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In Memory Tributes and Memorials to Budgies which have moved on to the Rainbow Bridge
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Old 01-29-2011, 08:50 PM
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Well, we all four came to a decision today, and so my husband and I kept the tentative appointment we had made to have Chewy put down. This gave both of my son's a chance to say goodbye at home, then they comforted each other (14 and 17 years old) while we took Chewy to the vet. Of course when he realized where we were the adrenaline kicked in and he was able to hobble around and smell all the wonderful smells in the parking lot and waiting area.
The staff was wonderful and saw us right to a room so we wouldn't be put in the position of making small talk with the other clients.
It was a very tough call to make, but with both liver and kidney failure, he was sleeping all day and night, and eating only apple slices, barely drinking.
I don't have regrets, but feel so sad.
He was a wonderful friend for over 10 years, to all of us. A stray beauty that stole our hearts, even that of my reluctant husband, who broke down heavily when the moment came and he was gone.
We will miss you Chewy, in so many ways. Our barbecues just won't be the same without having to wrestle corn cobs and mussels from your determined little jaws. I'll never look at a baby carrot without thinking of you and how you loved them so much. The funniest, sweetest little dog we could have ever wished for. Thank you for finding your way to us.

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Old 01-29-2011, 09:03 PM
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It's a really difficult decision that you've made Joelle, but one that's best for Chewy in the end.

I know as I had to make a similar decision some years ago with my Sally, who looked just like Chewy, so my heart goes out to you and your family.

Rest in peace little Chewy knowing just how much you're loved.
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I'm so sorry Joelle. So hard to lose one we love.
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It's a really difficult decision that you've made Joelle, but one that's best for Chewy in the end.

I know as I had to make a similar decision some years ago with my Sally, who looked just like Chewy, so my heart goes out to you and your family.

Rest in peace little Chewy knowing just how much you're loved.
Thank you for your kind thoughts.

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I'm so sorry Joelle. So hard to lose one we love.
Thanks Teasha. Seems like a bad/sad day all round on the forum, doesn't it?
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There are a lot of deaths recently.
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My husband found these on an old computer:


He was a real cutie.
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Not wishing to highjack your thread Joelle, I thought you may like to see a photo of my Sally.

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You're right, they could have been siblings!
How old was Sally?
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I am so sorry for your loss Joelle. I know that's a very hard decision to make.
Chewy was a little doll and will never be forgotten.
R.I.P. Chewy
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You're right, they could have been siblings!
How old was Sally?
Sally was about ten or eleven years old from memory, it's quite a few years ago now. I got her as a tiny pup one Father's Day.
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