We helped our Sweet Kate cross the Bridge this afternoon. She was just shy of her 10th birthday. Katie was our foundation bitch. Sue Stockslager took me to Shirley Hobbs' lovely home on the way to The Garden to get her. I quickly fell in love with Kate and 1/2 brother Lego as well. Kate immediately moved into our house and let everyone know she was in charge. She adopted Rick as her favorite and was by his side when ever he was home. Kate loved to show and finished with 3 majors, despite her "happy tail". She produced three lovely litters for Lyberty and will always be first in our hearts. Kate went down in her back on Monday. We rushed her to Vet but to no avail. She succumbed to massive organ failure and complete paralysis and we eased her suffering. She was met at the bridge by her daughter Star (who also left us way to soon) and the others that have gone on before - Zack, Maggie and Rudy. Rest well Miss Priss, you will be greatly missed. we have lost 3 of our beloved pack in the last 9 months, please Lord....no more for awhile.