The following was forwarded to me about a few animals needing loving, forever homes. Perhaps you or someone you know may be able to help.
So, here’s the Reader’s Digest condensed version of how Buttercup entered our lives.
She arrived at the back door March 8th and was sitting, waiting patiently for someone to let her in! After a search of my neighborhood, with no luck, I took her to our vet to obtain possible microchip information. She did, indeed have a chip with two separate owner names. Both individuals live in San Diego and denied ownership.
A few days later, I took Buttercup to a meeting of animal lovers and they all chipped in to have her spayed, vaccinated and to determine her general breed. Everyone loved her gentle nature and she calmly made her way through the crowd with no stress or intimidation and very happy to be around people. The veterinarian determined that Buttercup is a Heinz 57. She has a black mottled tongue such as a Mastiff or Shar Pei would have, and possibly some Rhodesian Ridgeback and who knows what else. Typical of a Shar Pei, she has allergies, so the vet recommended that I remove all corn and beef from her diet. When first taken to the vet, Buttercup’s weight was 68.9 lbs., then up to 75 lbs. and since her spay, I’ve been slowly getting her up to the recommended weight of 80-85 lbs. She’s somewhere between 1 1/2 to 2 years old. So she’s a big, gorgeous teddy bear!
There is a large community of caring people who are trying to find a home for Buttercup, but we obviously need more contacts. I’m hoping you are the silver lining on Buttercup’s cloud.
Now about Sheba... She arrived a the WAHS shelter on April 8th, 2010 and was due to be put down on Friday, September 3rd. By a joint effort we did find a home in the State of Washington... unfortunately for Sheba, that fell through. So she came home to stay with me until I could find that special individual who understands the Heeler breed. It doesn’t seem to be happening here in Lake Havasu City. She needs room to run and herd because that is what Heelers do best! Her bloodline appears to be Dingo, Collie and Heeler. She has all the markings of all three. She prefers women. She’s also an exceptionally wonderful guard dog. She is housebroken, spayed, vaccinated, about 4 yrs. old and weighs approx. 50 lbs. Sheba is excellent with The Cat – they sleep together - it would be nice if they could be a package deal. She is very particular about other animals and made several good friends inside the shelter and even more since she’s been residing with me.
And then there’s The Cat. He is black with golden eyes and a little bit of white right under his chin. He’s about 2 yrs. old, neutered, indoor/outdoor cat and also a rescue from the humane society. Here’s a picture of The Cat.
Questions? Call me at: 928-505-5943 Marie PrietoThank you soooo much!