SUMMARY: An unexpected painful result from a photo search.
I searched for "tika"/"box" in my photo catalog to find a favorite of her doing the Get In The Box trick; I adore this shot. Always makes me smile--she was so good at this and of course loved the rewards. Standing there while I took the shot was another thing entirely, but she did it. ("Give me treat, stop photo doing thing.")
And it popped up with this immediately next to it. Tika in a box forever. No treats can be given.
It has been over 4 years now; seems like just last month, I can remember it all, and this slammed it all into my mind and gut.
To mitigate the sad with the happy, I re-edited the Amazon box photo to be brighter and sharper and clearer than my original edit nine years back, and to bring all the glorious golden life-light back into her eyes.