What I Realized When My Sister’s Dog Died that Shook Me to My Core

Ilana Lydia
3 min readDec 12, 2021

How can we ever forget? And yet we do, each and every time

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I’m a cat person. Let me start this story with the admission that Thor’s death would not affect me as much as it did my sister. Dogs actually scare me, and I’m uncomfortable around them.

And yet, I’m certainly able to see how my sister was comforted and loved by her…

Ilana Lydia

A theater person/writer/reader of curiosities. A believer in wonder.