It had to happen sooner or later. But still. Poor Rufus. Sometimes reality bites. hard.
We still love the pup and all. And he's still very much a part of our family. But times have changed.
He's had to resort to new attention-seeking antics like chewing up pacifiers, stealing rattles, and jumping out of bed in the middle of the night to go outside.
He's even packed up his knapsack and run away from home a few times, just so we'll have to drop everything and search the neighborhood. (When he sees us searching for him, he comes running victoriously back.)
But, all in all, he's a very doting big brother. And we're pretty sure he thinks Henry is his baby and we're just helping out with him. He insists on being wherever Henry is and running to find us if Henry makes any sort of peep. We think they'll be good buddies.
And now a look back at the way things were.....