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Saturday, June 9, 2012

Good News & Our Memorial Day Pics

 This is me and Hootie with our mommy and her good friend, Candace.
Here we are again with Mommy and Candace's husband, Dawson.

Note from the mommy, Cassie:
Good news: Baby Rocket Dog's biopsies came back and they were not tumors OR fatty deposits. Turns out the one was a necrosis (a mass of dead tissue/cells) caused by a *traumatic injury. The other was the result of the necrosis...a giant lymph node coping with it. Because it is STILL draining, the drains have to stay in another week. She is home now, as the drainage isn't as bad as it was. She is still confined to the mud room, but happy to be able to go for walks with me and be home I think. Thank you for all who prayed for her and sent good wishes.

Now, back to me, Baby Rocket Dog!  These photos were taken before my surgery...happier days. The top one was taken by Hootie's favorite man-friend, Dawson and the other was taken by Mommy's buddy, Candace.  

I was glad to get back home, but not very thrilled to be confined to the mudroom.  Mom let me into the main cabin when I first got home and I immediately wanted to rub myself all over the carpets.  Oops. That wasn't a good move, 'cause she said I was still draining.  Draining!!  Sheesh, I'm not a bathtub or a sink.  Anyway, I'm actually being a very good girl. I have an odd smell about me from the fluids still coming out of me (that's what Mom, aka the Nose says). I have 6 new t-shirts that I have to wear all the time and I get to have them changed at least 3 times a day. I HATE that. Oh joy!  Hootie is very happy that I'm home also, but is sad that we can't play togethers.  Sometimes he sits outside the mudroom door and cries for me.  It's a Dutch door, so I can still get to hear what is going on in the rest of the cabin.  Anywhooo, thank you all so much for your love, crossed paws, concern and prayers.  NOW, I need to get visiting all your blogs to see what's going on in blogville.

AireSmooches,
Baby Rocket Dog

*We figured that the traumatic injury must have been from when she runs into trees when fetching her ball. She really plows into things when on the ball quest, and that is the only thing we could think of that would be a traumatic injury. She has never been hit by a car or anything like that.

29 comments:

Molly The Wally said...

Good news re the tumor and we are glad you had a good memorial weekend.
Have a good weekend.
best wishes Molly

Khyra And Sometimes Her Mom said...

We were THRILLED to see the news of FB Saturday am (we hadn't gotten here yet)!

Hugz&Khysses,
Khyra

Martha and Bailey said...

Lovely pictures and great news - we were so happy to read this news.
Have a great weekend.
lots of love
Martha and Bailey
xxx

Carol said...

That is such great news.
Sorry your stuck in the mud room. Keep getting better, you'll be playing in no time at all.

The silvers and more

Sally Ann and Andy said...

Go Baby Rocket Dog! I am so glad you are going to be OK. I know it is not fun to be put away, but you will be all well very very soon. Please tell my fiance I said hello, and that even though she I am flat; that, I am always sending him Welshie licks and play bows.
Sally Ann

Frankie Furter and Ernie said...

DEAREST Baby Rocket Dog... I am so happy I could just ROLL on the Floor... butt since YOU can't roll right now... I WON'T do it eaither.. butt I am HAPPY enough to, though.

GRRRREAT.. only a couple more sleeps and you will be all perfect again.

Girrrrl wearin Cool Tees is all the rage. You gotta give in to the experience and ENJOY it.
Poor Hootie. I am sorry that you are being kept away from BRD right now. SOOOOOON very soon you will be back together.

Mitch and Molly said...

We are so happy to hear this news, BRD! Go easier on your body in the future, okay?

Love ya lots,
Mitch and Molly

Sherry said...

Such good news! But, goodness, how much draining is BRD going to do? Hope it clears up soon.

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

You both look great in those red harnesses. Very patriotic too.

We are elated to hear the good news - now to get you all healed up propery.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, Ciara, and Lightning

houndstooth said...

I'm very glad to hear that you got good news on the biopsies! Now to just get those drains healed up. We are so very happy for you!

Bunny

STELLA and RORY from Down Under said...

Grrreat news BRD. Bet it's wonderful being home with your family. Paws crossed you will be rolling around with Hootie real soon. Hope you mum doesn't upchuck anymore! No worries, and love, Stella and Rory

SquirrelQueen said...

Oh BRD, what wonderful news. We are so happy to heard the biopsy report is good. Sorry you and Hootie can't play together yet but it won't be long.
Kitty Kisses,
Cindi Lou and The Kitty Krew

Amber DaWeenie said...

I's so hap-pee dat you is feeling better and dere isn't something bad going on! Yip-Pee! I'm doin' da Hap-Pee Dance now!

:o)

~Kim at Golden Pines~ said...

I know the relief you are feeling at the good news and I know you're being the perfect patient and doing all your nurse tells you, right? We continue to send healing thoughts and energy in your direction!!! :-))!!

Lorenza said...

Super duper news!
I am very happy to know you are at home now!
I know you will be like new very soon!
Take care
Happy weekend!
Kisses and hugs
Lorenza

GOOSE said...

Wonderful news! And great pictures.
Blessings,
Goose

GOOSE said...

Wonderful news! And great pictures.
Blessings,
Goose

Bouncing Bertie said...

Great to hear this good news BRD.
Now you just need to be patient.
Toodle pip!
Bertie.
PS from Gail: as if Bertie would know anything about patience...

Bassetmomma said...

Yay! Great news! It must be so nice to have her home! :)

julandmatt said...

Oh we are sooooo happy to hear you are safe, sound and Cancer free!

Draining and tshirts are temporary - thank goodness.
YOu keep resting and getting your strength back and we'll see pictures of you running around, in no time!

Violet and peeps

Keith Andrea said...

.,woof woof you guys looks great with those harness..glad that you were safe...

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The Japanese Redneck said...

I'm glad you are much better!

Molly, Taffy, Monty and Winnie said...

We are so happy you are home BRD. You will heal much quicker and then you will be able to play with Hootie again.

Molly, Taffy, Monty and Winnie

Kippy Marrie said...

Olá amiguinhos é um prazer vir em seu blog e ver voces, uns fofos.
Tenham um ótimo final de semana.
Fiquem com o Papai do Céu.
Aus 1000 e Beijos 1000 com carinho...

KIPPY & LILLY

ros@dimaggio63 said...

Hello,
mi fà piacere che Rocket sia a casa :))
Le foto sono bellissime !
Tanti auguri :)
Baci Myria and Igor

Scruffy, Lacie and Stanley's Place said...

Hey Kids!! How are you doin', Baby? We think of you guys so often!!!

Um, we learned all about drains and t shirts this summer...Mumsie was at work and got a call from the dog walker that Stan for a still undetermined reason went cracker dog on a walk and attacked Scruffy. I of course was minding my own business. Dog walker got them apart, but she will probably need therapy for life...(Lakies are GOOD dogs, unlike some other beasts who live in this house...) Anyhow, Scruffy other than missing some fur from being shaved made a full recovery and the boyz act like it never happened. (And it better never happen again....) Mumsie went back to the scene of the "crime" the next day and found about a zillion yellow jackets and wondered if Stan got stung and took it out on Scruffman. Stan is the most laid back Dale ever and Scruffy can be um really irritating....but this happened like two months ago and all is well. We never posted about it as Mumsie was wigging out for like a month...I have kept her well supplied with smoothies...

Kisses to you both...

XXOOOO Miss Lacie Teacakes, the good one

Pedro said...

BRD & Hootie,
My Mom & Dad are driving thru Isaho right now and wanted me to let you know they're thinking of you!!
Pedro (your long lost friend)

Pedro said...

BRD & Hootie,

My Mom is driving thru Idaho right now and wanted me to tell you she's thinking of you. She says it's beautiful there!

You long lost friend,
Pedro

Oskar said...

We hope you are all okay!

Happy Thanksgiving!

Nubbin wiggles,
Oskar