Former Texas A&M Mascot Reveille VIII Dies At Age 12

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Former Texas A&M University mascot and “First Lady of Aggieland” Reveille VIII, who served from August 2008 until her retirement to Texas A&M’s Stevenson Companion Animal Life-Care Center in May 2015, passed away Monday, June 25. She was 12 years old.

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Veterinarians and student caretakers at the Stevenson Center said she fell ill in the early morning of Saturday, June 23, and was taken to the Texas A&M College of Veterinary Medicine & Biomedical Sciences (CVM) Veterinary Medical Teaching Hospital.

Dr. Kate Creevy, associate professor of small animal internal medicine, said, “She had a disease that involved her liver, her spleen, and many of her muscles. We could see this was a source of pain for her and not something that we wanted to ask her to fight. A final diagnosis will be determined and reported shortly.”

Reveille’s primary care doctor, clinical associate professor and chief medical officer, Dr. Stacy…

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