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RE: I'm sad

Cyndi, you have my condolences.  I just went thru the loss of a pet and
know how very painful it is.  I'm so sorry.

Zone 7 - West TN

-----Original Message-----
From: owner-gardenchat@hort.net [mailto:owner-gardenchat@hort.net] On
Behalf Of Aplfgcnys@aol.com
Sent: Sunday, September 04, 2005 5:05 PM
To: gardenchat@hort.net
Subject: Re: [CHAT] I'm sad

So sorry, Cyndi.  It really hurts to lose a pet.  

In a message dated 09/04/2005 4:40:31 PM Eastern Daylight Time, 
cyndi.johnson@edwards.af.mil writes:
My almost 12-year old rottweiler died Friday. She hadn't been feeling
well for the last month, refusing to eat much and panting a lot. We
thought at first it was stomach upset caused by her arthritis medicine,
and she rallied a little after we took her off it, but it didn't last
long. I put her on prednisone for a few days and she really perked up
but it was an illusion. A chest x-ray showed an enlarged heart, lungs
filled with fluid, and masses of something inside where there shouldn't
be anything. Cancer I guess. 
So it was the end of the road for Roxie. I used to call her my Rocket
dog because she was always lit up. I can't believe so much energy had to
get old and die. She was a real character and I'm going to miss her
But never look back, they say. In a few months when I'm over the worst
of this we'll be looking for another Rott that needs a home. In the
meantime give your pets a hug for me. 

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