I am so sorry to hear about Rusty! I know he was a part of you that will never be replaced. I hope you can remember the best of times and cherish them always. My thoughts, heart and prayers are with you at this most sad time of your life. Please take care!
I am do sorry, that is incredibly sad. After all those years dogs like Rusty are just as much part of the family as anybody else. I am sure he was incredibly lucky to have such a happy, fulfilling life in your home. Thinking of you, Abigail x
[...] I got through it all without crying—until I went down to the computer and finally read the brief blog post my mother had published about our loss. I cried, but I didn’t sob. And once I was in bed, although it took me awhile [...]
Losing a pet-companion is such a sad time, be it a dog, a horse, a cat. Given the life span of an animal we have to go through this so many times. Difficult as it is, I know i would not want to be without a pet.
Perhaps in a while another dog will come along to keep you company–there are never ‘replacements’–only another friend.
My heart is breaking along with you Lillian! I know how precious our pets are. We are facing Dagi’s last months now so I can feel your pain. Wasn’t Rusty a handsome friend! I agree with others hoping that maybe a new friend will come into your life.