Saturday, August 2, 2008
Camera Critters #17
These critters are no longer with us. They were favorite pets
The first is Charley, shown here with my husband on the day he joined our family, in 1969. Next is Charley again, at least twelve years later, with me. He was such a sweet dog. A lab who was afraid of water! We called him Charley, Chicken of the Sea. His fear went all the way from ocean to bath. He was the most lovable dog imaginable - loved the whole world. I turned and looked up from my gardening one day to see him standing on hind legs, with his forefeet on the shoulders of the mailman, who was paralyzed with fear. But all Charley wanted was to kiss him.
The second is my daughter's dog, Harley. She was an amazing animal, very sensitive to the needs of her humans. She wouldn't let the children fight. And when I grew older and wasn't doing so well, she sensed that I wasn't well, and would stay quietly by me, and move with me if I got up.
I miss them both.
Please visit Misty, who hosts Camera Critters, and enjoy all the other critter pictures.