I need to put down my Australian cattle dog tomorrow. He was technically my daughter Sarah's dog but I have had him for 8 years as she was pregnant and he was bad with kids. Sarah is my daughter who died lastvApril of cancer. Fred is 14 and has internal bleeding. It is time but ... I am getting his ashes as we can spread them with Sarah's. We have not done that yet. Enzo will be with me and I think he will be sad. He is 11 months and adores Fred. My other daughter and granddaughter are bringing him treats tonight and will say good-bye. So it is a hard time.
I am so sorry and just reading your post brought tears to my eyes. It is always so difficult but rest assured that you were a good dog parent and provided lots of love and caring and it sounds like he had a wonderful life with you. It is always such a tough decision and my thoughts are with you.
Fbkathleen: You are a remarkably strong and loving woman. Life has heaped unthinkable sorrows on you and your family, but your goodness shines on. The plans you've made to see Fred at peace are beyond touching. I feel privileged to hear them. I'm so glad Enzo will be by your side. My heartfelt wishes for comfort to all.
Its a very hard thing to do, have them put down, however, its something that comes a long every now and then.I hate it when life takes a turn like this, please know that you have done your very best for him, with a heart of compassion,love, gentle hands,and kindly words. So very sorry , sending you my thoughts,and prayers Kay
Thanks to all. Friend had a McDonald's hamburger. He always was a junk food eater. He is tired but comfortable tonight so I am grateful for that. My vet is wonderful. My son is in town and he has given Fred so many treats and pats. If i did not have Enzo and my family it would be harder.
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