Toby’s Peeps are Thankful

thinkingYeah, this is my pondering pose. I’ve got lots to ponder today. I even missed posting over the weekend because I was pondering too much.

Toby’s peeps are thankful for the power of the paw that you guys sent. He had three lumps removed. One of them was the big M. Yes. Melanoma. But, his dogtor says he “got it all” which, of course, is a good thing. Woo Hoo for my buddy!

He goes back to have his stitches removed this week.

Meanwhile, moi, well, I’m preparing my mind for tomorrow. I’m sure it’s nothing. After all, the needle aspiration didn’t show any abnormal cells.

But I’m going to lose a little bit of my eyebrow. And a little bit of my furs on my neck where that other little mole is coming off.

Oh boy.

I can’t imagine having my dapper good looks dashed with a shaving of my brow. Can you?

What You Learned Today:

  • Sorry to say this, but we Scotties are “cancer magnets” as somebody once said.
  • We get it a lot.
  • Along with dogs with black gums.
  • Oh, how I wish it weren’t true.
  • But, I need to look at is this way: There’s power of the paw/purr. And, if you’re just joining us, that translates to POTP.
  • POTP works.
  • And then, there are the wonderful dogtors who remove those nasty things.
  • Thank dawgness.
  • For my friend Toby, and his peeps, thank you for your good wishes.
  • And for me, I know you’ve got my back, too.
  • It’s just too much for a Monday……

About The Scottie Chronicles

Winston welcomes you to The Scottie Chronicles - a dog blog that began in 2009 as a voice for Stuart, a more than memorable black, brindle and white Scottish Terrier who captured hearts around the world. Stuart passed suddenly in December 2015 from cardiac hemangiosarcoma, a nasty cancer that took him far too early. He would have been 11 years old in March 2017. The Scottie Chronicles is dedicated to Stuart and the joy he shared with everyone who met him or saw him from afar. If you love Scotties, please follow along. Arroooo!
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47 Responses to Toby’s Peeps are Thankful

  1. Scout's Mom says:

    Aw Stuart – you will be just dandy – I’m confident of it! The power of positive thinking can’t hurt either! But know that the POTP is sending you good vibes for tomorrow. Best of luck to you and your peeps my friend.

  2. Stuart I think you’re gonna be just fine my friend…..you won’t even notice that little bit of eyebrow gone OR the other little lump gone…..GONE is a good thing really in these cases. You’ll be just as devastatingly handsome I’m sure. As for “melanoma” I’ve not had it – but my Mom has – twice…..the power of pawsitive thinking helped – it always does! So happy that Toby is fine.

    Hugs, Sammy

  3. Oh, Stuart, you handsome devil. A little trim to your eyebrow will do nothing to diminish your splendidness. XXX

  4. nordhuesn says:

    Oh – you poor thing…..we wish you weren’t so sad. Toby is going to be fine, as are you! We know these things that weigh heavily on our mind can also cause stress/anxiety that is not good for your well being. So chin, errrrr eyebrows up, and carry on. POTP X 5 to you and yours. Bless your peeps for being vigilant and taking care of you.

  5. Kyla says:

    POTP worked for Toby and me and it will work for you. There’s no other way-I won’t allow it.

  6. Edgar says:

    we think you will be just fine & are sending POTP! your eyebrow will grow back and we are betting that you will look just as dashing with it trimmed!

    Edgar and his mum

  7. I’m so glad for Toby and his furmily. And I cross my paws for tomorrow, I hbope for super good news!

  8. Toby and Banks says:

    Stuart, buddy…our paw power is working overtime for you! You are in our peeps hearts as well.
    Thankful for those nasty bumps to be gone, and so overwhelmed by all your kind blog buddies sending me the POTP.
    POTP will be in full force for you and your peeps tomorrow….and always!

    Toby and Banks

  9. Bonnie n Kenzie says:

    Stuart….you will just look surprised with your eyebrow trimmed….have the other trimmed too so they will grow back even. You can wear sunglasses and be mysterious until it’s back the way you like. I’ve had some odd bits removed too….all were benign little lumps n bumps. Sending you brave Scottie Arrooos to lift your spirits.
    Bonnie n Kenzie

  10. Bella, Roxy & Macdui says:

    That’s great news!

  11. Lucy & Mac says:

    be brave….you will be handsome even with one shy eyebrow.. our favorite word is BENIGN !! So, we plan on your ‘bumps’ being that !!
    ArOo… L&M

  12. Boxers are cancer-magnets too! My sissy Cinderella has had six lumps removed in her life, and she’s having another one removed this week. It’s on a weird spot on her gum and she’s really old, so Momma is very worried about her. I’m sure you’ll come through it bravely and get lots of treats!

  13. pawedblog says:

    Aww Stuart, we are sending all the love and positive thinking you way from over here too… and you know what? We think you will be just fine!! And don’t you worry about having some of your brw shave off… a little bit of hair could never detract from how handsome you are!!
    Hugs, Carrie & Pups x

  14. corkscot says:

    I’ve been told that Scotties being close to the ground is one of the reasons that they are more prone to cancer. We know that your good looks will not be compromised by your dogtor visit tomorrow. We all are think9ing positive thoughts for you.

  15. theguster says:

    We are so happy to hear the good news about Toby!

    As for you Stuart, you are a strong Scott! You can do this! Do not fear tomorrow for you will be in the best dogtor’s hands. Just remember, all of us here on your blog will be sending lots of POTP your way!

    McDuff & Mom

  16. I think the best thing to do with any skin abnormality is get rid of it asap!!! It is so stressful but hang in there. POTP to you and your peeps. You have a lot on at the moment but if you get time could you give me a link for your friend Toby? We would like to send good wishes to him personally.
    all the best for the results. ❤

  17. Gwyneth says:

    We are so glad for the good news about Toby…Paws together for you tomorrow, Stuart! Please know we are sending you our positive vibes and prayers, too.
    Love,
    Gwyn

  18. Marty the Manx says:

    WE love ya Stuart and all that strong POTP and positive pawrent karma will be flowing your way tomorrow! Don’t you worry, we gotcha my friend!
    Marty and the gang ( and the rest of your Blogville buddies!)

  19. We’re glad to hear that Toby is on the mend & that his dogter managed to remove all the “M”. Now we’re here for you Stu, we’ve got our paws crossed and we’re sending HUGE amounts of POTP to you and your peeps. Don’t worry about the furs…they will grow back.
    Wally & Sammy

  20. Daisy says:

    We’ve heard that about Scottie dogs, too. Cysts and moles love us! Luckily, you have a pawsome dog-tor who’ll take excellent care of you! Good luck! POTP
    oxox
    Daisy

  21. I’m sure dat eyebrow will grow back even better dan ever.

    Sendin lotsa POTP to ya.

  22. PigLove says:

    We are still praying for Toby and YOU my little friend. Please keep us posted on how today goes. ❤ XOXO – Bacon

  23. Ranger says:

    Maybe da shaved brow will become a new trend and we’ll all do it. hehehe.
    Good luck wiff you removals. I’m throwin up some powerful POTPs for you buddy.
    Wags,
    Ranger

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