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A Sad Goodbye to Beautiful and Sweet Rosie
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24 September 2010 - 10:56 am
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Goodbye Rosie  Doggie heaven is again blessed with a beautiful golden.


Her Retired AvatarComet - 1999 to 2011

She departed us unexpectedly  January 23, 2011 at the age of 12 1/2.

She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.

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24 September 2010 - 11:01 am
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Thanks for starting this topic and posting the link to Rosie's blog. The Rainbow Bridge has another beautiful Golden indeed.

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24 September 2010 - 11:14 am
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I went back and read Rosie's blog.  How tragic that good turned to bad so very quickly.  What we all dread.  My heart is saddened for her pawrents. 

RIP sweet Rosie.  Run free at Rainbow Bridge .

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.

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24 September 2010 - 1:17 pm
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I just read Rosie's blog and am very sad to read heart is just breaking.    I'm at a loss for words right now. This really hits home to so many of us and I can't hold back my tears.  I do know one thing, heaven sure is blessed with a beautiful Rosie today.  I'm so so sorry....

Kami (Mackenzie's Mom)

My sweet golden Mackenzie.  She became my angel on Dec 29, 2010 at the age of 8 1/2  although she was always my angel from the time we brought her home.  She was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in Sept 2009 and officially became a tripawd (front leg) on Nov 5, 2009.  She will be forever in my heart and now she's running free with all of our other tripawd heroes.  I love you Mackenzie!

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24 September 2010 - 2:45 pm
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It's a very sad day indeed! Tears are running down my cheeks as I type this. Another Golden Angel has arrived at the bridge. Sending lots of golden hugs to her pawrents!


Cathy/Jane/Spirit Skyler/Chloe

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24 September 2010 - 3:12 pm
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I'm very sorry cry

Sleep tight Rosie kiss

Darcy – tripawd since 16th October 2007.

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We are so very sorry, this was so sad. We make decisions and do what we believe is best. You loved her and wanted to give her every chance. Please, don't second guess yourself.

We hurt along with you, Rosie was so very special. From what we've seen we think all of Rosie's photos were good.

We wish you peace and please know we are sending golden retriever hugs to you.

Shelby and her servants

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24 September 2010 - 5:03 pm
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We're so sorry about Rosie. From looking at the photos we can tell that she was a very sweet girl and she was beautiful.

This hit so close to home for us. We lost our Honey on the same day, same cancer and same condition. We can see that Rosie was so loved. Like you, we're trying to figure out how we're going to get along without our Honey girl. We're so sorry for your loss. Rosie and Honey will be at the pearly gates wagging their tails to greet us when we get there.

Hugs to your family from ours.

Dx Osteosarcoma  3/31/10.  Amputation 7/21/10. Honey put up a valiant fight and lost her battle 9/22/10. Missing her and treasuring 9 years with our Honeygurl.

24 September 2010 - 5:23 pm
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I'm very sorry. Rosie was a beautiful girl. I know you will miss her dearly.

RIP Sweet Rosie

My thoughts and prayers,


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It saddens me deeply to read what you went through with Rosie.  So much so fast and then that was it.  At least she is no longer in pain and she is now running with all the other goldens at Rainbow Bridge .  We are so sorry for your loss.

-Chloe's mom

Chloe became a rear amp tripawd on 7-29-10. Another tumor was removed on front leg 2-20-14. Found 3rd tumor on neck 2-2015, but she's still kicking cancer's butt at age 14. Chloe's blog

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Comet, you are just so thoughtful to post this. Thank you.

It was so sad to read about her passing, we were heartbroken.

Rosie's battle may be over but her spirit will live forever. What a beautiful girl.

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I'm so sorry to read this.  Our hearts are with you at this very difficult time.  We're sending lots of hugs to you...

Holly, Zuzu and Susan

Holly joined the world of tripawds on 12/29/2009. She has a big little sister, Zuzu, who idolizes Holly and tries to make all of her toys into tripawds in Holly's honor. And she's enjoying life one hop at a time!

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25 September 2010 - 8:34 am
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I have tears in my eyes for you and for Rosie.  It is obvious to us all that you cherished and loved your girl.  We are so sorry for your loss.  Pretty Rosie is now free from the pain.  I hope that gives you some comfort.  She is in a better place playing with all who have gone before her, while she is waiting for you.  Our family's prayers will include your family and Rosie and Honey's family too. 

Elizabeth and Sammy

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

leg fractured 8/27/10,

leg amputated 8/30/10


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

25 September 2010 - 3:20 pm
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Run free sweet Rosie.

Pat, Angel Ruthie & Tess

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25 September 2010 - 11:29 pm
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We're so very, very sorry about Rosie.

Lincoln's Mom

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