We lost our 18 year old little Jenny on Friday.
Jenness, my very good friend, left a message that spoke well to our appreciation for Jenny's life and the overwhelming grief that we feel at the end of it.
She said - these are not her precise words but the essence of what I heard - it is the trust that our pets give us that cause us to bond so with them. Simple. Profound. True. There is so much in a day, when you have had ten years worth of days together, that you can miss when a much loved pet like little Jenny passes, but, yes, Jenness, it is that they trust us to love them that leaves the biggest hole.