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Magic's Journey Has Ended
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21 June 2010 - 8:45 pm
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Sad just doesn't describe how I'm feeling right now. I can only  imagine how you must be feeling. I saw your post almost two hours ago and I just can't shake it. Magic was such a special boy. Magic and you (and of course Casper) have touched so many of us on this forum. I will truly miss your boy Magic. I wish there was something I could do or say but I'm afraid all I have are my prayers for you and the plastic headed cat, Casper.  

My Sincere Condolences,


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21 June 2010 - 8:54 pm
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Words cannot express how sorry I am to hear of the loss of Magic and would like you to accept our deepest sympathy at this very difficult time. The weather here has finally turned good and I was planning to take a photograph showing how we HAD indeed brought along those "magic" hypoalergetic biscuits that we talked to you about such a sort time ago. We were so pulling for Magic to make a remarkable rebound, but this horible disease has a mind of its own. I know that you will miss Magic so very much, but please remember that you will never be totally without Magic because the gifts that Magic gave with you will live with you forever. You know that you did everything possible and gave Magic an extremelly great life. In the end, that is all we can do and that is all that really matters.

Long distance hugs,

Spirit Cherry's Dad

21 June 2010 - 8:54 pm
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I am sorry to read that Magic has come to the end of his journey.  I had so hoped that you and I and our pups would have a chance to meet in Mill Valley one of these months. Unfortunately the universe had different plans, they will have to wait together for us to join them someday.

You did so much for Magic, and made the toughest, most compassionate decision today to let him go on to his next journey.  He will live forever in your heart, and he left a little of himself for you to hold in the Magic mini me.


Karen and the pug girls

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21 June 2010 - 9:25 pm
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Thank you all for your tender compassion at this time.  We have all had such losses lately in our community that it seems we must be using all the tears in the universe.

Conehead Casper will indeed help, but right now it seems like the house is very empty...I can't remember being without at least one canine member of the family...for the first time since moving here about  38 years ago, I shut the back door.  I keep thinking he is in another room or out on the patio....those of you who made this part of the journey before I, know exactly what I mean.

You have all helped me so much during this oh so short period of time and I thank you from the bottom of my heart.  It would not have been possible to fight on each day without your support and suggestions (I think there were days when Miss Cherry's biscuits were all he ate!).

Kiss your furkids for me.

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21 June 2010 - 9:40 pm
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Diane, we can't believe what we just read. We are stunned, and our hearts are broken. There are no words to convey this loss.

Somewhere the wolves are howling, sad at the loss of their brother. And in another place, Spirit wolves rejoice, welcoming Magic back into the pack.

His spirit will shine here forever.

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Run free Magic. Say hello to our boy for us.

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We are here for you Diane. Please write when you feel up to it OK?


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21 June 2010 - 9:41 pm
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She was born with a deformed front leg and a tripawd all of her life.

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21 June 2010 - 9:56 pm
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There are no words, only tears welling up. All I can say, is, thank you ... For all you did for Magic. For the beatuiful way you set him free. And for giving us all a glimpse of his hderoic life. Peace.

Run free Magic.

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21 June 2010 - 10:54 pm
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wow, what a loss frown  deciding when the time is right is soooo hard, but it is indeed the final act of a lifetime of love.  Magic is never far away and will always live in your memories, your pictures, your heart, and on this site...he will forever be a part of who you are today.  Perhaps you should try leaving some invisible treats out...I hear invisible form doggies really like snacks wink  Thinking of you this evening...


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22 June 2010 - 12:11 am
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I am so so sorry.

Yes Diane, you are right about all the collective tears. I know as I read about Magic's loss, the tears are running freely.


Casper will indeed be a big help to you.

I hold all these special children of ours close to my heart.






Kona turned 9yrs on April 16, 2010.
Kona was diagnosed Memorial Weekend 2010 with osteosarcoma.
Right rear leg amputated on June 4th. First chemo June 18th 2010
Second chemo July 9th, 2010      Third and final (yea !!!) chemo July 30th, 2010
ONE TOUGH GIRL this Australian Cattledog !

***Kona's journey/fight ended late in the evening of December 22, 2010***

                               We Love you so much Kona….always   

  Bella 9yrs, albino lab/aussie shep/pit?(abandoned in mts as a puppy) deaf & blind (from birth) in one eye limited vision in other.(laid back, ok lazy 73 lbs)

Cotton, 5yrs, albino hound/terrier of somesort/???(abandoned in mts as a puppy) deaf & blind in one eye(from birth), excellent vision in seeing eye. (ball addict…destroyer of Kong balls…yes,etc), high energy 55lbs knots of muscle)

Kona Kai's pup brother and sister as well as her buddy and playmate cat, Shaymous 12yrs (like Seamus), miss her terribly.

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22 June 2010 - 2:02 am
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Please accept my deepest condolences during this difficult time. Magic always will be a part of you and all that you've learned from him, your strength and positivity here has touched our hearts and we will never forget that.


Big hugs,

Carol and Titus

"A dog is the only thing in the world that loves you more than he loves himself."

OSA in left hind leg–30 August 2008. Ampuversary–4 October 2008.

Titus earned his wings on 15th July 2010.

He is dearly missed and our love lives on.

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22 June 2010 - 6:13 am
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Oh Diane,

Yes, indeed, cancer does suck.  I'm sorry to read about your loss of your beautiful Magic.  You have had one helluva ride with him.  BIG hugs to you through these days coming ahead without your lovely companion.

RIP Magic.

Tracy, Maggie's Mom

Maggie was amputated for soft tissue sarcoma 10-20-09

Maggie lost her battle with kidney disease on 8-24-13


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22 June 2010 - 6:58 am
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diane, thanks for sharing the wonderful life and times of magic with us.  he, oj and casper have all become part of our lives, through you.  we know the endless sadness that comes with loss, but hope that you and casper will find some peace in time, as he isn't really gone, he's just on a different journey.  our thoughts are with you!!  love never ends.

charon & gayle

Life is good, so very, very good!!! Gayle enjoyed each and every moment of each and every wonderful day (naps included).  She left this world December 12, 2011 – off on a new adventure.

Love Never Ends


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22 June 2010 - 9:23 am
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Magic was a beautiful boy and I know how much he is missed.  I always enjoyed reading about his escapades!


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22 June 2010 - 9:24 am
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i thought I was doing ok this morning, how could I possibly have any more water inside of me…then I saw the pictures…Thank you for posting those….damn…off to find more kleenex…

purrbox conehead casper is sniffing Magic's beds,but I'm not sure he lived with him long enuf to feel that loss that say OJ would have felt…and of course he is stoned and it is hard to sniff thru coneheads…he really likes watching these words go across the screen so I guess I will have to continue to write novels to entertain the kitty..


I popped out of bed at 4 am to start Magic's pills...then again at 8 I started down the hallway to check the chart and do will take a while won't it.

22 June 2010 - 10:05 am
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I was greatly saddened by your news. Nothing will ever be the same for you, but at some point I know you'll move through this to a different type of happiness, with Magic never far from your heart.

Wishing you peace and comfort.

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