We were dealt quite a blow today.
He bounded out of the house with Martha this morning, per usual. Grabbing his favorite frisbee and running out into the yard. But he didn’t come when he was called, and Scott found him laying down next to a tree, frisbee just inches away.
Needless to say, our hearts are broken.
This little dog, who came from very humble beginnings, taught us so much in the 9 years he was with us: courage, patience, love… He also helped impart lessons to countless school children about compassion for, needs of and safety around companion animals, volunteering through our local humane society.
Yes, I am emotional. And not just because I am nearly 6 months pregnant. My eyes are swollen and red, the hole in my heart indelible. I was not prepared. Not today.
You are loved and missed more than I can say, Rocket J.