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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #178 on: January 03, 2020, 00:40:14 AM »
No thanks necessary, that's what friends are for. :hug: :hug: :hug: All me Purrs Pals are family,

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #177 on: January 02, 2020, 08:29:14 AM »
thanks all, yes she is home, although of course my vet charged for a dog cremation initially so that was a bit of a faff I didn't need tbh Paula I lost my dad on 22 December so am a bit of a pro but thanks for thinking of me Paula  :hug:

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #176 on: December 31, 2019, 05:39:02 AM »
SO PLEASED SHE IS BACK HOME WITH YOU, SUCH A BEAUTIFUL GIRL

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #175 on: December 30, 2019, 22:23:00 PM »
How are you Dawn? :hug: :hug: :hug: :blow kiss: :care: :care: :care: :blow kiss:

I lost Trouble a few days before Christmas, cast a complete pall over it. I do understand. :hug: :hug: :hug: It's awful. I am thinking of you.
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #174 on: December 25, 2019, 01:59:28 AM »
She was so pretty, don't forget she'll be waiting on The Bridge for you.  :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #173 on: December 24, 2019, 15:27:10 PM »
Thank you for sharing the photo with us Dawn. I'm glad that your lovely girl is back home with you, where she belongs  :hug:

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #172 on: December 24, 2019, 09:37:04 AM »
What bittersweet timing for you. Lovely pic of her, how are you all coping? X
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #171 on: December 24, 2019, 09:35:04 AM »


Oh, treasure.  Bittersweet.   :hug: :hug:




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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #170 on: December 24, 2019, 09:32:27 AM »
just heard my lovely girls ashes are back so it seemed like a good time to say thank you all for your support and put up a picture of her

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #169 on: December 13, 2019, 17:02:17 PM »

Oh Dawn.  I've just seen this.  My heart goes out to you.  Truly it does.  The feeling of emptiness is unbearable I know but you know you did the right thing by Tilly to let her go.

RIP beautiful darling angel.  You were so very much loved  :'( :'( :'(

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #168 on: December 13, 2019, 10:54:39 AM »


Just wanting to give you a hug, Dawn.   :hug: :hug:


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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #167 on: December 13, 2019, 08:34:59 AM »
thanks for all of your support, you have no idea how much it meant to me to be able to turn to you  :hug:
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #166 on: December 12, 2019, 21:42:18 PM »
So sorry Dawn, I wasn't expecting this quite so soon, it has brought tears to my eyes and my thoughts are with you and OH. :hug: :hug: :hug:

Run free on The Bridge Tilley. :Luv:

You and OH have done the best thing for your Girl.  :care: :care: :care:
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #165 on: December 12, 2019, 15:57:29 PM »


Dawn  I'm so sorry.  But you have your girl every opportunity which counts for everything.

My heart  aches for you.   Tilly will be a huge miss.  Nothing we can say will make any difference but I hope you know we're with you, and we wish Tilly a safe journey.   Xxx


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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #164 on: December 12, 2019, 13:08:07 PM »
I’m so sorry to hear that Dawn, RIP Tilly x
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #163 on: December 12, 2019, 10:39:12 AM »
I can only echo what others have written.  You and OH gave Tilly your best including letting her go when the time was right.  Thinking of you both :hug:.

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #162 on: December 12, 2019, 09:55:44 AM »
you loved her very much, you cared for her wonderfully until your care could do no more, and then you released her

she was a very lucky girl to have you
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #161 on: December 12, 2019, 09:43:05 AM »
Dawn my thoughts are with you and your OH at this very sad time, its the last we gift we give them eternal peace and the hardest thing we do through the tears x

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #160 on: December 12, 2019, 09:37:34 AM »
Dawn, I am so sorry, I know that your heart is torn into bits  :hug:

RIP Tilley, run free at the bridge sweet girl :RIP:

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #159 on: December 12, 2019, 09:34:22 AM »
Oh Dawn, my heart goes out to you and your  OH.  I think we all know just how you must be feeling and at times like this knowing you've done the right thing does little to help with the pain of loss.  :hug: :hug: :hug:

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #158 on: December 12, 2019, 08:30:32 AM »
my beautiful girl has gone, we took her in yesterday afternoon

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #157 on: December 06, 2019, 09:40:34 AM »
you lot are the best  :hug:

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #156 on: December 06, 2019, 09:37:47 AM »


So very true, Paula.

Dawn, you know we're with you all the way to the end, and all praying that's the very best it can be when the time comes xxx


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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #155 on: December 05, 2019, 22:12:49 PM »


So very true, Paula.

Dawn, you know we're with you all the way to the end, and all praying that's the very best it can be when the time comes xxx

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #154 on: December 05, 2019, 18:50:03 PM »
I am sorry if others have asked the very unfeeling question, but why would we? :hug: :hug: :hug: We have all been where you are now. :hug: :hug: :hug:
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #153 on: December 05, 2019, 13:12:52 PM »
she is quiet but gets very lively when the cooked chicken comes out of the fridge, I think when that stops I'll know - she is doing the stairs herself which she wasn't before she was admitted to the vet and still potters in the garden a bit

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #152 on: December 05, 2019, 13:06:13 PM »
Sounds like a good plan Dawn, glad OH seems that her quality of life is good enough at the moment x
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #151 on: December 05, 2019, 13:05:30 PM »


Very much in my thoughts, too, Dawn  xxx


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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #150 on: December 05, 2019, 01:03:47 AM »
Dawn, you will know Honey. Thinking of you, OH and, of course, Tilley. :Luv: :Luv: :Luv:
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #149 on: December 04, 2019, 15:48:17 PM »
he is a bit happier with her at the moment, she is responding to him well and likes being fussed by him (she has never liked being fussed by me!) as she is so up and down it changes hourly what we think, I imagine that if she seems withdrawn for more than a day that will be time

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #148 on: December 04, 2019, 15:01:30 PM »
It certainly isn’t called an emotional rollercoaster for nothing unfortunately. Sorry you don’t feel like you have a good relationship with your vet, it is so crucial in times like this. What does OH want to do?
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #147 on: December 04, 2019, 08:35:12 AM »
we still see bits of the old tilly, and weirdly (and thankfully) she is getting down from the table to use the tray to poo, she is eating felix, chicken and ham (yes I know) but frankly she can have what she likes as far as I am concerned, oh is still trying with the renal heated up but he has more time to do that sort of stuff so I'm happy for him to give it a go - I don't think it will be long but we keep on

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #146 on: December 03, 2019, 22:17:54 PM »
Dawn  :hug: it is such a difficult decision and one only you, and your OH, can make. Yes, be guided by your vet, but you know Tilley best  . . .

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #145 on: December 03, 2019, 18:44:23 PM »
Dawn, only you and OH will know when the time is right, today she sounds as if she has picked up for a little while.

When Trouble stopped playing was when I decided his quality of life had gone, he played almost up to the end, not for as long, and it was nore up close and personal, things that tickled his paws as he couldn't really see very well. I don't know if that helps or not, but Tilley still seems to have a sense of mischief. :Luv:

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #144 on: December 03, 2019, 14:53:08 PM »
she has moments frances, apparently she jumped out from behind a bush in the garden at oh this morning -he is with her more than me as I work so I have to be guided by him I just wish we had a vet we had a relationship with rather than feeling each is pushing an agenda she did a bit of running last night (she has always only done two speeds asleep and fast) so that was nice to see, she ate very well last night as well but this morning only picked

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #143 on: December 03, 2019, 14:45:50 PM »
Oh Dawn :hug:.  I have to say I agree with Desley about your vet and Tilly’s quality of life.  However, you and OH are with her and we are not – if she still “being Tilly” and not in distress then day by day is the only way to go.   

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #142 on: December 03, 2019, 13:05:05 PM »
that was my thought too desley, tbh we are taking it day by day, oh is convinced they just want to keep her going so we have to pay for another blood test, I'm not that cynical yet but as most of you know we lost amber is a very destressing way and I swore that would not happen again

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #141 on: December 03, 2019, 12:58:23 PM »
I’m not sure I’d agree with your vet, it’s clear her quality of life is deteriorating if she doesn’t want to come down off the table to toilet. Yes you could live with her peeing, but is it fair on her?
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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #140 on: December 03, 2019, 11:44:10 AM »
thanks Liz, I'm popping out to PAH at lunchtime so if they have some I'll pick it up, typically I had some knocking around for years and got rid of it a few months ago - I appreciate your input, its hard to know what is right, on Saturday I was sure she was ready but on sunday she was on hind legs scratching the plum tree which made us think she wasn't

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Re: increased drinking
« Reply #139 on: December 03, 2019, 11:32:36 AM »
Dawn vet bed is the best thing for this situation if you have any it means the wee doesn't stay near the skin, we had HRH on it for a year till she decided it was time to go to the other side, did save the couch as well, can you sand the table and re varnish x

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