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    I lost a friend

    I really hate to post this after reading about the problems that Tom Baugues is having, that is why I chose a new post rather than adding to his. But I have to say to Tom that my heart goes out to you and I hope all turns out well.

    My 11 year old Cairn Terrier, Angus McKee was put down today due to cancer in his front elbow or joint. It was discover a month ago, but spread so fast he couldn't stand or walk. It's almost like losing a child.

    Jiggs Elphison

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    So sorry to hear that Jiggs.
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    well jiggs you know yu need to go find another one to help out in the normal dad to day things.. to hard without one.
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    You certainly have my sympathy Jiggs. Been there; done that several times. It is a loss of a family member.
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    Very sorry to see the news, Jiggs. The little critters definitely become part of the family, and it's tough when they go.
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    Aw man, That's hard Jiggs... These little furry ones really can work their way into your heart.

    My sincerest condolences...
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    Sorry to hear the news Jiggs.
    cheers

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    So sorry Jiggs, reflect and remember him in his good days.

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    very sad to hear your news. my heart goes out to you--i know how I would feel.
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    Sorry to hear that
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