Category Archives: Fostering

Of Bunnies, Carrots and Chewed Up Headphone Cords

A couple of weeks ago, I had my headphones on and was happily chair dancing to a little Eddie Rabbit when all of a sudden the music just stopped.  I looked at my iPod and it was still on. I … Continue reading

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A Tribute to the “Spirit” of Shelter Dogs

I got a call last week, asking if I wanted a chance to say good bye.  Spirit’s health was failing and his mom had tearfully decided that is was his “time”. I thought back to the day I’d first said … Continue reading

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Pocket’s Life is the Gift Beyond Money

I remember when I saw Pocket’s photo on a mailing that went around from the shelter to local rescues asking if someone could take the tiny being.  All of about 5 pounds and unknown medical conditions swirling about her, my … Continue reading

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Raisin Junkie

I have to say that raisins might be the most expensive commodity in my home this past couple of months. The problem is that I haven’t had the pleasure of consuming them for the $600 I’ve spent. A number of … Continue reading

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Pocket Pit

Legitimate breeders do not dump their liabilities in the shelter. So infer what you will about the couple who dumped little Miss Pocket at the shelter, but kept the rest of their litter at home, advertising them on Craigslist even … Continue reading

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