"There is a cycle of love and
death that shapes the lives of those who choose to travel in the company of
animals. It is a cycle unlike any other.
To those who have never lived through its turnings or walked its rocky path, our
willingness to give our hearts with full knowledge that they will be broken
Only we know how small a price we pay for what we receive; our grief, no matter
how powerful it may be, is an insufficient measure of the joy we have been