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Old October 20th, 2004, 12:02 AM
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Dog rescued in Mexico

This July while travelling down through Baja in an RV we stopped at one campsite where there were a number of stray dogs running around. One dog in particular was pretty friendly & my wife fed him. That night he ran off with one of my brand new leather sandals. After an hour of cursing & swearing, I finally managed to find it in a field the following day.

We continued onto Cabo San Lucas & back & hit the same campground on the way back. This same dog recognized our rig & came running up as soon as he spotted us. He hung around for 3 days & my wife was feeding him. We checked with the owner to make sure he was a stray & decided to take him with us. best decision we ever made. He's a wonderful dog & the most affectionate one I've ever had & he doesn't bark. We had to teach him how to play with the things dogs normally play with like sticks & balls as he had no idea what to do with them. He won't chase birds or cats, but goes after field mice. I guess that is what he was living on. He was pretty confused when he saw the first one climb a tree. (It was a squirrel)

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Old October 20th, 2004, 12:22 AM
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What a wonderful story... that little fella certainly had someone looking out for him! And isn't it funny how they seem to know just who to go to to get help ....I think they can see our hearts on our sleeves sometimes! :love:
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Old October 20th, 2004, 12:34 AM
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Whats really interesting has been the interaction with our 35 ib maine coon Cat. He's terrified of it.
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Old October 20th, 2004, 01:30 AM
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He won't chase birds or cats, but goes after field mice. I guess that is what he was living on. He was pretty confused when he saw the first one climb a tree. (It was a squirrel)
LMAO..picturing the look on his face in my mind


What a beautiful thing you did. The doggy found his "Guardian Angel " in your wife.

I'd love to see more photos
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Old October 20th, 2004, 02:41 AM
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What a great story! He looks so thankful. I'm sure he'll let you know everyday
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Old October 20th, 2004, 02:48 AM
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What a sweet face. Did you have any problem taking him into the States? Please may we have a picture of your Maine Coone - 35lb - and I thought my 18 lb. tabby (at last weigh-in) was a whopper.
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Old October 20th, 2004, 06:29 AM
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What a pretty boy

KUDOS to you and your wife for extending your hearts and home to this sweet looking fellow!
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Old October 20th, 2004, 10:29 AM
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Well here is the 35 ilb cat: (dog in background)





And here is the dog after Al Quaida got to him:

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Old October 20th, 2004, 10:34 AM
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Oh - My - GAWD!!! No wonder your dog is afraid of him!! He's beautiful, but WOW!! How much does that monster eat?!?!
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Old October 20th, 2004, 01:29 PM
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We dont' feed him, He preys on the coyotes in the area.
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Old October 20th, 2004, 03:16 PM
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Omg you're able to lift him. What a lucky dog to have found you. :love:
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Old October 20th, 2004, 04:02 PM
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Is he part tiger?!?!.... jeeesus!!
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Old October 20th, 2004, 04:51 PM
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Very lucky dog and that cat is unbelievable how do you lift him?
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