Wednesday, November 11, 2009

Good-bye Galady



Galadriel Amper Sales Rabbit finally said good-bye to us yesterday morning. Since suffering from a stroke in August, Galady hung on because every day I asked her to stay. On my birthday, we stayed home all weekend because she was slipping away but when my birthday came and went and she still greeted us with those big brown eyes, I thanked her for staying with me still.

But she was tired. I knew that. And with half her body paralyzed, that was no way to live. Vince and I sat by her in her final hours and when she started crying, we told her, "It's okay, baby. You can go, you can go." So at 2:40 AM, she finally followed the exit signs she's probably been seeing since August and went on her way.

The last 7 years and 6 months were filled with cuddles and love from the most adorable rabbit we've ever had. For once, I can't find any words to describe the heartache Vince and I are suffering. She was our baby girl. And we miss her so.

Galady 7 years and 6 months ago
Galady at the prime of her life

Wearing her Sony Bravia shirt

Her favorite pastime after eating? Sleeping.

Her favorite thing after food and sleep? Cuddles.

Christmas 2006
Christmas 2007

Galady, Mommy, Daddy and Matilda love you and miss you. We hope you're running free again in a land that's hopefully filled with all the Haagen Dazs ice cream, chocolate chip cookies, carrots, apples and bananas that you can eat. And be nice to Gandalf when you see her again. We miss you so.

24 comments:

  1. I'm so sorry to hear about Galady. I know what it's like to lose a beloved pet, so my heart goes out to you. :-(

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  2. I'm so sorry about Galady. I'm sure she's in a better place and now without suffering.

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  3. im sorry for your loss, ate France. im so attached to my pets, too, and i cringe at the thought that there will come a time that I have to say bye to them.

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  4. Oh, Frances. I'm so sorry. I hope she'll meet our beloved Apu Nahasapeemapetilon, the rabbit who left us last year on All Soul's Day, in her new happy place. I still miss her to this day. Amazing how Galady fought to be there for your birthday, she really loved you. My condolences to you.

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  5. So sad for you guys. But she lived a full life, loved unreservedly and was much loved in return. Isn't that the whole point of living? Take comfort in that.

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  6. Oh I'm so sorry to hear that. At least she had a wonderful life with two ppl who loved her very much!

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  7. I'm so sorry to hear about Galady. Reading your posts from before made me realize I knew her, too. Now I'm sad as well. :( I hope you'll be able to cope up with the loss. I think she really made sure she was there for your birthday..

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  8. Losing a pet is just so sad... I am so sorry. I am just thankful that she passed away peacefully.

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  9. awwww..am so sorry that galady passed away :( i can totally relate with you frances, i used to have a rabbit too, but he passed away a week after december two years ago.

    am sure galady will watch over you and vince.

    *hugs*

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  10. I am so sorry :( *hugs* but I am sure she's happy now :)

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  11. Losing a pet is sad, I feel for you. I hope you feel better soon.

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  12. this broke my heart, naiyak ako dun sa "it's okay baby, you can go." im so sorry that she's gone. she is so loved.

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  13. So sorry for your loss. She was a lucky bunny, to have you.

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  14. So sorry for your loss, Frances. Galady had more than 7 wonderful & loving years so I'm sure she's happy. You & Vince are great parents. Kisses*

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  15. Fellow bunny lovers Dea and Joycie, I do hope Galady and your wabbits will have fun meeting each other =)

    Thanks, everybody. Your kindness means a lot to Vince and me. And naughty Matilda, too, who is also now lonely =(

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  16. farewell yo your wabbit!
    i hope matilda is not so sad :(

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  17. Galady is lucky to have you both as parents. Be strong! *hugs*

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  18. Oh Frances, I saw your status on FB and I headed here. I'm so sorry to hear about dear Galadriel. I hope your hearts will be comforted. God bless you and Vince more! luv,luv,luv...

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  19. Thanks crickette, daisy chain, stylekit and kikay =) we miss her still... but we're focusing on keeping matilda occupied and happy!

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  20. Oh, Vince and Frances. My hugs to both of you. Goodbye, Galadriel. Have fun with Gandalf.

    (Galadriel's the older one, right? I remember meeting only one of your babies.)

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  21. Thanks, Chris. Gandalf's the older one--died when she was 5. Galady's about 6 months younger than Gandalfy. She passed away at almost 8 years old. Long good life!

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