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Old 09-22-2012, 07:06 PM   #291
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Skittle, I so hope Golly returns home soon
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Old 10-13-2012, 12:24 PM   #292
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My kitty has been missing for 5 days now :( I put lost cat posters on just about every intersection for two square miles, filed a report with the police dept and animal shelters, and drove around calling him from nearly every street corner. I got a call from a neighbor maybe 1/4 mile down the road saying he may have seen him yesterday, and the day before, so hopefully he is circling that area and can be picked up. He is very, very friendly, so there is a chance someone already grabbed him... Good chance they will see my huge neon orange signs if they have him. I can't believe he would get lost, but if it really was him yesterday I guess he must be... First time in ten years he's gotten lost, but it is a new place. I hope I get a call soon... I miss him so much!!
Has Golly come home yet?
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:09 PM   #293
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Here's a couple of my rescues. The little guy in the front is Tyrone Shoelaces, and the big guy behind him is Sabastien Corbetti. Tyrone is a tough sell at adoptions because he doesn't want to be a lap kitty and he doesn't want to cuddle. But, if you have some food, especially lunch meat of some kind, he'll be glad to sit near you and share.
I just wanted y'all to know that, after 3 1/2 years as my foster, Tyrone Shoelaces has found a forever home! He has been adopted by an old lady who has two other cats, lives at the beach, drives a Porsche 911, and doesn't care if Tyrone doesn't want to snuggle! She's had him for a month now and they're both happy with the arrangement.

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Old 10-13-2012, 01:11 PM   #294
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Cool Sir Loin!
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Old 10-13-2012, 01:16 PM   #295
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:10 AM   #296
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Is there something wrong with people? Seriously, everyone I know knows I've been trying (and succeeding!) in training my dog not to be aggressive. Much as I love them, some visitors just cannot resist teasing her, poking her, etc. WhenI was around my own family, it was tough enough (different dogs, different location). But now there are a couple of men who are great friends, but who cannot reisit teasing and prodding and otherwise getting the doggie I've worked my ass off to get trained so she won't snap at people, un-done. I don't need to know how to train my dog at this point, I need to know how to train my friends! Somehow I think that if I had a mastiff, no one would bother him. By some men (I'm sorry, no women have done this) consider a small dog to be something to tease and terrorize.

Oh, by the way, I have, on occasion, been known to tell men teasing my dog to take it outside).
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Old 10-14-2012, 12:13 AM   #297
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Is there something wrong with people? Seriously, everyone I know knows I've been trying (and succeeding!) in training my dog not to be aggressive. Much as I love them, some visitors just cannot resist teasing her, poking her, etc. WhenI was around my own family, it was tough enough (different dogs, different location). But now there are a couple of men who are great friends, but who cannot reisit teasing and prodding and otherwise getting the doggie I've worked my ass off to get trained so she won't snap at people, un-done. I don't need to know how to train my dog at this point, I need to know how to train my friends! Somehow I think that if I had a mastiff, no one would bother him. By some men (I'm sorry, no women have done this) consider a small dog to be something to tease and terrorize.

Oh, by the way, I have, on occasion, been known to tell men teasing my dog to take it outside).
Tell them, "Thanks for the help, I've been trying to train her to go for the throat when she's poked and prodded."
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Old 10-14-2012, 02:26 AM   #298
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People like that do not deserve politeness in handling them. Get a big stick. Start poing them. When they want to know what you are doing, "Just teasing. Like you do to my dog."
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Old 10-14-2012, 06:47 AM   #299
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I should say, I went off on that rant because I have had perfect guests recently, pet-wise (they're pretty good all around, anyway). Friday night a couple came over ... they've visited once or twice before, but this was the first time it was one-on-one. He sat down and Rosebud immediately sat next to him, and they just communed while the four of us talked. It was so pleasant. She just sat and looked at him with adoring eyes, her head on his knee. This made me think of a couple of friends who feel otherwise, that dogs should be tough and mean and wrestle and jump up. During and after the visit from the calm friends, husband and I commented to each other, heck,it isn't our dog, it is just a couple of men friends who just can't resist riling up a dog.
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Has Golly come home yet?
No... Kitty is still gone. I've pretty much just given up hope.
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