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Yesterday my little girl Piper went to Rainbow Bridge. She rescued me fourteen years ago on my birthday. I had lost two old doggy members of my family four months previously and my daughter decided I needed a new baby. So she drove me to an animal rescue and this tiny little black puppy danced across the room into my arms. And into my heart where she will forever remain. I am retired and Piper and I were rarely apart. If I left the room we were in she would come to look for me. The years flew past as we celebrated many auspicious occasions together. Birthdays, Christmases and the births of my two granddaughters, just to name a few. Eighteen months ago my vet had set up an appointment with a kidney specialist, the night before the appointment Piper crashed and we rushed to the specialty animal clinic/hospital where she was admitted. After being told she might not survive I had to leave her there. Thankfully I was able to bring her home three days later with a lot of medicines and care instructions. She had frequent appointments and each time the vet was amazed at how well she was doing. Two months ago she started having issues of not eating well. There were several medication changes and she would return to her normal routine for a while. I worried more, slept less and needless to say tears flowed often as I saw our time together slowly drifting to it's inevitable end. A week ago she began refusing food and I tempted her with all her favorites, getting her to eat smaller meals and decided to call my vet on Sunday to make the appointment for Monday. Her passing was a gentle one for which I am eternally grateful. My heart is broken but I know she is at peace, running happily with new friends at Rainbow Bridge. Our time together brought me great joy and though I will always miss seeing her sweet little face and her little body curled up on my lap I am so thankful for each moment we shared. My favorite song is The Dance by Garth Brooks. Those words exactly define my feelings. Piper and I shared such a long lovely dance. Rest in peace my sweet little girl. I will see you later.

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I am so sorry for your loss, may your piper rest in peace. I love this song too, it will be your song yours and piper's. Time will heal our broken hearts, be strong.

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I am so sorry to hear about Piper. Fourteen years is a wonderful life together, but you and I both know it is never long enough. It could never be long enough. We want them with us forever, never to be separated.

May the wonderful memories of the life and love the two of you shared bring you comfort as you learn to live without your precious, very special Piper.


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