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Happy 22 Month Ampuversary to Lily!!
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16 October 2013 - 12:09 pm
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My beautiful Lily is celebrating her 22 month ampuversary todayclapclapclap She is doing great, and we are just about to go out for a walk! Thanks to all of you who are always there for everyone on this remarkable website. We are so grateful that she is still with us and doing well (her last chest xray was last month and everything was clearlaughing

Joan and Lily


PS After walk-major treats for Lily and melaughing

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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Thank you for reminding js to always have hope!! There’s no more powerful t onic than HOPE! And Lily persifies ghat for us!

Okay, kw you KNOW I love you and Lily, right? You k ow that! Bjt how on earth can you even thinkof posting a celebration li,e this WITHOUT a picture??? Have you lost your mind??:clown

Truly, this is an amzing journey you and Lily are o and we’re so grateful to be part of it! You keep on shini g your beacon of hope Sweet Lillh! It gives us strength…..thank you.

Good grief! Happy Hannah just got her cookie box down and is cou ting out 22 cookies! “No Happy Hannah…..Lilly gets 22 treats…not you!! ” OOOPS! Too late! She woofed down the wnole box before I could stop ner!!


Love and hugs!

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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16 October 2013 - 1:07 pm
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ya know, I never realized how close Jill and Lily’s ampuversary’s are!  So close to the two year mark! JUST after our one-year!


Way to go LILY!!!!!!!  What an inspawration you are!  Extra treats for Jill tonight, she says THANK YOU!!!!!!!!!!

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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Sally, you are sooooo funnylaughing just love your posts. I did post pics 2 months ago-planning a major photo shoot for December-Lily doesn’t like to flaunt herself, so I have to pick and choose my moments:) Keep woofing those treats down Happy Hannah-use any excuse!

Jill and Lily are one day apart!!!Never realized that either-give her a big kiss from 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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Woo Hoo, Lily!  Next month is going to be a HUGE pawty around this place!  Murphy’s one year is on the 24th, so we will join you.


Kathi and Murphy

Murphy is a five year old Lab/Chessie cross. He was hit by a car on 10/29/12 and became a Tripawd on 11/24/12. On 2/5/13, he had a total hip replacement on his remaining back leg. He has absolutely no idea that he has only three legs!

UPDATE: Murphy lived his life to the fullest, right up until an aggressive bone lesion took him across the Rainbow Bridge on April 9, 2015 and he gained his membership in the April Angels. Run free, my love. You deserve it!

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Congratulations on another spectacular month full of good times and treats, we are so hoppy for you both! We love hearing from you!

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16 October 2013 - 3:31 pm
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You can set your calendar by this girl big-grin.


Extra chicken and green beans for the pugs tonight!



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22 months!  That is a great accomplishment.  Happy Ampuversary Lily.

Adelaide is a young tripawd Husky, from an injury.  Her amp was on 10/1/12.  She has 4 sisters, Aissa (a senior border collie/chow), Maggie May (a puppy Great Pyrenees), Mathilde and Morrigan and 1 baby brother, Bagheera.  We are all watched over by our angel Brendol, who was dx with OSA 1/30/13, amp on 2/6/13, and left us on 8/20/13.

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And ice cream!!!  Extra ice cream!!!!   Keep kicking butt, Lily; you do it with style!!


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Woo-hoo! Happy day Lily!

Luanne and Spirit Shooter

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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Lily!  YOu are SO amazing!  So happy for you!  Keep living the good life girl, you deserve it!

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Congrats LILLY, what a wonderful anniversary!!!! Keep going strong. clapclap

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Congrats, beautiful Lily!!

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