Wednesday, 19 June 2013


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Sad news.  Merlin, our flat-coated retriever passed away this morning.  He was very poorly so we took him to the vets and he was put to sleep.  We have had a fantastic 10 years with him!  He has bought us so much joy!  We will miss him terribly – it already seems really strange without him.

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Rest In Peace Merlin, we love you.

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This last photo taken just 2 weeks ago, his last outing to the beach.


Maria Ontiveros said...

Awww, Linda, hugs to you. So sad when one of our pets passes on. It looks like he was well cared for, well loved and enjoyed his last romp on the beach.

Mary Lou said...

So sorry for your loss. Merlin was a very handsome boy. Your photos are such a tribute. Our fur children give us so much love and ask for so little in return and our lives are so enriched with their gift of being.

onshore said...

Sorry to hear that he had to be put a sleep. Take care Linda.
Rest in peace Merlin.

Sian said...

I'm very sorry to hear this Linda x

Chicken Licken said...

So sad Linda. Gorgeous pics however!

Alissa W said...

Oh Linda - hugs to you on the loss of Merlin. ~Alissa

Alison said...

Oh Linda...I AM sad to read this! Sending hugs your way
Alison xx

Karen said...

I'm so sorry! It took us months to get accustomed to not having our dogs with us after they died. Merlin was a gorgeous dog!