Angel Jake at the RBC (Rainbow Broadcasting Corporation)

Angel Jake at the RBC (Rainbow Broadcasting Corporation)

Thursday, August 5, 2010

Remembering Ms. Libby Longtail

Dear Pals

It seems that Box of Chocolates lesson is all too real. Between Phantom's tumor, and what happened to Dre, and the shooting in Baltimore -- there's way too much going on for us to register. And then a short while ago I learned that one of the most adorable, flirtatious, feisty, wire fox terrier lassies I've ever known succumbed to nasal carcinoma today.

Her name was Ms. Libby Longtail -- and I gave my heart to her the very first time I saw her when we were little more than puppies. At first she told me she was too young to have a regular boyfriend. Later I think she just liked knowing how many smitten swains she had. But I loved her anyway!

And we had so much fun! Her lipstick-stained e-mails written in purple passion ink never failed to make my heart jump.

Lucky girl, she was surrounded by terrier brothers who both adored her and gave her plenty of space. And the best mom and dad possible.

And now, at the tender age of 7, she's crossed the Bridge, where I'm sure she is about to break a zillion hearts!!!

I can only send my wirey love to her mom and dad and remember what a special foxy girl she was.

A very sad Jakey

33 comments:

Gus said...

Oh Jakey! I am so sorry to hear about your Libby. I know too well the heartbreak of losing the "special" wirey girl. And now I am sad again because of this happening to you.

Words fail me.

Call if you want to yap at someone

gussie

Barbara said...

What the heck is going on?? This dying business must be stopped!

Jakey, I'm so sorry for your loss. I am so sad for you.

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

We are very sorry to hear about Ms. Libby Longtail. Seven is way too young. Wasn't she just a beauty.

Phantom's report is back and it isn't all bad, still a malignancy but we can deal with it.

Soft woos to Ms. Libby's family.

Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

Bocci said...

Jake-we are so very sorry to hear about the passing of your gal pal, Libby. Please accept our sympathy.

Your buddy,
Bocci

Maggie and Mitch said...

We are so sorry to hear about your Libby, Jake. Losing friends is so hard.

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Dewey Dewster said...

Jake...

There were tears in our house too when we read the news about Miss Libby.....what a wonderful life she had living with Jill and her terrier brothers..... but she left this world much too soon and all we can hope is that she was welcomed with open paws by all at the Rainbow Bridge....

Dewey Dewster here.....

Inky and Molly said...

What a sad loss. She sure looks like a stunner. Cherish the good memories!

doyle and mollie said...

oh how sad!

Agatha and Archie said...

OH Jakey it has been an awful week so far...We are sending you special kisses tonight Love A+A

Mango said...

I am so sad to hear about your little friend. Seven years is so young for a feisty terrier. So much sadness lately.

Slobbers,
Mango

Lacy said...

w00fs, soo sorry on the loss of that bute ti ful little wirey girl..its soo hard when they leave us...RIP Miss Libby, run with the wind..

b safe,
~rocky~

Lorenza said...

I am so sorry to know about Ms. Libby Longtail.
Take care
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

Not another...

Well at least she's in good khompany akhross The Rainbow Bridge -

Dr.Dre, Saige, Kodiak, and Bear-Bear have joined her -

Thanks fur sharing her with us -

Please akhcept some H&K from us!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra and Khousin Merdie

Bouncing Bertie said...

Oh Jakey, I didn't know Ms. Libby, but she looks a bundle of fun. How terrible that she died so young. I feel so sad. Learning that bad things can happen in life as well as wonderful ones is part of growing up, I guess.
Bertie.

Molly,Taffy and Monty said...
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Molly,Taffy and Monty said...

Jake we were very upset to read you have lost such a dear friend. Libby run free with all our friends at the Rainbow Bridge.

Molly, Taffy and Monty

Butchy, Katie, Ruby, Sylvester, Scuby, Hootie said...

We were so sad to hear about little Libby yesterday. We hear about her through the yahoo group. Did you know she had the same horrible thing that Snickers had? They were both 7 years old too, strange. We know Angel Libby is now with Angel Snickers having a grand time.
Wirey Hugs, Purrz & Licks,
Butchy, Katie, Ruby, Sylvester, Scuby & Hootie

Scout 'n Freyja said...

How terribly sad to see a life cute so short. Our momma can never understand how God lets the goodness leave this earth when we need it so much to get by from day to day.

the booker man said...

jakey,
i'm so sorry your sweet ms. libby longtail had to go to the bridge. i hope you can take some comfort from the fact that she is being welcomed by all of our other dear angel friendz. run like the wind, ms. libby longtail!
*woof*
the booker man

The Airechicks said...

Very sorry on the loss of your friend Libby - she's a wonderful WFT - please let her family know we'll hold you guys tight in our prayers, hearts and thoughts...

XxooXXooXXxoo

KEY WEST COLLIES said...

Wowser, Libby was about Essex's age. We are sure she is enjoying herself across the rainbow bridge.

Essex & Deacon

Eric said...

Jakey. I'm really sad for you losing your hearts desire Ms Libby Longtail. She had a fine one. And foxy fine everything else too the pretty girl. Poor Ms Libby. We'll pray to the dog star for her and her leggeds. What sadness their will be in her house...but what rejoicing over the bridge.

Sending with special wiry love. Eric xx

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Penny and Patches said...

We are soooo sad that little Libby had to go to the bridge...and at such a young age! We hope she's playing bitey face with all of our pals who went before her!

Aire-hugs,
Penny & Patches

Kari in WeHo said...

what a great tribute!

don't forget, we moved to dogisgodinreverse.com

TwoSpecialWires said...

What sad news to return to. We've been gone so long. And we've missed so much. It made our hearts sink to read about your Miss Libby Longtail (and about Phantom's tumor and about Dr. Dre and about the Maryland shooting.) It hurts to know that so much sadness is going on in the lives of our family and friends.

We're glad we're back. We've missed you. And we hope you are all well. We've got a lot of catching up to do, but we will. In the meantime, keep Florida safe for us. OK?

Your back in Colorado pals,
Jake and Fergi xxoo

MAXMOM said...

You're right...there's a lot of sadness and concern in bloggie-land. I'm really sorry about your friend.
Also...sorry I've not been around to your blog lately. Please know that you are still often in my thoughts.
Sending lotsaluv
MM IN SA

Moco said...

We are so sorry for your loss. She was a lovely lady.

Angus said...

From the photo it looks like she was certainly a beautiful girl. Yet another reminder that all we can do is treasure the moments we're given.

Sam said...

We are so sorry to hear about Libby. We are sending hugs your way.

Sam

Aksharaa said...

We are very sorry to learn about your friend, Jakey.Hope she is in a happier place now and is painfree.
We love that picture of you in the snow. How very smart and perky u look.
Hope u are well.
we are trying to catch up with friends after a long time. Missed u.
wags,
Bud n Gin

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Jake? Harry? Are you guys OK??? We haven't been commenting much and we stopped by to visit...you pups alright?

Mumsie went to Daddy's doctor appt. today to see what how his heart function is after 6 weeks...

It's NORMAL!!

He's truly a miracle....


Kisses to you dear pups...Mumsie has had really bad ANN ZYE ITY but she's doin' better now...she's still awfully worried bout Asta and her family....

Barks...and Love,

Lacie Girlie

Kess And Her Mama said...

Hi Jake, Sorry to hear about Libby. It's hard losing a friend. And 7 is way too young...

P.S. Here's something to cheer you up. Drop by and collect your award