The Gardens - In the Beginning

Wednesday, March 23, 2011

My little sweetheart...

My heart's broken...
His seventeenth birthday was coming up;
but his frail little body was worn out,
and my Jesse died this afternoon.
I think I have cried all I can cry,
then I cry some more.
He was my little sweetheart.


  1. Oh Yvonne. I cannot even begin to tell you how sorry I am. These babies come into our lives and share their entire selves with us, unconditionally giving us love. And we give our hearts over to them because we must, we love them so. I'm sorry for your loss. Jesse will be missed.

  2. I'm so sorry. I know it's hard to lose a pet, especially one you've had so long!

  3. Ooh, I'm so very sorry ;(
    Godspeed to the Rainbow Bridge Jesse, you were loved.....

  4. Yvonne, I too am sorry! So difficult to let go, I know. I have a pet cemetary in my backyard and I plant flowers over them. I once read that if you keep the ground slightly moist
    in a short six weeks they will be gone! It is an interesting process. They become the flowers and become the snail which eat the flowers and become the birds that eat the snails! I have a place picked out for me but my wife thinks I won't make it past the snails!

  5. Clipped - the memories of our beloved pets last forever.

  6. Yvonne I'm so sorry. I have had my share of pets and my share of losses. Some are a little more difficult than others, I know I'll be very sorry when my kitty of over 16 yrs. will pass. I hope Andee, Zoe and Dustin are helping you mend.

  7. I'm so sorry.
    It's hard to lose family.
    Pets are just like furry members of the family.

  8. Iam so so sorry :( My dad and I just lost our little Pepper boy a few months ago. He was 17 too...

  9. I am so sorry for your is always hard to lose them... they are here far too short a time..and as someone else said they are like your children. Godspeed to the Rainbow Bridge Jesse, you were surely loved well and will be missed.

  10. I am so sorry. I know that there are no words that can take away your pain. Take care of yourself.

  11. I am sorry that Jesse had to leave you. I had a cat once that lived for 19 years and it broke my heart when she died. I still have her in my heart even though she has been gone for over 23 years. When we choose to love we always risk the pain of loosing that which we love. But, how bleak our life would be if we did not choose to love. kt

  12. OH Yvonne.... I am so sorry for you my friend. There is nothing more wonderful than loving and being loved by a furbaby. I am not the most religious of people, but I do believe that the powers that be gave us an amazing gift when they blessed us with our wonderful furbabies. My heart breaks for you. I wish I could give you an enormous hug.


  13. Yvonne, I just this minute read about your little sweetheart.. I cannot even say how I feel for you.. just know that I do.. we pet lovers are all alike, love them like a kid..with fur.. I am so very sorry. BJ

  14. Very sad!!! Gonna go hug my dog now.

  15. Prayers to you!

    I couldn't find the post about the Blog Hop, so I am leaving my note here....

    BLOG HOPping around - I am now a follower of your blog, wont you also follow me?? ~KM
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