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Tuesday, September 22, 2009

Wire Fox Duck

It's been raining so much here in Oklahoma that I'm begining to feel a bit waterlogged. I can swim laps in the backyard if I want, and we don't even have a pool. Good thing I know how to dog paddle like a puddleduck. Yesterday Mom and Dad went to Tulsa to see a friend in the hospital, and they got caught in a storm that drenched poor T-town in five inches of rain. Yeah, I'm glad I wasn't riding in the pickup on that trip. Thunderstorms, darkness, floods and white-knuckle driving is not my idea of fun. Still, I am hoping that all the rain will make the fall leaves prettier this year. It seems to make a difference.

We've been busy here on the farm, what with pigs having babies and the fall show season starting. My Boy took his cow Ruby Tuesday to the fair and won a blue ribbon. She seems to love My Boy almost as much as I do. Well, you just keep head-bumping him Ruby, but you'll never fit on his lap.

Dad picked up another rescue pup. She's an adult Boxer but only weighs thirty-three pounds. She's very thin and had some parasites, but nothing a little TLC won't cure, the vet said. She is eating well, and should gain a lot of weight over the next few weeks.

Just look at those beautiful eyes! And her tail wags almost as much as mine. She's such a sweetheart. We've yet to come up with a good name for her. A name's got to be perfect, you know. Gotta put some thought into it. A bit of class for this lady, because I know behind the neglect and thinness is a gorgeous gal!
~Tell

7 comments:

Gus said...

Tell, the new puppy is bootiful. I don't have any ideas about names...my family tends to name pets in strange ways...their last doggie before me was Nigel (Frederick Nigel Karl Vladmir, Duke of Earl and King of Sway, to be exact) so I am really glad I came already named.

Muzzer says she looks like a Pretty Baby...see what I mean?

gussie

TwoSpecialWires said...

We've gotta go straight to commenting about that beautiful girl you rescued and adopted! You KNOW that makes our hearts sing!!!! (How about Melody? Fit for a pretty girl whose tune just turned from a sad song to a beautiful ballad.)

We're soooooo happy you've made your family hers.

Love,
Jake and Fergi xxoo

RILEY AND STAR said...

Hi Tell,

She is gorgeous! We just luv her ears! And those sweet little eyes, Aaah.

We wish we lived on a farm with cows and piglets. What fun!

Luv,
Riley and Star.

Agatha and Archie said...

Archie can't stop laughing thinking of that cow on your boy's lap... And what a cutey( do you have any boxing gloves by the way in case you need them??) We kind of like Betty Boxer......Love A+A

Eric said...

Woohoo!! Well done Ruby Tuesday and your boy. And woohoo for your pretty Boxer girl.What a cutie.Is she staying furever Tell or moving on when she's better? Looks a keeper to me.

Wiry loves and kisses Eric xxx

Maggie and Mitch said...

What a cute Boxer girl, Tell! We bet she's fun to play with!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Dewey Dewster said...

Hey Tell....

It seems like yer rain moved over our way...it's been rainin' here like cats 'n dogs....tomorrow maybe it will clear up......we sure hope so anyway....

How nice of ya ta take in another rescue...we hope ya find a great name fer the newcomer.....we're sure that ya will....

Dewey Dewster here....