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I threw out all of Louise’s sweaters and coats today (after 12 years she had a lot). I also got rid of Sofie and Louise’s yellow slicker raincoats too – I loved those (I put one in the thrift store recycle bag, but I don’t know if they will use it). The little dogs have no use for that stuff. The shelters don’t want the used coats or leashes, collars, and harnesses. And they don’t want the beds either, I checked. I have all these big dog beds that I can’t seem to just toss. Last Christmas I got Lulu this beautiful orthopedic one that she loved. So it is sitting against the wall of my office until I can figure out where it should go.
And what do you do with raised feeding dishes? No one wants them. Many of the leashes and collars had their names and my phone number on them so they went in the trash. My heart is just aching. I kept a few things to see if I could make coats for the littles, or maybe because I just couldn’t part with it all yet.
The picture is Louise and Sofie in 2018. Gosh, I miss those goofballs.
Jolie discovered the tomato garden all on her own. I never had a dog that ate our tomatoes before. I read that they are fine for dogs to eat, just not too much because of the acid. She was very proud of herself. Now I guess I need to put a fence around the veggies.
What kind of mischief did you get into today?
Mini does not like that Jolie has taken over her favorite spot on the couch. I physically have to pick Jojo up and move her away or Mini gets all bent out of shape.
So I made a similar pillow mountain on the other side of the couch for Jolie. What does Mini do? Go over to that side and sit right on Jojo.
Watch this spot as this relationship evolves. (It is cracking us up)
I cannot imagine a life without cats!
The story that we were told by the rescue:
- They got a call from a Deacon of a church that a woman’s husband died and he had 4 small dogs in a kennel that she wanted nothing to do with.
- The only dog that had been spayed or neutered was Jolie.
- The woman gave away one of the dogs (to her grandmother?). The other 3 were taken into foster in February of this year.
- They said she was a Yorkie mix on the paperwork. (She looks much more like a Shih Tzu than a Yorkie, but clearly, she is a mix of things (aren’t we all).)
- They were supposedly allowed out of the kennel once a day. They were covered with urine and feces when they were rescued, so my assumption is that they lived in that situation for a very long time.
- The foster said she was house trained, and then the day they were coming, they said ‘by the way, she tends to have accidents.’ It is clear she is not housetrained.