We don’t often publish really emotional posts, however we feel that we need to today. We reckoned that we can’t spend years blogging about all aspects of life and then not dedicate a post to one of the most important things – no matter how difficult. Our much-loved Weimaraner, Fudge passed away two days ago at the age of twelve. We knew this day would shortly arrive, he’d been suffering with hip and spine degeneration and digestive problems. Despite this, the devastation we’ve been feeling since it happened is crushing.
He’s been an integral part of our lives for such a long time, just getting through the mundane day-to-day chores is horrendous. What seemed important before suddenly feels irrelevant. As we work from home, he’s been in our company practically 24 hours a day. When we think about all the things we’ve shared – the thousands of walks, the holidays, days pottering in the garden, nights by the fire, the pork pies!
The house feels completely empty without him. In the future we hope to console ourselves with the fact that he had a great dog’s life and couldn’t have been more loved – and the reason it’s so painful is that we had something very special to lose. For the time being, it’s a bit of a struggle to say the least. You have to just keep going, we suppose.
We’ll try to keep on top of business and blogging as we work our way through the loss and grief. If there are any hiccups in our normal routine or schedule, we hope you’ll understand.
Sweet dreams little man…