I wish they were that understanding here, Melinda.
All I get when I call is 'let nature run its course' or 'transport it to the vet for euthanasia'... Doesn't encourage me to call.
"We are--each of us--dying; it's how we live in the meantime that makes the difference."
"It's not what you gather, but what you scatter that tells what kind of life you have lived!"
"Be kinder than necessary, for everyone you meet is fighting some kind of battle."