MaPaw Siberian Husky Rescue

Monday, August 13, 2007

We Flunked

So Puppies, I mentioned Blue when I talked about the last meet & greet. What I did not mention is that Blue came to my house after that event. Princess was off to her new home and we knew Blue was lonely at the kennel where he was staying because he kept escaping his run to climb into the runs of other dogs staying there. The kennel has plenty of Siberian experience, but they could not contain Blue and he was doing a lot of expensive damage while they were kind enough to house him for us. Mama met Blue a couple weeks before that when she took pictures for our website and evaluated him. As she held his paws, took away toys, and turned him on his back, Blue gave her kisses and rolled in the grass. Mama wanted to start fostering him right then, but our house was full, so we had to wait.It is an occupational hazard, Puppies. We love every dog we foster. We welcome them into our hearts and home. We care for them as a part of the family. When they go on to their new homes, it is always a bittersweet feeling as a piece of us goes with them. Once in a while, there is a dog who thrives in our family, a dog who fits so perfectly in our pack that we cannot say goodbye. Blue fit into our home as if he was returning after an absence rather than arriving for the first time. Bailey, Ananya, and I usually disagree about which foster dogs are our favorites, but we all love Blue, so we had a talk with Mama and Papa and now we are four.

Naturally we will continue to foster and share with you the stories of Siberian resilience, but Blue's happy ending tale comes at the same time as his introduction. Join me in welcoming my new little brother, Blue.


Blogger Ferndoggle said...

Well if you've gotta flunk, this is the best way to do it!!!

Congratulations on your newest pack member!

Sherman, Penny & Lola

2:59:00 PM  
Blogger The Daily Echo said...

::sigh:: We just LOVE happy endings! Mom says she can't wait to meet Little Boy Blue.

3:48:00 PM  
Blogger Guinness & Shiloh's Family said...

sigh, mom loves that story and we had a great time meeting crayola boy. Come to our blog and watch the video!

7:26:00 PM  
Blogger Kapp pack said...

Yay Blue!!!! We are so excited our brief visitor that we helped save has found such an awesome home!!!!!

-Kelsey Ann

8:43:00 PM  
Blogger Benny & Bear said...

Blue is very very cute! And sounds like he fits in quite nicely!

Mom is adding your blog to our list of blog favorites! We're excited to read more about your furry family!

Your short friends,
Benny & Bear

11:20:00 AM  
Blogger The Husky in the Window said...

What a great family you'all are part of.

And all that furriness and happy dog smiles are fun to read about.

Husky Hugs, MayaMarie

1:32:00 PM  
Blogger Amici said...

Welcome to your new home Blue! We are so happy for you! Not only do you get great parents, but fun loving siblings too! What more could a pup ask for?? :) Congrats!!!

4:56:00 PM  
Blogger Haicooo said...

Woooo Blue...hey that rhymes!

Great new home you picked!! Can't wait for more stories!!!


7:33:00 PM  
Blogger Holly said...

What a wonderful story! I am so glad you decided to keep Blue! He is BEAUTIFUL!!!! Welcome home Blue!


9:51:00 PM  
Blogger The Army of Four said...

Ha rooo for Blue!!!! Hey -- you guys are an Army of Four now! :)
Tail wags,

9:38:00 AM  
Blogger The Brat Pack said...

Wow, how did we miss this?!?! Congrats to you all!!!!

The Brat Pack & Maryann
We're failures too.

6:58:00 PM  
Blogger Foster Dogs said...

Oh, that is so wonderful! Foster Failure, but not failure at all! Congrats to everyone! Blue is a handsome fellow!

1:16:00 PM  

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