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Happy THREE YEAR Ampuversary Jill!
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New York, NY
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3 December 2012
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12 December 2015 - 7:56 am
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Today is Jilly's THREE YEAR ampuversary!!!!!  Please join me in celebrating her big day!  We had a great visit at the oncologist on Tuesday - her x rays are clear, blood work is purrfect.  I just couldn't be more pleased.  You are all my family so I hope you do some celebrating today with your own furbabies today!

xoxo always,

Erica, Jill (and Jack!)

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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12 December 2015 - 8:06 am
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Wow! Congratulations, Jill! I remember when we were sending postcards for her six month celebration.

Kathi and the Turbotail April Angel...and the Labradork

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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12 December 2015 - 8:16 am
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I just now logged on and BAM!! WOW!!! HOLY TOLEDO! There's thst ADORABLE Hollywood Starlet, Front Cover Model, JILL....JILLY...JILLY BEAN!!!!!!clapclap


AND we get to see a delightful picture! Darn though, I'm so piffed off on this great day of celebration! Why, you ask? Because this stupid tavlet is only showing ONE PICTURE of Jill! And I KNOW you would not just post ONE picture in such a glorious day of such a gloriously inspirational kitty!!! Perhaps you can fix things on yiur end Pepper, to make it so tavlet people can see more than ONE picture!!!

Erica/Pepper, this REALLY, REALLY is such an incredible victory! You and Jill have really helped paved the way for so many other kitties on this journey. There aren't manynof us "left" who've been there right with yiu through all the ups and downs, the uncertainty, the scary times AND the continuing joy in watching her overcome each hurdle put before her. Her vlogs...her pictures...she and Brudda.....always chock full of wit and humor AND some of the most ADORABLE pictures ever!!!

You darn right we'll celebrate with you today! This is HUGE!!! HUGE!!!! It's so uplifting to have a success story like this!! Can't stop grinning!!!

Ice cream, cake, M&Ms, cupcakes, donuts, and more ice cream for everyone! clap

I know you have a busy daynof celebrating. Please take rime out though to fix your darn computer so it shows AT LEAST...AT THE VERY LEAST...FIVE MORE PHOTOS!!!!!!!! Ah, make that TEN!!!

Much, much love!!

Salt , Happy Hannah, Merry Myrtle and Frankie!

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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12 December 2015 - 12:30 pm
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Ohhhh JILL! What a pawsome day this is, talk about a lucky number!!!!

You and your momma have come such a very long way, I can't tell you how proud we are of both of you. If anyone is an example of overcoming fear and anxiety before, during and after recovery because of cancer, it's you two. ROCK ON SISTAS!!!!!

Keep on lovin' life you two, we are celebrating today in your honor!

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

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12 December 2015 - 7:20 pm
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Hoppy Hoppy Hoppy Ampuversary Jill & Erica.  I remember this day well.  I remember the check ups.  We are so glad you have kicked butt and continue to do so.  Many more Ampuverseries Jill.  Keep kicking butt.  You are a great inspiration to everyone around here.


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 -  Bosch, Sassy's pal, earned his wings 03/29/19  fought cancer for 4 months.

"You aren't doing it TO her, you are doing it FOR her. Give her a chance at life."

Los Angeles, CA
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12 December 2015 - 7:50 pm
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YAY!!! Amazing news!!!! You are an  inspiration to us all! You give hope and positive energy all over the place! You welcomed us with open arms and cried with us when we cried and celebrated when we got the new dog (aka jasper lily)... you are just simply awesome-sauce!!!!

HAPPY celebration and here's to many, many, more! We love you Jilly!

Alison with Spirit Shelby in her heart and (little jasper too)

Shelby Lynne; Jack Russell/Shiba Inu mix. Proud member of the April Angels of 2014.

October 15, 2000 to April 8, 2014

Our story: Broke rear leg in June 2013 - non-conclusive results for cancer so leg was plated and pinned. Enlarged spleen in September 2013 and had it removed and was diagnosed with Hemangiosarcoma and started chemotherapy. Became a Tripawd January 8th, 2014 and definitive Hemangiosarcoma diagnosis. Three major surgeries in 7 months and Shelby took them all like a champ only to lose her battle to cancer in her brain. We had 8 amazing extra months together and no regrets. #shelbystrong #loveofmylife

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13 December 2015 - 11:06 am
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Isn't that great?  having been around the forums for three weeks and find that this Sunday there is a big kitty celebration.  Congratulations, Jill !!!  Have a purrfect ampuversary with your family.

Our awesome Golden Boy was diagnosed for OSA in April 2014 in the proximal humerus, front-leg amp on 05/20/2014. Finished chemo (Carbo6) on 07/10/2014. Ongoing treatment: acupuncture + K-9 Immunity Plus ( 3chews) and home-cooked no-grain diet.   Stopped Apocaps because of liver issues.   Liver issues: controlling altered enzymes with SAM-e and Milk Thistle.  October 17:  started having seizures.  Taking fenobarbital for seizures.  April 18: started prednisone.

Schofield, WI
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14 December 2015 - 2:57 pm
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Wow Jill what a little cancer warrior you are!  3 years how amazing is that!  Way to show how it's done.  Congratulations pretty girl!

Linda & Max

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