Dear Tripawds fans and family
Its been a month or so since my last confession! I have been poorly for a while but back on top again. FINALLY!
So Leah and Brad have been with me for over 2 months now. Brad comes always the minute i call him, Leah still nervous and shy although i am the only one thats in her circle of trust! Although shes getting braver and will do anything for chicken or cheese.
Had a terrible week last week, due to a horrendous dog fight (NOT with my dogs). We were out walking and this dog came out of no where, and grabbed Tara Leos sister by the throat. She was lucky she has a full neck ruff of fur, and needed a couple of stitches or i fear she wouldnt have come off well at all. I am still yet to walk her again (stitches stopped walkies for a little while as its been so wet lately), I had 2 little dogs with me, April a Lhasa who belonged to my daughter, and Peggy a little pug cross. This horrible dog then went for April (who i never let off the lead until this day) and so i dropped her lead and let her run. 4 hours she was hidden away for, until someone shouted shes hiding under the chicken coop next door. Phew although scared and nervous she was unharmed. Peggy sadly was stuck in the dogs mouth, head and shoulders fully in shaking her. eventually after i proper kicked it in the face and bum, he dropped her. I snatched her and ran straight to the vets but sadly she couldnt be saved and died 36 hours later. 🙁 Heart broken doesnt really come close. Then i find out the same dog killed a yorkie the day before. Angry i was furious. I have a few dogs as most of you know, i am never stupid and only take out the amount i know i can control and protect.
So I get the call from the vet to say Peggy had passed away at 1.30 am. 3pm Leah got out, Legged all over to see the neighbours for chicken no doubt! 6 hours she was running free no matter how close i got she wasn’t interested and carried on running! Eventually turned herself in as a fugitive to the vets who rang me. She was over whelmed to see me, and was singing before i got through the doors. So i forgave her pretty fast and that was ok. I think seeing her reaction told me she really loves me even though she doesn’t always show it.
Brad wants to meet everyone and Loves the sound of my van. The minute the doors are opened to the back he gets super excited and cant wait for our next adventure where ever it maybe. Hes such a sweetie and a huge poser!
Leo is a little shit lol but we love him. To be honest i know he could be much worse, and does take direction. Although i have noticed that his rear leg or back muscles seem worse when its raining (great when we have had 6 days of nothing but rain) so i take him out on the lead in the garden and then shut him in again. Seems to work better as he doesn’t have so many “episodes”.
So Moving on now to a little bit of news well about the size of another dog actually! Melinda Joy knew i was tempted with Kasey, well I decided i needed her in my life so 2 days ago I collected her from the Airport! So Kasey is here now as well. Shes a front leg amputee and only recently been through the change, due to fractured pelvis that needed sorting before nerve damage to her front leg, but shes amazing and adapted so very well. Shes such a sweetie happy to give everyone kisses and cuddles. Her tail hasnt stopped wagging since i collected her and i think shes a really happy pooch! Still Early days after her long flight, and she has made friends with Tara and Leo, and tomorrow she can meet someone else and gradually join the gang. 🙂
So this Nana is a very happy Nana and i dont think I realised how much i needed Kasey rather than her needing me! The truth is I dont mind i love her to bits, although arguing over my bed at night I dont think I am winning yet lol
Photos to follow shortly! 🙂