37 Responses to “I still wasn’t ready”

  1. Marianne December 6, 2007 at 3:02 PM #

    You’re never ready…. take it from me, one who knows far too well. I spent the night before THAT day crying those exact words.

    I’m so sorry. 😥

  2. Jaci Burton December 6, 2007 at 3:08 PM #

    :hug: 😥

    It’s always hard to let our babies go. We always wish we can hold onto them forever.

    I know how difficult this is for you. I’m here for you if you need me. Love you Angie.


  3. Lauren December 6, 2007 at 3:21 PM #

    I’m sorry. I don’t think you’re ever ready for it. *hugs you*

  4. bettie December 6, 2007 at 3:51 PM #

    I’m so sorry.

  5. Annie December 6, 2007 at 4:03 PM #

    Oh, Angie! I’m so sorry! *hugs*

  6. Elle December 6, 2007 at 4:13 PM #

    I’m so sorry. I know you’ll miss your furry friend.

  7. Anne December 6, 2007 at 4:51 PM #

    Awww. Sorry for your loss, Angie. Big squeeze!

  8. Ciar Cullen December 6, 2007 at 4:53 PM #

    Awe, no, damn. I’m soooo sorry. He was a beautiful creature. I hope the pain passes in time.

  9. Charlene Teglia December 6, 2007 at 5:52 PM #

    I’m so sorry, Angie.

  10. Terri December 6, 2007 at 6:17 PM #

    aww I am sorry for your loss : (

  11. HelenKay December 6, 2007 at 6:36 PM #

    Oh, Angie. I am so sorry. It’s impossible to be ready for this sort of thing. :hug:

  12. Jorrie Spencer December 6, 2007 at 8:37 PM #

    I’m so sorry, Angie. Too sad.

  13. December December 6, 2007 at 8:45 PM #

    I’m so sorry for your loss, Angela.

  14. Tamara December 6, 2007 at 9:43 PM #

    I’m so sorry. He was well-loved. You are a good mom. :hug:

  15. Dana Marie Bell December 6, 2007 at 9:50 PM #

    I’m so sorry for your loss. I know what it’s like to lose a furry baby, and there’s no way to be ready for it, no matter how long they’re with us.

  16. Michelle (MG) December 6, 2007 at 9:54 PM #

    Oh Angie – I am so, so sorry. :hug:

  17. Christyne Butler December 6, 2007 at 11:48 PM #

    Oh Angie…I am so sorry for your loss.

  18. Pam December 6, 2007 at 11:50 PM #


    I am so sorry to hear that. Take care, Pam

  19. Maura Anderson December 6, 2007 at 11:50 PM #

    You’re never ready, no matter how long you have to get used to the idea. I cry for days every time.


  20. Erin the Innocent December 7, 2007 at 12:27 AM #

    I’m so sorry Angie 🙁

  21. Ann December 7, 2007 at 12:37 AM #

    I’m so sorry Angie.

  22. Dawn Montgomery December 7, 2007 at 2:31 AM #


  23. Kate Davies December 7, 2007 at 2:52 AM #

    Hugs, Angie. So sorry to hear of your loss.

  24. Imogen Howson December 7, 2007 at 8:12 AM #

    Oh, Angie, I’m sorry. That picture is beautiful.

  25. Sonya December 7, 2007 at 10:44 AM #

    Nothing to say that hasn’t been said before, but I’m so sorry to hear this. He was a beautiful little man.

  26. shesawriter December 7, 2007 at 10:49 AM #

    The family dog (her name was Nikkie) died a year ago, around Christmas. She was my grandmom’s dog and very old. The trip to come visit me did her in. She was sick from the time they arrived and they had to leave early because she just got worse. This will be the first Christmas without her. It’s been a year, and I’m still grieving and missing her. I completely understand where you’re coming from.

  27. Lynne Connolly December 7, 2007 at 11:16 AM #

    My deepest sympathy, Angie. It’s never easy to lose a good friend.

  28. Marty December 7, 2007 at 11:50 AM #

    I’m so sorry Angie.

  29. Mechele Armstrong December 7, 2007 at 1:05 PM #

    I’m so very sorry :(. I’ve been there. I know you don’t know me very well but if you ever need an ear. My thoughts are with you.

  30. allison December 7, 2007 at 1:28 PM #

    oh angie, i am so sorry. it is so hard to let a family member go. my thoughts and prayers are with you.

  31. Melanie E December 7, 2007 at 4:20 PM #

    No one is ever ready to lose a member of the family, blood relative or four-legged companion. My sympathies to you on your loss.

  32. Marcia December 7, 2007 at 6:48 PM #

    Hugs. You never get over a love one whether they walk on two legs or four. They’re family.

  33. Mad December 7, 2007 at 9:36 PM #

    So sorry for your loss…hugs!

  34. BT Keeney December 8, 2007 at 9:15 AM #

    It’s so very hard to let go. Warmest sympathy and cyber-hugs on your loss.

  35. Shannon December 10, 2007 at 9:44 PM #

    :hug: I’m so sorry, Angie. Losing a furry buddy is awfully hard. :hug:

  36. Kimberly Nee December 11, 2007 at 2:15 AM #

    I’m so sorry – I’ve been through it four times in the last five years. It never gets any easier and I was never ready, even when I knew it inevitable. It always sucks…

  37. Lesley December 11, 2007 at 8:47 PM #

    I’m so sorry! :hug:

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