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A Tribute To Traci Girl

Wednesday, June 05, 2013

This has been a very sad week at our house. We made the decision on Monday to put our remaining old puppy down because she was so sick. We couldn't stand the thoughts of her suffering and knew that she missed Tiberius (her mate who passed away on January 26, 2013). I cried my eyes out Monday after we made the decision. Yesterday, hubby took her to the vet and held her while she went to sleep. I was so upset that we decided that it would be best if I didn't go. Instead, I went to water exercise, where I cried the whole morning. I did pay a visit to the doctor and he gave me a prescription to calm me down. We had both Traci and Tiberius for 15 years and their passing was actually like losing a regular family member. I woke up crying this morning but the tears did pass as I made a real effort to keep myself busy. Our two young puppies saw how upset I was and they crawled into my lap and licked the tears from my face and tried to comfort me. I'm not sure that they even understand that Traci is gone yet but they sure were a big comfort to hubby and me.

Hubby and I feel so blessed to have be graced with the lives of Traci and Tiberius. They leave such a big hole in our lives but the good times far outweigh the bad. Thank you God for the lives of our two precious babies. They may have been rescues but they really rescued us!

Member Comments About This Blog Post:
MZZCHIEF 6/12/2013 10:13PM

    So sorry to hear about the loss of your two older friends.
My two are now 13 and 14 years old... enjoying them while they are here...

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ROSEWCI 6/8/2013 6:17AM

    I'm so sorry for the loss of your loved ones. Please take all the time you need to grieve their loss...& take comfort that they will live on forever in your heart!

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L*I*T*A* 6/6/2013 9:59AM

    so soo sorry to hear about Traci..........
Missile and Razzle are with you both and am sure are offering comfort to you......
may they create new memories for you both..........
blessings and hugs..................lita

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MILLYMOUSE1 6/6/2013 4:21AM

    Big emoticon my little man Toby ( silky ) is blind and deaf and has Cushing's disease he has to be on meds to keep him going. I dread the day I have to say goodbye to him as I know I will be like you just cry my eyes out

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SLENDERELLA61 6/5/2013 11:43PM

    So sorry, Cyndi. I didn't know. I'm late reading this. I know how much it hurts. I still miss my old sheltie dog, Counselor, every day, and it's been quite a few years. Yet it is such a blessing to have that beautiful relationship in our lives. So glad you have your little ones - puppies and human! -Marsha

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LJCANNON 6/5/2013 8:25PM

    emoticon It often happens that a "Rescued" Pet ends up actually rescuing their Humans. I am sure that you were as much a Blessing to them as they were to you.
It is a hard time, but I know that you will endure with the Comfort of your Good Memories.

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