My Girl Shivers

by GLORIA
(IL)

Oct 4th 2014 was the day my baby girl told me it was time, Dr said she would tell me when it was, and she did. We did everything to try and save her, and got an extra 4 months for all the treatment that she had. God wanted her to come home.

It's been 6 months April 4th and I still feel like it happened yesterday. Nobody except my husband at least I feel, understands the depth to which I loved her. I honestly can't believe she really is not with me. She was my life! I am so lost without her.

I spent 12 yrs 3 months with her, she came with me to work everyday, slept with me every day! Once I was stranded out of town due to a snowstorm, and couldn't make it back to her, I was devastated! Minus that 1 day I have NEVER been away from her. The lose I feel is so unbearable, yet I go on daily, with no one really even suspecting how terrible I feel. The silent crying I do daily for her, no one knows. I just don't get how we all just go on. I really don't! I will never give my love to another dog.

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Jul 29, 2016
To Gloria
by: Michelle

Hi Gloria,
We lost our beautiful, sweet, loving, happy girl, Liebe, on 7/07/16. We were lucky enough to have had 14.5 wonderful years with her. I can hardly believe it was 3 weeks ago yesterday that she's been gone. Your words about Shivers rang so true with me, especially that "Nobody except my husband at least I feel, understands the depth to which I loved her. I honestly can't believe she really is not with me. I am so lost without her...The loss I feel is so unbearable, yet I go on daily, with no one really even suspecting how terrible I feel. The silent crying I do daily for her, no one knows." Gloria, please know I truly do understand your feelings. I am going thru so much heartbreak right now. But please don't say you will never give your love to another dog. Please! You sound like such a good person with a lot of love to give, and I hope that someday, when the pain from losing Shivers has dulled a bit, you will consider giving your love to another fur-baby. There are so many out there that need to know love from someone like you...and maybe, although they will never replace Shivers, you'll find that maybe you needed them too<3 I am no where near being emotionally ready to consider another yet, but my mind knows in time I will get there - the heart's just a lot slower to get on board. Take care Gloria, and all the best to you.

May 08, 2015
Hi Gloria
by: Essy

How are you doing?
I don't usually express my opinion, but I feel I can relate to your pain, yes, you loved your precious baby and I know we would do anything to get them back. I am not suggesting to replace her, that can never happen, but give yourself a chance to love again.

I lost my true companion, not long ago. I feel crushed and empty. I feel angry and guilty and God knows I can break down and cry when no one is watching, the pain is too real.

But, even after I thought I would never allowed myself to love another dog, partly because I felt I would be betraying my Zoe, the bottom line is there are other dogs that need us, just as much as we need them. I am adopting a dog, he was rescued from a kill shelter, he is as broken as I am, I am saving him, just like he is saving me. I hope this makes sense to you and I am truly sorry for your loss.

Hughs ~ Essy

Apr 18, 2015
your girl
by: T

I understand how you feel. I lost my beloved Joey on March 7th, 2015 to cancer. Joey helped me recover from the loss of my sweet mini girl Pepper who was almost 19 yrs old. I picked Joey because he was such a cute little boy and he would not remind me so much of my girl.

What a joy he brought back into my life!

There is a saying that new dogs don't replace old dogs they just expand the heart. Even though I am now grieving for Joey I am so glad he came into my life. Many people thought Joey was the lucky one to have "found" me I know I was the lucky one.

You are in my thoughts and prayers.

Mar 30, 2015
your precious shivers
by: Dee

Truly I understand your loss. We lost our beloved miniature Schnauzer kasper, to cancer on October 12th,2013. He was a rescue baby and had been greatly abused. He was a joy to our family and he arrived within months of our new grandson. I vowed that I could never love another little one. A Pastor friend wrote me a letter and said that the time we share with these pets ( our babies) is special. They are gifts to us. I asked God to truly heal my heart and open it up to love again, and he did! I have a video of my Kasper and my grandson playing. It is truly a joy. I will be bringing home a new baby in a few weeks. You will be in my prayers for comfort and strength, I believe your little baby would want you to share the awesome love you have with another little one. God bless you.

Mar 22, 2015
pain
by: Anonymous

I am so sorry for your loss. Condolences.

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