I turn my back on misery

I turn my back on misery

I cannot bear the pain

My heart is empty and sore

For I cannot believe, my beloved Hector has gone.

We read about it last night when the House of Mutt shared their sad news of Hector’s passing on Monday.

Hector was always the one I looked forward to seeing whenever I go to the House of Mutt. These were photos of us from my last visit in October.unnamed-22-2And on the last day of my long stay, he walked me to the car.IMG_3370-2 I told him that “goodbye doesn’t mean forever” –IMG_3369 And that I will be back again before long.IMG_3366-2But now I know I will never see my Hector again.  He was old and his health had deteriorated quickly.  His family knew it was time to let him go.

Thank you for being my rock. Thank you for making me feel so giddily excited whenever I saw you.  Thank you for always being there for me as well as for every other doggy that went to stay.  You always made us feel welcomed.

I love you, Hector. We will see each other again someday at Rainbow Bridge.

May’s comment:  Miss Darcy loved Hector, the dog-in-resident at House of Mutt – The Mountford Family Dog for 14 happy years.  He was the dog that would make her roll on her back and wag her tail in all directions. She was always beside herself with joy. It will be interesting to see how she does the next time she’s there.

Our condolences to the Mountford family – the pain of losing one’s pet is at most times a part of the contract when we adopt them as pets. 🙁  But as much as we know that would happen, it still doesn’t make the pain hurt any less.


Hector, my Hector

“Goodbye” doesn’t mean forever


  1. Rita Betteridge

    Oh May and Darcy I read this with tears dripping down my face…what a sad time for you all. I’m sure that Hector knew of your love for him and will watch over you from afar. Sweet dreams Hector and run free. X 🌈

  2. Alison Mullett

    RIP Hector. May you run free at Rainbow Bridge. Many condolences to the Mountford family.

    Such sad news Darcy and May. But how privileged you were to know such a loyal dog. Xxx

  3. Liz

    Dear D’Arcy, so sorry for the loss of your dear friend Hector. RIP dear gentle Hector.

    Love from Liz and Elsie

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