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2009 Homeward Bound: Alley


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Foster-to-adopt with Kathleen Firth in Edmonton.

Kathleen has another Kerry girl, Indigo, that she brought with her from Ontario. Indigo came to her through her brother the veterinarian as a rehome. She writes:

It is going well. Her name is Allegretto - meaning quick and lively (I love Music). Alley and Indy. She and Indigo have sorted things out for the most part. She had difficulty going up stairs then down - I carried her. She did not know how to play. It is coming slowly - Toys what are they? She would rather carry a dusting cloth in her mouth. She had a tussle this am when she picked up Indigo's favourite toy - but it was soon over. They never want the toy that you get them both. She is eating morning and night. She doesn't seem to eat at one sit but rather on the run . Everything is put on the floor first.

She doesn't leave my side when she is on the leash so it makes walking her on a leash easier than I thought. Alley has figured out her crate is her safe place. I put her in there the first night while Indigo ate and she split the plastic on the cage - She wanted OUT! She goes readily now when I am upstairs in the bedroom. She is very sweet. What a lovely temperament..

I took some mats off her tummy so I put her in a coat to go outside. She was not a big fan of the snow. Now she eats it beside Indigo.

She does pee outside on a schedule but she doesn't like to bare her bottom outside.

Friday _ I wondered if I was crazy but it is better each day. She paces a bit but eventually lies down. - Loves to be petted.

The wounds on her neck are starting to fall off. I wonder if she got them in the kennel? They are pretty recent.


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