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New York, NY
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woot woot!  Today is Jilly's ten month ampuversary!  WOW how time flies!  Since it is October, Breast Cancer Awareness month, Jill has chosen to wear pink (OK, so she always wears pink...) for this ampuversary in honor of her great grandmaw (she passed away from breast cancer), who unfortunately she never met, but I know she would have loved.  Miss you Grandma, I know you are looking down and protecting my Jill each and everyday.

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 October 2013 - 8:12 am
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Con-cat-ulations, Jill!

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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Twin Cities, Minnesota
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12 October 2013 - 9:23 am
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Hooray for Jill!  I won't even hold it against her that her J-e-t-s Jets, Jets, Jets ruined my survivor pool last week! ;)

"Let us think the unthinkable, let us do the undoable, let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all."
-Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

"May I recommend serenity to you? A life that is burdened with expectations is a heavy life. Its fruit is sorrow and disappointment. Learn to be one with the joy of the moment."
-Douglas Adams, The Long Dark Tea-Time of the Soul


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22 February 2013
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12 October 2013 - 11:20 am
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'STAY CALM    HOP ON"  and PAWTY  ON!!   


Such a happy, happy day Jilly!!      Lots of ups and downs and you've overcome them all!  Nothing but ups now!!


You're looking younger in everyohoto Jill!  You haven't been doing  "catox" have you?


I cohld look at your mug with the way the  white patches are "painted" in your face!  I absolutely marvel at  that!



Pepper!  Your Great Grandma is watching over you......and........she is sooooo proud of the wman of substance you have become.  She knows what a beacon of love yoj are and how you...AND Jill, touch lives everh day.



Lots of celebrating over here!  And lots of love and hugs to all!



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!

On The Road

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12 October 2013 - 12:31 pm
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Woooohoo! I love ANY excuse for a pawty but milestones like this are an even better one. YAYYYY JILLY!!!!

You look marvelous in pink little one. I know your Great Grandma is proud of her pretty and amazing and strong grandkitty.

Tripawds Founders Jim and Rene | | |

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12 October 2013 - 8:15 pm
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Hoppy Ampuversary Jill.  Keep kicking Cancer's ugly butt.  you will be a long time survivor you have a lot of angels watching out for you



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."

New Jersey
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13 October 2013 - 10:00 pm
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Happy 10 month ampuversary to beautiful Jillclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclapclap

Keep kicking cancer's buttbig-grin


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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13 October 2013 - 10:21 pm
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Yay Jill!!!!!!!!!!!!clapclapclapclap


You are the best cat ever (don't tell Fezz or Franklin I said that)

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14 October 2013 - 8:50 am
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Way to go Jill!! Hoppy 10 month with many more to come! Sorry I'm a little late , but it gives us all a reason to celebrate a little longer!

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.

New Jersey
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14 October 2013 - 12:15 pm
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Sorry we are late, but we wish you Congrats on such a good anniversary and many more ten months to come!!

New Haven, CT
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14 October 2013 - 6:10 pm
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I know I gotcha on Facebook about this, but I wanted to make sure we chimed in here too.  YEY, Jilly Bean!  10 months!!!  Way to rock it, kitty cat.  We love you!

~ K&J

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!

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14 October 2013 - 6:41 pm
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Hoppy happy hoppy happy Jill!! Keep on going this way! clapsmiley

Gunilla, Wilbur, Bellis and angel Penny

Tolland, CT
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7 March 2013
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14 October 2013 - 6:51 pm
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A little late to the pawty, but sending belated congratulations!!! On to 11!!!!!!!!


-Liz and Angel Roxie

15 October 2013 - 12:03 pm
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Happy first double digit ampuversary Jill! 


Not sure how I missed this post...oh well, the pugs are always willing to celebrate good times!!



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