If you put your cat or dog to sleep, you made the best decision you could.Maybe you didn’t try every pet medication, alternative therapy, or special food that you could find – but you did the best you could.Our pets give us unconditional love and don’t ask anything but attention, ear scratches, tummy rubs, and … Maybe that’s why it’s so difficult to deal with guilt when our cats or dogs die; they depend on us for life, and we feel we failed them by not keeping them alive.One way to cope with guilty feelings after the death of your dog or cat is to accept that you made the best decision for your pet at the time.Bosniaks, Croats, Kosovar Albanians and Serbs were all complicit in mass murder, ethnic cleansing, rape and other acts of wanton violence.Today, an eerie calm presides over the Balkans — “the powder keg of Europe.” Lost in the confusion were Yugoslav minorities — Greek Catholics, Jews and Protestants.Arlington County police found the body of Bonnie Black after they were called to the home when a passerby spotted Black's pajama-clad 5-year-old daughter and 3-year-old son in the yard.
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