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Catherine Carter's Blog – March 2008 Archive (2)

Thank you - Merci

Thank you very much for all your kind words. Anna leaves a big gap in our hearts and our house. She was so much part of our lives. She had never been ill. It was so unexpected and sudden. I don't know that it could be a tick-born disease, the vet mentioned auto-immune disease.....I will try to talk to her again next week to try to find out more about it.

I will go to Crufts tomorrow morning ( 5 am start from the house) with Brackenfield Flanagan (Peter) in veteran class. For those of you… Continue

Added by Catherine Carter on March 6, 2008 at 1:16pm — No Comments

With so much sadness

To you all,

It is with great sadness that I wanted to let you know that my bitch Brackenfield Forsythia (Anna) died earlier this week of suspected meningitis. She was rather unwell on Sunday afternoon and collapsed in a coma on arrival at the vet. Although my vet said it is rather rare I know of at least 2 if not 3 cases in Irish setters in the last year. A strain of meningitis respond to steroid treatment but sadly she did not. She was 8 years old and the dam of my puppies. She will be… Continue

Added by Catherine Carter on March 5, 2008 at 8:02am — 6 Comments

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