To My Fur Babies, Mom's Sorry She's Not Around More
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To My Fur Babies, Mom's Sorry She's Not Around More

But I want you to know our time together is worth more to me than gold.

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To My Fur Babies, Mom's Sorry She's Not Around More
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To my little fur babies,

I'm so sorry life is so hectic, and there's no way for me to explain my absence to you. I'm sorry you spend most days alone, with your other furry friends, waiting for me to come home. I'm sorry for the anxiety and stress this causes you. I'm sorry that some days I don't return for over twelve hours, when others all I do is stay cooped up in my room, ignoring you for that pesky paper I always seem to be writing on.

I'm sorry the days that are sunny we don't go outside and play til it gets dark. I'm sorry I yell at you when you misbehave, and continue to neglect you for my other responsibilities.

I love you more than anything, and there's nothing I look forward to more than coming home to your loving faces. The best parts of my day is walking through that door and having three sets of feet come rushing to me, jumping up on me, and kissing my hands and face. I love how you cuddle up to me extra tight on the couch when we watch TV together. I love how you recognize my voice and light up when you realize I said your name. I love petting you, and touching your soft fur.

I love the moments we have together because I know they are short and fleeting.

I wish life wouldn't be this way, and that I could just spend the little time that I do have with you on this earth, doing nothing but all of your favorite activities together. I wish everyday we could run outside and play fetch, or cuddle up on the couch on rainy days and have endless belly rubs, or to give you all the treats your tummy can hold. I wish we could go on more walks and that you could see more to life than just the little confines of our home.

I hope that I am giving you a good life, and that you are happy with me. I know it's hard to understand why I go away only to return later, and if I were you, I'd be extremely upset, too.

I'm sorry I can't hold you and comfort you on rainy days when the thunder makes you shake. I'm sorry I scold you more than I tell you you're a good boy. I'm sorry my absence makes you a bit stir crazy and bored, and I'm sorry for not exercising you more often so you didn't destroy everything in your path.

If I had it my way, there wouldn't be a day or adventure we wouldn't go on. But alas, all I can do is enjoy my time with you while I can, when I can.

Just know, no matter where I am, where I go, or how long I'm away, I will always love you, my fur babies.

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