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9 Things Your Deceased Pet Wants You to Know

It's been almost 4 years since Mama has passed, and in that time, this blog post has seen hundreds of thousands of eyes. I've deleted the blog this was originally hosted on, but in the spirit of Mama, I've decided to bring it back . . .  Below is the original article, in its entirety, written days after her passing in October of 2014. 9 Things Your Deceased Pet Wants You to Know This past week, my family suffered the loss of a friend and a loved one. Our sweet dog, Mama. A 65 pound German Shepherd mixed with a little bit of magic and who knows what, she entered our lives a short 4.5 years ago, at the age of about 2, as a rescue dog from a machine yard Tijuana, Mexico. And if rescue ever had a meaning, Mama’s story into our lives is the most beautiful rescue story. When she was found by the rescue organization, she was chained to a tiny outdoor doghouse, skin and bones, and starving, somehow nursing 5 chubby puppies. She was heavily abused and lived in a