This Couple Creates A Bucket List For Their Pup’s Final Days
As people with everyday struggles and troubles, we sometimes tend to take life for granted. We get so wrapped up in what we are doing, in some of the most insignificant things that we can. After reading this story about a puppy who was only given a year to live, you are never going to want to take a moment for granted ever again.
Meet Lily the Golden Retriever
Meet Lily the Golden Retriever. A puppy so darn cute you almost can’t stand it and is adored by everyone. Lily has amazingly loving humans Corryn Martin, 28, and her husband Alex, 30.
Unfortunately, Some Terrible News Rocked This Little Family To The Core.
These three were living as happy s they could since they got Lily home. Unfortunately, some terrible news rocked this little family to the core. When Lily was just 3 months old, she was diagnosed with a fatal kidney condition called Renal Dysplasia.
The Owners Wanted Every Single Moment They Could Have With Lily.
Lily’s vet gave the couple the option of putting down Lily. The breeder too offered them to take Lily back with him, but the couple decided to spend every single moment they could with Lily. “Euthanizing her was never an option for us – she’s like our baby, so we began forming a plan,” said Corryn.
Corryn And Alex Decided To Form A Plan
A plan that would let them enjoy every moment that was left with Lily to the absolute fullest. They put together a doggy bucket list. Some of the items included getting on a paddleboard, meeting her human and doggy family, eat a doggy cake, and travel.
Worst Case Scenario
Corryn and Alex are originally from California but adopted Lily after moving to Hawaii. She is an island dog altogether. The diagnosis from the vet was in his words the “worst-case scenario.” Lily was only given a few months, maybe a year to live at most. Here is the first picture of Lily enjoying her boat ride
And Lily Gets Her Treats Regularly
One special thing on her bucket list was a “puppucino” which is just a cup full of whipped cream. which she looks like she is enjoying a lot.
What Else Lily Has Completed From The Bucket List
“Because she’s a true Hawaiian girl, touching the sand and swimming was, in our minds her first item to tackle but the bucket list will continually develop,” said Corryn. The latest edition of the bucket list is to train Lily to become a therapy dog for children undergoing chemotherapy.
Lily’s Owners Are Trying Their Best To Complete Her Bucket List In The Time That’s Left With Her
As long as this cute diva is in the owners’ hands, she will receive all the love and affection a dog could hope for from them. Lily’s story is saddening to the core, but making sure the moments that are left in our hands are spent wisely and happily will make sure the journey’s end would not be that disheartening. We all will truly look forward to not taking granted the precious life we have received.