In Memory: Angie's pet ferret, Timon

Postby Malibu on Mon Oct 30, 2000 6:29 am

One of Angie's ferrets, Timon, passed away earlier today, and this, understandably, has caused her to become depressed. <:) I've known her for about... 4 years now, and while I never got to see the little guy in person for myself, I know how cute and playful ferrets can be, and I don't see how anyone could NOT love one... <:)<P>I wanted to drive the 350-some miles to her place to comfort her, but RL stuff is preventing that. So, please, everyone who reads this, send your hugs, love and support to Angie, because she's not feeling very well right now. <:) I know it may just be a pet to some people, but I lost a cat several years ago that I loved dearly, and it does hurt. <:)<P>Here's what Timon looked like: <A HREF="http://users.50megs.com/jessiesalley/Timon_Misty.jpg" TARGET=_blank>http://users.50megs.com/jessiesalley/Timon_Misty.jpg</A> (Timon's the brown and tan one) You may have to copy&paste the link for it to work. (50Megs doesn't like hot-linking)<P>Angie, we all love you and hope you feel better soon. <:)
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Postby SpiritWolf on Mon Oct 30, 2000 11:02 am

Nothing is ever just a pet, I know that too. Those that would assume so greatly underestimate their greatest partners and allies in life. The animals you bond with are part of you and you just lose a piece of yourself when one passes away. I know that feeling all too well.<P>You have my condolensces Angie, Timon was no doubt greatly loved and valued. I have no doubt that you enriched his life as much as he did yours and that he enjoyed his life greatly. So there is nothing to feel sad about, nothing to feel guilty over. Just good memories, no?<P>I'm not too good at ... well, writing these kinds of things but I hope that came over right.
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Postby Catman on Tue Oct 31, 2000 3:40 am

Oh Angie, I know you dont know me so please forgive me if this bothers you.<P>***Hug For Angie****<P>I'm trully sorry for the loss of your friend. Yes, thats what I'd consider him. I hope you get to feeling better. I loved your cartton today honoring him. It was bueatiful.<P>Again my deepest condolences.<P>------------------
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Postby Wolfdarkstar on Tue Oct 31, 2000 3:57 am

---<----<--'--,---{@<P>may the memories of your companion Timon lift your hart and soul and brining joy to your darkest days .
I do not consider a entity that chooses to be with you a pet rather a friend or companion ...<P>Angie a flower for you and a hug ..<P><P>------------------
Have A Nice Day :)
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Postby Delphine on Tue Oct 31, 2000 7:01 am

Angie, I'm so sorry for your loss. <P>*HUUUUUUUGGGGGGGGZZZZZZZZZZZZZZ*<P>Your comic was a beautiful tribute to Timon. Hold him forever in your heart. <P>*Another HUUUUUUGGGGGZZZZZ*
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Postby Mel on Tue Oct 31, 2000 7:13 am

*hugs* Hang in there Angie. I wish I could come down, too... And remember, pets are smarter than we often give them credit for, he knows you loved him. :)
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Postby MAui on Tue Oct 31, 2000 9:44 am

Pauvre Angie... <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspace.com/forums/frown.gif"> Well, even though it's very sad that he died, what's wonderful is the times you to had togther. And KEssish is terribly right, he knows you loved him <:} And just think! when you get wherever it is we go after this earth, he'll be there waiting for you <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspace.com/forums/wink.gif"> Until then, Mali can be your pet <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspace.com/forums/wink.gif">*puts a leash on him and ties a bow around his neck*there <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspace.com/forums/wink.gif"><P>
*HUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUUGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGGLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLLEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE EEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEESSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSSS*<P>*petpets* ~maumau <:}<P>------------------
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Postby Dubble on Tue Oct 31, 2000 11:03 am

Aw Angie I'm sorry *HUUUUGGGGGS* Hang in there and I agree with Maui,I think he'll be waiting for you in teh afterlife
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Postby Duncan on Tue Oct 31, 2000 12:14 pm

Hello Angie!<P>I think all of your fans know that a pet is never just a pet. Many of us (including me) grew up with a pet as a beloved member of the family. When I was young, we had a Boxer dog and he and I more or less grew up together. We were really close and it was really hard for me when he passed away. Even though he lived only about eigth years I think he had a good life in our family and he knew that we loved him very much, even on the day when we took him to the vet to have him put to sleep because he was so very ill and there was nothing that could be done for him.
Keep the memory of Timon alive and he will live on in your heart. That's the best advice I can give you.
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Postby Dubble on Wed Nov 01, 2000 1:09 am

I only just had a chance to go see but the strip for Timon is beautiful Angie *HUUGS again*
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Postby Bremusa on Wed Nov 01, 2000 5:04 am

Hang in there Angie. We all know how it can feel. Time heals. <P>------------------
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Postby Arno on Wed Nov 01, 2000 12:52 pm

I know I already said this to Angie, but... The grief of a loss is always far outweighed by the joy the person or pet has brought you. The good memories will remain. And look at all the people who care, hm? <IMG SRC="http://www.keenspace.com/forums/smile.gif">
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