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  1. #1

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    Your first one Tiari - Strider199 It would take me many months to catch up to how many real bettas you have :) - PhillipOrigami great job with that post - Jaster Hope power is restored ASAP! - C-Dub Because I was wrong, and you were right. Sorry. - bethyMT 
    Cancer sucks and a beer won't replace what you lost ...  but here is one anyway. :-D - 850R Couldn't give you rep so sending a cookie instead for your betta advice! - andreahp 

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    Diagnosed the last week of July, my Dog Daisy had Lymphoma cancer. It struck suddenly, and viciously, but Daisy was still full of piss and vinegar, so we decided to try for chemotherapy.

    We were delighted, that she quickly reached remission, and seemed cancer free after only two months of chemo, but her remission lasted only six weeks. At the reappearance, which was aggressive, we decided for a last shot attempt at chemo. Given a dose two weeks ago, it appeared she had improved, her lymph nodes shrinking back by 70 percent. The following week, just after Thanksgiving, she was given an at home dose of chemotherapy...... but unfortunately, it did nothing, and the cancer started taking her over.

    The decision was rough, but it was the correct one, as the cancer had taken over her liver, and her spleen, and had become chemo resistant. She was put down this morning, and was only six and a half years old.

    I hate cancer. I really hate cancer.
    2 10 gallon tanks, 1 20 gallon tank, 1 Fluval Edge, 1 29 gallon tank, and one backyard pond.

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    I am very sorry for your lost. Dogs are all about their ppl, dedicating their lives to us. It is up to us to see that they get the best out of their time here. You're a good person for giving her the wonderful life she had.

  3. #3

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    am sure I deserve a few of these... lol - Cyberra Thanks for sharing your X-stitch fish pillow project! - Aminax for being prone to computer problems - Cyberra happy birthday to me... August 29th - Cyberra earned ANOTHER one... siiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiiigh - Cyberra 
    I dub thee official greeter to the forum! - korith Happy Belated One Year AC Anniversary! - Rue You need another betta! - Pleco380 it birtha the birthday betta XD - genocidex A birthday betta for you. - mermaidwannabe 

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    I'm sorry for your loss.

    We're probably going to have to put Chester down soon... He's got bad hip displasia and has a real hard time getting up now. Doesn't want to put any weight on his hind legs, and his back legs keep collapsing under him.

    The probability of being watched is directly proportional to the stupidity of the act


  4. #4

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    Thanks for the rep!! - Compass this doesnt look like pie... not the right kind.. - Sandz for providing solid guidance to others - RiversGirl Thanks for the rep! :) - Compass cheers - Fishhook 
    Using up my winnings on my friends! - Compass No Message - Fishhook beeeeeeeer! - Sandz Bottoms up! (even though you don't drink, lol) - Slaphppy7 We miss you... - Compass 

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    Quote Originally Posted by cuckoochews
    You're a good person for giving her the wonderful life she had.
    And for knowing when to let that life go, I'm very sorry for your loss Tiari.
    When I go fishing I just place a sharp rock in the water and sit there waiting for all the dead fish to float to the top... Kingfisher
    Everything Happens for a reason. Sometimes that reason is you are stupid and make bad decisions.
    I think my fish is adjusting well to the four gallon, He's laying on his side attempting to go to sleep on the bottom of the gravel.
    A moderator on a fish forum should be able to identify an oscar... Don't you think?


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    so very sorry about Daisy. We've been there too many times and it never gets easier. Just know you did such a very good thing for her by letting her go. Many hugs and also remember she had a wonderful life because of you.
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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    So Sorry Tiari.....You did all you could and you will have to find some peace with that knowledge. It's so hard to lose an old friend that gave you nothing but love.

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    I'm very sorry to hear about Daisy. It's so tough to lose a pet...and she was still so young!

    But sometimes the right decisions are the hardest ones to make. You did the best thing you could for her.
    55 g Goldfish Tank - 5 Fancies, 2 Dojos
    25 g Tropical Tank - Celestial Pearl Danio/Mixed

  8. #8

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    Your first one Tiari - Strider199 It would take me many months to catch up to how many real bettas you have :) - PhillipOrigami great job with that post - Jaster Hope power is restored ASAP! - C-Dub Because I was wrong, and you were right. Sorry. - bethyMT 
    Cancer sucks and a beer won't replace what you lost ...  but here is one anyway. :-D - 850R Couldn't give you rep so sending a cookie instead for your betta advice! - andreahp 

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    Its rough. But most of today I have a strange overwhelming sense of relief. Makes me feel guilty for a second, until I realize, its perfectly normal to feel that way.
    2 10 gallon tanks, 1 20 gallon tank, 1 Fluval Edge, 1 29 gallon tank, and one backyard pond.

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    someone sent this to us when we lost our very special Brittany Spaniel. Somehow, it helps.
    http://www.rainbowbridge.com/Poem.htm
    30 g FW planted:corys, ABNP, blue angel, harleys, zebra danios, apple & nerite snails
    15 g FW planted:crown tail betta, neons, pygmy cory, clown pleco,apple & nerite snails
    90 g FW planted:congos, rainbows, roseline sharks, swordtails, ottos,krib pair, ABNP, peppered cories, apple snails
    90 Gal Journal: http://bit.ly/1vC7gVX
    fishless cycling: http://bit.ly/1DARf3T
    fish in cycling: http://bit.ly/1ILvcfp

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