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casshon
16th November 2006, 02:30 PM
Hi Everyone,

I joined this forum a while ago but wanted to introduce myself and my cavalier Honey.

I really enjoy reading all the posts and looking at the pictures of all your gorgeous cavaliers.

Claire
16th November 2006, 02:32 PM
Hi Casshon - would a beautiful cav you have, how old is she? :)

casshon
16th November 2006, 02:44 PM
Hi Claire,

She is 12 years old so she is a golden oldie! The sweetest dog you could meet (as are all cavaliers!)

Your three are beauties also.

Cathy T
16th November 2006, 04:42 PM
Oh honey is beautiful!

Vickie
16th November 2006, 05:43 PM
icon_welcome

Honey is a real beauty, I think you'll find that there are quite a few people on here that love the oldies :)

moniechris
16th November 2006, 06:31 PM
She is just lovely. She really does look like a honey! :flwr: Welcome!!

casshon
16th November 2006, 06:56 PM
This is Honey and her mother Cassie (who passed away this summer) after a bath. Honey really misses her so we are on the look out for a cavalier friend for her. :flwr:

http://www.geocities.com/malahidehockeyclub/index_files/Honey_Cassie.jpg

molly+charlies mum
16th November 2006, 07:13 PM
icon_welcome honey is beautiful,cassie was lovely to *ng*l

merlinsmum
18th November 2006, 11:16 AM
icon_welcome to the board. Honey is just adorable (and so was Cassie - sorry for your loss)

Pleas post some :snap: we love to see oldies - we seem to have had an influx of puppy pics recently so would make a nice change! :D

Forest
18th November 2006, 11:27 AM
Welcome to you and your darling Honey. She looks like a lovely lady. (Sorry to hear of the loss of Cassie) Best of luck with the search for a new friend for her.
Julie and the girls

casshon
18th November 2006, 04:24 PM
Thank you all for your kind words. Here is another picture of Cassie and Honey taking a nap!

http://www.geocities.com/malahidehockeyclub/index_files/CassieandHoney.jpg

Lani
18th November 2006, 05:26 PM
They are adorable :lotsaluv:

molly
18th November 2006, 05:46 PM
Hi and WElcome! I love the oldies and Honey is just so sweet and adorable looking. Gives me hope that I will have my babies for a long time. I love the picture of Honey and her mom Cassie. So sorry that you lost her. My Duffy is going on 7 and is the angel of my life. We are hoping to be able to foster rescues and the oldies are my first choice.

Nisha
19th November 2006, 11:09 AM
Hi there and welcome!! Honey is beautiful!!!!!!!!!! she truly suits the name Honey!

thanks for sharing those stunning pics of her and her gorgeous mum!

Nicki
19th November 2006, 03:42 PM
So sorry to hear of the loss of Cassie, she looks beautiful :flwr: :flwr:

Your Honey is wonderful, I love the Oldies...I have a 10 year old, Rupert.

Karlin who owns the forum runs Irish Cavalier Rescue and is based in Dublin...if you are looking for a companion for Honey, please get in touch with her...

http://rescue.cavaliertalk.com/rescue/home.html

casshon
19th November 2006, 06:54 PM
I agree, the oldies are really great - they have so much love to give. I would have a house full if I could!


...if you are looking for a companion for Honey, please get in touch with her...


Thanks, Nicki, I already have an application in with Karlin and we are waiting patiently for our new baby to arrive. :p I will update this thread the second I hear any news ;)

Nicki
19th November 2006, 07:42 PM
Ahh that's great news...you're 2 steps ahead of me already!!!

Paws crossed here for you...I'm sure Karlin will find you the perfect companion :D

Claire L
19th November 2006, 09:18 PM
icon_welcome Casshon and Honey.

She's absolutely beautiful (can I steal her :lol: )



:flwr:

casshon
20th November 2006, 08:47 AM
Sorry Claire - she's all mine!! ;)

Coco's mom
21st November 2006, 04:45 PM
Hi there Casshon,
Honey looks very sweet. :luv: I love the pic of Honey and Cassie taking a nap together. Im sorry you lost Cassie. :flwr:
I know you'll be able to get plenty of support from this forum. Look forward to seeing more of you and Honey.

casshon
24th November 2006, 09:26 AM
:updte:
We just collected our 2 new beautiful girls last night (thanks Karlin ;))

Molly and Bella are beautiful - very friendly and outgoing. We have forgotten what it is like to have a young dog in the house with Honey being 12 years old.

Honey seems to have taken to them well. There is a little bit of jealousy but that is to be expected. On the whole she has been very good with them.

Some basic obedience, lead and house training are needed but nothing we can’t handle!

We are so delighted with our girls, they are so much fun!

I will post some pictures this weekend….if I can get them to sit still for long enough :lol:

Claire
24th November 2006, 12:40 PM
Thats great news - have a good weekend with them, looking forward to the pictures. :D

Coco's mom
24th November 2006, 02:24 PM
That's wonderful! You must be having a ball with 3 dogs. I'm jealous too! It's so nice that Honey will have some companions.
Congrats! :flwr:
Look forward to seeing some pics.

casshon
29th November 2006, 10:02 AM
Molly & Bella are settling in wonderfully and as you can see from the pics Honey is getting on very well with her new friends (she's loving the extra body heat on these cold winter days :lol:)

http://www.geocities.com/malahidehockeyclub/index_files/Molly_Bella.jpg

http://www.geocities.com/malahidehockeyclub/index_files/Honey_Molly_Bella.jpg

Jasmine
1st December 2006, 07:25 PM
Welcome have lots of fun :flwr:

http://i37.photobucket.com/albums/e57/cavlars/Snowglobe.gif

casshon
7th December 2006, 09:25 PM
I love looking at all the great pictures on this site, some of the Christmas ones are absolute beautiful :flwr: It makes me wish I were a better photographer - I took some pictures tonight 2 of which are below. They were the best out of the bunch cause the dogs think when I'm down on the floor with them that they can jump all over me and lick the camera lens :roll:

Anyway the dogs are really settling in beautifully - all 3 are snoring here beside me at the computer :lol:

http://www.geocities.com/malahidehockeyclub/index_files/3Girls_071206.jpg

http://www.geocities.com/malahidehockeyclub/index_files/MollyBella_071206.jpg

Justine
7th December 2006, 10:57 PM
Hi to honey she does not look that old.Hi to you were down south.

flossie-spottie
8th December 2006, 08:41 AM
Hi there, welcome on the site! Your honey really looks stunning even if she is 12 years old. I am glad to hear that cavaliers can get old too...so i can have my Spottie with me for lots of years to come!
Taking photo's is indeed not easy, i have the same problem. Spottie allways walks away, looks the other side or plays with me.
Last night i wanted to take a X-mas picture...i didn't work of course..but i'am not giving up...wil try again!
Nice to meet you!

casshon
8th December 2006, 08:59 AM
Flossie-Spottie, yes cavaliers can live a long time. We lost a dog during the summer - Cassie, she was 14.5 years old. Luckily she had no major health problems throughout her life. Honey on the other hand has had a fair few problem - she had pyometra at around 3 yrs old and had to have an emergency hysterectomy, then she developed bladder stones and had an operation to remove them and then she tore her cruciate ligament and had it replaced so we are very lucky that she is still with us.

Cavaliers are prone to certain to certain health problem but if you are aware of the symptoms and give them lots of TLC you could be as lucky as us and have Spottie in your life for many years to come :flwr:


Hi to honey she does not look that old

Honey does look great for her age although she is greying around her eyes now. The new dogs have brought her back to her puppy years in some ways. She has been enjoying eating her "chewies" which she hasn't done since puppyhood!

I will try to get some more photos - maybe I'll have more luck next time!