Good night, sweet boy

We have loved you every day for the last 13 years. And we will miss you every day for the rest of our lives.

Rest well, sweet Ripley. Until we meet again.

June 5, 1998 – August 29, 2011



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76 responses to “Good night, sweet boy

  1. Jerry

    R.I.P. Ripley. Say Meow to my cat Mr. Blaque and dog Mister Mojo Ryzen.

  2. Oh no, I am so sorry Mayzie and Mom and Dad. That is so sad. We are sending tons of purrs and woofs and big hugs to the humans. We know all of you are so sad. We are shedding a bunch of tears ourselves. So sorry.

  3. Oh Mayzie’s family we will say pawerful prayers that your hearts find healing. I bet the Cap’n is pirating the high seas as we speak.

    Nubbin wiggles & hugs,
    Oskar & Pam

  4. flash and ollie

    So sorry!!! We send huge hugs your way.

  5. I am so sorry for your loss..pets leave and hearts break..God bless you and hold you in his arms tonight..

    Georgie and the gang send prayers for you today..

  6. I am very sorry. Rest in peace, good kitteh.

  7. Oh no we are soo very sorry to hear this. Puurs to you all.

  8. I’m so sorry, Mayzie and all, especially Mom and Dad who have loved Ripley long and loyal. May Ripley rest in peace, and may your hearts soon heal. So sorry, my friend.

  9. Oh sweet Mayzie and family, we are heartbroken for you. We know how special Captain Ripley was to all of you. So very sorry. Soft woos and gentle hugs from all of us.

    Woos ~ Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning and Mom

  10. Oh Mayzie, Ranger, Mom and Dad. We are so sorry for your loss of the brave Captain. We will light a candle for him.

    -Gizmo, Bart and Ruby

  11. littlemissjackie

    Oh dear, we are so sorry to hear about Mr. Cap’n Ripley. How sad. We are praying for all of your sweet hearts to heal from the hurts and sadness.

    Luvs and smooches,

    Jackie, Dillon, and family

  12. We are so sad to hear this. We know he has been a part of your family for so long, I can’t imagine how hard this must be. We’re thinking of you guys….

  13. Gail

    To Cap’n Ripley’s Crew-
    We are so sorry to hear about the Captain’s passing. We know that you will miss him very much and we’re thinking of you and sending pawsative peaceful thoughts your way.
    Love and Kisses from Lewi, Kibbie, Daisy and Gail
    pee s. Lewi sends growls and bites too. He says that you will know that means he is thinking extra hard about all of you.

  14. Mayzie and family… we are so saddened by this news. You are in our thoughts and prayers.

    We imagine the Captain is at the helm of a magnificent barque sailing the ocean blue having wonderful adventures with his crew.

    Sail on, Captain!

    Sam and Pippen

  15. Frankie Furter

    Dearest Mayzie, Brudder Ranger, and your mom and dad. My heart is broken fur you. My your wonderful memories of sweet Cap’n Ripley sustain you during this difficult time.
    Smooth Sailin Cap’n Ripley.

  16. So sorry to hear this, I know you are all grieving the sweet little creature who graced your lives for so long. Wishing you peace. Tonka, Daisy and mom

  17. Oh my goodness we are so sorry to hear about beautiful Ripley
    Benny & Lily

  18. Pip

    Oh no, I am so sorry. Cap’n Ripley was one of my all time favorite blogville kitties. He was a beautiful boy with a wonderful spirit. Run free, sail on …


  19. miss mayzie,

    me and asa and mama are so very very sorry to hear that cap’n ripley had to set sail for the rainbow bridge. we are thinkin’ of you and your pack super duper much and sendin’ our biggest comforting huggles.

    the booker man

  20. OoH sweet Mayzie,
    Mom and me is so very sorry to hear dis news and our hearts are breaking.
    We are sending lots of luv to you, Brudder Ranger and your sweet Momma and Dad. You are in our thoughts and prayers.
    Rest in Peace Cap’n Ripley.

    Blessings and Love,
    Maggie Mae and mom

  21. I am so very sorry to hear this news. My heart is broken for you.

    Please know you’re being held in our hearts as you grieve.

  22. I am so very sorry to hear about your loss! I recently lost my 15.5 yo boy, Kodak, so I know the pain you are feeling! Rest in Pece Ripley. You were loved and will never be forgotten!

  23. We are so very sorry to hear this, lots of hugs being sent your way.

    Beth (Dory’s Mama)

  24. Mr. Nubbin'

    Oh Amber! My heart is breaking. He was so sweet and lovable. I love how Doug could get him going with his pirate-ness.

    Sending you all big hugs!

    Love you guys.

    Doug, Carroll and the gang.

  25. Oh Mayzie
    I’m just heawtbwoken
    I was just hewe sending Cap love and am just cwushed that he didn’t make it
    What a wondewful bwofuw and boy he was. I’m so vewy vewy sowwy fow youw loss and fow the pain all of youw family has in theiw heawts
    all my love and healing smoochie kisses fow youw heawtbweak

  26. Oh no! I am so very sad to read this. I thought Cap’n Ripley was just too tough and stubborn to die. I feel certain that he’s leading his merry band of pirates on the high seas over the Bridge already, though. We are so very sorry for your loss! Hugs and gentle Greyhound leans to you. We’re thinking of you!

    Bunny and her mom

  27. Oh nOOOOOOO! Tears of sadness we are so sorry Mazsie and family 😦 Don’t know what to say.

  28. Anouk and Ziggy

    Dear Mayzie and your family,
    Anouk, Ziggy and I have just started reading your blog. We’re very sad to hear of the Cap’n’s passing, but we are sure that he’s up there navigating a big pirate ship around the stars and is watching over you all.
    Life Ends, Love Doesn’t
    A & Z

  29. Oh, no. I am so sorry, Amber, Mayzie, and Ranger, for your loss. We’re thinkin’ of you guys and are always here if you need to talk about anything. 😦

  30. Oh, we are so sorry to hear this news. Our hearts go out to yours. OUr thoughts and prayers are with you too.

    Diana and Jazzi and Addy

  31. Stella from Down Under

    Hello, we came over from Maggie Mae’s blog. Sending sincere condolences on the loss of your beloved Ripley. Love Carol (and Stella)

  32. oh no mayzie im very sad to hear this …. we’ll turn a candle for him immediately and send our message for our angel chico to meet him at the gates……..he will show him all the wonderful things that await him until we all meet again

    pibble sniffles and lots of slobbers for you
    the pittie pack

  33. Dear sweet Miss Mayzie and family – we were so sad to hear this news and we have heavy hearts now. But what a great life Capt’n Ripley had with you all – and as all the wise pups and kits are already saying we know that he’s sailing the 7 seas right now at the Rainbow Bridge! We bet there was a huge pawty when he sailed his pirate ship up that Rainbow to meet his buddies on the other side of the Bridge! Much love – JD and Max

  34. Dear Mayzie Dog and your hu-mans, we were fery sad to read that another loved fur baby has made the Journey to the Rainbow Bridge. It was been a fery sad year. It does sound like your furiend Ripley hafed a fery good life wif you all and you loved him fery much (efen though he be a cat.) Tell him to say hello to my best sister Neve and all my good friends what went before him to that bridge place this year.

    Sending kind tail wags to wooo, and some gentle licks for your hu-mans,
    Ruger the Blue Heeler (from DWB) and my hu-Mum

  35. Dear Mayzie and Family,
    We are really sorry to hear about Cap’n Ripley. *hugs* to your momma. Our thoughts are with you all.

  36. We are so sorry for your loss. When a loved one leaves, they take a piece of our hearts, but our hearts are a LOT bigger for having had them to love, so we can spare a piece until we meet again… Our thoughts and prayers for happy memories to flood your spirit and help you through this time. Love from Grammy and the Country Corgi Crew

  37. I’m so sorry for your loss. Losing our furkids it’s just as piainful as a human. Just know tough have him the best life possible. Rest in peace lil guy. 😦

  38. Oh no! We’are sooo sorry to hear about Cap’n Ripley, the pirate cat. But we know that he had 13 years of love and happiness.

    XXXOOO Daisy, Kendra & Bella

  39. We just got our power back on from Hurricane, Irene. We are so sorry to hear about Cap’n Ripley. Our hearts are breaking for you.

    Love ya lots,
    Maggie and MItch

  40. Miss Mayzie,
    How sad for you and your family. He sure will be missed. What a good long life for him, but still too short a time to spend with those who loved him.


  41. Dear Mayzie, Mom, Dad, Abby and Ranger,
    Mom and I are heartbroken to read this news. Cap’n Ripley was a dear sweet friend to me. He was a Poet and Pirate who won my heart with his first Argggg and made me laugh every time he spoke.
    Run free my sweet handsome friend,
    Hugs from your Maiden Fair,

  42. We are so very sorry to hear about Ripley. We’re sending hugs to your sweet family.

    Sad Sugars,

  43. Lots of tears here for the loss of your Cap’n. It sure was fun to get to know his piratey self and he will be sorely missed. Our thoughts are with your family and we know he left you with so many wonderfully happy memories to comfort you. Take care.

    The Road Dogs

  44. We are so sorry to hear about the loss of your beloved Cap’n. We are sure he will be shining down on you from above and watching over you your family. RIP Cap’n. Sniffs, The HoundDogs

  45. Sarge

    I’m so sorry to hear about Cap’n Riley. I am sending all of my bestest loving vibes to your whole pack while you grieve. He’s over the rainbow and watching over all of you. Sweet angel.
    Grr and a Mournful Woof,
    Sarge, COP

  46. We are so, so sorry for your loss. What a lucky boy to have had 13 years of love in such a wonderful family. He will be missed, not just by your lovely family but by this community who has gotten to know him. Sending warm thoughts and a big, virtual hug.

  47. We are so very sorry to hear about Ripley……we are sending you all purrs and kitty kisses….

  48. We are so very very sorry for you guys losing your beloved Ripley !!!! I hate that part of pet loving ~~~~ the end!!!! I hate to lose one!!! I want them to live forever!!!
    RIP Ripley !!!!!!
    xx. Fern

  49. He was the best pirate cat this world has ever known. Through you he brought joy and laughter to so many people, and he will not be forgotten.

  50. A big hug to each of you from each of us. He had such a beautiful long life, bossing everybody around and loving you in his own special way.

  51. Maisie's Mom

    oh, I am so so sorry for your loss. 😦

  52. So sorry….sweet blessings to a beautiful spirit!

  53. Oh no… I’m so very saddened to hear this news! You are all in the thoughts of me and my family… it’s never easy losing a loved on, but I hope your comforted by the wonderful life you gave him and the wonderful memories you have.
    -Corbin & Family.

  54. Dear Mazie, Brudder Ranger and family

    We are so sorry to hear about Cap’n Ripley. We know he was well loved and cared for, and that he will always be missed.

    gussie n teka

  55. Oh my. We’re breaking out the tissue box…so sad. Sending you lots of Scottie love. Bye Bye Cap’n. Aye Aye ’til you meet your peeps and family again.

    Roo, Stuart

  56. We are so very sorry to hear of Cap’n Ripley’s passing. May you find comfort in your memories of your sweet boy.

  57. We are all so very sorry to hear of your loss. Cap’n Ripley will be safe in your hearts forever.

  58. Oh noes Mayzie! I so sorry to hear about Ripley cat’s passing, you all must be missing him so much! Momma knows how hard it can be and is hoping you all are able to hold on to all the wonderful memories you have of him. We are sending many good thoughts, hugs and purrrrrrrrrrrrrrrs.

  59. I am SO very sorry to hear about your loss. The month has claimed many of our great pals. We lost my brother Samick on August 4 this year as well.

  60. Jed & Abby in MerryLand

    Oh, Miss Mayzie & Brudder Ranger and mom & dad, we are so very sorry for your loss. Cap’n Ripley will be sorely missed.

    Jed & Abby

  61. We hopped over again from Madi’s. Our biggest purrs and purrayers go out to you. The Capn was obviously loved by many and will be greatly missed. **nosetaps**

  62. I am so very saddened to hear this awful news my heart aches for you Mayzie, Ranger and your pawrents. Molly, Richie and all our furiends who have gone before will have all been there at the bridge to welcome the Captain and show his all the best sun-nappin spots. Please know we will keep you in our hearts and our prayers at this difficult time for you all.

    With Much love
    Momma Tea, Ronnii & Uji
    x x x xxx x

  63. Roo

    Hugs to you and your family Mayzie.

    The Roo Family

  64. Joann G (Ma & Froggie)

    I know it’s something sad cuz Ma’s eyes are dripping. I wood give you lots of lickies in the face if I cood. Love, Froggie

  65. I am heartbroken for you. You have had too much sadness this year! I’m so sorry. Thank you for sharing with us so that we can grieve with you. We will miss you, Cap’n.

  66. So sorry for your loss. 😦 Run free at the Bridge!

  67. Tank

    I’m very sorry Mayzie.

  68. Oh, Mayzie, I’m so, so sorry. Cap’n Ripley was well-loved, that’s for sure. Hug your human a little closer tonight – I’ll bet she would love that.

  69. Sam

    We are so sorry. We are sending you hugs…


  70. Oh Mayzie …
    We truly are sorry for your loss of such a special kitty. Sending lots and lots of love to you all. May you be comforted in the difficult days ahead,

  71. I’m so very sorry for your loss of sweet Ripley. Purrs and paws crossed for you.

  72. Remington

    I am so sorry to hear about your Ripley….

  73. Dearest Mayzie and family,

    We are so full of the sadness to hear that the good Cap’n has sailed on.

    He had the best life possible and will carry your love with him as he travels the high seas, regaling all he meets with tales of life with his most beautiful brindle-furred sister and his amazing family.

    Until you all meet again….

    Much love, The HoneyBuzz & Mom

  74. Tucker

    Oh Mayzie, I am so sorry that Ripley had to go to the Rainbow Bridge. I hopes he meets my kitteh brudder Troubles there. I’m sure they will make bestest friends.

    woof – Tucker

  75. Miss Mayzie and family, I am just now catching up on blogs and have read your post. I am so sad to read about Cap’n Ripley. We’re sending lots of snuggles your way.

    Comforting wags,
    Zona and Mom

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