Thursday, April 28, 2016

Thinking on Thursday


Today is a day for thinking about and remembering our sweet boy Angel Thunder.



Today would have been his 10th birthday.  Here he is celebrating his seventh and last birthday here with us in a lovely graphic created by our good friend Ann of Zoolatry.  He was such a handsome boy.

Thunder left us way too early just a couple of months after that 7th birthday.  So sudden, so sad - still missed terribly.  Mom still has a hard time looking at his photos.  But today we are going to share just a few of the memories we have of him.


Loved to be outside.




Just checking for some steak.



The original Three Sibe-eteers:  Thunder, Phantom, and Dakota - all Angels now.



 Great friends and best of brothers.



The pack of FOUR!!! 
Thunder, Lightning, Ciara, and Phantom



Ahh yes, the sweetest duo there ever was - how Ciara adored her half-brother Thunder.


Wherever he was, Ciara was always close by.  All her woes started right after he crossed:(



Such a nice smile!



HAPPY BIRTHDAY, THUNDER DUNDER -  we all miss you so much.

Woos - Ciara, Lightning, and teary Mom

33 comments:

Ann Adamus said...

Oh sweet boy, we miss you too! Hope you are having steak "til the cows come home" somewhere beyond that rainbow ... you were and still are loved a lot!

Nanük said...

Happy birthday in heaven dude!!!!

Nuk

Julie said...

Big BIG hugs to you Mom, he's always there in your heart even if not there in the furs.
Fank you fur sharing these photos and memories, I wasn't fortunate enuffs to haf meet Thunder so its a great pleasure fur me to find out more about him and other previous paws. He certainly was a very handsome fella and, would you believe, by coincidence, as Mum walked to walk this morning there was a face the image of him looking out of a lorry cab window staring at Mum!!!!!
Loves and licky kisses
Princess Leah xxx

The Army of Four said...

Sweet, handsome Thunder-Dunder!!!
Cammie!

C.L.W.STEP said...

So sad he's not with you still. But that was a great tribute. You never forget your angels!

Foley Monster, Pocket and River Song said...

We are sure there will be a huge party at Rainbow Bridge for Thunder

Two French Bulldogs said...

Remembering you today sweet Thunder
Snorts,
Lily & Edward

Madi and Mom said...

Kathie, Ciara and Lightning
Thank you for sharing this day with us and these very handsome photos of Thunder. His eyes spoke volumes of love for his 2 and 4 leggers. For some reason I have just noticed his handsome face was perfectly symmetrical too.
My goodness I didn't realize Ciara's monster S started with his passing.

Happy 10th birthday Thunder....and give all of our friends over the bridge a nose tap and tell them we miss them. Each of you have left pawprints on our hearts.
Love Madi and mom

BeadedTail said...

We know Sadie is celebrating Thunder's birthday with him across the bridge. He was a very handsome boy and we enjoyed seeing his photos again. Hugs to you today!

Robin Whiskers said...

Rest in peace, Thunder

NanaNor's said...

Hi there, Sending big warm hugs to you today and you miss your boy Thunder! I think he left for the bridge before I was following you and I think I need to find out what happened-he was so young. I'll check your sidebar. It is so hard when we loose one of our companions-especially those that are heart dogs. Sadie was mine and I still miss her.
Hope you are staying warm and safe, with no tornado activity. We've had rain and snow today.
Wags,
Noreen and Hunter

Linda said...

Such a handsome boy. Sending you many warm fuzzy thoughts on what would have been Thunder's 10th birthday. Linda, Pepper, and Dublin

Millie and Walter said...

Walter is honored to share his Gotcha Day with Thunder's birthday. We miss him too. Glad to hear you all escaped the worst of the storms but wish they were without the noise.

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

Happy Birfday ANGEL THUNDER.... You are MISSED... HERE.
BUTT we know that you are over there... waiting to welcome those of us who will follow you.

Brian said...

We miss you too handsome Thunder. Happy Birthday at the Bridge dear one.

Cupcake said...

You are right, such a handsome boy. Gone too soon. I know it is still so painful. He is watching over you, Lightning and his sweet Ciara. This is a wonderful tribute to him.

24 Paws of Love said...

I think it is much harder to deal with the loss when they go so suddenly and before their time. My heart aches for you.

Happy Birthday Thunder. You are well loved and missed.

Idaho PugRanch said...

We wish we had known Thunder, they never really leave us, all the wonderful memories kept close. I can hardly think of Greta without tears coming too
I hope they have met each other at the bridge
hugs
Mr Bailey, Hazel & Mabel

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

What a handsome boy Thunder was -- I wish we could have known him. We never get over missing these special pups like Thunder, and there are days like this one, that makes us miss them a bit more!

Ruby said...

Oh, what a sweet tribute to your sweet boy!!! I gots to say, I miss him too! He sure was a handsome fella, and I am so glads you shared him with all of us!
Giving lots of {{{hugs}}} and slobbery kisses....
Kisses,
Ruby ♥♥

Dory and the Mama said...

What a sweet boy he was, and what a wonderful tribute!!
Happy Birthday Angel Thunder!!!
Hugs and Snuggles!
Dory, Jakey, Arty & Bilbo

Mark Muller said...

Happy heavenly Birthday Angel Thunder...

Casey said...

We still miss you, Thunder! I hope you're having a fangtastic birthday party up there on the Bridge!

onespoiledcat said...

Handsome Thunder....running free as the wind over the Bridge and keeping a close eye on all of you here - you can BET on that!

Love, Sammy

stellaroselong said...

thank you for sharing those pictures with us, we loved that last one, even though they all are so wonderful, mom agree's it is hard to look at pictures and sometimes even to remember, it's like permanent cracks in our hearts. I imagine he is running and watching over his family back here.
stella rose and momma

Huskies622 said...

What a beautiful boy he was. Thanks for sharing this with us.

Molly said...

Happy Birthday, angel Thunder! You sure were one handsome boy!

KB Bear said...

Sweet, sweet Thunder. Much too young but he lived a lifetime in his years. I love the memory of Ciara and him. Such love. What a wonderful series of photos :) Smiling through eyes full of tears.

Dennis the Vizsla said...

hello woos its dennis the vizsla dog hay their is owr sweet frend!!! hello thunder we miss yoo stil!!! we no yoo ar running free in the snows their with dakota and phantom but seven is too yung to go to the bridj!!! me and saya send lots of tail wags!!! ok bye

Rebekah Ward said...

He was such a handsome boy. Happy heavenly birthday.

T. Maxx said...

So much love!!❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️❤️

Melon said...

This post gave me shivers. It's plain to see how much that loss still hurts. Thinking of you.

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

My big anniversary date with both Mabel Lou and Maggie May is Sunday... I'm certain it's part of the funk I'm in.

They really steal our hearts!