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Saturday, October 19, 2013

Farewell For Now ...


My dearest friends,

Sometimes things don’t go as planned …

The last few days have been very difficult. I have had trouble breathing, walking, and even eating. My family hoped I would rally as I have so many other times. But not this time …

We visited my vet yesterday afternoon. She felt my latest symptoms were a result of something neurological, possibly a stroke. My body was shutting down and my quality of life decreasing rapidly. She sent us home with some pain medication to help me sleep and remain comfortable over night. My family and I spent last night curled up together on the couch, remembering all the wonderful moments we have shared together. I even enjoyed a mini-cheeseburger (a real one this time). We all agreed that it was time for me to go. I insisted that I could hang on if they needed me, but they assured me that it was OK to let go. 


My friends, I have lived an extraordinary life filled with love and laughter, naps on the couch, fancy clothing, and lots and lots of treats. My family has included me in everything – all life events, big and small, joys and sadness, beginnings and endings. What more could a dog or anyone want? Maybe more cheeseburgers, but I trust there will be many waiting for me on the other side …

In addition to my family, I have ALL OF YOU – friends from near and far, Scotland, England, Italy, Hungary, France, Malaysia, Philippines, Singapore, Brazil, Mexico, Australia, New Zealand, Canada, and almost every state in U.S. Through you I have experienced the best in the world – you have given me hope and shown me what is possible when people support and accept each other in spite of differences and distance. Thank you! Your support of my blog has meant more to my family than you will ever know!


I want to leave you with a few of my favorite quotes. These are words that my family and I will hold dear in the days ahead.

The best and most beautiful things in the world cannot be seen or felt or even touched – they must be felt with the heart - Helen Keller

Even if I knew that tomorrow the world would go to pieces, I would still plant my apple tree - Martin Luther

When life gives you lemons, eat ice cream - Mr. Pip (that's me)

By the time you read this, I will have crossed the bridge. And tonight when you gaze at the stars, think of me and know that I am shining down on all of you – between bites of heavenly cheeseburgers.

Thank you for the years of love and laughter.

Your pal, Pip



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GizmoGeodog said...

Pip you will be missed like no other...Your joy and kindness are legendary and your Bucket List was the most fun I ever read...Run fast and free now

Maggie Mae and Max said...

Sweet Pip,

We will always LUV you! Da world was a better place wif you in it. Run free my furiend and when it is our time, meet us at da bridge.

Blessings,
Maggie Mae and Max

katsrus said...

Brian's Home told me you lost your beautiful dog. I am sorry for your loss. Purrs and hugs.
Sue B

Miss HoneyBuzz and The LB said...

Once again, I bid you adieu, dearest Mr. Pip. You have made us laugh and smile through some of our darkest days, and you did so without even knowing. You have been a shining light and it was always with delight that we welcomed notices of new blog posts in our email. It was like Christmas every time our email said there was a new post from Pip!

We will miss your love and spirit, your goodness and cuteness, your charm and smile. But we feel so lucky to have been able to share your adventures and we thank your momma for sharing you with the world. We are all better for it.

With much love -- until we meet again,

Miss Fendi HoneyBuzz & her grateful momma.

We love you Pip!!

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kmp said...

You will be so missed...run free, Pip

Edgar

asta said...

Dawling Pip
I wefoose to say goobye..this is just a blip in time and befowe you know it we'll all be sitting togethew eating those heavenly cheesebuwgews and wunning and playing and napping in the sun..wun fwee my dawling fwiend..thank yoo fow all the bwightness yoo have bwought to my life and that of Mommi's..thank you fow visiting me hewe in Boo da Pest while on yoow .bucket toow..i'll keep you in my heawt..till we meet again
Smoochie kisses fuwwevew and evew
Asta

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

DEAREST FUREND PIP,
You and I have been through some REAL EXCITING times together. You have always been a GOOD FUREND to ME and TO EVERYBUDDY Else.
You have shown us that LIFE is meant to be LIVED and to Be SHARED in many many ways.
You have given us SO many Laughs and so MUCH INSPIRATION.
Fur a Little guy you made some HUGE PawPrints all over Blogville.
THANK YOU fur Sharing your life with US. THANK YOU fur being YOU.
Run FREE AND FAST buddy... tell everybuddy we all said HI.. You and MOLLY stay outta trouble...
Til we meet again!!

kalon said...

Farewell sweet Pip, much love to you and your family, run free little fella. XXX

Madi and Mom said...

Dear Pip...the things most valuable in life or love of family and friends, food (especiallycheeseburgers, fancy feast) a warm bed and blank is.....you my sweet Prince were truly blessed to have all of this and more. You have taught me perserverence and to face life head on and with gusto, you are my hero run free sweet handsome boy...give all of our friends at the bridge a hug and save a dance for me,
I love you more today than yesterday and will love you even more tomorrow.

Your BFFF Madi
Ps Rosie and I will keep the hay ride on track

Jo's World said...

Hey Pipster!

Having you for a pal was like an everyday picnic or party. You made fun wherever you went.

We love you and will keep you in our memory. We will look for you when Zkhat and I cross the bridge too.

We send our condolences to your Dad, Mom, little sister and the kats. You will leave a big hole in their lives.

Love and hugs all around,

Stella, Zkhat and Jo

2browndawgs said...

Farewell Pip. You sure were a trooper. We are very sad to read this.

Hiking Hounds said...

Oh Pip, I'm so sorry you had to go. You will be missed so much. I know we didn't comment much, but you are one of my favorite little guys. I will never forget your happy strong personality and your sweet face. I know you'll be happy and safe over the bridge, and that you'll be watching over your family. Much love, Caron

harrispen said...

Dearest Mr. Pip, I will forever remember the fantastic time we had when you came to visit me on your bucket tour. My brother and I will miss you very much but say hello to all our angel sisters for us okay?

Millie & Walter

rottrover said...

Pip, we will always think of you with smiles on our faces and a mischievous twinkle in our eyes. You've brought much laughter and joy to our pack - for which we send love and gratitude to your humans. See you at the bridge, buddy

Bart, Ruby and Otto

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

Ohhh Pipster, Yoo sure nuff bought so much lov n laffter into our lifes, from gettin Frankie arrested, your ghost huntin, Yor race wivs Bunny, your adventures wivs Puddles an jus yoo pokin dat tongue out.
Yoo mades us smile wen wee wos sads an yoo mades us howl wivs laffter wen wee wos happisome.
Yoo neva letted anifing gets yoo down dude , yoo showed us all how life shood be lived............. to da fullest ! Yoo wos a giant amongst Yorkies dude n wee love yoo fur it.

Yoo has been da bestest n most wondyful furiend wee coods havs hoped fur, yoo were dere fur our darlin Molly who lovved n adored yoo, yoo helped our Momster get over losing that speshbul girl and helped cope wivs losing Ritchie an den Ronnii anuvva girl who adored yoo. Ohhh Da way yoo whirled dem round da dance floor at blogville funkshuns it wos so magical to wotch.
Wee nose dat Molly, Ritchie, Ronnii and so mani ovs our loved ones will be waitin dere ats da Bridge fur yoo to givs yoo a pawty like neva befur.
Go Pawty Hearty our deer, deer furiend Pip.
Yoo leave a mahoosive hole in blogville dat can neva bee filled.
Wee will always lovs yoo

Lov Always
Uji, Izzy, Ziggy, Missi, Hiro & Momster n Popster
XxXxXxXxX

Madi and Mom said...

Please pardon our typos... My assistant had something in her eyes...blurring her vision. We meant blankie not blank
M and m

Brian said...

Mr. Pip, you were the most amazing woofie friend I ever had pal. Thank you for the fun and joy and for letting me kick off your Bucket List Tour. Your spirit and your joy will live in my heart forever. We will love you for all of our days. Farewell for now fur sure.

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Pip, you gave us laughs, you gave everybuddy from all around the world your love. Thanks mate. We will look for you in the stars tonight. Sending your family our sincere sympathy and LOVE. Hold tight dear mates. Remember the wonderful memories of your dear sweet little man. Run free Pip.
No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

Neeko said...

Dearest Mr. Pip ♥

You will Furever be in our hearts and we will Furever remember all the fun times we had. Meee feels soooo honored that we were able to meet in the fur and until we meet again my dear Friend, please look up my Sis, Chi-Chi (you remember her from our get-togethers)because she will show you where God keeps the cheeseburgers.

Love Furever my Pawsome Friend,
Neeko ♥♥♥

LP said...

Pip, a gentleman always knows when it is time to leave...and you left gracefully and eloquently sweetie.We loved getting to know you through blogging. We are also happy you were able to make it to Vancouver on your truly incredible , Bucket List Tour! You made us laugh time and again in the time we knew you and we thank you for that. Masala, Allegra, Lewis and Tulip, along with many others, will be waiting for you with open arms when you enter the hereafter. Be sure to teach them all how to make a great cheeseburger. They would love that!


We send all our love and condolences to your family.

Run free sweet boy.Run free, knowing that your time here was the best that life could offer.


love,
the critters in the cottage and their Mama too.

The Island Cats said...

Pip, thanks for all the smiles you gave us. You were the sweetest woofie we ever met. We'll miss you very much. Purrs to your family...we know how much they are hurting.

We'll love you forever, Pip.

Wally, Ernie, Zoey and Island Cat mom Sue

tubby3pug said...

Pip this is an amazing and beautiful tribute. We will miss you so much but we are so happy that you have lived such a long and wonderful life. Im not a religious persona nd Im not sure what I believe regarding an afterlife, Im sort of up in the air on the whole subject, but if there is a heaven I know you are there. My thoughts are with your family that you have left behind.

urban hounds mom

Reilly-Denny Cowspotdogs said...

Our dearest dearest Pip - we will miss you so very very much but you know when the time is right and you have been such a brave little guy already. You have a rest little buddy and then give the biggest cheeseburger bash over the rainbow bridge EVER. Big huggies to your family.

Shawnee the Shepherd said...

We sit here with tears of sadness as well as tears of joy - joy for the life Pip had that he otherwise never would have had. It makes his life all the more special and you should feel very, very good about having given him that. RIP Pip, we'll miss you!

Daniela and Shawnee

Tinker and Tom said...

Pip, we have so many memories of your adventures, your utter cuteness and the love you showed for all of us. Paws down, we absolutely loved you to pieces--still do, as you take your place among the furriends who have gone ahead and are ready with their welcomes at the Bridge.

Thank you for being part of our lives, Pip. You always made us feel special. To your family, we send all our love and our prayers. I know they will miss you and so will we. xx

Mom Julie, Angel Tom, Tinker, Mittens and Anastasia

Jan's Funny Farm said...

Mr. Pip, we will miss you like crazy. *dabs at eyes* Yep, we're teary again. But we're also smiling because you were so cute and so much fun. We are grateful you allowed us to participate in your bucket tour where you celebrated life. Hugs, purrs and pawtaps to your wonderful family who has shared your life with so many through your blog.

Sam and Pippen said...

Here's to you, Pip! May there be a mountain of cheeseburgers waiting for you when you arrive.

We'll be outside tonight, looking at the stars and we'll bark out a cheer to you, "Pip, Pip, Hooray!" We hope you'll be able to hear us over the grand celebration we're sure is happening right now to welcome you.

We'll keep your family in our thoughts and prayers.

Sam and Pippen

Sarge said...

Oh, my bestest pal Pip, I will miss you terribly. I'm wishing you a speedy journey and a wonderful life across the bridge. I will never forget you and all of the fun...like your superhero party and bucket tour. Blogville has been so blessed to share your life and we will all remember you with love.

My whole pack is sending love and warm healing vibes to your family. We know they are hurting and hope that it helps a little to feel all of our love for them.

Blessings to you, my beloved furiend and I will be looking for you when I cross.

Grr and a Most Sorrowful Woof,
Sarge, Mournful Furiend

scotsmad said...

Farewell, dear Pip. We didn't get to know you until your bucket list....but we cherish that and all your other doin's....trying to get more cheeseburgers. You gave us lots of laughs. God speed, little mate.

XXXOOO Daisy, Bella & Roxy

Hugs to the family you left behind.

Darla O said...

Mr Pip,
We hope that our Mr Phoo met you at the gate with the cheeseburgers, ice cream and a tour of the big park in the sky.
The downstairs gang is having a tail wagging salute and raising a toast for you tonight. We will miss reading about your adventures, dude!
Our hearts are with your pawesome family, who gave you the most amazing life. Thanks for sharing the super special Mr Pip with all of us <3
Best wags from Steve and the Gangs of New Yorkie

Katie Isabella said...

Dearest Pip's family. I didn't know all of you but I feel I do now after having read this blog and several before this one.

I understand the sadness and the heartbreak as do all of we pet parents.

Please accept my condolences my friends. XXOO

Mariodacat said...

Oh Pip, I'm so sorry I never had the chance to know you, and now I feel bad that you had to cross that Rainbow Bridge. Rest in peace dear little one. You have left behind quite a legacy, and you will not be forgotten by all who knew you. M sends HUGS for your humans.

Two Pitties in the City said...

We have loved both meeting you in person and following all of your adventures virtually. You have said it best, that you were well-loved by so many and included in so many adventures with your family. Thanks for sharing so much of your life with all of us.

Two Pitties in the City said...

We have loved both meeting you in person and following all of your adventures virtually. You have said it best, that you were well-loved by so many and included in so many adventures with your family. Thanks for sharing so much of your life with all of us.

Two Pitties in the City said...

We have loved both meeting you in person and following all of your adventures virtually. You have said it best, that you were well-loved by so many and included in so many adventures with your family. Thanks for sharing so much of your life with all of us.

Wyatt said...

We will miss you buddy. Sending all our love to your family during this sad time. You were family to us here in Blogville and you will be greatly missed.

Wyatt, Stanzie, Sue and Paul

Clooney said...

Oh Pip, sending you and your family our love. It is so evident how much you were loved by your family and by so many blogging friends and what a special little being you were. We will have your family in our thoughts and prayers at such a sad time.

Be Well Sweet Mr. Pip

Murphy said...

We know you are fine now Pip so we will pray for your people.

Your Pals,

Murphy & Stanley

Angel MoMo said...

So sorry to hear that the sweet one has left for the Bridge. Run free and we will meet again one day. Hugs to your family.

Ruby said...

Oh Pip, I'm goin' to miss sooooooo much dude. My heart is breaking, not for you, butts for your family. I'm sure they have heavy hearts today.
YOU, however, I know are throwin' a HUGE PAWTY over theres at the Bridge!! I bets there are mountains of cheeseburgers and rivers of beers and piles of Cheetos as far as the eye can see.....
If I hear some howlin' and barkin' tonight, I will know you are havin' one hell of a time!
Your humor and wit will be truly missed Pip. I will treasure all the fun memories you brought us, and the FABulous Bucket List Trip you took with Puddles!
Thanks you dude. You will truly be missed....
{{{{hugs}}}}} to your family.
Kisses,
Ruby ♥♥♥

ANGEL ABBY said...

Mr Pip and family
I know we did not comment very often but we read and kept up with you and tonight we come to pay our respects to you. We are so very sad and so sorry for your loss. NO words can be of comfort to you, this we certainly understand, there is shock and bewilderment and deep sadness. There is a great big hole in your heart shaped like Mr Pip. But know, that his life was full of love and that love will never go away. It will always shine bright and be strong. I hope each passing day brings you healing to your heart from all the love that you shared with Mr Pip. He was certainly a very bright star amongst all of his many anipals. He will be missed and always beloved.

*pawhugs*
Angel Abby

What Remains Now said...

Oh, Pip. A brave, sweet gentleman to the very end. We love you so much, Pip. Truly a friend to all. You were always one of the first to rush over and welcome new friends to Blogville. We will miss you always. Thank you for being our friend. Our memories of you are some of the sweetest we own. Farewell, friend.

To Pip's family...My deepest sympathy. I can't imagine how difficult this is for you. Pip was one of a kind. You know that. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

Stewey said...

Dearest Pip - It has been a true pleasure having you in my life, and I will never forget you! You brought so much joy and fun times to Blogville! I will really miss you, but I'm glad you are no longer suffering. I'm also glad that you got to eat a real cheeseburger :)
Run free, sweet friend. Sending soft, gentle hugs to your family ~
Stewey

Idaho PugRanch said...

Dear Sweet Pip, we only got to know you when you did your bucket list tour. What a fun fun time that was. For such a little guy you were a giant personality in blogville.
hugs and prayers for your family
Bailey, Hazel & Greta

Katz Tales said...

We are so sorry to hear this, Pip. Our thoughts go to your family who are left behind. Hugs and furry purry headbutts from Ellen, Target and Guido.

Mango the Maltese kiddo said...

Goodbye Pip, til we see each other again.
I already missed you.
(((hugs)))

Taffy said...

We are so sad to hear this news. Pip, we know there is a lot of your friends waiting for you at The Bridge. We will be praying for your family as they will be missing you so much.

Sending our love and hugs,
Taffy and family

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

Oh Pip! A cheeseburger will never be the same. First our sissy this week and now you'ums...please take Gracie to a cheeseburger stand in Heaven...if yousa haven't already. There isa no one else in the world that we rather have up there taking care of our sister than yousa...maybe that's why God called yousa home since yousa had a friend waiting...okay...yousa have many friends waiting here and over the rainbow bridge...but wesa like to think yousa were asked to bring more fun to the rainbow bridge, especially for our sissy.
Much Luvums,
The Slimmer Puggums
George, Toby, Lily, & Mimi

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

To Pips Mama, Daddy, and Sister,
I, too, have lost a beloved member of my family this week, my baby girl Gracie Lynn. Both departed differently but I'm glad you had that evening to share with Pip and I'm so glad that Gracie gave my mom and I kisses before we left that day at the vet. It feels as is nothing was left unsaid...and that is a little bit of closure.
Much Love,
Mama Mindy of The Slimmer Puggums

Jenn said...

We are very sad to hear you have gone over the Bridge sweet little Pip. We'll miss you a lot and we'll think of you when we look up at the stars.

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

Hard to find our words here tonight. We were all filled with great sadness when we heard that Pip has crossed the Bridge, but then Mom told us that she was sure he must be having a grand time with Dakota and Thunder and all the other beloved furries so many of us have had to say "farewell for now" to. We so understand the depth of sorrow in your hearts now. It is never easy. We are sending you soft woos and gentle hugs. Wish we had a better way to say how sorry we are.

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

GOOSE said...

Oh Mr. PIP words can never express what your friendship has meant to me. The is no one like you and I just know that the brightest star shinning tonight will be you. Tonight I will look up and thank God for you as I eat a cheeseburger in your honor. Hugs to you family and prayers for comfort to find it's way to their door step.
Blessings,
Goose

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Mr Pippy
You made my life happier- just by knowing you and your family.
You made my heart smile at times when it wouldn't.
You have always been a good friend to me- and you never told me to stop calling you the nickname that I gave to you "pippy".
So many of our friends that are at the Bridge right now- are running to meet you.
I will miss you,,, and I will say special prayers for your family.
love forever
tweedles
love
tweedles

Cathy Keisha said...

I came from Brian's home to pay my respects. *bows head* You have a lot of friends and love.

Berts Blog said...

Dear Sweet Pip, as usual we cannot find the right words, just know that you are a shining example to us of life love and living to the highest.
Love
Bert and My Vickie
PS will you give Abby and Jamie a High Five for us.

Tank said...

Aww Pip... you were everybody's favorite. Thanks for entertaining us with your wild and wacky exploits. You will be so missed.

Till we meet again, Tank

Timmy Tomcat said...

Pip my funny doggie pall I know our Angels will welcome you to the land of tall trees with cool shade where we lay after playing in the sun. Enjoy those cheeseburgers until that day we all meet again.
Love from the Tomcat Home
Timmy and Family

FiveSibesMom said...

Oh, Pip, we are so very sorry to have just learned you have made your journey to the Rainbow Bridge...you are such a star and will be so, so missed...our thoughts are with your family...when we see a sparkling star in the sky we will say "Hello, Pip" and the FiveSibes will woooo to you. Run free, Mr. Pip!

Corbin said...

At least I know there will be beer and cheeseburgers waiting for me on the other side of the bridge when it's my time to go. Thank you, brave friend, for being a great friend through these years. I will miss you and think of you every time I get a special cheeseyburger. Keep the beer cold until my journey across the bridge comes!
-Corbin

KB Bear said...

Oh sweet Pip. I am so sad. My heart is breaking for your family... This post sums up your incredible spirit and the incredible spirit of your family. I am thinking of all of you. And, I hope that K greeted you at the Bridge, Pip. Lots of love to your family and to you.

Nola said...

I'm so sorry. Hugs to you all. Run free and fast, Pip.
Nola

Bev Green said...

We are so sad we never got to meet you Pip and heard of you only today thru Ruby the Airedales bloggie ,we send our love and hugs to your family at this awfully sad time.We all have been through such loss and we all feel your sadness.Hugs from Fozziemum and gang down under. xxxx

Nancy J said...

Hi, to Pip and all your loving family, I hopped over from another blog.Your Rainbow Bridge walkway would be waiting and ready, with so many friends all there to greet you. these are fond greetings, warm wishes, and loving thoughts to your family , from down under in New Zealand. Jean.

Little Reufus said...

O Pip... Yeur friendship helped guide my teu brothers...Luke and Bleu... teu The Bridge.

And now, wif much sadness butt what dignity... Yeu have joined them. We miss yeu here already, butt yeu will always be an Inspiration.

wif lubbs from Little Reufus and the Mom

Amber DaWeenie said...

I'm so very sorry to hear the news that our wonderful furiend has started his journey to the Bridge. We will NEVER forget you, Pip. You will always have a special spot in all our hearts.

With love...............
♥♥♥

Golden Woofs! SUGAR said...

We were hoping to see you again. Going to miss you Pip. Sending Lots of Golden LOVE to your family. Lots of precious memories Pip will be remembered forever. Lots of Golden Woofs, Sugar

Val said...

Oh my...we are at a loss for words. Sending love and hugs to your family. Run free and fast Mr. Pip, run free!!

pumpkinpuddy said...

Farewell dear furriend. I'm so glad I got to host you on your bucket list tour. It was a honor to have you here. I really enjoyed your visit.

You'll be missed my pal. I know there's a gazillion mini-cheeseburgers waiting for you over the rainbow bridge. *wipes tears*

Sam said...

We have been thinking of your family today, dear Pip, and you. Sending hugs and love.

Monty and Harlow

Quinn and Angel brandi said...

We love you so much, Pip! We are very sad you have to leave us here, even for a little while. Say hello to brandi, I'm sure she will be happy to see an old friend. Sadly for us you will see a lot of old friends.
Don't worry, we'll say lots of prayers for your family (we already do) and I know you will watch over us all and, and, and....
Darn it, it's so hard to say see you later!!
Enjoy those cheeseburgers, friend. And a warm welcome from your adoring angel friends awaits you.
We'll be there some day. We'll all have a party... a cheeseburger one! Each and every time one of us join you!! Lots and lots of cheeseburgers!!!
QUINN
and Carol

Sebastian said...

Oh, Pip. Thank you so much for being a great pal. I could always count on you to comment on my blog posts and it always meant a lot to me. Come over and hang out on my cloud any time.

Your Pal, Seb

Lorenza said...

Pip!
We will always remember you.
We are sure you enjoyed a lot that real cheeseburger.
Thanks for being our friend and for sharing your life with us.
Our thoughts are with you and all your family.
Lorenza and mom

Payton's mom said...

What a beautiful post! I know your family is better for having the honor to love you and be loved by you. I pray they find comfort during this difficult time. God speed Pip.
Love,
Christy

Prancer Pie said...

Pip, we feel so honored to have known you and are sending lots of purrs and universal light to your family. XOXOXO

the booker man said...

mr. pip,

you are totally one of the classiest dudes i evarrr met! it was a hooge honorfication to be your friend, and you were one of my first friends who gave me the mega greetings when i first started bloggin'! i am so so so happy i got to meet you. we will miss you lots, but whenevarrr i see a cheeseburger-y shaped cloud in the sky, i will remember you are up at the rainbow bridge havin' funsies.

miss pip's mama,
me 'n asa 'n mama are sendin' you and your pack so many huggles right now.

*gentle woofs*
the booker man

the booker man said...

mr. pip,

you are totally one of the classiest dudes i evarrr met! it was a hooge honorfication to be your friend, and you were one of my first friends who gave me the mega greetings when i first started bloggin'! i am so so so happy i got to meet you. we will miss you lots, but whenevarrr i see a cheeseburger-y shaped cloud in the sky, i will remember you are up at the rainbow bridge havin' funsies.

miss pip's mama,
me 'n asa 'n mama are sendin' you and your pack so many huggles right now.

*gentle woofs*
the booker man

Barbara said...

Oh Pip, we will miss you so. Thank you for all the good times you shared with us. We will help your family adjust to your new adventure. Godspeed my dear...we will never forget you.

Eileen said...

I didn't know you sweet Pip,
but across the Rainbow Bridge run free dear one x

Dougall-the-Scottie said...

Goodbye Pip. xoxo

Declan said...

It's been an absolute honour and a privilege to call you my friend mate. Fun fast run free little guy... Deccy xx

speedyrabbit said...

it is sad to lose our friends and while we didn't know you we have seen you out and about blogville,you seem to be a fun cheeky chappie,so hold your head high you did good!your friends and family will see you again but in the mean time enjoy your party over the Bridge,xx Speedy and Mum Rachel

Two French Bulldogs said...

We are so so sad...mom is slobbering....we love you Pip, run free, we will see you one day
Benny & Lily

The Furries of Whisppy said...

Our sadness is beyond description. We want to thank you for letting us be a part of your Bucket List Tour. We had so much fun and we'll always remember our *rides* on the Chinese Lion.
Until we meet again, Pip...

Sending your family lots of love and hugs.

Dip-Dip and the Bridge said...

Pip, we will miss you so very much. You always made us smile and inspired us with your bravery. Although you were not well, you always made the best of life and had a good time.
Your quote is the best of them all :)
Our deepest condolences to your family, you are in our prayers.
Love and hugs, Dip Bridge Elliot and Lynne xxx

Sue said...

Run free at The Bridge Pip until it's time for your family to fetch you.

Rubie and Poots (her Mum) said...

What a loss to the world..... my mate Pip - I was at the beach (where we had fish and chips for your Bucket List adventure) for the last few days .... so I have been having fond thoughts. You have been let go to the bridge by your kind and loving peeps who have loved you more than anything!! You always inspired me to be a better pup! Run free my friend....

Rubie xxx

Mitch and Molly said...

Tears are slipping down our cheeks as we read this, Pip. We will miss you.
Godspeed ♥

Love ya lots-n-lots♥
Mitch and Molly

Fuzzy Tales said...

Our human is crying too, that was such a beautiful post. We're sending your family purrs for peace and healing....Know that All Beings are One and that those we love never are truly gone from our hearts and souls.

Blessings.

Molly The Wally said...

RIP dear furend. We miss you already. A big special hug to you from our Pip. Run free and fast over the rainbow bridge sweet one.
Best wishes Molly

Lovable Lily said...

Pip, we want you to know that you have brightened out lives in so many ways. You furendship will never be furgotten!

Until we meet again......

Love,
Lily Belle, Muffin & Family

Dexter said...

Mr. Pip,
It is always so hard to say goodbye. What a precious night you had with your family. Cheeseburgers! Imagine! You will be with us forever. Sending lots of love to your family, who must miss you more than can be expressed. So many friends to meet over the bridge.

Dexter and Mango Momma

Marg said...

Oh Mr. Pip we are so sad to see you having to go to the bridge but we know you are pain free and running around like a puppy and eating cheeseburgers, one right after the other. We so enjoyed knowing you and having you as a friend.We do treasure the times that we had together. Big hugs to all of your family.

Mollie said...

Pip you have no idea how much you will be missed buddy. We will never forget you and you will be in our hearts forever . Run free Baby xxoooxxx

Mollie and Alfie

Elaine Pritchard said...
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Elaine Pritchard said...

Oh Pip. Since I heard the sad news that you'd left us from Kristin on FB last night I'd held it together - but the final pic of you and the John Lennon lyric tipped me over into tears. But I'm only crying for those of us here who will miss you and your lovely pictures and your fantastic blog adventures. And because I know how much your family will miss you. They gave you so much love and security after your rocky start in life. They must have restored your faith in human nature and you gave them back so much love, many times over. I know you'd been ill for a long time and I remember last Christmas when we lost Winnie it looked like you might be going too. But I think it was the amazing bond of love between you and your family that kept you here so long. I know they always had your best interests at heart and would never let you suffer. You've done so much in your lifetime here to raise the profile of animal rescues and good causes. You've earned your rest. Go run free Pip, and shine on with the moon and the stars and the sun. xxxx

Sushi said...

Pip, i am truly saddened. Mom is lost for words and is teary eyed. Fly high, pip. Hugs to you.

Caren Gittleman said...

Oh Pip my eyes are leaking and I cannot stop them. We didn't know you as long as many of the others have, but in the past year that we have, you have touched us more than you will ever know. You were an extraordinary doggie filling the world with so much love.
You will be in our hearts forever.
Much love to your dear Momma and family
xoxoxo
Caren, Dakota and Cody

Cynthia Geremia said...

Oh, Pip, following your antics have brought me tears of laughter and joy; now my tears are of sadness and the thought of losing you, my little friend.

You've lived a truly wonderful life filled with love, silliness, and - yes - cheeseburgers. How much I'll miss you! Run free, little boy, and know that you'll forever be in our hearts, making us smile and laugh out loud!

Love and hugs to you, your furry siblings, and your humans,

Pibble

Hailey and Zaphod and their Lady said...

O Dear Pip,

You have made the world a better place. Thank you for allowing us to be part of your life. We will miss you, but understand it was time to say goodbye. Until later our dear friend. Hailey and Zaphod

Hilary said...

Oh Pip... I can't even see my computer screen through my tears...

You have been such a special friend... you have touched my heart so deeply and the hearts of so many. You were an amazing guy he was so strong and tough. you fought so hard, and were so brave, even to the very end. Your spirit will live on in your family (your real one) and your internet family... we all love you buddy.

Run free!

da tabbies o trout towne said...

God's speed two ewe wee dood and HIS strength two yur whole familee. we bee trooly sorree N extendz R sinceerest sympatheez. when ya get settled in, stop on over heer at cloud 777313 N 777315..... me N gram paw dude can show ya how two sneek inta de caf a teria and then help ya plant a bizcuit bush anda cheeze burgerz tree. with loves frum sauce N dude az well az boomer, dai$y N tuna
XXXXXXX

Mayzie said...

Pip...hopefully this will come out okay. I'm dictating it to my mom and she's all leaky so who KNOWS what kinda keraziness she'll type.

Anyways, I just wanna let you know how much my Brindle Heart luvs you and misses you already. I just can't imagine this world without you in it. And I know your sweet family feels the same way. But I also know that you're not really gone and that every time I eat a cheezburger, I'll be eating a little piece of you. Er, wait, that didn't come out right. I meant that there's a little bit of you in every cheezburger. No...that still doesn't sound right. But, well, I know you know what I mean.

I hope you're having a great time at the Rainbow Bridge and I hope that you found Cap'n Ripley and our other furends and they're showing you the ropes. Try not to worry too much abouts your family. We promise to take real good care of them for you. We're all sending them lots of love from all corners of the earth and we're hugging them close to our hearts. I hope they can feel it.

Bon voyage wiggles & wags,
Mayzie

Ann Oon said...

We will miss you terribly Pipster. You are one of our first doggy buddies and you have always made us laugh with your stories. We will miss you a lot. We know this day was coming. See you at the rainbow bridge one day my lil buddy.

Bobbi and Gracie said...

I am on blogging break, but I saw a post on facebook and had to come here... it is true. I am so broken hearted and will miss you, sweet Pip!! You made us laugh and kept us entertained, along with your sidekick Puddles and for that we will be forever grateful. Trying now to stop the tears, we know you are better and without pain. ((((((HUGS))))) to your family and much thanks for sharing yourself with us. You were and still are truly loved! God speed, darling little Pip...

stellaroselong said...

It was a gift to our family to count u as one of our friends...please give trudie and sammer a hug from us...we will miss u much mr. Pip
Stella rose mags gus

Bocci said...

We are crying here...and wanted to let you know what joy you've brought to our lives and so many others. We love you, Pip. We hope to meet you again one day...

Alasandra, The Cats and Dogs said...

We are sure your sister Rosie will do a fine job with the hayride, and rest assured we will be here to lend Rosie and your people our emotional support as they adjust to your being at the Rainbow Bridge.

You have touched our hearts and brought smiles to our faces with your wit and good cheer. You will be missed Pip, until we meet again.

Rene said...

Oh, we are so so sorry. Please accept our condolences.

Sandee said...

I'm so very sorry. It's so hard to have our babies leave us. :(

Bouncing Bertie said...

What a beautiful farewell letter Pip has left us with. The dear chap is now free of pain, and we are left with so many happy memories (especially of the trip to Scotland!) What a delight it has been to share in his adventures, and what a huge hole the wee mannie has left behind. He will be missed the world over.
Love and hugs to all the family,
from Bertie and Gail.

Jeanne Pursell said...

Pip, you will always be in our hearts. Tears are flowing here too. May you have many, many cheeseburgers and we will all meet again one day. Hugs to your family.
xo Chloe and LadyBug

♥Mona + Sissy + Mommy, too♥ said...

There are no words we can say right now, Mommy's tears won't stop. Know that Pip will always be in ours hearts. Mommy knows he and Weenie are eating cheeseburgers right now and then they are going on a ride on the Weenie's magic bumble bee.

We will miss you Pip.

Mona, Prissy & Mommy

The Cat From Hell said...

Dearest Pip!
What can mes say that has not been said about yous! Yous is the bestest and wes will miss yous.
Wes is sending your people strength
Kisses
Nellie, Kozmo, Jo-Jo the hairy slobbery sisters Bob and Cinnamon and Mommy

houndstooth said...

Pip, I know that we shouldn't cry because it's over, but smile because it happened, but it's so hard. For being such a little guy, you've left a huge hole in the world. I feel proud to have counted you as a friend, and even to have met you in canine. Please know that we will miss you. Also, I feel that it's my duty to eat a cheeseburger tonight in your honor! We will be saying prayers for your family tonight and thinking about you.

Bunny

NanaNor's said...

My heart breaks for the family; sending hugs and thoughts to you during this hard time. Pip will most certainly be missed.
Noreen

Julia Williams said...

Pip, you are one of a kind...and one of the most special, sweet, loving and funny doggies I have ever known. My life is richer having known you, and I'll remember you forever.

Julia Williams said...

Forgot to mention, I wrote a little bit about you on my Purr Therapy blog today if you care to read it. <3 Love you much.

dw said...

Pip, I know you can read this, even from the Bridge...You were such a joy to the blogging world - a real character, I tell ya! I am so glad you got to have one last rest on your couch (Occupy the Couch!). I know your people miss you dearly and will have a tough time for a while, but I know you're now pain free and running with all the friends who got there before you. Godspeed little buddy!

Life with Wrigs said...

Our deepest sympathies and many hugs to your family, Pip.

Susan and Wrigs

Austin Towers said...

We had to come and give our condolences although we didn't know you, but we do know that you were/are loved by many many blogging pals! Run free at the Bridge Mr Pip. Austin and Caro xx

Kirsten (peacefuldog) said...

Stopping over from What Remains Now. I'm so sorry I never got to know you Mr. Pip, but I send blessings to you and your family. May you find yourself bathed in the magnificent radiance of auspiciousness!

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Thanks fur helping keeping an eye out fur Mom and The Zen-terra today -

We inkhluded woo in the dedikhation fur today's transport -

Thank Woo Angel Mr Pip -

Mom likes to paraphrase an Uncle Tupelo song:

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

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Bentley said...

I am sorry to hear about Pip crossing over. I know he will be miss greatly. My heart and my moms goes out to your family.
Love and prayers to you all,
Bentley, Wheaten Scottie.

gyeong said...

Farewell, Pip. I first heard of you during your Pip 'n Puddles World Tour. A true star blog star. All your followers in the blogosphere will miss you.

Ellen Gawthorp said...

RIP ... Pip! Our prayers go out to your family ...

Love Zoe, Peyton, Webster, Liberty & Whitney

Wilma said...

We will always remember Pip as a good friend and honorary member of the Sunflower Sisters Club. We hope you find peace in all of the love you have shared through Pip and his blog.

Tillie and Georgia said...

We come by to offer comforting purrs to your family Angel Pip. We know they are feeling sad at losing such a sweetie as you.
Purrs Tillie and Georgia,
Treasure,Tiger, JJ and Julie

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Until we meet again Mr Pip,, I will see you in the stars.
We are so sad and so sorry- you had the best life ever and were so loved.
Thank you for being my friend.
love
tweedles

Elyse and Riley said...

Pip, we know you are running around (when you're not taking cheeseburger breaks) on the other side. Leave it to you to make us laugh and cry all in one blog post! We know that you lived your life here on earth to the fullest. We remember last year when it looked like you wouldn't make it to see last Christmas...you sure showed those doctors, huh?

Thank you for always being there with a funny post or comment to make us smile and laugh! We will miss you, and the world is a brighter place because of you. We hope your heavenly body is the size of a Mastiff's, because that's what's needed for someone with a personality and heart as big as yours was!

Hugs and prayers to your family, especially your mom and human sister. <3

Elyse and Riley

PoochesForPeace said...

I am so sorry for your loss. Pip, you were such a cool pooch. Spuds crossed the rainbow bridge one week ago today. I hope he greeted you when you got there. <3 <3

Jobi and Fisher said...

Dearest Pip, thank you ever so much for all the fun and frolic you shared while you were here and we know you will continue out there. You are forever loved and admired along with your beutiful family, so full of grace and dignity.

Jazzi said...

Oh Pip, You have been such a good friend to us and we all have enjoyed being your friend. You have been such a enjoyment in your humor, and being the best dressed guy in blogville.

I loved meeting you in the furs and we will all miss you so much. Just like we think of Remington when we see the moon, we will think of you in the stars, after all you were a ROCKSTAR, Pip!!

This isnt Goodbye but just Until we meet again. Run free sweet pip!!

love and wags
Jazzi, Addi and Diana

Sullly said...

So sorry to hear of your loss I will keep you in my thoughts and prayers.

Aroo to you,
Sully

TwoSpecialWires said...

Oh, Pip Our hearts are breaking and tears are flowing. Your family is so brave and so strong and so wise and so eloquent. Even on such a sad day, they (and you) give us so many reasons to be appreciative and to have hope. You have long been a friend ... one that we will always remember as an example that sharing our lives through the blogs was a blessing. We've admittedly been gone for a long time ... but only in words. Never in spirit. You have always stayed close to our hearts and we felt a soulful ache when we learned of your passing. Your voyage to the Bridge. Please pass our love to your family and believe, as we do, that someday will all be together. In a wonderful place.

We love you, Pip. We care about your family. And we'll miss you.
Jake and Fergi and OurMoma Sally

sprinkles said...

I am so so so sorry to hear of Pip's passing. He was one of my most favorite dogs in Blogville. My heart is broken that he's passed over the rainbow bridge.

I hope all of your sweet memories of him will help ease your pain in time.

I'm going to light a candle for Pip.

littlemissjackie said...

Oh, Mr. Pip, we are so sad to hear that you had to go to the Bridge. You leave a large empty space in Blogville and our hearts. Run free and strong. We're sure our Dillon is waiting to visit with you!

Luvs and smoochy-faces,

Jackie and Mom

dArtagnan Rumblepurr/Diego Hamlet Moonfur said...

Oh Pip. Our hearts are just broken, as I know your humans are. We want to send all our purrs and love to them.

I know Inigo will have met you already at the bridge and he's probably shown you all the good napping places.

M Dawson said...

Pip and family.

Farewell to a terrific dog with a HUGE heart! Rumblepurr says you rocked - so we pay tribute to your love and support.

We lost our beloved Dash in September, we know your Mum's grief - Hang in there guys.

Marjorie, Silver, Miranda and Harvey.

K (Suka's Mom) said...

Dear Mr. Pip's Family,

I just read of sweet Pip's passing on White Dog Army's blog. I am very sorry for your loss. Please know you are in my thoughts, heart, and prayers during this difficult time. Mr. Pip was so very loved and he will be greatly missed.

I am heartbroken by his loss. Mr. Pip always brought a huge smile to my heart, and always made Suka's tail wag with happiness. We loved reading Mr. Pip's clever, witty, and very funny posts, and especially loved how he was always so happy and positive. And after Suka's passing, a stop by Mr. Pip's blog always made me feel better. He helped me through some difficult days.

I will miss Mr. Pip greatly. He was certainly one of a kind.

RIP sweet boy! Woof a huge hello to Suka for me, please! :->

Peace,

K

Everycat said...

Farewell Mr Pip, we are sorry you had to leave this earth. You were a very special little fellow and you will be as much missed as you were loved.

Sending love and rumbly purrs to your family.

Mungo & The Ape xx

Groucho said...

We never knew you, Pip, I don't know why, we have so many bloggers in common but I read about your passing on Ranger's blog and I had to pop over and say how sorry we are, we hope you are already having a wow of a time up there, laughing it up and having a blast. We send hugs and thoughts to your folks, losing a four legged family member is so hard.

Woof

Groucho

waggfoods said...

Dear Pip,

Although I haven't been vising your blog for long, I wanted to let you know what a pleasure it has been getting to know you. You were so lovely and I am sorry to hear that you have passed over the bridge. It sounds like you had the most perfect final evening all together and we will all keep them in our thoughts, and you my little friend we will think of whenever we look up to the stars - and don't go eating all the hamburgers, I very much look forward to sharing one with you one day! Hugs Dalton and team

3 doxies said...

My dear best friend, my heart has broken. There are so many things I wish I could say but I just do not even know where to begin. We have done so much together and have gotten in so much trouble together. I can't thank you enough for all the laughs and good times we have shared together...and I will never forget them. I will never forget you...you will always be in my heart until the day we meet again so have the burgers ready and I'll supply the beer...as usual.
To Kristin, Madeline, and Brian...
I just do not have the words to express how sorry I am Pip has gone to the bridge. The day he came into your lives was the day he was forever changed and I know how grateful he was. I am grateful for you saving him and loving him unconditionally. His life and blog has made such an impact on so many lives and mine especially. I will cherish Pip and the memories forever.
We are sending our love and hugs to you all.

Puddles and mum

Ginger Jasper said...

I am so sorry to hear that darling sweet Pip has left for the bridge and send purrs, love and hugs to you all. Hugs GJ x

Sharon Wagner said...

You won't be alone over the Rainbow Bridge. So many furry loved ones are already there. RIP Pip.

thequiltingdoberman said...

Awww. Goodbye Pip and thank you for your quotes and lovely life-filled goodbye! Sam and Nim

Diane said...

Hello! I learned about Pip from Tweedles & wanted to stop by & express my sympathy for your loss.
I am so terribly sorry!
Sending lots of love your way!

jen said...

Oh....Mr. Pip. I'm sure going to miss you little man. I never met you in person but I feel like I've known and loved you for so many years. Your blog posts always brought a smile to my face. Thanks for all the fun times.

Bicontinental Dachshund said...

Run free, Mr Pip. I hope you get to play with my Collie cousin Angel Ester.

Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

Our candle was lit for you, Mr. Pip! You will be sorely missed, but we are honored that we got to know you. We have no doubt that you are enjoying all the cheeseburgers you want across the bridge!

Until we meet again,
*kissey face*
-Fiona and Abby the Hippobottomus

Oz theTerrier said...

I love you, Mr. Pip. I am so sorry to see you go Over the Rainbow Bridge but I know there you will feel better...able to run and play like a young pup once again. I shall look to the stars in the evenings and tell you of my terrier adventures. Until we meet again, dear pal...
Oz

Jake of Florida said...

Dear Pip, We only know you really through our mutual friend Asta but through her we know what a special guy you were.

If you have a chance at the Bridge to run into my brother, Jake, I'm sure he will show you the ropes and you'll have lots of fun together.

In the meantime, my mom and I are sending your mom and family as much love and comfort as we can squeeze into this little box because we kind of know how she must be feeling. It's not east.

Just Harry and Joan

Taryn said...

What a beautiful farewell post. I am so sorry for your loss.

Casey said...

Mr. Pip, there will never be anyone in Blogville quite like you. I'm so glad I got the chance to know you, and even to show you around Texas on your world tour! I know you'll be busy making lots of new friends at the Rainbow Bridge and having cheeseburger for every meal. I'm crying for all of us left behind. :~~~(

ra husky said...

Stopping to paw love and condolences,

RA, Isis & Nanük

Mary Ann said...

We are so very, very sorry for your loss of little Pip.

Noodles said...

Pip's Family,
I know we are late to the show but nonetheless our hearts are heavy with news of Pip's passing. We have followed Pip for as long as we have been blogging even though we just joined his site a short while ago. It was an oversight - we thought we HAD already followed. It does not matter - Pip was our FURiend and we will miss him so much. Run free Pip, and eat a cheeseburger for me.
Love Noodles (and family)

suzanneberry said...

Much love to you and your family. I know you will be near them until you are all together again.

HoundDogMom said...

Dearest Pip Family,
We are so so sorry for the loss of your beloved Mr. Pip. Pip was one of the first blogs we began following and it was instant love and attaction to his sweet face. We will forever remember his love for Cheeseburger's. Run Free Mr. Pip and make sure you look for Cleo and Tabby and give them kisses. Hugs to your family. Sherri and The HoundDogs

Painter Pack said...

We are so sorry to lose Pip. Sending prayers to the family.

George The Lad said...

Run Free dear Pip you will always be in your hearts. We are sending hugs across the pond to your family at this sad time
George & Tess xxx

Blueberry's human said...

Bye Pip! You will be missed - especially by your humans! Run free little buddy! Blueberry said to save her some cheeseburgers but I explained to her that where you are going - there always plenty of cheeseburgers to go around and everyone shares. :)

Tonight, when Blueberry and I are out hiking in the dark, I will look up into the night sky and say a prayer for your family that has been left behind.

Piappies World said...

Dearest Pip,

You will and will always be our special friend. Just seeing how far we have in this line of comments more than show much lives you have touched both furry and hooman.

Even you words of goodbye is so beautiful and heartwarming. Your memories will always be cherished. I will never get tired go through the posts you've made. Some if not all of our most happy and fun moments here in the bloggie world had you in it, Mr. Pip.

Everytime we think of you and miss you, we will look up in the sky and find you in the brightest star we see. Continue to watch over your family, alright?

We thank you for taking us with you as you toured the world and we are very honored to be have been part of that tour.

You sure have lived a full life and we are thankful that we are a witness to the wonderful love you have shared with your family.

We send our prayers to the loved ones you have left behind. We love you very much, Pip. Run free!

Love always,

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

colehauscats said...

Sweet Pip, you are already so missed. We will remember all your adventures and are sending hugs to your family and friends. Purrs....

Momo and Pinot said...

Our dear friend Mr. Pip,

even if we haven't visited your bloggy as often as we wanted, we always thought you are our very good friend. Please run free and we'll all meet again.

Sending Cavalier big licks to you and your family.

Momo & Pinot

Camille said...

We so loved that wonderful Pip. Have seldom commented but have always followed this blog to see what that wee and very special good dog was up to. Rest in Peace dear Pip. xoxox

Oskar said...

Our hearts are both breaking for you and also filled with love for having known Pip.

Love,
Pam & Oskar

liparifam said...

Godspeed, dear PIP...

Ruby and Penny said...

Run with the wind, Dear Pip. Have a cheeseburger or two or three for us. See you on the other side.

Hugs.

Love Ruby & Penny

Peggy Frezon said...

I will miss you Pip. You were a sweet dog, a funny dog, a generous and caring dog. Your family loved you very much. You will be missed by so many. P.S. When you get to heaven, will you please tell Brooks I miss him and love him.

Team Beaglebratz said...

Mom Kim here-
I just read about Pip earlier today after being offline a few days because of my eye problems. I am so sorry me and the Beaglebratz weren't around more. Pip was such a cutie but sounds like he could be an onery pup too sometimes. I am just so sorry for your loss. Run free dear Pip - see ya sometime and save us all some of those heavenly cheeseburgers.
Mom Kim, Shiloh'n Diva Shasta

24 Paws of Love said...

Thank you for all the love you have given and joys of getting to know you. We are so sorry to hear of your passing, but I'm sure you had many wonderful friends that you were able to finally meet and have a cheeseburger with.

Watch over your family, they will be missing you terribly. We will send our Sibe Vibes with paws crossed for them.

Thank you for visiting us. We will miss you Pip.

Victoria Henderson said...

I am so sorry for the loss of your darling. I have no wise or wonderful words to ease your pain. Simply sorry.
~Vicat

Carol said...

We are so sorry for your loss. We will keep your family in our prayers.

The silvers and more

Baby Rocket Dog and Hootie said...

With great sadness we send our farewells to a giant of a fellow, Pip, sweet Pip. You have helped bring joy to many of us here in Blogville and you will be forever remembered. Our sympathy to your family. See you at The Bridge someday.
X-BabyRocketDog & Hootie

Lassiter Chase and Benjamin said...

We are so sad by your loss. We didn't know Mr. Pip very well -- but we remember seeing him in some of the Blogville events like Back to School, etc. We are so sorry for your loss. Mr. Pip sounded like a great dog. We will always think of Mr. Pip when we eat Cheetos!

Asta said...

deaw auntie Kiwsten
we keep thinking of you and youw sweet family and seeing Pip in the clouds
pleez use the pictoowe on my bloggie that you like anytime
smoochie kisses
Asta and Mommi

Stargirl said...

Just learned of Pip today, after reading Mayzies' blog for the first time too. I'm sorry I didn't get to know Pip, although I plan to read back through his blog. It is obvious that he was a very special doggie! Though I am a new reader, I am a dog mom and know that your hearts are deeply hurting right now. I am so sorry for your loss and will say a pawrayer for your family.

April McLeod said...

Dear Mr. Pip,

I can't help but tell you again how much I enjoyed reading your blog posts and how much I'm going to miss reading more about your adventures. Because I unexpectedly lost my dog walking partner, Joust, I wrote post today about the two of you and I hope you fellas will play together and perhaps you will share a hamburger with him while you are on the other side of the bridge.
P.S. I stole your tuxedo shirt picture for the blog. Hope you don't mind.

Susie and Sidebite said...

O M D!!! we have been gone, sorry we missed pip and will continue to miss him but many a smile will come to our lips as we remember all the laughs he gave us.

PIP, we will see you at the Bridge one day and the beer and Cheetoes will flow forever

The Mad Scots
Susie & Sidebite

Tucker said...

I am so very sorry that Pip had to say goodbye. I know that you have found a couch on the other side. You will be missed dearly!

Dane Kisses -
Tucker

Hawkeye BrownDog said...

Hi Y'all,

You will be greatly missed, as you knew.

My paws are crossed for all of the family, quad-paws and bipeds, you had to leave behind.

Hawk aka BrownDog

CreekHiker / HollysFolly said...

Oh Pip! I'm so sorry to see you go! I know you will leave a big hole in the hearts of blogville! ...as well as the hearts of you pawrents and Sissy!

You were the littlest dog with the biggest heart! You will be missed my friend!

meowmeowmans said...

Pip, we are sorry you had to go to the Bridge, and we miss and love you dearly. We know you are whole and healthy and happy there, and that we will see you again some day. We send soft purrs and prayers and gentle hugs to your family.

Andrea Kuska said...

You will be missed Pip. Thank you for the good times.

Bobby said...

We had to say how we will miss little Pip. Our thoughts are with you. We had a small yorkie and at 17 we had the same thing, it hurts
but it is the best we can do for them.
Licks Bobby & Pip

Pippa Sheltie said...

Mr Pip, you legend, although we may not have popped by much we will miss your sweet face and character! I hope they feed you plenty of cheese burgers over the rainbow. One day we'll all be there to see you!
Your legacy will live on, I loved your bucket tour!
Pippa :)

Maxwell, Faraday and Allie said...

Oh Pip, we are so very very sorry to hear of your journey to the Bridge. Our hearts ache for your humans who love you so and must miss you dearly at this moment.

We purr for them and hold the close in our hearts as they grieve for you.

Kari in Alaska said...

Rest in peace sweet boy

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

Katie and Glogirly said...

We're so very sorry about the loss of your sweet Pip. He had a huge heart of gold and will be missed so much.

Purrs and hugs to you.

Katie, Glogirly & Waffles

The Life of Riley said...

Dearest Pip,

Wewere so sad to read this post, but we want you to know that from New Zealand tonight, we will be looking up at the stars thinking of you, cheese burgers and your family, and sending you our love.

Riley, Enzo and their human.

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Sweet Angel Pippy
I want to thank you for the donation that you gave with all your love- to help me get betters.
love forever
your tweedles

Bailey Be Good! said...

So very sorry to hear that Pip has crossed the bridge. Sending lotsa woofs and huggies to you and your family. <3

~Bailey & Nala (Yep, we're girls!)

Inger said...

I so loved your smile, dear Mr. Pip, and I will look for it in the stars tonight. I know that your friend who went there before you will come to the rainbow bridge and welcome you. You will be so missed.

To the assistants: I am so sorry for your loss and want to thank you for letting us share in the life of this sweet little dog. He was very special and will remain in the hearts of all his friends.

Pup Fan said...

I'm so sorry to hear this sad news. Farewell, sweet Pip. Your family is in my thoughts and I'm sending giant hugs to them.

Karen Jo said...

I am so very sorry that Mr. Pip had to go to the Rainbow Bridge. Hugs from me and comforting purrs from the kitties.

Adi. said...

I read about this through Noodles' blog and had to give my condolences. Around the same time that Pip and Gracie Lynn passed, my two dogs from childhood and teenage years came to me in a dream and led me through dark halls with other dogs. When we got to the other side, the dogs ran to towards the grass and towards dogs that were already there. I told Gracie Lynn's mommy that Gracie must have been there in the halls with me and the other dogs. I'm sure that Pip was there too.

Ever since that dream happened, I decided to host a blog event on October 30 titled, "To My Angel(s)" as a tribute to my two dogs that visited me in the dream and to anyone who has animal companions that have also passed. If you'd like to try it out, you are more than welcomed to join. Here is the link with all the information in case you'd like to participate: http://vegcourtesy.blogspot.com/2013/10/animal-loverscompanions-please-read.html

I think it's important to remember that our animal companions that have passed never really left us, and my two dogs proved that to me in a dream. They just showed me where they now live and how they help other animals cross as well. I hope this was helpful for you and I will pray for Pip.<3

vegcourtesy.blogspot.com

haopee said...

Oh Mr. Pip, where would we be if without your awesome Cheeseburger adventures. We are truly saddened by your passing. We pray that you are in a happier place where Cheeseburgers sprout from geysers.

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