Celebrating Every Day

Celebrating Every Day

About two years ago, my dadz was perusing the Petfinder site, for no particular reason.  “I’m stunned at how many dogs, just like Mattie, are out there in need of a home,” said dadz.  Momma, since she is involved in many animal adoption activities, was, sadly, not surprised by the number of doggies in need of forever homes.  It had been 9 years since my momma and dadz found me and took me home from the local animal shelter.  But I remember that day like it was yesterday. Momma and dadz went to breakfast and while they were eating dadz tells momma about a little Shih Tzu that he came across on the animal adoption website. “He’s nearly blind and deaf, and is on heart medication,” offered my dadz.  “Oh, and he’s 14….” dadz voice trailed off while momma ate her bagel and sipped her coffee. I sat on the bistro deck, watching them talk and hoping that one of them would drop something on the ground so I can get a little nibble.  “You know, he probably doesn’t have that long,” said dadz, “and, well….” “You think we should take him in and love him for the short time he has left,” offered momma. They both laughed and momma snuck me a little piece of her bagel underneath the table, where I was sitting. “I saw that,” said dadz. “Saw what? Lets go look at the little guy in need of saving,” said momma.  Dadz scooped me up, brushed the bagel crumbs from my chin and soon we were off in our car, zooming back home to see...

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