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Our Sweet Bella is Gone :(

Discussion in 'Sheltie Angels' started by kstraub73, Apr 25, 2020.

  1. kstraub73

    kstraub73 Forums Enthusiast

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    Hi everyone!

    Bella's battle with kidney disease is finally done. She did really well, considering, until about a few weeks ago. She started having some neurological issues and just not feeling well, started getting picky with her food again, until she really stopped eating food altogether, other than cheese and hot dogs and freeze dried turkey.

    She had a short seizure on Wednesday and just didn't rebound much after that. Was really lethargic and we just knew that it was her time. :bigtears: Our vet was amazing, with all the COVID stuff going on, and stayed with us as long as needed.

    We have been giving Oreo lots of extra attention - walks were Bella's thing, but we've been keeping Oreo on them just to maintain his normal schedule. But I haven't had a dry eye on one yet. I know I'll get there. I know she's at peace now. And I can't wait for the day that we get to see her again.

    Thanks for all your suggestions and support when I've stopped by for updates! It has been so much appreciated as we went on this journey. Take care!

    Kerri

     
  2. Cindy

    Cindy Premium Member

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    I am so sorry for your loss. It's always hard to say goodbye, even when you know it's time.
    Oreo must be a great comfort to you (and you to him)

    hugs and belly rubs

    Cindy and Gavin
     
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  3. danisgoat

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    I am so so sorry to hear about the passing of your sweet Bella. Times are so tough right now, and to lose a furbaby in the middle of it is devastating. My thoughts are with you.
     
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  4. Sharon7

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    Really sorry that Bella has left you. I've been through the kidney disease struggle twice myself. It was tough. Many hugs to you and I hope in time your good memories of Bella will dry your tears.
     
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  5. Piper's mom

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    I am so sorry for your loss.
    Having lost a dog less than a year ago I know how difficult it is but you fought a valiant fight to keep her with you as long as you did and gave her a wonderful life.
    RIP sweet Bella:hugs:cry:
     
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  6. Ann

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    I'm so very sorry to hear about Bella. I know how hard you worked to keep her comfortable during her illness. Saying goodbye, even when you know it's time, is so difficult. We just went through it with our Barkley in a similar situation as yours, and I sympathize with your loss. Sending you hugs, and wishing you warm memories of your precious girl. :hugs
     
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  7. Sandy in CT

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    So sorry to hear of your loss!
     
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  8. Hanne

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    So sorry for your loss of Bella, but now she's got peace :hugs

    It is so indescribably hard to stand back with the great grief - I feel with you.
     
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  9. RikyR

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    Lost Cody to kidney disease. Our hearts break for you.
     
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  10. Darren

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    I'm so sorry for your loss. I lost my 15yr old Harley last year so I know how hard it is.

    Take care, Monty and I are sending virtual hugs :hugs
     
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