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Arizona Family Creates Bucket List For Terminal Pet Wrigley

Every human thinks about what they'd put on their own bucket list, but a family in Arizona took pen to paper for a very special member of their family. Their pit bull named Wrigley. 

Jessica Alderman created a Facebook page after Wrigley was diagnosed with an inoperable form of cancer.

We are not counting the days, but rather making the days count for our amazing boy Wrigley who has an inoperable canine cancer, the Facebook page explains.

Wrigley was diagnosed with hemangiosarcoma cancer in March, and after further tests, doctors found he had a tumor in the lining of his heart, on his spleen and on his liver.

"I was completely devastated," Alderman said. "But [the doctor] gave us advice that inspired this project: to treat every day like his birthday."

Now, Wrigley, Jessica and her fiance are taking steps to cross off as many list items as they can.

We tried to think of different items that would both honor what he has meant to us and provide new experiences for him to truly enjoy life, Alderman said.

The items listed on Wrigleys bucket list are below:

1. Dinner at a local restaurant/brewery (done)
2. Attend my moms fundraising event (done)
3. Pass the CGC (done)
4. Buy a new bow tie (done)
5. Raise money for other rescue pits
6. Throw an early birthday party (in progress, save date 4/12)
7. Ride in a fire truck or police car
8. Deliver thank you card to veterinarian
9. Appear as a media star
10. Ride in a convertible (scheduled 4/24)
11. Have a professional family photo shoot (scheduled 3/30)
12. Have a dog-themed movie night
13. Walk around the block every day
14. Have my portrait painted for my parents
15. Create a new slide show of my life story
16. Try a new hoo-man food
17. Eat a doggie ice cream sundae
18. Walk around the famous fountain in Fountain Hills, Ariz. (done)
19. Paw it forward in a Wrigley way
20. Go on a trip
21. Attend my grandmothers wedding in California
22. Go to a dog beach

Alderman adopted Wrigley from the Arizona Humane Society when he was 2 years old.

She says she hopes that Wrigleys story will help others look past stereotypes surrounding the pit bull breed, and inspire others to adopt.