Today the Zoo and I are mourning the loss of one of our own “from anudda mudda,” Commander Ray, soulmate of my dear friend Anne.
Dogs don’t know about beginnings, and they don’t speculate on matters that occurred before their time. Dogs also don’t know — or at least don’t accept — the concept of death. With no concept of beginnings or endings dogs probably don’t know that for people having a dog as a life companion provides a streak of light between two eternities of darkness.
Ray Ray, we miss and love you to absolute bits. Say hello to H and J for me, willya?