Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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14 August 2009
I got the pleasure of meeting Sadie's mom, Lisa before doing her memorial. It's so easy to see why they loved each other so much. She and both Sadie are beautiful. I'm so sad that we didn't get to meet sooner so I could have met Sadie.
So, thank you Lisa for letting me do her memorial. I so glad I got to know both of you even if Sadie was only in pictures, I loved hearing the stories. I look forward to seeing you more!
Comet - 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.
8 December 2009
What a sweet Sadie Bear....nice tribute to her... Such a sweet face...
Many, many hugs in your loss..
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
12 February 2010
wow, that was just beautiful. what a wonderful girl, what a wonderful life. perfect.
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
23 July 2010
Now that I've used up my kleenex box. . . Saying goodbye always comes much too soon. So sorry for your loss.
What a beautiful tribute for a beautiful girl. Thank you for sharing Sadie with us.
Hugs and hugs from Honey's clan.
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
That was such a wonderful video and Sadie Bear certainly was a beautiful pup. Her memory will certainly live on with that great tribute to her!
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, my Mom is sitting here bawling. She says Sadie's eyes remind her of mine.
What a beautiful tribute to a very special, sweet Tripawd. The song you picked is so perfect too. Thank you so much for this.
Sadie, run free happy girl, we'll meet up with you some day.
10 March 2010
11 March 2010
Ge'Lena that was absolutely beautiful; an amazing tribute to a beautiful girl.
Our condolences to Sadie's people. I'm sure she is already greatly missed.
Our greatest glory is not in never falling but in rising every time we fall – Confucius
28 November 2008
We love you Sadie Bear. Forever in our hearts...
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.
17 February 2010
Again, thank you so much! I watched it about 10 times last night! You really captured her beauty. I sure do miss her. You have a gift!
Hugs and sloppy spirit Sadie kisses,
Lisa and the spirit bear
Sadie is my 9yr old Rott/Shepherd mix. Diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her right scapula 1/28/10. Our brave girl had her amputation 2/13/10 and her last chemotherapy on 6/6/10. Unfortunately, a tumor appeared in her back right leg and on 10/7/2010 Sadie's earthly journey came to an end. On 10/24/2010 we adopted Ranger, a handsome Rott/Lab mix tripawd (got hit by a car) I think Sadie sent him to us.
23 July 2010
Such a very nice tribute.
It is great to see how Sadie and her family enjoyed life after her surgery, the great outdoors, balls and treats, and sips from the drink! She was beautiful.
Spirit JD's mom
One Tough Girl
-Diagnosed with osteosarcoma of her left front leg –
-Amputation July 23 2010 –
-The cancer didn't get her, but she is gone-
-She fought the cancer and loved life till bloat brought her down August 29th, 2010-
Now she watches over her mom and two new sisters, the Quad-Paws Serena and Maya
28 September 2009
What a beautiful tribute to such a beautiful girl. Beautiful Sadie. Thank you for sharing her with us.
Jo Ann & Tasha
Tasha 8 years old, First cancer diagnosis 6/26/09, Last cancer diagnosis 9/26/09, Amputation 10/01/09, Loving our girl moment by moment.
Tasha lost her battle and became my Angel on May 4 2011. Forever in my heart….
2 November 2009
What a beautiful tribute and what a beautiful girl...my tears are flowing (once again). Just to see the love between Sadie and her Mom - so beautiful too. Such a beautiful Sadie Bear....our hearts are with you Lisa.
Kami (Mackenzie & Kobe'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!
14 July 2010
That was so touching...though I can barely see through the tears to type this! Lisa, my heart goes out to you...and the personality captured through those photos reminds me so much of Chance...he had that gigantic tongue as well and loved giving kisses!! She was a beautiful girl.
Chance, our 9.5 year old Rottie/Shepherd mix was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in his left front shoulder. In July of 2010, we planned to proceed with the amputation, but lung mets were discovered. Chance reached the Rainbow Bridge October 1, 2010, just a few weeks after his 10th birthday.