I Wish I Had A River I Could Skate Away On…

December 30th, 2012 - 12:12 am KY Time

Howllo Fellow Basset Hound and Skating Away on River Lovers…Today I decided to make the tribute video for our Mayor.  Rivers meant so much to us as we meandered through the twists and turns, walking and smelling all of the rivers so wide.

I do wish I had a river I could skate away on…Thank you Joni Mitchell

I miss our Mayor so much.

More loving our Mayor Later…Cat, Chaps and Emma ATB with Chaps and Grandpa going on long walks.



  1. December 30th, 2012 | 1:51 am

    I Wish I Had A River I Could Skate Away On… http://t.co/d79XSDQx

  2. Paula
    December 30th, 2012 | 7:38 am

    very touching video Cat. My heart breaks for you; I know you miss those both of those beauties!

  3. Karen McDonough
    December 30th, 2012 | 9:27 am

    Oh Cat, That was so moving and so beautifully done. The music was so touching too. I don’t know how you were able to do it so perfectly. Thank you so much. I know that the whole of Basset Hound Town will appreciate it too.
    Love and hugs to you and Grandma.

  4. Candy and Bailey
    December 30th, 2012 | 10:00 am

    Just beautiful. I wish I lived closer so I could give you and Grandma a hug.


  5. December 30th, 2012 | 10:33 am

    I Wish I Had A River I Could Skate Away On… http://t.co/bYMq9Fy1

  6. Gabrielle
    December 30th, 2012 | 11:17 am

    Thank you so much for sharing your video with all the BassetHoundTown families, so touching and I am so sad for your loss of Emma and Chaps! Stay strong Cat a new beginning is just hours away as we welcome the New Year. Always in my heart and prayers!

  7. Cindy, Jethro Rugs, Oz and Harriet
    December 30th, 2012 | 11:43 am

    Ditto, with the hugs. That was very beautiful. You have lots of photos, videos and memories to cherish.

    Hugs and slobbery basset kisses from the Doyle household.

    Cindy, Jethro, Rugs, Oz and Harriet.

  8. joni brooks
    December 30th, 2012 | 4:30 pm

    Cat it must have been so difficult to put the tribute together but it is just beautiful. Still feeling your pain here in Fla.

  9. The Lee Family
    December 30th, 2012 | 5:30 pm

    What a wonderful tribute not only to Chaps but to Emma and Grandpa too. Thanks for sharing this awesome video with all of us who are feeling your pain of losing a 4 legged family member. xo

  10. Debbie and King Jb
    December 30th, 2012 | 7:05 pm

    That was beautiful Hugs from us Chaps and Emma will forever live on in many hearts They were so special to so many

  11. Maureen and Slinky
    December 30th, 2012 | 7:11 pm

    These photos make me so aware of what wonderful times I’ve shared with Slinky. My life wouldn’t be as sweet if I didn’t have her.

  12. Mary
    December 30th, 2012 | 8:49 pm

    Cat, what a beautiful, loving, and poignant tribute to your (and our) beloved Chaps–I watched it with tears streaming…{hugs}

    Mary, Harley, Biggs and Leo

  13. Sandy (Ollie's mom)
    December 30th, 2012 | 10:34 pm

    BEAUTIFUL!!! Keeping you & grandma in my prayers.

  14. December 31st, 2012 | 9:14 am

    Cat – that was perfectly beautiful. I had not heard that song before, but it fit exactly. We love you.

  15. dana
    December 31st, 2012 | 1:59 pm

    Tears. i have nothing but tears. Mayor Chaps always reminded me of my beautiful boy Beasley who went to the Bridge in 2009. i hope they are all together, having fun, taking walks at the River. RIP Chaps, give my Beasley a kiss for me, as well as Emma & Grandpa!


  16. Audra, Colby Chaps & Abby
    January 1st, 2013 | 12:06 am

    It took awhile for me to look at this — I guess I just don’t want it to be real or accept. It was such a beautiful video and tribute Cat. I know you miss our Big Daddy so much….we are grieving with you although I know it is the hardest on you. Chaps and Emma had a beautiful life because of YOU — no regrets, only wonderful memories. Love you

  17. Carol
    January 1st, 2013 | 3:10 pm

    I love Joni Mitchell, her voice is beautiful and perfect for Chaps and Emma’s memorial tribute to them and there life with you and their Gma and Gpa. 2012 is over, it leaves us with many kinds of memories, some happy and some sad, as many of us lost our beautiful kids to the bridge. Eventually the smiles of rememberance will out weigh the sadness.

  18. January 3rd, 2013 | 8:28 pm

    When I wake up in the morning
    I ask myself
    How will I get through this day
    Without You
    As I dress and prepare to start my day
    I wonder
    How will I go on
    Without You
    As the day slowly slips away
    I remember how you made me laugh
    And I smile
    Without You
    At the end of the day
    As I prepare to close my eyes
    I know in my HEART
    I couldn’t have gotten through the day
    –Author unknown

    My heart is with you Cat and I share your sadness. Cry when you want… laugh when you can. Please know you have a lot of friends who understand and send their love and hugs. oxoxo!

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