Tuesday, January 5, 2010

Dogone but not forgotten

RIP Chase aka Chuppy, aka the Wonderdog....
Our family dog died yesterday aged 15 1/2 that's about 90+ human years.
Not from old age but as a result of being run over up at our boatshed, her fave place.
The last day of our holiday we were wondering if this was going to be her last summer up on the Kaipara, given her advancing years.
Partially blind and deaf and some arthritis in the back legs meant she didn't hear the car start up and didn't move in time even though the driver reversed slowly...
Five last gasps and she gave in to the inevitable facing the wharf her fave bait scrounging place.
Adios amigo, you were a great companion for 15 years and I will miss our walks together in the early morning.
I hope you're in doggie heaven having a good old hoover for those leftovers,
Your best mate Trix xox

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