Saturday, July 28, 2007

Run Free Oscar

There are no words to describe how devastated we are at this horribly sad news about our best Aire-buddy Oscar.
Oscar and I starting blogging together about the same time in December of last year. Oscar was only 6 months old and I was eight.

He was one of the first doggies to sign my blog. And for the past 8 months, I don't think Oscar ever missed commenting on my postings. He's always been a true friend. I honestly don't know how we're going to get through our day without reading about Oscar's daily adventures in England with his mum and dad.

We're so very proud of you Oscar. You did all of us Airedales proud by acing every single obedience class you entered and everything you set out to do! You and your mom worked so hard together and it showed! Your mom has done one terrific job!

You are one true Aire-friend Oscar. You sent me the most beautiful pink collar and leash set for my nineth birthday and I will treasure it always. My heart is breaking for your mum and dad and your two little sisters and yes, even Flakes. He'll miss you too Oscar.

Run free my sweet Aire-boy. There will never be another Oscar! You're the one and only!

We love you.

Maggie and Mitch


  1. Maggie and Mitch ...

    This is a lovely and loving tribute to our friend Oscar. Our hearts are breaking here over Oscar's death as well ... We will always remember this very special aire-boy ... I know that you and I will cherish our special collars from Oscar forever ...

    Your Friend Forever,

    Putter ...:)

  2. Hi Maggie & Mitch,
    We are so sad today too. Oscar was a good friend to so many doggies. We miss him very much. Your tribute is so very special & we're sure it will mean so much to Katy & Martin.
    Luv & Wirey Hugs!
    Butchy & Snickers

  3. Oh Maggie...what a lovely post! I am so sad today. I just can't believe this. Oscar always commented on almost every post...what a true friend! I will miss him so very much. We really need to focus on the fun times...that way he will be with us furever!

    Lots of licks, Ruby

  4. Nicely said, Maggie. He shouldn't have left us at such a young age, it's just not fair :(

    Puggy kisses

  5. Awwww Maggie that is a lovely tribute to a dear puppy who should never have been taken so soon. Our hearts are heavy today.


  6. We are sooo, sooo very sad & we wish Mom's eye would stop leaking on us. He was still a is not fair sometimes. Oscar did you Aire-dogs proud. And we were all very lucky to have known him.

    Sherman, Penny & Lola

  7. Hi Maggie...Yes we did hear about Oscar. You're right, it's a very sad day. I keep reading all the tributes to him and we get emotional all over again. Your tribute is wonderful. We had only recently become friendly with Oscar in the last few weeks. But even in that short time we knew he was a special guy.

    We know that Oscar was a special friend of yours Maggie and we are sorry for you too.

    People might think we are strange that we can be so touched by something like this by only communicating via our blogs but we really do care about each other. That's what we are all about.

    I'm glad that Oscar was special to you and we wish we had more time with him to get to know him even better.

    We'll be sticking close to our Mom and Dad's tonight, won't we?

    Love, Seadra, Zoe and Mom (Jessica)

  8. Hi Maggie & Mitch,

    This is a beautiful entry... Oscar was a dear fren and will always be missed by us all!


  9. Oscar was a good friend to all of us, we will miss him. Give Mitchie an big hug for us, and have Mitch give you one too.

  10. Maggie.
    You did a great post for Oscar. We will miss him so much.

  11. Maggie & Mitch,
    Merci du lui rendre hommage. I still can't believe it...there are still a lot of tears....
    Kiss, Faya

  12. What a lovely post. Sad Sad Sad wooos from us here in GA. We are so saddened by this and hope that Oscar is running free of pain at the Rainbow Bridge and wearing his silver harness with pride. Blessed Be dear Oscar. You were loved by so many, including us.
    Hugs and soft wooooos
    Sitka, Tia and Shelli

  13. Mom and I think that was a lovely post. We are truly heartbroken over this.

  14. Like you say, there'll never be another Oscar. He was the first ever Airedale, I've ever met. And, he was even more special in person.
    I'm going to miss not meeting him again, getting his regular comments & laughing @ his blog antics too.
    It's awful, the tears still keep whelling up.
    Poor, poor Kay.

    Pats & pats to you both.
    Best wishes to mom.

  15. What a lovely tribute to a special pal. I miss him.

    J x

  16. Maggie..nice tribute.. and we are going to miss him so so much.. no words can ever describe how heartbroken is it now for Katy.. Hope she will get through this difficult time and for Oscar.. she and all of us will have to go on with our life happily....

    Golden Rossi

  17. Hi Maggie,
    It's really heart-breaking that we'll never see sweet Oscar's comments on our blogs.. like you, I don't think he's ever missed commenting on any of my entries.. He's suck a smart lil' cookie and I'm devastated that he was taken away from all who knew and loved him so suddenly..

  18. I'm so very devastated too...Altho we just became friends a few moths back, I find he has been a great friend of mine. And it's true! he has never missed commenting on each posts. He was just a wonderful boy!

    Love licks,
    Solid Gold Dancer

  19. **sniffle** That was lovely Maggie.......just lovely.

    Rest peaceful dear Oscar, you were too young to leave us and you will be missed.


  20. that was a nice tribute to Oscar. we feel very sad too. we didn't know Oscar very long, but he was our friend too.
    sad, sad woofers today

  21. Thank you for your lovely tribute. You and Oscar were blogging twinnies, both starting so close together. We are hurting so so badly now and just cannot understand why our healthy bouncy puppy had to go so soon and so fast. Knowing how much he was loved and will be missed is some comfort. When we are a little less sad we will update his blog so please call by.

    Katy and Martin xxx

  22. Maggie & Mitch,

    Very cool tribute for our Oscar! He loved well and lived like there was no tomorrow!

    Wish I could give you hugs right now, but Asta will be there soon to love on you.

    Goober love & hugs,

  23. Maggie,

    Mama and I are completely devastated. We just read the news now. It is so sudden and so terrible.
    We will miss our beloved friend Oscar.


  24. Maggie, I am sorry to hear about Oscar. I didn't know him, but obviously he was loved but the dogs who knew him.

    About that face recognition program, obviously something must be wrong with it if it couldn't find a match for you! Bad program, Bad!

  25. Hi Maggie,

    We are missing Oscar too! Mum is normally laughing while reading everyones blogs,,, not tonight.

  26. it is just tragic and very sad. He will be missed very much. That was a great post...Oscar would have loved it.


  27. So sad to hear that sweet Oscar is gone. I miss him so much already

    ~ girl girl

  28. Maggie, that's a very nice tribute. I don't know Oscar but I am so sad, so are my mommy and daddy. Mommy was holding me and crying when she read the story about Oscar. I wish I got to know him.
    Take care

  29. we still can't accept what happened to our dear Oscar...

    he's really the bestest..

    we love him so.


  30. dats a lovely tribute to Oscar, Maggie.
    i'm still shocked, n saddened by his sudden departure. he will dearly missed by all.

  31. Maggie-
    I am shocked and so, so sad. Thank you for letting me know about Oscar. My mom's been so busy that I don't get to spend as much time with my blogger frends as I wish, but I think of everyone everyday. I was so scared when I sw your post and feared it was something terrible and it was. Dear, dear sweet Oscar. There will never be another.
    Hugs to you, little Maggie. We are all so sad.

    Your pals, Macke and Finnegan (and mom)

  32. Chelsea's mom and our mama were on the phone crying their heads off.

    They didn't want to tell us but they did.

    We are soo sad - Oscar and his faily were soo special to us.

    He will be missed. We are soryy you lost such a good friend :-(

  33. What a lovely post. We'll miss him terribly.

  34. A wonderful tribute to a good and dear friend, taken far too young from us.

    Thank you for your kind and loving tribute, Maggie, Mitch and your Mama, a real "Oscar" nomination tribute.

    May he run free forever.......

    Sad licks, Your friend, Marvin xxxxxx

    and Jeannie xxxxxx

    "Grief Is The Price We Pay for Love"

  35. oh! that is so sad and so pretty at the same time. wut a very nice tribute to a dear dog friend.

  36. I'm so sorry you lost your special friend. Just too, too sad.
    Big Wags,

  37. i think we're all going to miss oscar for a long long time, maggie. it just seems so different without him.

  38. Hey Maggie & Mitch, I hope you are feeling better now. We sure miss Oscar but we have to get on with our life. Cheer up babe, thats what Oscar wanna see from the rainbow bridge.

  39. We will miss Oscar too...

    Boy n Baby

  40. The soul of oscar is in our mind.
    Slowly, I do the comment and the contribution.

    from loved ume tyan