May 19, 2013 @ 4:33 pm posted by BertaL

~Love begins with a smile, grows with a kiss, and ends with a teardrop~

Pugnacious Horatio, our sweet little man, we miss you from the depths of our souls.

You died suddenly, by Mommy’s feet, without ever making a sound, without ever calling for help.

Why?!? We just don’t understand. You were so healthy and not even 6 years old yet! You always had a perfect bill of health from the Vet and he always complimented you on your debonair good looks! The Vet still does not have a good reason why you died so suddenly. He thinks maybe it was an undetected heart condition, but we will never know for sure.

You came to us as an eleven week old, three pound little ball of fur with big brown glossy eyes and tiny pug paws, with barely any separation between the toes. It was love at first sight, no doubt. I still remember fondly how smart you were and how quickly you trained on your potty pad. And how you taught your “brother” Jackson how to walk up and down the stairs when he was so terrified to do so. You were so patient with him.

Pugnacious at 11 Weeks

Pugnacious at 11 Weeks

Do you remember the nights of “Sweeping the floor with the Pug?” Oh how you loved your soft pink belly sliding over the cool kitchen floor. We played it for hours- Mommy and Daddy laughed and giggled endlessly. Such sweet memories!

We are both so very sorry Nach that we could not save you. We desperately tried CPR on you but you would not respond- your beautiful eyes had already lost their light.

Please know that you mean the world to us both and that there will always, always be a pug shaped spot missing from our hearts.


Until we meet again~

A million hugs and kisses….. Love, Mommy, Daddy and your pug sister, Sophie Marie

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