I’m truly so sorry for the loss of your sweet baby. My deepest condolences to you & those affected by this loss 😭 I had to let my beloved cat, Chunka cross the Rainbow Bridge last Friday as well. It’s been almost a week & each night I am crying so much because I miss her so much. I feel so empty and lost without her. All I do is think of her & no matter how many times and/or how hard I cry, the weight of sadness can’t be lifted off my heart. As we’ve often heard & you are probably aware, guilt is a natural response to grief. In regards of your baby, I believe guilt is not meant to be something negative or something bad. It’s a way to show that you loved your dog unconditionally. The fact that you took notice of how your dog came to be & that you did your best to seek advice from individuals who know pet care shows immense love, care, and nurture for your dog. When she passed, at least you were there by her side, no matter where it was or could’ve been. I see her natural passing as her courage to transition to the Rainbow Bridge & she would want you to know that her courage was all thanks to you. She knows that you loved her so much, that there was a bond of 9 years that formed, & you gave her the best life possible ❤️ I’m not sure if my words sound corny and may not help at all but I at least would want you to know that you are not alone. I am here with you during this difficult adjustment that I’m far from achieving but slowly doing all I can. Our babies will never abandon us ❤️ Thank you for giving me the opportunity to share my thoughts as I try to find ways to find comfort in my own unbearable loss 😢 I’ll pray for your healing!
Love ALL my babies: Chunka (cat: 2003-2020), Nana (cat: 2006-2015), Middy (cat: 2016-2017), DeWalt (Boxer dog: 2007-2018), Gsxr (dog: 2007-2018), & Nitas (Pug: 2007-2018) ❤️