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trying to deal with three deaths in a week...

so my jack russel terrior dog died in her sleep last night, I knew she was sick by the way she was breathing In through her mouth and the rapid movement of her sides. I've had her since third grade and I'm in tenth now. last night I had a dream of her taking her last breathes. when I wake up this morning she was dead in the same position she died in my dream. how did it happen? why is it so ironic I would have a dream like that? the other downside of this is that I lost two other family members (human) all in this week close together thursday, Friday, and this Sunday. that's too much.

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Elise, I am so sorry to hear this. I had to put down my best friend of 13 years last week. I understand your pain. Our subconscious has a way of knowing things that our conscious selves don't. Unfortunately death is something everyone on earth has to deal with throughout their entire life. Sometimes we are prepared for it like in my case with my dog, sometimes we are not like the folks in CT. Know that the feelings that you are having of pain and sorrow will pass. It takes time and usually longer than we would like. I will be praying for you. For peace, for rest, and for strength. God bless you during this season and know that life gets better.

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I'm so sorry you're going through all of this. Grieving is a process and it just takes time for you to feel better. Try to stay busy so you don't think about it too much and be around people who love you. I hope things go better for you in the coming year.

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my cat had 2 babies last night and one died :( but im sorry for your loss was your family members sick?

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The causes of death were cancer and concussion
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im so sorry for your losses if you need anyone to talk to plz let me know
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You could be dreaming about your russel terrior because its pass away effected you deeply. I have a few solutions on how to deal with your stress Meditate for awhile or smile with not just your lips but your heart and soul. You will end up feeling better.

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Allow yourself to grieve naturally.
It will take a long time
You will have mixed emotions of grief, anger and resolve
Speak about the loved ones openly
Write about them or to them on special paper for keeps.
They and your terrier will visit you in your dreams for sure.
Don't try and make sense of it
Except to value life and live every day to the max
Thats what they would say.

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I am so sorry for all of you losses. As for the dream it may have been your dog saying goodbye. If she was sick then it may be just as well as she is no longer in pain. Having trouble breathing can be a sign of several things, and one is a bad heart. I know it hurts and I am sure your dog was the one you turned to to deal with the other deaths. Just hang with your family as much as possible and don't be afraid to cry. You need to grieve and get your emotions out.

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I feel for you. Maybe you have abilities of some kind.......

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Sounds like you care more about your dogs death than ur family members

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No, I care about all of them. I just had a closer connection to my pet. I was around her more than my family members, hadn't seen them in a while.
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That makes sense
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Yeah
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Yes about pets and children,
you really can "fall in love" with them,
just as much as any wife, husband or other persons.
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I'm sorry to hear about all of your losses in a short timeframe. As for your dreams, and I know that a lot of people will disagree with me, all throughout the bible, God has told people things through dreams, I've experienced this many times, I finally talked to a pastor about it as it was happening so frequently that it scared me somewhat. Just my belief, but I believe that God prepares us and warns us of events through dreams.

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I agree and they were just saying that on tv about Jesus telling people about things through dreams. I totally agree :)
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Wow, that was your confirmation then, it's pretty cool how things in the spiritual realm work. I am truly sorry that you had to experience that much loss right here at Christmas time.
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