Farewell Bimble and Pimble

This post has been a long time coming.

For those who don’t know the origin of my blog name Bimble and Pimble refer to the two doggo loves of my life, Button T. Wuzzle, Esq. and Popsicle O’Snuffle. When I started on this sewing journey back in 2011 and wanted to throw my escapades out into the ether a blog name just wouldn’t come to me. In frustration, I looked down at my two constant companions and decided to name it after them. So Bimble + Pimble was born and it was a lovely reminder of my little buddies each time I sewed. I mean, apart from them sleeping on/at my feet or demanding we play ball rather than sew…

I think it is pretty obvious where this narrative is going, but after months of slow health decline and at 14 and 12 years of age respectively, my girls crossed the rainbow bridge in July and September. Losing them so close together has been devastating but it makes sense in an odd way that Poppy just couldn’t be without Button. They lived long and joyful lives and were comfortable and happy until the very end.

Rather than dwell on the sadness of their passing, I wanted to take up a small slice of the internet to share a couple of my favourite photos of the girls doing what they did best. Vale Bimble and Pimble.

Miss Bimble at the park, contemplating ham.
Miss Pimble at home, contemplating birds.
Poppy was never keen on photos and would go limp when I held her.
Button was a ham hound who always wanted to see what I was up to.

Comments

  1. I’m so happy to see their smiling faces again. I’m sure they’re enjoying life beyond the rainbow bridge. What a wonderful life you gave them. They never stay with us long enough. <3

  2. What a lovely tribute post Amanda. My little cocker spaniel is sooo difficult to photograph- I wish that she’d stay still like Poppy! Your photos are lovely keepsakes x

  3. I’m so sorry! It’s awful when our pets go, but they will still live on in your blog name (my blog is named after my first cat). And those wee faces!! What lovely photos.

  4. Aw, Amanda! Just seeing this post and so sorry for your loss. They sure looked like they were loved to the fullest. Sending hugs across the miles. Thanks for being such a good fur mommy. ❤️

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