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Heart Broken

October 16th, 2022 at 06:41 pm

I did buy that car yesterday. And then the day took a horrible turn.

We went to my niece's and while there, my sweet Bella began struggling to breathe and foaming at the mouth. I took her to the closest emergency vet where they immediately put her under anesthesia, intubated her, and took xrays. The vet said she had advanced pneumonia and it was too late to treat her. I feel horrible because I hadn't even known anything was wrong. We stopped at her favorite park that morning and she ran about happily. She devoured her breakfast. She seemed perfectly fine and healthy. And now she is gone. She was only 5.5 years old.

I can't stop crying.

Now I have to go home to a place that will feel horribly empty and unbearably sad.

 

 

16 Responses to “Heart Broken”

  1. Suemn Says:
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    I am so sorry to hear of your unexpected loss of Bella. I know there isn't much more I can say to ease your grief but just know that you loved Bella and gave her the best life possible. You also gave Bella a wonderful day. I think pneumonia is very hard to detect in dogs.

  2. rob62521 Says:
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    I am very sorry about your shocking loss of Bella. It hurts so much when your fur baby is gone.

  3. latestart Says:
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    I sorry to hear about your loss of Bella.

  4. Wink Says:
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    I am so very sorry for your loss.

  5. mumof2 Says:
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    so sorry for your loss...it breaks my heart when a fur baby passes...it makes it so hard when they go so fast....{{{hugs}}}

  6. Laura Says:
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    So sorry to hear this about Bella.

  7. MonkeyMama Says:
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    ((Hugs))
    😢

  8. LuckyRobin Says:
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    Oh, honey. I'm sorry. I think when it is sudden and you aren't expecting it, it hurts more. Or maybe it just always hurts. Pets leave a hole in your heart when they go. Take your time and grieve. After a while you'll be able to smile at memories of Bella, but right now it's okay to cry yourself out as much as you need to.

  9. VS_ozgirl Says:
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    So so very sorry for your loss Petunia… it’s hard enough to say goodbye when your fur babies are older but when they are younger and seem healthy is even harder.. I’m sure your baby Bella had the best life and if she had her way she would have lived out her days with you. Please take as much time as you need to grieve, you have had so many ups and downs before she even got sick {{big hugs to you}}

  10. CB in the City Says:
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    I am so, so sorry. This is very hard to take when she is so young. Well, it's hard any time. Take care of yourself, Petunia. And take comfort in your memories. Our hearts are with you.

  11. livingalmostlarge Says:
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    I am so sorryfor your loss

  12. My English Castle Says:
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    Oh no, I'm so sorry. Losing a dog is such a hard thing.

  13. terri77 Says:
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    I’m so sorry that you lost your sweet Bella.

  14. Petunia 100 Says:
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    Thank you everyone for the kind words; they really help. I am OK, it just hurts so much.

  15. Dido Says:
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    I am so sorry for your tragic loss. Out of the blue like that is so much harder to handle; perhaps there is some comfort in that she did not seem in discomfort until the very end. May her memory be a blessing.

  16. Life Balance Says:
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    I'm so sorry. She was part of your family so your pain is understandable.

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