Tucker -- No More Pain

by Tlena
(Vale, NC USA)

Tucker

Tucker

I lost my friend today. A wonderful pal.

I never meant to be selfish. I never meant you any pain. And if I had it to do over again, I would do some of it the same.

I wasn't meaning to sound selfish, or even insane. When I kept saying "I want you to stay," I didn't see you were in pain.

I knew I would be lonely. That is my shame. I'm so sorry I didn't realize you were in pain.

I didn't want to lose you and I didn't want to be alone. No matter what, you always met me when I walked in the door.

I tried to make you comfortable. I tried all I could, but getting better we were hoping you would.

When I saw you weren't at all yourself, I had to make a decision, and I knew I couldn't do it myself.

I looked your way and you looked in my eyes. A tear fell from your eyes.
I knew then and you spoke to me. You were in pain and this I could see.

I'm sorry your time here had to end. I miss you so. Please don't hate me. And please know, I love you dearly and miss you so.

I have lost my friend, my pal, my bud.

I knew you would get better, I knew in my heart, but it took me a while to realize it meant a new start.

No other can replace you. You were one of a kind. Forever in my heart, always on my mind!!

I loved you and miss you dearly, Tucker. From the bottom of my heart.

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To Tucker's Owner
by: Karen

That picture of Tucker is adorable. What a stance! Also, I really felt your tremendous heartache and pain through that poem. Your heart is hurting so much.

Please accept my condolences on the loss of your Tucker, your one and only. May God give you the grace to get over your hurt and comfort to lessen your hurt-heart. All God's blessings.

Tucker
by: Anonymous

Almost the same thing for me. I had to decide as you did for a dog in pain. It isn't easy. But you did the right thing.

Please 'save' another dog sometime in the future. You'll know when the right one appears. They are such gifts to us.

Love
by: Anonymous

Tucker loves you - and Love never dies. x

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