Last week I was so excited to bring home doglet #3. I’d always said that perhaps we had to wait, because somewhere a doglet would need us. Turned out I was wrong, we needed her… Last Friday, just two days … Continue reading She left a hole in my heart, and my curtains, couch and valance …
1 year and 1 week ago we lost Hugo, and then a year ago we rescued Celia. Her life has changed completely in the last year. The day I picked her up from the breeder she was a stinking, matted, … Continue reading Celia – Celebrating one year since rescue
Celia over the last couple of months has really started letting us know what she likes. The list is starting to get quite long. From a quiet, timid wee sausage to a bouncing, exuberant girl, she’s a completely different dog … Continue reading Visiting Grandma
While out walking Celia and Alice this afternoon, we spoke to a neighbour who also recently took in an 8 year old Irish Setter. We mentioned … Continue reading The joy of a rescue pet
Although I usually blog about my dogs, I actually have two earthquake rescue, elderly Burmese cats. They are both gorgeous boys! Buster, appears to be faulty though, something wrong with his equilibrium perhaps? We have found that you only have … Continue reading I think my cat is broken…
As we walked along the cages at the city pound, this large, pale German Shepherd went insane with excitement! Thank goodness we had finally come to get him. I remember the pound staff looking astonished and asking us if he … Continue reading To all the dogs I’ve loved before… Chev.
As Sam got older and became blind, we took in Holly. Holly was a long haired, German Shepherd and came from a family who were going overseas. Holly was smart, smarter than was reasonable for a pet. She was in … Continue reading To all the dogs I’ve loved before… Holly.
3 and a half years ago, a major natural disaster was something that happened in the news to someone else. Then one day, it happens to you. In the past 3 and a bit years, every resident in the city … Continue reading Christchurch Rocks! Earthquakes … 3 years on
Seeing a post on Facebook this morning about who I’d sit with – not a single person sprung to mind. What did hit me was the dogs I’ve loved and lost. Not sure what this says about me as a … Continue reading To all the dogs I’ve loved before… Sam.
Maybe once, or if you are supremely lucky, twice in your life, you may be fortunate enough to have a very special dog to call yours. Whether that precious baby is a smart, brave or funny, they will in some … Continue reading The always upside-down dog