I adopted my mom from Colorado Greyhound Adoption one year ago this week. Since mom always cries when she tell my story, I think I tell you all how I find my forever home. Here my story:
I used to race in Tucson, Arizona. I love to run, but I really just wanted to play with the other dogs instead. I tried and tried to go fast, but I always lost. Nobody know what happened to me after my last race in January 2006, but when Colorado Greyhound Adoption got me in March 2006, I was starved real bad and 30 pounds underweight. To survive I had to eat sand. I almost die on the operating table when I get spayed cause my insides so swollen full of sand and dirt. I was a very sad, sad girl. It would have been easy for CGA to give up on me since it was also very expensive – over $5,000 dollars to get me better. But CGA save me anyway. My guardian angels were my foster moms, Joann Beltrame and Cami Ross. I had to take lots of pills and get poked with big needles. It take me 3 months to get better. My foster moms cleaned up after me when I got sick. They didn't even get mad at me for making big, stinky messes all over their house and car when I had tummy problems. They cared for my body and nourished my spirit and healed my soul. I start to think that maybe the world isn't such a sad, scary place after all. Marcia Greer coordinated lots and lots of vet visits. CGA paid the big bills. When I ready to be adopted, Chris Benedict even take me on Petline 9 where I show off my butt. There so many CGA people who never give up on me.
Finally adoption coordinator Sam Quitman send me my forever mom in May 2006. I so happy to see my mom! I waited for her for a long time! Now I am a so happy girl! Mom promise I never have to go hungry again. I have lots of people I love now. Sue Brown teach me good manners. The bestest vet in the world, Stacey Jones, keep me and my sensitive tummy healthy. Aunt Sam Quitman invite me over and give out the yummiest treats ever, plus I get to play with Jayjo and
Cosmo. Aunt Kay Roberts let me be Ambassadog at CGA events and let me hang out with my best bud Jasper. Jeff and Pat Spranger run the very first Meet n Greet I ever go to with my mom and show me how to find the suckers who give good ear scritches. Malcolm MacGreygor teach me to use the computer to write about my adventures.
I gots lots of friends now. We go to CGA events all the time. I love everybody, and mom joke that we slowly paying off all the big medical bills by volunteering. Har Har!
So on my one year anniversary with my forever mom, we both say big thanks to everybody at CGA.
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