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CDerekGo

(507 posts)
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:18 PM Jun 2019

Last Night



My ‘old man’ Bentley (World’s best co-pilot, and just 2 weeks shy of his 14th Birthday) took his last breath next to me around 3am this morning. I kept him close all the way to the end. Rest In Peace my wonderful fella. You will be missed terribly.
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Last Night (Original Post) CDerekGo Jun 2019 OP
Hugs to you all Ohiogal Jun 2019 #1
... SWBTATTReg Jun 2019 #5
Sorry to hear that, Derek True Dough Jun 2019 #2
Bentley was third West Highland Terrier CDerekGo Jun 2019 #7
What a sweetie, I'm sure he'll miss his pal, botoh, bet he's getting a ton more hugs from you. Fla Dem Jun 2019 #15
My deepest sympathies...we've been through this too many times in our home. Moostache Jun 2019 #3
Sorry for your loss mate ... losing our furry friends is the worst :( mr_lebowski Jun 2019 #4
Volkswagen CC CDerekGo Jun 2019 #6
Hugs to you. Bentley had a life well lived, giving love and receiving love. RIP Bentley. Fla Dem Jun 2019 #8
Heart felt sympathy. I recently went through this with my Tortie, Boudicca Siwsan Jun 2019 #9
I am so sorry pandr32 Jun 2019 #10
...... Lady Freedom Returns Jun 2019 #11
What a sweet face. Laffy Kat Jun 2019 #12
We know how much it hurts... Phentex Jun 2019 #13
So sorry for your loss-- Blazesweetie Jun 2019 #14
You gave him a good life Leith Jun 2019 #16

True Dough

(16,958 posts)
2. Sorry to hear that, Derek
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:21 PM
Jun 2019

I've been there myself a couple of times, seeing one of my best four-legged friends make his/her exit from this world. It's a hard, hard thing to go through. My condolences.

Bentley was a Westie? Did you have him since he was a pup?

CDerekGo

(507 posts)
7. Bentley was third West Highland Terrier
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:52 PM
Jun 2019

He arrived at my home December 2005, after my 1st Westie, Holly crossed the Rainbow Bridge in May 2005. I adopted a Westie Rescue in September 2005, only to have him pass away from Liver Failure 3 months later. Westie Rescue, Charlie, was given up by previous alcoholic owner (sense a trend?)

At that time, I was a City Letter Carrier in Saint Petersburg, FL, and one of my former customers informed me that Bentley was at local pet store. Yup, I got Bentley at a Pet Store. He was already 6 months old, and was a challenge to house train, after living in a crate for so many months.

His reaction to grass I can still remember. I came by a small mix breed toy poodle/Bichon/King Charles mix puppy 4 1/2 years ago named Juno, all 5 1/2 pounds.

Believe I'll stay at one dog. Single (and loving it) and traveling alone with 2 dogs can be a bit nerve racking at times. Anyhow, here's who's left

Moostache

(9,895 posts)
3. My deepest sympathies...we've been through this too many times in our home.
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:22 PM
Jun 2019

Our fur babies are always hard to say goodbye to, but I have found solace in the memories and the knowledge that they all had a better life than they might have and we benefited from them being around too.

 

mr_lebowski

(33,643 posts)
4. Sorry for your loss mate ... losing our furry friends is the worst :(
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:24 PM
Jun 2019


Safe passages, Bentley.

P.S. My folks have a kitty named Bentley ... and one named Healey, and one named Lola ... you sense a trend?

P.P.S. That looks like an Acura ... TL, maybe?

Siwsan

(26,079 posts)
9. Heart felt sympathy. I recently went through this with my Tortie, Boudicca
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 12:58 PM
Jun 2019

I still look around, expecting to see her stretched out and snoozing in a sunbeam.

Blazesweetie

(42 posts)
14. So sorry for your loss--
Tue Jun 25, 2019, 03:42 PM
Jun 2019

Sounds like Bentley had a great life with you. I know from personal experience many times over how hard this is. Take care during this very difficult time.

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