9/26/2006 - 4/21/2015Yesterday was the hardest day of our lives, as we sent an angel to heaven. We had "Lap of Love" come to our home and perform the service as we did not want PITA being a in a strange place. We held PITA in our arms and told PITA how much we love him and at approx 645pm PITA earned his wings.
He was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma which is rare to be found in small breed dogs. We went forward and attempted to get treatment for PITA but due to the location of the mass it was inoperable, and even if it was the quality of life he would have had for the short extension was not worth putting him through.
We spent every waking moment possible with PITA during his last days until he finally let us know he was ready.
I’ve been a train wreck of emotions since his diagnosis and made it a point to be with PITA every waking moment possible to share his last days with PITA.
We had PITA from 6 weeks old where he would fit in the palm of my hand, Tanya took PITA home with the “story” that her friend wanted her to watch PITA for a weekend (yeah right) and here it is 9yrs later he was our child.
For those who knew PITA, I am sure you know how much he meant to Tanya and me and especially me as he is a huge part of my life. Those of you who met PITA know how loving he is and always willing and wanting to play, everyone would fall in love with PITA immediately because of his great personality and PITA just being PITA.
You will never leave our hearts, minds, or dreams. We will meet again one day buddy and we will all be back together as a family. Until then watch over Tanya, me, Maci and George and know that Daddy loves you and misses you.
PITA Louis Mauro 09/26/06 – 04/21/15
Damon MauroJacksonville, FloridaApril 27, 2015
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Miss you buddy. Love youDamon Mauro - April 28, 2018
So sorry for your loss... HugsSandy - April 30, 2015
I did not know u very well, but I did think u were the craziest and cutest doggie. U had a really cool haircut and such spunk it made everyone want to talk in their doggie voices. U were very special and loved. I'm guessing that u met my kitty Bella Mia, who recently passed herself, and I bet u are both playing in the fields of flowers together! That makes me smile. I know that pretty soon your mommy and daddy will smile again when they think of u.
auntie Caroline
xoxo forever in my ❤
caroline scott - April 28, 2015
Thoughts and prayers with you big man.Chris Hale - April 28, 2015
Damon and all,
You are in our thoughts and prayers during this time. I know exactly how and what you are going through as we've been down that road. It sounds like Dr. Katie is truly an angel. I'm glad you found her.
There aren't many words that will help right now but just know we are thinking of you all.

Take care,
Lorry Crider - April 28, 2015
Love and Miss you...Damon Mauro - April 28, 2015
Love and Miss you...Damon Mauro - April 28, 2015

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