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I Am Dealing With Pet Loss

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    Not Death, But That's What It Feels Like. - my first dog was a pug named Beauregard. we had him from a puppy. he was a chubby, roly-poly little thing with a stubborn streak that...
    Beebeeson Beebeeson 22-25, T 2 Responses Nov 21, 2010

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    Jordan - He was my heart. I loved him so much. He was like a son to me. Over 9 years he was with me, then just like that he's gone. I have no choice other than to accept it...
    orchid00 orchid00 26-30, F 1 Response Jan 14, 2013

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    My Family Member With Fur - I wish that September 10th 2010 was a horrible nightmare. Instead  every horrifying detail  came true of the dream I had on september 9th. My...
    annafayah604 annafayah604 31-35, F 3 Responses Sep 12, 2010

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    For My Goldy - Almost a year has gone by and I still feel his warmth. When I was nine years old he came into my life and he left this world 10 years later. My baby boi Goldy was...
    mznativeprincess mznativeprincess 18-21, F 2 Responses Oct 22, 2010

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    Goodbye Cujo And Mia - Cujo and Mia are the dachshunds I had for nine years. All of my life I've had cats and I get along very nicely with cats. When my son turned 12, people said...
    bloomingpsycho bloomingpsycho 46-50, F 2 Responses Nov 6, 2011

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    How Do I Begin To Explain What Life Without Peanut Is Like... - Up until 4 months ago, my adorable, little 4-year old chihuahua was a friendly, quirky bundle of energy and my...
    Peanutlove Peanutlove 31-35, F 2 Responses Feb 3, 2010

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    My Fluffy Is Gone - I am still sad after my rabbit dying on Sunday morning. 6 years ago I was in the city and went into a pet shop and saw the most beautiful rabbit and the pet...
    blurblebuble blurblebuble 36-40, F Jan 15, 2013

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    My Dog Sk - August 20th 2012 will be forever marked as the worst day in my life. If I am too live to a 100 or to 27, August 20th will remain the marked, marred, dark day. On August...
    hereweare99 hereweare99 22-25, M 5 Responses Sep 3, 2012

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    The Best 10 Years of My Life - Last night my 10 year old dog died in my arms. He was ill and did not survive a fight with my other dog. I think he died happy, he knew he was loved...
    xanderking xanderking 31-35 13 Responses Mar 2, 2009

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    I Miss You - buttercup you were daddy' girl You lovely little thing will miss you every day. I am crying as I write this I hope you are in better place. I hope you don't blame me...
    Darelsky Darelsky 26-30 Jul 11, 2013

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    Process Of Losing My 15 Year Old Pug - I'm writing now beyond devastation, my emotions are a wreck. My pug developed a tumor on his lip that was just diagnosed as malignant...
    jcmiami jcmiami 46-50, M 4 Responses Aug 27, 2012

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    Hurts So Incredibly Bad - My cat, Charlie, was like a son to me. He developed a neurological problem sometime last year which I suspect was a brain tumor. I begged the vet to run...
    crazycatlady616 crazycatlady616 22-25, F Jun 22, 2013

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    K-on I Miss You.. Rip - I don't even have words to convey what I feel. I recently lost K-On my La Pom in a car accident which i blame myself for. She was with me since she was 4...
    khushi6001 khushi6001 18-21, F 2 Responses May 3, 2012

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    I Had to Give Up My Dog - I HAD TO GIVE MY DOG OF 4 YEARS TO A SHELTER AS HE WAS HAVING ACCIDENTS IN THE HOUSE, BARKING AT PEOPLE AND I JUST DIDN'T HAVE TIME FOR HIM DUE TO MY WORK...
    pattyparisi pattyparisi 46-50 1 Response Aug 20, 2008

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    Gone Too Soon - Hello everyone, I am dealing with a really hard loss, the death of my German Shepherd Olga. What makes it harder is she was only two years old. It was two days ago...
    ChihuahuaSweetheart ChihuahuaSweetheart 26-30, F 2 Responses Feb 9, 2012

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    Someday It'll Happen. - My dog Aspenhad been gone for only about two months when we couldn't stand not having a dog. My dad started talking ttp us about another dog and what breed...
    Mississippiluva Mississippiluva 22-25, F 1 Response Aug 10, 2011

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    Last But Not Least. -  If you have read my last story you might already know what I am going to say, so here goes... I have been dealing with the loss of two of my dog, not...
    Jamie81390 Jamie81390 18-21, F 3 Responses Feb 1, 2010

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    I Bought A Kitten Along Her 3 Years Old Mother .kitten Was Really Adorable I Dubbed Her Name As Tezz.3 Days Ago At The Same Time He Was Sitting In My Room My Brother Came And...
    fahadejaz fahadejaz 18-21 1 Response May 4, 2013

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    Ginsey The Wonder Dog That Could Fly - We rescued a 6 month-old pit bull puppy from a no-kill shelter. She was my first dog I had as an adult. I would never inform her that she was...
    jeccaerin jeccaerin 22-25, F 4 Responses Feb 27, 2012

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    Rocky Rocket Ship - Four of my kittycats were together close to ten years. They were all strays and Rocky spent his first two years growing up outside, so when he would come into...
    eleanorssong eleanorssong 56-60, F 1 Response Nov 27, 2011

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    Tillie - About 3 years ago, we adopted a rescue dog named Tillie. Tillie was a Shih Tzu from a puppy farm, and when we got her, she weighed about 3 pounds and was skin and bones...
    terp1of3 terp1of3 56-60 Feb 15, 2013

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    A Baby And A Puppy. - Where do I start? Some people might think I'm just a stupid kid who likes to wait until last minute to pee but I'm much more than that. I have a large but...
    Mississippiluva Mississippiluva 22-25, F Jun 15, 2011

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    Dealing With 2 Losses - I had to have my Poodle Chien who was 16 years old put to sleep.   It was so peaceful, but still I miss him so much.   In August the cat...
    ArmstrongSusan ArmstrongSusan 61-65, F 1 Response Oct 7, 2009

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    My Sunshine Is Gone.. - I AM STILL DEALING WITH THE LOSS OF MY 19 YEAR OLD CAT,WHO PASSED AWAY ON FEB.02,2009 OF CANCER. SHE HAD NEVER BEEN SICK ONE DAY IN HER LIFE AND PASSED AWAY...
    janicekay janicekay 61-65 2 Responses Jun 28, 2009

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    Pugslee Ann - Pugslee Ann came into my life at a very difficult time.  My grandmother was passing away and I didn't think I could handle a dog at that point.  My...
    pugapoo1102 pugapoo1102 41-45 1 Response Oct 21, 2008

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    It Seems to Take So Long to Heal. - 9 months later and my pug is still in my dreams and I still sometimes sleep with his blanket.  I had to have him euthanized and I feel like...
    bree1000 bree1000 31-35, F 5 Responses Aug 10, 2008

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    I Cant Handle The Pain. - my cat Cutu was 8 years old. she was my everything. i never knew how painful losing your best friend would be, until 3 months ago. i still have such...
    LongLiveTaylorSwift LongLiveTaylorSwift 13-15, F 2 Responses Jul 19, 2013

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    Goodbye Little Man - Yesterday, my wonderful cat Pudsey was put to sleep suffering from kidney failure. One of the saddest days I have experienced. I don't know how old he was but...
    daygreen daygreen 46-50 2 Responses Jan 19, 2013

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    I Lost 2 Of My Dogs And Hoping My Thrird Will Make It A Little Longer -  A year ago today My dog of 13 years passed away, I still miss him every minuet of every day. I got...
    Jamie81390 Jamie81390 18-21, F 1 Response Dec 13, 2009

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    No Money For A New Start Please Help! - about a year ago my dog died of PARAINFLUENZA he was 8 year old he was my life i had him since he was a puppy and now he is gone, after a...
    JAR91 JAR91 18-21, F Jun 14, 2013

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    Heebie (sheebie) Rip 9-5-2009 - Heebie was a precious little treasure during the months that I was fortunate enough to have her in my care. Given to me by a friend, Heebie...
    afreimann afreimann 41-45, F 3 Responses Sep 5, 2009

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    The Loss Of My Best Friend..."juliet" -   A little over 10 years ago I added to my family two (4) legged furry little friends, Romeo and Juliet.  Even though I know...
    MRSA1126 MRSA1126 56-60, F 2 Responses Mar 4, 2011

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    Kinda glad we are over. Xx
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    Giving up a friendship and dealing with the grief of loss
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