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Old 11-07-2011, 02:00 PM   #1
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I had to put my old friend to rest this weekend.
She wasn't just a pet, she was part of the family.
Here I am, a 45 year old man, holding her while she passed crying like a baby.
Rest in peace old friend!

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Old 11-07-2011, 02:08 PM   #2
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The bond we share with our pets is an intense one. Made even worse by how short their lifespan compared to ours. I know how you feel and hope you can find another to fill the void left by her passing.

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Old 11-07-2011, 02:08 PM   #3
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Sorry to hear that. But I can tell you your not the only adult to cry when the time comes. Sometimes the right decision is the hardest.

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Old 11-07-2011, 02:37 PM   #4
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I have been in your shoes too many times. I'm sorry for your loss.

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Old 11-07-2011, 02:51 PM   #5
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Been there. Sucks so bad. Truly man's best friend. Whoever came up with that phrase hit the nail on the head.

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Old 11-07-2011, 03:24 PM   #6
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she looks like a great dog... sorry to hear friend. will raise a pint in her honor tonight!

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Old 11-07-2011, 04:14 PM   #7
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Sorry for your loss, dogs are awesome.

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Old 11-07-2011, 04:16 PM   #8
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So sorry to hear this. You did a very kind thing though, and to cry over a lost friend is nothing if not human.

I can't stand to think of the day I have to make this call for my two pups.

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Old 11-07-2011, 05:24 PM   #9
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My condolences. One of the hardest things I've ever had to do was to make the decision to have my first dog put down.

I get all choked up reading these threads of the loss of a best buddy. They're just such pure souls and demand nothing of us except a bit of love and attention... and treats.

I'll raise a pint in you and your friend's honour this evening and to all our best buddies.

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Old 11-07-2011, 05:47 PM   #10
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Sincere condolences here too. Pets are more than just pets - they become a part of your family. I'm not ashamed to admit, tears filling my eyes right now. I'm sorry for your loss.

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