I Have Lost a Beloved Pet

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    i made short film for my baby.

    . i love him so much more than anybody. no spare for my baby if you loved them as a family best friend,you know what i'm saying.. please watch this video. thank you for reading.. https://youtu.be/_9XuflnWqfo
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Apr 2, 2016

    I can't love anybody the way i loved my baby

    and still forever. To anyone who say ''just get new one'' Hey they are not toy or fashion acceceries,they are not your hug pillow. If you die,nobody can you,no spare for that loss. Animals are same..i never loved my baby call PET. He was my son,little baby,best friend,and...
    genjiipiexx genjiipiexx
    31-35, F
    Mar 27, 2016

    I've lost quite a few beloved pets due to

    different reasons (old age, accidents, birthing complications) but they never leave my heart. I consider my pets family, not just an animal. Even though pets will always come and go in my life, I never forget the joy that each one has brought me.
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    1 Response Mar 22, 2016

    For those who lost a pet i feel your pain i

    lost 2 cats i love and 3 birds.i am deeply sad i lost my cat yesterday she died.and my other cat died like about 11 years ago they both was old i can not get my kitty out my head i was with her during her final hours and help her out and get her more comfortable get her water...
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    1 Response Mar 18, 2016

    Been some weeks or a week

    or a month (not sure) since I lost Assassino, my kitty. It's always hard to face the aftermath of losing something you loved and had there so suddenly. I'm not writing this to gain sympathy, no. I was just listening to "Wish you were here" so I started thinking of all the pets I...
    Theanonymuswimp Theanonymuswimp
    2 Responses Mar 16, 2016

    Why do my cats keep running away?

    Do they hate me or something?
    rockinsox22 rockinsox22
    70+, F
    1 Response Mar 13, 2016

    I lost my 10 year old Sheltie to cancer last

    week. This has been the hardest week of my life. At least the vet told me she did not suffer. The last couple of years she had urinary tract infection (UTI) once a year. That is what I though was wrong with her this time. I though I would take her over, he would keep her...
    midwesternguy1 midwesternguy1
    66-70, M
    Mar 10, 2016

    5 years ago, I was married

    and had 3 dogs. The older 2 died in 2012 and 2013, and now my youngest, "Katie," has rapidly advancing bone cancer, and each day I have to decide whether it will be her last. It tears me up that she she's never gotten mean, and always gave me her unconditional love. Since I...
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    4 Responses Mar 1, 2016

    my dog was stolen and I told my boyfriend

    that I was going to go look for him and he said he wouldn't go look. should I be upset with him? he sounded so heartless
    multipleReasons multipleReasons
    22-25, F
    5 Responses Feb 5, 2016

    You were my main ingredient

    for the last seven years. You seasoned my life with the way you were. The way you would dance on your hind legs when you begged, or the way you would place your little snout between your paws and look up at me from my lap with your eyes big and round like a baby harp seal. It...
    puck61 puck61
    56-60, M
    12 Responses Feb 4, 2016

    Oscar...For Love About three years ago I was

    working with a woman who had alzheimers and a broken hip. She lived in a lovely beach home, and she had found a cat who had been abandoned, crying in the beach house next door. He was so shy...so scared of all the people coming in to care for his "Mom", that she was amazed when...
    Rolle2323 Rolle2323
    61-65, F
    Jan 24, 2016

    About a month or so ago,

    my dog, Bugsy, passed away. I miss him so much, I had him for about 12 years. When my mother died, my father got my sister and me a puppy, in hopes it would bring a little happiness to our lives during such a tough time. Bugsy has brought me many laughs, and whenever I needed...
    alexiskay alexiskay
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jan 1, 2016

    Her name was Taco-Mutt

    and she was a Dachshund-Cocker mix. Sounds like a strange combination but she was adorable, looked like a pup until the day she died. One of Taco-Mutt's favorite things to do was take a walk. She insisted on walking every evening all over the neighborhood. Then one day when...
    ihatfff ihatfff
    61-65, F
    2 Responses Dec 31, 2015

    Brody. He was the best dog a girl could ask for.

    My baby and best friend. Its been about 4 years and I still miss him </3 Hopefully I'll see him in heavan :)
    christy0909 christy0909
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Dec 21, 2015

    I lost one of my rats tonight.

    I know they're not most people's idea of pet, but I love them just as much as any dog or cat. I'm sad that she's gone but also upset for her sister too. Leelah is very aggressive with any rat but her litter mate, so now she's alone. My daughter keeps asking where's Z, where's Z...
    Vaultgirl42 Vaultgirl42
    26-30, F
    Dec 13, 2015

    I lost my dear friend feridiand part sheepdog

    of 15yrs he died in my arms before he past over i yelled out dont you die on me he got up all 110pounds of him & seemed to say ok but we both knew mainly me that i had to let him go its been 4 months & i still cant go touch his harness or set out his earn with his ashes i mainly...
    Sonyapotocki Sonyapotocki
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Dec 12, 2015
    ragd0ll ragd0ll
    18-21, F
    2 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    Burying my Coconut today.

    ... Made a little coffin box for him haha
    ragd0ll ragd0ll
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Dec 11, 2015

    Burying my Coconut today.

    ... Made a little coffin box for him haha
    ragd0ll ragd0ll
    18-21, F
    Dec 11, 2015

    Just when things were looking up,

    I found out that my oldest hamster Coconut has passed away. What made it more upsetting was the fact that his eyes were open, his black empty eyes glaring at me... His stiff lifeless body... I hate the feeling of dead rodents... Especially when it comes to disposing them...
    ragd0ll ragd0ll
    18-21, F
    1 Response Dec 10, 2015

    My 7 year old cat never came home

    for a few days. I believe she went away to die. I'm so sad.
    oldgal70s oldgal70s
    36-40, F
    5 Responses Dec 8, 2015

    This one is hard to write about

    and I've been putting off doing it. A few years back I had a boxer mix named Patches and a little rat terrier named Annie, who was ironically named Patches when I got her, that however could not stand because there was only one Patches. As the years passes and both dogs became...
    savoy2 savoy2
    46-50, M
    1 Response Nov 23, 2015

    When I was young my mother was a veterinarian.

    Always bringing animals no one wanted to my grandparents house where I lived. A couple once brought in a prize winning breeding, and show dog. They wanted my mother to euthanize her. She wasn't even 2 yrs old. Nearly 200 lbs of beautiful tan Old English Mastiff. She had some...
    MrsJBrown MrsJBrown
    26-30, F
    1 Response Nov 20, 2015

    For all the people out there

    who have loved and lost a pet, please remember that the time you had together and the love you shared is everlasting. I'm not religious, but I believe that the ability to unconditionally love an animal and be loved back by him or her is sacred. One day, we will cross the...
    SkylarTaylor SkylarTaylor
    51-55, F
    2 Responses Nov 19, 2015

    Aww, I had 3 sweet parakeets

    and I miss them all. They would do things like eat spaghetti and turkey, dance, imitate various sounds, and were just generally sweet. One would always drink out of the birdbath and then bathe in his drinking water, haha. They all had fun personalities and were good pets.
    ErraticSarcastic ErraticSarcastic
    31-35, F
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    She's not technically my cat - she's my

    landlady's - but I've known her for years, taken care of her whenever my landlady goes out of town for a while. I don't think I completely realized it until we found out that she was sick a couple of days ago, but I've realized that she's my cat too. It's not a decision I made...
    SilverSearching SilverSearching
    31-35, M
    2 Responses Nov 17, 2015

    He was put down yesterday.

    I miss him so much:(
    LookingForGuidance LookingForGuidance
    22-25, F
    3 Responses Nov 5, 2015

    It happened on August 20th,

    and it feels farther away, but. Anytime i think about that day I can't get her out of my mind. On July 4th, my step dad came back from the grocery store and said he had heard a kitten in the bushes there. so I said, lets go get it! So we went there and after chasing the little...
    Tarahkins Tarahkins
    18-21, F
    3 Responses Oct 22, 2015

    When I was a child, between the ages of 10 to

    17, my father felt we needed a dog to watch the house, to protect the family, in case. He went out and bought us (he thought) a pretty black tiny, two hands full, little mixed German Shepard puppy. When later checking, the mother was 1/4 boxer and the father 1/2 wolf. As our...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 30, 2015

    This is my beloved Bella,

    she lost her life at midnight last night 29/9/2015. She was 16 years old. She lived with us in all time with happy and sorrow times. She was suffering from seizure but was always giving her the medicine so she have least seizure. She was happy as always spoiled from all of us...
    sensitiveguy36 sensitiveguy36
    36-40, M
    2 Responses Sep 30, 2015

    Sam is giving up. Doesn't drink from his bowl

    anymore. We had to use spoon or a baby bottle just for him to drink. He didn't chew his food tonight. Just keeps on pushing his food out of his mouth. Even when we use baby bottles to make him drink he pulls away from it. I don't ******* know what to do anymore. Its still...
    areYoureallyhere areYoureallyhere
    26-30, F
    5 Responses Sep 24, 2015

    Not literally lost her.

    She passed away. She was the apple in my eye. I love her like God loves us all. She was a very sweet little pup. Always sleeping my belly. In my warmth. For her I used to sleep on the floor as she'd always come and sleep curling near me. She was a sweet baby. Once she grew up...
    Abi936 Abi936
    22-25, M
    1 Response Sep 24, 2015

    We sent our 15 yo yellow lab Cleo off to the

    rainbow bridge yesterday afternoon I hope she finds her sister sassy waiting on the other side!
    JoanieNewHampshire JoanieNewHampshire
    61-65, T
    6 Responses Sep 22, 2015

    I lost my kitty cat. Anyone out there seen her?

    She's about 5ft 6in. Has blonde hair, blue eyes. she has a tattoo of a rose on her left buttock. OOPS , sorry, that's my girlfriend.
    36-40, M
    Sep 17, 2015

    My favorite pet that I've ever had was a

    bullmastiff named king, I had him for 7 years and we rescued him.5 years ago my little brother was born and my mom thought that king would attack him, since he was a very protective dog. She ended up putting him Down and I cried. But he was probably better off dead since his...
    maybemeansno maybemeansno
    18-21, F
    Sep 12, 2015

    My Great Pyrenees, named Cucciolo,

    was the first pet I ever owned. When he died, I felt like a part of me died with him. He wasn't put down, he didn't seem to be in any sort of pain as he got older, so what we decided was to let him go naturally, and the things I took comfort in was that he lived a good life, and...
    Wolflover1999 Wolflover1999
    18-21, M
    1 Response Sep 12, 2015

    Have lost a few of my children,

    miss them everyday of my life. But have to believe their spirits are still with me.
    1niceguy4u 1niceguy4u
    51-55, M
    2 Responses Sep 11, 2015

    I was going over the final moments of Jesse's

    passing. I was lying lifeless and this thought of his passing wouldn't stop with the reruns. All of a sudden.... out of the blue, out of my own mouth.... Honey...Jess's departure only lasted a fraction of a second compared to the amazing 16 years the two of you had. I sat up...
    MorningBreeze MorningBreeze
    56-60, F
    3 Responses Sep 6, 2015

    This morning I discovered my beloved pet snake

    Moriarty unmoving in his feeding tank. I touched him thinking he was just laying there but there was no response. I'm heartbroken and I can't help but think it's all my fault.
    Catherdra Catherdra
    26-30, F
    1 Response Sep 2, 2015

    It doesn't matter if they have fur,

    feathers or scales. These creatures with their o so short lifespans find their way into our hearts and we cherish them as we cherish our children. Don't listen to the ignorant people who say "it's only a dog/a cat/a bird/a fish" and "you can always get another one". Our pets...
    deleted deleted
    Sep 1, 2015

    I am so devastated. My husband

    and I were just talking about how we love our birdies so much. We have owned two previous birds, Ringo (Quaker), Maya (African Ringneck) which passed away. We now have Rocky (Quaker), Bam-Bam (Quaker), Pawley (Jenday Conure), Georgie (Green Cheeked Conure). I just mentioned a...
    ConureLove1 ConureLove1
    56-60, F
    Aug 30, 2015

    My rabbit was 11,5 years old

    when he died last year. A lot of people find it ok to be upset about a rabbit's death when you are still a child, but they couldn't understand why I, 18 years old, felt so terrible. If it's a cat or a dog, fine, but a rabbit...? No, they don't get it. He was my medicine. I love...
    Annelina Annelina
    18-21, F
    4 Responses Aug 18, 2015

    In the last story I wrote you heard about my 16

    year old Min Pin named Minnie. On July 13th. she passed away after 8hours of cesure/tremors. I was away at my grandparents at the time. She waited for me to leave. I miss her so much. My parents have talked to me about it, and now we will be getting a new puppy. Her name is...
    ZoeVoci ZoeVoci
    16-17, F
    Aug 13, 2015

    I've lost a few of them.

    Boots, the first cat I ever knew, died of feline Leukemia when I was 3. Then there was Pat Cat. She got hit by a car when I was 7. Then the first dog I ever had, the first pet that was officially mine, died of a heart attack in 2010. I don't have good luck with pets :(
    pag089 pag089
    26-30, M
    Aug 10, 2015

    Maybe some things just aren't meant to be.

    My friend found a 7-9 week old abandoned kitten that was going to be put to sleep at the army reserves she was at. The poor little thing was completely malnourished. She went on vacation, so we were taking care of him. We noticed that his stomach was potbellied and thought it...
    animallover110293 animallover110293
    22-25, F
    1 Response Aug 7, 2015

    I lost him this summer.

    I doubt I will get a new pet. I need to just mourn him for now.
    41-45, M
    1 Response Aug 4, 2015

    My long haired tortoiseshell cat 🐱 hadn't

    been very well over the last few weeks... It started about 4 weeks ago...she seemed unable to jump up onto the sofa, something she always did... Then one morning...she always come upstairs when I had my morning wash...she struggled to get up the stairs...she actually got stuck...
    expressomarkie expressomarkie
    4 Responses Aug 4, 2015

    Once when I was really young,

    probably first grade, my cat Tiger had kittens. They were so adorable and I loved them all. But immediately I took a liking to this one that I named Curly. We were going to give all the other kittens away but curly was the one I wanted to keep. Curly could fit in the palm of...
    L928 L928
    18-21, F
    1 Response Jul 26, 2015
    41-45, M
    2 Responses Jul 26, 2015

    She wasnt on a leash

    and no name tag. I lost one of my most beloved pet. She was such an obedient and desired thing for me
    SunshineDom SunshineDom
    41-45, M
    Jul 26, 2015

    Three summers ago I lost my family dog.

    She was the sweetest and funniest yellow lab in the world. She loved everybody and was such a gentle creature. She also loved food and exploring which was the only time she got in trouble. She could be scary when it came to her favorite food. She could also be hilariously...
    Maybeincubus Maybeincubus
    26-30, M
    Jul 17, 2015

    His Last Gift My orange kitty,

    whom I will call K here, died after having had him for 11 years last year on June 9th. It's only now that I hope to be able to write about him without breaking down, although I still miss him very much. His troubles had begun many months earlier. I knew that something was very...
    bitabyss bitabyss
    46-50, M
    2 Responses Jul 12, 2015

    RIP Nip you are gone from this world

    and even though i have a new puppy Poppy you are still my first and you will never be forgotten especially buy that vet who still has a mark on his hand where you bite him lol
    CandiceMarieAllcoxx CandiceMarieAllcoxx
    22-25, T
    4 Responses Jul 2, 2015

    I am so hurt and feel

    so alone. my kitty became very I'll this past few days and I couldn't get her to eat and only would drink a little bit. I was very worried because she lost weight so quickly and was not wanting to be on me like she always did. people told me it was probably the heat and she...
    gawgaw4boo gawgaw4boo
    51-55, F
    6 Responses Jul 1, 2015

    So, my turtle Soup died tonight.

    He was pretty ******* amazing. The very first week of having him, I had him trained. You could cuddle him like you would any other pet. He would eat from your hand, he loved to be petted. He's pretty great. I'll miss him so much. I feel like there's something I should've done...
    Apostasies Apostasies
    18-21, F
    6 Responses Jun 27, 2015

    I have just lost my pet rabbit yesterday

    evening, and the grief is unbearable. I've had her for 3 years, she was adopted from the local humane society. I loved Bella so very much. I can't seem to find anybody who understands how horrendous I truly feel. Bella died in my arms on the way to the vet. I cried and cried and...
    Mon35 Mon35
    36-40, F
    1 Response Jun 23, 2015

    I lost my kitten Jelly.

    She was so cute :(
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 22, 2015

    I lost a very dear cat 4 years ago in a house

    fire. I was so upset and that sent me into deppretion for a long time. I always think I could have saved her but...
    deleted deleted
    1 Response Jun 17, 2015

    BUCK my friend and CONSTANT companion

    for over12 years.... has moved on. I am wounded. *TEARS*
    41-45, M
    7 Responses Jun 9, 2015

    Dear Barkley, First off,

    I want to apologize for all of the times I've gotten upset with you for your gas or something stupid. I know you couldn't help it honey. If only we would have known sooner, if only we were there with you last night. I know things may seem confusing right now but trust me, things...
    chasetheweirdo8 chasetheweirdo8
    16-17, M
    2 Responses Jun 4, 2015
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