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"I Rescued A Human Today"
carmenmbonilla says: 9 Months Ago"I Rescued A Human Today"
Her eyes met mine as she walked down the corridor
peering apprehensively into the kennels.
I felt her need instantly and knew I had to help her.
I wagged my tail, not too exuberantly, so she wouldn't be afraid.
As she stopped at my kennel I blocked her view from a little accident
I had in the back of my cage.
I didn't want her to know that I hadn't been walked today.
Sometimes the shelter keepers get too busy
and I didn't want her to think poorly of them.
As she read my kennel card,
I hoped that she wouldn't feel sad about my past.
I only have the future to look forward to
and want to make a difference in someone's life.
She got down on her knees and made little kissy sounds at me.
I shoved my shoulder and side of my head
up against the bars to comfort her.
Gentle fingertips caressed my neck;
she was desperate for companionship.
A tear fell down her cheek and I raised my paw
to assure her that all would be well.
Soon my kennel door opened and her smile was so bright
that I instantly jumped into her arms.
I would promise to keep her safe.
I would promise to always be by her side.
I would promise to do everything I could
to see that radiant smile and sparkle in her eyes.
I was so fortunate that she came down my corridor.
So many more are out there who haven't walked the corridors.
So many more to be saved.
At least I could save one.
I rescued a human today.
Author: Janine Allen
Ranger33 says: 8 Months AgoDogs are another shape of angels,
they are put here to share, with us. All they want is our LOVE and to LOVE us in return. Just look into those absolutely all-knowing, completely trusting and eager to please, mirrors to the soul, EYES! I find, the older I get, the less effort I put into being a friend of a person that does NOT love dogs. There is just that "something" about them, that I cannot connect with.
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