Blog Entries ( Pet Memorials )

A letter from the Post Office

September 3rd, 2013
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We don't know who replied, but there is a beautiful soul working in the dead letter office who understands LOVE. Our 14-year-old dog Abbey died last month. The day after she passed away my 4-year-old daughter Meredith was crying and talking about how much she missed Abbey. She asked if we could write a letter to God so that when Abbey got to heaven, God would recognize her. I told her that ...

Our heavenly winged angel

June 26th, 2013
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Have you ever had someone come into your life for just a short while, but it changes you forever? This is our family’s story of this experience. It was a cold night on December 22, 2011, when my husband Eric headed home from work. He called me on his way to say that he had done his ‘good deed’ for the day. He saw something stumbling ...

A beloved dog’s legacy

June 2nd, 2013
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Last January my beloved dog, Misty, died. The decision to put her down was the most difficult of my life. Misty was an amazing dog and my constant companion. She was loyal and her love was pure and unconditional. But she was 13 years old and she was suffering. I wept as I lifted her into the car to take her to the vet, knowing it ...

The adventures of Frankie

May 22nd, 2013
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Frankie was nearly 15 years old when he died, a Boykin spaniel, the state dog of South Carolina. Frankie's story begins near Charleston, South Carolina, where he was born.  He was a cute, personable puppy.  His original name was Woodrow; I renamed him because I got him on the day Frank Sinatra died.   He had been returned to the breeder after 10 days because he was ...

Lessons from Herman: a dog’s life

March 6th, 2013
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My first baby, Herman Chetry Knowles, Boston Terrier... born Feb 12, 2002 -- went to heaven recently. For those who met Herman even once... he had your heart. He was a clown. He had a joy de vivre that made him seem almost human. Yesterday morning I took him to the vet after he was panting and seemed unable to catch his breath. Not long after, he ...