Tag Archives: pet loss

No Fairytale Ending.

I’ve been – so far – quite lucky in love and in life; my heart remains mostly intact. But one small part of it has been frayed and mended, over and over, so that by now it must be patched … Continue reading

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The Sky Really is Falling: Summer

As my witty sister-in-law, Gail, quipped, we had a holiday of “drama and trauma”. I deeply regret following up the post about Birdie’s passing ¬†with more tribulation, but that’s just how it has been going. As the Oracle said in … Continue reading

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Feathered Friendship.

I haven’t written about chickens in awhile. It just didn’t seem right to report chicken sadness during the holiday season. And here it is, already February, well past time to say an official goodbye to sweet Coco. It was a … Continue reading

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Rosie

If a long life is a life well-lived, then Rosie, who left us on Wednesday at the age of seventeen and a half, lived a very good life. Rosie was one of a litter of kittens born to a cat … Continue reading

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1,000 Days of Autumn

Do good hens go to Heaven? I hope so. Autumn left us on Thursday morning, and strange as it may sound, we are grieving. For a chicken. I know what you’re thinking but please don’t say it. It’s only a … Continue reading

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