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November 23, 2009



oh, I'm so sorry for your loss. A dog is NOT just a pet, they are part of our families.

The same thing happened to my parents' golden. Suddenly diagnosed with cancer and the next morning he was gone. Very sad.

Tania - Chicky Chicky Baby

Oh no! Not Merlin!

I am so sorry for your loss. All the things you described as being different without Merlin, the food on the floor, the dog bed, got me right in the heart. As the owner of two dogs who are heading into their golden years, this really hit home for me.

Please feel free to email me if you want someone to talk to! I'll be thinking of you and your family.


"You can't pick your relatives, but you can pick your pets."

So true. We picked our pet from a rescue, and we will be devastated when she is gone. I'm sorry for your loss.

Momma Hunt

I just found your blog from one of my other blogs. I have to say I know how hard it is. We put our dog down one year ago this october and I am still not really over it. I honestly wonder if I will ever be. I cried tons last christmas when his stocking and tree ornaments came out of the box. They are currently with is collar and favorite squeaky toy and his ashes that sit on my dresser (I just can't bear to bury him yet) I feel your pain, there are a lot of great books out there that I found helpful with my loss.

Secret Mom Thoughts

I'm so sorry for your loss. Pets are family. I well up thinking about losing my dog.


I am so sorry for your loss of Merlin. I too just lost my Emma, who just turned 14 Dec 13th. She died of a massive seisure on December 23. It's difficult to lose a furry child any time of the year, but especially hard at the holidays and I feel for you. My Emma was so happy go lucky and was always there for me. You are not alone in your grieving and I send my thoughts and prayers to you as well. Merlin and Emma are at peace and they I am positive they know we will always love them very much.

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