Saying Goodbye To Claire

Saying Goodbye To Claire

Less than a week after we said goodbye to Lucky I find myself writing another obituary, for our sweet little Claire. When my eldest was 9 she mentioned she’d like a puppy for her 10th birthday. Lucky was a Rat Terrier, and we really liked her, so Cate went looking for Rat Terriers. She found…

Saying Goodbye To Lucky

Saying Goodbye To Lucky

In late 2004 Cate and I started discussing whether we wanted a dog. The girls were 5 and 3, and we needed to decide if we wanted a pet to be part of their life. Then one fateful evening in January 2005 my father-in-law called and said “Do you still want a dog?”. Apparently someone…