Rocky Boy

by Emily
(Fort Walton Beach, FL)

My heart is hurting in ways that I never thought possible. On September 8, 2009, our sweet 4 ½ year old boxer, Rocky, lost his battle with cancer. I was able to hold him while he went to the Rainbow Bridge to await our next meeting.

Each and every day I hurt because he’s not here. He was my companion and best friend through the most difficult times in my life. Through a troubled marriage and during my husband’s deployment to Iraq, I had someone to lean on and to cheer me up when I was at my lowest. Now when I hurt, he’s not here.

I’m still so angry that this happened. Every measure was taken to save his life and it just didn’t work. I miss him more every day instead of less. He had such an amazing soul and I am SO THANKFUL that I was blessed with his companionship, even though our time together was shorter than I had hoped.

Rocky, you were truly the joy of my heart and I know someday we’ll run and play together. That day will be a day filled with joy when I see your goofy face and your wiggle butt again! I love you buddy!

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Sep 30, 2009
by: Oscar Pedroso

Thank you for such kind words. Only people like us can have an idea what we are going through. I can see your happiness in that picture, and I know how much you must miss Rocky. Every day I wait as if Tobby will come to greet me when I come from work. It's hard, harder than what I thought.

My thoughts and prayers are also with you. Perhaps our dogs are together in heaven giving us comfort right now. I know that Tobby would not have wanted me to feel this way, but I miss him so much!!

Once again, thank you for your comforting words!


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