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Friday, April 12, 2013
The house guest Time and events often interfere Tybal has a home and a loving with my ability to relate tales as family is waiting for him in Masthey unfold. I intended to write sachusetts but he cannot travel Spikes’ final tale but time caught up till his eye clears up. Last month with me, be patient all you lovers of Elaine and I became his new foster my little friend, all turned out well. parents and we fell instantly in On June 6 a litter of kittens were love. Tybal is a squirming, loving, born in a foster home. All had up- purring ball of energy that just can’t per respiratory get enough attenHumane Society problems and tion. Tybal’s eye Special Cases succumbed one worsened and unby one, but one fortunately it had Leonard Rizzo little male hung to be removed on. With care he grew stronger and which wasn’t a problem at all for overcame the problems that took his adopters. his siblings. Tybal has already missed two He was named Tybal and except transports, one for the eye removal for reading the foster charts at and a second because he found a Foothills Humane Society, I knew way to work past his collar and nothing of him. Tybal began hav- open his stitches. If people didn’t ing trouble with his left eye and know better they’d think we are Dana Meyer called and asked if my cheating so we could hold on to fund would handle his care. I trust him a little longer. Actually we are Dana implicitly and if she asks, I in daily contact with Amy Padilla am there. There is a reason why and her family and they are very she’s on the board of my tax-free grateful we are caring for Tybal Major Case Fund. until he gets home. Amy said, “I
grew up with a one-eyed cat, the fact that he lost his eye makes me love him even more.” As of this writing Tybal is healed and his collar has been removed. Next week we’ll happily but reluctantly send him off to his new home. It’s a funny thing I’ve learned about my kids, it seems that those that fight the hardest for life, seem
to live it with the most gusto. In closing I’d like to thank you all for the wonderful feedback I received for last week’s tale (One of our own). It warms my heart to know that there are so many others out there who feel as I do about these magnificent service dogs. God bless and, as always, thanks for listening.