He died on Thursday and I'm just so sad

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catinb0oots Sat 30-May-20 11:43:33

My JRT was 15 and passed away after being poorly for 2 days. I've lost two of my three dogs in less than a year.

My heart physically hurts. I'm never getting another dog. I'm going to get a lizard. I don't think you can get attached to lizards.

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dochas06 Sat 30-May-20 11:45:53

Sending love OP, it’s never easy to lose a loved pet

catinb0oots Sat 30-May-20 11:46:29

Thank you

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StillMedusa Sat 30-May-20 11:49:56

So sorry for your loss, 15 years of love and companionship and walks is such a huge grief to bear, our animals shouldn't be shorter lived than we are .Tell us about him/her xx

Windyatthebeach Sat 30-May-20 11:50:22

Sorry for your losses op. We have lost a ddog and our dcat in less than 2 months recently..
And ime lizards (iguana) bite and it bloody hurts!!

Hedgehog44 Sat 30-May-20 11:52:36

My friend has a lizard and seriously, he is her baby!!!

Sending you hugs. I am still missing my old girl we lost over a year ago so I really feel your pain xxx

catinb0oots Sat 30-May-20 11:54:13

He was simply fab. He had to have both his eyes removed before he was 5 due to multiple conditions - but he coped and lived a wonderful life. Despite being blind he ruled the roost.

He would eat literally everything and anything. Whenever we had a takeaway we would feed him titbits and he would swallow them without even sniffing them first - even spring onions and chillis grin

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catinb0oots Sat 30-May-20 11:55:49

Here he is

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catinb0oots Sat 30-May-20 11:57:26

Oops can't seem to add pic bloody phone

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Steamfan Sat 30-May-20 12:00:06

I am so sorry - dogs leave such big holes in your heart. Sending you flowers

fivedogstofeed Sat 30-May-20 12:39:36

So sorry. That's incredibly hard, and after having him for so long. thanks

TARSCOUT Sat 30-May-20 12:51:34

That so sad. We lost our last dog at 17 and it took us 5 years before we got another.

vanillandhoney Sat 30-May-20 14:01:34

So sorry for your loss OP flowers

Opoly54 Sat 30-May-20 19:35:56

He sounds ace, so sorry for your loss.

Girlintheframe Sun 31-May-20 06:48:23

So sorry thanks

Mollymalone123 Sun 31-May-20 07:30:15

Ah I’m so sorry- he sounded like quite the character- it does hurt- we lost our jrt some years back and said never again- it was just so painful- we waited quite a few years before circs were right to get digs again.
He had a long and very happy life by the sounds of it -what a lucky dog! 💐💐

Juiceey Sun 31-May-20 11:34:03

I'm sorry for your loss. It must be so hard right now for you.

AwrightDoreenTakeAFuckinDayOff Sun 31-May-20 11:42:38

I still mourn ( really mourn ) my girl after 5 years. I know this pain. As many of us do.

He had a wonderful life because you were his wonderful companion.

As such you are only ever going to know pain when you choose to be a companion again. Whether it be a pup, lizard or fruit fly. It is how you are made - you love and you get love back. flowers

Nightowlpossibly Sun 31-May-20 17:42:59

flowers so sorry sending lots of sympathy mine went on Tuesday. After 14 years. I know exactly how you are feeling.

Moondust001 Sun 31-May-20 17:47:02

Really sorry to hear this.

My parents always said they'd never get another... they always did. I decided to cut out the faffing by not going through that phase. I knew I would, even though each death breaks your heart. He had 15 years of a wonderful life. There's someone out there waiting for that kind of life.

And also, my friend loves his lizards. Not sure about a fruit fly though...

catinb0oots Sun 31-May-20 17:53:29

@nightowlpossibly so sorry for your loss too

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catinb0oots Sun 31-May-20 20:47:54

Here he is!

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CoffeeBeansGalore Sun 31-May-20 20:53:19

So sorry for your loss, it hurts like hell when you have to let them go. It sounds like he had a lovely life with a family who adored him. flowers

Astella22 Sun 31-May-20 21:07:30

It’s a grief to be mourned like any lost love because at the end of the day love is love, it doesn’t matter what it for.
I’m so sorry for your loss, RIP little dude

Kaykay066 Sun 31-May-20 21:11:08

Aww op so sad for you, had a cry as I lost my beautiful 12 year old golden retriever 3 weeks ago and it’s awful really gut wrenching and I still get upset most days as he’s left such a massive hole in our family
Take care of yourself op
Thinking of you

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