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20 May 2011 - 4:55 pm
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For any members who don't expect to be saved from the predicted fire and brimstone tomorrow, please consider sharing what you'll be doing to celebrate (or mourn) the apawcalypse! Then join Tripawds members in the chat on May 21, 2011 to commiserate with those of us doomed to be left behind.

If you do plan on being saved, please prepare for the care of your pets after the rapture, since they won't be allowed to go with you. Then feel free to make a huge contribution to help us keep this site online during the end of days.

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20 May 2011 - 5:05 pm
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Ellie and I are continuing life, God will take us together, if it really is the rapture! To heaven we go. (Not going to be stupid and sell everything or quit something.. ha ha just in case:) )

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20 May 2011 - 5:52 pm
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If these folks are saying there are no dogs in heaven, then I'd rather not go.

Pretty certain I'm not going to be one of the 'raptured' folk. Abby and I will celebrate the apawcalypse together with a long walk/run/bird-chase at our favorite dog beach, like we do on any given Saturday. (Or any given Monday, or any given Tuesday, etc.) If I see lots of dogs running loose after their pawrents are raptured, I guess I'll try to round up as many as possible and bring them home with us. We'll come home and cook up all the meat in the freezer and have one helluva party while we await The End.

 

Jackie & Abby

Abby: Aug 1, 2009 – Jan 10, 2012. Our beautiful rescue pup lived LARGE with osteosarcoma for 15 months – half her way-too-short life. I think our "halflistic" approach (mixing traditional meds + supplements) helped her thrive. (PM me for details. I'm happy to help.) She had lung mets for over a year. They took her from us in the end, but they cannot take her spirit! She will live forever in our hearts. She loved the beach and giving kisses and going to In-N-Out for a Flying Dutchman. Tripawds blog, and a more detailed blog here. Please also check out my novel, What the Dog Ate. Now also in paperback! Purchase it at Amazon via Tripawds and help support Tripawds!

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20 May 2011 - 6:28 pm
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happy dance

 I'll be partying down with Cooper at the cabin!

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20 May 2011 - 11:15 pm
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Ha, if anything Gerry will be the one going without me!  Maybe I can grab a hold of his extra long tail big-grin  As one of my bumper stickers says, “Lord, help me to be the person my dog thinks I am.”

Gerry has been a tripawd since 12/16/2009.

He was a shelter dog with a mysterious past and an irrepairable knee injury.

Videos and pics of Gerry's pawesomeness can be found at: http://gerry.tripawds.com

Oakland, CA
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20 May 2011 - 11:20 pm
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Yo! Apawcalypse Now is everyday in our ‘hood! The rapture done come a long time ago and we are all in that ‘other place’ here…….We ain't never going' to heaven, oh no!

Woohoo! Tripawds Rule!

Regulator of the Oaktown Pack, Sheriff of the Oaktown Pawsse, Founding member and President of the Tripawd Girldogs With 2 Names ROCK Club, and ... Tripawd Girldog Extraordinaire!

Visit Codie Rae's Blog!

Pahrump, NV
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21 May 2011 - 12:54 am
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I have to work tomorrow frown. I sure hope Ranger is still here when I get home (he is by far the most “rapture worthy” in my house!)laugh

Sadie is my 9yr old Rott/Shepherd mix. Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her right scapula 1/28/10. Our brave girl had her amputation 2/13/10 and her last chemotherapy on 6/6/10. Unfortunately, a tumor appeared in her back right leg and on 10/7/2010 Sadie's earthly journey came to an end.  On 10/24/2010 we adopted Ranger, a handsome Rott/Lab mix tripawd (got hit by a car) I think Sadie sent him to us.
http://ranger.t.....pawds.com/

Montgomery, NY
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21 May 2011 - 5:44 am
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I have to agree with Jackie…. if they don't allow dogs, I'm staying…

We have yard work to do, then a great doggie dinner… then going to see Pirates tonight with a friend from work…

Tomorrow is rock climbing… maybe that means the rocks will have fewer people… LOL

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21 May 2011 - 7:05 am
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Well, no rapture in other parts of the world, looks like we'll be safe. Darn, at 6 pm I will be sitting through wedding speeches. The rapture could've made that more interesting! laughing

My heart lives at Rainbow Bridge
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21 May 2011 - 7:15 am
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I’ll be at a crawfish boil when it is 6PM here.  And I am really with so many of the others.  I prefer to stay behind if there won’t be any dogs.

Shanna & Spirit Trouble ~ Trouble gained her wings 3/16/2011, a 27 1/2 month cancer survivor, tail wagging. RIP sweetheart, you are my heart and soul.  Run free at Rainbow Bridge.
The November Five - Spirits Max, Cherry, Tika, Trouble & Nova. 11/2008 - 3/2013 An era ends as Queen Nova crossed the Bridge.

Chicago, IL
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21 May 2011 - 8:42 am
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I think God's going to have a thing or two to say to Harold Camping.  What an idiot.  Although I wouldn't mind, I'd rather be there than here and I'm pretty sure Tate and Sam would be with us. 

http://tate.tripawds.com/
August 16, 2006 to November 28, 2011
TATE ~ Forever in our hearts.

Greater Western Washington area
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21 May 2011 - 8:49 am
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Well, it is a small group of christians that believe it will be today.  I am a christian and I have to say, before I decided to be saved I had to check and triple check to make sure that animals go to heaven.  Yup, it is true, despite what many claim, Job 12:10 (I think, I will have to check my bible) says that all living things go to heaven.

I have argued this point with many a christian, and I stand firm in this belief.  Otherwise, I wouldn't want to go either! 

I did tell my husband, who is not a christian, that if me and the pups disappear today, along with 1/3 of the population, he should consider dusting off the bible.  He just blinked at me.  whatever I am going to leave it out, just in case.big-grin

 

Elizabeth and Sammy

Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in the right front leg 8/23/10,

leg fractured 8/27/10,

leg amputated 8/30/10

http://sammyand.....pawds.com/

 

I couldn't begin to say how special Sammy is to us.  Living and laughing with and loving this wonderful boy is priceless.

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21 May 2011 - 10:56 am
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fightingforsammy said:

Job 12:10 (I think, I will have to check my bible) says that all living things go to heaven.

Phew! smiley Thanks for doing the research…

Job 12:10 For the life of every living thing is in his hand, and the breath of every human being.
New Living Translation (©2007)

So far so good though… no sign of the earth cracking up here in the Rockies, yet. Drop by the chat today to report any signs of Armageddon near you.

Wherever the Wind Takes Me, Dude

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21 May 2011 - 11:48 am
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Ahem. I'm waaaaaaaiting!

Wyatt Ray Dawg . . . The Tripawds Leg-A-Cy Continues!

Read all about my adventures at my Tripawds Blog

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21 May 2011 - 12:22 pm
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Aside from a 50% swing in the temperature today from yesterday, no Apawcalypse here. We did have super low tides the last few days, where it looked like all the water drained out of Appletree Cove. And I've been watching a lotta documentaries on the Mayan calendar 2012 end-of-the-world theories, but I totally missed this one. Thanks Tripawds for keeping me in the loop. I might have been wondering where everybody went, cuz I definitely don't rate a rapture.

[Image Can Not Be Found]“They say there's a Heaven for those who will wait
Some say it's better but I say it ain't
I'd rather laugh with the sinners than cry with the saints
The sinners are much more fun…”
–Billy Joel, Only The Good Die Young

Rio's Mom, Micki

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~ ~ Rio ~ ~
Forever in my heart...

April 2000 – January 20, 2012
Diagnosed with Mast Cell Cancer in June 2007. Left rear leg amputated Feb. 8, 2011.
Mets discovered Aug. 31, 2011. Read more of Rio's story here.

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