RIP Alphie

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RIP Alphie
« on: March 07, 2018, 10:32 »
Well my little Alphie went to the henhouse in the sky.  He has had a dodgy heart from the start and has had many 'funny turns' over the years, pulling back from what seemed near death at times to amazing recovery.  Sadly his luck ran out and he died overnight on Monday.

I got home about tea-time and saw he wasn't great.  He came inside and seemed to revive, eating and drinking quite well, but he was 7 Last June and was an old boy.  I guess this time was just too much.

His girls seem fine without him.  Foggy is crowing and can't work out why there is no answering crow, but other than that life goes on. 
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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #1 on: March 07, 2018, 12:54 »
Aww New Shoot, so sorry to read this, he really was a character wasnt he, Im sure you must be missing him but as you say he had a good life & came back from the brink a few times xx

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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #2 on: March 07, 2018, 15:15 »
Oh you will miss him for sure  :( :( :(

Alphie had a character far larger than his size, and the garden must not be the same without him.
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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #3 on: March 08, 2018, 08:18 »
I will miss him  :(  but he had over 7 years of life he wasn't going to have.  He was collected from the breeder, together with Foggy, the day he was due to be culled.

Given that, his dicky ticker and the fact he landed on his feet with me and was a spoiled little man, I reckon he did OK  :)

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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #4 on: March 08, 2018, 09:48 »
More than OK, I reckon. He had a life filled with meal worms, strawberries and grapes, as well as a flotilla of girls, and Foggy to keep him on his toes

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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #5 on: March 13, 2018, 11:37 »
Oh dear - even great (or small) heroes have to go sometime but what a life he had! :( :) :( :)
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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #6 on: March 13, 2018, 12:01 »
Och, always sad to see a character go!

I get the impression you are glad with the life he managed to have and hope it will soften the missing..

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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #7 on: March 13, 2018, 20:02 »
Thank you both. 

I am happy he had a good life Toosje and that he lived to a pretty good age. 

Nice to see you back Nerdle.  Hope all is well with you and your girls  :)

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Re: RIP Alphie
« Reply #8 on: May 07, 2018, 19:18 »
So sorry to read this 😥😥😥😥😥😥



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