Saying good-bye to my little buddy.

Today we said good-bye to my best buddy of 15 years.....Oliver. Peace be with you, my little buddy you will be missed very much. 

Mike Weir, VE9KK, is a regular contributor to and writes from New Brunswick, Canada. Contact him at [email protected].

12 Responses to “Saying good-bye to my little buddy.”

  • Dennis Kagel -WA2JWO:

    We understand. Our cats and dogs are our “other children”.

  • Richard KWØU:

    Condolences, Mike. It’s hard to explain this to people who never had pets, but they live in our heart. Oliver will be there.

  • Roger Fowler W8WTR:

    I concur with WA2JWO & KW0U. If one has never had pets , one cannot feel what one goes through when they loose one.

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  • Francis VE9FCP:

    We can never keep them long enough! I am so sorry for your loss.

  • Andy KI7HNF:

    That is a face that will be missed, no doubt.

  • John ZS1ZC:

    With you, Mike – we lost our Hector the day before, a Jack Russel type dog who had also been with us for fifteen years. He was a friend and guardian, loyal, and a beautiful combination of innocence and intelligent mischief. It’s hard to understand how a small mammal can hold the heart of a family. Oliver was part of you and yours. I’m sorry you had to let him go.

  • Dan KC3NUL:

    We lost our beloved cat in August and it still feels like it was just yesterday. RIP Oliver!

  • Gary - N1PZB:

    Sorry about your loss. My Shack Cat King is 17 years old and I treasure every day
    he continues to watch over my equipment. RIP Oliver.

  • Elwood Downey:

    Sorry to hear it, I know it’s hard. When my last one died I kept humming that old classic by Skeeter Davis “The End of the World”. Focus on the good memories, that helped me recover (some).

  • Tim Lindstrom ab0ts:

    yes I have had a few dogs… today though I was up on my roof and the neighbor’s dog was so surprised, a worried bark! It is Winter and time to play with antennas… making the end fed half wave antenna by reworking the dipole antenna… a good thing to do… and the black dog was watching!

  • Mike VE9KK:

    Dennis, Richard, Roger,KA3USB (John), Francis, Andy, John, Don, Gary, Elwood and Tim…..all of you thanks so much for your kind words. Julie and I have had a very hard time and your messages have been a great help.
    Julie and I thank you all so much.

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