Have any of you lost a pet recently? My cat, who was with me through all the bad things in my life, who I love very much, died tonight. I find that sharing grief is the easiest way to deal with loss. Has such a situation happened to any of you? I’m very sad, I’m sort of not sure what to do.
But the whole situation made me realize two things about life.
- The stoic way my little cat faced his last hours should be an example to everyone. Whatever happens after death must be superior to all the grief in this life.
- Grief really can’t be explained. You feel angry, guilty, sad, confused, and then you realize, the guilt, sadness, anger, and confusion you are feeling is experienced by everyone, many times throughout life, for most. I’ve been through a lot of crap, and I know it, but it just makes me want to try harder to experience more of the good that life has to offer. There’s a lot more bad than good, but it’s up to us to decide which one weighs more.