June 18, 2011 ~ August 18, 2019
‘Tyger’ (pronounced Tigger)- Texhoma Tyger was born June 2011 and became part of our family August of 2011. She passed August 2019 at home in her bed. (Luling TX).
When we got her it was by chance. We were on our way to see family in Oklahoma and I had to make a pit stop. There was a lady that had three bullie babies and she was one of them. We fell in love and because of her spunk and stripes, I called her Tyger (Tigger); she was the runt of the litter out of 13. She was small, but full of life. My husband says she’s the most expensive pit stop we’ve ever made, but definitely the most memorable and worth it.
She loved to go for a ride, but usually didn’t want to get out of the vehicle. She’d put her paws on either side of my husband’s face and her chin on his, then she’d give him kisses. She’d wag her nub of a tail and when I’d say ‘wiggle, wiggle, Tyg’, she’d wiggle her whole body. She was relentless when chasing the laser pointer and loved to play keep away with her toys. We played, don’t touch dad; she’d be on my husband’s lap and I would attempt to touch him and she would growl and snap…not to hurt me, it was just a game. If we were loved up, I’d tell her, ‘my dad’ and she would push her way between us. Obviously, she was daddy’s girl.
Our bullie Titan and our Lab Gyngur keep looking for her to come around a corner and pounce on them. She was notorious for sneaking up on Titan and pouncing on him. Both seem lost without her. Titan has been going and laying in front of her bed for hours. They both go through the house as if they are looking for her.
Your life was a blessing, your memory a treasure, you are loved beyond words and missed beyond measure.
You no longer greet me, as I walk through the door. You’re not there to make me smile, to make me laugh anymore. Life seems quiet without you, you were far more than a pet. You were a family member, a friend, a loving soul I’ll never forget. It will take time to heal-For the silence to go away. I still listen for you, and miss you every day. You were such a great companion, constant, loyal and true. My heart will always wear, the pawprints left by you.