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kingrattus
12-28-2003, 11:31 PM
Here is Max at 6 months old (we didn't own a camera, so no baby pics, but we rented this one for free from a friends photo store)
http://jess.iahu.ca/max/albums/album10/pei_first.jpg

& heres the very last pic I took of him. its not very good, but its my baby.
http://jess.iahu.ca/max/albums/album17/dec_7_2003_011.sized.jpg

Some people still don't know the story behind Max's Murder, click here (http://www.petoftheday.com/talk/showthread.php?s=&threadid=40433)

kingrattus
12-28-2003, 11:33 PM
heres Max's murderer not even a week had passed before she did the unthinkable to him

http://jess.iahu.ca/max/albums/album17/dec_7_2003_008.sized.jpg

Foam
12-28-2003, 11:35 PM
Aww...he's changed so much. :)
*hugs* You're in my thoughts. I'm so sorry that this happened...

Dogz
12-28-2003, 11:39 PM
Max has always been a handsome boy.
You are in my thoughts and prayers Jess.

kingrattus
12-28-2003, 11:46 PM
Thanks guys :)


& its funny how he went to black to grey in only 10 yrs hehehe.

I use to pull all his white hairs once a week & then they were on his face, chest, leggs tummy & I couldn't keep up, nor did I want to make him bald.

I even bought him shampoo for black dogs & there was a warning on it not to use on light coloured dogs, only black/dark brown.. but NOOOOOO it made the white hairs stand out even more.

apcrs5122
12-28-2003, 11:46 PM
Oh, he's so handsome. I'm so sorry that he passed:( If it's ok, I don't want to make you feel even worse, but could I ask how it happened?

slick
12-28-2003, 11:53 PM
Originally posted by apcrs5122
Oh, he's so handsome. I'm so sorry that he passed:( If it's ok, I don't want to make you feel even worse, but could I ask how it happened?
Check this out. It's all sooo very sad :( :(
http://www.petoftheday.com/talk/showthread.php?s=&threadid=39864

slleipnir
12-28-2003, 11:55 PM
Aww, he was such a cute little pup :) He grew into a handsome guy. It's horrible what your mom did to him :(

kingrattus
12-29-2003, 12:13 AM
I even had to stop talking to my dad too. hes blaming it on me saying i didn't give her enough $. I asked how much she wanted & she said none. :( Dad's called twice blaming it on me, so I had to block him from MSN :(

YAY don't u just love loving families !!

bluekat
12-29-2003, 12:13 PM
Max was such a gorgeous boy.
What your mom did was just horrible:( I'm so sorry, and your dad's even blaming it on you...:(

ramanth
12-29-2003, 01:05 PM
Thanks for sharing the pics about Max. Isn't it funny how much they change, yet stay the same as they age?

kingrattus
12-29-2003, 07:32 PM
ramanth tell me about it.
Last summer/spring the vet said Max's muscle tone & his health condition should give him another 5 years min. He said Max's health was the same as a 3-5 year old dog. & if u saw the video with Max fetching the chuck-it, u can see the speed & power he had for an old dog. His temp owners said they have never seen a dog run that fast before & they've had large dogs all their life.

I must have been doing something right. (the vet wanted to know my secret).

Max even kept his puppy face, which was nice :)

Moose
12-29-2003, 08:51 PM
What a cutie :) Thanks for sharing, I know this is still hard for you. :(

Remember...we are all here for you. :) :)

Karen
12-29-2003, 09:09 PM
Sweet baby Max
Your face is forever writ onto our hearts
Those eyes, so sweet and dark
Never changed
The love in them stayed steady
And though we lost you far too soon
The love remains for always

Sweet old man Max
The wisdom of 10 dog years
Is plainly enscribed upon your dearly greying face
The innocence of puppyhood gone
But the silliness still ingrained

Sweet Max
Jessica's dog of a lifetime
Forever romp in her heart
And in our imaginations

And as long as there is one dog hair embedded
Somewhere in her belongings
You'll be with Jess
And that, as any Lab-owner knows,
Means forever and a day.

kingrattus
12-29-2003, 09:17 PM
OMG Karen , thats sooo beautiful, I'm crying cause I loved it soooo much, thats going into Max's scrap book for sure & on his website!!!

heres the link to the poem u wrote for Max (http://max.iahu.ca/modules.php?op=modload&name=News&file=index&catid=&topic=2)

GoldenRetrLuver
12-29-2003, 09:19 PM
Great pictures of sweet Max.
That's a nice poem, Karen. :)

Dogz
12-29-2003, 09:29 PM
That is a nice poem, Karen.:)

Miss Meow
12-29-2003, 09:36 PM
He was a wonderful dog.

Rest in peace, Max.

primabella
12-29-2003, 10:59 PM
:( *hugs* Jess.

Max was always a handsome boy. Thank you for sharing those photos with us.

luckies4me
12-30-2003, 12:17 PM
He was so cute as a puppy. What mix is he? I see Lab and something else.........can't pinpoint it. :) I like his grey hairs, they make him look cuter. :D

Cataholic
12-30-2003, 12:32 PM
{{{{{{{HUGS JESS}}}}}}}}}}

I am so sorry. May Max be forever in your heart.

kingrattus
12-30-2003, 08:57 PM
He was so cute as a puppy. What mix is he? I see Lab and something else.........can't pinpoint it.
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Max was Lab, Rotti & Pitt Bull. His litter mate brother Max is Lab (same mommy), cocker & BC (diff fathers, cool eh??). But he was put down years ago. The second day they had him he was hit by a car & crushed both front legs. Hes had major probs since & at age 4 the brothers met for the first time since the petstore (good petstore), & he could hardly jog & he walked like a 15 year old dog. His meds wern't working & I think they ended his horrible suffering at age 5-6. Cause I didn't see him around & I didn't have the heart to ask where he was. Poor puppy. & My Max was 3 times larger then his bro heheh, Max was about 20-30 pounds & my Max was 80 pounds. They didn't even look alike, but they had the same attitudes & were both very very smart.

Sudilar
01-02-2004, 08:53 PM
What wonderful pics of Max. He was so handsome. So sorry for your great loss.