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|04-17-2014, 06:59 PM||#1|
YT 6000 Club Member
Join Date: Nov 2003
Location: Seattle, WA
RIP Yoda Abraham Wu - 4/23/2002 to 4/17/2014
Yoda Abraham Wu
(April 23, 2002 to April 17, 2014)
Yoda's little body just couldn't handle his diabetes, cataracts, blindness, kidney and pancreas issues any more and he went off to Rainbow Bridge this morning (April 17, 2014). He was just six days shy of being twelve years old. He had a final last breakfast made by his Mommy and then he got his favorite Greenie treat after. Yoda went to Rainbow Bridge with a full and happy stomach. Eating was probably his favorite thing in the world besides cuddling with his parents.
Yoda will be joining his brother Winky and if you have any family members at Rainbow Bridge currently, please let them know about Yoda and welcome him.
Yoda taught us so much, about love, friendship, companionship and being a good person. He was our first buddy and we'll always cherish the time we got to spend with him, even though it was not nearly enough time.
For those of you that don't know, Yoda was the inspiration for YorkieTalk and the reason for its existence. Yoda's Mommy and I were new Yorkie parents and we just didn't know how to be a good Yorkie parent, so we founded YorkieTalk just over ten years ago. Yoda's face has been the YorkieTalk mascot since it was founded. We have made many friends, learned a lot, laughed a lot and cried some too. Yoda brought joy to everyone he met and he will always remain in our hearts and thoughts.
Yoda is a friendly little guy and he just wants his site to be a friendly little community for all Yorkie lovers. Yoda thanks you for being part of his community and wishes all his human skinfriends a happy, joyous fun life with their Yorkies.
After he became blind, his trademark green eyes become cloudy.
This is one of the favorite songs Yoda liked to listen to with us (or just a lot of it reminds us of him, even though the lyrics are about a girl)...
Good night, sweet dreams, and we'll always love you, our sweet Prince Yoda!
PS. Winky missed his big brother greatly while at Rainbow Bridge the past two and a half years and is joyed to have his best buddy ever back in his life.
|04-17-2014, 07:18 PM||#3|
♥ Maximo and Teddy
Join Date: Jun 2009
Location: Northern Virginia
To Yoda's Dad and Mom,
I am deeply sorry for your loss, and I am praying for your comfort. Yoda was obviously such a special boy and his legacy is this wonderful forum that he inspired.
Yoda, run free with your brother Winky at the Rainbow Bridge. You will always be in the hearts of the people here.
|04-17-2014, 07:24 PM||#4|
No Longer a Member
Join Date: Apr 2014
Location: Sanford, NC
I'm so saddened to read this. My deepest sympathy to your family. I understand the pain and loss, I've been there myself and know how you feel. No words can comfort you now, but knowing Yoda had a wonderful life, was deeply loved and loved you must bring you comfort. It may be hard to believe right now, but some day you'll smile at his memories. My heart goes out to you. I wish I'd known Yoda...I'm new here but hope to hear more about your little guy. God bless.
Sallye & Halo
|04-17-2014, 07:33 PM||#6|
Donating YT 10K Club Member
Join Date: Aug 2007
Location: S. W. Suburbs of Chicago, IL
I am so very sorry for the passing of Yoda. I'm sure he is together with his brother Winky. RIP sweet boy
“Never argue with a fool, onlookers may not be able to tell the difference.” Mark Twain
|04-17-2014, 07:34 PM||#7|
and Khloe Mae's too!
Join Date: Feb 2009
Location: Eastern Washington
Oh no, I am so sad to hear this... I am so sorry. Just know that because of him, many yorkie lives have been saved. I am so very thankful for YorkieTalk and I know a lot of people that feel the same way.
Michelle- mommy to Couver and Khloe Mae!
|04-17-2014, 07:41 PM||#9|
Love My Little Cuties
Join Date: Aug 2008
Location: Charleston, IL
RIP Yoda. I'm so sorry FE.
Finnigan & Gwenndilyn
|04-17-2014, 07:46 PM||#10|
Donating YT 500 Club Member
Join Date: Feb 2013
What a heartbreaking loss what a beautiful inspiration and development of community to come from that life my deepest sympathies go out to your family right now and my endebtted thanks as well for the opportunity to be here
Alyssa and Lilah
|04-17-2014, 07:52 PM||#11|
Join Date: May 2009
Location: Baltimore, Maryland
Such sad news. I'm so very sorry for your loss. My heart is breaking for you. RIP Little Yoda. You are greatly missed by many.
Kat Infinity Chloe ?
|04-17-2014, 07:55 PM||#12|
YT 3000 Club Member
Join Date: Apr 2009
I am very sorry for your loss & Pray that your heart heals fast. Now off little Angel, it's time for you to be with Winky again. Mommy & Daddy will miss you both but for now, wait with Winky at the bridge.
|04-17-2014, 08:15 PM||#13|
Loved by Maddie & Libby
Join Date: Feb 2005
Location: North Dakota
This is such terrible news and I'm so very sorry for your loss of Yoda. What a wonderful life you gave him. I send sincere and heartfelt sympathy and love to you. I feel so bad for you. God bless the memory of your precious Yoda.
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Memory is a country where I can go to see your face - but where do I go when I miss your embrace?
|04-17-2014, 08:18 PM||#14|
♥ Love My Tibbe! ♥
Join Date: Feb 2011
Location: D/FW, Texas
My heart breaks for you now that little Yoda has gone to the Rainbow Bridge, a trip he put off as long as he possibly could. But your little Prince is well again, and playing and running free now, satisfied with the wonderful, exciting trip he made through this world, together with his beloved mom and dad, and ready for his reunion with Winky and all our doggie angels already there and waiting for him. His YorkieTalk forum has and will continue to serve and benefit Yorkies and those that love them the whole world over and that's a towering achievement for anyone, let alone a tiny little terrier with big green eyes and a sweet, inquisitive little face, just wanting to be loved. I'm sure we'll all try our very best to continue to keep YorkieTalk a place Yoda will always be proud of - the single best place on the Internet for making friends and exchanging good information, advice and opinions on all things Yorkie. We'll never forget you, Yoda Abraham Wu.
Jeanie and Tibbe
One must do the best one can. You may get some marks for a very imperfect answer: you will certainly get none for leaving the question alone. C. S. Lewis
|04-17-2014, 08:30 PM||#15|
Action Jackson ♥
Join Date: Dec 2008
RIP sweet Yoda.
~ Brit & Lights! Camera! Jackson! CGC ETD TKP ~