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I kissed Comet for the last time tonight.
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Bedford, Indiana
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24 January 2011 - 9:43 am
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Ge'lena,

   I am so sorry. My pc connection has not been working properly and I just got back on today.  I am so sorry at your loss. I know that cometdog was a very important member of this site. I have heared so much about her. I am just so sorry and just know that everyone will be thinking of you and her in our prayers.

Janet and patou

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24 January 2011 - 9:59 am
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We just want to repeat everything the others have said.  Our hearts are breaking because of your loss, as well as ours, as we have always thought of you and Comet as family.  We can't imagine the pain you are suffering but take solace in the fact that Comet got all of her favorite things on her last day with you and I bet her most favorite thing was – that last kiss from you.

You are in our thoughts and prayers.

Brian, Deanndre and Ginger

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24 January 2011 - 10:16 am
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Ge'lena,

My heart breaks for you and I'm so very sorry.   Comet touched a lot of hearts.  We will miss her terribly.  I know too well how that last kiss feels…

You are in my thoughts today, understanding your pain. cry

Pat, Angel Ruthie & Tess

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24 January 2011 - 10:32 am
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Oh Ge'Lena,

Like everyone has said, I'm in total shock and disbelief to hear this news about your sweet and beautiful Comet.  My heart is breaking for you and with you and I just can't even find the right words to say right now.   I know how devastating this is, and I know how we are all so devasated –  Comet captured all of our hearts even if she didn't have cancer and we all felt like we knew her like our own.   We love Comet and will miss her dearly.   You have been such a great friend to so many of us here – it's now our turn to give you the support and love that you always gave us.   I am so so sorry – I just wish there was something we could do to ease your pain right now.   Please know that you and Comet are both in our hearts forever……

Love,

Kami,  Angel Mackenzie and Kobe

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 January 2011 - 10:43 am
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Oh my gosh!  Like everyone else I am shocked and so sad.  I thought we would always have Comet.  I know it sounds trite buy I am truely praying for you.  Comet had a great life and was so loved.  Please take care of yourself.

Debra

Debra & Emily, a five year old doberman mix, who was diagnosed with an osteosaecoma. She had a right rear leg amputation on May 19, 2009. On November 10, 2009 she earned her wings and regained her fourth leg.

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24 January 2011 - 10:52 am
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We are simply speechless. Should we even attempt to say something meaningful right now, it would most certainly be gibberish.

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24 January 2011 - 11:02 am
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Ge'Lena…I'm as shocked and speechless as everyone else.

I like the idea of Comet and Fortis together, but I know it means a huge hole in your own life.  I'm so sorry. Sending you hugs and prayers and good thoughts.

Mary

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24 January 2011 - 11:03 am
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The wind has been knocked out of us. My Mom is crying, my Dad is speechless.

What words can do justice to describe the kind of tragic loss of saying goodbye to Comet so suddenly? I just don't know.

This is unreal. We are so, so sorry.

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24 January 2011 - 11:27 am
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Our thoughts and prayers are with you during this time.

I love dogs with character, and boy-o-boy, did she have that in spades!

Ge'Lena, you and Comet have been here for so many, from the beginning to the end. Hopefully we can repay some of the kindness and support you have shown to us.

For me there is comfort in knowing that she is with her Rugby.

My sincerest and deepest condolences.

 

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24 January 2011 - 12:14 pm
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Condolences – i am deeply sorry for your loss.

 

Words can not describe how you must be feeling right now, as i was the very same when i lost mine.

 

As much as you prepare for this, is never enough.

 

Cometdog will be missed.

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Read about my big sister Shelli who just passed away to the lymphnode sarcoma

 

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24 January 2011 - 12:43 pm
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It's hard enough to lose any dog on this site, but if nothing else, we usually see it coming, and the death is no surprise when it happens. 

But this… when my wife told me this morning, I didn't believe her at first.  I thought for sure that she'd misspoken, meant to say another name – anything but that.  I absolutely cannot believe that a Tripawds institution like Comet is gone so suddenly. 

We are so very, very sorry for your loss. 

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24 January 2011 - 12:58 pm
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OH NO!  I am so, so sad for you.  Oh Comet – did you know how many people you touched through this website, not to mention in your “real” life?  I am at a loss for words and can only offer my deepest sympathies.  You gave Comet a wonderful life full of love and companionship.  I hope your heart knows that the deep hurt comes from a deep love, and Comet will always live on as long as you have her memories and her love in your heart.

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24 January 2011 - 1:03 pm
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I am so sad, I can't even believe we aren't going to meet next week Comet. I just can't believe it.

If I could I would give lots of licks and barks to your Mom, Dad and MB right now. I just can't believe you're an angel now. cry

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24 January 2011 - 1:32 pm
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Just trying to interpret Comets' expression in her picture always brings a smile…    Very sad day for all on this site.  Bless you. 🙁

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24 January 2011 - 1:44 pm
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Ge'Lena, you have been so kind to everyone here.  So supportive and helpful.  I'm just so sorry for the pain you're going through.  We're all sharing in it with you.

We will all miss Comet greatly.  The community just won't be the same.  You were the best thing that ever happened to her.  You gave her an incredible life.  And because of you she had many great friends.

You're in my thoughts.

 

Leslie

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