Today I saw our Vet for the first time since Chief’s euthanasia. As soon as we sat down in the waiting room, a young girl about 15 years old and her dad exited tearfully out of one of the consult rooms. Dad’s face was red and strained with emotion, and the girl dissolved into tears on her dad’s shoulder. My heart broke for them from across the room, knowing all too well what they were going through. After a little while, the Mother came out blotchy faced and carrying an empty
The Christmas holidays can be a really overwhelming time of the year. The hustle to the shops to buy presents and decorations, the buffet of food, and the Expectation to Act Merry and Bright!! But what if you are not feeling cheerful? As Many of you know, I lost my heart dog, Opie, on the 23rd December 2019, and I can tell you, the last thing I wanted to do was go to Christmas parties, and hang out with ‘happy’ people. Now, I wouldn’t call myself a Grinch, but I felt it was u
It’s one of those emotions that often (but not always) comes up when I’m talking to pet parents. I feel so guilty for....
The what if’s & if only’s circle around in ones mind. The definition of Guilt is the INTENT to cause harm.
I’m pretty confident in saying that it was not your intention for you pet to become sick, run away, or have a terrible accident.
Guilt also implies we should be punished. Isn’t the loss of our pet punishment enough?
I have been struggling to find a di
I can relate to this. Especially today, fighting off a terrible cold, it hurts to breathe. #grievingopenly#griefjourney#grievingandhealing#griefandloss#griefandlossofpet#petlossperth#icantbreathe#heavygrief#griefisheavy