So we lost our doggy Akeesha on Monday. She was 14, so she lived a good long life, but we still miss her fiercely.
Here are some of the posts I have written about her:
She’s been going downhill for a while but she was still enjoying pets and treats and had some quality of life, she’s gone downhill the last few days.
She’s deaf, but she liked to lay at my feet with her head on the ground when I played my cello.
I played for her her last evening when we were trying everything to get her on her feet. She tried to get up, but she couldn’t. I don’t think I’ll be able to play Simple Gifts again.
Here are some more pictures:
I wish I had some pictures of her rolling around in the snow. She loved that. She also loved toast, peanut butter and people. She hated water, little dogs and the dark.
She was weird even as a puppy. She used to run in circles, chasing her tail. Not unusual so far, but she would catch her tail and walk around like that with her tail in her mouth.
When we first moved into our house, we had no fence and while we were unpacking, we didn’t notice that she had wandered away. She walked into my neighbor’s open back door. My neighbor was cooking bacon. So she sat down at his feet and waited for her share.
Once she was in the front yard with us while we were doing yard work. A minivan drove slowly by, delivering newspapers, doors open. Akeesha bounded across the yard and jumped into the van because there were kids inside to play with.
She calmed eventually with age and training and was less prone to such craziness. But she was an awesome dog and we miss her every day.