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Comment by silvia on May 11, 2022 at 6:25pm

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It is with immense sadness and an heavy heart that we announce that Oberon passed the rainbow bridge yesterday, 10-05-2022, at 12 years old. He had an episode of GDV on Sunday night, he has been operated immediately and initially he was doing well, but then 1d after the operation his heart gave up and he did not survive the strain of the surgery.

Sleep tight, my love. Life is hard without you, we can barely breathe today since even the air feels too heavy to swallow. We will miss you dearly. Run free, my precious precious boy.  

Comment by Cornelia on May 12, 2022 at 5:18am

Dear Silvia and Marco,

I just read your very sad news and it pains my heart! We know that when our dear furry friends are getting older, that every day we get together with them is a gift - alas, in the end, there are never enough days and the lives of our four legged friends are far too short. We both send you our heartfelt condolences and a photo of Oberon dashing through the snow, when you came to visit us some years back. 

Run free, Oberon! Love, S & C

Comment by silvia on May 12, 2022 at 5:53am

Dear Cornelia

thanks for your touching message and the lovely photo, we will treasure it as a precious memory. Yes, the pain is unbearable, as you know. We hope that time will heal, at least a bit, and we will be able  to look back at the wonderful  memories and happy time that Oberon gifted us.. Lots of love, S&M 

Comment by Finding_Beau on May 14, 2022 at 2:21am

Dear Silvia

I am also very saddened that you have lost your precious Oberon because I know how much you loved him, as he loved you. You have a tough road ahead in your grief. I will be thinking of you. Sending you much Love, Susan and Misty xxxx

Comment by silvia on May 16, 2022 at 3:57pm
  1. thanks Susan...is so, so hard... keep misty tight xxx
Comment by James Doran on May 31, 2022 at 6:38pm

Dear Silvia,

                  I send my sincerest condolences, thoughts and prayers for the loss of your boy Oberon. I too, know this pain that you are going through. It is indeed hard to bear. I have some thoughts about it that will keep. For now, grieve deeply and surround yourselves with the love and memories of your time together. God bless, James.

Comment by silvia on June 1, 2022 at 4:53pm

thanks a lot James. i know the pain you went through with awesome Romeo, and it left us  breathless. now we experience a similar painful situation. i was so glad you had a new boy, he is amazing. now is too soon for us, but maybe one day we will try having a new life and joy. would you feel to share your thoughts we will welcome, but even if not is enough for us to know that everyone in a similar situation has their own deep process, and we will think about you with affection. thanks !

Comment by Finding_Beau on June 10, 2022 at 8:20pm

Dear Silvia, I checked in to see how you and Cornelia are doing. I have made mistakes in the past about lots of things because I did not trust my intuition and instead listened to the advice of others who in reality knew nothing about me and what was important to me in my life. What I have learned the very hard way is to listen to my intuition, my inner voice which will guide me to make the right decisions for myself because each one of us is different and we each have a different journey. The relationship we have with each of our dogs is different too, and each one of our dogs is different. There are no rules to grief and one loss cannot be compared to another. You will know when the time is right for you to find another dog. I needed a long time to grieve for Hobson partly because I had lost Hammer, Rose and Annie in a very short space of time. Misty also needed more than 12 months to grieve for Hobson. She wouldn't allow another dog near her during this time. I have worried about Misty not having a companion as she ages and because she is totally deaf and has always suffered severe separation anxiety e.g. she can get herself into a real state when I am home but outside mowing. I have come close to buying her a friend over the last few years but I have been involved in Federal Court cases since July 2016 to stop the Commonwealth Bank of Australia from stealing our home and making Misty, my horses and myself homeless. It has been an horrific experience which has gone on for too long because the Federal Court Judges keep ignoring the evidence, the material facts and the law. Australia has not been a democracy for a long time. The Rule of Law does not exist. I have surprised myself with my resilience and it is a miracle I am still physically alive. In addition because of the COVID-19 hysteria the price of purebred dogs has trebled in cost including English Setters. I still talk to Hobson every day, and Misty knows I do, because even though he is in Spirit he still gives me the strength to keep fighting for Justice. What I do or not do is no one else's business. All that matters is that I honour my Love for Hobson and for Misty and my horses, Hallmark, Khatalyst and Charlamayne. I am giving you this information to show you that others may make a judgment about how I cope with my grief for Hobson, for instance, but they know nothing about my life. Take care. Sending you Love, Susan xxxx

Comment by Barbara on October 10, 2022 at 3:42am

Dear Silvia, I send my sincerest condolences for your loss of Oberon!

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