What did we humans ever do to deserve a love that no distance could diminish? A love that not even the cruel hands of death could snatch away…
A dog’s love and loyalty runs in parallel. Almost synonymous. Perhaps it is the only time the word eternal resonates any truth.
Last week a little dog Cesur lost his human best friend, 79-year-old Mehmet Ilhan. But the poor pooch couldn’t comprehend death, his loyalty was eternal.
When Mehmet’s body arrived home, Cesur just wouldn’t let go its side. He even led the funeral procession to a local mosque for the funeral.
In the days following the funeral, Cesur has visited his master’s grave without fail.
“Because of my father’s paralysis, they had a different kind of connection, when my father was in the hospital during his last days, Cesur stopped eating. The people who work in the cemetery say the first thing he does in the morning is visit the grave of my father. Cesur has always been a noble animal and he will live with me from now on.”
~Ali, Mahmet’s son
Someday everyone who has ever waited longing for love shall be reunited. Every Hachiko shall meet his Professor and Cesur, his Mehmet…