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  1. My Beautiful Copper... It's only been a month and I miss you so much everyday.

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    My family recently lost our first golden retriever about a week and a half into the COVID pandemic (In the middle of the night on March 24th). His name was Copper and he was the most loving and amazing dog I've ever owned. Copper passed away very suddenly and unexpectedly, about a month before...
  2. My Goldens - 2 out of 3 died from cancer

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    I found this site because my Max died on 12/14/2013. I took him to the vet on 11/5/2013 for what I thought was a bad tooth since he didn't seem to want to chew his "cookies". That cancer word came up and within days he went from being happy and bouncy, to hanging on to death door. I hadn't even...
  3. I miss my best friend Bono.

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    It's been almost two full weeks since we had to put down my best friend, Bono. He had breathing problems and we all knew it had to be done. The first few days was extremely hard, many tears shed and nights spent awake thinking of how we could have done things differently, but then it all seemed...
  4. I miss my boy and I don't know how to deal :(

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    My best friend was put to sleep today. It's been 12 hours since it's happened and I'm an emotional wreck. I cry every 20 minutes and can't come to terms with it. I miss him so so so so so much. It hurts so bad. Please are there any tips for making the transition from having a pet to not having...
  5. Poem — The Dragonfly

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    A friend just sent me this post ... it's along the lines of the Rainbow Bridge .... The Dragonfly Once, in a little pond, in the muddy water under the lily pads, there lived a little water beetle in a community of water beetles. They lived a simple and comfortable life in the pond with few...
  6. Alfy... Nosbodin Soul Music

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    I've never had any human siblings, but Alfy was a little brother to me... we got jealous of each other growing up, I took the piss out of him, he'd ignore me sometimes, but at the end of the day, we loved each other so dearly... he'd lick me for hours and I'd stroke him for hours. He passed...