I forgive myself and release any feelings of guilt that I may have in my decision-making process as a pet owner. I keep in mind that I have always tried to do the right thing for my beloved animal.
Weil, Lorise. Pet Loss Meditations. Bloomington: AuthorHouse, 2005.
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