This Story Of A Mailman Receiving A Note About A Dog Passing Away Will Break Your Heart

Mailmen get a bad reputation.

Especially when it comes to dogs. We have all heard the story about how dogs don’t usually like mailmen and love to chase them around. But it seems that only happens in movies and cartoons. Since in real life there are many mailmen that love dogs and carry treats around to give to their lovely buddies.

That is exactly what this particular mailman did each and every day. One of his buddies was a german shepherd named Gretchen and she loved the treats he brought for her. However, one day the dog was nowhere to be found and in the dog’s place was a heartbreaking note from the owners.

Apparently the dog had passed away the day before and wasn’t able to finish the treats the mailman had given to the german shepherd. So, the owners decided to give the treats back to the mailman. Scroll on below and take a look at the rest of the story.

Such a bittersweet moment right here.


Gretchen passed away yesterday. She asked me to ask you if you would share her treats that she never got to finish with the other dogs on your route. She always enjoyed seeing you come to the door and was always happy to get a snack from you.

Thank you.

-Cimino Family

This is just sad.

I don’t think anyone was.


I think my heart is tearing up right now.

Nobody ever expects these emotions but they come flooding out.

It’s against the law? How does that even make sense?

People were quite heartbroken to see the story.


Some Twitter users even shared some of their own stories.


That is actually a very good idea.


She looks like a big softie.

I don’t think anyone will judge you if you do.


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