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Flying Fugitive (Finn), CGC , TDI 3/17/05-1/11/11


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#1 OFFLINE   Vicky

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 12:27 PM


My heart has been ripped out. My gorgeous big shiny black boy Finn has joined his brother and best bud Griffin who was waiting at the bridge. To lose 2 within a month of each other is more than I can bear. Finn took ill right after Christmas and we have spent the last 2 weeks going from 1 specialist to another. He had a very aggressive cancer in his sinus area.

Finn came from GPA Tampa and was picked out for me as a good candidate for obedience and therapy. He excelled in that area as well as spening some time as a runway model and PR guy for greyhound adoption. Finn was also wonderful as a mentor for all the foster iggies who have spent time here as well as being the recipient of Jessica's dental hygiene ministrations. I am lost.

This is the first time in 17 years that there has't been a greyhound (or two/three) at my side. My house and heart feel empty.

Run free good boy!

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#2 OFFLINE   BooBooKitty

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 12:30 PM

My heart is breaking for you.

I am so sorry to hear of your losses. They were fortunate to have you in their lives.

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#3 OFFLINE   Jane

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 12:38 PM

Words don't suffice Vicky. My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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#4 OFFLINE   SuthrnBell

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 12:56 PM

Oh Vicky I'm heart broken for you. I'm so sorry for your lose.

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 01:07 PM

Oh, Vicky--I'm so, so sorry. I'm reading this with tears in my eyes.... <3
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Posted 11 January 2011 - 01:26 PM

Sending my deepest condolences to you. I am so sorry for your loss, especially so soon. Hugs,
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Posted 11 January 2011 - 02:14 PM

I am very sorry for your loss. Jo

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Posted 11 January 2011 - 02:29 PM

Vicky, I simply don't know what to say. You certainly don't deserve all of this heartache. You are in my thoughts and prayers.
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Posted 11 January 2011 - 03:07 PM

My condolences.
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Posted 11 January 2011 - 03:21 PM

Oh Vicky....I can't believe this. Steph called me this morning to see if I knew anything about what had happened. My heart just breaks for you....your 2 boys gone in such a short time. They are now together at the bridge. I'm so sorry. Attached File  igbridge.gif   2.78KB   0 downloads Attached File  flowers4.gif   2.19KB   0 downloads
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Posted 11 January 2011 - 03:52 PM

Im so sorry Vicky. How hard to lose such a special friend... He was lucky to have had you in his life and heart.
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Posted 11 January 2011 - 04:05 PM

Oh Vicky.....I'm typing this with big tears in my eyes. Words cannot express how much my heart goes out to you.....I'm so very sorry for the loss of Griffin & now, Finn! Remington & I will be be thinking about you & send many hugs & kisses to help you through this. sosad.gif




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Posted 11 January 2011 - 04:39 PM

Vicky, I am so sorry for your loss. You are in my thoughts.
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Posted 12 January 2011 - 08:18 AM

Vicky, my heart breaks for you in your loss of Griffin and Finn. You were so blessed by those two Iggies. But then they were so blessed to be loved by you. My tears are for you as you begin healing. I still miss my Tessie sooooooo.. Her undiscovered/unexpected cancer was fast acting, too.
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Posted 12 January 2011 - 10:12 AM

I am so sorry for your loss - My thoughts and prayers are with you.
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Posted 12 January 2011 - 02:52 PM

My thoughts are with you..... spikey_sad.gif
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Posted 13 January 2011 - 04:38 AM

Vicky,
That's so tragic, losing two favoured greys within a month. Words fail me. My sincere condolences and may Finn and Griffin be playing happily together at the bridge, regards Deb

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Posted 13 January 2011 - 05:17 AM

So sorry to hear this. Words can't help the heartbreak, just know you are in the thoughts & prayers of many.

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 09:43 AM

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 07:46 PM

Vicki, my heart breaks for you. To lose two in such a short time. We have a Grey as well as our others. I have had
Grey friends that have lost their kids to cancer recently. It is such insidious disease for Greys. I am praying for you. Tears
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Posted 15 January 2011 - 07:53 PM

I have been thinking of you these past days, Vicky. I didn't post before now, because I couldn't and still can't think of anything adequate to say. Just know that you have my sincere sympathy.
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Posted 15 January 2011 - 07:54 PM

Vicky, I am so sorry for your loss, you are in my thoughts and prayers durring this time.

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Posted 15 January 2011 - 10:05 PM

I'm sorry for your loss. My thoughts and prayers are with you.

#24 OFFLINE   Vicky

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Posted 17 January 2011 - 07:18 AM

Thank you all for your kind words and thughts. My heart is in a deep freeze at the moment. There are no words for how empty I feel. I'll take time to decide what to do. 5 of my 6 greys have died of various cancers. Most times it manifested suddenly. I guess that's why it's called the silent killer.

Vicky




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