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"Murphy was an optimist!"

Lucy has passed on May 4, 2006 6:08 am

Posted by Doug McCaughan in : Daily Life, Family, Lucy, Pets
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At roughly 11am yesterday, Lucy peacefully drew her last breath. The family grieves her loss as she has been with the children most of their lives. We have never viewed our animals as simply pets; they are family members. Molly, the dog, and Two Paws, the cat, seem sullen. Lucy shared many great times with us. She will be remembered well.

I want to thank everyone for your supportive comments (and here) on the blogs and in person!

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1. PaintingChef - May 4, 2006

I am so so very sorry. My family is in the middle of the same thing. Our 15 year old Golden, Maddie, is coming to the end of her life as well. And its amazing isn’t it, despite how tired their bodies are, that sweet face and that loving personality carries them all the way. I am so sorry for the pain and loss you are having. Some people don’t understand just how much a member of the family our babies can be. I have no doubt that Lucy had such a wonderful life and that you will forever have so many memories of her. Those big furry sweethearts touch our hearts and our lives in ways that sometimes we don’t even realize. Sweet dreams Lucy.

2. Dean - May 4, 2006

We’re so sorry to hear about Lucy…

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4. newscoma - May 4, 2006

I am so very, very sorry. I know how much my pets mean to me. May Lucy rest in peace.

5. Solb1 Kenobi - May 7, 2006

Never too late for condolences. A favorite cat passed on recently. We’ve lost cats before, but this loss hit me pretty hard. I can relate.

Again, my condolences.

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