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Wow. Cancer sucks. Need some jingles please

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  • Wow. Cancer sucks. Need some jingles please

    I can't even type. I'm not on call and I've had 4 beers. I just need some jingles. Before I went off duty I did 4 euths in a row. I'm really upset. To top it all off, my friend's grand dog was diagnosed with osteosarcoma today.

    Basic story: good friend from the country hang out place has a child with brain cancer (didn't know) child with brain cancer has a dog with osteosarcoma. Saw osterosarcoma dog when I was in to good friend's clinic getting rabies vacc and health cert for my dog.

    Had no clue till I asked child's mom why she looked so down tonight. She says grand dog has cancer, gives distinctive name. I say I SAW that dog today, my good friend is Dr X. She says shes ok just upset because her child has cancer too and feels like they're giving up on dog b/c they can't afford to treat dog's cancer and their cancer.

    You don't even know this lady is the nicest lady on the planet. She would truly give the shirt off her back for someone she doesn't know. If we could just have jingles for the dog and my friend that would be great.

    So sorry for posting under the influence.

    All this time in church and she has never asked for so much as a good thought let alone a prayer. She says there are more people worse off than her family that need the Lord's attention. She is honest to God salt of the Earth.
    Michael: Seems the people who burned me want me for a job.
    Sam: A job? Does it pay?
    Michael: Nah, it's more of a "we'll kill you if you don't do it" type of thing.
    Sam: Oh. I've never liked those.

  • #2
    So sad, it is so rough when dollar constraints prevent you from taking care of the animals the way that you wish that you could.


    • #3
      I'm so sorry all this is happening to them. Prayers sent.


      • #4
        Ditto the prayers. Bless their hearts.


        • #5
          Jingles and lots of prayers for this family.
          ~ Enjoying some guac and boxed wine at the Blue Saddle inn. ~

          Originally posted by LauraKY
          I'm sorry, but this has "eau de hoarder" smell all over it.
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          • #6
            The CoTH CYA - please consult w/your veterinarian under any and all circumstances. - ET


            • #7


              • #8
                Major jingles! So very sad, these situations.
                "One person's cowboy is another person's blooming idiot" -- katarine

                Spay and neuter. Please.


                • #9
                  Major jingles and prayers. I am so sorry!
                  My big man - April 27, 1986 - September 04, 2008-
                  You're with me every moment, my big red horse.

                  Be kinder than necessary, for everyone is fighting a battle of some kind.


                  • #10
                    I am praying for comfort and peace for all involved.
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                    • #11
                      Sending prayers for the family. Could you maybe start a FB page for donations to treat the dog?


                      • #12
                        Originally posted by jetsmom View Post
                        Sending prayers for the family. Could you maybe start a FB page for donations to treat the dog?
                        Jingles for your friend, the boy, his dog and your spirit. And I definitely second the donations idea.
                        Nothing with horses is ever easy or cheap. And if it is, you're doing it wrong. They always rip out part of your soul when they leave. I guess that's how they find us later.


                        • #13
                          I third the donations idea. PM me a link...

                          When my daughter was at death's door with a perforated colon, peritonitis and sepsis, her horse was the only thing that kept her going. She said she never had a chance to say goodbye and was going to make sure she was able to see him again.

                          Sounds like the dog deserves a shot and the Mom needs a helping hand.


                          • #14
                            Jingles, prayers and a donation at the ready.


                            • #15
                              Major Jingles!!!!!!!!


                              • #16
                                Jingles, healing thoughts, and prayers, and I'd also love to make a donation.
                                "The slogan will take you like lemmings to the cliff. You'll feel better than ever, and into the abyss... There'll be no more war, there'll be no more choice." PiL


                                • Original Poster

                                  Wow you guys are awesome. I received a few PMs regarding donations and I was rather confused.

                                  The dog is getting top notch care by my friend pretty much gratis-they're doing some sort of barter/trade for services. They decided not to do surgery or chemo because of the location of the cancer and not wanting to put the dog through any suffering. It's not so much the cost of his care it's just the crappiness of the situation that I'm worried about.

                                  If anyone is so inclined, my friend would be honored if you would make a donation to the American Cancer Society.
                                  Michael: Seems the people who burned me want me for a job.
                                  Sam: A job? Does it pay?
                                  Michael: Nah, it's more of a "we'll kill you if you don't do it" type of thing.
                                  Sam: Oh. I've never liked those.


                                  • #18
                                    Im so sorry... yes, cancer DOES suck.


                                    • #19
                                      sending along prayers

                                      so sorry this is happening to your friend.
                                      Another killer of threads


                                      • #20
                                        Add my jingles and prayers for your friend.
                                        There are friends and faces that may be forgotten, but there are horses that never will be. - Andy Adams