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I Have Lost a Beloved Pet

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    my big yello lap dog he was a mixture he.

    ..he helped me when i was a little kid, he was beaten and a aboused in texes but my aunt saved him and brought him were my grandma lived she brought him there and alot of years wint by im 13 now he died a few years ago of canser he cound not eat left up his head nothing...but...
    TheRainbowDino TheRainbowDino 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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    About three and a half years ago I lost my

    beloved Blitz. We'd been together since i was a baby. She passed from kidney failure. She was only 11. Blitz had long calico hair and the prettiest green eyes. We slept together at night and played during the day. I still have her collar and pictures of her in a box. Today I...
    DancerGal3 DancerGal3 13-15, F 2 Responses Sep 18

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    funlecy1 funlecy1 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 15

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    Pet Reincarnation: The Love Connection

    When my sable ferret, Cody (my first of 7) died last month, I was devastated. I had had to give him to a vet friend because my husband and I were moving out of the country.When I went back to visit him he had gotten so grey and thin. I told him I would come back to get him...
    buffalotus buffalotus 51-55, F 20 Responses Jan 25, 2009

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    My Bestfriend Died

    I have always been a loner. Princess you were the best dog a person could ask for. Without prejudice you loved me. I am ugly, fat, and messy but you didn't care about those things. Every day you made me feel good, you were always so happy to see me when I got home from work. When...
    deluxe2027 deluxe2027 31-35, M 2 Responses Aug 11, 2012

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    "Gone in my arms"Today,

    me and my family bid a tearful farewell to our beloved companion and best friend, Reagan.She was the sweetest girl with a lovely soul and disposition.She died in my arms as the vets gently guided her to the Rainbow Bridge, hearing her last breath echo through the room..Reagan, I...
    XxxFallenAngelxxX XxxFallenAngelxxX 22-25, F 2 Responses Sep 15

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    I'll Miss You My Friend

    Today, my big baby, my 9 nine old cat had a stroke and I had to put him down. My room mate layed him to rest. Coco was a 30 pd tomcat. He was a lover, gentle to all my other pets. He purred till he took his last breath. I am in pain, I will miss my big baby. A young morning...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze 56-60, F 7 Responses Sep 29, 2013

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    Carlie

    I have lost several beloved pets during my life, but this story is actually not about my pet, but my neighbor's.  My next-door neighbor is a single 36-year old woman.  She is pretty, and sweet, but for some reason she never settled down with anyone--not for lack of...
    Avice Avice 22-25, F 17 Responses Feb 14, 2008

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    Tonight my beloved cat,

    Dunkin, was sent to heaven to be with his sister. You were a good boy everyday of your life. You will be with me forever my baby.
    funlecy1 funlecy1 46-50, F 8 Responses Oct 11

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    I lost my cat to a deadly virus this week

    and I buried him but an animal desecrated his grave. I don't have anyone to talk to because I don't want to burden anyone with my sorrow too much. For many years now, he was my only companion and I secretly loved him even more than my Husband, who I see very rarely and haven't...
    DubsChemGirl DubsChemGirl 26-30, F 3 Responses Dec 6

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    George

    I did in May and I'm finally writing about this now. Since I was a young child, I've always loved animals. I was 13 and working at a farm in exchange for riding the owner's horses. Well then came George.  He was a nice Arabian Bay Gelding. He was 2 years old and green broke...
    SarcasmQueen SarcasmQueen 36-40, F 9 Responses Aug 2, 2013

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    Today marks 31 days since I've seen your sweet

    sweet face.. Today also marks your 3rd birthday baby boy.. Even after one month, today is especially hard.. Each day don't get better and each day makes me miss you more.. I hope that you're at peace and happy up there.. I hope you made new friends.. Everyone you met always said...
    aiahlove aiahlove 18-21, F 4 Responses Oct 31

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    The ONLY thing that makes me happy was taken

    from me just over a week ago. My beautiful Jack Russell Lucy. Far too young. I was at work when I got the call "what do you want to do?" Of course I couldn't really answer that being 4 hours away stuck in camp. Far too distraught but it happened anyways. I never got to see...
    Recklessdesires Recklessdesires 31-35, F 10 Responses Jun 29

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    My cat Armand ran away two months ago.

    . . we still haven't found him. I really miss him; he loved to cuddle.
    RebekahWriter13 RebekahWriter13 31-35, F 5 Responses Oct 11

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    Today marks the second anniversary of

    when my cat Sam passed away. He died on October 30, 2012 the day before Halloween night. It was a rainy night when we drove over to the Animal hospital that was not that far away from us. I had this gut awful feeling in the pit of my stomach that this would be the last time we...
    Sara600 Sara600 56-60, F 1 Response Oct 30

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    In June last year I lost my dear Lottie.

    . She was the sister to the cat I have now.. I was really really distraught.. We have allocated a place in our garden with a water feature where her ashes lie ... Rest in peace Lottie.. Forever in my heart
    saxappeal saxappeal 46-50, F 3 Responses May 12

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    I have lost my puppy.

    I only had him for a year but I feels like longer. I just can't deal I don't see how someone can hit a dog and not even stop to see if he's ok. Husky kins 2013-2014 I will miss you With all my heart
    forders forders 13-15, F 3 Responses Sep 17

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    Dunkin has been gone

    for 24 hours now. My beautiful boy was always by my side, purring, and cuddling. I feel lost and alone.
    funlecy1 funlecy1 46-50, F 7 Responses Oct 12

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    The Sheeba

    I was with her yesterday. Her wise and gentle eyes looked right into mine shortly before she took her last breath. All i could do is whisper "thank you, thank you for everything". She went as peacefully as she lived. Her body comfortably stretched out on a blanket. If i didn't...
    trailguide trailguide 36-40, F 43 Responses Feb 8, 2011

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    Today we found our sweet,

    tiny chihuahua down the road from our house. She had dug her way out of our yard, and didn't stand a chance on our busy street... I will miss her itty bitty bark and the way she bossed my 60 pound pitbulls around. But mostly I will miss her bouncing happily into my lap for...
    ShesAVeryKinkyGirl ShesAVeryKinkyGirl 26-30, F 8 Responses May 5

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    His name was Max but I always called him my

    Maxy. My uncle gave him to me cuz my cousins were treating him badly, poor thing. He was a black and white terrier x. I love that dog so much. It's been three years since he died. He got out of the gate and ran off into the streets. I noticed and my brothers and I tried to...
    notsosweetcookie notsosweetcookie 13-15, F 2 Responses Dec 7

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    TrackerKim TrackerKim 22-25, F 5 Responses Sep 27

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    I am so incredibly heartbroken:( I have just

    learned that my uncle & Cousin's family dog, Skyler passed away yesterday. This dog was like my very own. He was loved by so many people. And we were so blessed to have been given the chance, to be apart of his wonderful life. Skyler you were loved more than you could possibly...
    MKM18 MKM18 18-21, F 9 Responses Sep 17

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    Rest In Peace And Me In Pieces, I left the light on but you will not be comming home.

    Spanky Bean Pinkerton More than two years has passed, and despite what some say time does not heal all wounds. It may slightly numb the sting of a reality without you but the pain remains the same. There's the anger of how unfair it is, and the deep sadness of failing to keep...
    Vivagalore Vivagalore 31-35, F 9 Responses Oct 19, 2009

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    Logan would have been 10 years old on 4/20

    Easter Sunday. Not a day goes by that I don't miss him and I am so grateful to have been a mom to my big boy who shared his character with me and returned my love.
    horizon32 horizon32 31-35, F 3 Responses Apr 24

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    I miss my millo so much :( he was one of the

    sweetest cat in the whole world, i miss him and i wish that i could see him i knw he is no more with us but just for once i want to pet him he was my cutie pie. I am crying ryt now sum time the pain is too much too handle.
    furmal furmal 26-30 3 Responses Nov 14

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    It happened 2 years ago,

    I was away from home for 112 days on military duties, my phone was taken away from me and I haven't spoken to my family since then, after 112 days they finally let me go home for the weekend only to receive the horrible news once I went inside my house, my dog has died, he was...
    sadpanda7 sadpanda7 18-21, M 1 Response Sep 20

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    My eastern painted turtles,

    Raph and Don :( When I was 8, I had four turtles, that I loved to death. I was probably as responsible as any little kid be in taking good care of them. I changed their tub every 14 days, fed them all the food they needed for their nutrition (as well as their favorites), and...
    FlowerFollower FlowerFollower 13-15, F 4 Responses Dec 6

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    two days ago my dog got through our fencing,

    someone spotted the dog in my neighbourhood and immediately killed him. I can't comprehend why some human beings are so despicable. How can you killed an innocent animal knowing fully well whom he belonged to.
    florence01 florence01 31-35, F 7 Responses May 23

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    Oh little David Dog my special furry buddy.

    I think about you almost everyday and miss you something awful. I hope you and the other family animals are frolicking happily where ever you are. Know that you were my most loyal friend of over 17 years!
    NicoNever NicoNever 22-25, M 1 Response Oct 5

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    Me And My ShadowShadow,

    a little sheltie, came to me by way of extended family who went on vacation and left her in the care of my (ex)wife and me. She was three (the dog, not my ex) when I met her, and I'd come to look forward to visiting Bonnie's parents because it meant a long walk with the happy...
    JesseLeeJames JesseLeeJames 46-50, M 2 Responses Nov 10

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    Do you know anything worse then rolling into

    your driveway and seeing your unconditionally loving pet whom you've had since he was a puppy's lifeless body lying there? He was just the most precious, jealous thing in the universe, everytime I pet some other dog he would rub himself against me and try to get my attention...
    Someoneatschoolfoundme Someoneatschoolfoundme 16-17, F 11 Responses Sep 20

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    Dear Sadie,Knowing you,

    you've probably already forgiven me even though I haven't forgiven myself. But everyday I miss you. And when I think of you, I have warm, happy memories, but then I think about how I never got the chance to say goodbye to you...it just tears me apart.I'm sorry that I trusted the...
    misspoke misspoke 22-25 1 Response Jun 26

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    A Message To My Angel

    When we went to the vet Monday, I never expected the outcome that I would be leaving without you. I thought we would get your sores taken care of and get something to prevent you from getting any more when you were dragging on the floor. I couldn't let you suffer though when the...
    BeachAngelTami BeachAngelTami 41-45, F 7 Responses Aug 21, 2013

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    Thesoutherner Thesoutherner 66-70, M Sep 16

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    Just wanted to apologize

    for not answering most of my messages this past week. Very sad about the loss of Dunkin and haven't been in a chatty mood. Don't give up on me, I will come around.
    funlecy1 funlecy1 46-50, F 4 Responses Oct 20

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    THERE WILL NEVER BE ANOTHER

    There will never be another horse like him, he was born a champion. Once in a lifetime a cowboy is blessed with a truly magnificent horse and I was so blessed with Dash. Big strong and handsome he could take me anywhere do anything. Pure power and grace. Stocky, big and strong...
    humblerider humblerider 56-60, M 2 Responses Feb 12, 2013

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    I Lost My Best Friend Today, :(

     As i write it's unfortunately through tears,. I lost my beautiful dog this morning, he passed away in my arms! :-(. He was 16yr old,. I miss him so, so much i can't explain the grief i'm feeling! :-( Some people don't understand, so i grieve behind closed doors,. He was my...
    welshbabe welshbabe 46-50, F 24 Responses Dec 18, 2009

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    Sam...........X

    Humans can learn so much from you, my dear best friend. Thank you for always being by my side. I will miss you. You were my shadow for 13 years. RIP my loving Sam. A tear is made of 1% water and 99% feelings..
    TheStoryman TheStoryman 36-40, M 6 Responses Nov 24, 2013

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    I just came home a little

    while ago and found my beloved Mo had died. He was the best cat, but he was more than that, he was like my little roommate. He was always here and always kept me company. We had 14 good years together. He's been declining for a few weeks now after he stopped eating and I...
    tide814 tide814 36-40 4 Responses Sep 27

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    More than one. I guess

    that is the thing about pets. They just don't live as long as we do so we only get to enjoy them for a brief time and then they are gone. My Gram, he was a Valentine's Day present. Bought in a pet store, product of a puppy mill. When he was young I used to call him my...
    TKD1 TKD1 46-50, F 2 Responses Jan 14

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    I Have Lost My Best Freind

    Two weeks ago we had to make the unfortunate and very difficult decision to have one of our dogs put down. He, Jasper, had been part of our family for 11 1/2 years from the time he was 6 weeks old. We were told that Jasper had the beginning stages of dementia and even though...
    James1956 James1956 56-60, M 8 Responses Sep 10, 2013

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    yesterday I had to put my cat to sleep

    because his spine broke but they couldn't fix him I cried and cried. my one wish is that I could hold him in my arms just hold on to him and never ever let go. not only did I lose my beloved cat,I lost a very close Friend.
    ShadowRiver ShadowRiver 13-15, F 3 Responses Nov 17

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    hasinalady hasinalady 46-50, F 5 Responses Sep 26

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    Had to sell my lizard

    since we were moving. Never cried this hard in my life. I'll miss you Spikey, you were the best bearded dragon anyone could ask for. Hope you have fun in your new home.
    blackveilbride1318 blackveilbride1318 16-17, M Sep 9

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    Ode To Zach

    I wrote this last summer when my son Zach lost his dearest friend. I watched his instant transformation for boy to man with wonder and was compelled to pick up my pen. Ode to Zach            Never did like the sound of shovel clanging against the dry hardened clay...
    whitepine1 whitepine1 51-55, M 5 Responses Jan 27, 2012

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    (From left to right: Maisie

    and Charlie)On 19th September 2013, I lost the most friendliest and lovable cat I have ever had the pleasure of having as a pet.His name was Charlie and he was a tuxedo cat. He also had a sister named Maisie who died a year earlier from being run over. I loved Maisie just as...
    Gemz2411 Gemz2411 18-21, F 4 Responses Nov 14

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    Sabache

    We got our dog Sabache when I was about 11 years old. He was black lab, golden retriever and German shepherd mix. He was smooth coated as a puppy, but as he got older, he grew a beautiful black coat. He was a wonderful dog. He was ever faithful to my father, truly man's best...
    launica87 launica87 22-25, F 1 Response Dec 1, 2012

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    Lost But Still With Me, Literally!

    I lost my baby girl on April 5, 08 after 11 years. But don't worry, she's still with me, literally. As I promised her previously, when she passed, I would have her cremated and use her ashes in a memorial tattoo. And I'm proud to say that against some peoples...
    tat2doc tat2doc 51-55, M 12 Responses Mar 13, 2009

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    This morning my brother let my pup out to do

    her thing but she ran to the front yard. The truck driver didn't see her and she got hit in the face while crossing the street to see another dog. The driver stopped after the hit but didn't get out. He looked out his window and drove away. My puppy was all bloody and lifeless...
    asiaxn asiaxn 13-15, F 5 Responses Nov 30

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    My beautiful puppy, Indy.

    He was just 1 year old. He was hit by a truck and died nearly instantly. He looked like he was sleeping by the road. I said "Indy? My little Indy baby?" as i patted him. He wagged his tail for me and died. My beautiful boy. I'm glad he wasn't alone.
    icecreambones icecreambones 26-30, F 3 Responses Sep 20

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