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The Rainbow Bridge

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March 8, 1998 – September 5, 2009

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Tripawd Hero and Inspawration to Us All.

You will never be forgotten.

It's better to hop on three legs than to limp on four.™
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Read my story here.

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I am so sorry to see this post.  Zeus, you are free from cancer.  Run and be happy.  I am so sorry for your parents.  They will miss you so much.


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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   I am so very sorry for your loss of your fur baby. I had no idea…

Zeus, is an angel now and finally got his wings. I bet they are beautiful…

(Sending you a hug),

Angel Buster, Kim,

and Buster's earthly brothers Nanuq & Yukon

Kim & Angel Buster

"Until one has loved an animal, a part of one's soul remains unawakened."
–Anatole France

My heart lives at Rainbow Bridge
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Beautiful tribute, Jerry. 

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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Yes- Truly an inspiration to us all.

We will miss you Zeus, but we find peace knowing you run free now.

Seanne and Angel Wrigley

Here and Now

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I am just speechless. Zeus has been such a huge inspawration for Tripawds everywhere since loding Jerry. And Heather has remained a huge supporter and friend, always remembering Jerry on the third of each month. At least now our pups are running free together, forever.

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7 September 2009 - 10:57 am
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i am so sorry to hear about zeus. i know he is running free with our samigurl, jerry & all the other tripawd heroes.

our thoughts & prayers are with your family.

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The forums will not be the same without Zeus there to greet us.  But we know he is at the Rainbow bridge with Jerry waiting to welcome us all.

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      I am so sorry to hear that you lost your beautiful furbaby. My heart goes out to you.


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Heather, I'm still so sad for you.  You are always so generous with support and love; I hope you can feel the love everyone here has for you and be supported by it.  

Fly free, Angel Zeus. 

Hugs with tears


Cemil and mom Mary, Mujde and Radzi….appreciating and enjoying Today

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Beautiful tribute.  Heather and Zeus were there for me so many times as I endured my last days with Jack and continued to be there for me after his loss.  A heartbreaking loss but such an inspiration to so many. 

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Oh my, we are so sorry Zeus is gone. Our hearts are broken, your in our hearts and prayers. Zeus is free, running, smiling and bringing joy to all of his waiting friends. How fortunate you are to have such wonderful memories of a hero, Zeus.  

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12 September 2009 - 5:40 pm
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Dear Heather, Buddy, and Chuck,

I feel very fortunate that I was able to meet Zues, and share the time  I had with him on this earth.  The bond you have can not be separted by his passing.  By sharing his stories, it  will keep his spirit alive with all of us forever.

Love and Light sent to you.

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Thank you everyone for the wonderful tribute.

Mommy struggles without me. I see the tears come in waves of sobs and at very unexpected times. I lick away her tears, I know she feels me around her.

She knew the day would come, but the reality of it is so much more permanent than just the fleeting thought. Many of you know this already.

All the love and support are priceless during these difficult times and I appreciate everyone that has reached out to my mommy as she tries to find her way without my physical presence.

I try and comfort my mommy with the sounds of my shuffling on the carpet or shadows of my profile in the curtains, I watch over all the special tripawds in our family here on the earth – and I enjoy running and playing with all the winged tripawds here in heaven. I have become the multi-tasker super dog!


Spirit Zeus

Heather and Spirit Zeus - Our life changing journey…from the earth to the heavens…one day at a time…always together

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Great to hear from you. We have been thinking about you and wondering how you and your mum were doing. She sure misses you. We miss hearing from you and your mum. It is so hard, my mum knows that much even though she just can't think about it. We sure hope to hear from your mum more often.

Your bud, Tazzie

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