Thursday, December 18, 2014

Beau Beau Your Light will Live Forever in our Hearts


RIP Beau Beau.  You gave your humans more love and joy than you could ever imagine.  You were brought into our lives when we needed you most and our life was forever changed for the better.  You taught your human Mommy unconditional love, faith and trust in the universe, kept her on her toes, and helped her find a way for creative expression through this blog and photography.  You were Daddy's 5AM or sometimes 4AM alarm clock.  You gave  him a way to show his love of routine and comfort and caregiving through feeding you and taking care of you like the wonderful father that he is.  You were here for our wedding and brought our family together.  You watched watched your human sister go from HS to College girl to worker girl.  You brought us all love.  We will miss you terribly.  And now because of our loving memories and this blog we can go back and look look at the funny, crazy, loving journey you enjoyed during your life with us.  In my heart I know I will see you again when we all cross the rainbow bridge. 

Here's how it started.  "I was a Mommy's boy and a Daddy's boy too.  Daddy is the one who picked me out at the Meriden CT Humane Society. I was only six-months old. When the humans came into the room that my cage was in, Daddy looked at me and gasped! He said he loved the way I looked. They got me out of my cage and held me and I just sat in their arms nice and quiet like. That seemed to be the charm and they took me to my forever home that day."


 Baby Beau Beau.  Look how big his ears are compared to his body.  


 Loving his Sisfur, Angie

Our morning routine was for me to walk him to the kitchen with him over my shoulder.  

Enjoying his time with his Daddy.

Some of our favorite expressions and moments with Beau Beau:



 His favorite position - laying over something with his arms hanging down

 Scary dance.


 Leaping for fevvers.  



 Beau Beau's house and attention outside watching the birds.


His - ayyyyy ow you doin' look




His best "Monty Q"




A very recent photo - resting in the computer desk cubby hole - watching me work.


A few Christmases ago and one of the few times he ever let us put anything on him.


Your light will be forever remembered in our hearts.  We love you Beau Beau.




57 comments:

  1. We're so, so sorry Beau Beau had to leave for the Bridge. We know there aren't any words of comfort that will help right now. All we can do is send purrs and hugs and Light. We wish you peace on the other side of your grief journey.

    Godspeed, Beau Beau.

    Nicki, Derry and Kim

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  2. We were so saddened to learn of Beau Beau's leaving when Max posted what he'd read on FB. I suppose the only thing that can give us some comfort is that he's with Angie again, just like the old days. Our hearts are with you in this very sad time.

    Adios, Beau Beau. We'll meet up again.

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  3. (((hugs))) We are so very, very sorry. We loved that beautiful boy from afar...

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  4. I have such wonderful memories of Beau Beau and such warmth in my heart. Abby always had a crush on him you know? Both he and Angie were old friends.It's hard losing such a sweet one. Always hard. I know that the love will always remain and those memories will be extraordinary special. I found great comfort in having so many special moments suspended in time on the blog. I was so glad, in time, that I had that to go back to and remembered Abby and Gracie. I found that I could print the blog out in book form and I have done the entire period of Abby's life. I only say that because for myself it was a godsend to be able to have it in a permanent form and I wanted you to know you can too if that is something that appeals to you. I am so sorry, so so sorry. Those of us who knew Beau Beau so well share deeply in your loss. He is waiting for you. So this is just a temporary separation. I found that for myself when I moved to the thought that I was walking towards Abby as each day passed the easier it was for me to know how happy I would be to see her again. My deepest prayers. ((hugs))

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  5. Beautiful photos and memories of a truly beautiful boy and friend.
    We share in your sadness ...

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  6. We are so sorry about Beau Beau, but we know he was so loved while he was with you. Big hugs to you and we know how hard this is. Take care.

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  7. We were so saddened to hear about Beau Beau yesterday. Many thoughts and purrs from us. He was a lucky cat to have you both.

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  8. Our best Purrs Of Comfort to you! Beau Beau will be missed.

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  9. We are all so very sorry to hear about dear Beau Beau. We send you purrs, hugs and all our love.

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  10. Owe eyes are leaking...:'-(. So sorry.
    ::head bonks::
    ~meeko and Kiara

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  11. We made a candle for Beau Beau here....
    http://www.gratefulness.org/candles/candles.cfm?l=eng&gi=BeauB

    Thinking of you.

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  12. I am so saddened to learn your Beau Beau flew away to the Bridge. I know how terrible the pain of losing a fur baby is. I send my love and comforting hugs. Please accept my condolences.

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  13. Mom and I are so very sorry to read of handsome Beau Beau's passing. What a wonderful post to honor his life.
    We can see he was loved from the tip of his nose to the tip of his tail. We just love the shoulder routine.
    Sending hugs madi and mom

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  14. Love and paw prayers.

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  15. We are sorry to hear of your loss. Though we are just meeting Beau Beau, we can tell that he was a most important and loved member of your family. Please accept our condolences during your time of grief. Purrs and paw-pats, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth and Calista Jo

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  16. Many purrs for you and your family today. We will miss Beau Beau lots - did you know that he and Angie were Sparkle's very first Secret Paws partners? And she is gone too. This year has been way too sad.

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  17. I am so sorry for your loss. Sounds like he had a marvelous life with you.

    XO,
    JC and The Purr and Fur Gang

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  18. Oh we're so very sorry you've lost your absolutely gorgeous Beau Beau....what a darling boy he was - that look on his face - he was quite a little character wasn't he. We know how very tough it is to lose a beloved kitty ANY time of the year but somehow holiday time is the worst........we're happy he was in such a loving home for the time he was here. We know how to find just the RIGHT forever home no matter how long our "forever" might be.

    Love and hugs,
    Sammy and his Mom Pam

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  19. we did not have the privilege of knowing Beau Beau, but wanted to stop by and offer our sincerest sympathies; Godspeed to you Beau Beau

    ♥♥♥♥♥

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  20. Oh Beau Beau, we're so sorry you had to go. We know you'll be okay at the Bridge; Sanjee and Mini will show you around. We'll send lots of love and purrs to your family for their sads.
    Love,
    Alla Us at the House of the Mostly Black Cats

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  21. WE're so sorry to hear of your loss. Sending lots and lots of purrs of comfort. - Alana and Crepes.

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  22. We love those big expressive eyes. Such a handsome mancat. We loved Beau Beau and Angie's posts and missed them. But times change and one day we have to say good-bye. It hurts. So glad you have so many happy memories. Hugs, purrs and tail wags of comfort.

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  23. Awwww we are so sorry to read about sweet angel Beau Beau. What a beautiful boy. We send you all many comforting purrs and hugs. Take care
    x

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  24. Such a beautiful tribute to dear Beau Beau. The photos are lovely and show off his character so well. You have many happy memories and I hope they help you through this very sad time.

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  25. I am so sorry that Beau Beau ran off to the Rainbow Bridge. Yours was one of the first blogs I started reading all those years ago. I love him dearly. I send hugs and my kitties send comforting purrs.

    Karen Jo and the kitties

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  26. Beau Beau and Angie were one of the first blogs we visited. We loved you so much and we are so terribly hurt and feel so bad that you had to leave yet it was the right thing to do. Patches, Mittens and Mistrie are waiting for you and will "show you the ropes." Thinking of you, mom and dad, and I know the horrible pain of loosing loved ones, both human and kitty. There are no words........big hugs from the Big Piney Woods
    Mom Toni, Squirt and Miracle

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  27. We will miss you sweet Beau Beau! Say hello to our brofur Junior please!

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  28. Weez so sorry fur yous loss. Sendin' Hugs and Kitty Kisses.

    Luv ya'

    Dezi and Lexi

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  29. Will be missing you, Beau Beau. Yours was one of the first blogs we visited when we started blogging.

    MoMo will be waiting to welcome you at the Bridge. Purrs from Charlotte and hugs from SS to your family.

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  30. Dear Beau Beau, awww buddy we are so sorry you had to leave you beautiful boy. Mum read the post this morning at the hospital and she had a little cry there.

    We are so glad that your mum and dad and sisfurs have such lovely memories of their life with you.

    Sweet dreams lovely boy.

    Love to you all

    julie and poppy Q
    xxx

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  31. We are sorry for your loss. We read about Beau Beau running off to the bridge and saw all the lovely pictures of him. We are sending out quiet Purrs of love.

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  32. My deepest sympathy on your loss. May all the wonderful memories he left with you help your heart heal with time.

    Run young and pain free once again, Beau Beau...

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  33. We are so sorry that you had to go to the Rainbow Bridge BeauBeau!! We will sure miss you! You were one of the first few Bloggers we got to know!!
    Lots of hugs and for your Family,
    Samantha & Chandra

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  34. We are so sorry for your loss. Purrs & prays for you all.


    Joanne
    Jane
    Jill
    Johnny
    Jay boy
    Jasmine
    Capu from Singapore

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  35. We will miss you BeauBeau. Maybe we will meet again someday at The Bridge.

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  36. We're so sorry that Beau Beau has left this world. We send you comforting purrs and headbutts. Beau Beau will be missed by so many.

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  37. Oh, we're so sorry to hear that Beau Beau went to the Rainbow Bridge.

    What a fun walk down memory lane in photos that you shared. He was certainly a kitty ham.

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  38. I’m here to pay my respects to Beau Beau and sending comforting purrz to those he left behind. *bows head*

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  39. We are so sorry to learn about Beau Beau.We wish we could help with the hurt you are feeling.
    Sending comforting purrs and headbumps.
    teal & black polka dot scarf

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  40. We are stopping over from Manx Mews to leave you our sincerest sympathies on the loss of your sweet Beau Beau. Your Memories touch our hearts.
    Marty, Mom and the Gang

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  41. We are so very sorry for your loss. It is easy to see why you fell in love with him. He is watching over you, and he'll always be in your heart.

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  42. Sending you soft purrs in memory of Beau Beau. Run free with a healthy heart, Beau Beau. Please say hi to Audrey and all our friends who are there.

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  43. mommie just used ALOT of werds from the bad werd list. First perfectly Parker's Puff den my hansum Beau Beau. Mommie sez dis suxs. We are so sorry.

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  44. Run free Beau Beau. We will keep your humans in our thoughts and prayers.

    Hugs,
    Lily Belle & Muffin

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  45. I never read Beau Beau's blog but it's clear he was loved and loved in return. Everyone who knew him has lost a piece of their heart. Godspeed, Beau Beau.

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  46. Many, many ((((hugs)))) to you all. Beau Beau will be in all our hearts forever!

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  47. What a wonderful kitty and now an angel! We are so sad that he had to leave. xoxo

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  48. we are so very sorry that your handsome boy is in heaven now. there is no pain so great as having to let him go...you will have precious memories to warm your sad hearts as the days grow dark and gray...blogging so long is a wonderful way to wander back over the loving journey he has been on with you.
    we care so much and hold you close...the cozy cottage cats and mom Karla

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  49. We are so sorry that Beau Beau had to go to the Bridge. We send much love, and purrs and prayers of comfort as you miss your special boy.

    Hugs,

    Moosey, Gracie and Zoe, and Mom Tracey and Dad Kevin (meowmeowmans)

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  50. RIP Beau Beau, I am so sorry you had to leave so soon...... watch over your mommy, she is hurting right now <3
    Happy Cat Family

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  51. in response to Beau Beau hurry to leave, we beeleeves dat he was in a hurry to make it to the Christmas pawtee at da rainbow bridge

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  52. We always want them to stay forever, they always leave us and MAN does the heart hurt. I am sorry you lost such a wonderful, amazing and gorgeous cat.

    I am sorry, I wish I could take away your hurt.

    Marjorie, Harvey, Silver and Miranda

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  53. We are sad to learn of Beau Beau's passing. He couldn't have wished for a better life with you all and Angie. He will have many friends at The Bridge to show him around. Catch many mousies Beau Beau!

    Sending love and purrs to you all

    Mungo
    & Jane xx

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  54. Oh we are so very sad for your loss of your precious Beau Beau. What an absolutely beautiful tribute to him, such love you gave him and he, you. Sending our gentlest purrs to you and holding you in our thoughts and hearts.

    Be Well Sweet Beau Beau

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  55. We send purrs and prayers at this sad time. Beau Beau was so loved. Fly free dear friend and watch over us until that day we all meet again.
    Timmy Dad and Family

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  56. I'm so sorry to hear about Beau Beau. I loved your photos. What a sweet character!
    Sending purrs and a hug

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  57. Beau Beau - such a special kitty you were. We send our love and prayers to your humans as they mourn your loss but take comfort in the wonderful memories and love that you brought to them. xoxo from Deb and the Zee and Zoey kitties.

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