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Sorry for what you're going through, it's just so hard to let your best friends and companions go.
I had to put my German Shepherd down in 2018 and then my other one Christmas Day of 2019. I was truly lost for a while and a little fearful living alone but I did keep their collars and hang them on the door of my home office. Every time I open the door the tags jingle and even now it's very comforting. I should probably toss them but I just can't bring myself to do it yet.
Sadly I had to take my 17 year old cat to to be put down on New Years Eve. I bawled all the way home even though I knew it had been coming for a long time. She was down to only 4 lbs with thyroid issues but still a ravenous eater until the end. I can't even talk about it yet without being reduced to tears and it's been a week now.
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