November 17, 2014

Goodbye Friend

Earlier this year I had to say goodbye to my best four-legged friend.


How lucky we were. We got to spend eight years with this unforgettable spirit. Leaping horizontally over a leaf on the sidewalk. Turning on a dime to the call of 'Morgan, come" and barreling back to claim his reward. Ears endlessly on alert for the click of the cupboard, the crinkle of a food wrapper or the 'plop' of a potential morsel hitting the ground. Our floors may never be so clean. 
Seeker of sunny spots. 
Leaner against legs, sitter-oner of feet (but only those he really loved). 


Smushed-up face. Googly eyes. And those ears.
Those tall silky ears.

I don't what Morgan's life was like before we met him, but I know he had an awesome life once we did. From a very rough beginning grew a deep friendship. 
I wish I had him for all 12 years of his life, but that we got 8 after rescuing him? Lucky. So lucky. We loved him so well. Our house was empty without him. My heart was broken.

6 comments:

  1. Awwwww! Sorry for the loss of your friend! Sounds like you gave him a wonderful, loving 8 years!

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  2. Love love love to you and yours. So sorry for your loss, and so glad that another who needs you has found you.

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  3. And this is why it took me 14 years to bring silly Millie into my life. I love too deeply and I hate that about myself. Soooo sorry for your loss. He looks like quite the character. :)

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  4. I am very sorry for your loss. I met Morgan a few times while walking my dogs Callie and Sammy. I lost them in 2012 and my heart still aches.

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  5. Such a sweet pup, so sorry for your loss.

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  6. So sorry for your loss :(

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