Thursday, April 5, 2012

Cuteness overload

Some days I feel like the house is overflowing with fur-babies!  When the hubby and I moved in together, he brought with him 2 cats and 1 fish, and I had my own cat.  Unfortunately, my kitty passed away from cancer about a week after we got back from our honeymoon, and I was devastated.  This cat was my shadow and more affectionate than any other animal I had ever encountered.  About a month later, I stumbled across a picture of a dog online, and the next thing I know, the hubby and I are on our way to the animal shelter.  We walked around a bit, and this dog was in the last kennel we came across.  He was very shy and hung out in the back of the enclosure, and I have to admit I was a tad disappointed.  His grin won me over, but his personality did not seem to suit me.  I decided I still wanted to take him out to the pen, and as soon as he realized he was coming out, he came to life.  Now this was the dog that I wanted!  After I filled out the paperwork for him, I discovered that he had been at the shelter for 6 weeks and had already been scheduled to be put down due to overcrowding.  We couldn't take him home on adoption day because his previous owner failed to have him fixed, so I had to leave him for the weekend and get him the following Monday.  I was really excited when the hubby and I went back to the shelter that Monday afternoon to pick him up, and I think he was happy too.  All I could think of whenever I looked at his face was "Ludo, friend", so I decided to name him Ludo.  He has been with us for over 7 months now, but it feels like so much longer.  Ludo definitely has Rottweiler jaws, and destroys tennis balls in no time.

Those eyebrows are very manipulative!

This is a picture of Evil Kitty.  Luke rescued her from a shelter several years ago (before I met him), and her ear had already been chewed on by some other animal.  She is a moody character, but recently she has decided that she adores me.  She has started curling up on the couch next to me, and she likes to suckle on blankets while she is in kneading mode.  She was actually terrified of my cat and secluded herself to the front of the house.  The hubby and I have never been able to figure out why, but it is nice to see her be social again.

Keep an eye out for my next post so you can see my other fur-babies.  Until then, stay good.  Or, don't get caught!  ;)  

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  1. Aww, I love this! We have a...I don't know what we have. A Chihuahua, I know, but after that I don't know. LOL He's my honey's, but he's grown on me. :D

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    1. The geek in me had to know more about Ludo, so I swabbed his gums and had him genetically tested. He is a Rottweiler/Chow Chow/Pomeranian mix. He's a little wimpy for a Rottweiler, but he is one fierce Pomeranian! :D

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