Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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15 December 2015
OMC!!!!!! This is just superb. He really doesn’t need four legs, does he! Wow. Love his expression when he swipes for it. Like ‘This time I’m having you, this time I AM!’ Love the music too. Poppet Purrkins, how we love you!
Meg, Clare and Elsie Pie xxx
Meg, Mutt, aged around 11, adopted 31/12/2009. Sudden explosive right elbow fracture 06/12 (caused by IOHC), diagnosed with End Stage Arthritis 03/15, Total Elbow Replacement 08/15, problems with healing leading to skin graft & skin flap surgery, Chronic Infection leading to implant breakdown. Became a Tripawd 9th March 2016. Lives with Mum, Clare, watched over by Angel Pie and Angel Billie My life as a MEG-A-STAR
2 April 2013
Good job Purrkins! He’s like, gotcha!! lol
22 February 2013
This is the best smile maker of the day…week…month..okay, evvvver!! 🙂 🙂 🙂
Such a grrrreat example of Purrkins just…eh…eh.. “kittin ‘ on wjth kitten’ on” !! 🙂 This cat is having a blast!!
Purrkins is really, really fast! He attacks with focus a dd unbelievable lightening speed
Such fun watching this!! Still grinning!!!
Love and hugs!!
Sally and Alumni Happy Hannah and Merry Myrtle and Frankie too!
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!
Happy to provide some smiles! Its too fun isnt!
It is the best! We are just amazed at him on 3 legs. His brother doesn’t play like that on 4 legs.
Thought everyone could use a smile and see how the quality of life can be on 3 legs!
Beyond Quality lol
Love and Hugs back at you!
25 April 2007
18 October 2009
He looks so great, you can’t really tell he is a tri-kitty from the over head shot.
I’m pretty sure that toy would scare Elly my brave, brave puggle
p.s. it took me a second but Clare: ‘OMC’
14 February 2016
If you didn’t know he only had 3 legs, you probably wouldn’t even notice!
Otis - 106 pound lab/Dane mix, lost his right front leg to osteosarcoma on Febuary 9, 2016. Four rounds of carboplatin completed in April, 2016. Lung mets August 25, 2016. Said goodbye too soon on September 4, 2016. Lost his adopted sister, Tess, suddenly on October 9, 2016. likely due to hemangiosarcoma.
Wherever they are, they are together.
21 May 2016
Purrkins you are sooooo amazingly good at going after that butterfly 😸
Me and Eurydice agree, who needs 3 legs anyway ?
Your video is just delightful, you made our day 👍🏼📽👏🏽
Keep playing away Purrkins and sharing it all with us 🎏💨
Biiig tummy rubs and kisses flying your way and Mom’s 😘😘😘😘💞😻
Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4 May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30 Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-)