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Happy 16 month Ampuversary to Lily!
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I feel so blessed to be celebrating Lily’s 16 month ampuversary today. She is doing well-eating her yummy, healthy food like crazy, taking short walks, playing when she’s not being her usual couch potato self:), and just being my sweet, sweet furbaby. 

I am so thankful for this very special community-thank you all for always being there.

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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Love, love, love you pretty girl!  You are the face of hope for those in the midst of the battle.  Keep kickin’ cancer’s hiney Lily!

 

Lisa and Angel Zeus

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...
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16 April 2013 - 8:06 am
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Yay Lily, I am so glad to hear you are doing so good.  Keep kicking that cancer’s butt.  You are doing such a great job of it.

 

Michelle & Sassy

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Sassy is a proud member of the Winter Warriors. Live long, & strong Winter Warriors.
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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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16 April 2013 - 8:31 am
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Way to go Lily!  Your longevity gives me and Libby great hope and inspiration.  Here’s to many more ampuversaries! clap

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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16 April 2013 - 10:03 am
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Good grief Lily! Share the secret! Clearly part of it having a great Mom!
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Yes indeed, you are a huge inspiration AND a huge girl with a whole lot of heart!!:-) :-) :-)

You keep soaking up all that loving and all that good food cuz’ it sure is working. It’s really’ really good to hear such an ongoing success story. We all have to remind ourselves daily of a story like Lily’s….it’s area…..it’s true….and kt-s sixteen months and STILL counting!

Thanks Joan for being her champion and a champion to this site!

Extra cookies all the way around! Junk food tonight! YAY Lilly! Sally and Happy Hannah

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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Lily and Joan, we salute you on this awesome occasion! superstarclapclapsuperstarclap HAPPY SWEET SIXTEEN!!!!!

Bravo my friends! You are such an inspawration to Tripawds everywhere. We are thrilled to know that each and every day Lily is kicking cancer’s butt and beating the odds! Woohoo!

 

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Happy 16 Lily- keep on hopping!!!

 

Extra Trouble beans for the pugs tonight.

 

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16 April 2013 - 12:13 pm
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HOPPY SWEET 16!!!!!!!!!  Yay! I love hearing stories like this!!!  Gives us all so much hope!!!!  CELEBRATE BIG TODAY!

 

Erica & Jill

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 http://jillsjou.....ipawds.com. xoxo

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16 April 2013 - 1:59 pm
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WOW!  SIXTEEN months! Congratulations!

And mannny mooooorrrrre!!! clownclap

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16 April 2013 - 6:35 pm
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Thank you all so, so much. I just read all your comments to Lily-made me smile through my tearssmiley Sometimes I feel so sad about the beautiful furbabies that we have lost, and I feel like I don’t want to make anyone feel badly by celebrating for my Lily. You remind me that it’s so important to give others hope; I have needed that so many times during this journey. So I thank you again for your kind words, and I pray that Lily will continue to kick cancer’s butt in a big way!! My beautiful tripawd warrior princess is celebrating and getting plenty of ear scratchies!

 

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 April 2013 - 6:53 pm
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You are out of your mind.  NO REGRETS.  NO GUILT.  NO SADNESS.  Understand?  You need to be shouting from the rooftops and dancing naked under the moon (I totally can’t remember who threatened to do that – but it was a big laugh for all of us some time ago).  You must remember that we fall in love with the babies on this site and we celebrate with you – even those of us who weren’t as fortunate.  I promise.  If anything it gives us a sense of vindication that somebody out there is flipping off cancer and winning the race!!!

Lisa

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...
http://zeuspod......pawds.com/

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16 April 2013 - 7:05 pm
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^^^ What she said!!! ^^^
The heck with dancing naked under the moon, if I could get 16 months with Kermit i’d dance naked at noon in the street! It’s VERY important to celebrate! Every day! For as long as we can!

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Oh sweet Joan, I can only speak for myself, but this type of victory is definitely the antidote for sad loss of so many of our tripaed heroes. There is nothing more cathartic than hope that actually takes the form of you special Lily.
I feel like I do understand your feelings though. My Happy Hannah is just under eight weeks beyond amputation and there are some on this sit recently whose loved ones didn’t make it that far. When I celebrate Happy Hannah’s life every moment of everyday I know in my heart that I am also celebrating the lives of those who have crossed over to the other sideof life. When I celebrate everyone’s victories, I, along with everyone else honor those brave souls and their loved ones.

I no one shared their victories, there would be no Tripawds Site ….if we had no Tripawd Site.
, we would have no tripawds…..if we never experienced the loving journey we take with our tripawds , we would never learn the gift of living in the present moment and never have the privilege of expanding our ability to love beyond anything we ever imagined. And we would certainly never celebrate poop and pee!!:-) :-) :-) :-)

So thankthank you Joan and Lily for touching our lives in ways you will never even know.

Sally and Happy Hannah

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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Lisa, I am out of my mindbig-grinbut dancing naked under the moon or like Dharma…at noon–hmm, that would make quite a celebration–I think I can get Lily to do it:)   Seriously, you all make such sense, and I know how important it is to give hope to everyone-Sally, you really said perfectly what this site is about. So….hopefully I’ll kick guilt and regret and cancer in the butt!!

Lisa, I think of you and Zeus so often, always with a smile and such sweet memories of Zeus. I actually was just getting ready to inbox you to see how you are doing.

Thanks again for being there,

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 April 2013 - 8:46 pm
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Woo hoo Lily! I just love hearing about another month added to an already great life! Blowing the horns and throwing confetti in celebration!

Spirit Shooter was a Miniature Australian Shepherd who was diagnosed with a MCT and had a LF amp 1/28/13 at 13-1/2 years old. 

Shooter crossed the Bridge on 8/28/13, his 7 month ampuversary and two weeks from his 14th birthday.

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