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Thread: My Friend

  1. #1
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Grand Forks, ND

    Smile My Friend

    My friend has been dead for a long time now, but I think of him often. His name was Lizzard, he was a Heniz 57 variety. Had a sleak body of a Greyhound, a curly tail like a Chow, and a face that would melt your heart. He is buried in an animal cementary in East Grand Forks, Minnesota and I go and visit often.

  2. #2
    Join Date
    Jul 2004
    Sounds like Lizzard was quite a guy,,, and wasnt he lucky to have had you for a friend....

    Rest easy and play hard at the RB!!

  3. #3
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    Sep 2003
    Nashville, TN
    RIP Lizzard! May you see your old friend again someday.

  4. #4
    Join Date
    Sep 2000
    I know what you mean when you say you think of him often. When they go to RB they take a piece of your heart with them. I still miss my heartdog and he has been gone for 20 years now. Hugs to you.
    Save a life, ADOPT!!

    Rainbow Bridge Angels: Thor, Shiloh and Killian, Avalanche and Wolf
    (RB Gaylord and Bandit, fosters who have touched my heart)

  5. #5
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    Grand Forks, ND

    Smile My Friend

    Thank you to LorraineO, pipersmom and Sudilar for their kind words. In case you are wondering why I called him Lizzard, its because he had a tongue that seemed a mile long and was able to flick it in and out just as fast. And yes you are so right, that when our family member leaves us, they do take a part of our heart with them.

  6. #6
    Join Date
    Nov 2003
    Chicagoland, IL
    I too think of my Rainbow Bridge friends often, sometimes with a smile, sometimes with a tear, but always with the most fond and love-filled memories. I really enjoyed reading about Lizzard and what a good friend he was, how you miss and think of him still. Thank you for sharing
    Mom to Raven and Rudy the greyhound

    Missing always: Tasha & Tommy, at the Rainbow Bridge

  7. #7
    Join Date
    Jun 2000
    Windham, Vermont, USA
    Lizzard sounds like he left some pretty big pawprints on his way into your heart! You know that's where he still lives, right? What color was he? Just curious!

    Have you heard the Rainbow Bridge story? See here if you haven't - it's all over the Internet, and a comfort.

  8. #8
    Join Date
    Dec 2002
    My life is God filtered :)
    Welcome to Pet Talk and I'm sorry your first post is a sad one. Here you will find a source of strength, support and comfort. It sounds like Lizzard had a very happy home and I know that you miss him very much. Take comfort in knowing that he's watching over you and the two of you will meet up again somday.

    RIP Lizzard.
    Life should NOT be a journey to the grave with the intention of arriving safely in an attractive and well preserved body, but rather to skid in sideways, champagne in one hand and strawberries in the other, body thoroughly used up, totally worn out, and screaming WOO HOO - What a Ride!

    Sometimes the most real things in the world are the things we can't see
    --Polar Express

    Until one has loved an animal, part of their soul remains unawakened.

  9. #9
    Join Date
    Apr 2001
    indianapolis,indiana usa
    Your story of Lizzard has touched my heart. I do know what
    it feels like to lose a special furry friend. You know, I think
    they remember us too at Rainbow Bridge. I always ask my RB
    Buddy to "help" me to train the two rambuncious pupsters I
    live with now.

    Rest In Peace Lizzard. You were greatly loved.
    I've Been Boo'd

    I've been Frosted

    Today is the oldest you've ever been, and the youngest you'll ever be again.

    Eleanor Roosevelt

  10. #10
    Join Date
    Oct 2004
    RIP Lizzard, play hard at the RB

    (sorry im late)
    your human friend,


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