Upbeat Dog Story Pulls Rug Out At Last Minute

A reader writes: “When I first saw this story about a blind lhasa apso that has a seeing-eye chihuahua, I thought ‘Oh good, a happy story. I should send this to The Awl; they seem so down these days.’ Then I got to the part where their new owner has to give them up because she has breast cancer. Sorry. Still, cute dogs.”

I mean, COME ON. This week is totally not going down without a fight. Let’s all pull together and do what we can to get through it, okay?