Willie, Our boy, light of my life

by Barb



We lost our cocker Willie last Wednesday, May 19th. Willie was a lover dog, always by my side. I knew something was wrong with him and had him to the vet several times. One day he'd be fine, another not.

Last fall my husband moved to Louisiana from Arizona for work. He hadn't seen his Daddy for several months. We drove from AZ to LA and we could tell he had some trouble breathing. We took him to a new vet straightaway upon our arrival and had to put him to sleep.

We are devastated. Our brave boy held in there until his Mommy and Daddy were together again. Then, he just couldn't anymore. It was and is such a shock. What was to be our time together for a month began with Willie's death in a strange place. For days I couldn't get past the horrifying feeling he was out there looking for me. I think I went a little crazy thinking he'd recovered and was looking and looking for me.

He was a constant, loving companion always, always at my side. He cared for me during my husband's absence. It will be hell going back to Phoenix alone and having to endure being without him once there again.

We can't quite fathom this loss. He had good days and some bad. I believe he held on until he felt his Mom and Dad would have each other. I torture myself that the long drive to a strange place finally did him in. I so hope not.

Playful, loving, brave, we spent almost all our time together. I love him and miss him so.

Light eternal Willie

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Jun 25, 2010
Sorry for your loss
by: Oscar P.

I am so sorry for your loss ! When I looked at Willie, he reminded my of my beloved Tobby, who also passed away last year.

I know what you are going through.Pain goes through different stages, but we will always remember our adorable pets. Willie seems like a lovely dog, and I know how much we can miss them.

I know it is hard to look at their pictures, but I hope that his love will comfort you like it is comforting me. It is hard to lose them, I believe it is harder living without them, but think of the love and the happiness he gave you, and a smile will come to your face.

Take care,

Oscar P.
Miami, FL

May 24, 2010
by: Mari

I am so sorry for your loss. Willie looked to be a loving dog and a pretty one too.

You will no doubt see him in heaven. The Bible says ''The lion shall lay down with the lamb'' so you know there will be animals in heaven.

The loss of a pet can be quite sad especially if you had him for a long time. I am sure you gave Willie the best of care and plenty of love and affection.

My prayers are with you at this difficult time. Just stay close to the Lord and time will help you heal. God bless you.

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