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Merry Myrtle & her SnowBaby...Frankie snuggling w/me..Myrtle snuggling too!
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15 February 2016 - 11:55 pm
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Jist some warm fuzzies for those of us who’ve been in freezing temperatures!

Merry Myrtle loves her great big stuffy and likes to take it with her when she goes outside. She’ll bring me one of hernother stuffies and I’ll say, “Go get your “BIG BABY” and she’ll go find this big bear and bring itnto me. I’ll have to video it…so cute.

Merry Myrtle & her Snow Baby:

Frankie snuggling with me, but only after he dries his face off on me first (wet from playing in the snow).

Frankie snuggling:

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Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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Okay, okay, since you insist! One more! Wait! You did jnsist, right? Surely someone insisted…surely!!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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16 February 2016 - 6:26 am
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We insisted!

So glad the log in is working properly again. I have been lurking, but not bothering to log in. The other bonus is that I can actually open more than one video in a post. Before this changed, I had to try all of them and only one would work.

Kathi and the Turbotail April Angel…and the Labradork

Murphy is a five year old Lab/Chessie cross. He was hit by a car on 10/29/12 and became a Tripawd on 11/24/12. On 2/5/13, he had a total hip replacement on his remaining back leg. He has absolutely no idea that he has only three legs!

UPDATE: Murphy lived his life to the fullest, right up until an aggressive bone lesion took him across the Rainbow Bridge on April 9, 2015 and he gained his membership in the April Angels. Run free, my love. You deserve it!



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I love it.  That big bear is almost is as big as she is.  🙂   I think both of those sweet babies hit the jackpot when they came home with you Sally.  Merry Myrtle since she was a baby & when you adopted Frankie.  Minus a few escapades (like getting loose) the jackpot I am telling you.  You can see the love written on both of their faces and yours too.  🙂   Hannah did a good job sending them to you (oh she sent Frankie just to keep you on your toes hahahaha). 

I love love all the pictures

xoxoxxo

Michelle & Angel Sassy

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07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013

05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

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Now that is a stuffy!

Is she gentle with then or does she tear them up? 

I have a video showing what Elly does to stuffies- I’ll be posting it today or tomorrow.

And Frankie!!!!  Quite the snuggler.  I hate to break it to you but it is far to warm to snuggle here.  I’m hoping we get back to rain soon but I have to admit the weather has been pretty wonderful this past week or so.

And please know that the ‘insist’ is ALWAYS there big-grin

Karen

Tri-pug Maggie survived a 4.5 year mast cell cancer battle only to be lost to oral melanoma.

1999 to 2010

 

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WOW… that is one BIG bear!!!! I can’t even imagine what that would look like next to Jasper!

And look at all that snow… it seems so surreal to me since it has been 85+ where I am that people are still in winter! LOL 

I love each photo … cuddles are the best and the pure love you can see in each one …. that is one lucky and happy family pack! 

Much love!

alison with spirit shelby in her heart (and little jasper too) 

Shelby Lynne; Jack Russell/Shiba Inu mix. Proud member of the April Angels of 2014.

October 15, 2000 to April 8, 2014

Our story: Broke rear leg in June 2013 - non-conclusive results for cancer so leg was plated and pinned. Enlarged spleen in September 2013 and had it removed and was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma and started chemotherapy. Became a Tripawd January 8th, 2014 and definitive Hemangiosarcoma diagnosis. Three major surgeries in 7 months and Shelby took them all like a champ only to lose her battle to cancer in her brain. We had 8 amazing extra months together and no regrets. #shelbystrong #loveofmylife

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OMD!!! ADORABLE!!!!

Yeah, stuffies don’t last long at all around here. I wish they did. We’d have a whole house full.

xoxo

Harmony became a Tripawd on 10/21/14 (MCT). She left us way too soon on 11/1/14.

"We miss you so much; our love, our heart, our Harmony."

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Max tries to take babies outside sometimes but we don’t usually let him lol

So adorable!!!

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Donna, Glenn & Murphy 

Murphy had his right front leg amputated due to histiocytic sarcoma at 7 years old. He survived 4 years, 2 months & 1 week, only to be taken by hemangiosarcoma at 11 1/2 years 6/12/17  
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Awwwww! These are soooo sweet! Now that’s the way to spend a cold day. LOVE IT!

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While I know you love those two to the moon and back Sally, its very obvious that they also love YOU to the moon and back!  What you share with those two is really mystical.   I’m sure Happy Hannah is well pleased at herself for picking those two out for you.   Such snow fun with stuffies, and sweet snuggles!  LOVE them all and you too sweet Sally!

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Oh Sally, you have the luckiest dogs! I love the videos and photos. Happy, happy, happy dogs!

Kerren and Tripawd Kitty Mona

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Kathi! Geez, you really have had a rough go with those computer “challenges”! And thanks for “insisting”!

Michell! Yeah, that Happy Hannah must be laughing her wagging butt off at all the antics that crazy Frankie pulls!

Karen! Can’t wait to see Elly and her stuffies! No, Merry Myrtle doesn’t tear her stuffies up…but crazy Frankie likes to give em a rip every now and then.

Alison! You ought to get Jasper a big stuffy and see what she does! Maybe a bear in a California bikini!

Pam! You KNOW we need a cideo of Meesha ripping up her stuffies!

Donna! Clearly you have a well behaved dog!

Jerry! They wrap me up just like a heated blanket…doesn’t get any better than that!

Linda! Aww…thank you! The love…that’s what it’s all about!

Kerren! I AM the lucky one!

THANK YOU, EACH OF YOU, FOR TAKING THE TIME TO SHSRE IN MY JOY!

Love and light!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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Oh my Sally, snowballs, snuggle bears, and snuggly pups…… The sweetness makes my heart melt !! Seeing Myrtle with her big bear, and Frankie snuggling up to you is so precious for words, they are very lucky pups to have you, and you them !!

Seeing Myrtle with the snowballs reminds me so much of my funny and sweet Maggie, she would try to catch snowballs in her mouth, and if she missed, she would dig and dig in the snow to try and find that one snowball, lol!!

Much Love to you,

Bonnie, Angel Polly, Pearl, and Zuzu 🐾💜 

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Love these!!! So darn cute! I wish we could have stuffs here, but Lucy is the stuffy destroyer. That poor Teddy would last about 15 minutes here. I bought poor Daryl a tug toy as he seems to think that is what pillows are for. It is out of L’s reach unless we ar using it. I agree with the others, those 2 hit the. Jackpot when they came to you! Great job Hannah!!! Lori, Ty and Gang

TY GUY, Best Black Lab ever! Diagnosed  and had amp in January, 2014. Kicked MRSA's butt. Earned his angel wings on April 16, 2014. Run Free my boy and don't forget a shoe. Ty is a proud member of the " April Angels". Ty sent us Daryl, a Tripawd rescue in Sept. of 2016. Daryl is 5 +or -. We are also Pawrents to Chandler, a Border Collie mix who is 15 and 1/2, Lucy, a Corgi who is 7, 2 minis, 2 horses, and a feisty cat named Zoe. Zoe had a non skeletal Osteosarcoma removed in July 2015. No Chemo, she was at least 16. She is going strong although she is now completely blind. She is now close to 20 and her hobbies are eating and sleeping in front of her personal heater. 

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Aww Bonnie, that Maggie had such a good time with you!

Lori, stories about your crew keep me laughing all the time! Merry Myrtle always cherishes her stuffies and never, ever thought of “hurting” one by tearing it to shreds…..Frankie sees them as something to be destroyed quickly!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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