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03/20/2017

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Ginny& the Fur Family

YOU DID THE RIGHT THING FOR DEAR ROCY. Our heart goes out to you. It is so hard. To let their spirit run free it the hardest thing we ever have to do but we do it- knowing they are at last pain free. We here say good by to dear Rocky. We feel your pain. You will see him again some day in the here after. God Bless the soul of Rocky

Liz Garcia

Sorry you had to make the decision. It's always hard, but you cared for him in such a loving way. So sorry..

Random Felines

I'm so sorry.....there is never an easy answer and never a "good" time. We do the best we can with the information we have.

Cassandra

I'm sorry, Crystal. You're right- it is always a hard thing to do, even if we know it is for the best. Sending hugs.

Annabelle

I am so sorry Chrystal about Rocky. That decision no matter when we have to make it is not easy, and we have to do it when we know it in our hearts. You did all you could to give Rocky a comfortable life and take care of all of his needs, and ultimately you gave him his peace and released him from his broken body. Keeping you in my prayers.

John Bellen

While Rocky had only an existence to us, I suspect it was different for him. A loyal and loving dog doesn’t think as we do. To him, seeing you, seeing his family, every day, was life. Having you massage his muscles, help him eat, help him go outside, simply be with him, that was life. And to Rocky, it was a glorious life indeed, right until his last breath. It was life because he loved, and was loved. Godspeed, Rocky.

Cynthia

So sorry for your loss of Rocky. I have no doubt he is smiling in doggie heaven & thinking of the wonderful life he had with you & your family.

Maria in FL

Chrystal, I am so sorry for your loss! You absolutely did the right thing at the right time. Sometimes it is not easy to know what the exact right time is, but when there are concrete signs it makes the decision so much easier. Keeping our beloved fur babies alive past their time is for us, not for them. The unselfish thing to do, as hard as it is, is to let them go when they are suffering. What a lucky dog Rocky was, to live as a member of the Parker family! Safe travels to the Bridge, dear Rocky.

Andrea and the Celestial Kitties

Oh Chrystal, I'm so sorry. It sounds like it was hard to pin down a time, and I think that's ok. You knew when you got your sign and that's good. You gave him a good life, even when life was failing him. Hugs and love and I'm sorry for your loss. I know you loved him as you love all of your darling critters and I know it breaks your heart every time you have to say goodbye. And I'm so very sorry you've been having to say it so often!

GD

My heart breaks for you. I am sorry you lost your beloved pup. My last cat that I had to assist was that way. She, like most old cats, end up with renal failure. For the last year I had her, I syringe fed her. She would not eat on her own. She was not in pain and could jump up on the furniture if she wanted to. No matter how much I fed her, she kept losing weight. It got to the point she was skin and bones....but doing ok-ish. Still not eating on her own, sleeping a lot and peeing more than she should. I did not realize this until a month prior to my decision as I have multiple cats. I brought her on a trip with me (as I have to feed her) and she was the only one using the cat box. 6 pees in 24 hours. That is a lot. Anyway - to make that decision, when they are not in pain, is the hardest decision ever. I still feel guilty even though everyone else tells me that I should have done it sooner and no one else would have syringe fed (force fed) her for year. I don't know....I rescued her and loved her very much. Every other pet it was incredibly clear...this one was incredibly difficult.

The Poupounette Gang

You are right, Chystal. It can never be easy. Making "the decision", saying goodbye, moving on. What is easy is loving them to pieces every single day they share with us.

Cat's Cats

I am so sorry to hear about sweet Rocky!

Karen Lucas

Oh, Rocky dearest, you were such a dear dear friend to Chrystal and her family and she will miss you until you meet again. Such a beautiful soul and now peace has come to you as it will to all of us who are missing you and grieving with your mom.

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