My mom said she was going to have to call the vet in the morning and most likely Cassie would have to be put to sleep. I was heartbroken and that night I couldnt sleep. I had to get up early for work and before I left I said goodbye to Cassie. I hugged her and petted her. I cried. That would be the last time I saw her.
At work it was a struggle not to break down crying but I somehow managed to keep it together. When I got home I went up to my room, sat on my bed, and cried and cried. My other dog Peaches snuggled next to me like she always does when she knows I am upset. I cried all night long. But something amazing happened.
I had a dream that I was sitting on my living room floor petting Peaches. Then My dog Cassie came in. She looked radiant and young again. Totally healthy. I petted her over and over and in my dream I knew it was her spirit that came to me. When I woke up all of my sadness was totally gone. I felt at peace and happy. The sun was shining brightly through my window and I smiled. I believe that my dog Cassie really came to me in my dream because she wanted me to know that she was okay and that she was in a better place. That dream has always stayed with me. I miss Cassie all the time, but at least I know she is watching over me. And that is all I need.