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sinkingfeeling

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Member since: 2003 before July 6th
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I reside in Fayetteville, Arkansas. I am female, single, and one year from full retirement. I'm already retired from a 30-year career with IBM. Love my Victorian house built in 1858 and my dogs and cats.

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A roaming dog just killed my cat, Dubya. Dubs was asleep on my back porch.

He never had a chance. The dog just bit him through the throat and killed him instantly.

Dubya showed up at my house over 10 years ago as a starving homeless beggar. He was eating styrofoam meat trays I had put into a dog food bag on my back porch. I called Animal Services who came and chased him around with a net. Finally, I told them to go and I'd take care of him. He stayed and became my own 'grumpy cat'. I rarely was able to touch him. His home became an extra large dog kennel sitting on my porch. I spent $6000 to enclose it and put out a heat lamp during winter to keep him warm. He ate 3 meals a day and never went 50 feet from that porch. I could hardly get him to take to the vet and probably only got to pet him a couple of dozen times over the years. But I loved him and will miss him.

What a shame somebody let their dog run free.
Posted by sinkingfeeling | Wed Jul 8, 2015, 02:18 PM (18 replies)
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