here - sum of u may haf read this last year butt we haf a few nue followerz so I'm gonna talk 'boutz my little "big" brudder, Angel Oreo, cuz
'cept fer mom, I knew him best. An'it makez mom furry much sad when she readz'boutz Angel Oreo.
Here r a couple of pikchurez of Oreo when he wuz a puppy-
came tue live with mom, Angel Oreo - he wuzn't an angel yet - butt mom
sez he wuz gettin'older (going on 12) an'mom wanted anuther doggy - a
companion fer Oreo an'I wuz it. Mom didn't know there cood b a lotta
truble with an older dog an'a rambunctus pup like me (I wuz 8 weekz
old). BUTT az u can c
we got along just fine, even b-came 'best budz'the older we gotz
Here is me, mom'n Oreo all tuegether at our very first Christmas tugether-
sorry fer the poor quality - mom sed the film messed up - b-4 the diggy camera.
This next pikchur iz of me'n Oreo at our second Christmas
then later in 2006, Oreo started sleepin'more an'he wuz stayin'by
hisself out in the kitchen. Mom sed he had a 'episode' erlier that
summer - after it wuz over, Oreo seemed fine an'he wuz eatin'ok but mom
notised he had more problemz not goin'potty in the house - that'z when
mom started puttin'diaperz on Oreo. He didn't even wanna play no more.
Mom started tue notis that when Oreo walked intue the living room - he
wood just stand there az if lookin'fer sumthin'then turn around an'walk
bak tue the kitchen tue nap. Mom wuz worried - she didn't want tue let
Oreo go an'leave us by ourselves butt she didn't want Oreo tue suffer any
more either. An'she just didn't want tue let him go tue the Rainbow
Bridge unless he wuz really ready.
after Thanksgivin'of 2006, we got little sis, Shasta - this iza tag
that mom'z friend made with all of us - it iz furry much speshal tue mom
cuz this wuz Oreo'z last New Year an'Shasta'z first.
still havin'truble - she wuz worried that she wood let Oreo cross the
Bridge tue soon butt then agin she nue hiz quality of life wuz just not
there anymore. Shasta wuz more of a pain tue him than I ever wuz az a
pup so she kept them separated. Finally, after mom had talked an'talked
'boutz when tue let Oreo cross the Bridge - all the vetz wood tell her
iz "You will know" No one ever told her how she wood know - ya'see, mom
had never had tue deal with this b-4 even tho she had grown up with
doggyz - her dad alwayz took care of taking the doggy fer that final
trip tue the Bridge. Butt now she truly b-leevzafter a doggy givez u soooooooo much durin'it's life that this wuz her duty -
she owed this tue Oreo - she just didn't know when or how she wood know.
Even her sis talked tue sum peeple who owned Westiez like she duz - "How
due u know when" she wood ask them. At first there wuz just more "You
will know". One day tho, a friend of mom's sis sed sumthin furry much
impawtent - "You will know when you cradle your dog's face in your handz
an'you look intu that face an'there iz nuthin'there lookin'bak at u".
So one day, that iz what mom did - az she sat on the kitchen floor one
day, she held Oreo in her armz an'looked intu his little face - an'yes,
that'z when she knew. Mom
made Shasta stay home that day we took my little "big" brudder Oreo tue
b-gin his trip over the Rainbow Bridge cuz Shasta didn't really know
Oreo butt she did take me cuz she knew we were "best budz". Az we sat
there in the room, mom knew she had made the right d-cision cuz little
Oreo didn't even wimper when he got that first shot - he just laid there
like he wuz takin'a nap. I wuz rite there b-side mom when Oreo left
us - I got tu b there tu say "See ya later, Best Bud"