Tag Archives: beloved pet

We told Zoe’s story and here is what happened next

Immediately following the death of our dog, Zoe, we took respite at a local restaurant. We couldn’t bear to face the emptiness of our dog-less home. We weren’t hungry, and reassured the server that our tears and poor intake were not from dissatisfaction with the food. She said she had recently made the gut-wrenching decision to re-home her dog, and understood our […]

A pet owner’s most dreadful day

Despite good times with friends and family this holiday season, there was an undercurrent of sadness and anxiety when we thought about our dog, Zoe. We knew a pet owner’s most dreadful day was approaching. We postponed the inevitable doing things we said we’d never do, e.g. putting her in diapers and pretending it was a normal […]