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Cadence's 7th Birthday
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31 October 2011 - 10:33 am
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Happy 7th Birthday Cadence! Yesterday was her birthday. We took her to the pet store to pick out a treat (unwrapping photo below) and she had a home made “icecream” waiting! Frozen pumpkin, plain yogurt and banana! Yum! Here’s to many more happy years with our special girl. 


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Cadence Faye: Born 10/30/04, stepped into our hearts 12/23/2004. Rear leg tumor found 7/24/11 by mom and dad, Xray on 7/25/11, Osteosarcoma suspected 7/26/11, amputation 7/29/11, Carboplatin started 8/23. Met free so far! 

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31 October 2011 - 11:37 am
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Happy Birthday Cadence!!  It looks like you got a lot of cool presents.  I love those boots – on you that is.  My pawrents tried that once with me and I refused to even stand up and try to walk.  My stubbornness won out over theirs!!

I hope to see you at the beach on the 6th – we can celebrate that day too!!

Your friend, Ginger

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31 October 2011 - 11:55 am
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Happy Birthday Cadence!  Here's to many many more!!!!

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31 October 2011 - 12:51 pm
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Happy birthday! That looks like a pawesome treat! Here's to many many many more!

Abby sends birthday kisses,

Jackie, Abby's mom

Abby: Aug 1, 2009 – Jan 10, 2012. Our beautiful rescue pup lived LARGE with osteosarcoma for 15 months – half her way-too-short life. I think our "halflistic" approach (mixing traditional meds + supplements) helped her thrive. (PM me for details. I'm happy to help.) She had lung mets for over a year. They took her from us in the end, but they cannot take her spirit! She will live forever in our hearts. She loved the beach and giving kisses and going to In-N-Out for a Flying Dutchman. Tripawds blog, and a more detailed blog here. Please also check out my novel, What the Dog Ate. Now also in paperback! Purchase it at Amazon via Tripawds and help support Tripawds!

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31 October 2011 - 3:19 pm
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happy birthday candence!!  geesh you are a young looking seven.  sounds like a perfect day, here's to many, many more!!!

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.

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31 October 2011 - 4:02 pm
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Pretty girl! What a fabulous way to celebrate. Here’s to many, many more.

P.S. I love those go-go boots too!

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31 October 2011 - 4:07 pm
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Happy Birthday Cadence! Wishing you many many more reasons to celebrate smile 

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31 October 2011 - 8:46 pm
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Happy birthday, C-dawg!!! Hope you have a fabulous day and get TONS of treats!

Rio and mom

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~ ~ Rio ~ ~
Forever in my heart...

April 2000 – January 20, 2012
Diagnosed with Mast Cell Cancer in June 2007. Left rear leg amputated Feb. 8, 2011.
Mets discovered Aug. 31, 2011. Read more of Rio's story here.

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31 October 2011 - 9:19 pm
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Happy, Hoppy Birthday sweet Cadence!!!superstarsuperstar

You are a beautiful girl!

Huggs and wags

Lylee & Joanne

1 November 2011 - 9:22 am
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Happeeeee birthday!!!!!!!!!! superstarbig-grinsuperstar

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Oh my Dog!  I missed this!  Happy Belated Birthday Cadence!  What a swell party it looks like you had!

Her Retired AvatarComet - 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.

St. Louis, MO
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2 November 2011 - 10:44 pm
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Happy 7th Birthday Cadence!!!  Here's to many many many more!!!


Hugs and chocolate kisses,

Ellen & Charley


DOB: 3-29-08, male chocolate lab  
Dx: OSA L proximal humerus 10-19-10

Amputation: L front leg & scapula 10-28-10

Chemo: 5 rounds of Carboplatin

Video (12 weeks post amp):Tripaw Charley Playing

♥♥♥ Lots of supplements and love!!! ♥♥♥

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