Rest Peacefully, Dear Sasha

We will love you always. You brought joy, frustration, and lots of love to our home. You were a trouble-maker, a pooty-treat guarder, and a sweet little girl. Your first guardian ditched you and Reeve took you in. He saved you from the needle nearly twelve years ago. And then you came into my life.

I love her so very much.

I love her so very much.

We couldn’t save you last night. To keep you alive would have been unkind. Sometimes doing the compassionate thing is the most difficult act someone who loves someone else can make. We had to let you go.

Sasha was no “it.” She, like all animals, was someone.

And boy was she ever someone! Continue reading