Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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14 August 2009
25 April 2007
Thanks for starting this topic and posting the link to Rosie's blog. The Rainbow Bridge has another beautiful Golden indeed.
28 November 2008
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.
2 November 2009
I just read Rosie's blog and am very sad to read this...my 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!
2 February 2008
5 April 2009
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
23 July 2010
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.
30 July 2010
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 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
25 April 2007
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.
1 January 2010
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!
25 August 2010
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.