Dogs: One Sign That God Loves His People

BY Herschel Smith
1 month, 2 weeks ago

Readers know I’m a sucker for dogs.  I miss my Heidi-girl so much that I still grieve her loss.

WiscoDave sent this along today.

After Stuart Hutchison died from brain cancer, his beloved French bulldog Nero passed on just 15 minutes later.

Despite trying surgery and chemotherapy, Hutchison died on August 11, at age 25, after an eight-year battle with cancer, Mirror reported. Things took a devastating turn in June, when Hutchison learned that his cancer had spread to most of his brain and to his bones and pelvis.

After trying to treat the spread with minimal success, Hutchison made the choice to move into his mother’s house to enjoy his final weeks in a comfortable space with his mom as his full-time caregiver.

During this time, Hutchison’s wife, Danielle, was spending time at the house to be close to her husband. On the day Hutchison died, Danielle’s father went to the home Danielle and Hutchison shared to pick up glasses for Danielle, allowing her more time to stay by her husband’s side.

While he was picking up the glasses, Danielle’s father noticed that Nero appeared to be ill and decided to rush the dog to the emergency vet. Veterinarians discovered a rupture in Nero’s spine and the French bulldog died not long after arriving at the animal hospital and just minutes after his owner passed away.

“Stuart died about 1:15 p.m. that day, and Nero died roughly 15 minutes later,” Fiona Conaghan, Hutchison’s mother, told Mirror. “He had three dogs, but him and Nero were like one man and his dog.”

“Nero was the dog which was always with him,” she added, touching on the bond her son ad his dog shared.

Nero would likely have passed away due to a broken heart anyway.

Also today, this is a report about how a woman and a dog copes with the dog going completely blind soon after adoption.

Because.  Love.


Comments

  1. On November 30, 2021 at 1:16 am, Elmo said:

    Boy, did the story of Stuart and Nero make me ball like a baby.

  2. On November 30, 2021 at 7:18 am, WiscoDave said:

    “I know you’re scared of being alone, so I followed…”

  3. On November 30, 2021 at 2:15 pm, Robert Orians said:

    I’m an old man now and I have my friends buried all over this farm under many of the Dogwood trees . Sometimes at night when walking around these hills we still see old Shep walking the homesite on the hill doing his hourly guard duty on our homestead . I can’t prove this through any research but for those of you that consider their self to be people of faith ,about two months after the passing of my last Shepherd Sophie Marie , I was still shaken and mourning my companion of 15 years and the Lord told me I would have my critters in heaven . He does not often speak to me but when He does I recognize His voice . And I believe Him .

  4. On November 30, 2021 at 4:12 pm, Done. said:

    All dogs go to heaven.

  5. On November 30, 2021 at 5:19 pm, Ohio Guy said:

    Just like Robert Orians said. All you have to do is simply believe. And it will be.

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