11 January 2008

A Fragile Life

Thank you to the Girls that have have emailed to see how the puppies are doing.

I am very sad to have to tell you that sadly little Maddy passed away just over a week ago.

Maddy had managed to climb from her basket during the night and I found her in the morning. I was so upset and felt responsible, I had not heard her cries. I was unable to put little Guy in his bed all day.......I cried so much and needed to hold him close as it helped to ease the pain I was feeling. That night little Guy slept in his basket in the middle of our bed !
and has been there every night since.
One week on and I am now a little more confident that little Guy is going to be a survivor!

We did have one bad night and need the assistance of the Vet, but I am sure that he is over the worst and will grow into a gorgeous little man. I have a feeling that Guy will be moving in permanently as Hub and I have fallen in love with him..........
Guy in his basket bed which has since been replaced with a carry box which has a wire door that I can lock.........he is on the move now and I want to keep him exactly where I want him!

As you can see, Guy loves his cosy bed and hot water bottle, bless him.

He has a white flash on his chest, neither his mother Morag or his Father Burt have this mark.
Morag is a Tan and Burt is Back and Tan.

Night night sleep tight Little Guy........


I have not able to visit any your Blogs this last week and the pressure has been full on in all other areas of my life.

I will be trying to catch-up with you all soon.

What good and supportive friends you have all been and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.

X Carol X


Sandi McBride said...

Oh Carol, I am so sad that Maddy didn't make it, but please hon, don't blame yourself...it's a hard job trying to raise babies in any case, but Guy will be a success story, I'm sure...He's a little beauty and I'm sure I'd be the same, unable to give him up...best wishes and keep us posted!

Faye 'Country Chic' said...

Hello Carol,
Oh what sad news poor Maddy :( Little Guy looks so adorable, its no surprise that you and your husband have fallen in love with him. It certainly looks like he is having the very best of care and it will be lovely to see pictures of him grow into a strong confident dog who will no doubt be having lots of adventures. Give him a cuddle from me.

Cowboys & Custard said...

Carol you are an absolute Saint the way you have cared for and loved that little chap.. I am so glad you are going to keep him.. I am sure you couldn't bear to part with him now and you will have a very special bond having raised him from birth.
Wishing Guy all the best in your capable hands..
He really is adorable.


So sorry to hear about Maddie, you did your very best and you must have been very upset. How sweet does little Guy look, he is going to go from strength to strength with your care and commitment. x

Jenn and Jacqui said...

Hi Dear Carol, we are so sad for you both.....don't blame yourself, just like Sandi above says...Guy is looking so strong and gorgeous with all the love in your home :) Know you would keep him!! Ooh we would love a cuddle right now. Take care, hope you are all ok, much love and hugs, Jenn and Jacqui xo

Alchamillamolly said...

What a time you are having - I am thinking of you - I can see why you probably won't part with Guy - he is beautiful. Don't blame yourself for Maddy's demise - it wasn't your fault - we miss you

bj said...

I am sad that Maddy is gone...it is hard sometimes with raising these little puppies. Guy is precious!

buttercup & roses said...

oh carol, Im in tears just thinking about how sad it must of been for you.
Little guy stands every chance of turning into a fine pup, its sounds as though you are being a super duper mummy!

Keep us posted, hugs, Jennifer x

Curlew Country said...

Oh what an awful shame. Little Maddie was looked after so kindly and so caringly by you, try not to be too tough on yourself. You're doing such a good thing. Wishing little Guy all the best, what a sweety.

Regina said...

Dear Carol
So sorry to hear about maddie.You did
your best.I wishing sweet little Guy
all the best.
Hugs Regina xxx

The Nostalgia Fairy said...

I am so sorry to learn about Maddy. Guy looks just gorgeous and I'm not surprised that you are going to keep him.
Take care,
Sandi x

Rhondi said...

Hi Carol. Hope little Guy is still doing well. I've tagged you. Please go to my blog to find out what it's all about. Rhondi xo

Ragged Roses said...

I'm really glad you're going to keep Guy! It's only when you see photos of him you realise what a wee chappy he is! You are doing a marvellous job Carol, Big hugs to you and Guy

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Lucy Bloom said...

Hi Carol, I am so pleased that Guy is doing well, he is the sweetest thing, I wouldn't be able to part with him either - I'm so glad that you are keeping him!
best wishes,
Lucy x

OhSoVintage said...

Carol, That is so sad about Maddy. Guy is absolutely adorable and is getting the best possible love and attention any pup could wish for. No wonder you want to keep him. Looking forward to more pictures as he grows.