Monday, March 2, 2009
Come on over to the new digs. Its still being remodeled so bear with me as I update.
Thanks for stopping by. See you over at the new dog park!
Tuesday, January 27, 2009
How can you possibly refuse? I met Miss Velvet this past weekend, and let me just say, she is a real love. And even better, she's available for adoption and just waiting for you to find her and be her forever home.
Velvet is 8 years young. She currently shares a room with another cat and does quite well. She hasn't spent much time around dogs though, so I'm not sure how she would do in a home with one. A RESCUE Matchmaker might be able to give you more information on that. She's a quiet and friendly gal who will be happy to grace the sunny spots in your home.
Velvet went through a rough patch in life. She was adopted out but returned due to her family moving. Initially she was scared and confused, but she has since blossomed and learned to trust people again. She loves attention and isn't afraid to ask for it. Her space at our cat facility looks out into the entrance area. I was greeted by her when I came in the door. She let out a little meow and then reached out a paw to me. And when I decided to stop scratching her head before she'd had enough lovin', she let me know about it. :D
If you're interested in Velvet, or know someone who might be, check our her profile on our website. Then fill out a Matchmaker form.
Thanks for stopping by. See you at the dog park.
Tuesday, December 30, 2008
Other than Reggie walking into the tree every now and again (hey, you move things around on your blind cat and chances are good they'll run into stuff now and again as they get used to the new set up), we all had a nice Christmas.
We took some time off from fostering. Marie and our last foster, Diamond (a Queensland Heeler), didn't get along so well. There was an incident involving just who got to use the small crate, and neither girl wanted to back down. Yes, I said small crate, and yes, Diamond is a Heeler. No idea how, but she actually managed to fit in a small crate and liked it that way. So, needless to say, we decided we all needed a break.
And it was for the best, as Reggie has gotten worse these last couple of months. For your review, Reggie is a 15 year old Maine Coon cat. He suffers from hyperthyroidism, kidney damage (from the HT, requiring daily sub-q fluids), high blood pressure and arrhythmia. He is also blind. Add to that now having an infection in his mouth and you have one grumpy cat. The mouth infection begs for removal of teeth. He's actually already lost one on its own. Problem is, he's a 15 year old cat with an arrhythmia. Our vet feels that surgery is just too risky, and the chances of losing him there on the table are too high. So we're treating that infection with a round of antibiotics every couple of weeks. He's been having problems getting to his litter box in time the last couple of weeks, so we've come home to some pretty foul messes on the tile in the kitchen and dining room (at least he keeps it on the tile I guess). He has his good days and his bad days when it comes to eating (the last few days have been bad days unfortunately). So we've had some fun in the House of L lately. We just felt that adding a new dog to the mix probably wasn't such a good idea.
So that's all that's been happening around here. I'm hoping to be able to post a bit more often after the New Year. I don't know where 2008 went, but it sure went by quickly. Hope you all have a great rest of 2008 and wonderful New Year!
Thanks for reading. See you at the dog park!
Tuesday, December 9, 2008
I got the joy of spending some time with Tad a couple of Saturdays ago. And I have fallen hard for this adorable little guy. I posted a picture of him from his rescue day back in May. Little did I know that the sad little face belonged to the sweetest little dog.
We list Tad as a Chihuahua, though he reminds a little of my Min Pin (and it's not just the markings). He could have a little crazy pinscher in him, who knows.
He has soulful eyes, a soft smooth coat, and a funny little "collar" of fur that sticks out a bit on his neck. He loves to sit in your lap and give you soft little puppy kisses. He's a quiet little guy who is content to just "be." He has wonderful manners in public and walks well on the leash. He also appears to be mostly housebroken (we were at Noble Beast in Phoenix, and he let me know he needed to go outside while we were there).
Tad enjoys spending time with his canine companions, and while he would probably be fine as an only dog, he would also do well with a sibling. Because he's a small, calm dog, he doesn't require a large amount of exercise beyond daily walks and romps across your living room. He'd make an excellent apartment or condo dweller.
Tad also looks quite stunning in a sweater, as you can see from the photo. ;D
And until he finds his forever home, I will continue to pine for the little guy.
Thanks for stopping by! See you at the dog park!
Monday, September 29, 2008
Click on the "Go Now" button above and vote. To browse for RESCUE, select Arizona for the state, then scroll down until you see the Phoenix listing. Click on RESCUE and vote! We have 183 votes as of this posting. We'll need a whole lot more to win, so start voting!! You can even send it on to everyone in your email address book to help spread the word.
Thanks for voting. See you at the dog park!
Thursday, September 18, 2008
Monday, August 4, 2008
We also had a blast bowling on Saturday morning. People came dressed in their best '50s attire and we bowled our little hearts out. The dogs beat the cats, ahem. You can see some video footage on RESCUE's Facebook page. Check it out! And check out some of our other videos and photo albums while you're there. You can get your morning dose of cuteness from all the dogs and cats.
Thanks for reading. See you at the dog park!