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Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess


by dogplodder » Mon May 15, 2017 11:53 pm

Route description: Loch Morar to Tarbet, Bracorina, near Morar

Date walked: 14/04/2017

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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Sat May 20, 2017 12:42 pm

tweedledog wrote:So sorry to hear about Tess. A lovely set of pictures; what a fine looking dog she was.


So thankful to have the photos and memories. :)
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Sat May 20, 2017 12:46 pm

wally wrote: We lost our dog a few years ago and still miss her. She managed the climb 180 Munros with us and we have lots of happy memories of her. :( :(


Well done you and her on 180 Munros together! :clap:
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Sat May 20, 2017 12:49 pm

jacob wrote:You brought tears to my eyes, as I had to let my Flemish shepperd go four years ago after a unwinnable battle against degenerative mylyopathie. And I still ache.


The sense of loss is deep but nothing can take away the time we had with them. :)
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Sat May 20, 2017 12:57 pm

litljortindan wrote:Well done you and Labrador Rescue -can't be any better life for a dog than being out on the hills.


She loved the hills. I didn't have room for the summit photo of the sponsored climb they did for their Rescue. They behaved so well that day.

Ben Nevis summit - July 2008
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Sat May 20, 2017 12:59 pm

mrssanta wrote:what a lovely tribute to a beautiful girl - the picture of her wise patient labradog face is beautiful.


I love that photo. :)
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby Huff_n_Puff » Sun May 21, 2017 9:04 pm

Beautiful tribute to a delightful loyal dog. What a splendid life she had with you all, and what a joy to have so many stunning photos of her and Jack and all the people you've walked with. Hugs and fond memories :)
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:14 pm

Hillbeback wrote:My heart goes out to you knowing exactly how you will be feeling. I lost my black lab (Wee Jessie) a few years ago at nearly 13. I still miss her terribly. It helped that my friends had 2 labs that l could give cuddles to. Life would be strange without dogs. Not sure we could cope. Always enjoy reading your posts. Take care.


Been away from PC and it's hard to come back to this but folk have been so kind and those who've lost beloved dogs get it exactly. Your black lab Wee Jessie at nearly 13 sounds exactly like Tess.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:15 pm

satkins wrote:What a marvelous tribute to a great companion, sorry for your loss.


Thanks.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:16 pm

Andymac75 wrote::clap:

Nice report.sad report.

Tess looks like she was a lovely girl.



She was.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:17 pm

apollo0815 wrote:My deepest regrets from germany, too. Since we have a 14 year old male Munsterlander/Setter Mix who still thinks he is two in his head, I do understand you very well.


Thank you so much.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:18 pm

gammy leg walker wrote:
I'm so sorry to hear of your loss if there's any saving grace you gave Tess a wonderful life


Thank you Gammy.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:20 pm

Collaciotach wrote:Ach that is sad and sorry for your loss :( She had the good life and that knowledge should help a wee bit in dulling the sadness of losing a member of the family x .


Aye the memories help.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:20 pm

JEfoundmybootsagain wrote:Brought a tear to my eyes. had to do same with my old collie a few years ago. Really enjoyed seeing pics of Tess (and Jack ) on your reports

John


Thanks John.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:22 pm

BlackPanther wrote:It's been many years since I had to say good bye to my furry friend (he was 11 years old and diagnosed with cancer :( ) but I can still remember how it feels. Always a tough decision. But as others have already said, Tess had a happy life and enjoyed her hill trips with you and your family...


Thanks BP.
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Re: Loch Morar in the rain and goodbye to Tess

Postby dogplodder » Mon May 29, 2017 7:22 pm

Bod wrote:My thoughts with you dogplodder, simply lovely and a beautiful reflection of Tess and the family :( :( :( :D


Thanks Bod.
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