Tuesday, March 23, 2010

Oh Bikolino!

Biko died today-March 23

Biko died this morning, I'm still in shock....

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118 comments:

Anonymous said...

Dear Monica,
I'm just so sorry!!
Love
Esther

Safeena said...

Oh, my god - I am so sorry. The shock must be unbearable. Please know that people who never met him, loved him, and were honored to have known of him.

Kris said...

Oh, dear Monika, I am so sorry. I saw the heading and thought that was bad news, then I saw the picture of the 2 balls and the collar, and your caption.

Oh, Monika, I'm so sorry for you and Happy and your son, and Hannah too. You will all miss her so much.

Do take care. Make sure you grieve properly.

Hugs, and sympathy, and thoughts from me.

DonnaW said...

My deepest condolences. Losing such a special pet is the hardest thing.

todayandeveryday said...

Oh oh oh, I am so so sorry to hear this! my heart is breaking for you. Be strong! much love sent your way.
Peace~
Dawn

Chery said...

Oh, I'm so sorry.

Jocelyn said...

Longtime lurker coming out to say I'm stunned and very, very sorry to hear of your loss. Biko was such an integral part of your life. I don't even know what to say. My sincerest condolences.

Wollfrosch said...

Das tut mir jetzt so leid. Es ist immer sehr schwierig einen lieben Lebensgefährten gehen lassen zu müssen.
Traurige Grüße von Jule

knittink said...

Hallo Monika,
das tut mir sehr leid, und ich wünsche dir alles Gute, viel Kraft und jede Menge schöne Erinnerungen!
Irgendwie habe ich Biko über deinen Blog ja auch etwas kennen gelernt.

Jeanne said...

Oh, I am so sorry - What a shock - Cherish the memories, but I know they won't fill the void left by a wonderful dog.

Kathy said...

My deepest sympathy to you.....your blog shows just how much you love those dogs!!! I am so sorry, you and Biko are in my prayers today.

Wanderingcatstudio said...

Oh no. Monika! I'm so sorry. What happened?

Anonymous said...

OMG - I can't believe it. I am so sorry Monika, I'm in tears as I write this. So soon after losing Sam. Thank good you have Happy to cry with. Shirley, in PA

Anne said...

Oh, Monika, I am so sorry. Two friends of mine have also lost treasured pets in the last three weeks, and it just hurts so much. I hope you find comfort in the memories of a lovely and loving Biko. Thinking of you in Ohio...

Jessica said...

I'm very sorry for your loss. I'm one of those infrequent commenters that loves your stories of your dogs -- they always remind me of the dogs I've had through the years and the one I have now.

momsue84 said...

OMG, Monika!!! I am so sorry! What happened??? Oh, my dear friend! Milo and I are heartbroken. I can't believe it! We send our heartfelt condolences. Know that we are thing of you, praying for you and Biko. Oh Lord, I can't believe it! ((((HUGS))))

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry.............

Chris said...

I'm so sorry - hugs for you and Happy.

knottygnome said...

how horrible. i'm so sorry for your loss.

Jocelyn said...

I am terribly sorry for you loss. :(

June said...

I am so sorry.

Mo said...

I'm so so sorry for you and your family. Just know that Biko knew she was very much loved and had an incredible life with your family.

I'm sure she is back to her old tricks with Sam and keeping him on his toes now.

lookinout said...

So sudden! I'm really sorry. It's such a tough time, so I send wishes for calm and courage.
Gillian

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry!

Heike said...

Liebe Monika,

ich weiß garnicht was ich schreiben soll. Habe gerade Tränen in den Augen. Irgendwie ist mir Biko mit den Fotos in Deinem blog so sehr an´s Herz gewachsen.

Das tut mir so sehr leid und ich drücke Dich von hier aus...

Traurige Grüße von Heike

Frieda said...

OH my God Monika , I'm so sorry for your loss ! I can't believe it and can just imagine what you're going through . Please accept my condolences . All of us who come here always loved your photos of the pups and felt like we knew them through you . I'll miss her ...

beth02116 said...

OH NO, Monika! How heartbreaking. i am so very sorry. extra hugs to you and happy today. take care.

aelva said...

oh nein, das tut mir so unendlich leid! das hat mich gerade sehr geschockt beim lesen! ich weiß wieviel einem ein hund bedeuten kann und wie sehr ein hund zur familie gehört - grenzenloser schmerz in so einer situation! es tut mir so so leid. ich drücke dich aus der ferne! liebe grüße, maria

Sandra said...

I'm so, so sorry. There are no words to convey the depths of my sympathy for you.

Marianne said...

Oh no, Monika, I am so very deeply sorry.

Kathleen said...

I'm so very sorry for your loss. I know it's a hard thing to handle when one of your animal babies passes. I'm sending my deepest sympathies to you and your Happy. He will grieve too. Only time will help.

Marianne said...

my heart hurts for you

keri said...

Oh no! I'm so sorry to hear that and so suddenly too! Sending hugs and warm thoughts your way!

Pugs and Kneedles said...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Having enjoyed reading your blog for a while now, my heart is just broken for you. Your love for Biko was strong and wonderful, as was Biko's love for you. Let Happy help you through these difficult days.
Kimberly

dclulu said...

So sorry!

What happened?

CraftyKate said...

I'm so sorry! It's so hard to lose a loved pet. You are in my thoughts.

Artseycrafts said...

Oh, I am so very sorry to hear of your loss! Our dogs become members of the family and we certainly feel the pain. Our dog is having problems and several times we didn't think he would make it through the day but so far, he is still with us.

Again, my condolences.

P.S. You probably do not know me but I know you from all the Ravelry fiber groups.

shannon said...

oh monika...my heart weeps for you my friend.

Michelle said...

I wish I could find the right words to tell you how sorry I am for your loss :(

Cindy said...

I am so very sorry for your loss. Biko was a jewel and I loved reading about him and looking at the wonderful photos.

Natys said...

Oh honey that is terrible, i´m so so sorry.
A big hug

ZiZi said...

Mir fehlen die Worte ...
Ich drück dich ganz fest!

Herzliche Tröstegrüsse - ZiZi

knitomi said...

Oh Monika, my heart stopped for a moment when I read your post,
I can't imagine what this shock must have done to yours . . . . .
Mein aufrichtiges Beileid, Ingrid

Tee said...

So sad. So sorry.

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry. No just how you feel lost my cat 2 weeks ago. Thinking of you. Anita in UK

Robin said...

Oh I am so so sorry for your loss! My jaw literally dropped when I read this this morning. I don't think I've ever posted on someone's blog before, but I wanted to let you know that I'll be thinking about you, your family, and Happy today. I've enjoyed reading your blog and seeing pictures of your beautiful dogs; seeing the love you have for them is a highlight of my day. I wish you peace.

MeowGirl said...

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I'm so so sorry, Monika.
Safe journeys, Biko.

shortoldlady said...

Oh my heart goes out to you. Please accept these hugs from a kindred dog person.

Päivi, Lankakomero said...

I'm so sorry to hear that! Hug for you!

Michelle said...

I'm so sorry. Biko will be missed by all who knew her through your blog.

Senja said...

Oh No! My thoughts are with you.

ed frame said...

Oh I'm sad to hear that. My thoughts are with you. Ed

CelticCastOn said...

oh Monika I am soooo sorry!!
Sending you a million bazillion hugs!

Toby said...

Oh Monika, I hardly know what to say. I will be thinking of you and Biko today. Godspeed Biko.

Kathy... said...

Oh Monika..... I am so truly, truly sorry. Words don't begin to say enough. My heart aches for you, and tears stream down my face. Please...know that many, many of us are thinking of you and wish we could take just a tiny piece of the pain away. So sorry...... :(

punkin said...

Oh, I am so sorry! My thoughts are with you.

sgeddes said...

Oh my gosh, what a shock. I can't believe this. I'm so sorry for your loss. I know this will be a big adjustment for everyone. When you feel up to it, please share what happened.

Kirsten said...

So, so sorry Monika!

notablyindigo said...

So sorry to hear about Biko! My thoughts are with you.

Pat said...

I am so sorry Monika.

Pat said...

I'm so sorry to hear about Biko. I will be honest, I love your knitting,spinning,etc...but I always came for your cute poochies. I love the pictures and the stories of what they have done that day. Please show a photo montage for Biko that you did for Sam and I know the two of them are catching up and having a romp in heaven. Again, I'm really sorry for your loss.

Pat
Tacoma, WA

Linda said...

Oh sweetie, I am so sorry. My heart goes out to you. I send you a huge hug and a shoulder to cry on. I don't know what else to say. xx

http://leafgreenknits.wordpress.com/

wolltrunken said...

Oh nein! Ich sitze hier und bin am heulen - das tut mir so Leid! Ich stelle heute abend eine Kerze fuer Biko ins Fenster.

Troestegruesse

von Birgit

Monty said...

Mir fehlen die Worte. Es tut mir sehr leid.
Petra

charlie girl said...

my heart goes out to you.

Kelly-ann said...

Oh no - I am so sorry for your loss. Hugs to you...

Freyalyn said...

Oh, what a shock! I'm so sorry to read this - please accept all my sympathy for both you and Happy. She was such a lovely girl.

Regina said...

Oh Monika,
jetzt bin ich auch geschockt..... ich lese hier schon so lange mit, ich weiss gar nicht, was ich sagen soll, es ist so traurig

Guzzisue said...

(((((hugs)))))

ThatLoganChick said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. Biko was a wonderful dog, a constant and steady companion. Her appearances in the blog were always lovely, and she will be missed. I hope you can find some comfort in knowing that you gave her a wonderful life and all the love you could possibly share while she was with you. And now it's time to retire the big red ball.

Miki said...

I am very sorry for the sudden loss. I know how it feels. I don't know what to say, nothing makes it more bearable. I am sorry.

Javajem said...

Oh no! I am so sorry to hear. I'll be thinking about you guys.

Irene said...

Monika, I'm so sorry to hear that! Lovely Biko, I hope he did not suffer.
Hug to you!

Sherri said...

I am so, so very sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you ... (((((hugs)))))

lexa said...

OMG, I don't know what to say!! What a shock to us as well!

My BIL had to have his boxer put down yesterday. She wasn't even six yet, but something happened to her on Saturday, they think a stroke. She couldn't use her hind end, she didn't know them, she drooled, she messed herself. They are devastated as well. It's hard enough when you see it coming, but out of the blue it's just too shoking.

{{{{{{{{{{{{{hugs}}}}}}}}}}}}} and love to you all.

Chrissy said...

I am so sorry for your loss. My thoughts are with you.

Rhonda said...

Oh Monika. I'm so sorry.

Nanette said...

Oh no Monika! I'm so sorry that you are going through this AGAIN. I get such joy seeing the photos of your beautiful dogs on your blog.

Take care of yourself - these sudden losses seem harder since you don't have time to prepare.

Eliza said...

I am so sorry. I don't think I've commented since Sam passed, but I read regularly. I am so, so sorry. I'm in shock, too.

Susan said...

Oh my God Monika, I'm so, so sorry!! I know how much your heart is hurting.

Päivi Eerola said...

My condolences!

BeatrixB said...

I am soooo sorry for your loss - I have been following you for a long time and loved your babies!

Anonymous said...

Oh my goodness. I'm so sorry for your loss. May Biko's memory be for a blessing.

Carolyn

Linda D said...

I am so sorry for your loss. I know how hard it is to lose a friend like Biko.

Hugs,
Linda

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry to hear of your loss. They are such a part of our hearts! Hug Happy lots.

Martina said...

Oh Monika....My condolences...

Laura said...

I am so sorry! You will be in my thoughts and prayers.

Sil said...

Oh! I'm sorry... :-((

Wooly Knits n Bits said...

I am so terribly sorry to hear of your loss. I hope that the wonderful memories of Biko will help ease your pain.

Lion's Paw said...

I'm just a lurker on your blog, but I want you to know that I'm so sorry for your loss. Thoughts and prayers to you and your family.

Beverly said...

Oh Monica I'm so sorry. My heart goes out to you. I will keep you in my prayers.

Purl Buttons said...

I am so sorry for your loss. You and the rest of your family will be in my thoughts this week.
Sewbeads

Donyale said...

Oh Monkia - my heart just jumped into my mouth. I am so heartily sorry for you and your lovely Biko loving family.

Grand Purl Baa said...

Oh dear dear dear. That is terrible. Monika. Your joys those two dogs. And now one. Thinking of you. Lots of love.
Loani

Walden said...

I am so very sorry.

Jean Ashley said...

First time commenter (sorry for that) but I just had to tell you that I am so sorry for your loss. Your blog pictures of the puppies made my day. I don't have children (just pets) and I can't imagine life without them. You have my deepest sympathies...

Knit for Joy said...

OMG! I'm so sorry! I'm sitting here feeling like I just lost a pet, too. :( BIG HUGS!

Donna said...

Monika, I'm so sorry! Thinking of you and Happy...

2paw said...

Oh Monika, I am so sad, The Labradors send you, Happy and your family lots of hugs. Take care.

philogirl said...

So Sorry! I know it hurts so much.

runswithneedles said...

Oh, Monika. What happened?

I am so very sorry. I won't say that I know how you feel, but (as you know) I lost my Kishka suddenly just 12 days ago. I'm still reeling myself and am so sorry that you're going through the same thing.

Email me if you need a shoulder to cry on.

Jeanne said...

I am so sorry for your loss - how terrible. I know how hard this is as we lost two pets last year - sending you and your family sympathies.

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry. I know what it is like to loose one of your best friends. I lost my precious Sally in Sept.

Dawn

Jen said...

Oh - I am so very very sorry. Know that you'll be in many people's thoughts thru this difficult time.

Anonymous said...

I am so sorry Monika. This is terrible news. Some of your recent posts were worrisome about her health but this is a shock. My sincerest condolences. It's hard to explain sometimes why and how much we love our animals, but we do.
Marianne

Solange said...

Monika, I'm so sorry...

Knitted Zebra said...

Hugs!! I feel I have lost a friend and I know the void you are feeling! So very sorry for your loss!! That is a shock! Love from USA!

Jenn said...

My heart goes out to you. I'm so sorry. They take such a huge piece of us when they go. It is never the same.
Jennifer

Sharon V said...

My sympathies to you and your family. Biko had a happy life, a good family and she was treated like the Diva she was.

She will be sorely missed.

Sabine said...

Liebe Monika,

es tut mir so leid, dies zu lesen. Der Tod eines Haustiers bricht einem immer das Herz, und wenn es zwei Hunde so kurz hintereinander sind, den Gedanken kann man ja schon kaum aushalten. Freddy und ich schicken dir alles Liebe. Armer Happy! Der wird wohl gar nix verstehen.

Grüßle, Sabine

Wollhuhn said...

I'm so sorry!!

Juli said...

Ach Monika, ich kann dir gar nicht sagen, wie leid mir das tut!

Ich wünsche dir ganz viel Kraft und Stärke, nehme ich ein wenig in den Arm und bin in Gedanken bei dir.

Liebe Grüße, Juli

Renata S. P. said...

Oh my GOD!
I just read this and can't believe...
I'm SO sorry, Monika!
All my love,
Renata.

Paula said...

I am beyond words. Biko truly was a special dog and you conveyed your mutual love for one another so well through your words and photos. Please know that you are being prayed for by many long distance friends.

La Cabeza Grande said...

All I could do was gasp. I'm so so very sorry. I don't know what to say beyond that.

Rest in peace, dear Biko.

Anonymous said...

Das tut mir so leid! Ich bin seit einiger Zeit eine stille Mitleserin dieses schönen Blogs und lese immer so gerne von den Hunden.

Ich habe eine Weile nicht reingeschaut und bin sehr erschrocken, als ich das gelesen habe. Mir sind die Tränen schon bei Sam gekullert und auch jetzt wieder.

Ich hoffe, dass Happy euch ein wenig trösten kann.

Knittaxa said...

Gerade erst lese ich, dass Biko Euch verlassen hat... Das tut mir so Leid!
Lass Dich virtuell in den Arm nehmen und nimm meine etwas unbeholfene Beileidsbekundung auf diesem Wege an.

Sanne

Bea said...

o mein Gott. Ich hab während der Kur keine Blogs gelesen und bin nun ganz geschockt.

Bei dir kommts aber auch ganz dicke zur Zeit. Kaum dass Sam über die Regenbogenbrücken ging und nun auch noch Biko..

Knuddelrüberschickende
Bea