Maggie came to us by luck in December of 1995. We were Christmas shopping and of course we went into the Pet Store as we always do. There she was in the back corner of the kennel all by herself not playing with the other puppies. She was so passive looking at us with her sad puppy face. But on the window of the kennel there was a SOLD sign meaning that she was sold already. We stayed around for a little while and decided we better get on with our shopping. Just as we were leaving the store the phone rang and the clerk said that the people didn't want her and to take the sold sign down. So immediately we turned around and bought her, it was fate I believe.
For the next twelve years Maggie has touched our lives in a way that only animal people can imagine. She grew up with our other dog Max and they got along great and when she was two she had puppies and we kept one. His name is Rudy and he now misses his Mom very much. Maggie was such a good dog. Her personality was wonderful with people, other animals and with our kids when they came along. She loved to run and swim and jump she was so active. She became sick in June 2008 with bone cancer. We kept her comfortable as long as we could until we got a grip on having to let her go. She got to the point where she couldn't even stand up to eat and she didn't even get up to go out in the morning. It is so hard not having her here with us our hearts are broken. We know that she is in a better place now and probably running and playing with her big brother Max. We will never forget you Maggie and you will be in our hearts forever.
Mom, Dad, Cole, Emma and your son Rudy
Aug 25, 2008
Hi Baby girl I miss you so much. Daddy is gone away to work again and Cole and Emma are sleeping so Rudy and I are here missing you. The tears don't want to stop. I just wanted to say good night and I love you so much. Cuddle with Max tonight and have good sleep so you can play tomorrow. Love Mommy
Aug 30, 2008
Hi Mommy's Girl. I hope that you are okay and you and Max are keeping each other company. It has been one week today since Daddy and I said Good Bye to you. I miss you so much. I picked your ashes up at the vet yesterday and it was so hard to go in there I cried as soon as I went in. Atleast you are home with me. Rudy misses you too but he is doing a bit better. Good night for now sweetie and remember that I love you so much and I wish you were here with me. But, that would be selfish of me because I know that you were in pain and I know now that you are happy. I will talk to you again soon. Mommy loves you. Good night sweet angel.
Sept 7, 2008
Hi Baby Girl. It was 2 weeks yesterday since you left us for the Rainbow Bridge and we miss you like crazy. Things aren't the same without you. I hope that you have made lots of friends and that you and Max are having fun together. Tell Max that we miss him too. Rudy sends his love to you and he misses you lots. Cole and Emma talk about you all the time but they know that you are happy at the bridge with all your new friends. Maggie we all love you so much and miss you terribly. Sleep tight tonight and Mommy will write again soon. Good Night Baby Girl I Love You!!
Sept 15, 2008
Hi Maggie. Mommy just wanted to write and say Hello and see how you are doing. I know by now that you are probably very comfortable at the bridge and enjoying everything that it has to offer. I miss you so much Mag and I wish you were here with me. Mommy and the kids are going to visit Daddy in Labrador next week and we have decided to take Rudy with us because I don't want to leave him alone as he misses you so much to. We will try to have fun and we will all think of you all the time as we always do. Everyday I think of you and I have your picture up at work so I can see your sweet lovable face everyday. I just wish I could pet you and hug you once more. Visit me in my dreams will you so I can, I would love to see you. Remember baby girl Mommy loves you forever and I miss you. Until I see you again. I will write again soon. GOOD NIGHT AND I LOVE YOU!!!
Sept 22, 2008
Hi baby girl. It has been 4 weeks now since we lost you and we all still miss you terribly. We are going to Labrador tomorrow but I will write to you again when we get home. Rudy is coming with us so don't worry about him. My heart still breaks that you are not here I miss you so much. I am sure you have lots to do with all your new friends so go have fun and remember I love you and I will talk to you again soon. Sweet dreams and Good night.
Oct 3, 2008
Hi Mommy's sweet girl how are you today. I know it has been a few days since I have been here but we were away visiting Daddy. Rudy enjoyed his trip with us and we had a good time. It felt like I was forgetting something or left something behind and it was you. It felt so strange not having you with us. I bet by now you have lots of friends and you and Max are having a blast everyday. I just want to let you know that I love you and miss you more then ever. Go have fun and Mommy will talk to you soon. I love you Baby Girl and Sweet Dreams. LOVE FOREVER MOMMY, DADDY, COLE, EMMA and RUDY. XOXO
Oct 11, 2008
Hi Sweet Girl, Mommy just wanted to say Hello and let you know that I am thinking of you everyday, you never leave my mind. It has been 7 weeks since we lost you and I still miss you like crazy. I find myself looking for you still when we are outside in the yard with Rudy and the kids. I am so used to you just sitting on the deck keeping an eye on everyone, but I know that you are still doing that from the Bridge. I know you are Happy and I am trying to be too but it is hard when I think of you. Know that Mommy loves you and I will talk to you soon. Good night and sleep tight.
Oct 19, 2008
Hi Baby Girl, how are you? Mommy just wanted to let you know that I saw a rainbow the other day and right away I cried because I knew that you and Max were sending me signs that you guys are okay and that you are happy. I cried but was happy at the same time. I still miss you guys so much and I wish you were here. I think of you everyday so remember I think of you always. Sleep tight and good night. LOVE ALWAYS MOMMY XOXO
Oct 26, 2008
Hi Sweet Girl. How are you doing? Mommy just wanted to drop a line and tell you I love you and miss you so much. We are getting ready for Halloween and I am sure going to miss having you and Max here with Rudy and dressing you guys up like I used to every year. Look down on Rudy I will dress him up in something great. You guys were always so good when I would do that and you would sit so good for me to take your picture. I love you Maggie and I will talk to you soon. Sweet Dreams. LOVE Mommy XOXO
Nov 13, 2008
Hi Baby Girl, I hope that you don't think I forgot you. I know that I haven't been here for a while but it still hurts so much when I see your picture and write to you. I will try to visit more. Rudy is doing good and I know he still misses you and he is right beside me right now. Please remember baby girl that Mommy thinks of you everyday and I love you forever. Go and play with Max and all your other friends and I will talk to you soon. Sweet Dreams. Love Mommy XOXO
Nov 27, 2008
Hi Maggie! How is my sweet girl doing? I miss you so much and so does the rest of the family. Cole is here with me and he says hi and he misses you alot. We are doing some decorating for Christmas and it makes me sad because I wish you could be here with us. The kids found your stocking while we were decorating and I cried a little because this year I only have one doggy stocking to hang. I know you will be watching over us and I hope you check in on Christmas to see how excited the kids are. Check in on Rudy your son too. He is doing good but I know he still misses you alot. Remember baby girl I love you and think of you everyday. Sweet Dreams Love Mommy XOXO
Dec 30, 2008
Hi Baby Girl. I hope you don't think that I forgot you. Merry Christmas and Happy New Year. I hung your stocking up by Rudy's for Christmas. It sure wasn't Christmas without you sitting by the tree with us while we opened our gifts. We all miss you so much. I know you were close by looking down on us over the Holidays. I hope you and Max are having fun and playing every day. Remember baby girl Mommy loves you so much and I miss you terribly and think of you everyday. I love you forever. Love Mommy XOXO Happy New Year. Talk to you soon.
Jan 23, 2009
Hi Sweetie how are you doing? How I miss you little girl. I was going through some pictures this morning and cried. I wish so much that we could be together. Please come visit me in my dreams and let me know you are okay. I think of you everyday and we all miss you like crazy. Talk to you soon. Love Forever Mommy XOXO
Feb 26, 2009
Hi Baby Girl. I miss you so much. I have a some sad news to deliver to you. We had to take Rudy to the vet yesterday and he has been diagnosed with Bone Cancer the same as you. I want you to watch for him and when he arrives at the bridge please take care of him. I know you will. My heart is breaking so much right now. It is so soon after losing you that I feel so much pain in having to go through this again. Remember Mommy loves you and I will take good care of Rudy and when the time comes he will be with you to care of him again. I Love You Baby Girl. Mommy XOXO
April 7, 2009
Hi Maggie Baby how are you doing? I miss you so much. Rudy is doing fine. We have him on pain medication right now for the cancer he was diagnosed with and I have actually cut him back some because he is doing so well. Part of me hopes that the vet was wrong I guess we will see as time goes by. I think of you every day little girl and miss you so much and wish you were here. My eyes fill with tears whenever I think of you. Visit me in my dreams and let me know that you are okay. Remember we all love and miss you. Love Alway Mommy, Daddy, Cole, Emma and Rudy XoXo
May 7, 2009
Hi Little girl. Oh I miss you so much. I think of you everyday and wish you were still here. Rudy is not doing so well. I am trying to keep him comfortable until I let him go and be with you. I am not sure how I am going to do that. I don't want him to suffer and I know you will take care of him for me just like you did when you were here. Dad is back working in Labrador and the kids are getting big and ask if you are okay at the bridge and I tell them you are happy and not hurting anymore. Please remember I love you and think of you always. Love Mommy XOXO
June 10, 2009
Hi my sweet girl. Mommy just wanted to say hello and let you know that I am thinking of you everyday even though I don't write everyday. Rudy is not doing so good, I want you to watch for him take care of him for me. I am going to miss him so much but I know he will be happy to be with his Mom again. We got a new little puppy today his name is Koda and he is not going to replace you but I hope that he will help my heart heal as it aches everyday for you and Max and knowing that I am soon going to lose Rudy hurts so much. Remember baby girl Mommy loves you and I still remember the first day I saw you. You were so sweet and gorgeous. Love Forever Mommy XOXO
August 6, 2009
Oh Maggie I am so sorry I haven't been here for a while. My heart is breaking so much right now that it is so hard for me to write to you guys. Please don't think that I forgot about you because I definitely did not. I think about you everyday and I wish that you were still here with me. I know that you are taking good care of Rudy for me. You guys should visit me in my dreams so I can hug you that would make me so happy. I hope you, Rudy and Max are happy to be together again. Remember baby girl I love and think of you everyday. Sleep tight and I will talk to you again soon I promise. Love Mommy XOXO
August 20, 2009
Hi Baby Girl. I hope you and Rudy are having fun together. Dad is back in Labrador so we are alone for another month. Sometimes I mind staying alone now since you, Max and Rudy aren't here but Koda is getting pretty big now so I will feel better soon. I wish you could have met him you would have liked him. We love you and think of you everyday. Love Always Mommy XOXO
September 3, 2009
Hello my sweet Angel. It has been just over a year since you left us and we all miss you like crazy. Things will never be the same without your sweet face. I hope that you know we all talk about you and think about you all the time and Koda has not replaced you, he is just helping me get through this rough time. I am starting to get really attached to him but remember Maggie I love you forever and you will always be my sweet little girl. I love you forever. Mommy XOXO
October 25, 2009
Hi Baby Girl!! How are you? I know it has been a while since I have been here to visit you but everyday I think of you and I miss you terribly and wish you were here. I know that you, Max and Rudy are watching over us everyday. Cole and Emma say that you are with us when they see a rainbow and I believe that too. Visit me in my dreams sweet girl I miss you so much. I will love you forever and I will never forget you. Love Always Mommy XOXO
July 7, 2010
How is my sweet girl doing today? I am sorry that I have not been here for a while but I visit you, Max and Rudy it breaks my heart all over again and I miss you guys so much. Cole and Emma miss you too and Cole is here with me and he says hi and hopes you are happy at the bridge. I Love you Maggie from Cole. Remember baby girl we love you forever and we think of you always. LOVE MOMMY, DADDY, COLE and EMMA.
August 23, 2010
Hi Mommy's little girl. Two years ago today we lost you and we all still miss you so much. You were such a sweet angel sent to us and you blessed our lives. Everyday I think of you and wish you were here. Cole and Emma talk about you all the time. Emma was only two when we lost you and she still remembers you. We have your picture up so that we all get to see you everyday. Koda is doing well and I hope you don't think that he replaced you because no dog ever could but he is a good boy and definitely a puppy. Remember baby girl we all love you so much and you will always hold a very special place in my heart forever. LOVE YOU ALWAYS MOMMY XOXO
June 14, 2012
Hi Sweet Girl how are you doing. I am so ashamed I didn't write to you on your anniversary last year. I am so sorry!! I always try to remember to do this. Don't think that I forgot about you because I never will, I think of you everyday and look at your picture on the wall in the living room and the tears start. I miss you everyday and wish you were here with us. I will talk to you again soon and remember I love you always and forever!! Love Mommy xoxo
Please also visit Rudy.