It is with extreme shock and sadness that I must tell you all that Holly suddenly passed away yesterday.
She had not been feeling well for about a week, so we took her to the vet on Thursday, 3/21 because she was not eating well and was having some diarrhea. Her blood work showed all her organ function was fine but that she had a bad infection and some gastrointestinal bacteria, so she was put on Flagyl and Ciprofloxen. Over the weekend she seemed to be getting worse, and refused to eat at all. I actually had to spoon force feed her some canned food to get some nutrition into her.
So, Monday morning I called the vet to tell her Holly was not any better and so I took her in so they could try to figure out what was going on. They re-ran her blood work and it showed her white count had gone from 40,000 on Thursday to 58,000. The vet did an x-ray, and did not like what she saw, so did an ultrasound. It showed several masses of different sizes all throughout her abdomen. The vet said they could open her up to see what was going on, but that it did not look good. I told her to go ahead, because I needed to know for sure nothing could be done, before I could let her go.
When the vet got her opened up, she found a massive tumor on her pancreas with metastasis throughout her intestines and completely covering her liver. There was no reason to wake her up. I went to the office, and got to be there with her when she left. I told her how very much I loved her, and how I would be sure to take care of her baby Khady for her.
I am devastated beyond belief and still in shock and denial that this actually happened. On March 8th she went in for her annual vaccines and was just fine. Two and a half weeks later, she is gone. I just can't wrap my head around it.
I have decided to continue this blog in honor of my very specially Hollybollyboo. Of course, her beautiful baby Khady will take over for her, because I know that is what Holly would want. I have never known two dogs so incredibly attached to each other.
I will be posting some memories and pictures this week to honor her. I hope you will all drop by to smile at those memories, and maybe they will bring back some fond memories of your own.
Rest in peace my beautiful Boo. Your mommy and daddy love you very much and will miss you forever.