Last week in “Days of Our Nine Lives,” ARF welcomed a litter of three puppies to the ARF family.
Little Girl: Wow, have I got lots of news, bigger than last week’s!
Mr. Jingle: What could be a bigger deal than three puppies?
Little Girl: Adoptions and a new canine ARF family member.
Alvin: Please let me tell! Please!
Mr. Jingle: Spill the beans, Alvin.
Alvin: My sister Holly and my brother Dasher found forever homes.
Indigo: That’s wonderful, and I have no doubt you will find yours very, very soon.
Little Girl: And there are more adoptions! Trenton and Zorro were adopted together, and the following day Augusta found her forever home. So that’s five adoptions in the last week.
Mr. Jingle: What a great week. I hope I find a home where I will be the only dog.
Little Girl: You will, I’m certain. And speaking of dogs, ARF’s new dog is Boots, a sweet little girl who is maybe 3 years old.
Indigo: Is she big? Little? Does she like cats?
Alvin: Turn around, Indigo. She’s right here.
Boots: Hello, everyone! And to answer your question, Indigo, I think cats are just fine. And I like dogs, too.
Alvin: Do you want to play with me?
Boots: You bet I do!
Indigo: What kind of dog are you?
Boots: There’s no question I’m a mixed breed, but I’ve been told I look as if I am part Corgi.
Little Girl: And you look small enough to fit on a human’s lap.
Boots: I’m only 18 pounds, so yeah, I do fit nicely on a human’s lap.
Little Girl: And I heard the ARF humans say you are very friendly and very loving.
Boots: That I am.
Be sure to keep up with the animal antics of “Days of Our Nine Lives” each week. And please stop in to say hello to the entire adoptable cast at the ARF House, 26890 Hwy. 243 on Saturdays 10-4 and Sundays 10-2, or by appointment M-F by calling 951-659-1122.
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