Jessie gets her wings

Long time readers will know the story of my friend Jodie and her fur sisters Cilla and Jessie and our plea to re-home these beauties together when their mumma sadly passed away in 2012. Cilla joined her mumma only 7 weeks later.

One last cuddle with Aunty MJ

Yesterday I sat with my friend and the beautiful Jessie, holding them both as Jessie passed over the bridge. Almost 17, Jessie had developed a tumour on her face and life was getting a little tricky for this gorgeous old girl.

Jessie gets her wings

In the arms of an angel

I’ve never been present when an animal has been euthanised. It was somehow calmer than I thought it would be. It was raw. It was devastatingly heartbreaking. And it was beautiful. The last move Jessie made was to snuggle into Jodie’s lap before she crossed over, as if to thank Jodie for being the best non-fur sister a girl could ever hope for.

Run free sweet Jessie-dawg. Have fun with your mumma and Cilla. You’ve earned your wings and heaven just got another gorgeous furry guardian angel.

Jodie, you are strong beyond belief. Lots of love to you my friend. xox

About bumpyroadtobubba

Mumma to Poppy Grace (born January 2011); forever friend to my furry buddies Bella & Bear; love spending time with family & friends, cooking, reading, writing, design & watching trashy TV (when I find time)! I try to perform one random act of kindness each day & think more people should learn a lesson in unconditional love & acceptance from our 4-legged furry friends. This is my journey to motherhood & beyond - single by chance, mother by choice.
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6 Responses to Jessie gets her wings

  1. Kelsie says:

    So sad 😦 Sorry for your loss. I recently lost my 17 year old lab mix, I’d had her since she was 6 weeks old. It was like losing a family member.

  2. I would write something but tears are enough I think……

  3. Bongo says:

    My person had tears in her eyes while she was reading this.

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