In 2007, Tootsie gave birth to a litter of pups. In late 2012, Edna became concerned about Tootsie so she took her to the Vet's. After a biopsy Paddy told Edna that Tootsie was suffering from spleen cancer. Tootsie underwent several rounds of chemotherapy in 2013.
In May 2016, Tootsie faced an uncertain future when Edna died after a short battle with ovarian cancer. However, Edna's friend Harriet Finch decided to look after Tootsie and she moved into Edna's old home, Woodbine Cottage.