Remembering My Boys on National Pet Memorial Day

The second Sunday in September is National Pet Memorial Day. While I think of them every day, I’ve been spending time today remembering my Nicky, Niño and Mickey. Mickey was my best friend growing up. He was a gift from my Father when I was four years old and had chicken pox. He was my constant companion and a source of comfort when my Father passed away three years later. We had 13 years together. It wasn’t until I started {Read More}

Sweet Pea’s Story-Part 2

Sweet Pea’s Story-Part 2…(Part one can be read here.) Niño and Sweet Pea Nicky and Niño were ready to burst with excitement about this new family member. I put her in her travel cage and we all gathered on the floor. Nicky and Niño were leashed in case they got too excited…they sniffed around the cage…she followed, checking them out…Nicky lingered a bit too long and she nipped his nose. No damage done, but he learned his lesson. Niño sat {Read More}

My Boys: Nicky and Niño

 Best Friends: Niño and Nicky  He was never fond of close-ups. Can you tell? My sweet little Nicky.  My little rock star. He was so sweet and tolerant of my shenanigans. My snow pup. He LOVED snow. Nicky passed away June 26, 2009. Niño followed November 30, 2009. They were both 12 years old and had been together their entire lives. They came to live with me when they were wee babies. Those were the best 12 years of my {Read More}