Kip Died 10 Years Ago Today

Kip
Kip

Yeah… it still hurts. I put off this post all day because… well, I wasn’t sure why, but now I know. My heart still hurts when I think of Kip being gone.

I read in a book once someone said “Death lasts so much longer than life” and I really didn’t understand that until I loved a dog who only lived 14 very short years. Kip was with me when I was young, in my 20s, so time went by slower then. But still, I wish he could have lived much longer. Kip was my best friend in the world through some hard times.

Kip was a Shepherd Mix… and you can read more about him here.  I love Kip with all my heart, I miss him still. He died on his own in the back yard on a Saturday morning. I didn’t know how to handle it… I think I’d be better now. Kip, I hope you are free somewhere experiencing wondering things I cannot even imagine. Thank you for spending 14 years with me.

5 thoughts on “Kip Died 10 Years Ago Today”

  1. I know exactly how you feel. It is the one year anniversary of Rocco and Nala’s passing and at the end of May it will be 4 years since I lost my Mana girl. It is so hard to love a pet so much and then lose them. And I agree with you, the pain of loss never really goes away. Kip was lucky to have you and you him 🙂
    .-= Flo´s last blog ..Not much to say tonight… =-.

  2. I’m so sorry Cynthia. There really are no words that comfort, even ten years later. I know I think of little man every day and the hurt is there. But I have to say to me it is beautiful that we have these relationships with our pups, especially one that holds such a place in your heart so many years later. Take comfort in the beauty, even if it is the beauty of what was. Sorry again!
    .-= katie´s last blog ..So Pig In a Blanket IS Easier To Say. . . =-.

  3. I am so sorry about the pain of missing Kip on this day..but so glad for you too that you had such a good friend. Hope you do something really wonderful with your dogs today to celebrate Kips life 😉
    .-= Kathy´s last blog ..Our awesome gift! =-.

  4. Thanks everyone. It’s hard to lose them… ugh. It’s the worst thing about having dogs. They don’t live long enough.

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