Sunday, May 15, 2011

A misty morning .







Wilf is sound asleep when ' the font ' returns . He wakes with a start . His first reaction is to bark. Then he waggles his tail . Then amidst a tidal wave of joy he widdles on the carpet . Something our fastidious , house proud fellow hasn't done since he was a very young puppy. His diabetic bladder control not all it once was . He looks positively crestfallen . " An understandable mistake " says the object of his attention, stroking him behind the ears . Later that evening he wanders up to the drawing room and sits down in front of me waving his paw in the air . A sure sign he wants mano a mano reassurance . I get down on the floor alongside him and he leans into me, his muzzle resting on my knee . A serious ' will it be alright ? ' moment . After seven months of ' grace ' a gentle reminder that he continues on his journey .

This morning into town for croissants and a bowl of water at the cafe . As he lies under the table I reach down and stroke his head . " A misty morning does not signify a cloudy day " .



19 comments:

  1. A little pee is nothing compared to a whole lot of heart!

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  2. Sweet soul, so lucky to have love and comfort when it matters.

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  3. Wilfy, just noticed that Ina has already put in words our thoughts exactly.
    Enjoy your Sunday.
    Gail and Bertie.

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  4. Now that the Font is back home, Angus reassuranced you, sweet boy, i can wish you a wonderful Sunday, enjoy it the most you can.
    Lots of bisous beloved Wilfee, amitiés to you, Angus, and the Font.

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  5. Wilf is one lucky little chap in matters of the heart. Hope his luck holds out in healthwise too.

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  6. Poor Wilf, how embarrassing. Just some excitement at having his flock back together....and maybe more gourmet meals.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

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  7. I'm starting my day 'misty eyed' reading your post. There's nothing like the reassurance from someone who cares about you the most.

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  8. Poor Wilf, embarrassing himself when he really wanted to show how pleased he was that his mum was back home.
    Such faux pas are entirely forgiveable in those we love.

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  9. Hopefully the loving reassurance drove away all clouds or mist from dearest Wilf's thoughts. May he only know love.DBH

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  10. Accidents happen sweet puppy. Rest assured you are still very much loved by all.

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  11. Hugs to you, sweet Wilf. Have an extra croissant for us.

    Wyatt and Stanzie

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  12. Though we don't consider it every day, we are all on the same journey, needing the same reassurance at times ourselves. Brave, sweet boy.

    And "wiggles" is the perfect description of Edward's tail, too.

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  13. Aww, Wilf, we all have off days. Don't worry, you're still the greatest PON that ever lived in my book! Sometimes the excitement of homecoming is just too much to hold in.

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  14. Don't let a bit of urine trouble you at all, dear Wilf. Older fellows, of all species ,have the same problem.
    Your family is together. Life is good.

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  15. I read every post and follow his every step but seldom comment. Today tears course down my cheeks and I whisper a pray for his comfort and yours. Sweet, gentle soul...my dear, dear Wilf.

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  16. wilf, we all understand and hope you don't let an unplanned "widdle" get you down. A puddle is just a drop in the ocean of love that surrounds you.

    Wirey love from Jake and Just Harry!

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  17. You're so sweet to comfort Wilf like that. Not everyone is so kind.

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  18. nothing wrong with a little "happy pee," sweet wilf. your family adores you just the same, no matter what!

    the booker man and asa's mama

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  19. The flock is back together! It's SO exciting!! And so loving :-)

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