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Offline wzl46

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Another Lost Buddy
« on: May 10, 2011, 05:28:43 PM »
Today, because of health issues over the last couple months, I had to take Soileau's Kei Gogi Wetzel to the vet for the last time.  She was with me for my first brew session in 1998, but unfortunately, she won't be with me for any more. 
She was the typical pit bull- strong, smart, loyal, friendly to people and dogs, and the best foot warmer in bed during the winter months.

Please raise a pint in her honor as I already have tonight.  Thanks.
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #1 on: May 10, 2011, 05:31:56 PM »
Dammit, Paul. I'm so sorry.  Me and the gang are about to go for a walk, but when we get back, we'll all have a sip (me more than that) in Soileau's Kei Gogi Wetzel's honour.  My condolences. :'(

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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #2 on: May 10, 2011, 05:43:47 PM »
Sad.

Will raise one. 
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #3 on: May 10, 2011, 05:51:40 PM »
RIP old girl, see you on the other side.

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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #4 on: May 10, 2011, 06:19:40 PM »
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #5 on: May 10, 2011, 06:23:24 PM »
I love my dogs very much, and I can't imagine life without them. My heart goes out to ya, and I'm raising a pint with ya, brother!
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #6 on: May 10, 2011, 06:42:30 PM »
I will raise a pint in Soileau's Kei Gogi Wetzel's honor. Sorry to hear about your loss. It's an extremely difficult thing to do but in many cases is "the best option". I'd much rather opt for it as opposed to prolonged pain and suffering.

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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #7 on: May 10, 2011, 06:42:50 PM »
I'm so sorry man :(
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #8 on: May 10, 2011, 06:59:38 PM »
sorry to hear this.  I raised my tumbler of bourbon to Soileau's Kei Gogi Wetzel and the memories she leaves behind.  Rest easy sweet girl, I am sure you were very loved.  Paul, it's gonna be a tough week bud but try to keep your chin up, she doesn't want you to be sad. 

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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #9 on: May 10, 2011, 08:23:37 PM »
Sorry to hear about this Paul. I agree with what Will Rogers said. Damn shame they only last so long.

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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #10 on: May 10, 2011, 08:53:19 PM »
I'm so sorry Paul. It's been two minths since I lost Porkchop. I really feel your pain. You and your family are in my thoughts. Raising a pint of Hefe right now.
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #11 on: May 10, 2011, 09:15:02 PM »
Pint raised for a great friend and a great loss. Cheers to Soileau. My condolences Paul.
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #12 on: May 11, 2011, 12:44:05 AM »
Losing a dog is tough, my heart goes out to you.
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #13 on: May 11, 2011, 03:16:31 AM »
sorry, man, that's really hard. dogs give us such total, unconditional love. my sympathies.
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Re: Another Lost Buddy
« Reply #14 on: May 11, 2011, 04:41:09 AM »
sorry to hear the sad news. better times will be ahead.