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clapFinally can post some pics, jeez is 5 months enough time to figure this out from help from som?!!! Scary!!!!

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    Ok so this is great, isn’t he just beautiful. Sally these I hope will put a smile on your face!

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Yay Esther.  Snoop looks great.  Thank you for sharing him.




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.

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It took you 5 months to show us how handsome Snoop is?! You’ve been holding out on us because he really is a beautiful guy! Can I say a guy is beautiful? Now that you’ve conquered it, please don’t be shy about pictures. Sally will never let you hear the end of it if you only post these.


From abandoned puppy to Tripawd Warrior Dude, Dakota became one of the 2011 February Furballs due to STS. Our incredibly sweet friend lived with grace and dignity till he impulsively raced over the Bridge on 12-15-12.

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Oh how sweet! Thanks for sharing. Would you like to enter one of these in the calendar contest?

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oh Snoop!!!  You are one handsome fella!!!!  Thanks for posting Esther!!!!!!!  He  sure is beautiful!

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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Look at that loving, trusting face! Yellow is definitely his color. Thanks for sharing (and keeping Sally happy!!).


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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OMD!!      If this doesn’t put a smile all over your face, mothing will!!


Ohhhhhh  yeah……since yo’ been :-)   hiding hid beautiful sweet, ever so sweet, mug from us for five months, you’ve got a lot of catchingup to do!! Right   Amd Shari agrees!!   We have rules around here for “hold outs” like you!!


We’ll be gentle though because we LOVE you and Snoop so much!!  So, we’re only “requiring five more notos and/or videos in the next three days!!   That’s one  for each of the five  onths we were deprived of all these grinning ear to ear moments we’re aving todah!


You’re a pretty big fella’ too!  I love, love, love his bone structure!  And he has ample mizzle to squishy kiss (that’s a Jill term)   I keep scrolling back up because I don’t want to miss a thing!   He’s just perfect Esther, he’s just perfect!


These are treasured photos that will ALWAYS put a smile straight in your heart!  BAM!  Permanently nstalled!!  🙂 :-)  


HECK YEAH!  Snoop is gong i to the calendar!  I’m sure Jerry didn’t mean to put it in “question form”……She meant to sah,”Wnich potopf Snoop are we voting n?”


I love this dog…….and his mom!!



We’ll be watching for more…….ohues we will!



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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