Friday, February 5, 2016

Rendezvous with My Fantastico Pet & Family- Part IV

                                                             Self Clicked: Our Obedient Pet Rocky


With the passage of time, the proximity with our pet Rocky increased and the impact was evident, Fantastico Rocky’s expectation enhanced from their masters, quite obvious.
“Love begets love”, it came up true in its truest sense.
The dogs are very sensitive and their assumptions are perfect, they are much ahead of this two legged creature, man.
There were remarkable features of Peppy Rocky, for which my admiration for him reached heights and I feel I should share. I had difficulty in mobility and it understood very well. The way it interacted with me spelled out. When I would be alone in house and he needed time to relieve, he would never run or disturb me, rather it navigated along with me at my pace. I admired his senses, it’s true, and their senses are quite developed.
I never chided or scolded my Fantastico doggie rather I spoiled Rocky by been very lenient, my kids were reluctant with me for this partial behavior of mine. If my hubby ever got angry with Rocky or intercepted it with a stick, it would come near me and slide under my back to be saved and I saved from been spanked and my affection enhanced for this life.
During Durga puja, we observe fasting and take simple vegetarian food once in a day. Rocky followed the same routine with us and remained calm and quiet for entire nine days and never ever went near puja room, so observant our doggie was.
We passed more than a decade together and navigated along with it on our outings. We never left Rocky alone at home.
In Oct.2013, it developed fever and health started deteriorating at a fast pace and it stopped taking food. We consulted Vets to help him out but the medicines stopped acting on it. We arranged for saline drip, but nothing helped him out. Gradually, it became weak day by day and its movement restricted. It moved his eyes only, we tried our best but nothing worked out and finally, it breathed its last on 3rd Nov.2013 severing the ties with us forever. In last ten days, it suffered a lot and the sight to see it suffering was unbearable.
It was a long association and I could not hold back my tears, it flowed out. With time, we had developed love and affection and our routine revolved around it. The bonding was severed but the memories are still intact.
It was difficult to get out of the association shared but time is the best healer and gradually it healed. Rocky was very obedient one, never hurt anyone or never messed things at home, it was well disciplined.

From my experiences I’ve tucked that the dogs are one of the most faithful life on earth and once you adopt, it will be with you lifelong and never ever leave you even if you don’t take care. We can forget to take care but they never forget to take care of their masters, much ahead of human.

We need to learn few things from this faithful creature.

Links for Part III

Links For Part II

Links For Part I

This blog post is inspired by the blogging marathon hosted on IndiBlogger for the launch of the#Fantastico Zica from Tata Motors. You can apply for a test drive of the hatchback Zica today.

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