The little guy passed his temperament test! Bungee–as the shelter has named him–passed his temperament test and is approved for general adoption! Which means anyone can adopt him, not just me! Which is great, because my boyfriend was unhappy at the idea of a third animal in our apartment (willing to put up with it to … [Read more…]
Last week I got bitten by a stray dog I was trying to rescue. My neighbor (JG) had knocked on my door to ask for my help with this stray he and his wife (L) had coaxed into our shared driveway. I’ve fostered three dogs in the time I’ve lived at Tortuga, so I am … [Read more…]
This is Gracie, our latest foster. She’s about 3 months old, fearless, wriggly, happy, and absolutely determined to pounce Ragnar at every opportunity. She hides under the coffee table and waits for him to walk by so she can nip at his feet. At which point he, of course, flops down on his stomach and … [Read more…]
Or at least, that’s what he’s trying to do. But I’m not going to let him. And I’m asking for your help. My grandmother died in March, leaving her rabbi & tenant of the last 15 years as her primary beneficiary. Which makes perfect sense; he was her family. She left him lifetime tenancy in … [Read more…]
PUPPY! Ahem. We adopted a dog. Back at the end of March I predicted that it would take me six months of steady campaigning to convince Jason we should adopt a dog. In truth, it only took five months. We adopted Arthur/Ragnar at the end of August. He’s part mastiff, possibly part boxer or lab, … [Read more…]
Our new foster dog.
I never told you about Bruno, did I? Bruno was our second foster dog from Copper’s Dream. Look at him. How could anyone not love that face? When he came to us, he was terrified. Cowering when you tried to pet him. He mostly ignored the cats. Began to relax after a few days. If … [Read more…]