Friday, 19 January 2018
A chapter closes in my life
Hard to write this one, but in November last year I said goodbye to my beloved dogs and faithful companions. Zac had been going downhill for some time Just getting old, but by Jove that old beggar clung to life , I'd like to think he just thought it was too sweet here with me, , But one day he just couldn't get up on his feet after collapsing on his walk, as I knew it would happen, I got help getting him into the car and called the vet , She came next day at 3pm 29th November and he was PTS in my arms.
I took Ruby for a short walk to the bottom of the drive and she stood and looked round at the patch of grass there, as if to say, where is he , I took her back home and she took to her bed and wouldn't get up, she wouldn't eat nor drink, and just went into a decline, I had to phone the vet next morning , she came at 10am, and she was so shocked how quickly Ruby went, though she too was aging , they were both 15.1/2 years, She was put to sleep in my arms 30th November , a large piece of my heart broke in that two days and will never really heal,
Bless you my two sweet dear friends, you were such wonderful companions and a credit to your breed, though if they were human, you'd want them as your best friends. Sleep well till we meet again with all my other babies.
A kindly face a gentle eye, a paw with softest touch
A loyalty without question and never asks for much
An unwavering wish to please, your slightest whim
The kindest creatures on the earth that our good lord has made.
All dogs on earth are special of that we can't deny
But collies seem to have that gift, that money just can't buy
Author Arlene Phillips 2018
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