A devastated Sue says "We had to have Cindy put to sleep on Xmas Eve. She had lost her appetite and lots of weight and was just too tired to carry on.
She’s with Dillan now. She loved him to bits but is probably bossing him around.again. We are just so sad.
Back in 2000, we wanted another dog before we lost Butch, our small Jack Russell, who was 21 at the time. We also had Dillan, a huge Lab Cross who weighed in at 42 kilos,
Dillan was special as he had been saved by our son. Someone had put an ad into a shop window in Exmouth but left him in the house and never came back for him.
Cindy was born on August 19th and from the first moment we saw her, we knew she was special too. Cindy was no bigger than a bag of sugar but she was very fiesty.
Butch taught Cindy how to be boss, like him.....which she performed with fiestiness....and also to be the best house dog ever........... and Dillan gave her the strength to be who she was.
Cindy had 3 weeks holiday, every year of her life, at our caravan. She walked through the door, jumped into her corner, and she was home...........
When Dillan died , a spark went with him, and Cindy was really depressed so we tried a lot of times to foster but she was the boss and wasn't having any of it.
We knew Dillan had sent us Gus, who is still with us. We have had him 5 years and he's never growled or barked at anyone and is a big friendly giant too.
In September, after being fine all her life, Cindy started to drink more than usual, not loads but for her it was a lot.
I thought my world was going to end but they told us that with meds, hopefully, she would be on the mend. Again, to be sure, I wanted her to have a
On Xmas Eve 2013, she gradually went down hill. Cindy was still eating chicken but it was going straight through her, she had no energy and couldn't even stand up properly.
Margaret, the receptionist, stayed with us as well, as she is a friend to us now. That was the one of the worse days of my life...........Dave and I were so distraught that
We know that this was our special little angel and there will never be another like her but we are so glad to have been her Mummy and Daddy..............