Goodbye Auntie Penny

Auntie Penny has goned. I does not know where she goned but she not at Grandpawents any more and she casnot be on a walk because it has beed 3 days now and that one really long walk! Auntie Penny old and does not like walking that far either.

Everyone tell me that she not coming back and Grandpawents and Mum be sad. It pretty quiet and boring at Grandpawents now. I has no one to go crazy with. Auntie Penny always goes nuts when we go round there and I bite her face and ears and bounce around and whenever Auntie Penny wants to go outside for a wee I bark at her like mad and run to the front door so I get to go out too. But I guess there no point doing that either. And when Auntie Penny wants to get food I bark with her too. Yup. It definitely quieter round Grandpawents now, even if it just me making lots less noise.

Mum says I has to say good bye to Auntie Penny now.

Good bye Auntie Penny, thanks for putting up with me.

~Lickies, Ludo

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Note from Mum:
I know there can be some confusion over dog speak in blog land, so yes, for those not on Facebook, Penny passed away on Sunday 4th November, at about 2.30pm. She was 15 years old, and she had a stroke. She has left a big void in our lives. I got her as my ‘Christmas present’ just short of my 13th birthday. She was the best first dog a girl could have hoped for, and she truly was the epitome of the family dog, very loved, very happy with life, and very flawed. She lived her life in a perpetual state of excitement and we are so happy that she kept that spirit up until her last couple of days. She deserves a proper memorial, with pictures and nice words, but I can’t do it right now without blubbing. Instead, a message from my 14 year old neice. “It’s sad to hear about Penny, we will all miss her when we come to see you because she was always very excited to see us and very friendly […]  R.I.P. Penny xxx”

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25 thoughts on “Goodbye Auntie Penny

  1. It is hard to lose your best friend and buddy Ludo – but where Penny has gone – she can run crazy all the time and eat what ever she wants and best of all – one day WAY WAY off in the future she will be waiting in the special place for you too and you can go crazy and have the biggest game of bitey face ever! Aunt Penny had the bestest and longest life and that is something to celebrate and not just miss but it okay to miss too – it is all part of the grieving process. Ear snuffles and lickies – from all of us.

  2. So sorry to read the sad news about Auntie Penny. Ludo, you must be extra kind with Mum just now, as she will be missing her more that even you can imagine.Love and hugs to both of you.Bertie and Gail.

  3. We are so sorry about Aunt Penny, Ludo. We are so happy that she lived to see 15 but that doesn't make it any easier to say good-by. Godspeed, Penny. We're sure that angel Maggie has already welcomed her to Rainbow Bridge.Love ya lots,Mitch and Molly

  4. Oh Ludo and Ludo's Mum, we are so very sorry to hear about Auntie Penny – we have known her as long as we have known you. We are so sorry for your loss, but 15 years is a long life and it sounds like hers was pretty darn good right up to the end. Ludo, don't say good-bye, just till we meet again.Soft woos and gentle hugs from all of us.Woos – Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning and Mom

  5. I'll never forget you Penny. We will all miss you and your enthusiasm for life. A life well lived is a good one, no matter how short.

  6. So sad to read about your Penny. It doesn't matter how long they are with us, it always leaves a hole in our heart when they are gone. When you are ready I would do that memorial to her, it helped me get through both Ceilidh and Tucker's loss. Going through the pictures and picking the music for their videos had me in tears but I really do think it helps to make the hurt go away so that their memories now bring me smiles. ((((Big Hugs))))

  7. Auntie Penny is shining akhross The Rainbow Bridge now -This mean woo have to be a brave and strong dog fur your mum and fur your special grandPAWrents -Mom says 15 is special age – she lost her sekhond Sibe at 15y 1m 16d – perhaps Kyrye will run into Auntie Penny!Hugz&Khysses,Khyra

  8. We are so sorry to hear about your beautiful Auntie Penny. We are sure Penny is running and playing happily at the Bridge and is watching over all of you all the time.Hugs to you and your family.

  9. So sorry to read about Auntie Penny, my darling Springer Spaniel lived to 15 too, he passed away 10 days after his barkday!They leave such a empty space in our lives but live on in opur hearts for ever.

  10. So sorry Ludo about your not-Aunt Penny. Glad you had lots of fun and good memories together. We will all miss her! Please give your mum some extra love and cuddles from us!

  11. We will really miss her too Ludo, and here we are at work getting all leaky eyed again. Even though we saw the sad news on facebook. And were kind of afraid to come over here and read more Really Ludo, it's OK to miss her so much. She was the best Aunt a doggie could ever had, and you knew her your whole life! We'll always remember your Aunt Penny, that's for sure. That is for darn sure.

  12. We are sorry to hear about Auntie Penny. We know you miss a lot. We are sure Auntie Penny is barking at Deacon, Charlie and all our other friends. You are in our thoughts and prayers as we know how difficult it is for the pack right now. Dog Speed,Essex & Sherman

  13. Dee and Ludo, Grandparents, too,So sorry to hear about Auntie Penny passing. Glad she got her last birthday party celebration, though. She was a very beautiful dog and I know much loved by her whole family. I will miss talking about her and her ways. Goodbye Auntie Penny, it was fun while it lasted!Hope the Rainbow Bridge is all you could have hoped for.Jo, Stella and Zkhat

  14. So sorry about Penny. She was your childhood friend and the emptiness you feel must be awful. I think she had a great life and was much loved. No dog could ask for more.Mango Momma

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