Friday, November 18, 2011

Samantha Jane

I'm sad to tell our friends that Samantha Jane crossed the Bridge today. She fought the Bone Cancer since March, was as tough as nails but it finally was just too much for her. She was happy to the end and enjoyed a buffet this morning of a 4-egg cheese omelet, 8 strips of turkey bacon, a chicken breast, several pieces of beef jerky, a heap of liver treats and an entire container of Cool Whip. Thanks to everyone who loved her, followed her blog adventures and supported us through the years.

We haven't been keeping up with the blog (and that's going to change) but I wanted to share some pictures from the Basset Hound Shuffle a month or so ago plus pics of Sam last night and today. (That's her thermal underwear shirt she slept in so the hot water bottles weren't against her skin)

She will be sorely missed around here, the boys won't have anyone to boss them around and be scared of anymore.  A couple of my favorite pics from the past....such a sweet, sweet (and stubborn) girl.

We love you...


Lisa said...

Run free, sweet woofer girl! Give our love to the pack that I'm sure welcomed you with happy tail wags.

ThePainterPack said...

We are so sorry. What great photos. They show what a character she was and how much she was loved.

Painter Pack

Dachsie Mom said...

Godspeed, Samantha. You have a new bunch of guys to boss around!

Roxie, Sammy, Andy, Sherman and Mom

NanĂ¼k said...

Heads bowed, paws crossed...softest husky wooooos,

RA, Isis & nuknuk

Ruby Bleu said...

Run free Samantha!!! Hope you and Wally are having a blast...I know he will be happy to see you!

Lots of Love and Licks, Ruby, Speedy and Michele

Molly the Airedale said...

We are so sorry to hear about Samantha. She was such a character and such a cutie. She will be missed. Godspeed, Sam.

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

Jake of Florida said...

So much love in those photos. She'll be missed by everyone, humans and pups alike!

Wirey woofs,

Jake and Just Harry

How Sam Sees It said...

We are so sorry. Godspeed, sweet Sam.


Lorenza said...

Thanks for sharing Sammy with us.
She will be always in our heart.
Take care
Kisses and hugs

River said...

Samantha was a wonderful character. We will miss reading about her.

love & wags,

Opy - the Original GruffPuppy said...

Run free beautiful girl - I am sure all our Angel pups were waiting for you at the Bridge, and Claudette was there to give you a big hug.

We will miss you very much.

Hugs Maryann - I know there are no words to make it better.

Love you,

Brooke, Greg and the pups

Jas, BamBam and Eski said...

Samantha will be sorely missed.
Our hearts are with you, Maryann.

You know what, the Orginal Brat Pack is now having a party at Rainbow Bridge; and they'll all be looking over you and the boys.


Gus said...

We read about this yesterday on the Facebook thingy, but truly loved looking at the pictures today. Our hugs to the rest of the pack, including the Mom.

Gussie n Teka

Pippa said...

Sorry Maryann. Just updated Pippa's and had a quick scroll down the list - saw the title on the blog, and well, I guess I knew what to expect.

You have been such a star with all these lovely dogs, and maybe had a few more journeys to the bridge than you have deserved. It would still be nice if there were more people like you around though.

Thinking of you all.

K, oh, and Pippa xx

Asta said...

Sweet , bootiful Sam will be missed by all of us..Thank you fow giving hew such a good life full of love and fun.
I know she is welcomed by all ouw angels and now can wun pain fwee and have hew gowgeous eaws flapping in the bweeze again
smoochie sad kisses

Dexter said...

I am always sad to see another one of our beloved friends cross over the bridge. Sam looks like quite a gal and well loved. No doubt she is enjoying a slice of wallmellon over the bridge with her pal, Wally.

Mango Momma

Dachshund Nola said...

Run free baby girl. We miss you.
Kisses and Tail Wags,
Dachshund Nola

Gina said...

run free of pain samantha. you were blessed and had the chance to leave with a full needed your energy to cross the bridge. say hi to my kali for me.

National Canine Cancer Foundation