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Poor little Maddie...


We had to take Madeline today to get her spayed. I know it was necessary for her own good but I dreaded it. I had angst about it all day until they called us to tell us she was fine and we could come and get her. She came home and of course is very sleepy and lethargic and she has to wear this thing around her head that prevents her from biting at her stitches. She is so uncomfortable with it. We take it off while we are holding her so she can be more comfy while laying down under our watchful eye.

I love her so much. I really do not know what I would ever do if something happened to our precious Maddie. I'm so glad this day is over and we can move on. Hopefully she will never ever have to have any more procedures.


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(((Maddie)))

Mac the beagle wishing you a speedy recovery...
Melissa said…
I hate the lethary that follows that surgery. My poor kitty was a mess for two days after her surgery. I do not look forward to it with our Izzy but I also do not want puppies again. I love my puppies, but think of the poo and wet spots with 8 little puppies...what a mess! But they are so adorable that it will be hard to let them go to!
Anonymous said…
It was awhile ago for our dog, but she sends her sympathy and best wishes for recovery as well :o).
Awwww.....

She'll be okay Mommie. :)

Love you

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