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Ahdee - adopted at age 10

Dixie - adopted at age 7

Aggie - adopted at age 9

Bella - adopted at age 8

Asics - adopted at age 8

Mabel - adopted at age 8

Shelby - adopted at age 8

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One By One

 

One by one, they file past my cage

Too old, too worn, too broken, no way

Way past his time, he can’t run and play

Then they shake their heads slowly

And go on their way.

A little old man, arthritic and sore

It seems I am not wanted anymore

I once had a home, I once had a bed

A place that was warm, and where I was fed.

Now my muzzle is gray, and my eyes slowly fail

Who wants a dog so old and so frail?

My family decided I didn’t belong

I got in their way, my attitude was wrong.

Whatever their excuse they made in their head

Can’t justify how they left me for dead

Now I sit in this cage, where day after day

The younger dogs all get adopted away.

When I had almost come to the end of my rope

You saw my face, and I finally had hope

You saw through the gray

And the legs bent with age

And felt that I still had life beyond this cage.

You took me home, gave me food and a bed

And shared your own pillow with my poor tired head

We snuggle and play and you talk to me low

You love me so dearly, you want me to know.

I may have lived most of my life with another

But you outshine them with a love

So much stronger

And I promise to return all the love I can give

To you, my dear person, as long as I live.

I may be with you for a week or for years

We will share many smiles

You will no doubt shed tears

And when the time comes

That God deems I must leave

I know you will cry and your heart it will grieve.

And when I arrive at the Bridge all brand new

My thoughts and my heart will still be with you

And I will brag to all that will hear

Of the person who make my last days oh, so dear.

Author Unknown

Flirt - adopted at age 9     Sadie - adopted at age 8 

Kitty - adopted at age 7     Cammy - adopted at age 12

 

 

Quick - adopted at age 8

Souza - adopted at age 8

Dell - adopted at age 8

Eden - adopted at age 8

Molly - adopted at age 9

Bridget - adopted at age 8

Thrifty - adopted at age 8

 


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