Geekzone: technology news, blogs, forums
Guest
Welcome Guest.
You haven't logged in yet. If you don't have an account you can register now.


View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic
1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | ... | 26
598 posts

Ultimate Geek


  # 1168753 4-Nov-2014 18:56
Send private message quote this post

Puppy Incoming :D




5072 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1171462 8-Nov-2014 19:36
4 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

RIP Blackie. He was given the lethal injection this afternoon.

Poor thing got sick again (today) and the very nice vet at Pet Doctors PN advised that it was best to let him go now.

I'll put up a couple of photos later on.

Blackie, I love you. You were my nearly constant companion from November 2000 until now. I'll never forget all the snuggles I had with you, my baby.

This has come at the worst possible time as I am being made redundant from my job as of 14 Nov. Oh well, life has to go on...




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


 
 
 
 


4431 posts

Uber Geek
Inactive user


  # 1171474 8-Nov-2014 20:06
Send private message quote this post

DarthKermit: RIP Blackie. He was given the lethal injection this afternoon.

Poor thing got sick again (today) and the very nice vet at Pet Doctors PN advised that it was best to let him go now.

I'll put up a couple of photos later on.

Blackie, I love you. You were my nearly constant companion from November 2000 until now. I'll never forget all the snuggles I had with you, my baby.

This has come at the worst possible time as I am being made redundant from my job as of 14 Nov. Oh well, life has to go on...


:'(

feeling for you... 



5072 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1171483 8-Nov-2014 20:50
Send private message quote this post

^^^

Thank you my friend.

Blackie sleeping on some shoes:
Click to see full size




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?




5072 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1171484 8-Nov-2014 21:03
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

Blackie's cardboard coffin today:
Click to see full size

We put some nice flowers inside the box with him.


Blackie's grave out in our garden:
Click to see full size

It's nice to have him home back where he belongs. He has a nice spot in our garden now to rest forever.




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


dpw

835 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 1171504 8-Nov-2014 21:45
Send private message quote this post

DarthKermit: RIP Blackie. He was given the lethal injection this afternoon.

Poor thing got sick again (today) and the very nice vet at Pet Doctors PN advised that it was best to let him go now.

I'll put up a couple of photos later on.

Blackie, I love you. You were my nearly constant companion from November 2000 until now. I'll never forget all the snuggles I had with you, my baby.

This has come at the worst possible time as I am being made redundant from my job as of 14 Nov. Oh well, life has to go on...


So sorry to hear that. Their time with us is so precious, very glad you had great memories with him.






Android user, software developer, a semi-typical (not a gamer) geek, and a Bernese Mountain Dog nut!

http://savitarbernese.com | https://nz.linkedin.com/in/danywu

2818 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Vodafone
Subscriber

  # 1171508 8-Nov-2014 22:02
Send private message quote this post

My two boys... Sadly both now gone :-(





Check out my LPFM Radio Station at www.thecheese.co.nz cool


 
 
 
 


2818 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Vodafone
Subscriber

  # 1171509 8-Nov-2014 22:07
Send private message quote this post

Riley on left was diagnosed with FIP two weeks short of his one year birthday. Spook on right live to a ripe old age of 21.




Check out my LPFM Radio Station at www.thecheese.co.nz cool


dpw

835 posts

Ultimate Geek

Trusted

  # 1171510 8-Nov-2014 22:10
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

We make cakes for each dog's birthday in our family, but this was a special occasion for Hurley. He turned 9, and that's quite an advanced age for large breeds. He is the oldest in our pack, my first dog.

Hurley's 9th birthday




Android user, software developer, a semi-typical (not a gamer) geek, and a Bernese Mountain Dog nut!

http://savitarbernese.com | https://nz.linkedin.com/in/danywu

119 posts

Master Geek


  # 1171540 8-Nov-2014 23:56
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

A couple of pics of Rusty, our beloved dachshund..







5072 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1171560 9-Nov-2014 07:25
Send private message quote this post

ZollyMonsta: Riley on left was diagnosed with FIP two weeks short of his one year birthday. Spook on right live to a ripe old age of 21.


Sorry to hear that Zolly. Only one year old is a raw deal. 21 however is amazing.

Thanks so much everyone for your kind words. I feel totally numb today and my partner and I can't stop crying.




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


4514 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1171576 9-Nov-2014 09:48
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

DarthKermit: RIP Blackie. He was given the lethal injection this afternoon.

Poor thing got sick again (today) and the very nice vet at Pet Doctors PN advised that it was best to let him go now.


So sorry to hear this. A few months ago my friend lost her companion of 15 years - he had been with her through so many major events and changes in her life and it was heartbreaking to let him go.

When she adopted him back in January 1999 she was going to a really tough time and when he died she said to me "animals come to us when we need them most, and leave us when they know we're okay to carry on without them".



5072 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1171597 9-Nov-2014 11:24
Send private message quote this post

alasta:
DarthKermit: RIP Blackie. He was given the lethal injection this afternoon.

Poor thing got sick again (today) and the very nice vet at Pet Doctors PN advised that it was best to let him go now.


So sorry to hear this. A few months ago my friend lost her companion of 15 years - he had been with her through so many major events and changes in her life and it was heartbreaking to let him go.

When she adopted him back in January 1999 she was going to a really tough time and when he died she said to me "animals come to us when we need them most, and leave us when they know we're okay to carry on without them".


Thanks alasta, much appreciated. I adopted my fur baby from the local SPCA. He was 10 months old at the time and unwanted by his previous owners!! I feel privileged to have been around for almost all of his life. I gave him a good life and he was very well loved.

What kind of animal did your friend have?




Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


4514 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted
Subscriber

  # 1171604 9-Nov-2014 11:59
One person supports this post
Send private message quote this post

DarthKermit: Thanks alasta, much appreciated. I adopted my fur baby from the local SPCA. He was 10 months old at the time and unwanted by his previous owners!! I feel privileged to have been around for almost all of his life. I gave him a good life and he was very well loved.

What kind of animal did your friend have?


Hendrix was a short haired black and white moggy. I used to look after him when my friend was away and he was really affectionate and appreciated my company so I could see why my friend was so attached to him. Unfortunately he developed lymphoma and my friend spent a lot of money on some quite bleeding edge treatments which kept him alive and happy for a couple of years, but in the end there was only so much that the vets could do without him suffering.

I've been thinking about getting a cat myself since there are lot of them in need and I would enjoy the company, but it would be a nuisance when I'm away on holiday and landlords often don't like animals so I'll have to think about it carefully.



5072 posts

Uber Geek

Trusted

  # 1171612 9-Nov-2014 12:26
2 people support this post
Send private message quote this post

alasta:
DarthKermit: Thanks alasta, much appreciated. I adopted my fur baby from the local SPCA. He was 10 months old at the time and unwanted by his previous owners!! I feel privileged to have been around for almost all of his life. I gave him a good life and he was very well loved.

What kind of animal did your friend have?


Hendrix was a short haired black and white moggy. I used to look after him when my friend was away and he was really affectionate and appreciated my company so I could see why my friend was so attached to him. Unfortunately he developed lymphoma and my friend spent a lot of money on some quite bleeding edge treatments which kept him alive and happy for a couple of years, but in the end there was only so much that the vets could do without him suffering.

I've been thinking about getting a cat myself since there are lot of them in need and I would enjoy the company, but it would be a nuisance when I'm away on holiday and landlords often don't like animals so I'll have to think about it carefully.


Hey Alasta,

(Mrs Darth here).  Thank you for your kind words.  Our Blackie will always be a very special part of both our lives.  Kermit had him for a lot longer than I was on the scene.  There will be many little habits that he had that will be missed.  They really do touch lives in a way that people quite often do not.  What will be missed most is the unconditional love he gave us both.  It is going to be hard for a while to come, but memories last forever. :) Ascension





Whatifthespacekeyhadneverbeeninvented?


1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | 9 | 10 | 11 | 12 | 13 | 14 | 15 | 16 | 17 | 18 | 19 | ... | 26
View this topic in a long page with up to 500 replies per page Create new topic



Twitter and LinkedIn »



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when new discussions are posted in our forums:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when news items and blogs are posted in our frontpage:



Follow us to receive Twitter updates when tech item prices are listed in our price comparison site:





News »

Vodafone New Zealand starts two year partnership with LetsPlay.Live
Posted 28-Jan-2020 11:24


Ring launches indoor-only security camera
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:26


New report findings will help schools implement the digital technologies curriculum content
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:25


N4L to upgrade & support wireless internet inside schools
Posted 23-Jan-2020 17:22


Netflix releases 21 Studio Ghibli works
Posted 22-Jan-2020 11:42


Vodafone integrates eSIM into device and wearable roadmap
Posted 17-Jan-2020 09:45


Do you need this camera app? Group investigates privacy implications
Posted 16-Jan-2020 03:30


JBL launches headphones range designed for gaming
Posted 13-Jan-2020 09:59


Withings introduces ScanWatch wearable combining ECG and sleep apnea detection
Posted 9-Jan-2020 18:34


NZ Police releases public app
Posted 8-Jan-2020 11:43


Suunto 7 combine sports and smart features on new smartwatch generation
Posted 7-Jan-2020 16:06


Intel brings innovation with technology spanning the cloud, network, edge and PC
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:54


AMD announces high performance desktop and ultrathin laptop processors
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:42


AMD unveils four new desktop and mobile GPUs including AMD Radeon RX 5600
Posted 7-Jan-2020 15:32


Consolidation in video streaming market with Spark selling Lightbox to Sky
Posted 19-Dec-2019 09:09



Geekzone Live »

Try automatic live updates from Geekzone directly in your browser, without refreshing the page, with Geekzone Live now.


Support Geekzone »

Our community of supporters help make Geekzone possible. Click the button below to join them.

Support Geezone on PressPatron



Are you subscribed to our RSS feed? You can download the latest headlines and summaries from our stories directly to your computer or smartphone by using a feed reader.

Alternatively, you can receive a daily email with Geekzone updates.