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Thu Sep 19, 2019, 06:56 PM

We lost our sweet Riley today

He had surgery three weeks ago to remove his spleen. Turns out it was cancerous. He started going down hill this morning and we knew there was nothing more we could do.

He was a beautiful, smart, sweet German Shepherd Dog and we loved him immensely. If I knew how to post a photograph of him (neither click-and-drag, nor copy-paste works), I would.

Our fur babies help to make the world a kinder place. If you are fortunate to have one in your life, please give it a hug from me because I can't do that at my house any more.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:06 PM

1. I am so very sorry for your loss.

It is incredibly difficult to help our fur babies across the rainbow bridge, but after all their love and devotion, it is the least we can do.

Much love.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:08 PM

2. I know how painful the loss of a pet is. Specially after you have

tried to medically save them.
Hugs to you and your family.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:09 PM

3. I'm so sorry

It's so difficult to lose them. He was lucky to have you.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:10 PM

4. I lost my Maltese baby to a ruptured spleen. I'm glad you tried surgery. When it ruptures, we're tal

A few hours. Riley was so lucky to have had such caring parents and I'm sure he knew it. Go through his photos and realize what a good life you all had! Deepest sympathies ❤

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:12 PM

5. I am sad for you and your precious Riley's family. Hugging our two elder dogs with tears brimming.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:23 PM

6. I am so sad for you.

When I lost my baby it was the worst thing I ever experienced. My baby now is 16 and I dread going through the loss again. Please take care of yourself and don't so too much or be too hard on yourself. Time will eventually help ease the pain but right now you are going through my worst nightmare.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:26 PM

7. I am so sorry for the loss of your beloved Riley.

I know you gave him the most wonderful life.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 07:48 PM

8. I am so very sorry for your loss.



I know you will miss him forever.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:18 PM

9. Oh, I'm so sorry

It is so hard to lose our friends - best friends actually. Yes, they do make our world kinder. Peace to you leftieNanner.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:24 PM

10. Rest in peace

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 08:33 PM

11. we lost out cat Riley a bit more than a year ago, a beautiful and sweet chocolate siamese

who we rescued 12 years ago. We took him for infect paw and the vet notice some weight loss. He was a big cat and we didn't note the 2 lb lost from 14 to 12. She ran some test and he was in kidney failure and less than 2 weeks later we had to say good bye to him in our home as our vet made the house call to make it easier on all of us. Took a very long time for that not to hurt.

Riley name will always be precious to us

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Response to beachbumbob (Reply #11)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 08:01 AM

15. I had a cat Riley too

He was a rescue, an orange and white Maine Coon type. Very loving. He and our Freddie were best pals and I have many pics of them curled up together. He was only 5 when our son found him dead. He must have had a congenital heart defect. He and Freddie are both at the Bridge together now.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 09:57 PM

12. We had to send our 16 year old Bosley to the Rainbow Bridge on Aug 13.

He was one of two of our diabetic dogs. I still get a lump in my throat each time I only get one needle out for insulin instead of two.

The thing I tell my self is that when one of our furkids leave us, they take a piece of our hearts with them. In time, when we've had some time to heal, we realize that although they took that piece of our heart, they also left a piece of theirs in its place.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 10:10 PM

13. I'm sorry for your loss

Rainbow bridge he'll be waiting

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Thu Sep 19, 2019, 10:39 PM

14. I am so sorry

Itís like thereís a hole in your heart when they leave you.

I hope your good memories of Riley help to comfort you. He surely knew how much you loved him. Iíve been there and I feel your pain.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 10:38 AM

16. I'm very sorry for your loss.

He sounds like a wonderful friend.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 11:34 AM

17. My condoloences.

The loss of our pets is devastating. They love us no matter what we say, what we do, or who we are. I am very sorry for your loss.

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Response to leftieNanner (Original post)

Fri Sep 20, 2019, 04:57 PM

18. So very sorry, I lost my sweet dog girl 6 wks ago

Horrific.
Our fur kids occupy a big piece donít they?

So 😐 sorry

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