Tag Archives: pet euthanasia

Virtual Coffee #5

If we were having coffee today, I’d let you know that I’ve missed you since I stepped away for a month-long blogging break.  It’s good to step away for these little breaks every now and then.  And though I didn’t blog … Continue reading

Posted in Virtual Coffee | Tagged , , , , , , , , | 6 Comments

When You Give Your Heart To A Stray

I pull into the veterinary hospital parking lot.  I’ve been down this road too many times here lately.  This time it’s with a stray.  A very sick stray.  I check in with the receptionist and already I’m choking back the … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, cats, God, Grief, Love | Tagged , , , , , , , | 8 Comments

When Veterinarians Are Faced With Euthanizing Their Own Pets

When I was a neophyte veterinarian, and fresh out of school, the veterinarian I went to work for used to always say that it was good for ALL veterinarians to periodically have to go through the euthanasia process with their … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, cats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | 13 Comments

Anticipating Loss: When Our Beloved Pets Age

A few days ago, I had to take my cat, Bigfoot, to the vet. Whenever people hear me say that, they give me a strange look or ask me WHY I took him to the vet when I AM a … Continue reading

Posted in Animals, cats | Tagged , , , , , , , , , , , , , , | 24 Comments