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RUBY

By gentry3951
This is the saddest picture I have ever posted. On Saturday we went for our annual holiday to Scotland. On the way up we stop at Loch Lomond. This is the last picture I took of my best friend. The following day everything seemed fine, but in the evening, Ruby started to have problems, so we took her to the vets in Oban. On arrival she collapsed and the vet thought she had died. But she recovered, he gave her some injections and told us to bring her back on Monday morning. On the way home she was lay on my knee, she got up and turned to Jacqueline my wife, who stroked her. She then turned to me and laid on my arm and died.
Ruby was at Maltese Terrier. She was only 9 years old, and she had been with me 24/7 in all that time. She always slept on my bed at night.
The version 1 is in Weston Super Mare 6 weeks ago. Version 2 is Scotland in 2020. Happier times

Tags: Ruby Pets and captive animals My best friend

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RonDM Plus
8 411 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2022 11:10AM
So so sad, such a terrible lost of a best friend and companion. My thoughts are with you and your wife at this sad time.

Ron
9 Nov 2022 11:13AM
Thank you, Ron.
ColleenA Plus
10 505 11 Australia
9 Nov 2022 11:18AM
Iím so sorry for your loss, my condolences
So very sad, having her pass away in your arms is far far better than taking back to the vets with all the guilt that that can entail. She was a beautiful looking little Westie and had a wonderful loving life with you.
af1 Plus
10 1 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2022 11:30AM
O'h how tragic l am so sorry for your loss we have a crazy 13 yr old cocker and dreading when his final day will come,,,thanks for sharing and remember all the great times you all had together...Regards Alan.
Kerpa 3 Finland
9 Nov 2022 12:18PM
I am so sorry.

Kimmo
Fefe Plus
11 84 49 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2022 1:36PM
This is so sad Gerry. I am so sorry for your loss.
Heart breaking.
Best wishes to you both.
cooky Plus
19 6 9 United Kingdom
9 Nov 2022 3:29PM
So sorry for your loss Gerry. The comfort you have is that you were with your lovely Ruby when she needed you most. Our animal family are so much more than pets.

Love to you and your wife.

Kath
9 Nov 2022 5:23PM
Our thoughts are with you both, Gerry, bad enough when age catches up with our beloved pets,
but no words can express our sorrow at the loss of Ruby . Always enjoyed your pics of your adventures together.

David
rontear Plus
20 23 9 England
9 Nov 2022 6:27PM
A fitting tribute to your best friend Gerry. Such a loss, my thoughts are with you/family.
Ron
SlowSong Plus
14 10.7k 30 England
9 Nov 2022 6:38PM
Heartbreaking. Such a beautiful girl. Gone too soon, dear Ruby.
Xxx
richmowil Plus
14 507 3 England
9 Nov 2022 7:39PM
Fitting tribute Gerry. My thoughts are with you and your family.
JohnDyer Plus
17 80 2 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2022 3:32PM
Heartbreaking, I can only imagine how you feel
J
Don20 6 5 United Kingdom
10 Nov 2022 7:24PM
What a terrible loss for you. At least she was with you when it happened
Don
10 Nov 2022 9:18PM
I am so sad Gerry for your loss of your beautiful Ruby. Lin

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