September 20, 2013 - submitted by The Oracle, United Kingdom


As you may know, we have a weekly feature, Team Oracle, whereby each Friday we open questions of a personal nature to all of you to answer too. Then, the following Friday, I post a selection of the best answers, alongside my own reply.

ANYONE can join in so, if you'd like to, please email your response to the following question, in no more than 250 words, to before midnight Thursday 26th September.

My family and I found out two days ago that my dog has a cancerous tumor in her leg that has eaten away at the bone, and we just found out today that the bone can break at any minute and when it does, we're going to have to put her to sleep right away. I'm having an extremely hard time handling this...I don't think I can. Any advice on how to cope with the loss/sickness of a beloved pet? Thanks. Natalie, USA.

Look forward to seeing your replies.

The Oracle.

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