Sparkle, Mayor of Somerville
  • Treasured Quotes
    These are some of our favorites, from among the many heartfelt notes we received. I live alone and am estranged from my family and discovered your sweet girl at the start of the pandemic. She brought me such joy and peace and comfort.” — Sparklefan I am from Dorchester and I would take occasional trips… Continue reading Treasured Quotes
  • Book of Sparkle
    One group of Sparkle lovers — “Sparkle’s gang” — made an entire 32-page booklet in memory of Sparkle. Thank you so much for such a beautiful gift!
  • Notes of Gratitude
    The outpouring of flowers, cards, gifts and notes honoring Sparkle continues to amaze and touch us. Something happened here that went far beyond the typical loss of a treasured pet. Sparkle embodied an unexpected kindness and acceptance that gave comfort and joy to so many hearts, and brightened the entire neighborhood.
  • Goodbye Sparkle
    17-Nov-2021. This evening we said goodbye. We were not expecting Sparkle’s end to come so soon. She had such a good day yesterday. She was out front, in her usual spot next to her sign by the sidewalk, sitting up tall, radiant in the sunshine, waiting for any of her many friends to stop by… Continue reading Goodbye Sparkle
  • Love Letters for Sparkle
    We occasionally find a nice note for Sparkle in our mail slot, or a donation of hand sanitizer refill. Thank you, to all fellow Sparkle lovers!