The idea of a pet brag blog is catching on. As previously stated society gives us plenty of opportunities to brag about our children and grandchildren – but what about “parents” of pets?
I am happy to report pet parents are answering that question with submissions about their favorite four-legged companions. Here is the latest installment.
Meet Brodie, a handsome white German Shepherd rescue from the Heart of the Catskill Humane Society in Delhi, New York. (www.heartofthecatskills.org) Although he passed away on January 7, 2014, his spirit, the happiness he brought and the memories he created are the reasons I am sharing his story as told to me by his “mother”, my best friend Joan.
Found roaming in a remote, wooded area in 2007, Brodie’s wounds and thin body were undeniable evidence of abuse. His age was uncertain – anywhere between 18 months to 3 years. He needed immediate medical care, lots of TLC, and thereafter, a loving home.
Luckily for this pooch, two fantastic people – his future “mother” and “father” adopted him and in a New York minute Brodie was on his way to living the high life. His playful personality, steadfast companionship and loyalty, and multitude of antics continue to this day to put smiles on the faces of those of us who knew and loved him.
Full stomach, a comfy rug and a fireplace… I can only hope heaven is as nice! What a life. This prophetic caption was written on 11.18.2009 by Brodie’s “Dad” who would pass away months later on 3.15.2010.