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Today I'm spending last hours with my best friend, Barkley.  He is my pooch, my buddy, my best friend in happy and sad times. He is almost 17 and had a good long run.  Who in the cosmos decided that our beloved pets would have a much shorter life than we do?  

I wish I could believe that there is a rainbow bridge, that he will be bouncing on the clouds with other pooches, that he will be free of pain and wait for me.  Tonight I will feed him a steak and not care if he spews wet poop all over the place.  Next week I will put his multiple beds in the trash, and donate his leftover food, treats and drugs.  I won't stop him from chewing his feet or anything else.  I wish there is a reason I could change my mind, but that's not going to happen.

Thanks for reading.  I haven't posted a diary in a long time.  But I need support.


Originally posted to Piren on Fri Mar 21, 2014 at 07:29 PM PDT.

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