We had to have Sierra put down yesterday. She had recently
been diagnosed with hyperthyroid (cancer) and was having
problems swallowing. We gave her sub-Q fluids for a couple
of days, but that was just not sustainable.
I'm very thankful that our vet has a nice room set up with
couches and rugs and plants to make it seem less clinical.
And the staff could not have been more supportive and
caring and understanding. That does make it a tiny bit
easier. They even have a side entrance, so you don't have to
walk through a waiting room full of people and their pets.
I went for my regular walk this morning, she enjoyed our
walks and I feel like she would have wanted me to do it.
I'm going to try and remember her like this, playing with
her little brother: