Katarina Witt’s adored labrador retriever "Spinee" has undergone a risky surgery on Thursday and is luckily beginning the slow process of recovery, according to German media reports. The 54-year-old athlete is said to have received waves and waves and support for Spinee, as she offered her Twitter followers an update on pooch’s status regularly.
UPDATE 07/12/2019 : This story seems to be false. (read more)
Katarina Witt is one busy mommy
The yellow labrador retriever underwent a risky procedure at the Berlin Veterinary Hospital on Thursday (December 5, 2019), prompting the athlete to ask her followers to send well wishes her way.
“May I ask one favor? My dog Spinee needs your prayers,” she Tweeted on Thursday. “She just came out of a difficult surgery 20 minutes ago … She is my beloved.”
Katarina Witt’s Twitter feed has kept her fans and followers updated
Throughout the night the German athlete posted updates to her numerous followers, about her dog’s delicate condition. “Spinee came out of the anesthetic well … her vital signs are good … your prayers are working,” she Tweeted.
Katarina Witt continued tweeting about her pup’s prognosis throughout the night and it appears the pooch is on the mend. By Friday morning, things continued to look good. “The Spinee Report: Her vital signs are good… pink gums … sleeping peacefully… recovering as hoped,” she said. “Not out of the woods yet. Prayers working :)”
As Katarina Witt’s Twitter followers sent messages of support, she showed her gratitude. “With prayers like this I feel confident Spinee will be fine,” she wrote. “Thank you more than you will ever know.”
Here’s to hoping Spinee has a successful and speedy recovery!
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