Small in stature but a large presence
In December of 2014 MAGRR received a request to take a precious golden boy whose family was moving and were not going to take him to their new house. While we don’t understand this kind of abandonment, their loss was definitely our gain. We called him “little” Bailey because we already had a Bailey who was also a senior and much larger. They actually lived together for the first months that Little Bailey was with us. He loved life with other goldens. He went to the dog park and met so many new friends. After a year, another of our members wanted to adopt Little Bailey. We were so thrilled that he would actually have a home of his own and so he went to share his charms with yet another. He was loved by both of his moms and in his new home he had lots of humans who thought that he was so special and when his mom traveled he had special friends to take care of him. He loved to cuddle, play with his ball and just hang with all of his friends. When his time came to go to the Rainbow Bridge, he was surrounded by loving friends who whispered to him that he will always be remembered and never abandoned again. He now has 2 families and several special friends whom he will greet at the Bridge one day.
Rest in peace sweet one. We love you Little Bailey.
So do not grieve for me, my friend, as I am with my kind…
My collar is a rainbow’s hue
My leash is a shooting star
My boundaries are the Milky Way
Where I sparkle from afar.
There are no pens or kennels here
For I am not confined
But free to roam God’s heavens
Among my special kind.
I nap the day on a snowy cloud
With gentle breezes rocking me
I dream the dreams of earthlings
And how it used to be.
The trees are full of liver treats
And tennis balls abound
And milk bones line the walking ways
Just waiting to be found
There is even a ring set up
The grass all lush and green.
And everyone who gaits around
Becomes the “Best of Breed.”
For we’re all winners in this place
We have no faults you see.
And God passes out the ribbons
To each one—even me.
At night I sleep in angels’ arms
Their wings protecting me
And moon beams dance about us
As stardust falls on thee.
So when your life on earth is spent
And you reach heaven’s gate
Have no fear of loneliness
For here, you know I wait.