Wednesday, 11 April 2012

Just for today . . .




{these photos are all courtesy of my talented boy}

Just for today Beautiful Clutter can be a small tribute to Kea, the mischievous, expressive, intelligent, loving little Norwegian Buhund who spent ten years making all our family very happy and winning the hearts of everyone who came to visit.

There were a fair few heart stopping moments with Kea - the plunge into the duck pond when she was barely 12 weeks old, slicing her side open while attempting to Houdini her way out of the garden to chase pheasants in the woods, the inevitable days of worry when she did prove herself an escapologist (and ring leader) and took herself and Belle off on a hunting expedition. Undestroyable dog toys were found hours later littered across the living room in pieces, Dad's rubber covered builder's phone was never seen again after she took a liking to it's chewy exterior and ran off with it, and she played dead more expertly than any animal or person I've ever known - proper floppy toddler having a tantrum in the supermarket aisle syndrome. I could type away all day about the silly little things but basically she was an absolute one off. May she rest in peace, she will be sorely missed!

24 comments:

  1. What a really lovely but really sad post, RIP KEA!!! x

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  2. Aw, Kea was gorgeous. Thinking of you, Jem; losing a friend like that is hard. xxx

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  3. What a fitting post for such a wonderful and beautiful animal, I'm sure Kea will never be forgotten. Hope your ok Jem xxx

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  4. Oh I'm so sorry. I know exactly how you must be feeling all too well. I hope you're alright. Thinking of you.xx

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  5. I'm so sorry. What a beautiful dog. The loss of a pet really is the loss of a family member.

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  6. I'm so sorry, one of my recent posts is about the loss of a dog. More people understand just how heartbreaking it is than we think, I hope you've got lots of support and love

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  7. Aw poor little thing, she looked a gorgeous animal x

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  8. Great to remember the good times. A lovely tribute to an animal who was so obviously full of character. Hope you're ok.

    Lucy x

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  9. Such a nice tribute to your animal friend.

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  10. Wonderful Words for your good friend, such a sweet pup and I know yu miss em.
    I found you through Karens Valentine design, keep your chin up AND SWEET MEMORIES

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  11. Lovely tribute to your gorgeous girl Jem. So sorry for your loss. Sending hugs.

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  12. Oh Jem...so very sorry for your loss. Hugs to you.....
    Linda

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  13. So sorry for your loss, I know how awful it is to lose a dog, they are such a key part of a family. What a lovely tribute. Best wishes xx
    emsipop.blogspot.co.uk

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  14. Poor doggie. Sorry to read this. On the upside your blog is beautiful. I too love tea and antique tea cups and lots of books. I am now following you.

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  15. Ah Jem, my heart goes out to you. They are just the most special creatures. I've never met her but I love her and I shed a tear about her leaving you. That's the power they have - I can meet a dog on the street, a 'stranger' and instantly feel love for them. God bless her, beautiful girl.

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  16. What an absolutely stunning pup! I am so so sorry for your loss Jem. Kea sounds like she gave you and your family many years full of sweet memories. May she rest in peace and stay close to your heart always. xx Marisa

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  17. Ah, so sorry for your loss Jem, it sounds as though Kea had a wonderful 10 years with a loving family. May she rest in peace in doggy heaven xxx

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  18. These pictures are beautiful! She looks and sounds like a wonderful dog and friend! Cherish all the fun and wonderful memories! Take care!

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  19. So sorry Jem, she was an absolute beauty and sounds like a real character. It's so heartbreaking to lose a family pet. xx

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  20. I'm so sorry for your lost! She looked beautiful, I'm such she's in a wonderful place now!

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  21. I'm sorry to read this. I can't imagine losing a family dog. I hope that all the sweet memories of her will soon put a smile on your face. Hugs, Deb

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  22. Oh Jem :( sorry about little Kea, what a cutie! Losing a pet is so heartbreaking, but it sounds like she had a great (and very adventurous) life! xxxx

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  23. I do not know how I missed this. I am so sorry about Kea. What a beautiful little face. I am sure that you have so many happy memories to warm your heart.

    Take care, Elizabeth

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  24. i'm so sorry to hear this, she's so beautiful and when i first saw her first photo, i fell in love with her and reading about her escapades and how she's loved by your family is so heartwarming but also sad that she's gone, rest in peace Kea! :(

    susan

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