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Old July 30th, 2010, 05:57 PM
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Unhappy Bailey has come home until its time to cross over....

Bailey's health declined so quickly no one saw it coming. One week he is fighting for food and the last possible scrap, the next he went into hiding and only came out for drinks. He has not touched food in two days, other than force feeding him some broth. I took him to the vets. He is approximately 20 years old and his kidneys are failing rapidly. He is not in pain, but if he starts throwing up a lot , I will need to take him in and help him crossover, but until then he is home with me.

So far he is under my bed after spending a few minutes outside enjoying the grass and dirt under his feet, his last.....
The vet gives him anywhere between a few hours to a few days...he will die in my arms if I can help it, where he belongs.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 05:59 PM
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so sad. Hope he gets to leave on his own terms and in your loving arms where he belongs.

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Old July 30th, 2010, 06:05 PM
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Old July 30th, 2010, 06:05 PM
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Old July 30th, 2010, 06:06 PM
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Cpeitra i'm so sorry to hear about Bailey,,but glad he will be with those that love him right til the end...
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Old July 30th, 2010, 06:32 PM
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cpietra Enjoy your remaining time with Bailey. It will give you some lovely memories later.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:02 PM
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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:15 PM
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Cpietra16 my heart is with you mf...as I write this the tears are streaming down my face...I am so glad that you are able to bring your beloved Bailey home with you. That is a wonderful way to see him off.

I wish you peace mf. You have been there for me so much during my own heart ache...know I am here for you!

Enjoy this time and send your baby off with lots of kisses and the love you have!

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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:36 PM
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I am glad that Bailey will be with you. I am so sorry you are going through this my heart breaks for you. We are all here for you but for now enjoy your time together
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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:37 PM
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Oh I'm so sorry. Fit in as many hugs and kisses as you can. that he does not suffer at all.
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Old July 30th, 2010, 07:43 PM
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Old July 30th, 2010, 09:54 PM
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I'm so sorry to hear this, cpietra. Thanks to your care and love, he has had a good long life, but I know it is never long enough. My thoughts are with you and Bailey.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 05:35 AM
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cpietra I'm so sorry to hear about poor Bailey.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 06:07 AM
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Bailey I saw you last night, I wish you a peaceful crossover. You have changed so much since I saw you last.
Cpietra, you did the right thing by bringing him home.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 10:03 AM
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Bailey made it thru the night. He got water and tuna juice all night to keep him hydrated. He gave me a fright this morning because I could not find him anywhere.
I finally found him after 1/2 hour, hidden very well, away from all the others.
I am so selfish. It's hard to let go, But I told him that he could leave at anytime. He had a hard life and he deserves some peace.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 10:09 AM
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I'm so sorry cpietra . Wishing you strength, courage, and lots of love.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 12:50 PM
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You're a kind soul...my heart just aches for what you're going through!
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Old July 31st, 2010, 01:22 PM
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when my old cat was dying of kidney failure, she tried to hide. (this was at least 5 years ago)

One day when I called she came from under the bed, and couldn't walk well, so it was the time. I wrapped her up in a blanket, and held her for a long time, until she took her last breath.

I would say, Bailey knows it is about time, and I hope that you are able to hold him at the end. Bless you for looking after him.

Bailey.

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Old July 31st, 2010, 01:52 PM
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I'm so very sorry Cpietra.

Sending gentle comfort and wishing a peaceful passing for
Bailey.

I'm sure you've given him many years of laughter and love. Let
those happy memories give you peace when the time comes.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:15 PM
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I'm sorry to hear about bailey's declining health.
I also suffer with the declining health of my dog Heidi.

I just became a member today, and I'm learning how to navigate on this site.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:26 PM
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Bailey went over the bridge at 2:05pm. I had him outside in the sun for 20 minutes...he started to breathe in deeply. I knew it was time to bring him in.

I held him and finally put him down on the floor...where his back legs started racing as if running....I told him not to stop and to keep running....and at 2:05...he go the other side, in a full gallop. Rest in Peace my little fighter.

It was truly a pleasure to have had you.
Rest in Peace Bailey.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:30 PM
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:31 PM
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:34 PM
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:35 PM
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Oh cpietra16, big hugs to you for your loss, and for being so brave through this.

Rest in peace, dear Bailey.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 02:37 PM
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God Bless you my friend! Bailey is at peace now. You loved him right to the last gallop over and thats means so much! Be at peace ...

Run free bailey! you were so dearly loved.


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Old July 31st, 2010, 04:23 PM
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im truley sorry for your loss run free baily, this happenened to us thursday night with sierra, hugs, brenda and the pins
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Old July 31st, 2010, 04:54 PM
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I'm so sorry for your loss, but also glad that you were with Bailey at the end. I know some people who don't want to be there, but truly I think it's a special time and so important to try and be with them. Bailey ran to the bridge knowing how deeply he was loved. RIP sweet Bailey, watch over your humans from above now.
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Old July 31st, 2010, 05:49 PM
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Old July 31st, 2010, 06:22 PM
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Oh cpietra, I am so sorry . to you and your family.


Bailey, I know I don't have to tell you but you had a real special momma. Please look over her
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