Each from time to time a narrative comes alongside that may actually contact your coronary heart.  All of us can relate to loss and might empathize with Spencer the canine who misplaced his greatest fur pal of 10 years and was drowning in his grief.


The 2 canine, Spencer and Rocky, had been greatest mates for greater than 10 years.  The 2 had been inseparable.  They did every part collectively.  They performed, adopted one another round, and even slept collectively at evening.  In keeping with their dad:

“Rocky and Spencer slept in the identical mattress, ate from the identical bowl and all the time walked collectively after they went out.”


Someday Rocky (the blond canine) was taken to the vet as a result of he was not feeling nicely.  Whereas there, the household obtained information that each pet proprietor fears-Rocky had a cancerous tumor.

The vet defined that the tumor was inoperable and that Rocky was in nice ache.  With no risk of remedy, the household selected to finish their cherished one’s struggling and humanely euthanized their beloved pet.


The devastated household returned house to Spencer who instantly started in search of Rocky.  He merely couldn’t perceive the place his greatest pal had gone.  Because the household grieved for his or her canine, Spencer acquired very depressed and it made the unhappy state of affairs that a lot sadder.

“Since Rocky handed, Spencer has been getting up within the evening to wander the home in search of his brother. After which he begins crying as a result of he can’t discover him.”


The household had Rocky cremated and positioned the ashes in Spencer’s mattress considering it’d present consolation and closure however that was not the case.  Not figuring out what else to do, Spencer’s dad got here up with an concept.

He ordered Spencer a pillow with a photograph of Rocky’s smiling face on it. From the day the pillow arrived, to everybody’s aid, the unhappy and lonely pup took consolation in it and cuddled with it day by day.


“Spencer has been cuddling into the pillow because it arrived, carrying it from the couch to his personal mattress,” Fisher mentioned. “He appears much more settled now he’s acquired one thing to cuddle into.”


Whereas Spencer will probably miss his pal for the remainder of his days, it’s lovely to see that he has one thing to assist him by means of his grieving course of.  It’s vital to do not forget that all of us course of loss in numerous methods, together with our pets.  Spencer is fortunate to have a household that cares a lot about his well-being.

“I don’t assume Spencer will ever recover from Rocky’s passing, however I hope he’s capable of be taught to go on with out him,” Fisher mentioned.

Please share Spencer’s story with your loved ones and mates.