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Living in denial

yes, we are. We have been trying to pretend that Riley is still at the vet and will be coming home soon. Its so hard coming home to our house with no fur ball waiting for us at the door. I dread getting up in the morning to go to Kate's room to get her clothes because Riley won't be following me in there. It's not the same making dinner and not having him begging me to give him some. Last night we realized that we are totally living in denial when we got home and received a card from the hospital where he died telling us how sorry they are about his passing. Or the flowers that our vet sent us because they adored our boy and feel so bad. We were really hoping that this was just a bad dream and we were going to wake up one morning to him squawking at us. I guess it really is real and he really is gone. Ouch. ouch. ouch.

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