For much of her life, Margarita Suarez fed and cared for stray dogs and cats in Merida Yucatan, Mexico.
"My mom has always been good with all animals and people," Suarez’s daughter, Patricia Urrutia, told ABC News. “Always fed the dogs on her block and the 20 stray cats that lived there.”
So it was appropriate, if not very surprising, that, at her funeral in Cuernavaca Morelos — about 830 miles away from her hometown — stray dogs came to pay their respects.
"When I was in a moment of so much pain these dogs that came, they showed me that everything was going to be okay," Urrutia told ABC News.
Perhaps most remarkable, the animals in attendance were not the same canines 71-year-old Suarez cared for over the years.
Urrutia posted photos of the dog-attended funeral on Facebook.
The photos quickly went viral andRead More »from Grieving stray dogs attend funeral, pay respects to woman who fed local animals