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Patrick L. Crain (#46532637)
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Bio Photo Old fashion qualities and a persons word is there bond as is mine.

And my dear family (L)-(R) Spot[d] Buddy [d] KitKat [a] Tazzy [d] OP Outer Patrol [d]Crain.

I call this my family because my children Edward and Jason have grown and moved on with there families and usually the pets remain behind.

And now a new generation of grandkids will grow up remembering the old timers who have passed and the joy of the movies and music made during that special time of 1920's-1970's.

I want to express my sincere appreciation to everyone who has visited my precious babies and most recently Buddy 03-03-13 who passed away in my arms enroute to the park to play.

Buddy was a gentle little soul who was a sort of second banana to the other dogs. Hopefully the last 5 years of the 15 years together, I made up a little for that.

We were inseperable, wherever I was Buddy was next to me and where Buddy was I was next to him, only time seperated was when I was at work.

Working for the state, when your mandated for overtime and refuse, your suspended for days. Well I can tell you, I was suspended quite a bit, because I wanted to be home with Buddy!

None of the pets had to worry about the cold outside, always food and treats and a lot of videos, pictures and a lot LOVING hugs...

I calculated the number of days Buddy was with me by the total cost to feed, care of him all of these years and generally came up with $2.654 per day of happiness. Such a low price to pay for such a thrill ride from God.


How fitting this poem is;

"I have done mostly what men do, And pushed it out of my mind; But I can't forget, if I wanted to, Four-Feet trotting behind. Day after day, the whole day through Wherever my road inclined-- Four-Feet said, 'I am coming with you!' And trotted along behind. Now I must go by some other round-- Which I shall never find-- Some where that does not carry the sound Of Four-Feet trotting behind."~Rudyard Kipling
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Rosie♥Mooch
RE: Snoopy
What a great story! So happy you will be keeping Snoopy! Happy New Year to both of you! Rosie
Added by Rosie♥Mooch on Dec 31, 2013 3:38 PM
Georgia❀CA
RE: Snoopy
So glad for you and Snoopy. That is a very heart warming outcome and I think you were just meant to be together. Enjoy each other in this coming 2014, and many years beyond. Happy New Year!
Added by Georgia❀CA on Dec 30, 2013 9:36 AM
Georgia❀CA
RE: Buddy
Hi Patrick - yes you did thank me. I have just re-read all the memorials for your beloved doggies. What loving tributes to all of them. Please keep me updated on life with KitKat and Snoopy. Sounds as though they are making good progress in becoming friends.
Added by Georgia❀CA on Mar 27, 2013 7:37 AM
Rosie♥Mooch
RE: Buddy
That's great! Please let us know how KitKat & Snoopy are doing. Rosie
Added by Rosie♥Mooch on Mar 23, 2013 1:30 PM
Georgia❀CA
Snoopy
That is just amazing! Hope KitKat will bond with this new friend...
Added by Georgia❀CA on Mar 21, 2013 8:25 AM
Troll's BRIDGE
RE: KitKat
Patrick, Its OK, I am glad KitKat is still with you! I was thinking I should do the same for my 3 cats, as I live alone and so who would list them at Find A Grave if I went before them. I liked the pic you have on your critters memorials with you in the woods. I believe animals go to heaven. I am a believer and follower of Jesus, and God created the critters so their going to heaven as far as I am concerned!
You have a nice weekend!
Best Wishes Cindy
Added by Troll's BRIDGE on Mar 08, 2013 9:27 PM
Rosie♥Mooch
RE: Buddy
It was my pleasure to visit your sweet Buddy. Rosie
Added by Rosie♥Mooch on Mar 07, 2013 4:24 PM
Aurora
RE: Buddy
You are very welcome, Patrick. It was my pleasure to visit your sweet Buddy. It is so nice, that there is a place where we can honor our beloved fur babies.

Blessings
Added by Aurora on Mar 07, 2013 8:14 AM
Troll's BRIDGE
RE: Buddy
Patrick, I liked visiting your BLESSED & PRECIOUS BUDDY♥ what a Special person!
Cindy
Added by Troll's BRIDGE on Mar 07, 2013 1:12 AM
Tx☆Oma
RE: Buddy
You are very welcome. I am so sorry that you've lost your Buddy. I know how just heartbreaking the loss of a beloved fur baby can be. ~ Sue W.
Added by Tx☆Oma on Mar 06, 2013 10:26 PM
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