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Re: Hello out there

  • Subject: Re: Hello out there
  • From: Pam Evans <gardenqueen@gmail.com>
  • Date: Mon, 26 Jan 2009 16:39:38 -0600

Cyndi I am so terribly sorry, pet or no, our animals mean a lot regardless!
Hugs to you.
Jess dear, I'm so glad you got another dog, don't know what you'd do for
company up there on the farm!!  ROTFL....


On 1/26/09, Jesse Bell <justjess01@gmail.com> wrote:
>
> We've been there too Cyndi.  Not much fun...and very disturbing.  Even
> though some of my farm animals are not "pets" I love them anyway and do
> whatever I can to give them a fighting chance.  But, like you, I cannot
> stand to see them suffer either.  Sending you hugs.
>
> We brought home a six month old female mastiff puppy on Saturday.  She is
> HUGE and only six months old.  We have a Lab/New Foundland mix that is full
> grown and very large..and this puppy is as big as her, just not as filled
> out.  Her father was 170 pounds, her mother was around 140.  Gonna be a big
> one.  Mastiffs don't mature until they are 2 years old.  I can put a saddle
> on her and ride her!  (kidding)
>
>
> On 1/26/09, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95 CS/SCOSI <
> cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil> wrote:
> >
> > Sadly we had to put her down. When I first found her down she would eat
> > a little and drink but from Thursday night on she refused both. We gave
> > her the strongest animal painkillers we had but to no avail. We could
> > find no obvious injury or swelling but she was obviously in great pain
> > when we touched her hind leg and uncomfortable just lying down, she
> > couldn't get up, wouldn't eat, and so we ended her suffering. We
> > couldn't figure out exactly what was wrong, couldn't see anywhere she
> > could have hurt herself. Talk about feeling helpless.  We probably
> > wouldn't have called a vet to come out - they are not pets and we do
> > have to consider cost - but there are none around who will treat them
> > anyway. Which, irrationally, made me feel worse.
> > Well...it is nowhere near the emotional impact as losing a pet...still
> > it's a loss. These things happen though.
> >
> > Cyndi
> >
> >
> > -----Original Message-----
> > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
> > Behalf Of Pam Evans
> > Sent: Friday, January 23, 2009 6:26 PM
> > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hello out there
> >
> > Keeping my fingers crossed on both accounts - Cyndi & Kitty do please
> > keep
> > us posted.
> >
> > On 1/23/09, Donna <gossiper@sbcglobal.net> wrote:
> > >
> > > How sad.  Really is upsetting to know they are hurting and there isn't
> > > anything you can do.
> > >
> > > Let us know what happens...
> > >
> > > Donna
> > >
> > >
> > > --- On Fri, 1/23/09, james singer <inlandjim1@q.com> wrote:
> > >
> > > From: james singer <inlandjim1@q.com>
> > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hello out there
> > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > Date: Friday, January 23, 2009, 4:10 PM
> > >
> > > That's a bummer. Let's hope it's not that bad and the lady can be
> > > saved.
> > >
> > > On Jan 23, 2009, at 7:46 AM, Johnson, Cyndi D Civ USAF AFMC 95
> > CS/SCOSI
> > > wrote:
> > >
> > > > Raining here too but for once I wish it wasn't. One of our sheep has
> > > > either broken or very badly sprained a hind leg and will not get up
> > > > unless forced. Any other week DH could take a bit of time off to try
> > and
> > > > deal with it but not this week, he'd have to be at death's door to
> > > be
> > > > excused. I am not strong enough to try and move her myself. I am
> > pretty
> > > > upset because this animal is hurting and we're not home in daylight
> > to
> > > > see what's wrong, now she's out there in the rain. At least it is
> > > light
> > > > rain on and off.
> > > > Based on how she acts I think we'll probably have to put her down
> > > > tomorrow. Very upsetting.
> > > >
> > > > Cyndi
> > > >
> > > > -----Original Message-----
> > > > From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net]
> > On
> > > > Behalf Of Theresa G.
> > > > Sent: Thursday, January 22, 2009 6:39 PM
> > > > To: gardenchat@hort.net
> > > > Subject: Re: [CHAT] Hello out there
> > > >
> > > > RAining, raining, raining here.  We need it badly!
> > > >
> > > > holmesbm@usit.net wrote:
> > > >> We had a covering of snow...you can see the cover on the Smoky Mts.
> > > > and ice
> > > >> along the edges of inlets on the TN River.  Very cold weather.  I
> > had
> > > > to
> > > >> have some preop tests yesterday and the technican or nurse that did
> > my
> > > >> blood work was in her coat.
> > > >
> > > >
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> > > >
> > > >
> > >
> > > Inland Jim
> > > Willamette Valley
> > > 44.99 N 123.04 W
> > > Elevation 148'
> > > 39.9" Precipitation
> > > Hardiness Zone 8/9
> > > Heat Zone 5
> > > Sunset Zone 6
> > > Minimum 0 F [-15 C]
> > > Maximum 102 F [39 C]
> > >
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> >
> >
> > --
> > Pam Evans
> > Kemp TX
> > zone 8A
> >
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>
> --
> Jesse R. Bell
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-- 
Pam Evans
Kemp TX
zone 8A

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