GOOD GIRL, WRIGLEY
August 3, 2005 – August 3, 2021.
Well, we aren’t really sure about her birthdate.
We rescued her on August 3, 2006, and she was about a year old, so we assigned her the birthdate.
The boys were little, and birthdays were important.
Wrigley has been with us for 15 years.
She has seen us through a lot of hard times.
She comforted both of our mothers during their final illnesses.
And she consoled the family after each loss.
She saw the boys through their teen years.
And she helped each of the boys, in turn, adjust to their T1 diabetes diagnosis.
She was the anchor in our family, and now she is gone.
The house feels adrift and bleak without her in it.
We rescued her, but I think that she really rescued us.
Good girl, Wrigley, good girl.