Let me tell you about Kisses, my friend. MOM’s friend, Handi, when her family lived in Utah, brought Kisses home from the Humane Society when she was 4 years old.
She came into a home full of lots of love complete with a brother, Baily, who was a beautiful chocolate lab. Kisses loved to ruff house with him until he went over the Rainbow Bridge. Then Jake came in to this house of love. Kisses tolerated Jake and let him know she was top dog. And believe me she was. More than once she let me know that, and I respected her and her toughness. Jake loved her right to the end when he crossed the bridge.
Soon Abby Grace came to be Kisses new housemate. And after just 3 short weeks Kisses adopted Abby as her very own pup. The two of them made a great team and of course Kisses was the boss, but Abby Grace didn’t mind, she loved Kisses.
It is with a heavy heart that today, MOM received word that Kisses crossed over the Rainbow Bridge, she was 14.
Kisses loved camping, laying in the river, not swimming, just laying in the cool water and she loved the snow. Her favorite food was bread and bananas. When her hips still worked, oh how she loved to chase her tail. It would make anyone smile and smile BIG.
A couple of years ago Kisses family moved to the beautiful mountains of Colorado because her mom was to become the new pastor of a church there. It was sad to see them go, but we always kept in touch. She lived in the mountains where she watched, barked at, and chased the wild animals. I guess she wanted them to know SHE was the boss.
She was named Kisses because she loved to give kisses. Right before she crossed the bridge today, it snowed and she gave each family members one last kiss.
Run free Miss Kisses. I have no doubt that you are chasing your tail and bossing Baily and Jake around. Until we meet again, here is a kiss for you.