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Eurydice's 10 month ampuversary
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7 March 2017 - 8:42 pm
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Simply wonderful! ย Time to head off to bed on that happy vision of Miss Cow celebrating 10 months!

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9 March 2017 - 10:25 pm
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Another beautiful celebration. Although sad that you required an amputation, I cheer and celebrate getting to know you through your travels, adventures and incredible celebratory meals.

Keep flying sweetie.

Auntie Kerren, Eli and Missy Mona

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Hey Otis & Mom ๐Ÿถ๐ŸŒนAngel Bandit’s Mom ๐ŸŒŸ๐ŸŒทJerry ๐Ÿบ Karen ๐ŸŒบ Clare, Meg & Elsie ๐ŸŒธ๐Ÿถ๐Ÿถ Christine ๐ŸŒผ Holly and Purrkins ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฑ Sally ๐Ÿ’ Angel “muppet show” Milo’s Mom โญ๏ธ๐ŸŒทand Kerren, Eli & Mona ๐ŸŒป๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿฑ

๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜me and Mom absolutely adore you all ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿ’˜

THANK you so much for your kind words, well wishes, cards and paw print balloons ๐Ÿ’•

And, above all, thank you for being there for us through good days and not such good days, unconditionally and always there for Miss Cow ๐Ÿ’—๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ’—

May we keep celebrating many, many more ampuversaries, laughing and being happy with our furry babies ๐ŸŽ‚๐Ÿฟ๐Ÿฅ‚๐Ÿพ๐Ÿ—๐Ÿ”

Being more dog is the best state of mind and life philosophy any human can achieve and we’re all doing it ย ๐Ÿ’•๐Ÿถ๐Ÿฑ๐Ÿ’•ย 

Sending you all an enormous avalanche of kisses ๐ŸŒฌ๐ŸŒฌ๐ŸŒฌ๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ˜˜๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ’จ๐Ÿ’จ and a tornado ๐ŸŒชof cuddles for your babies ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ๐Ÿพ and, of course, massive amounts of slobbery kisses from the ampuversary girl, Missy Cow ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ๐ŸŒŠ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ’ฆ๐Ÿ‘…๐Ÿ‘…๐Ÿ‘… ๐Ÿ’˜๐Ÿฎ๐Ÿ’˜

Eurydice 77kg/170lb Great Dane limping end of April 2016, amputation (right front leg/osteosarcoma) 4ย May 2016 6 courses of carboplatin followed by metronomic therapy, lung mets found 30ย Nov 2016. 3 courses of doxorubicin, PET scan 26 Jan 2017 showed more mets so stopped chemo. Holistic route April 2017. Lung X-ray 5 May 2017 showed several tennis ball size mets, started cortisone and diuretics. Miss Cow earned her XXL silver wings 12 June 2017, 13 months and 1 week after amputation and 6 1/2 months after lung mets, she was the goofiest dawg ever and is now happily flying from cloud to cloud woof woofing away :-)ย 

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Happy 10th month Ampuversary.ย ย  Way to kick to 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 -ย  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19ย  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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