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Sutter Brown, first dog of California, dead at 13

  • LiberalElite (3691 posts)
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    Sutter Brown, first dog of California, dead at 13

    http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article123862369.html

    Sutter Brown, the gubernatorial pooch who softened Gov. Jerry Brown’s image and brightened the California Capitol with his love for belly rubs and treats, has died.

    “Sutter passed away peacefully this afternoon with the Governor and First Lady at his side and was laid to rest at the family ranch in Colusa County, where he loved to roam, sniff and play,” Brown spokesman Evan Westrup said in a statement Friday afternoon.

    The 13-year-old Pembroke Welsh corgi underwent emergency surgery in October, but a particularly aggressive form of cancer could not be entirely removed. News of his illness dismayed fans around California, who filled social media with expressions of support.
    Read more here: http://www.sacbee.com/news/politics-government/capitol-alert/article123862369.html#storylink=cpy

     

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    • oldandhappy (2864 posts)
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      1. Sutter leaves a big hole in a lot of hearts.

    • Magical Thyme (2847 posts)
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      3. re: the deleted post, just a reminder that this forum is a place to celebrate

      and sometimes mourn, companion animals. There are plenty of other forums here for political snark.

       

      • Abakan (2218 posts)
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        5. it's ok…the poster didn't realize

        where he was. It happens sometimes when group posts show up on the home page.

         
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    • Deadpool (6608 posts)
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      4. …

      Dogs come into our lives to teach us about love, they depart to teach us about loss. A new dog never replaces an old dog, it merely expands the heart. 

         
      • Haikugal (4657 posts)
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        6. Awww Thanks Deadpool, well said!

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