Tuesday, February 22

Sad News

One of our favorite foster dogs, Twila, has passed away following surgery to repair a perforated bowel.  Twila was one of the happiest Frenchies we've had with us, and her spinal problems never got in the way of her determination to live a joyful life.  Our hearts go out to her foster family and her adoptive family today.

Here is the note from her adoptive mom:
" After a valiant fight, I am heartbroken to report that Twila passed away today. Her perforated bowel was caused by a long ago event that had been festering for several years. The surgeon said that he's seen similar conditions in puppy mill dogs who eat their ropes. The ropes don't puncture the bowel right away, but stay in the GI tract and make little tears over time. By the time the injury manifests itself, the intestine is in tatters. She fought up until the very end, and then went peacefully in the arms of the people who loved her.

We are all devastated at losing this precious girl so suddenly. She was the happiest dog I've ever known. She greeted each day with total joy and made everyone who met her smile. Here's a cute picture of her.

Godspeed, Sweet T. You won't be forgotten."





This is a loss we all feel.  May she rest in peace.


The Frog Princess

7 comments:

Molly's Mommy said...

This is heartbreaking. Rest in peace sweet Twila.

Helene said...

How sad, I'm so sorry...Twila sounds like she was a wonderful girl....

Benny and Lily said...

We are so sorry to hear about Twila..rest dear Twila.
Benny & Lily

Lisa said...

Sending you much love and hugs from afar. Bless your hearts, along with hers, for giving her a beautiful home and so much love!

Lindsay said...

I am truly sorry to hear about your loss.

Anonymous said...

I'm so sorry to hear of Twila's passing :'( may she be in a safer place called heaven & thank you for fostering her & loving her during her last day Xoxo

Lesia said...

Rest in peace, Twila.