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Vans Misty Morn: 8/19/04 - 11/18/15


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My sweet brood momma, Misty, is gone. My group got ten brood moms from Kansas in February 2013. I adopted Misty and her litter mate,Gigi (Glimmering Gems). I picked them up at the hospital after their sprays, and brought them home to meet their three grey brothers.

Two weeks later, Misty began to bleed from her girlie parts. By the time we got to the hospital, she had lost close to 50% of her blood. She required several transfusions and another surgery. She had developed an allergic reaction to the internal sutures after her spay. The tissue around each suture pulled away, and one of the sutures poked a tiny hole in an artery. We entered the hospital lobby with blood pooling on the floor behind her. Hospital front desk staff were calling for doctors, buckets, and mops. They had never seen that much blood on the floor, because Misty kept moving from person to person to say hello. The doctors were not sure that she would make it, but she did fine. Hospital staff still talk about that day.

Misty was used as a poster girl for one of the hospital's blood drives. The poster showed a photo of her receiving oxygen when she was admitted, and another of her smiling and healthy due to blood being available when she was bleeding out.

She was a favorite at the hospital. She had several other issues going on, and had to be checked every week for months, then every couple of months.she always came in with a smile, wearing beads, flowers, or a hat. Hospital staff often took her picture when she arrived.

Wearing those same outfits, she was a great meet and greet dog. Everyone loved Misty, and she loved everyone.

When my boss dog died on Labor Day weekend, Misty stepped up and became the new boss. She kept the others in line, like a brood mom should!

In mid October, she gradually developed several unexplained symptoms. My local vet and three doctors at the specialty hospital were working on ruling out several medical issues to determine the cause of her symptoms. Last week everything hit her at once and we ran out of time. She was loved by many, and will be missed.

Hug your hounds! You don't know when you will run out of time!

Would someone please update her greyhound data page? Thanks!

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Oh, Irene. I am so very sorry for your loss. This has been a terrible month with so many dogs leaving us at the holidays.

Irene Ullmann w/Flying Odin in Lower Delaware
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I'm so very sorry. By inspiring blood donations, I'm sure she saved the lives of many other dogs.

 

I updated her Greyhound Data page. Let me know if you would like it to say something else and I can change it:

 

Misty was adopted in February 2013 through GFNJ by Irene Gavin, Howell NJ. Love those brood moms! She died on November 18, 2015.

Kendra, devoted walker of Lucia (Larking About x Anastasia) and her son Henry (Tom Jones: Great Son x Lucia), plus Grandpa Grey the Galgo/Greyhound cross.

Missing Badger (Vf Get R Done: Quicksand Slip x Ll Tee el See), 5/7/04 - 2/20/14, who opened our hearts and our home to greyhounds,
    Kenzie (Slatex Kenzie: Randy Handy x Slatex Chrisy), 4/16/03 - 10/29/14, who really knew what a good dog she was,
    and Falcon (Atascocita Sabat: Dodgem by Design x Atascocita Barb), 9/13/10 - 1/31/20, who was grumpy and snarky but eventually a little bit cuddly, too.

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I'm so very sorry for your loss, but I'm glad the two of you had this time together and she brightened the lives of so many who crossed her path. :grouphug

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Newdawn Frost, Keno Jet Action & Chloe (NGA racing name unknown), Irys (galgo), Hannah (weim), Cruz (galgo), & Carly CW Your Charming

Princess http://www.greyhound-data.com/d?i=1018857

"It came to me that every time I lose a dog they take a piece of my heart with them. And every new dog who comes into my life, gifts me with a piece of their heart. If I live long enough, all the components of my heart will be dog, and I will become as generous and loving as they are." -- Unknown

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I'm so very sorry. By inspiring blood donations, I'm sure she saved the lives of many other dogs.

 

I updated her Greyhound Data page. Let me know if you would like it to say something else and I can change it:

 

Misty was adopted in February 2013 through GFNJ by Irene Gavin, Howell NJ. Love those brood moms! She died on November 18, 2015.

Thanks!
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I'm so very sorry. She had to leave much too soon.

 

Godspeed Misty.

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Missing Cora (RL Nevada 5/99-10/09), Piper (Cee Bar Easy 2/99-1/10), Tally (Thunder La La 9/99-3/10), Edie (Daring Reva 9/99-10/12), Dixie (Kiowa Secret Sue 11/01-1/13), Jessie (P's Real Time 11/98-3/13), token boy Graham (Zydeco Dancer 9/00-5/13), Cal (Back Already 12/99-11/13), Betsy (Back Kick Beth 11/98-12/13), Standard Poodles Minnie (1/99-1/14) + Perry (9/98-2/14), Annie (Do Marcia 9/03-10/14), Pink (Miss Pinky Baker 1/02-6/15), Poppy (Cmon Err Not 8/05-1/16), Kat (Jax Candy 5/05-5/17), Ivy (Jax Isis 10/07-7/21)

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I'm so sorry for your loss. She sounds like a girl who was truly a pleasure to know.

 

Godspeed, sweetheart.

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We miss Reko Batman (Trouper Zeke x Marque Louisiana), 11/15/95-6/29/06, Rocco the thistledown whippet, 04/29/93-10/14/08, Reko Zema (Mo Kick x Reko Princess), 8/16/98-4/18/10, the most beautiful girl in the whole USA, my good egg Joseph aka Won by a Nose (Oneco Cufflink x Buy Back), 09/22/2003-03/01/2013, and our gentle sweet Gidget (Digitizer, Dodgem by Design x Sobe Mulberry), 1/29/2006-11/22/2014, gone much too soon. Never forgetting CJC's Buckshot, 1/2/07-10/25/10.

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I am so very sorry. Your wonderful sassy brood mom touched so many just by being herself, and sharing her smile. Every day is indeed a gift. You and Misty made the most of every one. :grouphug

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:paw Upon reflection, our lives are often referenced in parts defined by the all-too-short lives of our dogs.

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I am very sorry.

 

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

Kyle with Stewie ('Super C Ledoux, Super C Sampson x Sing It Blondie) and forever missing my three angels, Jack ('Roy Jack', Greys Flambeau x Miss Cobblepot) and Charlie ('CTR Midas Touch', Leo's Midas x Hallo Argentina) and Shelby ('Shari's Hooty', Flying Viper x Shari Carusi) running free across the bridge.

Gus an coinnich sinn a'rithist my boys and little girl.

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