It is with an overwhelming sadness that I tell you that Sheeba, who we "officially" adopted not even two weeks ago, left us for the Rainbow Bridge yesterday.
|~Last photo of Sheeba taken on November 12th~|
From the time I first met Sheeba in early July, I loved her. In her 140-ish days with us, she found endless bowls of food, soft dog beds and our bed to sleep on, and whatever medications were needed to relieve her aches, pains, and her tummy troubles.
While with us Sheeba forged canine and feline friendships, and the two of us formed what I can only describe as a true bond.💔.
I will miss her sticking her head in the shower and barking for me to hurry up and get her breakfast - the same bark I'd hear while fixing her dinner, and telling us it was time for bed, and the one telling me to ask one of the dogs to move so she could come and lay at my feet. More than anything I'll miss Sheeba always being underfoot, and following me every where, and waiting patiently and sometimes impatiently by the door for my return.
Our time with her, was of course way too short. But I have no regrets. I never do. It's always an honor get to know, love and care for a dog like Sheeba, who at more than 14 years old was a true treasure.
Rest now my sweet girl, Sheeba, and know that you were so loved and will be and are so missed.
I'm so sorry, dear friend, for the loss of Sheeba. What a wonderful 140-ish days she had with you. To love & be loved... and someone to mourn your passing... the longer I live the more I realize those are the most important goals in this life. You allowed Sheeba to achieve all those! God bless you for that, dear soul. May you be comforted as you grieve. Love you~ Andrea xoxoxoReplyDelete
We're so sorry to hear Sheeba has gone to the Bridge. She sure was a special girl as that picture of her sleeping with the kitty shows. We send warm hugs to you and we know Sheeba was grateful for every second she spent with your family.ReplyDelete
You gave her some wonderful days and lots of love.ReplyDelete
I love how you care for these old dogs. And all of them know they have found a great love in you in their final years, months, or even days on this earth. I'm trying to find places for mine, as I'm 81 years old now. And you never know. But it isn't easy and it's my only great worry.ReplyDelete
Such sad news, but what a happy time you gave her, Kim. Farewell sweet Sheba - you had a wonderful few months when you were loved and cared for, and what a good age you lived to be.ReplyDelete
So sad and yet so grateful she spent her last days surrounded by such love. Thinking of you.ReplyDelete
So sorry for the loss of Sheeba. Such a hard loss when you bond so tight is such a short period of time. I wish you gentle breezes and raindrops on your cheeks and sunshine everywhere when you think of Sheeba and all the love you shared. ♥ReplyDelete
Thank you for your kind and honest words on my blog. I really don't know how you do it Kim, but thank you for doing it. ♥
Blessy heart. Sheba didn’t quite make her prognosis, but she knew your love and had many friends to give her company.ReplyDelete
Thank you for that great kindness
Sheeba, so loved, so missed, and no matter how long or short, the time with you has so much love and care and more all packed into every moment. Fly high, darling girl, we will see your own special colour in the days ahead,.Kim, the gap will be huge, but you gave of your home and heart once again .ReplyDelete
oh this post. and I've read every comment. solid proof how much you are loved and admired. we should All be so lucky to have your home for our final goodbye. her beautiful face says it all.ReplyDelete
these pictures are treasures. as was she. bless you Kim. XOXO
Sheeba sounds so much like my Morgan. She was always beside me and talking to me, usually complaints. I miss my girl.ReplyDelete
The loss of our furry companions is never easy but I have faith that we'll see them all again someday. Sending big hugs to you.ReplyDelete
Oh, I'm so sorry Kim. Sheeba was a sweetie pie for sure. How wonderful that she had you to make her life a happy one until the end. Thank you.ReplyDelete
Beautiful Sheeba......Kim, once again, I'm so sorry. Take comfort in knowing that Sheeba's last months on Earth were happy ones because she was loved by you and your family.ReplyDelete
So sorry to hear this news. As we said before, Sheba had such a sweet face. We are happy she had at least some happy days there with you.ReplyDelete
Woos - Lightning, Misty, and Timber
That's the downside of senior dogs. You knew that going in but it still hurts.ReplyDelete
Farewell sweet Sheba. Hugs to you Kim.ReplyDelete
I'm so sorry for your loss, so soon after she came to be with you.ReplyDelete
Hugs to you.
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I sent you an email...I made a card for you:)Delete
Sheeba sounds very special, I am so sorry for your loss. ((Hugs)).ReplyDelete
Purrs of comfort and paws of sympathy from all of us here at ATCAD
Such a special girl. I love all pets, but some are really extra-special, with a personality and little quirks that are so sweet and winning. You gave Sheeba a soft landing and she knew it and loved you for it!ReplyDelete
This is sad news indeed. I hoped so much that more happy days were in store for this darling girl. Thankfully there have been many happy days thanks to the love you showered upon her. She will be missed here.ReplyDelete
Rest easy sweet girl! Thank you for taking such good care of her in her last months:)ReplyDelete
So, So sad to read about your faithful companion leaving. Rest in peace Sheeba. xxxReplyDelete
Once again you were in the right place at the right time. Such is the way of the universe. Security and kindness and love are perfect foundations for a long journey.ReplyDelete
Like two sides of a coin, happiness and sadness, joy and heartbreak. But how good, how beautiful that you could share time together and give her a loving home at her end of days, bless you.ReplyDelete
Sheeba your last 140 days were full of pure golden love.ReplyDelete
What a blessing it was for the both of you to have come together and forge such a beautiful and strong bond. I'm so sorry time was too short. Rest in the heavenly sunshine Sheeba.ReplyDelete
I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful girl. XOReplyDelete
Oh no, we are very sorry to hear of this loss. Sheba found the best place to end her days, with a true heart connection and adopted into your family. She's joined the other dogs waiting for you on the other side of the rainbow bride. Good-bye for now, sweet Sheba. Run free, friend.ReplyDelete
So sorry of the loss of your sweet girl Sheeba💗Fly free beautiful Soul✨ Soft Pawkisses🐾😽💞ReplyDelete
Sweet Sheeba. I'm so sorry that your time with Kim was short but it was filled with love.ReplyDelete