Meet Breezi

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Breezi makes herself at home in my office chair meant for comfy thoughts.

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A new rescue and a new beginning — Breezi and me

We don’t forget our pets when they pass. (Cee-Cee died October 19, 2017.)

We must be aware when we take on the pets we choose that we will likely outlive them, and that losing them is part of loving them and establishing a family-like relationship with them.

And we must never forget that losing a pet doesn’t mean we shouldn’t adopt again.

Seeking a new relationship, not trying to return to an old one, is the point of rescue. We never forget the lost; they are part of our makeup, our memories, our lives.

But to rescue again means our hearts are rescued again, also, by a new personality and a new experience, which, in the end, we will cherish just as much as those we’ve previously lost.

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Credit:
Photos from the personal and copyrighted collection of Barbara Anne Helberg

7 Comments (+add yours?)

  1. maryannniemczura
    Jan 21, 2018 @ 14:45:31

    Just enjoy the time you have with them.

    Reply

  2. SpiritualJourney17
    Jul 20, 2018 @ 12:09:51

    A beautiful and heartfelt post. Animals provide healing and love and we in return. Enjoy your time with Breezi. 😃

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    • bahelberg1
      Jul 20, 2018 @ 14:52:06

      Thank you so much for your kind and astute observations, Spirit ! Breezi has made a difference in my life after Cee-Cee, and we’re doing great as a team! Appreciate your visit.

      Reply

  3. chattykerry
    Feb 22, 2019 @ 17:43:07

    What a lovely little dog! We are on our LAST CAT – who is a sweet little 16 year old. Maybe we will volunteer to help animals in a different way. Your post resonated with me.

    Reply

  4. bahelberg1
    Feb 28, 2019 @ 17:32:01

    Thank you for that sweet comment, chatty ! I do believe we benefit from reaching out as much as we are able.

    Reply

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