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Only those who have lost a pet comrade can fathom the grief

Comments re photo 47566 A farewell to Blue

By Jon Halsey

Folks who haven't experienced the long term companionship and love of an animal cannot possibly fathom the grief we feel when the comrade is gone.

I still grieve for a beloved pet that passed thirteen years ago, even though I am very close to and have bonded with others since.

It helps to relive the good times and those special moments and what made our pet unique. Eventually the sadness lets up some and we become thankful for being allowed to have had that special relationship.

For those few who want to criticize our emotional attachment with our pets, We'll plow our own field thank you.

- Jon Halsey

This story was posted on 2012-11-17 15:26:56
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