Lucci's love

by Josephine

It's been about a month and a half since I said goodbye to the love of my life, Luccianna. She was a 14 year old beagle mix, so sweet she loved people,kids,dogs.. she was very spry always active and always came back off leash. On one of our last trips to the beach, she made so many b&b beach goers smile.
she saw me thru cancer and a stroke, from not being able to walk her to hiking with her. she always showed me love and acceptance when others didn't.
I was torn about putting her to sleep, but her bad days, out numbered her good days and she was unable to walk. It was a life she would not want. We chose to have her lay on the patio, outside on her favorite bed. The mobile vet came and guided us thru that day. We waited a week to get her ashes and pawprint backl. It lays on a table in our living room with an orchid next to it! I

went to our favorite hiking trails and marked the trees with purple ribbon. I've started dog walking at a local humane society, in her honor.
It's been a tough road, in between mourning and grief and acceptance. I find myself missing her on my walks and have put her collar on my hiking pole, carrying her with me. People at work some have been understanding,others not.
I wish for more time with her just one last kiss, but I know her memory are kisses I carry with me.

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Dec 02, 2014
Lucci's Love
by: Doreen UK

Josephine I am sorry for your loss of your beloved Luccianna. What a lovely love story of your relationship with Lucci.
It is never easy to put your dog down, but it is necessary so they don't live with pain.
My sister's Westie is dying of cancer and she wants to put him down out of his misery, but her husband doesn't want this so it is agony watching him suffer.
My husband was in severe cancer pain, and I wished he could have been put out of his misery from his pain but he had to endure this suffering for 3yrs. 39days and he died just over 2yrs. ago. A long and hard battle with grief now. But at least our loved one's are not suffering anymore.
I hope that you are able in time to give your love to another dog and continue this cycle of love and relationship.

Nov 23, 2014
Lucci Forever in Your Heart
by: Marie

And God created animals for us to care for and love on this earth. What a joy to have been able to have the love of one of these precious babies.
My heart is with you and I understand every tear you shed over your friend you had so many years. To have truly loved an animal the way you did makes me cry for I lost my cat Arne four months ago to a coyote and I loved him the same way. Some
people understand others don't.....I have to say
I never loved a cat like I loved Arne and you most likely feel that way about Lucci. Its hurts so bad when we love so deep, but the rewards I was
given through his lifetime make it worth the pain,
You and I know we will see them again. Let the tears fall it helps heal the hole in our hearts until we see them again and I know we will. God Bless You always .

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