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HAPPY HANNAH redefining "Eating Healthy" and how NOT to share the nutrition! Huh???
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24 March 2014 - 12:40 pm
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Happy Hannah ad a few bumps in the road this week-end.....pretty big pot holes actually. HOWEVER, she started feeling much better by Sunday and she has me convinced ice cream is her miracle drug!! It certainly worked wonders!

Shhhhhh......there's not much in there, but don't tell her that! Although, I guess she figured it out since she wouldn't share with Barney!

Happy Hannah had a glorious additional bonus time of over one yr & two months after amp for osteo! She made me laugh everyday! Joined April's Angels after send off meal of steak, ice cream, M&Ms & deer poop!

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24 March 2014 - 3:52 pm
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Hannah I don't think Snoop would share with Barney either!big-grin

Esther and her snoop

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24 March 2014 - 4:39 pm
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Really Sally....there are some things that you don't share with anyone........but especially not with a purple dinosaur.

I'm with you Happy cream is delicious!

Linda and Tucker

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24 March 2014 - 4:49 pm
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Heh heh! Don't let Barney get too close to that container, you never know what you might catch if he tries to eat from it!

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24 March 2014 - 6:33 pm
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Ice cream makes everything better, doesn't it Hannah!!! 

Mom to Tripawd Angels Jake (2001-2014) and Rosco (2012-2015) and Tripawd Tanner. “Whatever happens tomorrow, we had today; and I'll always remember it”  


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24 March 2014 - 7:52 pm
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Hee hee, Hannah, you need a longer nose to get WAYYYY into the bottom of that.  😉  Love you sweet girl.

Adelaide is a young tripawd Husky, from an injury.  Her amp was on 10/1/12.  She has 4 sisters, Aissa (a senior border collie/chow), Maggie May (a puppy Great Pyrenees), Mathilde and Morrigan and 1 baby brother, Bagheera.  We are all watched over by our angel Brendol, who was dx with OSA 1/30/13, amp on 2/6/13, and left us on 8/20/13.

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24 March 2014 - 7:55 pm
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I love it.  I wouldn't share with Barney either.  Keep all that for yourself Hannah.  I am glad you are feeling a little better.  Keep kicking butt



Michelle & Angel Sassy



Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
07/26/2006 - Sassy earned her wings 08/20/2013

05/04/2006 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."

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25 March 2014 - 5:42 pm
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Awwww this warmed my heart!!!

<3 Kendi
Mommy of furbaby Salem Bynx
came to my home in 2007
Lost his leg due to cancer
Left us Dec 2013 :(

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