Goofball Passed Away Today...Trucking With Pets

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Trucker Kearsey 's Comment
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Trucking with pets has certain challemges, and one is getting your pet to a vet while OTR. Luckily, when my 14 yr old cat went into cardiac arresr, I was parked and able to taxi to a vet.

He was put down with me at his side.

Not all trucking pets are so lucky, and some may linger in pain while the driver tries to find a vet

RIP Goofball



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OTR driving normally means you'll be hauling freight to various customers throughout your company's hauling region. It often entails being gone from home for two to three weeks at a time.

Shaun C.'s Comment
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I really am sorry to hear this. I know he meant everything to you. He is in a good place now. RIP goofball.

RealDiehl's Comment
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You have my deepest sympathy, Kearsey. Goofball seemed like a wonderful companion and friend. Although you did the driving, as a cat, I'm sure he thought he was King Of The Road!

Turtle's Comment
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My deepest condolences on Goofball's passing, Rainy. He was indeed a member of the family here, and will be missed.

Rookie Doyenne's Comment
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Very sad news, Kearsey, and a very deep loss. I appreciated following Goofball's inclusion into your trucking adventures, and how you spoke to that. He was quite the adorable personality! and I can only imagine how much you'll miss him. Wishing you peace during this sad time.


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Chief Brody's Comment
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So sorry to hear about this.

We lost our dog Russell last may so I know how you feel.

Old School's Comment
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I'm sorry you lost your little friend. Our pets have a way of working themselves deep into our affections. They have a unique ability to master us even though we consider ourselves to be the true masters. They live such short lives compared to us, but we certainly enjoy them and their sometimes crazy antics while we're together.

I've lost track of how many pets I've had over the years. I made my children into animal lovers without any intention of it. We've just always had animals around - from horses and donkeys to cattle and chickens, dogs and cats and a few little gerbils and hamsters when our kids were little. They all provided us with pleasant and sometimes comical memories.

I'm sure Goofball loved you as much as you loved him. May he rest in peace.

Moe's Comment
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Sorry to hear, I have lost alot of pets over the years too. Each one special. RIP.

Deleted Account's Comment
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Sorry to hear that Kearsey, I'm glad you were able to be there with him when the time came and his suffering was limited.

Robert D. (Raptor)'s Comment
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Sorry Rainy to hear of Goofballs passing. This last year with my cat proved to be a blessing and a curse. But she's trying to get used the down time now, as am I. They really get into our hearts. And I have had to put down more than I ever wanted too. But most of mine were at a very old age.


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