Dolores, Our Spotted Soulmate
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FROM Doug Armstrong and Jim Becker
Facebook post, April 3, 2021

Your two old men and your fluffy kitty miss you more than you could know.

Dalmation Dolores

The most beautiful baby girl, our spotted soulmate, and the light of our lives passed away yesterday, April 2, 2021.

There arenít words big enough for the emptiness and pain we feel in her absence, for the heartache of watching our princess decline so rapidly over the last two weeks and lose her abilities to be herself. There are also no words poetic and meaningful enough to capture even a fraction of what she was and is to us, the joy and humor and growth she poured so generously into our lives, and the love that flowed endlessly between us.

Nobody has ever given a better hug than our Walrus. No fur has ever been such a safe place for tears to land over the years as she has comforted us time and time again. Nobody will ever be our Dolores. This grief is completely overwhelming and feels like it will never heal.

Baby Girl, you are loved beyond the limits of our lifetimes. Your two old men and your fluffy kitty miss you more than you could know.


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