Miki is an elderly service dog paid to be euthanized. It is a mercy killing where an animal is allowed to be killed if it has an incurable disease or hopeless condition.
Before his life has come to an end, there was a good thing he has done for others. The older lady in pajamas is a brain cancer patient from Bakersfield. She loves Miki because it gives her comfort and happiness every time she sees him. It seems that this lady has found a good friend in Miki. She comes to see Miki and sometimes, Miki is the one who visits her.
The lady doesn’t know that Miki has passed away. Her daughter is still holding off to tell her. She’s waiting for the good timing to inform her mother because she knows this will make her sad.