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Pumpkin left us today for a better place.


We noticed things weren't right on Dec. 23 - her breathing was not normal. Things got worse from there and our vets couldn't figure out what was wrong, so we got a referral to the vet school here. They figured it out.


She had cancer cells in her blood, and some fluid in her abdomen. Which was full of more cancer cells.


The tumor was in her liver, and they told us it was probably lymphoma, and advanced. She'd only been visibly sick for about a week, but she'd probably had the tumor for awhile - it just didn't show itself until then. And Pumpkin was the tough kind of girl that wasn't going to let a little thing like cancer keep her from enjoying life - at least not until it overwhelmed her little body.


On November 20th, we'd been so pleased she'd made it to her 13th birthday, and anyone who saw her couldn't believe she was that old.


And now she's gone. Rest well, sweet girl. I'm glad that you weren't in pain and didn't suffer long. I'm sorry we had to take you to the scary vet school to find out what was wrong with those tests. We'll miss you, and your pups (she was a brood mama, with 23 offspring) have big shoes to fill.


We'll see you again someday.









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I'm so sorry about your Pumpkin.

I just went through the same thing with my Link earlier this week...we too were happy that he made it to his 13th birthday.


They're now both playing in heaven--healthy and happily pain free.


Take care...

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Nancy and Martin, I'm so sorry. She was a gorgeous -- no, a spectacular girl.


Godspeed, Pumpkin.

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How terribly sorry we are that you had to say goodbye to your beautiful girl. Brightness reigns in the night sky with this new star.



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I'm sorry to hear about Pumpkin. :( My condolences to you and Martin.

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nancy, i'm so sorry to read this about pumpkin. i told gayle the news before i took s+k for their evening walk; i'm sure she's written to you by now. please give martin our condolences, too.

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Bless her heart...thirteen good years. I'm sorry there weren't more. Rest well Pumpkin.


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What a beautiful girl. I am so sorry for your loss.



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I am so very sorry :cry1 :cry1


Run free, sweet Pumpkin. :gh_run2




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Also missing the best wizard in the world, Merlin, and my sweet 80lb limpet, Sagan, every single day. 

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