Thank you SO much for your thoughtful words! One of my vets in years gone by sent me a copy of the Rainbow Bridge story when I had to put down a beloved aussie/sheltie mix I had... its a lovely story and I DO believe that there will be a reunion down the line--there are going to be a fair number of pets waiting for me: Tiger, Smoky, Tinkerbell, Moonshadow, Skai, Maia, Mika, Apollo... and now there's Dawson. The youngest of them was 11 when she died, the oldest 18. All of them loving and loved.
I think pets are like babies: they are curious, open to new experiences, they are non-judgemental, and they teach us unconditional love. Maybe thats why those whose lives they touch are so often touched by others... 1860 days ago