With her family mourning the loss of their longtime pooch, Natalie decided to surprise her mother with a precious Blue Heeler puppy. As she reveals the early Valentine's gift, Natalie gets a surprise of her own. What's better than one puppy on Valentine's Day?
That's right, y'all. While many people give chocolate for Valentine's Day, Natalie's mom opted for a Chocolate Lab instead (and a pretty impressive poker face, considering the circumstances).
my dog passed away so i thought it'd be a good idea to surprise my mom with a blue heeler puppy, she thought it'd be a good idea to surprise me with a lab puppy.. long story short my dad is going to kill us.. "oh my god we're in so much trouble" pic.twitter.com/4cHQWltmUR— Natalie Rice (@Natalie119911) February 3, 2018
As the web histories of bored nine-t0-fivers and college students will attest, the internet kinda digs puppies. And Twitter, predictably, let the dogs out.
Some were confused:
Others weren't even mad:
Some were, dare I say, a tad jealous?
A few even pondered death and life after loss:
Yes. It’s common to. I always have had a dog in my home. It’s weird not having one after they pass. They don’t replace the dog who passed but help fill the hole in the heart when one leaves us— HarleyQuinn917 (@HarleyQuinn917) February 5, 2018
And while mother and daughter were anxious of what Natalie's dad would say, these two pups seem certain they have nothing to worry about.
But far and wide, the internet agreed on one thing: