October 2016

Capes 2000-2016

Our beloved dog Capes died on February 6, 2016. She was 15 years old, which is remarkable for a Chocolate Lab. But most importantly, she was my best friend. 

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She was born in 2000 came into my life in January of 2001 when she was 6 weeks and 6 days old. 

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Capes was quintessentially a water dog and loved to swim more than anything.

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She loved her family and was loved by Max and Izzy especially.

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She was a reluctant thespian.

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And she loved Christmas more than anything.

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She loved to hike (but really did not love running).

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Lynne was her #2 (and chief hiker).

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It was hard on her when Peka came into her life in 2012.

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And the saddest part of her life was her last year when Hector barged in.

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The last year was so difficult as her health failed and that young buck dominated the household (and our attention). I feel so sad about that.

 But Capes still found ways to snuggle up.

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Izzy and Max were both with her last summer - for the last time.

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I love that dog so much. 

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Capes: loved.

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