1/9/1997 - 12/18/2013Sophie,
When we looked at your darling puppy face almost 17 years ago, we just knew you wouldn’t be any problem. We were so wrong! You were all Terrier: playful escape artist; willful and feisty canine; food-stealing, garden-digging, bunny-chasing, jumping, yapping whirlwind. But you also loved to cuddle and give kisses. Even in your later years, when you mellowed somewhat, you had more personality than any dog we’ve ever known.

You made us laugh, and now we cry as we mourn your loss. I am so glad that you died at home on your own terms, the way you lived your life. I was proud of your bravery at the end. I hope you had the time of your life with us. We sure did. We will always love you.

Collar off, “Poocha,” collar off.
Kathy Louden MorgavanGurnee, IllinoisDecember 18, 2013
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We are deeply sorry for your loss, Kathy and Drew. Sophie was a fiesty, adorable girl. We will always remember her chasing Kelly around your yard in Lake Zurich when they were both quite young. And we'll also remember how Sophie loved to bark when the kids rode down the slide into your swimming pool! She was so alert... a definite member of your family! She will be missed very much. God Bless you both during this difficult time.

Love, Liz and Marty
Liz and Marty Bush - December 31, 2013
So sorry to hear of your loss. Sophie will be greatly missed. We think of her often as she and our Sandy are almost like twins. Our thouts are with Kathy and Drew in during the sorrowfilled time.Linda and Vik Nikutin - December 31, 2013
My sympathies to your family, she was such a blessing. She will be missed but never forgotten. Merry Christmas to your family. Remember the good times.Teresa Santos - December 24, 2013
What a truly remarkable girl Sophie was - she brought so much joy to those around her. I know she will be so missed, and never forgotten.Dr. Juliana Lyles - December 21, 2013
Sophie had an independent spirit and playful heart. She always greeted me with lots of love when I came into the house, and we enjoyed taking a walk around the neighborhood whenever I came to visit. I'll never forget her as she was a much a part of so many good memories spent with my family. Miss and love you lots! -MeghanMeghan Morgavan - December 21, 2013
My sympathies to you and yours. Losing part of a family is a hard thing. I hope Sophie is finding much joy in chasing rabbits, squirrels and performing daring escapes in doggie heaven.

Dan Davis - December 21, 2013
I'm so sorry to hear about your loss. Reading your description of Sophie sounds just like my 10yr old pug Cozmo.Unfortunately, he has liver issues and the prognosis does not look great. All the love for you and your family.Pritesh Patel - December 21, 2013
I met Sophie when she was four years old (in the autumn of 2001). She was a ball of energy! I remember all of the holidays we spent watching Sophie open gifts, getting caught up playing with the wrapping paper.

Sophie was a terrific dog and we will miss her dearly. Our thoughts are with Kathy and Drew in this difficult time.
Brian Rosenberg - December 20, 2013
Godspeed, baby girl. Sophie is waiting for you at the Rainbow Bridge.Nathalie Fridey - December 19, 2013
Your e-mails to Dan about your Sophie always made me smile. Dogs make our lives so much brighter in every way. So sorry for your loss. 17 years together is an amazing gift.Debbie Davis - December 19, 2013

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