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November 2010

Thursday, November 25, 2010

I and my family are feeling quite devastated now.

I've lost both human family members and elderly dogs in the past, and while it is very, very sad to lose a beloved family member who at least has lived a good long life, it is awful to lose family members many years before their time. On top of that, now we have also lost a family member who was still definitely in the "young" part of her lifespan (our beloved dog-child.)

When you love someone as family, it doesn't matter if they are human or not; what matters is that they love you in return - and dogs tend to do this with all their hearts. For these compassionate intelligent little beings, their whole LIFE revolves around their family, species notwithstanding.

I don't know what to say right now, really. The pain is so acute, so strong. Our whole family - parents, kids, the other dog - we are all grieving so much. At least we have each other to be with at this time.

But none of us wants to celebrate Thanksgiving this year.

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
RUTGERSM0M 11/25/2010 6:10PM

    I am sorry to hear about your lost. I have had a few the past couple of years and it does not get easier. I hope you and your family find some peace and comfort together.

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