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Old 01-01-2012, 08:14 PM Canada
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Default Hufflelump, May 2006 - December 30, 2011

We helped Hufflelump cross a few days ago at the ripe old age of at least 5 and half. He could have been older but we know he had at least earned the title "Sir". He was surrendered to us more than three years ago. He was completely blind but that didn't bother him at all. Although he never used a wheel, he took over our sunken living room for three hours every night and did his laps. Though he was never a cuddler, he looked forward to coming out. Although we helped him cross (he would have kept fighting forever it seemed), I'm a firm believer that he died of old age. He had slowed down a lot over the last 9 months, napped all the time. He had lost most of his teeth, and was treated for several colds and an ear infection. Unfortunately his latest cold turned to pneumonia and it was not responding to any range of antibiotics or, later, steroids. On his last two days, he was struggling to suck in air and couldn't eat. We said goodbye to Sir Huff and are hopeful that he has meet up with Po who crossed the day before him.

Love you lots and lots old man. Show them all how it is done on the other side.
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:16 PM United States
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So sorry to hear about your little man. It is sad to see them go, even when it is for the best. He is at peace now...and I would bet still running laps at the Rainbow Bridge,
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Old 01-01-2012, 08:42 PM United States
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April, I'm so sorry. It's never easy losing one, but two in two days is really hard. *hugs*.

Rest easy Sir Hufflelump.
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Old 01-01-2012, 09:13 PM United States
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I'm so sorry April. RIP Sir Hufflelump and Po.
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Old 01-02-2012, 01:40 AM United States
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So sorry, April.
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Old 01-02-2012, 05:58 AM Canada
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I'm so sorry April. He was a beautiful boy and so lucky to have made his way to you. Hugs
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Old 01-02-2012, 11:04 AM United States
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I'm sorry for both your losses April. Not a very happy holiday season hedgewise.
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Old 01-02-2012, 02:44 PM United States
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So sorry to you. Both Po and Sir Hufflelump :'(
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Old 01-02-2012, 07:12 PM United States
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So sorry for your losses. RIP wee one.
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Old 01-03-2012, 07:59 AM United States
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April, It is never easy to lose one, but to lose them so close together is certainly tough. God speed little ones.
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