Sunday, April 15, 2007

Rest in Peace, Sweet Bear

My Sweet Bear went home at 12:15 am central time. She had been sleeping in my arms, where she died.

81 comments:

Karen Jo said...

I am so very sorry about Bear. I know that all of you will miss her very much. I am glad that she died at home, in your arms. She knew she was loved until the very end.

Anonymous said...

Thanks God that you love bear so much. Take care

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry about Bear. I know how much she was loved by you all. I'm thankful she was at home with you and in your arms when this happened, and that she wasn't alone. She knew how much you loved her. I am so very, very sorry. Please know that we care.
Barbie-Lou & Taylor & Clay

One-Eyed Jack said...

I'm so sorry to hear that. I'm glad she was home safe and loved with you, Daddy-Charlie, KC and Missy when you all said goodbye to her.

~Bree

Purrs to you and your family KC

~Jack

Daisy said...

Oh no. I am so sad to hear about sweet Bear, my eyes are leaking. My thoughts are with you and your family. I am thankful that I got to know Bear, and that she was in your arms at the end.

Parker said...

We are so sorry for you and for your family. We know how much Bear was loved. Bear passed in your arms knowing she was loved - she wasn't alone at the end. We pray she is playing at the Bridge right now with no breathing problems!
Purrs and prayers,
Parker, Puff, Powder, Rudy and Mommy

KAREN said...

I am so sorry for you and your family.

Dragonheart said...

So sorry for your loss. :( I know that all of you loved Bear very much and as others have said, she died knowing she was loved, in your arms.

You have my deepest condolences. I will keep you all in my thoughts and prayers. Bear will now be waiting at the Rainbow Bridge.

Riley & Tiki said...

We are so sorry to hear about Bear. Our eyes are leaking for you. We are glad that at least she was home with all of you instead of alone at the vets. Sending purrs, hugs, and soft doggie woofs.

Riley, Tiki, & Kesey

Emma's Kat said...

::tears:: I'm so sorry ML. Rest in peace now sweet Bear.

Kim and Oscar the Puppy Cat said...

ML, I'm so sorry to hear about Bear. I agree with everyone and know that she not only knew she was loved but felt it in her heart and soul. She loved you all right back and was comfortable to finally relax in your arms. I'm sure it meant everything to her to be with her family in the end. God Bless you all. She's at rest now.
Love from Kim and Oscar

Cecilia & The 2Bs said...

Oh poor Bear. We are very sad to hear the news. Headbutts and Purrs to your whole family.

Cyclone Cats said...

You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers this weekend. We are sorry you lost Bear.

Fat Eric said...

We are so sorry to hear about Bear. At least you know that she had a happy life and was surrounded by the people and cats she loved right up to the end. Her suffering is over now and she is running and playing at the Bridge.
Sending purrs to all of you.
Fat Eric and family.

Forty Paws said...

We're so sorry to hear about Bear. We know she will be missed so much, especially by KC. She is whole and happy now at the Bridge. We're sending our purrayers to all of you.

Luf, Us

Caesar and Princess said...

Such a sad day. We are just relieved that she was home in your arms

we are praying for strength and healing for all of you.

<3

Frostin said...

I'm sorry to hear about Bear. SHe was the sweetest wooffie I ever heard about. I'm glad she was happy in your arms when she left. I think it would be terrible to go to the bridge with no loved one around.

Ariel said...

I am so sorry to hear the sad news.My
eyes are tearing I'm sending you a "Hug".

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

Oh, ML, I don't know what to say except ... I'm so sorry for the loss of your baby. Bear was such a sweet woofie/kitty. I'm just so sorry that I'm not there to give you a hug.

LOVE YOU!

Deb

Big Piney Woods Cats said...

We are all so sorry for your loss. It was good Bear was in your arms when she passed over to the Bridge. We will light a candle to help her on her way.

Millie said...

Oh we am so sorry for your loss, ML, Missy and KC. Gizzy, Jasmine, Mom and I all send purrs and headbutts, hugs and kisses your way.

NinjaCat said...

We are so sorry for your loss of Bear. You and your family are in our thoughts and prayers.

Ninja & Brenda

Boy said...

So sowwy to hear about Bear.
Wots of PUUURRRS for the whole famiwy!

QM Rose said...

Dear ML,
just wanted you to know we have you in Our hearts and prayers.

Much Love,

Rose and the Royals

Smeagol & Strider (Mystery & Gizmo too!) said...

We're so sorry to hear 'bout sweet Bear, but glad that she was home and in your arms. We're sendin' purrs and purrayers to you all.

Finnegan & Buddy said...

We're so sorry that Miss Bear went on ahead to Rainbow Bridge. What a lucky woofie, she'll be welcomed by woofies and poodins too! I know she'll spend her time playing with all her new frends, leaping and dancing, so happy that she is healthy once more. BEar knows how much you loved her and that you did everything you could do for her. She is watching over you now, waiting for the day when you are all together again.

Purrs & hugs,
Finny, Buddy & mom

Pumpkin said...

Sorry to heer the sad noos abowt sweet little Bear going to the Bridge but she wuz home and being luved when she went. That's the most peeceful way to go but it'z still vury sad. We iz sending purrs to KC, Missy, Momma ML and Daddy Charlie.

Radcliff, Allie, Luna & Ozzie said...

When Bear was in your arms, she knew she was safe and loved. We think she knew it was time to go.

We are deeply sorry for your loss.

KC & Missy, stay close, your parents need you right now. Puurrsss for you all.

Marilynn said...

More prayers and purrs are coming your way from Grace & Company. How heartbreaking.

donna said...

Mary Lynn, I too am so sorry to hear about Bear. I think we all knew this could happen soon but that doesn't make it one iota easier to take. I think it was wonderful, though, that she died at home, in your arms, knowing how much she was loved. It sounds like KC was telling Bear how much KC loved Bear too.

Tara said...

Lots of tears here. This will be a very hard day for all of you, but let it be that way, you all need to grieve. Bear was very lucky to have died at home in loving arms. She joins all of our past loved ones waiting at the Bridge for us.
Tara and Tara's Mom

Morgen said...

ML,
I know that Bear was happy to pass over to the bridge being surrounded by love. That's the greatest gift you could have given her.
Our love to you,
Morgen, Spooker, Jazper, Daphne & Chloe

DK & The Fluffies said...

If Your Knew
by Steven Kinworthy

If you knew where I am standing
If you could see the sights I see
If you could hear the angels singing
The songs they sing eternally
If you knew the One I'm holding
Could see the smile He smiles at me
If you knew where I am resting
You would not cry for me

I'm resting in the arms of Jesus
No other place would I rather be
So if you shed a tear
Please don't shed it for me
For if you knew where I am resting
You would not cry for me

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

The Taylor CatSSSSS have dedicated their blog to our sweet friend "Bear". She was so loved and she will be missed.

Purrs...

Leigh said...

Mary Lynn, what sad news. I am so sorry.

Rascal said...

I came back today to check up on Bear. I am so sorry by the news. Purrs and tail hugs.

Catzee said...

Ooo, I am so furry sorry! I am sad fur you, an' sad fur Bear, an' 'specially sad fur KC 'cuz I know she's gonna miss her terrible! Purrrrrrrrs!

Kaze, Latte, or Chase said...

We are so so sorry to hear about Bear. She was a wonderfully loved woofie and she led a wonderful life. We will light a candle for her trip to the Rainbow bridge.

Ann M said...

We are so sorry to hear about Bear. As everyone has said so eloquently, she was so loved by your family and everyone on the blogosphere, and it was fortunate that she passed in your arms. Our thoughs and prayers are with your family at this sad time.

Sadie said...

I am very sorry to hear this. I wish you peace as you grieve for Bear.

Merlin and Dobby's mom

Mia and Ghost said...

We are very sorry to hear about Bear. We will miss her. Ya'll are in our thoughts.

Mia, Ghost, BG & Jen

Mattingly said...

There isn't really anything to say that hasn't already been said. Just know that you are all in our thoughts and prayers as you work through the pain. Bear was as blessed to have you in her life as you were to have her in yours. We are happy that you all got to know such a special love.

caspersmom said...

Sweet sweet Bear. We will miss you so much. Prayers from all of us here.

Casper
Cleo
Gizmo
Patches
Mom too

Hot(M)BC said...

Oh ML, I'm so sorry. Bear was so lucky to be loved so much, and she knew it to the last minute resting in your arms.
Hugs and purrs and prayers for all of you left behind.
Robyn, Sanjee, Boni Maroni, Mini, Pepi, Gree and Grandma Cat

The Cats Stephens said...

We are so very sorry for you loss. We're all leaking for you over here. Bear was very special and we will miss hearing about her cat like antics.

-The Cats Stephens Family

The Meezers said...

oh no, we are so so sorry. we are thankful that Bear was with you when she ran off to the Bridge. She will always be watching over all of you and someday you will all meet up again and cross the Bridge into forever. - Meezer Mom Mary and Sammy and Miles

Danita said...

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Oh Mary Lynn, I'm so sorry. I'm glad you were able to have her at home. Crying over here for you.

The Meezer Gang said...

Lots of tears and prayers! We are so sorry for your loss!

Derby said...

Sorry to hear about Bear. Lots of purrs and hugs to all of you.

Tiger Lily said...

Oh I'm so sorry about Bear. It's obvious that she was a wonderful woofie. It's so easy to say she's not in pain any more and so hard to actually go through the sorrow of her being gone. I know you'll all miss her very much.

Munchkin, Missy and Monte said...

We are so very sorry to hear about your beloved Bear. We know that you will miss her dearly. You are in our thoughts and purrayers.

Tara (not the cat) said...

I am so sorry to hear about Bear. I will be thinking of you and your family in this difficult time.

Tara(not the cat)

Grr, Midnight & Cocoa said...

We're so very sorry. We're glad she passed while resting in your loving arms. We'd write more, but our Lady's gotta go get a large handful of tissues for her eyes. Purrs and love to all of you.
Grr, Midnight & Cocoa
Karen C.

Jake and Bathsheba said...

We are so sorry for your loss. Bear sounded like a very nice dog, and any dog that is a friend of cats is a friend of ours. She gave and received lots of love in her short life, and that's what it's all about.

~J&B

Katie said...

I'm so sorry about Bear. You and your family are in my prayers during this difficult time. I am so happy that Bear had the opportunity to be loved and feel love from a family, you obviously cared about her so much. She will be missed. *hug*

Artsy Catsy said...

Oh, ML, what can we say? Please take comfort in the fact that Bear had a wonderful life with you, surrounded by love. Our hearts go out to you in this very difficult time.

Sharolyn, Suzanne
and everyone at Artsy Catsy

Zippy, Sadie and Speedy said...

We're so sorry to hear of Bears passing. She knew love right to the end and is now a happy pup at the Bridge. We will be thinking of you and saying purrayers. Those left behind are the ones who hurt, the ones who feel loss. Those who have gone feel the joy of being made whole again, the time to the meeting of their loved ones is short.

William said...

We're so sorry to learn this news. Take comfort in knowing Bear was with the one she loved and felt safe enough to go.

Kissies
William

sammawow-china cat-willow said...

We were so sad to find out about Bear. Happily there was much love for Bear and she knew she was loved very much. Our prayers are with all of you.

Purrrrs, China Cat & Willow
and prayers from our Food Lady too.

Lux said...

Bless her little heart. I'm so glad she was sleeping in your arms.

DEBRA said...

ALl of our purrs and purrayers are with you....

Abby
Boo
Ping
Jinx
Gracie
& Mom Debra

The Furry Kids said...

Oh, we are so sorry. We're glad that you were all together when she crossed the bridge. She was very lucky to be part of such a wonderful family. You all are in our prayers.
Love,
Titus, Tazo, Earl Grey, & their Momma

Rosie(who else?) said...

....I haven't been online for a few days....sorry to hear about Bear......

The Crew said...

So sorry to hear the sad news about the loss of your precious family member. We know she was well loved and had a good home.

Victor Tabbycat said...

Poor, sweet Bear. Our hearts are wif you all right now. Sum woofies are furry special, and Bear was one of the specialest. She's at the Bridge now, with no pain and lots of playmates.

Anita said...

I´m sorry-... I´m sorry so much.

We pray for Bear. She was happy with you, she had a long and happy life.

We send all our fondness... we are sad too... :´(

Name: Mr. Hendrix said...

Oh gosh, we're so sorry to hear about sweet Bear. We just don't know what to say. You are in our prayers and hearts through this difficult time. We are so so sorry. Hendrix & Amy

Eric and Flynn said...

We are so very sorry for your loss. At least Bear had her loved ones around her when she had to go to the Rainbow Bridge. Memories are precious, and they will help you through the coming days.

Scooby, Shaggy & Scout said...

We are late to visit you, but our thoughts and deep felt sympathies are with you. In your arms is the very best place. xxxooo

Pablo said...

Sorry to hear about your sweet Bear going to the Bridge. We'll be purring and praying for you all! It's great that Bear had such a loving family... not everycat or everydog gets that.

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry about Bear.
May your tears soon dry.

kay lee and Emmie

The Famous Five said...

We are so so sorry about Bear.
Love & prayers to you

Faz the Cat said...

Rest in peace little bear. FAZ

brandi said...

We are sending healing thoughts your way, and our hearts are sad for you. We are soo glad that Bear died in loving arms. That is such a peaceful way to go.

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The Meowers from Missouri said...

rest well, sweet bear. what a blessing that you left one comfortable loving home only to arrive in another. you will be missed.

kisses & hugs & skritches to all your dear fambly!!

nels, ed, nitro & xing

(we are furry sorry to be so late posting this, but our woofie friend felix just left us the same day, an' we has been wif his mommy.)

Junior said...

Meowm and I are so sorry to hear of Bears passing. At least she is completely healthy again.

Ikaika, Tabbygail, Tanith and Stella said...

Dear KC, Missy and family,

We are very sad that Bear has left you. You all gave her so much love and we know how much you must miss her. We believe she is being welcomed across the Bridge by all our sweet fur kids who have crossed before her, and that they are celebrating her arrival with treats of every kind!

We send you many hugs and sweet memories of Bear.

Love from

'Kaika, Tabbygail, Tanith and Stella

Kelly Cat said...

We just heard the sad news about Bear. We're so sorry for your loss. You're in our thoughts. Take good care...

ML (Mary Lynn) said...

Bear, it has been seven days exactly since you left. I miss you so much, sweet pea.

Strayer said...

ML,

Comfort, sent your way by 22 Oregon strays and their human--me. We know how hard it is to lose a friend. We have lost many. We wish we could reach through the www and hug you right now. So we are trying. Can you feel it?

Jody and the Cats