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Re: Food for Thought... Have you seen it?

There is a program here in Texas, where volunteers go to visit nursing  
homes, etc. with animals.  My mom used to do it with our cock-a-poo.   He would 
perform tricks, and loved to get the attention from everyone.  Mom  said they 
would just light up,  the staff commented that many never said  much at all, 
except when people came with their animals, then they would come  alive and tell 
stories of the pets they had, how much they missed them,  etc.   She no longer 
goes since Peewee died a few years  back.....  her cat definitely wasn't the 
type to go visit anyone, she  didn't even like it when visitors came to the 
By the way, Gidget (mom's cat) died the day mom came home from eye surgery  
(last week).......mom was so upset, the salt in her tears caused a lot of  
problems with the eye, but thankfully that all is healing well now......except  
her broken heart.  
zone 9
Texas Gulf Coast
In a message dated 1/11/2009 7:57:01 PM Central Standard Time,  
gossiper@sbcglobal.net writes:

There is a former patient that comes every Sat night with donuts  for
everyone.  From what I understand, he has been doing that over a  year now. 
For many, that is their only visitor.  How  sad.


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