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New York, NY
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3 December 2012
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8 November 2013 - 2:59 pm
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Back in February, I began a mission to collect 1 postcard from each of the 50 states (http://jillsjou.....-our-goal/) by Jill’s 1-year ampuversary (12/12/13).

Well, WE DID IT! and more than one month ahead of schedule!  I cannot even begin to explain how humbled, honored and loved I felt for Jill everytime I went to the mailbox and dozens of postcards would come pouring out.  I never imagined the outpouring of love and support we would receive.  We’ve had a lot of bumps in the road on this journey and this project has certainly kept our spirits high!

Our goal was to receive one card from each of the 50 states, but we received a total of 90 postcards!  82 from the US, 3 from Canada, 1 from Australia, 1 from France, 1 from London, 1 from Dubai and 1 from Belgium!

Yes, this project was done in part to keep our spirits high during this difficult journey, but we also did it for a cause!   If it weren’t for, I can wholeheartedly say I do not know how I would have gotten through this past (almost) year.  The support and love I have felt and passed on to Jill has kept us sane, laughing and positive through the darkest of days.  Because of that, Jill’s Grandmaw and Grandpaw (my parents) and her Aunt Farrah (my sister) generously agreed to make a donation to if we could meet our goal by 12/12/13.  So a GIGANTIC THANK YOU to them!

I do not know how to eloquently say thank you for this to everyone who has supported and contributed to the project.  So we choose to do it to music.

So, humbly, lovingly, joyously, with our arms around all of you………..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

Fort Wayne, IN
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8 November 2013 - 4:16 pm
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I give your movie 2 thumbs up (and 7 paws up)!  How cool is that?  Good job!  What a good idea and fun project. clap

Liberty (Libby) was diagnosed with OSA on 1-22-13.  Right front amputation on 1-31-13. No IV Chemo. Metronomic Therapy started 2-19-13 along with supplements and some home cooking. Lungs clear until 1-06-14.  She's still her happy, hoppy, bossy self.  Living the dog life to the fullest and a proud Winter Warrior. :) RIP my Libby 4-21-03 to 3-19-14

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8 November 2013 - 5:29 pm
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Love it Erica

I was going to chime in and offer to send you a postcard from Canada....but I was too late. everyone


Linda and Tucker :)

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8 November 2013 - 8:29 pm
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I always loved this idea and knew we could all do it for you guys.  Keep it up Jill & Erica.  Keep kicking butt



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."


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8 November 2013 - 10:10 pm
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You've gotten the tears flowing over here again doggone it!

I am sooooooo touched, not ONLY by the outpouring of love and support for you and Jill, but also for your neartfelt note and touching, "warm-fuzzy" video you put to gether for all of us. Yo expressed your feelings with a beautiful sincerity through your words,and the video. I've ALWAYS loved that song from the theme of the Golden Firls and I go around snfing it all the time to my dogs! I DO!

I kow I share the sentiments of everyone here when I say it is a privilege to be on this journey with you and Jill, and all the wo derful caring souls here. You inspire us!
PEPPER AND JILL!! CONGRATULATIONS!!! this happened because you are so loved and appreciated by all of us! And a special love and appreciation to Auntie Farrah and your mom and dad! Please let them know how much we appreciate teir generosity!superstar

Happy Hannah wants Jill to know she's inspired her to start a project too!! Can you believe this? That dog wants to collect dog cookies from every country on the planet!! She's got her world globe out now trying to figure out exactly how many cookies she can collectsmiley

Lots of love and hugs to you both.....thank you for being our friend...

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!

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9 November 2013 - 12:36 pm
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Awwwwww! Oh my GOSH LOVE LOVE the video, I was wondering how we were going to get to see all of the cards. You did a great job showcasing each one, it's pawesome clap

And a GREAT. BIG. HUGE THANK YOU to your family Erica, we are SO grateful for their amazingly generous gift and all of the work you did to get it for us!

Watch for an official "Thank you" announcement everypawdy, Erica beat us to it with the video but all I will say now is that Jill, Erica and her family really did come through with a gift that will go a very long way in helping to keep the Tripawds Nation strong. Amazing!


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Lancaster, PA
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11 November 2013 - 7:14 am
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Oh yeah, this morning is a morning FULL of waterworks :) So glad you got them all!


Heather & Barret

Barret was diagnosed with Hemangiopericytoma May 16, 2013. Front left leg/scapula/pectoral muscle was amputated on June 11, 2013 and we've never looked back. Follow our story on and read my column on That Pet Blog

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12 November 2013 - 9:56 am
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Loved the movie...

It was so fun seeing the cards from some of our pals...

Hop on Jillly Girl!

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