Animal Companion Remembrances

Kala

Kala, best friend of Sue Feria for 15 1/2 years. Kala and Sue teamed together through Portuguese Water Dog water work, retrieving, agility, and her favorite, Doggie Dancing. Remembrance donation by Judith Wolfe, July 2011, and by Susan Perla, December 2011.

Alex

Alex, friend and loving companion of Judy Shapiro, New York, NY. Remembrance donations by Judith Wolfe and Barbara Rosenthal. July 2009, and by Judith Shapiro December 2011.

Pippi Longstocking

Pippi Longstocking

In loving memory of our old friend Pippi Longstocking — here watching TV with the whole family — who will never be forgotten. Remembrance donation by Elizabeth Anticaglia and family, December 2011.

Molly

In honor of Molly, loving companion and best friend to Pak-hing Kan for 17 wonderful years, here in her famous polar bear pose. Remembrance donation by Molly’s good friends and neighbors, Mickey and Peter Bickford, December 2011.

Wally

Wally

In loving memory of Wally, delightful and special companion of Ruth and Gary Klein, who at 9 1/2 years old was taken too soon and too suddenly. Remembrance donation by Judith Wolfe, November 2011.

Frederick the Fourth

Frederick the Fourth

OUR FIRST FISH REMEMBRANCE! Frederick the Fourth, a fish with personality, swam and frolicked with the Miller Family of Palm Desert, California, including our very first remembrance animal, Franklin. Remembrance donation by Joan Scheier, October 2011.

Veet

Veet

Remembering 11-year old Veet, the beautiful, loving companion of Chuck Cerbini and his family. Remembrance donation by Judith Wolfe, July 2011.

Pumpkin

Pumpkin

In memory of Pumpkin, loyal friend to Claudia Trainer. She loved going to the park in Forest Hills, NY to meet all her dog and people friends — of which she had many. Remembrance donation by Joan Scheier, June 2011.

Chaplin

Chaplin

In honor of Chaplin, the light of Barbara Rosenthal’s life, and a social butterfly with his own e-mail address (“chaplin4paws”), who succumbed to his cancer soon after Barbara’s untimely loss (see the tribute to our great friend and supporter Barbara Rosenthal.) Remembrance donations by Judy Wolfe, Peter and Mickey Bickford, Muriel Danon, Dorothy Newshan, Ferne Spieler and Joan Scheier, April 2011.

Cassie

In memory of Cassie, adopted by Ron & Erika Surkin when she was about one year old. Found hanging around a barn where Erika boarded her horse, Cassie not only loved having the run of Ron & Erika’s 7-acre estate in Chester Heights, PA, but also developed into a wonderful therapy dog, helping Erika in her counseling of children and adolescents. Cassie lived to the happy old age of about 13. Remembrance donation by Dean Surkin and Jacqueline Birnbaum, March 2011.