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Saying goodbye

We have learned lately that there is little limit to the amount of change that a day can bring. Less than twenty-four hours and our lives have been changed forever.

I used exactly this title five years ago when we had to say goodbye to Diamond, and now we lost have another beloved member of our family in saying goodbye to Moose. He'd been getting old, but the loss was still sudden. He woke up yesterday acting a little under the weather, and by midnight he seemed to be suffering from vertigo, but after an emergency vet visit first thing this morning, we learned that a cancer, which we weren't aware of, had caused sudden catastrophic damage. And again, as with Diamond, we found ourselves having to make the decision to let him go.

We had twelve wonderful years with little Moose, and not one of them would we trade for relief from the sorrow we feel now.


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Reader Comments (1)

So sorry for the loss of your furry friend. What beautiful pictures you have to go along with the memories of him. We just recently lost our 12 yr old Golden Retriever - he died suddenly while fetching a ball. Losing a pet is so hard. My heart goes out to you!
March 19, 2012 | Unregistered CommenterAmy

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