My Beautiful Sheltie Jet

by Miss Dolours Barker

My beautiful Jet. Sleep tight my sweet baby

My beautiful Jet. Sleep tight my sweet baby

Oh Jet, I wish I could hold you in my arms again and kiss your beautiful sweet face. You were my little shadow, my heart and soul, and I feel like my heart's been ripped out. Nothing's the same anymore.

Jazz (my 3 year old Sheltie) grieves for you. He has no spark anymore, and no longer lays with me on the bed all night like he used to. He lays facing the front door, waiting for you to come home. I don't know what to do.

I long for you to be with us. My heart aches for you. I can't bear the thought of you not being here with us to hold and touch. I miss you barking at the post man through the window or when we are out walking. I miss you barking like you always did when we went out to the beach or other places to let everyone know you were there.

I miss giving you your dinner and the excitement you had running into the lounge with Jazz in tow and how you couldn't wait for me to put it down. I miss listening to you and just looking at you. I miss the way you jumped up and gave kisses like a little human whenever I wanted them. I miss you pushing my tray up in the air when having my meal and I miss watching you play with Jazz, and miss you joining in singing happy birthday.

Most of all I miss your presence, you being here, by my side wherever I am. I feel so lonely without you. You really were special, one in a million. I wanted to keep you for ever and take away your pain. Right until we lost you on that fateful day and even though you really weren't well, you still tried to give kisses, and although you couldn't manage to greet me at the door when I arrived home, I could see a little wag at the end of your tail.

Letting you go on 19/11/2011 is the hardest thing I have ever had to do. I held you close in my arms as you drifted into heaven. I felt your pain melt away. I just wish you had been at home, my big regret.

God bless you my sweet baby, I will always hold you close in my heart for ever and will see you one day in heaven with my Ebony.

Comments for My Beautiful Sheltie Jet

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by: Ruth

I am sorry for your loss. Your words brought me to tears, as I too am mourning my sheltie, Nala (11 years old, never been lost before in her life!). She died yesterday, after being missing for almost 48 hours.

We got a call at 7am of her whereabouts at 4:30am, but we were too late. She was hit.

I appreciate your words about your dog becuase I felt the same way about Nala and found comfort in them. Oh how the pain is there, but I just want to help our other sheltie Rocky cope too. God bless and May peace fill your home...

My Beautiful Baby Jet
by: Dolours

Thank you all so much for your beautiful words. Nothing can prepare you when you lose a soul mate whom you love so much. It's now February and things have got slightly easier. I miss my Jet every single second of every day.

I feel better by lighting candles next to his photo every night. I feel it keeps him alive, though he will always be alive in my heart forever. I kiss his picture and whisper good night to him every night and greet him every morning.

Jazz has more spirit in him now though I know he still misses Jet. I know things will never ever be the same without my Jet anymore, and I close my eyes often and try to imagine I'm holding and kissing him.

There will never be another like him. I miss him so so much, every second of every day. I know one day I will hold him and my Ebony again and we will be as one.

I love you, my beautiful Jet and Ebony. I will hold you both close in my heart every single second of every day. Sweet dreams my beautiful beautiful babies.


My Prayers, Feeling your loss right now.
by: Susan

I am so sorry for your loss. I'm feeling the same pain now. Last night my Shelties went outside and my 11 year old male, Blue, just started to run off.

In 5 minutes time I was calling and walking around the neighborhood in the darkness of Christmas Eve. I spent from 11:30 pm until 3 am searching for my buddy. My other sheltie, Ginger, spent the night staring at the door, just waiting.

10:30am Christmas morning, a stranger came to our door to tell us where my dog's body lay, 4 miles away.

Never will I know how he got so far from home, especially a dog who disappeared from my view in 5 minutes time. The pain is great and the void only grows stronger by the hour. Not waiting for treats and a food bowl left empty, with no need to fill. Kids not wanting anything to do with the Christmas spirit and all our eyes filled with tears. I wonder if this pain ever subsides....

My Sympathies
by: Karen

My deepest sympathies go out to you and all who loved Jet. He was such a beauty.

It hurts a lot now. It will take time for all the healing and recovery of his passing. May God give you the strength and courage to go through each day.

'If it should be' - We love you Jet<3
by: Amy+Denise+Billy+Kyle+Rooney<3

If it be I grow frail and weak
And pain should wake me from my sleep
Then you must do what must be done
For this last battle can't be won.

You will be sad, I understand
Don't let your grief then stay your hand
For this day more than all the rest
Your love and friendship stood the test.

We've had so many happy years
What is to come will hold no fears
You'll not want me to suffer so
When the time comes, please let me go.

I know in time you too will see
It is kindness you do me
Although my tail its last has waved
From pain and suffering I've been saved.

Do not grieve that it should be you
Who has to decide this thing to do
We've been so close we two these years
Don't let your heart hold any tears. xxx

God Bless Jet
by: Deepika

Sorry for you loss, Dolours. I lost my Candy the same day you lost Jet. We just could not get to the cause of my 5 year old labby girl's death. She was having black vomits, was not able to eat anything. She used to vomit even if she drank water. She was in immense pain.

We took her to the vet regularly and he was not able to determine what was wrong. And she died suddenly on 19/11/11. The doctor says it must have been a heart attack. My family grieves for her and I can't get her out of my mind either.

My heart reaches out to you and I can understand the pain you are going through.

I hope Jet and Candy will be playing happily in heaven. I do not really know if there's life after death but if there is, I will certainly pray that Jet comes into your life again as I daily pray for my Candy.

Josh, the poem you have written is so touching, I could not stop tears rolling down my eyes, thinking about my girl. I wish dogs could stay with us forever. God bless Candy and Jet. I wish that our paths cross again.

I Love You
by: Emma

I love you lots, beautiful baby Jet. You are one of the most affectionate dogs I have ever known. You never failed to put a smile on anyone's face.

You and Baby Baby got me through those long days of revision at your house, keeping me company. You never failed to put a smile on my face, especially when you ate your food so fast!! Super speed you have.

I miss you lots. Please take care of my little Pip up in heaven. I hope you're both running around having lots of fun.

Love you. Lots of kisses! xxxx

by: Josh

Mummy, please don't mourn for me
I'm still here, though you don't see.
I'm right by your side each night and day
and within your heart I long to stay.

My body is gone but I'm always near.
I'm everything you feel, see or hear.
My spirit is free, but I'll never depart
as long as you keep me alive in your heart.

I'll never wander out of your sight
I'm the brightest star on a summer night.
I'll never be beyond your reach
I'm the warm moist sand when you're at the beach.

I'm the colorful leaves when fall comes around
and the pure white snow that blankets the ground.
I'm the beautiful flowers of which you're so fond,
The clear cool water in a quiet pond.

I'm the first bright blossom you'll see in the spring,
The first warm raindrop that April will bring.
I'm the first ray of light when the sun starts to shine,
and you'll see that the face in the moon is mine.

When you start thinking there's no one to love you,
you can talk to me through the Lord above you.
I'll whisper my answer through the leaves on the trees,
and you'll feel my presence in the soft summer breeze.

I'm the hot salty tears that flow when you weep
and the beautiful dreams that come while you sleep.
I'm the smile you see on a baby's face.
Just look for me, mummy, I'm everyplace!

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