My sweet Boxer passed away Wednesday morning at 2;45 AM.
He was the sweetest cat ever. He loved sitting on his condo tree and talking to the birds outside. his favorite thing to do is snuggle with me. He loved to play with his toys. He was such a great cat. He now over the rainbow bridge with his brother Hershey and Toby .
mommy and daddy already miss you.
Submitted to us by Boxers’s mom, Lynn from St. Paul
My beautiful JOSH went to kitty heaven Wednesday November 2 at 8:30PM
He was so brave while fighting kidney disease, although he was painfully thin and weak – – he managed to greet me at the door with his last bit of energy. Dr Oliver was very caring when she assisted him out of his pain.
Dr Baum had taken excellent care of Josh over the years, keeping him as healthy & happy as possible. Dr. Baum and the staff at the hospital have always been so supportive and could not have been more caring and helpful in Josh’s last days.
Submitted to us by Josh’s mom, Margaret from Playa Del Rey
Maximus, Born June 28, 2003, Died March 10, 2016.
Rest in Peace. You were an animal, dog only on paper. You were a brother, kid , larger than life personality to me. Your heart and spirit was kinder and loyal and I shall never forget your kind eyes when we spoke to each other.
Enjoy this arrangement as part of your journey and going away party. Your friends and caretaker at the animal hospital sent you this flower to remember you.
I still have one more final moment to spend with you and hug you and cry with you and wish you goodbye. Tomorrow, Saturday March 12th 1500 hours, I shall be having a private cremation for you. have arranged for your paw prints to be molded in ceramic so that till I stay behind on this planet everyone in our worlds will know about you and how awesome you were. And then one final act, we spent our last years together in LA, so that’s where your final resting place shall be and your journey to doggy heaven shall begin, as I shall spread your ashes into the waters of the Pacific Ocean.
Once again, thank you for being a huge part of my life. You’ll be missed till I spend my last day on this planet. You made me a better person, you saved my life. A lot of people even including random strangers who saw you on the street taking a walk were in awe of your magnificent looks and demeanor, and all your friends and family will miss you as well. People from all over the world have watched you grow over the years and were present right here even when you breathed your last. You have been showered by their love and blessings, you have watched my back for 13 years, never gave up on me. I know you’re not physically around but in spirits you’ll always be with me. You are a german shepherd, one of the most loyal of ALL dog breeds, do not stop watching my back. Do not give up on me because I won’t ever give up on you either. We will meet again, I know that for sure. Make some new friends, go run and play with them, and you might have to wait a bit longer for me to come but I will come to you one day and we are going to celebrate our time again together. Every time i have a slice of pizza, I am going to miss sharing the crust with You. I remember every time, all 13 years, no matter what you were doing, where you were hanging out in the house, each time i ordered pizza and got myself couple of slices, you would come and gently sit next to me and patiently wait for me to share the crust with You. I guess You really loved pizza smile emoticon, and i wish i could have shared a slice with you before you left.
I’ve done a lot of things in my life, some good, some maybe not so much, but the best thing I ever did was have you in my life. Please forgive me if I had scolded you or raised my voice at you, as part of our training or reinforcing the rules, but I have nothing but unequivocal love for you. And I know even after all that, you had unconditional love for me. I hope and pray that you’re up there watching me and know that I’ve tried my best to give you the best life anyone can. And when my time comes and I’m judged for my deeds, I hope that my reward is to have you again and us be together.
I can type pages and pages about you, honestly words cannot express the pain I’m going through and how big of an irreplaceable void you have left in my life. I don’t know where I’m going to find the strength and courage to get through this, if I ever will or not. So once you’re tired of playing with other puppies in heaven and want to relax, come and spend time with me in spirits.
Thank You once again. What started off as a journey of a young guy in early 20s and a small 7 week old puppy has led to a grown man and his old grey bearded four legged partner. A whole generation of family grew up, people got married, kids were born, all this happened during this long journey we have shared. This has been one amazing ride, it absolutely sucks that it had to end this week as I had more plans for us. But I saw you speak to me one last time. I know you are at peace as you left us, I won’t lie, I’m not at peace. Maybe I’ll heal with time but I’ll find peace when we meet again. Until then I have to take this one day one hour one minute at a time and celebrate your life and cope with it.
So long, my friend. I wasn’t lying when every time, every day I put my palm on your forehead and said “God Bless You.” You’re blessed and have gone to a much better place now. Safe travels. And until we meet again….With lots of love for your smile 🙂
And on behalf of Max, I would like to sincerely thank ALL the members of Center Sinai. Dr. Williams, Dr. Baum and every other doctor, every single vet tech, and front office staff, who weighed him, gave him shots, fed him, every single person in the kennel, every single member of grooming from the bottom of my heart for taking amazing care of him EACH TIME Max stopped by for a visit. I do not know the final diagnosis, but as we left LA for Salt Lake City, Max’s physical condition had deteriorated severely, like a neurological breakdown, rendering him unable to stand or walk. We tried our best at one of the best local animal hospitals and on Wednesday night he spoke to me and said he is at peace. Thursday afternoon he crashed and was kept on life support so that i could spend his final moments with him, and as he lay on my lap I tried to live 13 years of my life in those final moments. Once again. Thank You. I shall stop by to see you all again soon, unfortunately without Max this time…..
Submitted to us by Max’s dad, Prashant from Los Angeles
4/2005 – 10/2010
Kriminal was the best cat in the world. Even though he had a tough exterior he was still a mama’s boy. He would always greet me when I would come home and would wait by my bedroom door every night to go to sleep. He was a Dog Cat, Guard Cat, and Alpha Cat. Unfortunately, Kriminal went into heart failure in October, 2010 and I had to put him to sleep. It was the hardest decision I ever had to make. He was like my first child. I think about him every day and miss all of the little things that he did that would brighten my day.
Rest in Peace, Kriminal
I love you and miss you dearly
Pet cat eulogy submitted by Samantha, Los Angeles, CA
There’s only one word to describe Cheeto, and that word is love. He filled our hearts with joy and loyalty. He was a big, cuddly teddy bear and loved it when we rubbed his belly. Cheeto will be dearly missed. We love our Cheeto. Dr. B as I call him has been part of our family for over ten years. He saw Cheeto become a proud parent and was there if ever Cheeto needed him.
Thank you, Dr. B, for your loyalty to our Cheeto.
Pet eulogy submitted by Peter Manzano and family
In this eloquent, visual tribute to his dog Nalu, the Ledgeman expresses the love they shared, and the adventures. We thank you for taking the time to share these with us, and hope that with time some healing has occurred.
July 5, 1998 – February 27, 2012
Reno, we thank you for living with us and bringing many fond experiences to our family. We stand in awe of your majesty and power, and your capacity to be one of us. We are so grateful to have had you live with us and will remember and treasure those days for the rest of our lives.
Dominic, Daniel, Diane, and Don de Anda Fast
We decided that Reno deserved some ritual, so Don read the eulogy (above) which he wrote, and then I slowly beat a large American Indian healing drum with a soft mallet. It was about 8:30 tonight in the glow of two lanterns and the deep, low rhythm resonated in the night air.
His grave is at the base of the hill he used to climb.
Thank you all for your care and condolences.
(The Eulogy was sealed and buried with him.)
Sent to us by Diane, Los Angeles, CA
Written March 20, 2012
We will miss our Tandie Apple she was a Min Pin, Tiny in size but large in presence! She had diabetes, and ended up blind. We had the Vet come to our home to have her go peacefully, which she did. I found this poem and it says it all!
May I go now?
Do you think the time is right?
May I say good-bye to pain-filled days
and endless lonely nights?
I’ve lived my life and done my best,
an example tried to be.
So can I take that step beyond
and set my spirit free?
I didn’t want to go at first,
I fought with all my might.
But something seems to draw me now
to a warm and loving light.
I want to go.
I really do.
It’s difficult to stay.
But I will try as best I can
to live just one more day
To give you time to care for me
and share your love and fears.
I know you’re sad and so afraid,
because I see your tears.
I’ll not be far,
I promise that, and hope you’ll always know
that my spirit will be close to you,
wherever you may go.
Thank you for loving me.
You know I love you too.
That’s why it’s hard to say good-bye
and end this life with you.
So hold me now, just one more time
and let me hear you say,
because you care so much for me,
you’ll let me go today.
Sent to us by Susan J., Los Angeles, CA
Bootsy was born May 1996 to his Mother Picky. Who just happened to live next door. Picky loved to escape from her yard, run the streets and leave her poor puppies to fend for themselves. One day we heard a puppy crying under a parked car. We brought him home! I named him after Bootsy Collins, a 70’s Funk Artist. We serenaded him with the song “Ahh…” The Name is Bootsy, Baby. Bootsy looked nothing like his Mother. His dad was a big black mixed Lab, who also ran the streets.
Bootsy and I played Frisbee and ball everyday. When a neighbor would stop for a chat, he was busy. Bootsy would ram the Frisbee into my legs, drop a saliva soaked ball on my foot, and join the conversation by barking his head off! He would not be ignored!!!!
One thing I loved about Bootsy, he would get behind the gate. When the gates are open, one side provided a safe area for him while we move the cars. My husband would reward him with a treat when he came home. Well, Bootsy took it to a whole new level! You could give him a treat while entering the house but don’t go back outside. Bootsy would be on the steps waiting for yet another treat when you return. We called that Tow Treats!!!
One day Bootsy got into it with a bird. So I waited until my daughter came home to go check things out. We looked around the yard and didn’t see nothing. So I asked Bootsy “where’s the bird?” he left the area. All of a sudden he came from around the corner of the house at full speed with a bird about 10″ long in his mouth. We were screaming, laughing and ran into the house. I guess he understood!
Another thing I loved about him was the way he ate from my hand. He was so gentle that sometimes I told him to just take it!
One time I was talking to a City Worker. Bootsy was in the front yard barking so I latched the gate. Somehow he flipped the latch. As I stepped off the curb, Bootsy ran pass me. He jumped on the worker’s chest with his paws and looked him dead in eyes. The worker gasped and said thank god you have a friendly dog.
Bootsy got excited every time someone washed the cars. He would drag his bed off the porch, pull into an area near the cars and hump it.
Nobody that lives here could leave without everybody in the neighborhood knowing it. He would bark until you are out of sight.
Bootsy would have been 12 years old last month. I miss him when I am in the house and don’t hear his bark. I miss him when I go and come and don’t see him behind the gates. When I wash my car, water the grass, take out the trash, and leave the house walking. Bootsy will not be alone; he will join Goldie, Prince, and Kenya in heaven. We miss him so much!
Thank you Center-Sinai for being there when I needed you. Be Blessed
Zena & Family