Friday, July 26, 2013

Our Hearts are So Heavy, We Miss You So Much Little Daisy...

My heart is so broken this week and so very heavy. Our entire household cries at the tip of a hat.  Several days ago, one evening our little pet duck Daisy, our little sweet duck pet died tragically. This little duck won our hearts a couple of months ago when our daughter, Marianna brought her home from classes, a rescued little duck from the bay.  This little duck would look up at you just like a human would, she even got where she would run to the front door with our little inside dogs to greet a visitor.  She would sleep in the little dog beds when vacant, she would beg for food.  We would laugh and laugh as she would scour under the furniture looking for bugs coming out looking like a little Santa Claus with spider webs on her face... She was such a darling.

My husband has even cried over this precious little duck, you see Little Daisy had won his heart too, he would shake his head at her with a sparkle in his eye...That tough guy doesn't fool me.

It just didn't have to happen that way...We had her outside in a temporary area around a lilac bush just for the day...making sure she would get used to outdoors too, she was so happy swimming around in a tub of water, jumping out, just so adorable.  Rebecca and I would take turns going outside on the porch, reading books while watching her, this outdoor experience was all very new to her.

After taking a short nap I went outside and had found the temporary little fenced area open at the bottom and I fixed it closed.  Apparently later either it come undone again, she escaped or one of our wild and wooly outdoor type dogs found the opening.  We have no idea.  We are so heartsick, we had taken such good care of her.  Even our little poodle thought she was her mommy, it was so precious. They would sleep side by side, our little Schitzu doglets joining in...

Pray for our family, Daisy was especially Rebecca's and my baby.

Rebecca would take Daisy swimming with her, and hold her, so darling.

Daisy was one of those very, very special little creatures from the Lord.  So hard to understand....just so hard.

I would like to share some photos of little Daisy with you all...


This is sweet little Daisy by Rebecca's computer one day when she was a little thing...


 
Is this not so precious?  What a little love she is.  Daisy....Look at those expressive eyes.


Little Daisy looking up at us as she got older by Rebecca's feet...


  
This is Daisy with Esther, Daisy's "mommy".  Esther would watch Daisy in our home so that no harm would come to her...




Little Esther and Daisy in typical form...Esther would wait every morning in front of the half bath where Daisy would go night-night in her little box so she could greet her in the morning and resume watching her "baby"...The morning after Daisy died Esther ran to the bathroom and another room with closed door looking for her little Daisy.  It broke our hearts...I tell Esther now she is a good mommy,  
 Yes Esther you are a good mommy... 

 
Little Daisy.... Little Daisy How we miss you Little Daisy...
 
God's Little Creature and ours...
 
I found this skirt I was going to re-make, only a year old...we wrapped Little Daisy in it to be buried in, but first we lay her in a soft baby yellow cotton knit shirt I had...and placed her in a shoe box.  We girls all took turns holding her in some soft pink flannel I had grabbed and sat on the front porch bench crying and crying...

Life is funny.  Ya know, when I was with my husband buying his loafers I had no idea what the box would be used for, when I sewed this skirt I had no idea....Just no idea.

Please pray for our family, if you understand God's creatures, how they are part of our families then you will know how this little blessing was such a huge part of our lives, as we took such good care of her.  

It's hard to understand.   Just so very hard to understand...

If you would like to see Rebecca's blog with more sweet photos of our precious Daisy you can see  here and here




8 comments:

Beloved's Bride said...

OH, Mrs. Amelia. I am so sorry! This truly is a heartbreak! She was such a cute little thing! I know she brought your family such joy! I will be praying for sweet Rebecca.

Barbara said...

I am so sorry for your loss! Your post is a wonderful tribute to not only Little Daisy but also to the special provisions our Lord makes for us. The pictures and descriptions are priceless. Thank you for sharing with us.

debi said...

I came over once I read your message to me on Xanga, Amelia, and you are all in my thoughts and prayers!! How precious Little Daisy was to you and your family! These photos and words are so dear ... I'm sitting here crying with you!! You provided for her, and in return she brought you fun and joy! And yes, it is so very hard to understand! I do know how important our pets can be to us, and how they capture our hearts! I pray that God will fill that void in your hearts, and although it won't be exactly the same, He will bring to you what will bring you the most comfort! Blessings to you, my friend!! ((Hugs)) xo

P.S. Do look for a reply to your message on Xanga about the blog feeds.

The Saxophone Player's Wife said...

Oh, I am so sorry. Such a cute little duck. It's very hard to lose a dear pet.

Elizabeth said...

That is the sweetest story. I'll be praying and I'm so sorry you lost that sweet Daisy.

Gail said...

This is so, SO sad! I would've been in pieces on the floor. Daisy was such a cute little duck. I hope the pain in all of your hearts will ease over time.

auntie said...

Anelia, I am so sorry about your loss. The loss of a friend is something that is hard to understand. Maybe it happens to make you strong or to help you understand the impermanence of God's world here on earth. Bless you for being so good to one of God's little creatures.

good_to_be_home said...

So So sad. I'm so sorry about your adorable little duck. Much love.