It’s been a week since we had to euthanize ourbeloved Brandi, and I think it’s finally sinking into Matthew that Brandi is
gone.He understands she’s dead and that
now she’s gone to heaven, but I think until this weekend he expected her to
return.Today I finally saw sadness that
she’s gone for good.He even asked if
she’s with God.I said she was and that
she was playing with our previous dog, Sasha, which Matthew has never
seen.Sasha died a few months before
Brandi was born in 2003.
Here’s a picture from Brandi’s last week, where the
three of us are sitting on the couch.Looks like I was reading to Matthew while Brandi rested in one of her
Losing a dog is like losing a family member.I can tell you the pain has not softened
around here yet.