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He stopped eating overnight Friday / Saturday. He ate over half his dinner Friday, and has been pretty much ignoring any food since then. We put scrambled egg - a real delicacy! - in his mouth on Saturday, and he just let it fall on the floor and ignored then. Since then, any food we put in front of him might get sniffed at, and then he turns his head away.

I'll be calling the vet as soon as possible after they open at 7:30am, and seeing when we can get him in.

Date: 2017-07-16 11:58 pm (UTC)
From: [personal profile] ndrosen
I'm very sorry to hear about this. I remember that Rex ate very little during the last weeks of his life, and when a beagle isn't eating, you know the situation is serious.

As to Ziggy, it really sounds like the time has come to let him go. You have my sympathy, and at least you'll be able to remember him as he was.

Date: 2017-07-17 01:05 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] stoutfellow
I'm so sorry to hear this. I remember my Ben's final days, and this is very reminiscent of those...

Date: 2017-07-17 03:15 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] 17catherines
I'm so sorry. It sounds like it's the right time, and you are doing the best thing you can for him.

And I bet that doesn't help at all.

Much love,

Catherine

Date: 2017-07-17 03:45 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] desertvixen

((( )))

My thoughts are with you.

Date: 2017-07-17 04:20 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] pameladean
Awfully sorry to hear it.

P.

Date: 2017-07-17 11:56 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] threeringedmoon
I am so sorry. It is hard, even when one knows one is doing the right thing.

Date: 2017-07-17 03:04 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] carbonel
He had an excellent life with you. I'm sorry it's coming to an end.

Date: 2017-07-17 05:22 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] starrcat
So very sorry to hear this.

Date: 2017-07-18 12:21 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] filkferengi
We are so sorry it's come to this.

Date: 2017-07-19 08:14 am (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] bibliofile
I'm so sorry. RIP, Ziggy.

Date: 2017-07-21 11:50 pm (UTC)
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From: [personal profile] kk1raven
I'm sorry things turned out this way but it sounds like you made the right choice.

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