Roy
1/1/1998 - 10/21/2013Roy was my best friend. He was there for all of the years where I developed into the person I am today, and outlasted everything else from my childhood. I had promised him for years that when I got my own place he could finally live inside. My greatest fear throughout all of college was that I would never get the chance to keep that promise, but finally the day came where I could and it was one of the happiest moments of my life. It was only for three years, but when the time finally came I had no regrets because I knew without a doubt that they were the best three years of his life. Its been a little over four months since then and I still think about him almost every day. I miss him so much but I know that it was the right thing to do. He only ever got up on my desk when he needed something from me specifically, and the last several days he would just sleep up there whenever I was at it -- he knew that something was wrong with his body and he just wanted me to make it all better, and it broke my heart. I made him a nice box that would deteriorate quickly underground, wrapped him in a white cloth with his favorite toys - an old drawstring from a pair of my pants that smelled like me and a fuzzy mouse - and buried him next to his grandmother in a nice spot with lots of warm sunlight. I will never forget you Roy. You were my best friend and I love you so much.Robert RamsayFairfax, VirginiaMarch 3, 2014
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Thank you for sharing Roy's very special story, it was very moving as there are many parallels with my Rudy: hanging around me outside, wanting so much to bring him inside one day, burying him with his favorite toys in a spot in the sun. I am so sorry for your loss, but happy that you had many years with him. I hope Roy comes to visit you often in your dreams as he waits for you.
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Glen Harris - March 10, 2014
So sorry for the loss of your boy Roy.........what a sweet angel.debbie g - March 9, 2014
Robert Ramsay - March 9, 2014

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