Goodbye Patch

We had to say goodbye to our beautiful little dog, Patch today. She had been suffering from Cushing’s and other health issues. Over the last year she had gradually been getting worse. Today she lost the use of one of her back legs. The scan revealed a blot clot which was impossible to treat. Unfortunately there were no options. She was fourteen and a half and had lived a good life. Until the middle of last year she had been fit and healthy but her zest for life started to wane and she was diagnosed as having Cushing’s at the end of last year. It was a pleasure and a privilege to have her as our dog and we will miss her terribly. Thank you in anticipation of your condolences. Forgive me if I don’t respond promptly but it’s too raw at the moment.

12 thoughts on “Goodbye Patch”

  1. Robin, I’ve been wondering how Patch was getting on as I’ve not seen you on twitter for a while. I know how much she meant to you and that she’ll be greatly missed. I’m sure you’ll eventually have lots of happy memories to look back on.

  2. So sorry to here this Robin. I know that you and the family will be very upset, and understandably so. As Judith says there will be lots of happy memories which will grow with time.

  3. So sorry to hear this Robin. I understand how you must feel. You clearly gave Patch a good life and I know you’ll have many happy memories to cherish. My sincere condolences to all of you.

  4. Very sorry to hear of your loss Robin, they bring such joy, but huge sadness when we lose them. My best wishes to you and your family xx

  5. Very sorry to hear of your loss Robin , it’s all been said in the above comments . I have lost some wonderful faithful friends over the years and it never gets easier . Memories to cherish . Very best wishes to you
    and family.

  6. So sorry for your loss Robin. We’ve been there and have 3 elderly dogs, 11, 13 and 15 and nothing prepares you for their going. My thoughts are with you and your family mate, sorry.

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