Life in the Neal house has certainly been different since Bella went to Pet Heaven on 4/27/17. Honestly, there is an impossible-to-fill void in our hearts for her. We are doing our best but our lovely daughter of 15 glorious years is dearly missed.
Brandee, Jack and I miss our sweetest Bella like you can’t believe. This past month without her feels like it’s been 30 years, instead of 30 days. She was such a great part of our lives for 15 wonderful years that it will take time to adjust, but it’s difficult; to say the least.
It’s really hard to express just how much Bella meant to our family. She was the center of our universe. Bella provided our family such great love and comfort that we miss so badly. We can only hope that we provided such comfort in reciprocity.
We love you baby and are so happy that you are enjoying your time in Pet Heaven at Rainbow Bridge until we meet again.
Brandee and I kicked off the Summer ’17 BBQ season with a fun-filled event at our home. We invited some of our close friends and family over for hamburgers, hot dogs and fun. We all had a lot of fun socializing and watching all the crazy activity going on. It was a crazy mix of first’s because it was the first time a group of strangers were in the house with our new kitten and new puppy.
While Jack seems physically healthy, I get a clear feeling that he has become more distant for some reason. I think part of this is mourning for his beloved sissy, Bella, as maybe he’s still waiting for her to come home and doesn’t understand that she went to Pet Heaven. Or, and I hate to say it but I’m thinking it none-the-less, the guilt of two new sisters. Of course, these two new sissies are in no means a replacement for Jack’s beautiful sister but I can share his agony and it’s tough to adjust.
Jack is our best buddy so Brandee and I are doing extra special things to spoil our perfect son.
Gracie and Bleu
Our recently adopted 8-month old chiweenie puppy, Gracie, and our 7-week old kitten, Bleu, continue to live their carefree lives as naïve children, which has brought some sense of levity to our home that is badly needed right now. They have provided a nice distraction as we all adjust together as one big family.
Gracie and Jack seem to be getting along much better as the day’s go by. They play together for hours each day which is certainly good for both of them. However, weighing out at barely 2 ½ pounds, Bleu, has already taken control of the household. Jack and Bleu rarely have direct contact, although he does protect Bleu when Gracie gets a bit rough in her playing. On the other hand, Gracie (puppy) and Bleu (kitten) play with each other nearly non-stop and it’s really funny to witness. Even though Gracie is small, Bleu is even much smaller at something like a 7:1 ratio, yet Bleu dictates the fight (i.e. play action).
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