Saturday, December 1, 2007

Ruby: For Adoption

My Boo is safe tonight thanks to the generosity of others. Ruby can have that opportunity too if she's adopted.

  • Animal: Dog
  • Breed: Feist, Chihuahua
  • Sex: Female
  • Age: Baby
  • Size: Small
Ruby was turned in 11-06-07 She is , good with other dogs & very sweet!!! Rubys adoption fee is $65.00 to cover her spay & rabies vaccination!

More info here.

Thursday, November 29, 2007

Happy Endings

Just an update on my Boo.

She was spayed yesterday and is doing great!

She leaves for her new foster home in Indiana Friday night.

The other good news is that I will be able to spend about 8 hours with her before she leaves. I haven't seen her in two weeks.

I am very excited about that but sad to see her go. Of course the alternative is unthinkable.

Many thanks to everyone who made this possible. Your outpouring of support, donations, and love have been beyond astounding.

I'll be with my Boo tomorrow but I'll be back to make another report when she arrives in her new home.

Thank you all!!!

Tuesday, November 27, 2007

Pet Rescues: My Boo

I have decided to wait until Monday to go back to my regular blogging. My real life circumstances have been taking all my time and I can't work on the blogs right now.

I am speaking of the campaign to save my dog Boo. You can read the story here if you missed it.

The good news is that, once again, some kind, compassionate Jericho fans banded together and worked with me on a solution. The best news is that Boo has been saved. She has a new foster home and will be going there on Sat.

There is still work to be done so we will continue. I will post daily updates.

Thank you all. Donations welcome for the expenses of moving her.

Monday, November 26, 2007

Urgent Request

This picture is of my beloved Boo. I am desperate and begging for your help. Especially if you live in the North Alabama area.

Boo is an 11 month old mixed Labrador Retriever/Beagle that I cannot keep and cannot find a home for.

She is currently at a shelter here. They are a good organization and they have listed her at Petfinder and they have put ads in the local paper. No success so far.

I will have to pick her up this weekend if she is not adopted by then and I have nowhere to take her. She is a good dog and loves people and children. She has always lived inside.

If anyone can direct to any resource I will be forever grateful. If you live in my area and could give her a foster home I can buy her food.

Ideas, resources, anything will be greatly appreciated.

You may email me at

Thank you in advance.

Pets And A Petition

Here is a great article about getting a pet for Christmas. A few years back my sister and I decided to get our mom a puppy for Christmas. After much thought we decided to wrap up a picture of the puppy instead. Sure enough our mom said she really didn't want a pet at that time. It saved everyone a lot of trouble.

"Now that the holidays are upon us, I wonder how many kittens and puppies will be under the tree for Christmas and dumped on the streets by New Year’s Day. Although it’s been said many times, many ways, it bears repeating every holiday season: Please, please, don’t get a pet for Christmas unless someone in the household will take the responsibility for it."

Please sign this petition:

"Antifreeze is sweet: animals...and sometimes children...are attracted to this common, but deadly, fluid. A simple bittering agent, denatonium benzoate would make this sweet,bright colored substance taste..yuck, and thousands of animals lives could be saved every year. Hundreds of children could be prevented from visiting emergency rooms. The cost minimal...just pennies per gallon. A small price to pay to save a life! Please help me get a bill introduced and passed into a law by signing this petition. I am eleven years old and lost my beloved golden retriever Sam and my faithful companion Jessie to intentional antifreeze poison. Two wonderful animals within days of one another. Please help me prevent other animals from suffering this horrible death. Please consider using your name instead of being anonymous this will help me with presenting the petition for consideration of a bill."

Sunday, November 25, 2007

Pets: Leaving Home

"We all know that the hardest part of leaving home isn't leaving friends and family - it's leaving a pet. Your parents can live without you and your friends probably never liked you anyway, but your pet will never get over losing you.

Before deciding to move with your pet, or deciding to bring one home if you plan on moving into or already live in an apartment, there are a ton of things to consider. Besides worrying about the time and money it will take to care for a pet, the responsibility of raising an animal that will live 15 years, and the scary prospect of scooping poop, pet owners have got to worry about landlords.

The National Council on Pet Population Study and Policy, on its Web site, cites "Landlord Issues" as the No. 2 reason for owners to relinquish pet dogs to shelters. It is the No. 5 reason for owners to relinquish cats. Avoid having to give a pet away by clearing it with your landlord first.

*******I wish it was that easy.******

"The Seattle Humane Society has come up with a way of getting in your face, sort of. Instead of asking you to come in and adopt a pet, it is taking pets to you to make them even harder to resist.

The Seattle Times explains that the plan involves a vehicle called the MaxMobile, which can transport as many as 20 animals to places where people gather. Here's a portion of the story:

Friday was the maiden voyage for the MaxMobile, a 33-foot bright-yellow truck specially designed and built for the Humane Society. It can hold up to 20 animals -- including cats, dogs and rabbits -- for transportation to retail centers or high-traffic areas where they are put on display in hopes they'll steal a heart and find a new home."