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Re: Yeah!!

So glad you found Myla's mom.
My 3 remaining cats could only be "lost" if someone took them, which is
unlikely as they won't go near anyone. I guess none is fast enough to
really get away if someone were determined to get them, but they hide in
a heartbeat from any site, sound, or smell of foreign beings. More
likely they'd be aware of a sinister person before they themselves were

neIN, Zone 5
> My feel-good story for the day : )
> I was finishing painting the pantry doors from the kitchen outside in 
> the garage today and had the door partway open to speed the drying 
> process.  And when i went to check on progress of coat #2, much to my 
> surprise there was a fluffy little white dog in my garage.  Scared the 
> *(&( out of me initially- wasn't really expecting anything to be moving 
> about in the garage.  But turned out to be very, very friendly and 
> clearly lost.  So, I corraled it in the side of my house (there is a 
> gate front and back, so was easy to contain her).  Then took pictures, 
> made signs, wandered around the neighborhood asking people.  Nobody knew 
> anything.  Well, I ended up taking the dog to my vet, they checked for a 
> microchip- none.  The vet kept the dog until the SPCA opens again (not 
> until Tuesday!).  But, a few minutes ago a very frantic and now quite 
> relieved woman called me - and it is her dog (Myla)!  It escaped today 
> while her husband was trying to paint the house and kids coming and 
> going.  So- yeah- for the first time ever one of the animals that shows 
> up on my door actually does have a home to go to!! Made my evening to 
> get that call, I felt so sad leaving it at the vet's earlier since she 
> was so very sweet.
> And, I'm going to take my other 2 cats in and get them microchipped in 
> the next couple weeks.  I don't ever want to have to be on the "lost 
> pet" end of things. 
> T.
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