My (Clare) little poochie, Abbey, passed away on the weekend. I had never had a pet before so this was a whole new experience for me. For 16 years Abbey was a joy – fun, playful, exuberant, and full of beans. Before having a pet I “never quite got it” – the attachment people felt to their pets. Now I do. Abbey was part of the family. Every day when I came home from work he would be waiting in the window and just seeing that little face made me smile. When I would lie on the sofa watching TV or reading, of course he needed to
I am so sad about his passing but I am so glad that we had him in our lives for many years. If you have never had a pet think about getting one. They may be a lot of work but they definitely enrich your life.