Rainbow Bridge Angels

This page is dedicated to the wonderful souls that have been a part of the
Moving Paws family and are now living happily at the rainbow bridge…

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RUBY AND TOBY
Are the faces of Moving Paws.
They are the adored doggies of Founder, Debbie Mundy.
Toby passed on 16.02.13 aged 9 years
Ruby passed on 18.07.13 aged 16 years

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NORMA MUNDY & LEXIE MUNDY
Norma passed away 18.04.2015.  She was the cherished Mum of Debbie our Founder and Judy our Committee Member, but most of all she was the strength and advise behind Debbie helping with a lot of rescue decisions.  She loved and adored every dog that came through the MP doors.  They were her family too.   Norma was referred to and will be remembered as “NanaMP”. She will be so deeply missed, but now looking after all our furbabies in heaven.
Lexie, Norma’s beloved Jack Russell terrier that became her soul mate and shadow after the passing of her husband in 2000 became an angel on 24.12.2015 after being such a courageous and strong patient of heart disease for 9 years.  She lived every moment to the full, she was a little ratbag and had Nana wrapped around her paw.  She watched many foster doggies come and go and was a dedicated and loving companion. Now they are both reunited after 8 months apart.


LOKIE
Lokie was rescued by Moving Paws on 28.07.13 and found his loving furever home with Mama, Rita.  He passed to the rainbow bridge on 19.02.14 – he was a gorgeous musketeer who was fostered by Debbie and adored by all who met him.  He was the first Moving Paws rescue dog to cross over.
Watch Lokie’s Journey here 

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POPPY
Our Popstar was rescued by Moving Paws on 10.02.14, after spending many years of neglect, she found her forever home with Debbie and was a treasured family member.  She was given her wings on 09.03.14

Watch Poppy’s journey here

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ALFIE
Alfie was rescued by Moving Paws and arrived in Adelaide on 20.03.14, he was in a bad way, he was given treatment, love, care and attention and passed away having a name, a family and with dignity on 22.03.14

Watch Alfie’s journey here

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HARRY
Harry came to MP on 12.05.14 from Hawkesbury Pound NSW, he was just a small 3.5kg little boy (he should have been around 6kg), he had a lovely disposition and was such a sweet natured boy, but unfortunately he had so much going on in his small body. He fought hard and with the help of SA Vetinary Referrals we did everything possible to keep Harry alive but it was all too much. He passed to the bridge on 19.05.14

Watch Harry’s journey here

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BUDDY
Buddy was 5 years old – he was MP forever doggy that lived at HQ. He was a darling. He loved nothing more than to play with his toys – the more the better!  He was a timid, loving soul that was truly adored.  He went to the vet for a routine procedure, but due to unforseen circumstances our boy did not pull through, he was needed at a higher level and passed to the rainbow bridge on 22.05.14

Watch Buddy’s story here

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TAZ
Tazzy came into MP care on 22.12.2014. He was surrendered by his owners with his best mate, Snowie.  It wasn’t long before we realised Taz had heart failure as was not a candidate for adoption.  He and Snowie were to remain MP Furever Doggies.  Taz had x-rays, an ECG and was placed on medication to assist him live a comfortable retirement.  He adored his new life, constantly wagging his tail.  We lost darling Taz to the rainbow bridge on 10.03.2015 when his heart finally failed.

Watch Taz’s story here

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HENRY
Henry was one of our first interstate rescues.  He was rescued from Hawkesbury Pound NSW on 08.03.12. He had been reported missing by his family 12 months earlier, when they receive the call that Henry had been found they no longer wanted him. Moving Paws jumped at the chance to help this delightful boy.  He came to HQ and there he was the soothing soul, he calmed each rescue dog that entered through the doors, Nanna MP said he was not to be re-homed, he had found his furever home and his calling. He was the most loving, caring and soft soul we have had the pleasure to help.  He was truly loved and adored by all who met him. Henry passed on 03.06.15 with a very quick and rapid onset of renal failure.  He is truly missed.

Watch Henry’s story here

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EDDIE
Eddie was one of Moving Paws first rescues.  He was rescued from Renbury Farm NSW on 9th December, 2011.  He was fostered by our member, Judy where she instantly fell in love and Eddie found his furever home.
Eddie had a lot of ailments, blindness, ear infections from poor ownership, but this never deterred him, he was the softest, quietist little soul and spent his retirement in comfort being loved and adored.  Eddie passed to the rainbow bridge on 06.09.2015 surrounded by love.  Run free sweet boy.

Watch Eddie’s journey here

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DIESEL
Dear Diesel – to become known as “Cheesy Diesel” come into MP care on 16.1.14 as a private rehoming.  He had retina damage in his eye from a previous accident and was living in a rather overwhelming home where he wasn’t coping.  He was adopted on 8.3.14 and lived a wonderful retirement in the care of Maryann and Harry.  Our dear boy passed on 21.10.15 from a heart attack.  He will always be remembered as a sweet, loving, caring, patient and adored bubba boy.
Vale Cheesy.

 Watch more of Diesel by clicking here

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TIA
Dear Tia came into MP care on 26.7.14 after her dear Dad could no longer care for her.  She was a scared, timid girl suffering from fear aggression.  She adapted well in foster care but needed added attention so she spent time getting professional training and she had a very dedicate foster mum in Pam who made sure Tia found her reason to blossom.  Tia found her furever home with her dear Mum, Roma on 1.4.15 and they shared an exceptionally special bond.  Tia began suffering from Addisons disease, but she was such a fighter and with her Mum by her side they fought it together and Tia was doing really well.  Late in January 2016 Tia grew complications and her quality of life suffered, her darling Mum made the hard decision to give her one last blessing and give her her wings.  Tia crossed the rainbow bridge on 29.1.16.  Forever remember, forever in our hearts.


Watch Tia’s story here
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PIPPA

Pippa was rescued from Hawkesbury Pound In January 2013.  The moment we saw her rescue photo we named her and booked her flight.  She unfortunately was a fear biter and struggled in a busy foster home and we knew she would have trouble being adopted.  Nanna MP took Pippa in as a furever dog and gave her the life of a princess.  She loved the park, the beach and belly rubs and her smile was a delight.  Only her family really knew her and she truly loved her family.  Pippa was taken unexpectedly on 30.01.16 at the young age of approximately 11 by an inguinal hernia.  We are MP as always were heartbroken.  Now reunited with her beloved Nanna.

See Pippa’s journey here

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CHARLIE

Charlie was rescued from Hawkesbury pound in November 2012 where he had been found tied to a car. His named was Shut Up.  He had spent his whole life there. His brother (known as Come Here) died chained to the car.
When Charlie arrived I was so worried as to what his behaviour would be. Worry we need not, he was a polite, adorable and loving boy.
He was re-homed pretty quick to Annie (and her daughter Emma) who had recently lost her husband. He became her shadow. He lived on adorable acreage and had a life every dog deserves. He
crossed to the rainbow bridge on 7th March, 2016 knowing he sincerely mattered and knowing how much he was loved by so many.
It was a pleasure to have fostered you dearest Charlie. Forever loved, forever remembered.

Watch Charlies journey here

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RAPHAEL

Raphi came into our lives for six short months after his owner went into care.  He was an elderly boy but he still had plenty of love to give and that he did, he lit up the room.  He had failing sight but he loved to potter and adored sunshine on his fur, he remained in furever care with Sharon and her crew and ate all the good food and had the vet care he needed until his time came to pass to the bridge on 26.04.2016 in his sleep surrounded by his family.  Forever in our hearts dearest Raph.

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DOUGIE

A very special senior that MP rescued from Hawkesbury Pound NSW 29.10.12.  It really was love at first sight, he fitted into HQ with the crew and he was a delight to foster.  He moved in foster care with Pam and Roger and they too adored him.  He has a quiet, gentle soul.  We rehomed Dougie in early 2013 and he spent a wonderful retirement with Rae a lovely mature lady that had lost her husband.  Dougie loved his quiet life and we are so grateful we got to give him that second chance.  Dougie passed to the rainbow bridge on 23.3.2016.  Rest peacefully dear Dougie.

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TIMMY
Our darling Timmy arrived in our care on 20th March 2014 from Blacktown Pound.  We were quick to discover he was in a bad way. He had 41 teeth removed that would have been causing a lot of issues, he had dementia and was underweight.  He was pampered in foster care and after 3 months of medication his dementia calmed down and he was the most delightful boy you could imagine.  He spent the days relaxing with Nana MP and the nights cuddled at HQ.  Timmy was a fighter and an inspiration.  He suffered from Cushings Disease and due to his tiny statue and age we treated it naturally rather than the invasive medical way and he took every lotion and potion put to him, he loved his food, he loved his cuddles and we loved giving them. On 12th June, 2016 Timmy passed peacefully at 4.35am surrounding by nothing but love.  He will forever be in our hearts.
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SPIKE
Spikey was rescued from a Mildura pound in July 2014.  He was a senior boy with quirky ways but it didn’t take him long in foster care to realise the finer things in life.  He found a wonderful retirement with Carmen, Tibor and furbro, Jacko and lived the beachside lifestyle where he was pampered and adored.  We were lucky enough to remain in contact with Spike through our holiday care program where he visited when his folks were away.  Spikey had dementia and it was being managed well and he always had quality of life.  Unfortunately on 16th June 2016, while holidaying at HQ, Spikey passed away peacefully surrounded by the senior pack.  You were a special boy Spikey; never to be forgotten.

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MOLLY
Darling Molly came to MP on 5.4.16 when her dear Mumma passed away.  Molly was with family that could no longer keep her.  From the moment we met her, we loved her! She had one eye and after a vet check we found her teeth needed a good clean and she was suffering from a grade 3 heart murmur, but the life this doggy had was unbelievable, a heart of gold!  She settled in really well at HQ and had no issues with other doggies.  She began heart medication and we monitored her closely before she headed off to her furever home who were patiently waiting in the wings!  on 22.5.16 she moved in with her beloved family, The Scorgies.  They adored her as did her fursister, Poppy.  We got weekly updates and we smiled at everyone.  This gal got cuddles, beach walks, fine food, lots of love and tlc.  We could not have wished for a better outcome.  Unfortunately her heart condition worsened very quickly and on 22.7.16 Molly crossed to the rainbow bridge surrounded by her devoted family and myself (I was blessed the family allowed me to say goodbye).  Mols you will be furever remembered sweet one.

Watch Molly’s journey here

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BART
Moving Paws Inc rescued dear Bart from the Geelong Animal Shelter on 23.1.13, he was found as a stray on 28.12.12.  He was fostered by my sister, Judy and quickly officially adopted. He was a kind, quiet, loving and adorable little munchkin that was loved by all, on the 17th August 2016 it was his time to be re-united with his brother, Eddie at the rainbow bridge. He fought hard to stay with us, but he is now in peace after receiving nothing but a royal retirement where he wanted for nothing.  He was adored unconditionally. We are left with another set of paw print on our hearts, but also wonderful memories of a darling boy that bought so much joy to his home and family.

Watch Bart’s Journey here

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 ELLIE
Ellie came into MP care on 4.5.13 when her family downsized and could not take her with them.  She was such a well adjusted doggy who just loved life and everyone could see that, hence it only took 1 week for her to find her furever home with Sue.  She was loved, adored and cherished and everyone that met her, loved her.  She was truly part of the family and lived a wonderful retirement. Life had other plans for our sweet girl as she was diagnosed with a very rare liver/skin disease, but like everything she took it in her stride.  Her time came on 29.7.16 and our dearest Ellie grew her wings.  You will be forever loved and remembered sweet girl.

Watch Ellie’s journey here

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WHIZ
Whiz was the first face of Moving Paws Inc in 2011-2013.  Debbie met Whiz and his family through a house sale and they remained in constant contact.  Whiz was a regular at HQ for holiday care, slumber parties and just because we loved him.  We are honoured that his family allowed us to be part of his farewell on 31.08.2016.  Whiz has left behind amazing life long memories.  

View Whiz’s journey with MP here

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BUTTONS
Buttons was rescued from Mildura pound on 12.2.15 after her family had passed. She was a darling little senior that bought a smile to all – it was contagious! She was quickly adopted by Glyn and Mick on 12.3.15 and lived a wonderful retirement, unfortunately our dear girl grew her wings on 03.09.16 after developing cancer.  Run free sweet girl. Forever in our hearts.

View Button’s journey here

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JEANIE

Dear Jeanie became a MP sanctuary doggy in January 2015, her dear Mumma had gone into care (and passed away just a few weeks later).  Jeanie had some behaviour issues (as small Chi’s do!) and also some health issues.  She was very much loved at HQ and a cherished family member.  She began to trust and was outgoing, she adored her walks, rolls and runs in the park and loved her humans.  She had a gorgeous personality for those that truly knew her.  Jeanie passed away unexpectedly in her sleep on 20.1.17.  She will forever be in our hearts.

View Jeanies journey here

 


OLIVER

Our darling Ollie came to MP via NSW pound on 6.12.12, he was so skinny and sick.  It appeared he was suffering from liver issues, many tests, lots of yummy food, tlc and a loving home and our Oliver pulled through.  He was adopted by Nanna MP and was one of the pack.

He was a quiet, gentle boy who was a pleasure to have in the home.  Ollie did get dementia but we worked through that and he enjoyed his potters in the park and lots of snoozing time.

Our darling boy passed away at home naturally, in my arms surrounded by his loving furfriends on 13.3.17.  His memory will always be treasured.  Farewell our little Ol.

View Oliver’s journey here


TOBY

Toby was taken into MP care on 9.2.14 after his owner had passed away.  It wasn’t long and he was adopted by Rita, who had recently lost another MP angel, Lokie.

Toby had a wonderful retirement with Rita and her family and wanted for nothing.  He was a loving, devoted companion who made many precious memories with his new Mumma.

Toby grew his wings on 1.4.17.  Forever remembered sweet angel.

View Toby’s journey here

 


JACK

Jack arrived into MP care on 20.7.14, his family no longer wished to take care of him at the age of 15. He was in foster care for a small time and it came to light that Jack needed ongoing care for mild dementia and some ongoing health issues.  He became a MP furever doggy and we loved having him as part of the family.

He as never far away, always by your feet wanting to be part of the action, we got his dementia under control, he has some nasal issues that had a few surgeries, but his main ailment was his untreated arthritis.  He was on high dose pain killers and lots of natural treatments, but it never really slowed him down, he always tried so hard to keep up.  His trips to the park he adored!  His comfy deluxe beds he treasured. He was so easy to care for and we were blessed to have him in his retirement years.  Jack passed away in my arms with his Aunty by his side on 8.4.17.  Run free Big Fella – your memory lives on.

View Jack’s journey here


BENNY

Our darling Benny arrived in MP care on 4th December, 2016.  He had a lot of issues going on. He was diagnosed with Cushings Disease and after lots of vet vists and test we had his medication AOK.  He also had several large fatty lumps removed from all over.  He lived 4 months with Su in foster care and then moved in HQ where he was immediately a pack member.  While Deb was overseas on holidays he spent 1 month in the loving care of the Scorgie family who adored him.  He suddenly became very ill and within days pneumonia took him to the bridge, our hearts were broken.  Our darling boy became an angel on 11th August, 2017.  He will forever be remembered and loved.

Please watch Benny’s journey here

LAYLA

Layla came to MP via RSPCASA on 30.4.14.  She was a senior dog with allergy issues and some mild dementia.  She spent some time at HQ and then was placed in furever foster until April 2016 when she returned to HQ and settled into the farm life, where she was a very much loved pack member.  She lived the quiet life with her senior and special needs friends and never wanted for more.  She was a pleasure to have in her retirement.  In July, 2017 while Debbie was overseas, Layla suffered a severe vestibular attack.  Many test and scans were performed, she had acupunture, but sne never recovered and she contracted a chest infection and her quality of life was no longer there, she was given her wings on 12.8.17 in the loving arms of her Mumma.  Layla’s sweet nature will live on forever.  Always and forever.

Watch Layla’s journey here


 FLYNN

Dear Flynn came to MP via a country pound on 21.3.17, he had a prolapsed spine, and an anal hernia, but he had the most beautiful disposition.  He was instantly a furever dog.  Flynn was de-sexed, vaccinated, his hernia was repaired and he received acupuncture and massage for his spine.  He took all his medications and natural products and you could see the delight in his eyes when he would trot in the park – all the added help really assisted with his movement.  His ailments never let him down, he was always part of the action and always loved to be close by.  He was a real trooper and a true inspiration.  Flynn leaves behind some very treasured memories.

Watch Flynn’s journey here