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Old 08-30-2012, 11:45 PM   #51
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We still have the 8 kitties, but after spending many years of my life with a dog friend, I find it terribly lonely living without one now.

The old dog ran out of time about 4 or 5 months ago and having her put to sleep was the last loving act we could do for her. There was no quality of life left. She was ready to leave this life and let us know that for months.

I find myself still looking for her a dozen times a day and being careful not to step on her when I get up at night in the dark.

We have been rejected by several shelters because of no fenced yard and our age may not allow us to take one for daily walks. Breaks my heart!

We want a mixed breed, 20 pounds or less to be mainly a house dog. We put old dog out on leads at front and back door for her to do her thing, then she came back inside. Didn't really like being outside. Inside where her people are was the most interesting place for her.

She was 17 and never overweight. Sooo wish we could find another dog...
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Old 08-31-2012, 12:15 AM   #52
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I find myself still looking for her a dozen times a day and being careful not to step on her when I get up at night in the dark.
I do the same with our dog and he's been gone almost 8 years. Sometimes I swear I hear his collar rattle and him making his humpf noise.
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((((Spiner)))

I am so sorry your sweet darling has crossed the Rainbow Bridge.

It is the final act of love we can give them and much as it breaks our heart, please know that theirs is filled with gratitude you could help them leave the pain behind.

Perhaps you might contact some rescue groups and explain that you want an small house dog. Around here from what I've been told, some groups will specifically work with people who for various reasons, need to have small dogs.

I'll offer a pray that your heart heals from this loss and that the right dog comes into your life, so you can be their 'forever family'.
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Growing up we had a dog that did that. She was Mom and Dad's baby before I was born and she acted like a little human.
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One very smart dog!!!
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