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Gypsy 11/29/03 - 9/23/15


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We had to send our sweet happy baby doll to the bridge last month. My incredible sorrow has kept me from posting until now but I owe it to my Gypsy to honor her with a proper goodbye. For about the last year, Gypsy had been stiff when getting up from a nap, the vet suspected arthritis and prescribed Metacam to give her as needed. Gypsy was a wild woman, when one of us came home from work she would race around the house, grab a stuffy and bounce to the door to go out and chase the squirrels. She never once slowed down or gave us any indication that she was in serious pain. Starting a couple of months ago, her back leg would give out and she would lose a step. She never fell, but it seemed to be happening a little more frequently. A week before we lost her, I made an appointment to take her to the vet so she could check her hind leg. As we all know, any time our hounds limp, we immediately think osteo and I just wanted reassurance. On her last night, I had let the kids out and when I went to let them in, Gypsy was standing still in the yard, I called for her and she didn't move, just stood there wagging her tail. I knew something was wrong and ran out to her, she was shaking and her hind leg was hanging limp. I called for my DH and he carried her in the house. We took her to the Evet where they took Xrays and administered pain meds. The vet showed us the Xrays and our world came crashing down. Her femur was broke in two. The vet was saying something about the edges being fuzzy but all I heard was the beating of my heart. I looked at the vet and said osteo? and she shook her head in confirmation. We knew that we had to let her go and sent her to be with Logan, Profit and Siren at the bridge. The house is very quiet without our sassy little back talker. It helps to know that she is whole again and running pain free. Hopefully, there are lots of squirrels to chase. Run free my little spaz!!

Her adoption pic

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She had a serious case of ETS

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Her beautiful frosty face

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One of the last pics I have of her

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So sorry for the loss of your beautiful Gypsy.

Remember the good times.....

 

Nancy...Mom to Sid (Peteles Tiger), Kibo (112 Carlota Galgos).   Missing Casey, Gomer, Mona, Penelope, BillieJean, Bandit, Nixon (Starz Sammie),  Ruby (Watch Me Dash) Nigel (Nigel), and especially little Mario, waiting at the Bridge.

 

 

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Hugs to you and yours. I'm so sorry for the loss of your beautiful girl.

 

Godspeed, Gypsy.

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Sue....sorry for your loss...she was a lucky girl to find you and Greg. :bighug

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I do hate cancer. It is the thief who robs us everyday of those we love. I am so sorry for the loss of your beautiful Gypsy.

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She was so beautiful ... and so loved. I'm very sorry for your loss. :grouphug

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:grouphug I am so very sorry for your loss.

 

Godspeed Gypsy f_yellow

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I am very sorry for the loss of your beautiful girl. She obviously was a character and loved dearly.

 

Run free Gypsy, run free sweetie...:gh_run

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

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