Monday, July 1, 2013

My Special Boy




THUNDER
April 28, 2006 - July 1, 2013



Run free, my very special boy.  And wear that silver harness proudly!  We all love you and wish you didn't have to leave us so soon.  Our hearts are broken and the tears keep coming, but we will never forget you.

We will present a celebration of the life of Thunder Dunder at another time.  Please go hug your pets and tell them you love them.

 

Hugs and Woos -  Mom, Dad, Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning







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3 doxies said...

My heart is broken...I just do not have the wrds to express but please just know that we loved Thunder and are blessed to have known him, to call him our friend.
Our thoughts and prayers go out to you and the family...and many hugs.

run free sweet Thunder, until we meet again.

Puddles

Sue said...

Kathie,
My heart hurts for you. We're so very sorry. We'll miss your special boy, too.
Sue and the Portie Pack

Zoolatry said...

We send you our love and our prayers.
Ann

FiveSibesMom said...

Oh Kathie...I am so very sorry. My heart breaks for you. I, too, am at a loss for words...beautiful Thunder, run free North of the Rainbow Bridge, and know you take so much love with you from family and friends.

Kat said...

Our hearts are breaking for you and your family. We are so sorry to hear that Thunder is no longer with you, but waiting for everybody at the Rainbow Bridge. Hugs to you and your family.

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Oh, no! So very sorry. Hugs from all.

da tabbies o trout towne said...

we wanted two express R sincerest sympatheez two yur familee at this terribly sad time....

XOXO

The Island Cats said...

We are so very sorry. We send you comforting purrs, headbutts and hugs.

Wally, Ernie, Zoey and mom Sue

Tucker The Crestie said...

Kathie, we were so heartbroken to learn from Ann today about the loss of Thunder. He was such a special boy ... loved by all who knew him through your words and photos, and he will be deeply missed. Sad as we are, though, I know that our sorrow does not compare to yours. I know from experience that there is nothing anyone can really say or do to ease the pain of such a loss as this, but I hope knowing that others are thinking of you, and sending lots of hugs and good thoughts, will help just a little bit.

Love from Tucker and the gang.

CATachresis said...

We are so sad for you and just had to come when we heard from Ann that Thunder had gone to the bridge! Sending hugs and purrs from Caro and Austin xox

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Numb...stunned...and sad beyond words...

Wear that Silver Harness as Angel Princess Dakota introduces you to all the special ones North of The Rainbow Bridge...

It's not furever...it's just...fur now...

Sad Hugz&Khysses From Here,
Khyra and Phyll

ABBY said...

We just heard through Ann of Zoolarty about Thunder we are so very sorry to hear of the loss of your beloved friend and companion. Our deepest purrs.
abby,boo,ping,jinx,gracie

*heaven's the place
where all the dogs
you've ever loved
come to greet you*

Rene said...

I am so so sorry. We send hugs, purrs, and good thoughts to you all.

savannahspawtracks.com said...

Oh Kathie and Phantom, Ciara and LIghtning...so sad, so very sad with you. Too early...we hate that cancer tumor it takes them North of the Bridge too soon and too fast. Run Thunder Dunder, run fast and find my Mischa, Crusty and Rose...Mom Linda

Brian said...

We are so sorry to hear this sad news. Hugs and love from all of us. Run free dear Thunder, run free.

Madi and Mom said...

Dear Woos and Mom and Dad
Madi and I are so very very sorry to read about Thunder. You showered him with TLC while he was here and showed him the ultimate act of love by letting him go on the the Bridge to run pain free with Dakota. Our hearts are heavy for you all and we send you lots of kitty kisses and hugs from Mom.
With love
Madi and Cecilia

Sam and Pippen said...

So sorry to hear this news... we are thinking of you and the rest of your family.

Sam and Pippen

Mayzie said...

I'm crying as I type this. I am just stunned that your boy had to leave for the Bridge, and I know you must be, too. Thank you for giving him such a beautiful life, and for sharing his wonderful personality and soul with the rest of us through your blog. Take care of yourself, Kathie, at this sad time, and know that you're surrounded by love from all over the world.

Run fast and free, Thunder. I hope there was lots of snow falling as you crossed the Bridge.

Hugs and lots of love,
Amber

Tillie and Georgia said...

We do not know you very well, but we had to come over and offer you our comforting purrs. We understand how much it hurts to lose a beloved pet.
Purrs and headbumps.
Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
Treasure,Tiger,JJ and Julie
and mom Nancy

GizmoGeodog said...

Such sad news...My heart is hurting for you today...Run free and far Thunder!

Little Reufus said...

Words cannot truly express our sorrow, nor how our hearts break so... for yours. We fell in love with him the moment we first met... and that will never ever change. He will be missed by all...

We can imagine your sadness, and we send you love. Yeu all are in our thoughts and prayers.

Little Reufus & The Mom

Marg said...

Kathie, we are so very sorry. Just know that he knew how much you loved him and you absolutely did the right thing at the end. We send so many big hugs to you. All of our hearts are breaking for you. Also remember he is now running free as a puppy.

Elyse and Riley said...

Oh no! So sorry to hear about TD! I know your pain all too well. Hugs and prayers for your entire family. <3 :(

Elyse and Riley

Molly The Wally said...

We are so sad for you. Our hearts hurt too. Run free and fast dear Thunder. We pray for your spirit and for your peeps as we know they must be hurting real bad. Our love and hugs to you all from across the pond.
Best wishes Molly

BeadedTail said...

Oh no, oh no, oh no. Oh Kathie, I'm so, so sorry. I was so hoping you'd have longer with your sweet boy but now he's with Dakota and Sadie running all around the Bridge. My heart is breaking and the tears are flowing and I know the pain you feel. Know that Thunder knew he was so very loved and he'll be with you always. My thoughts are with you and your husband. (((hugs)))

asta said...

Deew Mom, Dad, Phantom, Lightning, and Ciawa

Ouw heawts awe bweaking fow yoow loss of bootiful, wondewful Thundew Dundew. He will be loved by us aways and we tweasoowe having been able to shawe in Thundew's life and adventoowes..wun like the wind deew Thundew. Sad sad smoochie kisses and love Asta, Mommi and Daddi

littlemissjackie said...

Oh, we are so sorry to hear about the loss of your wonderful and handsome boy. We're praying for your hearts and sending hugs and smoochy-faces to you.

Luvs,

Jackie and Mom

Angel Tucker, Daisy and Leo said...

We are so, so very sorry to hear that Thunder crossed the bridge. He was a special boy and we will miss him.

Daisy and mom Heidi

The Florida Furkids said...

Oh no....our hearts are breaking. We're so sorry that Thunder has left for the Bridge. We're sending soft hugs, purrs, wags and prayers to you. We know how much you loved Thunder and how much he loved you too.

The Florida Furkids and Mom Sharon

Corbin said...

My heart breaks for you. There are no words to make you feel better or to fill the void in your hearts, but please know we are thinking of you. I hope you can find comfort in the wonderful years and wonderful memories of sweet Thunder.
-Jenn & Corbin

The Websters said...

Oh I just hate this so much. Praying for comfort for you all.

Darci

Julia Williams said...

Oh no no no!! I am so sad and so sorry for your loss. The pain of losing a beloved fur kid is not something I would wish on my worst enemy, and my heart just hurts for you. Sending you healing woofs and prayers. He was one special boy, and so loved.

Kaz's Cats said...

We're very sorry for your loss...(((hugs)))

Tasha, Buddy and Karen (Mum)

Lovable Lily said...

We are keeping you close in our thoughts and prayers. We are so sorry to hear that Thunder had left for the Bridge.

Run free Thunder!

Hugs,
Lily Belle & Muffin

houndstooth said...

I am so very sorry to read this news. I knew it would come one day, but I was hoping you'd have a lot more time together. I know making that decision is the very hardest, and it's the last, best thing we can do for them. Please know that we are thinking of you and sending our prayers!

Bunny and her mom

Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs said...

Special heartfelt hugs and thank you for being so brave and not letting him suffer.....it doesn't hurt any the less letting him go but we know Dakota was there waiting for him to show him around over the rainbow bridge.

Clooney said...

Oh we are so, so sorry for your heart-breaking loss of your beloved boy. Sending you our gentlest purrs and prayers.

Be Well Sweet Thunder

Twinkietinydog said...

Thinking of you, Thunder's family and pack. As for Thunder, he needed to rest, and we are obliged to do right by our loved ones. I'm so sorry, Kathy...

Much love,

Twinkie's family

Nubbin' Tails said...

Having been through this 3 times this year our hearts know the pain. So sorry that you are having to experience this. You guys are in our hearts and prayers!

Mr. Nubbin's Mom

rottrover said...

I write this through tears...run free, special boy You were so, so loved by so many.

Sending hugs to the bi-peds - especially the Momster.

Sarge said...

DEAR FRIENDS how Stunned and Sorry we are to hear of Thunder's Passing. Our hearts are heavy with the grief.
From Frankie Furter, Ernie, and Mom Lana

Painter Pack said...

Our hearts are broken...so many of us know the pain you feel, but yours is still so raw. I am so very, very sorry. It is not fair and makes no sense. But, I know that Thunder was loved, spoiled, and treasured as a family member. God bless you for the love you have for the babies and the care you give them. Run free sweet and oh so handsome Thunder.

Painter Pack

Alasandra, The Cats and Dogs said...

We are heartbroken for all of you. And we will miss Thunder Dunder so very much. Hugs and purrs of comfort ~Socks, Scylla, Fenris, Tuiren, Mr. Who & Alasandra

Susie and Sidebite said...

Wwe will be crying for Thunder, but in our hearts we know he will be waiting for us to all come and play one day, then joy will return. Every time we get a storm and it thunders we will not be scared anymore, but think of him!

The Mad Scots

Gus said...

All that remains to be said is "Thank you so much for sharing Thunder and the Pack with us." We knew he was feeling the weight of his years, but were shocked to come home to this news. Our paws are there to support you and the rest of the pack.

Gus and Teka

harrispen said...

We are all so sorry to hear of Thunders passing. He was a special boy and will be missed by many, especially your family.

Hugs to all,

Cindy, Millie & Walter

scotsmad said...

We're heartbroken for you, too. Tears around the world today. Hugs to all of you...

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

We are so sad to hear the passing of Thunder. Sending you Lots of Golden LOVE. Thunder will be remembered forever. He left precious memories. Lots of Golden Hugs, Sugar n mom

What Remains Now said...

I'm so sorry. Hugging Freedom, Casper & Nikki in Thunder's honor today. Thunder...you will be deeply missed, always. Hugs and prayers for the whole family.

Splendid Little Stars said...

so sorry. sending much sympathy.

River said...

We are crying here. We just can't believe he is gone so soon. Sending hugs to you from Georgia. So very sorry.

love, River & family

The Army of Four said...

I am so terribly sorry. I know how sudden it came up and how much it hurts. You are in my prayers.
KZK

Parker said...

Our thoughts and prayers are with you. I know Diamond Doggie was there to greet Thunder (((hugs)))

Mitch and Molly said...

We are so very, very sorry. Our hearts are absolutely breaking for you. Hugs to all of you. Godspeed, Thunder. You will be missed for a long, long time.

Love ya lots♥
Mitch, Molly and Sue

Uji, Izzy, Ziggy, Missi + Hiro said...

Our hearts is so hurtin n heavy fur all ovs yoo ats dis sads time, Thunder wos a veri speshul guy to so mani in blogville n hims will bee missed veri muchli.
Pleese nose wee is keepin yoo all in our forts n our prayers

Lovs
Da K Krew

Mollie said...

Tears are rolling, our hearts are breaking for you and your family. We were so privileged to have shared some of Thunders life, never forgotten, always in our hearts. Hugs and Love to you all xxxx00xxxx

Mollie and Alfie

Stewey said...

We are so very sorry. Run free, Thunder! Heartfelt hugs to your family ~
Stewey and his mom

Old Kitty said...

We are so so sorry to read that brave angel Thunder has gone to the Bridge. We send you all many gentle and comfort hugs. Please take care
x

Cheri Wildcatwoods said...

We heard via Ann of Zoolatry of your loss. I know how hard it is to lose a beloved pet especially before they are old. All of us cats are surrounding you with love and light. With deepest sympathy,

Cats of wildcat woods

Ginger Jasper said...

So very sorry. Your sweet darling boy has gone far too early. Love, hugs and understanding.. Carol xx

Jeanne Pursell said...

Dear Kathie and family....our love and prayers are coming out to you. We all loved Thunder and feel blessed to have had him as our friend. May you find comfort that all of us are grieving along with you. Xo Jeanne, Chloe and LadyBug.

The Thundering Herd said...

We are so incredibly sorry for your loss and know all to well the pain that you are going through. If there is anything we can do for you - anything - please reach out.

The Herd woos softly to guide Thunder on his journey.

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

TD, you left us all too soon and we are all heartbroken. But run free, pal, in that special place north of the Rainbow Bridge. And if, on your way there, you come across some kitties who say they know of you, PLEASE do not chase them, OK?

Sending gentle woo(f)s, soft purrs and neighs, and big, big hugs to all the family,
Tommy, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Bibi-Chan, Genji, Vidock, Violette and the other V, #1.

Kea said...

Our eyes are leaky too, he passed far, far too soon.

We're so terribly sorry and are sending soft purrs to you at this time.

Our human read something many years ago now, and to paraphrase it is that all the holes in our hearts are to let the Light shine through.

Peace.

-Nicki and Derry from Fuzzy Tales

HoundDogMom said...

We are so sorry for the loss of your beloved Thunder. We send our hugs, we feel your pain as we went through the same thing 3 years ago. Cancer so sucks no matter who has it. Run Free Sweetie.

Sherri and The HoundDogs

Jake of Florida said...

We are so sad at thus news. His speed, dear Thunder. You were beloved here on earth abd will once again be happy with Angel Dakota and other pals across the Bridge.

Wirey love to your family who have so many cherished memories to help them through this awful time

Jake, JH, and Joan


Steve, Kat, & Wilbur said...

We are so sorry about Thunder and that you didn't have more time with him. He was way too young. You were a great family to him and he had a happy life and I guess that's the most we can ask for.

Steve, Kat, Wilbur, Valerie, and David

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

We can't tell you how sorry we are.
You are in our thoughts and prayers Kathie.
Run free across the snow beautiful boy, we love you.
Dip Bridge Elliot and Lynne x

Jake of Florida said...

That should read God speed...

Ruby and Penny said...

We are so very sorry. Hugs & love to you all.

Love Ruby, Penny & Joyelle


Death leaves a heartache no one can heal, love leaves a memory no one can steal.

ra husky said...

We are all so very sorry, softest husky woooos,

RA, Isis & Nanük

Jo's World said...


Kathie and family, My heart has been aching for TD and your family ever since the diagnosis. This came too fast and took a beautiful dog too young (only 7)! So wrong!

Deepest and most heartfelt sympathy from me to you and Dad, but you already knew that.

God Bless,

Jo, Stella and Zkhat

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Dear Woos and Mum and Dad, we are so very sorry to hear this news. Thunder was loved all around the world. Gentle hugs to you all. Hold tight dear mates. We're here for you. Run free Thunder, run to your family and friends at the Rainbow Bridge. They are waiting with open paws.
No worries, and LOVE, Stella and Rory (and Carol)

The Life of Riley said...

Such sad news. We are so sorry for your loss, and are thinking of you all.

Thor and Jack said...

We are so very sorry. Sending prayers and love to you and all the family.

Thor, Jack and Eliana

electricgeisha said...

Sending warm thoughts to you, your family and doggies.
I've been enjoying your blog for a long time. In silence.
TD and Qanick (from the Thundering Herd) are my favorite huskies.
I especially like the video of you vaccuming and teasing TD.

Thunder will be missed. Never forgotten.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello woos its dennis the vizsla dog hay we ar all verry sorry to neer this nooz thunder has had to go to the bridj much too soon we hope he and dakota ar having grate fun romping together their in the snow wot never melts!!! ok bye

Gracie=^o.o^= said...

The mom here is typing through the tears as we have just found out that sweet Thunder has run off to the bridge. I so will miss his visits and my thoughts go to you, his friends and all that loved him. Keeping him close to me forever in my thoughts and purrs. Run free sweet one. Until we meet one day.

Scout and Freyja said...

I know that there are no words to ease your immense pain but please know that there is someone at the tip of the Mitten State who mourns your loss with you.

the booker man said...

miss kathie,

we are so so sorry that thunder had to leave for the bridge. mama nevarrr admitted it, but me 'n asa knew TD was always her favorite. we are sendin' lots of gooey nose kisses and huggles to you.

*gentle woofs*
the booker man

Cats~Goats~Quotes said...

We are so sad for your hearts, we know they are broken.
Sending purrs and prayers.
~ The Bunch and Mom Bobbie

Angel Junior, Orion and Sammy said...

We are so very sorry your special boy had to leave you. We know he is romping over the bridge with all kinds of furiends! Sending soft purrs to help heal your hearts.

Jacks, Narra, Tuchuck, and Rousseau said...

We are so sorry to hear the news. :( Our deepest condolences to all the family. Thinking of you all. RIP handsome Thunder.

Narra, Tuchuck, Rousseau and the gang

Hero said...

Words cannot express how sad I am for your loss. Please don't hesitate to let us know if woo need anything. We're all here to support woo during this difficult time.

Hero

dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

My friends, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss. Thunder was such a sweet woofie. I know he's at the bridge with our Inigo, watching over you all.

Sending my purrs to you all.

Barbara said...

We are devastated for you. Our condolences and many soft woos to you. Please contact us if there is anything at all we can do to make this time easier.

xxx
barbara, trixie, minnie and jeep

Linda said...

We are so sorry this happened to Sweet Thunder.
Sending our love to all the Woos.

xo Cinnamon

Amber DaWeenie said...

We share your pain as we know all too well that some battles can't be won. Kathie, we extend our deepest sympathy to you and your family in this great time of sorrow. Thunder will always remain safe in the hearts of those who knew and loved him.

Rocky Creek Scotties and Rocky Creek Ramblings said...

Auntie Kathie and family. We have been away from the blogs for a while, but we heard the news about Thunder via FB. We are all so sad - he was such a special, tender, loving soul.

Run Free Sweet Thunder.

Until we meet at the Rainbow Bridge,
XOXO,
Lilly, Piper, Celti and Ivy

Kimberly Parker said...

Oh my goodness--my heart just hurts for you! I don't have the words to express how sorry I am for your loss. Our babies certainly do carve a large place in our hearts and lives!!

Much love from the Juneau, Sitka, and Poquito

♥Mona + Weenie + Mommy, too♥ said...

Dear Kathie,

My thoughts and prayers are with you on the lose of Thunder today.
I am still in a state of shock over losing my Weenie. I hate that Thunder had to leave but know that he is with Dakota and my Weenie too. It is just getting too crowded at the bridge.

God Bless.........Sarah

BenTheRotti said...

Dearest Thunder, our hearts are heavy today hearing this sad news. Run free at the bridge my dear friend, not goodbye... just see you later. Ben and Milllie xx

To Darling Thunder's Mom, Dad, Phantom, Ciara, and Lightning.. Our love is with you today. Thank you for sharing you very special boy with us over the years. We share your tears today. We may not be around much anymore but we do look in on everyone and we still consider you all very much a part of our family. Sue xxx

Oskar said...

I know that words cannot help at this time, but please know that you have so many sending you prayers & love.

I'm so very sorry that he had to go so soon. We feel honored that we got to know him through your blog.

Your tears are shared by many today. If you need anything, please don't hesitate to contact to contact me.

Hugs & love to you all,
Pam & Oskar

Random Felines said...

we are so very sorry..... our hearts break for you

Miss HoneyBuzz and The LB said...

I wish there were words that could even come close to the expressing our sorrow on the loss of Thunder... but alas, there are not.

Run free in all your magnificence, dear Thunder. You will always be loved.

-Miss Fendi HoneyBuzz & Mom

finnhoward said...

so so sorry to hear about this. run free dear friend thunder. and hugs to you and your family. we will be thinking of you tonight.

Smile With Your Tail said...

So very sorry I have missed all this, and please accept my up most sympathies. Thunder is sleeping soundly and pain free, playing in tonnes of snow at the bridge till he sees you again.

BIG BIG slobbers to you and the rest of the pack.
We are thinking of you in this hard time.

Prancer Pie said...

Our hearts are breaking for you. We'll be keeping you close to our hearts.

Sending soft purrs and purrayers from Oklahoma. XOXO

Ms. ~K said...

Dear Kathie and Thunder's Family,
There are no words to express my sense of loss and sadness.
My thoughts are with you all during this very difficult time.
K

For the soul of every living thing is in the hand of God.

Job 12:10

The Slimmer Pugs, Kitties, and Mama said...

Oh Kathie...
Our thoughts and our LOVE is with you and your family during this difficult time.
Much Luvums,
Mama Mindy & The Slimmer Puggums

Lorenza said...

Sweet Thunder. You will be always in our hearts.
It is a honor to be your friend.
Kathie, Dad, Phantom, Ciara, Lightning you all are in our thoughts and prayers.
We love you all a lot.
Lorenza and mom

Katz Tales said...

So very sorry to hear this. We don't know what to say, except to hope that knowing Thunder had a fantastic life with you will give you comfort. We're thinking of you. Ellen, Guido and Target.

Wild Dingo said...

What? Omd! Our hearts are broken. We love woo always thunder! Xox, loki, juno and mr. And mrs. Wild dingo

Sagira said...

Oh my gosh. I have been away and came back today and just saw this. I am SO very sorry to hear this. You are all in my thoughts. Sending you a HUGE hug. I'm so so so sorry. :(

Nola said...

Our hearts break for you. We are so terribly sorry. I know Thunder is running with Angel Charlotte at the bridge now.
Nola

katsrus said...

I am sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
Sue B

tpagrl said...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Know that many thoughts and prayers are with you in the difficult time.

Maggie May said...

Sending our very best comforting purrs during this very sad time. (((hugs)))
XOXO
Maggie May and The Creek Cats

Piappies World said...

We are very sad to know that dear Thunder has left us so soon. TD was one of the sweetest friends we have and we will really miss him. Thank you for sharing his life with us and we will hold his memories close to our hearts.

We send you our prayers Kathie, Dad, Phantom, Lightning and Ciara.

Run free dear Thunder continue to watch over your loved ones. We love you lots

Love,
Piappies Mom
Fudgie, Princess, Frappie, Mocha, Sugar, Wai-Max, Wai-Pai & Forgie

sagechronicles said...

We are so, so sorry to hear about Thunder. He lived the good life and I know he will be sorely missed. Our hearts go out to you.

Sage & her Mom

The Husky in the Window said...

We send all of you hugs and will woo at the stars tonight. He is a special pup that we loved to see that smiling face.
Gerri, MayaMarie &Bella

Maxwell, Faraday and Allie said...

Our hearts go out to you - there just aren't words enough to comfort... Please know our hearts hurt with you and we pray that you find comfort in your sweet memories of Thunder, who was so very loved....

chicamom85 said...

My heart aches. I will say a prayer for all of you. Run free Thunder.


Anne and Sasha

Archie and Melissa said...

oh kathie!
i am sending you all of my love and hugs.
i am always here for you!
love
melissa

B'ville Observer said...

So sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers.

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Our hearts just sank to the floor with sadness for all of you and Thunder.
We so wanted a miracle.
We are so sorry,,, We loved Thunder and we love all of you.
love
tweedles

Casey said...

Momma and I are crying so hard right now. We're so sorry you lost your special boy so tragically early. Run free, handsome Thunder!

GOOSE said...

Oh my MOM and I just can't find the words to express how sad we are. I have to help her type because she is having a hard time seeing through her tears. Thunder my brother run fast and free my friend. I am sure there is a deep long stretch of snow just for you my friend at the bridge. Your whole pack will be in our prayers.
Blessings,
Goose

Cyndi and Stumpy said...

My heart is breaking for you and the pack. I am so sorry for your loss.

jen said...

I was so hoping not to see this post for a long time.
I know that words won't ease your pain right now but I am so sorry for your loss.
Run free Thunder Dunder.

Moondance Huskies said...

Dear Kathi and sweet pups,
I saw a post on Facebook and was devastated to hear about Thunder. I understand how difficult it is to lose a young dog...I have been through it myself. My prayers are with you at this difficult time.
With sincere sympathy from all of us here at Moondance Huskies.
Love & hugs,
Joan, Skye, Lakota, Jasmine, Velvet, Lilly, Sugar, Spice and kitties Diana, OJ and Latte

Moondance Huskies said...

Sweet Thunder,
We are so sorry you had to leave us so soon. Wear your silver harness with pride as you run North of the Rainbow Bridge. You can play with the members of our team who are waiting there...I know they will love you and show you around. We will light a candle and watch for your star and and your silver harness flashing in the light of the next full moon.
I know you will always watch over your family. Let them know that you are around them....our angel dogs ring the wind chimes in the kennel on a still night!
Run free, Thunder, and know you are surrounded by love!
Skye and all the Moondance Huskies and mom

Idaho PugRanch said...

We are so sorry to hear you had to say goodbye to your special boy. you are in our prayers. Run free dear Thunder
Bailey, Hazel, Greta & Mom

Ruby said...

Ma had to come back twice to comment cause she was cryin' for you. I was hoping your Sweet Boy would start feelin' better before you had to write this. At least you know he is now free and eating up a storm and rompin' in the snow and free of Lightning jumpin' on him.(BOL)
I will howl at the wind tonight just for him (okay, maybe just bark, I don't howl too much...), and Ma gave me special hugs and said it was from Thunder Dunder.
{{{{hugs}}}}
Kisses,
Ruby ♥

Team Beaglebratz said...

Dear Thunder - I am sure you know you will be missed by so very many-
most of all by your family. You left this world way to soon but I know you are now running and playing with other doggies and kitties pain-free and that once voracious appetite.
Mom Kim, Shiloh'n Diva Shasta

Kathy and family - I have been offline and my time here has been sporadic at best - I last heard what the possible diagnosis was but Thunder was still with you. I was checking my email tonight and was shocked when I saw Ann's email. I too have lost a young dog - two in fact and it is so hard - it is difficult at any age but when they are young it is a little harder I think. I am not very good at this-
I wish I was there to hug you and listen. I am just so very sorry for your loss - I will give some extra hugs and kisses to Shiloh'n Diva Shasta but please give Lightning, Ciara and Phantom extra hugs and kisses from me.
Mom Kim

sprinkles said...

I'm so sorry for your loss! I've been thinking about you and Thunder a lot over the last several days, and now I'm crying right along with you.

I'll light a candle for Thunder tonight.

Cory said...

Sending you comforting purrs and tail wags. We are so sorry for your loss.

Cory and family

Sweet Purrfections said...

We are so sorry to hear that Thunder went to the bridge. We're sending our comforting purrs.

haopee said...

We couldn't even say goodbye!

I was caught surprised by the news. I was reading your past two posts and I couldn't help but cry while reading it. We're really sorry about Thunder but we are sure China was there to meet him in the Rainbow Bridge.

Stay strong, OP Pack. Your mom needs you.

Mom, don't be too sad. Thunder might drop by the sky and object.

Erika Christine said...

So sorry to hear about Thunder. I know that while you are sad, he is in a better place. It's hard when it happens so fast.

24 Paws of Love said...

I am still in so much shock, as I imagine you must be, that I don't know what to say. We loved Thunder Dunder and are so sorry to lose him so soon.

24 Paws are crossed for you and your family and we will be thinking about you all.

KB Bear said...

The tears are flowing here. I've been away, and I got home and checked your blog right away. Oh, I'm so so sorry, for you, for Thunder, for your family. He was such a special boy - and my heart is bleeding for you.

Rest in Peace Thunder Dunder.

Pasha said...

We're so sorry for the loss of your gorgeous Thunder! We wish you comfort of heart and calm of the spirit!

Bailey Be Good! said...

I just heard the news and am so, so very sorry!! We are sending you all the loving prayers we can possibly gather, and will think of you every day! Many woofs & huggies coming your way, friends. You have a beautiful angel watching over you. <3

~Bailey (Yep, I'm a girl)

kissa-bull said...

Wow bawling my eyes out......all my prayers will be with your entire pack ....no words can describe how sad we are.....say hi to our pack for us sweet thunder.....run fast darling......
Sad pibble woos
The pittie pack and mommish sandra

Arno Vom Altvilstal said...

So sorry, dear Kathie, so sorry!
We all know, that life is like that, but it is hard to handle it! We are close to you with our hearts!
Good bye, dear Thunder, run free!
Love
Arno

Chesney Cats said...

We are so very sorry for the loss of your beautiful furbaby. RIP Thunder.

Poppy Q said...

We too were sad to hear about the loss of your sweet boy Thunder. I know it is hard, but you did the right thing and we are glad that he is now not in pain.

All our love
Julie and Poppy Q
xxx

twobarkingdogs said...

I'm so sorry for your loss.

Baby Rocket Dog and Hootie said...

We're sending our most sincere sympathy to your family. So sad to hear about Thunder's passing. Run free friend.
XX-
BabyRocketDog and Hootie
& Mama Cassie & Patrick

easyweimaraner said...

at moments like this it feels like the whole world would stop. And when she is turning around again , nothing is like before. I have no words to say what I feel - I can only share my tears with you.

Frank The Tank said...

All my love to you at this sad time, my prayers go out to you and the family and everyone who knew Thunder!
I loved Thunder so very much, I always wanted to join your pack and you made me feel welcome as an honorary Woo, but now to have lost a member of my pack is devastating!
I know that he is running free and feels happy again, amid the silver clouds of the rainbow bridge he is looking down on us all, I have a special tribute for Thunder on my blog for Wordless Wednesday! Love and Licks from your Furiend Frank xxxxxxx

Flynn said...

I am so sorry for your sad loss and send my comforting purrs.

Max Mom said...

I am so sorry for the loss of your dear Thunder. Our thoughts and comforting prayers are sent your way.
With love
MAXMOM IN SA

Khady Lynn said...

It's the hardest decision we make, but we do it because we love them so very much.

Run free sweet, handsome TD. We are crying right along with your family. Wear your silver harness with great pride. We will miss you deeply.

Khady Lynn

Misaki @ misadventuresofMisaki said...

So very sorry to read this. Sending you love and hugs xx

tubby3pug said...

I am so so sorry for your loss. I wish I had visited the blog more and got to know Thunder better, I can tell he was very special

urban hounds

Minnie and Mack said...

Know that what you do in standing for any living being on their final journey is one of the noblest, compassionate and loving things that we can do on this planet. It is so hard and yet such an honor.

Peace to your family,
Minnie, Mack and Mario

HH and The Boys said...

We are so sad to hear about Thunder. We are sending you all our purrrrrrrs.

Many Hugs, Bugsy, Knuckles, Angel Max and HH

The Furries of Whisppy said...

We are so sorry for your loss. Keeping all of you in our prayers.

Mia said...

I've been off the blogs for quite awhile now and I have missed so much! My heart is absolutely broken for you. Know that when you crossed the Bridge, there was a massive welcoming committee waiting for him! Sending love and hugs and keeping you all in my thoughts and prayers.

Jess & Mia

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

Words are inadequate to tell you how very sad and sorry we are to hear that your beautiful boy Thunder has gone to the Bridge. We know how your heart will be aching.
Thank you for loving him so much and giving him the wonderful life he deserved. We just wish he could have had many more years with you all.
Love and Purrs from Milo and Alfie, and our Mom xxx

Jacqueline Mary said...
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Wyatt said...

So sorry to hear about dear Thunder. Our hearts go out to you and your pack.
RIP beautiful dog.

Wyatt's family

Jacqueline Mary said...

I tear recalling how naughty Thunder was to nom a squirrel, how clever to wiggle through the fences (but caught red-pawed), how loving and patient he was with Ciara... When I first chanced upon this blog through Ginger Jasper's a few days ago, Thunder was already 'ill' but I couldn't help noticing how beautiful, handsome and majestic this Prince is. To me, he remains the best of the OP pack's Woos. My deepest and most sincere condolences to you, Momster and Dadster! Thunder will be missed and remembered and I hope Ciara is coping well with her award winning big bro...

Jacqueline Mary said...
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stellaroselong said...

OUr prayers are with your family at this time. Sending you hugs from our family to yours.
stella rose

Two French Bulldogs said...

Oh no, we are devastated and so sad. We send hugs to you. Run free sweet Thunder
Snorts,
Benny & Lily

ElinaMK said...

I am so very sorry for your loss...

My thoughts and prayers are with you and your loved ones

Mr. Pip said...

My heart is so very sad to read this news ...what a beautiful, wonderful boy ...I am so grateful we were able to get to know Thunder through your blog. Thank you for sharing him with us.

Run free, Thunder

Pip and Kristin

Sarge said...

I am so so very sorry about sweet Thunder. My pack has been thinking of you over the past several days and I am sending warm, loving vibes to all of you. Mournful howls that Thunder left us so soon.
Grr and a Saddened Woof,
Sarge, Furiend

YD, sometimes with ♥June and ♥Angel Samantha said...

Oh Kathie and family,

I heart breaks and cries for you. I am so sad to hear about your beloved Thunder. I know he was very much loved and will be missed dearly by all.

Run free TD. Samantha and Merdie and and Maxdog and Farley and your other friends are waiting for you at the Rainbow Bridge.

YD & June

Huskee and Hershey said...

We came over as soon as we heard.. We are so so very sorry you lost your Thunder. Our hearts are aching and breaking for you. :(
Run free, Thunder!!

Big, big hugs from us to you..

The Horde and their momma said...

RIP Thunder - you were a handsome, amazing boy. Wear your Silver Harness with pride.

To the Woos, Mom and Dad - our hearts go out to you. Saying goodbye is always so hard.

Soft woos to all of you

Soggibottom said...

So very sorry guys, our hearts go out to you all too. X X X

Soggibottom said...

I'll miss that beautiful guy when I visit here XXX

K9 Katastrophie said...

My heart is breaking for you. Stay strong. We are praying. I am going to go hug my dogs...

Love,
Kim

Rebekah said...

I am so very sorry. Hugs. Run free, Thunder.

Homer said...

We are so sorry. Our condolences to you and your family, DK.

Lots of love and kisses,

Homer and family.

Karen Jo said...

I am so very sorry that Thunder had to run off to the Rainbow Bridge. I'm sure he looks stunning in his silver harness. I send hugs and the kitties send comforting purrs.

Cat said...

I am so sorry to hear that your lovely boy has gone to the bridge, please accept our heartfelt condolences!

NanaNor's said...

My heart is hurting for you; I know how hard this is and yet it is love that you gave to your boy each and every minute-even at the end.
Sending hugs and prayers to you all.
Noreen & Hunter

ButterBean said...

we did not know you ... but we is sad ... sending you loving Purrs

animal lover, quilt lover said...

I am so sorry sorry sorry!!!!!!!!!
I loved him too!!! He was so handsome!!! Special look about him!!! Tell him to play with Bambi. I'll be seeing them before you and I'll give him a kiss from you!!!

Toma said...

i am extremely, extremely sorry.

Ruby said...

Ma tried leaving a couple of comments, butts they keep disappearing, that's okay, she can't think of the right words to say anyhow. Just know that we are thinkin' of you and that your Boy is rompin' in the snow and havin' a pawsome time with our furends over the Bridge.
My heart breaks for you. Thunder is gone too soon, butts he had a pawsome life with you guys.
Know he was happy.
Kisses,
Ruby ♥

colehauscats said...

Sweet Thunder, you will always be with us and so many of your friends. Kitty love goes with you and to your family. Purrs....

Kari in Alaska said...

rest in peace sweet boy

Stop on by for a visit
Kari
http://dogisgodinreverse.com/

Sweepy said...

Woof, what a sad time and we send you our prayers that you will find the strength and love in the coming days...

Sweepy and Babur
and Keeper too!

Ikaika said...

We are very sorry that Thunder has left you and sent gentle purrs and headbumps.

Run free at the Bridge, handsome Thunder ...

'Kaika and the Yosemite cats

onespoiledcat said...

There are no words except know Thunder is with you always - watching and waiting in a place where there is no pain or sickness or sadness.....

We didn't know him but we send love and hugs.

Sammy and his Mom Pam

Sherlock said...

Our hearts are with you as you go through this loss.. we are so sorry.

Bailey Be Good! said...

Dropping off some woofs & huggies -- we're all thinking of you! <3

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

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Although we did leave our words of sadness using Sarge's blog... we wanted to tell you all again how very very sad we are that Thunder has left us so soon. He will be missed in Blogville.

Run Free and FAST dear furend. Til we Meet again.

China Cat and Spike William said...

We are so sad that Thunder left for the Rainbow Bridge. Both of us are sending so many soft purrs of comfort to you.

Purrrrrrs, China Cat & Spike William

ChampersandsTail said...

I am so sorry for your loss.


--Champ's Mom

Dougall-the-Scottie said...

We are so sorry to hear about Thunder crossing the bridge... Sending our thoughts your way...

Kyla said...

We were there in October. For every one that goes to the bridge, there's one that needs a reprieve from a death sentence. to honor Thunder, rescue another soon, we did (yes, you can get purebred rescues also-I'm one). My heartfelt sympathies. It's very tough.

Oskar said...

I just wanted to stop by again & say that we are still thinking of you & praying for you.

Love & hugs,
Pam & Oskar

DianeTaylor said...

Thunder - I did not know you but I am so very sad for your pack and your humans :( It is never ever easy to say good bye to a family member. Big hugs from my human Diane and me, Indy Bones, all the way from Baltimore MD :):):)

My heart breaks for such sad news. I read your blog but don't comment too much - but today I had to. Sleep well, Thunder - and if you see a big chocolate lab named Buster in heaven, can you say hi for us and tell him we miss him terribly?

xxoo - Diane and Dave Taylor and chocolate lab Indiana Bones Taylor

hutchagoodlife said...

So sorry for your loss. When whee light candles this wheek whee will light and extra one in memory of him. He looks like a bootiful and very special little boy.

*hugs*

xxxx

Prudence said...

We're so sorry to read of Thunder's passing. {{hugs}} for you and your family.

kolytyi said...

Dogs live in the present, they do not have plans for the future. They are luckier than humans because they do not know how old they are or which age they can be supposed to arrive. Thus, we can say that Thunder had a whole and perfect life - a wonderful life full with joy, pals, loving and caring pawrents and harmony. He was very-very lucky with his family. He was special and I'm sure he knew and knows it.

kmp said...

run free and fast thunder. you will be missed...

edgar and his mum

MySpecialDoggies said...

Coming from Romping in the Rockies post - we're so sorry to read about your losing Thunder. May his memories remain with you always. My goldens are sending your pups extra licks.

Nadine & goldens Neeli & Elle

SissySees said...

Oh we're so sorry for you loss. We're sending licks and love your way.

Two French Bulldogs said...

We are so so sad to hear about Thunder. Our hearts go out to you. Those I tired are precious
Snorts,
Benny & Lily

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

You have been in my thoughts and I have such a limited internet connection... My heart is so heavy reading this! I'm so so sorry for your loss...

Life with Wrigs said...

We are so sorry to hear about Thunder. Sending you hugs at this sad and difficult time.

Susan and Wrigs

waggfoods said...

I am so sorry for your loss, sending you all a big hug and I'm going to hug my humum!

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