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13 Month Ampuversary!!
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16 January 2013 - 4:26 pm
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Today is Lily’s 13 month ampuversary–I feel so very, very blessed to be celebrating today. She is my beautiful tripawd warrior princess-so brave and sweet. “Miss March” (from Tripawd calendar fame) is currently resting in her bed with all her toys heaped around her. Our pitbull, Remmy, knows not to go near Lily when she is in her bed. Lily made this clear when we brought Remmy home 2 1/2 years ago when she ran over to greet Lily, and Lily did not respond in a positive way. Remmy, our “fierce” pitbull immediately rolled over on her back, and Lily has reigned supreme ever since.

We are having treats, scratchies,and lots of love today. So please join us as we celebrate this ampuversary, and spoil all your furbabies! Thank you all for your support and for always being there. We also hold in our hearts all the angel tripawds-they will forever be remembered.

Joan and Lily

Our beautiful Lily was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her front leg on 12/14/11 at age 8 and had amp on 12/16/11. She completed 5 rounds of carbo. She was so brave and kicked cancer's butt daily! She lived life fully for 4 years, 3 months, and 15 days after her amp. My angel is a warrior princess. I miss her so much.

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16 January 2013 - 4:38 pm
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Happy Ampuversary Lily!!  Joan, you know Lily has a special place in my heart as we went through the amp at the same time.  I adore sweet Lily and love celebrating every single month that she beats this mess of a disease.  Good girl Lily!!  Keep kickin’ butt!



Zeus was a Husky mix diagnosed with Osteosarcoma at age 11.  A visible lung met and suspicious spot on his liver meant a poor prognosis-six weeks was our vet's best guess. We decided to fight for our boy and his right front leg was amputated on 12/1/11. We did six rounds of chemo, changed his diet and spoiled him completely rotten. We were blessed with 10 great months after diagnosis. Against the odds, the lung met remained a single met and grew very little over those months. A wonderful furbaby with the most gentle spirit, he fought with a strength that we never imagined he possessed. We have no regrets...

16 January 2013 - 5:12 pm
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Yea Lily!!!

You are becoming one of the pug’s favorite tripwawds- because your mom remembers to post each month ampuversary and insists on treats!

Every month a cancer fighting Tripawd gets is a victory for all of us, keep it up Lily!!


Karen and the very appreciative pugapalooza


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16 January 2013 - 5:20 pm
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how wonderful….i wish many more months of anniversaries for Lily…God bless you and her!

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You are all so sweet!!  Lisa, I smile everytime I see Zeus’s pictures-what a personality! I also feel the same connection; Lily and Zeus went through everything so close together. I think of you and Zeus with smiles and tears. Karen, I hope we can keep the pugs full of treats for many months to comesmiley Also, please add Chance to the celebration-treats all around!

Thank you all so much:)

Joan and Lily

Our beautiful Lily was diagnosed with osteosarcoma in her front leg on 12/14/11 at age 8 and had amp on 12/16/11. She completed 5 rounds of carbo. She was so brave and kicked cancer's butt daily! She lived life fully for 4 years, 3 months, and 15 days after her amp. My angel is a warrior princess. I miss her so much.

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Congrats!  That’s such good news!  In honor of your ampuversary, we had a healthy dinner and healthy treats: beets, broccoli, and liver!

ACL tear in right hind leg 12/5/12 and scheduled ACL repair surgery 12/21/12. Pre-op xrays revealed osteosarcoma. Amputation 12/28/12.  Chemo (carboplatin) started Jan 10, 2013 and ended on April 5, for a total of 5 doses. He handled carbo like a champ!  No side effects.  We started metronomic therapy at his third chemo and have been also doing some holistic treatments.  He's a lively, playful 10 year old huskie-boarder collie and a very proud member of the Winter Warriors!  Our love. Our funny little guy!

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16 January 2013 - 7:26 pm
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Yay Lily,  Hoppy Ampuversary.  So glad you are doing so great.   Keep going strong. 


Michelle & 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.

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What a fabulous miilestone! Past a year and counting…

Evelyn had part of her Boy’s turkey pastrami and cheese sandwich in celebration. Of course, Evelyn celebrates everything all the time.

Lily, you keep up the good work and always be the top dog!


From abandoned puppy to Tripawd Warrior Dude, Dakota became one of the 2011 February Furballs due to STS. Our incredibly sweet friend lived with grace and dignity till he impulsively raced over the Bridge on 12-15-12.

Dakota's thoughtful and erudite blog is at

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16 January 2013 - 8:40 pm
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Happy ampuversary. That is a wonderful milestone. May Lily have many more.


Karen and Spirit Magnum

Magnum: 30th May 2002 to 5th May 2012. Lost her back left leg to osteosarcoma on 5th Sep 2011. Lung mets found on 20th Mar 2012 but it was bone mets in the hip that ended her brave battle. Magnum's motto - "Dream as if you'll live for ever, live as if you'll die today" (James Dean). Loyal, loving, courageous and spirited to the end. My beloved heart dog, see her memoirs from Rainbow Bridge ......

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Way to go Lily.  You are an inspiration to us all.  A toast….to many more anniversaries and tummy rubs. 



“Dogs are our link to paradise. They don't know evil or jealousy or discontent. To sit with a dog on a hillside on a glorious afternoon is to be back in Eden, where doing nothing was not boring--it was peace.” ― Milan Kundera

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Yay Lilly! We are absolutely celebrating with you on this momentous occasion. Congratulations pretty girl, may there be many, many more!


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Hoppy Ammpuversary with wishes for many MORE!

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Happy ampuversary! What a brave beautiful girl. You give us hope that our babies can fight this awful disease as well!

Jill is a 9-year-old tuxedo kitty. She was diagnosed with Osteosarcoma in June 2012 on her toe in her right hind leg. Her leg was amputated on 12/12/12 and she completed four rounds of chemo (2 of Carbo, 2 of Doxy) in April 2013. "Like" Jill's facebook page: https://www.fac.....tty?ref=hl Proud member of the WINTER WARRIORS!!!! Her blog can be read at xoxo

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Happy Ampuversary, Lily!  Thirteen is a magic number. Wishing you many, many more ampuversaries to come.

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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