197. The Dog Sandy
When Donna was a little girl, she had
dog named Sandy. Sandy was a furry, brown,
-sized dog. She weighed about 25 lbs., and was
happy dog. Donna was only 10 years old,
couldn't remember a day in her life without
by her side. Sandy was Donna's best friend.
two could be seen together on most days.
cared for Sandy every day. She fed her,
her, and played with her. Donna went with
whenever it was time to take her to
veterinarian's office for a physical checkup. Donna always
to be with her furry friend on those
because she didn't want Sandy to feel alone
afraid. Donna was also responsible for cleaning up
Sandy, which meant picking up her poop. Donna
't mind though. She loved Sandy.
One day, Donna
Sandy were coming home from the park. They
walking down the street near their home when
let Sandy off her leash. Donna knew she
't supposed to let her off the leash, but
always did when they were just a few
away. Sandy would run into the yard, yelping
howling while waiting for Donna to get home.
day was different though. Sandy saw a cat
the street and started running after the cat
as Donna's neighbor was driving home. Sandy was
and killed by the speeding car as Donna
in shock. "No!" yelled Donna, but it was
late. Sandy was gone. Donna was very sad.
blamed herself for Sandy's tragic death, but her
told her that Sandy was happy in Heaven
. Donna held a little service for her doggie
buried her in the back yard so that
would always be near her. Donna knew they
be together again.