Last night, Sophia held her best friend for the last time. Our hearts are broken but MudLynn is at peace and we have almost fourteen years of memories of the joy she brought to us and to everyone who met her.
She had been getting progressively slower and hadn't been eating very much lately. Sophia was concerned and took her to the vet yesterday afternoon. They recommended a first stage of a bland diet before starting a battery of tests but when Sophia brought her home, MudLynn collapsed and her abdomen was swelling. They went immediately to the emergency vet and she made the heartbreaking decision to say goodbye. I spoke to the vet and it appears to have been a splenic tumor that ruptured - surgery could have been attempted but it was unlikely that she would survive and even if she did, it would give her only a few months and at what quality of life?
The outpouring of messages from family and friends across the globe has been amazing. MudLynn was loved and she loved right back.
July 1, 2004 - June 21. 2018