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Old 04-25-2013, 09:39 PM
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Default Gambit Was Attacked

My poor precious coyboy. I had both boys out to go potty on Tuesday, and we were charged by a strange pit bull. It managed to pin Gambit by the car, then again on my porch when he fought free. I dragged Quiddich inside (stupid thing thought that getting involved was the totally right thing to do), got my mace and hosed the dog down. It bolted off and I was able to rescue Gambit and rush him to the vet.

Luckily, he's not injured badly. The dog had him by the throat, but it looks like it mostly got a mouthful of collar (thank God I went with the two inch wide one!) and his skin was just scraped. He has a puncture on his right front leg, and another one on his elbow which needed to be X-rayed, but no broken bones.

They sent him home with a soft cone, but it mostly made him look like a homicidal daisy, so I've been letting him leave it off when I'm watching. He seems to be in good spirits, but getting McDonalds after a vet visit tends to do that to him.

Vibes for a quick and uncomplicated recovery?

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Old 04-25-2013, 09:42 PM
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Oh my gosh, poor Gambit!!! How scary!!!!!

May coyboy recover quickly and as painlessly as possible!
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Old 04-25-2013, 09:43 PM
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Poor boy! I hope he's feeling better quickly.

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Old 04-25-2013, 10:05 PM
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Vibes for a quick and uneventful recovery! That's so scary, I'm glad they're both ok <3
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Old 04-25-2013, 11:33 PM
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Vibes, vibes, vibes and hugs to you! Scary!

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Old 04-25-2013, 11:47 PM
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Mega vibes for Gambit's healing!
And (((((hugs))))) for you! A rottie once got Millie by the throat and it was absolutely terrifying!
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Old 04-26-2013, 03:59 AM
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Awful, lots of hugs to you and Gambit. Lots of vibes for a super speedy recovery.
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Old 04-26-2013, 06:12 AM
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Poor boy. Vibes for a quick recovery!!

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Old 04-26-2013, 08:56 AM
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Scary, happy he wasn't seriously hurt. Every dog owners nightmare. Hope the hosing and mace keeps the dog away and you can figure out who owns it.
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Old 04-26-2013, 12:32 PM
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My worst nightmare. Glad he is ok.
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