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3 December 2012
Two Years ago today, we began our big fight against the nasty nasty disease of osteosarcoma. While I can't say that Jill has been cancer free for two years, because after her toe was amputated the cancer did metastasize 6 months later, I can say she has been fighting for two whole years. I am so proud of my little champ. Here she is, June 27, 2012:
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
13 June 2013
We love you Jilly!!!! Congrats on a great milestone!!!! Here's to many more years!
Alison & her Shelby
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
24 September 2009
TWO years? Holy moly! Hoppy TOE-PU-VERSARY Jillybean, you're the Rock Star of the Tripawds Nation, today and always. PAWTY ON GIRL! xoxo
Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene
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27 December 2012
LOVE Jill! Congrats, whittle lady!
~ Katy & Jackson
ACL tear in right hind leg 12/5/12 and scheduled ACL repair surgery 12/21/12. Pre-op xrays revealed osteosarcoma. Amputation 12/28/12. Chemo (carboplatin) started Jan 10, 2013 and ended on April 5, for a total of 5 doses. He handled carbo like a champ! No side effects. We started metronomic therapy at his third chemo and have been also doing some holistic treatments. He's a lively, playful 10 year old huskie-boarder collie and a very proud member of the Winter Warriors! Our love. Our funny little guy!
18 October 2009
Two years and going STRONG!
Way to keep up the fight Jilly Bean.
Tri-pug Maggie survived a 4.5 year mast cell cancer battle only to be lost to oral melanoma.
1999 to 2010
18 September 2013
21 February 2014
12 March 2013
Congratulations, Jill (and Erica, too). You deserve a big round of a-paws!
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!
1 February 2013
And still showing us all how its done!!
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.
16 October 2012
Very very proud of your journey & your fight. Keep rocking it. You are doing so awesome
Hugs & lots of love
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."
22 February 2013
TOE PU VERSARY?? Yeah, liking that one!
You keep rocking sweet Jill! You are making cat history and that just verifies yet again that you are a very unique kitty!
And those pics of you on your blog with your leg bandaged up are so cute! You are a sweet, sweet girl!
Love you Jill Bean!
Salt 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!
26 January 2014
25 May 2013