Hope this isn’t weird, but I just couldn’t resist posting photos of my beautiful pets at home (my previous home) even though they have both recently passed away. My heart is still so tender thinking about them.

Our cat was Ashley Scooter Pie, and she was the typical cat who only wanted love and attention on her terms. Haha! Of course she was the most loving when we were doing some sort of paperwork and she needed to plop down right on top of everything. Ashley loved to cuddle with our son the most, but loved all of us when she was hungry. :)

Scout was our sweet, lovable lab. I cannot say enough good things about her! Seriously, the perfect dog. She brought so much love to our family. Scout loved people, the beach, swimming and hiking, and she was my running buddy. Oh, and food. She loved all food. Anything even close to edible. Even a paper napkin with a smudge of mustard was fine with her.

I miss my pets very much, and I’m not at a place in life right now where I’m able to give a new pet the time and attention they require and deserve. But, who knows, someday down the road? :) Thanks for the opportunity to share.


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    Aaaaah Bren, I’m so glad you shared. Pets become family so of course you love them and then miss them. Yellow labs are a special breed for sure ?

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    Not weird at all. Our pets have such a special place in our hearts, don’t they? I love our puppy to bits, but I miss our first dog every single day. Thank you for sharing Scout and Ashley with us. I’m so sorry for your loss.

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    Oh, your Scout was a beauty and reminded me of ours. Our pets share so many good memories with us … It’s sad to say goodbye. Thanks for sharing the photo.

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    Not weird at all Bren. Thank you for sharing them! They are a part of your family and they are missed more than words can say once they are gone. I lost my best friend, a little golden shih-tzu, a little over two years ago. Yes, I have two dogs at home now, but I still miss him and think of him all the time. I’d give anything to have him back, to see him with the two I have now. But I gave him the best life I could and he taught me more than I can ever explain. In the end, that’s what I wanted to be able to say…I did my best and loved him with all my heart. I did! Time doesn’t heal all wounds, but it does make your memories more treasured and it has taught me to appreciate what I have in the present. I truly believe Murphy taught me that and that he also sent me Grayson. G needed a home and I think Murphy was telling me that it was time to give another little shih-tzu a home. So once again, I will do my very best. Take Care….

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        Thanks Wendy, for your support and for sharing your story. I especially loved what you wrote here… “Time doesn’t heal all wounds, but it does make your memories more treasured and it has taught me to appreciate what I have in the present.” So true!

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