But the house is so empty without you.
You never made much noise, but it is so deafeningly quiet here now, without hearing you breathe or move around on your bed. I was used to hearing every move you made, every breath you took.
I miss how you flopped on your side when I approached you and how you stretched out at my touch. I miss burying my face in your fur, feeling your warmth. I miss feeling your silky fur under my hands. I miss your smell.
I miss feeling your presence.
Somehow it still feels as if you were here, except I know you're not.
I miss how you would run between my legs to get a bum massage. I miss how much you liked ear rubs. I miss how you let me hug you and wrap my hands around your neck.
I miss how your head popped up and ears perked up in anticipation of good things.
I miss how excited you got every time you were to go somewhere. I miss how you loved your morning and nightly patrols. I miss how excited you got before your walks. You waited patiently but when it was time, it was time. You’d come to the office, sit down and stare with anticipation. Then you’d swat me or pushed your head under my hand when I wasn’t taking the hint. You jumped up when the thought of a walk merely crossed our minds. You always knew what we were thinking.
I miss your kind heart and your loyalty. I miss how you always had to know where I was and what I was doing. I miss how no matter how much fun you’d have outside with the furry biped, when it started to get dark, you wanted to go back to mommy.
I miss how lighthearted and care-free you were with me around.
I miss the tricks you pulled to get your own way. I miss your curiosity and your beautiful smart mind. I miss your determination.
I miss how you loved being outside in the woods, at the farm, or at your ranch. I miss your happiness and zest for life you always had. I loved nothing more than watching you having a good time, being happy, enjoying things.
I miss how you took up most of the couch when we all cuddled at night.
I miss giving you good things you would enjoy. I miss how happy it made me every time you enjoyed your meal; we never took that for granted with you.
I miss the times we played together. I loved being not just your mom, but your buddy. I miss swimming and running and playing with you.
I miss spoiling you rotten.
I miss all the work we did to take care of you. Yes, I even miss busting the ice outside so you couldn’t slip.
I miss talking to you, and I know you were listening. It was particularly apparent when you didn't know what I was saying and I could see you trying to figure it out.
Baby, I miss your face.
Treatments Jasmine Benefited From The Most
Memories Of Jasmine: Remix 4
Memories Of Jasmine: Remix 3
Making The Last Decision
Memories Of Jasmine: Remix 2
Memories Of Jasmine: Remix 1
Jasmine's Last Happy Days Before The Final Crisis
The Last Act Of Love: Run Free, Jasmine
Pain, Reaction To Narcotics Or Something Else? Please Pray For Jasmine
It Just Keeps Piling Up
I Always Thought That A UTI Would Scream It's Presence
Taking A Break From Orthopedic Issues To Deal With Inappetence, Diarrhea And Listlessness That Come And Go
Positive Update, Though Little Clarity
Jasmine's Neck Setback Update
Jasmine's Neck Setback
Elbow Problem Or Root Signature?
Back To Where We Were Last May?
Jasmine's Disc Injury: Spanking New Ramp
Jasmine's Disc Injury: The Parole Hearing
Jasmine's Disc Injury: Mom, Why Can't I Go For A Walk?
Jasmine's Disc Injury(?) Day Three
Jasmine's Disc Injury(?) Day Two
A Time Bomb Ought To Go Off At Some Point, I Guess: Jasmine's Neck
OK, I Am A Sucker: We're Going Through With The SLIT
Jasmine's Episodes: Back To The Allergies Dilemma
This Is What Jasmine's Episode Looks Like
Gotta Try Everything Once (Or Twice): On The Quest To Figure Out Jasmine's Episodes
Thundershirt vs. Jasmine's Episodes
Jasmine's Mysterious Swelling And Another Experience With VetLiveThe Diagnosis Is In: Jasmine Has An Interdigital Cyst
Jasmine's Mysterious Swelling And Interdigital Cyst Update
Is Crawling Under Things Some Kind Of Secret Physical Therapy?
Is There No Place Safe? Jasmine's Acupuncture Session
Senior Sensory Systems Function: Zero Defects
It Looks Like A Keeper: Jasmine's New Integrative Vet
Jasmine's Acute Lameness
Jasmine Doesn't Like "Doing Time"
Our Of Jail Free Pass
When It's Looks Too Good To Be True … The Lameness Returns
The Day Of The Treatment
First Time For Everything: A Healing Crisis(?)
From Zero To Sixty In Four Days: Stem Cells At Work
The Calm After The Storm
If It Was Easy, It Wouldn't Be Jasmine
Practicing What I Preach: Jasmine's Semi Annual Wellness Exam
No Skimping On Oral Care
I'm Still Standing! (Happy Birthday, Jasmine)
How Dogs Think (Well, Jasmine Anyway)
Jasmine is Vet-Stem's poster child!
Rant About Quality Of Life Versus Quantity, And Differential Diagnoses
Jasmine Is Headed For Her Next Stem Cell Treatment
Jasmine's Stem Cells Are In
Arthritis? What Arthritis?
Guess Who Is An Ever-Ready Bunny And Really Liking The Bit Of Snow We Got?
Don't Knock It Until You Tried It: Animal Chiropractic
Jasmine's Fur Analysis
Back At Chiropractic Care
Our Own Emergency Vet Horror (Part I)
Our Own Emergency Vet Horror (Part II)
How The Oddysey Started: Jasmine's ACL Injury