Caring for a Three Legged Dog or Cat
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Kona was just diagnosed on Memorial Weekend 2010, and then had surgery to remove her cancerous right rear leg on Friday, June 4th, 2010.
We also have two other pups: both special needs (from birth) homogenous albinos, deaf and blind in one eye (opposite eyes) then dumped as puppies in the mts of Wa state…both survived quite a long time on their own. Bella is now 12 1/2+ and Cotton 8 1/2yrs with rescued as a kitten, tossed out of a car @ 60mph...Holly, now 16 +yrs. Bella is now completely blind for more than a year.
7 June 2010
17 July 2019 11:28 pm
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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.