to hear about this. I'll pray for thier family through this.

-Sunny

sagechronicles said...

How awful for this family. To lose so much is heartbreaking.

Bailey Be Good! said...

Such heartbreaking news. :(

Woof & hugs, <3

~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl!)

Ronnii, Uji & Izzy ( & Momma Tea ) said...

Wee is still strugglin to takes it all in

Ronnii, Uji & Izzy

Maggie Mae said...

What a nice port fur our furiends. :)

Woofs and Licks,
Maggie Mae

Cheyenne -Millie said...

We are really sad to hear this news. We send our prayers and purrs to this family.

KB said...

Heart-breaking beyond words. I cannot imagine what the poor family is feeling right now.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

An awful tragedy. But it's gratifying to see that donations have already far outstripped the goal. The DWBs really come together in times like this.

rumpydog said...

Thanks for sharing and helping them. It is a sad story indeed.

Deborah said...

This is horrible. I haven't seen this yet posted, so thank you very much. My heart is so sad for them.
xxoo
Deborah

Sandra said...

thank you and i signed the guest book and made a donation. Your babies are beautiful. something like this is on my nightmare what if list for our babies

SweetMarie said...

This is so sad. I can't imagine what this family is going through right now. I know I'm sitting crying and hurting for them.
A friend of mine just got stickers for her house that are reflective and reads "In case of fire please rescue dogs."
I'm getting some for my home.

the_Dogfather said...

This is heartbreaking news indeed! We will be saying our prayers and going over to their blog after this. Stay strong.

houndstooth said...

We were heartbroken to read the news and our hearts are still heavy for them. I can't even imagine how they feel!

Shane Kent Louis said...

what a great shot, you look so stunning at that post!



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