Thursday, June 27, 2013

RIP Teddy

If you're looking for cheerful, you should leave now.


These are our two pets.  Yesterday, Teddy, the floppy-eared sweetie was hit by a car and died.  I was the driver.  It was a tragic accident, but as bad as you feel right now, I'm feeling a thousand times worse.  The past 24 hours have been very weepy in our house.

I needed to make a "sorry" card.  I'm sorry it happened.  I'm sorry she's gone.  I'm sorry her pal is now alone.  I'm SOOO sorry for DD... Teddy was her bunny.  I'm sorry that try as I may I simply can't find any moral to this story...



I needed to get some "green stuff" onto the card.  That's what we call it when there are veggie or fruit peelings to be fed to the rabbits.  I plucked two of these lovelies and ran them through my Big Shot with an embossing mat onto CS.  Some polka dots cuz Teddy would have liked polka dots. And a sentiment that says it all.

I know... she was just a rabbit.  I know.  But it still hurts.  And I am sharing this here because if there should be any moral to this story, never ever forget that small objects don't necessarily show up in your side or rearview mirrors.  And the object might not be just a rabbit.


14 comments:

Lindsay said...

Oh no! I am so sorry! What cute little rabbits. Your card is a lovely apology card. Hugs to you!

Tenia Nelson said...

So so sorry, dearie. Hugs and love and this card is so pretty.

shirley-bee said...

Ooooh nooooo! Poor bunny. Poor you. Poor DD. Poor lonely bunny pal. Cardmaking is good therapy, and it's a fitting tribute to Teddy that you've used some green stuff.

Rachel W K said...

oh my gosh, i am so sorry this happened and so sorry for the loss of your pet. pets are like children, no matter what type of animal it is. i hope your family heals quickly!
-Rachel w k
rwkrafts.com

Kim S said...

My heart goes out to all of you.

Jackie said...

This is so sad . . . I'm sorry that you all lost your adorable little bunny. :(

Laura B. said...

So sorry for your terrible accident! I can only imagine how awful you feel. Sending hugs your way!

Gina said...

I am so very, very sorry!! We have had bunnies as pets (inside the house, litter-box trained, one slept under our bed, one slept on my pillow). They are such sweet animals. :( My heart hurts for you!!

Sharli Schaitberger said...

She was not "just" a rabbit - she was a beloved member of the family. They give us perfect, unconditional love and it is only natural that we grieve for them. I am so saddened by your loss and wish I could offer you comfort! Hugs!!!!

Michelle said...

Oh, Maria! Poor Teddy, poor DD, and poor YOU! Teddy wasn't just a rabbit, she was a part of your family. I'm so sorry this accident happened. Big hug to you!

Happy Dance said...

I'm so sorry about Teddy, Maria. It's difficult to lose those we love (animals or people)to accidents. My heart goes out to you and DD. Sending you hugs. Your card conveys your sorrow perfectly. Hang in there. Bev

Petti said...

I'm so sorry to hear about Teddy...I can totally feel it...years ago I hit a cat that ran across the street but after I stop the car I can't find it...I feel so bad I was hoping it goes ok ...
Big hugs to you

alexandra s.m. said...

I've been thinking about you a lot...
what strikes me is that you have such natural grace in every moment even when it's so difficult.
You're so right, this message is so important and I'm deeply sorry for your loss Maria.

with tender affection~

Quip1320 said...

I'm so sorry for your loss. No animal is ever "just a..." and it hurts to loose anyone that we loved furry or otherwise. I'm sending big hugs your way.

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