dragonfly forty-six
dragonfly forty-six thanked Pepper pot's answer

Sorry to hear your sad news, Dragonfly. Yes I had a rabbit when I was young that I loved dearly, he never pooped in the house, he followed me around the house and garden, I still dream about him.  After him a few years later I had a small dog,  he was great.  No matter … Read more

dragonfly forty-six
dragonfly forty-six thanked Tom Jackson's answer

All of my dogs have been so for me.

Any man's death diminishes me, because I am involved in Mankind
(John Donne--No Man is an Island.)

Perhaps the death of a pet does not diminish me, but it is certainly a real loss and that loss leaves a scar.

My dogs exemplified "good."  I choose to think that all … Read more