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How do you say goodbye? by Maroonz80 How do you say goodbye? by Maroonz80
Heres how I was inspired to draw this.......
The other day my grandma saw when she yawned a tumor the size of a golfball in her mouth.... They took her to the hospital and removed it and she was recovering! Shes such a strong girl. I was happy for her and I was going to see how she was doing.
That night my dad got a call from grandma.... The doctor said she has a rare aggressive cancer.... Shes only got about a month left to live.....

I couldnt believe the news... How could it be? Since I moved here when I was about 4 she had been my best bud... Whenever I was at grandmas I'd sit on the floor and shed lay in my lap and fall asleep, When going for a walk we would be running as fast as I could lol, and when I'd sleep over shed lay in my bed with me, Id give her my leftovers when grandma wasnt looking... Whenever wed swim her and Shadow(hes passed) would snap at our swimsuits when wed jump in thinking we were drowing....

Its just not fair... I love her so much... I couldnt go to school without my eyes trying to hold in the tears.... When I saw her she was like she was in her second childhood. Shes deaf now and becoming blind...

How do you say goodbye?.... How do you tell them they arent gonna live very long and stay sane?... Its like you know but you just cant tell them but make it the best for them...

So on her last day... Ill hold her head in my lap.... Kiss her on the forehead.... and whisper "I love you" and pet her until she goes to a happier place..... Then Ill be alone......
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This is truly a very emotional and lovely peice. I too had a dog who had passed away for an unfair reason, but I digress. The detail in the drawing, even small give off the love that the artisit felt for her canine companinion. The soft colors and shades give of the memery that will now be here after Abby has gone. I sympathize for you, and Abby will feel better once she has gone to the better place, maybe she will even meet my dog and be reunitied with Shadow. Truly a very nice memorial for a good friend.
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A-p-p-l-e-J-a-c-k Featured By Owner Edited 12 hours ago  Hobbyist Digital Artist
You don't say "goodbye". You say "see you later". :)
PopoChann Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Hobbyist Digital Artist
This is so's beautiful... I'm very very sorry for your loss, i hope you're okay
Maroonz80 Featured By Owner Jun 23, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you. And I am :) :hugs:
NoSignalBlueScreen Featured By Owner Jun 10, 2014  Hobbyist General Artist
Gosh I know that feel.
I remember just doing the same thing and hugging him and crying into his fur.
I've had two dogs go like that.
Awesome picture
Maroonz80 Featured By Owner Jun 13, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you :)
GalacticJewel Featured By Owner Jun 6, 2014
:( I'm so sorry for you!! I've had a lot of dogs pass, so I know how you feel. Jut think that she'll be running around in doggie heaven watching over you :) btw I may have shed a bit of a tear over this XD
Maroonz80 Featured By Owner Jun 7, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Aww im sorry :hugs: And its been easier. I miss her, but im thankful for the time I had with her :)
GalacticJewel Featured By Owner Jun 8, 2014
Haha it's ok :hug:

That's good :D
BlancheMoon-Hime Featured By Owner May 11, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Im so sorry Maroon ...This made me cry too ,my beautiful she-dog die today ,I understand how you felt ... :))
Maroonz80 Featured By Owner May 24, 2014  Student Traditional Artist
Thank you :') and im sorry for your loss. It gets easier over time and they will always live in our hearts. :hug:
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