Lou as in Lucifer
by Ashley H
(Harlan, Kentucky, USA)
There is really no way I can put into words what Lou was like. She was named Lucifer after a rowdy boisterous character nicknamed "Lucifer" from a movie. She had so much personality I still find it had to believe it was all contained in one little dog. There are a thousand examples I could give, but the full scope of them are lost unless you really knew her. I will not fill this story with where she came from, but her and her companion Jack were and still are my babies. I never thought I could love a living thing as much as I love my dogs, and I'm sure those of you with pets, especially house pets, can understand this. I am so very lost without her.
Four days ago I lost her to parvo, and today was the first time I came home and did not have her and Jack greet me in tandem. She became sick so very fast, and I feel as though I am still in shock. Sunday night was probably one of the hardest nights of my life. I held her in my arms as she laid dying. She looked so scared, and I didn't know what to do for her. I cried and petted her and whispered to her "Mommy is here." Most of all it feels so unfair. She was only 2 years old. I wished I could have done something more for her, but there was nothing I could do. I told her I was sorry over and over.
The only solace I take is that I was with her until the very end. I will never regret being there for her, and I will miss her every day for the rest of my life.
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