Piglet sidled up to Pooh from behind. "Pooh!" he whispered. "Yes, Piglet?" "Nothing," said Piglet, taking Pooh's paw. "I just wanted to be sure of you." ~ A.A. Milne"Hello. My name is Daisy, at least it is now. I can't tell my mom what my old name was and it no longer matters. I was loved once and then lost or thrown out and almost died in a gassing shelter in South Carolina. I was rescued with only 30 minutes to spare and sent to Richmond, Virginia where a nice lady gave me a bath and food and cut the barbed wire out of my hair and all the mats went away. I played there with other cocker dogs until one Saturday when the lady got me all dressed up and took me to something called an "adoption event" outside a Petsmart store. There I met my new mom. She sat down on the ground and let me get in her lap. I put my head on her shoulder and made sure she knew that I didn't want her to leave without me. She didn't."
"Now, I have a yard to play in, people around all the time, kitty cats to sniff and walk with, a soft bed to sleep in and I have a sister. A human sister to be sure. She is far away right now out in Nevada and all I have left are pictures on the wall and this 'My Twinn' doll that looks like her. I keep looking out the window but I don't ever see her coming. Mom says she will come Christmas, but I really don't know what that is."
"So, I will just have to stare with my "pleading" eyes and maybe Nyssa will look at my picture and tell me when she will come home to see me. This is my best "come hither" face."
"By the way, Mom entered me in the Halloween costume picture contest at Petsmart. I would appreciate any votes I can get. If you go here you can see my "watchdog" picture and vote."
"Since I love nice dogs and kitty cats, I am going to visit Friday's Ark this week. Mom said I don't have to ride in the car to get there; that makes me even more excited. OK, not as excited as I am when I see treats, but still... excited!"
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