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Saying Goodbye To Ugly

12 years ago I graduated high school after 4 horrendously terrible years. I hated high school. It was a miracle that I graduated and my family wanted to celebrate and commemorate this monumental achievement so they gave me a choice: Disney or a cruise to the Caribbean. I chose the cruise.

Unfortunately this meant leaving our pets for a week and there was 1 pet whom we loved very much but was failing quite rapidly and would not survive a week in a kennel so we made the decision to humanely and peacefully euthanize our sweet Beagle Patty at the age of 16. It was horrible but it was the right thing to do...

I've always been a dog lover and I wanted nothing more than to return home and adopt a new dog but I lived with my parents and therefore did not make the rules of the house. Not to mention I was going to college in the fall and would not be home to care for and enjoy the company of a new canine companion. So the answer, despite my pleading was no. The answer stayed "no" un…