Photo compliments of @DanaPixie
Once again we are broken hearted and the leaky eyes are flowing. On Friday, August 30th, we learned that @Smokey8 suddenly crossed the bridge. "OMC - It can't be" M and I said to each other. "It just can't be!" "Not my buddy Smokey" But........, sadly, it was.
Smokey and I have been good pals on Twitter for 6+ years now. He and I are the same age - 8 - too young to be making this journey, says M. We used to have lots of fun at the #pawpawty once a month and any other time we happened to get together. He always cared about others and if you were sick, never failed to check up to see how you were doing. He was one of my original pals on Twitter way back at the same time the #pawpawty was created.
Smokey's mom (Tess) is totally devastated. We all know and love Tess. Hopefully our surrounding her with love will help ease some of the pain of losing her special boy.
Please go over to Smokey's blog and leave your condolences for Smokey. It was just updated today with a beautiful tribute written by Cokiethecat's mom for Tess. http://smokey8cat.blogspot.com/
I am feeling somewhat better now that I know @PepiSmartDog escorted Smokey to the Welcome Banquet once he crossed that bridge. You can read all about it here http://pepismartdog.com/. I know all our pals are having a great time up there.
So long for now buddy It's not goodbye forever because I WILL SEE YOU AGAIN SOME DAY when I too cross that bridge. Know that we love you pal and will watch over your mom.
Love you all,
P.S. I hear there is a gate on that bridge now and that it's locked for a while. We don't want to lose anymore pals to that bridge. Please stay healthy friends and out of trouble.