Likes: Swimming in lake, Balls, hearding,visiting sick kids and seniors!
Pet-Peeves: not getting to go with mom in truck, has to stay home!
Favorite Toy: Her stuffed Baby,
Favorite Food: Anything Mom is eating!
Favorite Walk: Walking over to the lake to swim, and fetch the ball out of the water
Best Tricks: Climb up ladder of sliding board, and then sliding down! speaking!
Arrival Story: I got Cory as a 6 week old puppy, she was just beautiful . one big ball of fluffy red hair! She slept in my bed from day 1! She loved to be with me, it did not matter where I went. Cory always went out to the barn with me, she loved to see my horses. She started her herding when I had her just a couple of weeks. She started on the farm ducks, she was always pushing them around and she did not to a bad job at it either. I started taking her as a pup to the hospital to see the sick kids in the hospital, she always loved to go there. And she also went to see the seniors at the day care for them. Everyone who meant her feel in love with her! She became my best friend and we went every where together. I started doing agility with her she just loved it. She was the easyest dog I have ever done this with, she picked it up so fast. The only thing we had to really work on was the weave poles, she always just wanted to start right it on them, and sometimes she did not get my cue on what side to start on . I am a amputee but you would have a hard time telling if you meet me. I can run but some days I have a lot of problems with pain which makes it hard to run fast enough to keep up with Cory some days. So with the agility she quickly learned , and I could send her to the tire, or ramp, just by tell her where to go. She was just one amazing dog and FRIEND! When I found out she had kidney probems, and that I might lose her to it, it just it me so hard. I also had Shelby and Gizmo when she got sick. Shelby was 5, and Gizmo was 6 months old. Cory was a mom to both of them to when they were little, she really would have loved to have her own puppies to run after. She also was good friends with my cat Coco Mocha, it was really amazing how they all got along. It was a tight fit some nights in bed with three dogs and one cat with me, but I did not care. Shelby was really upset when Cory had to go up to the rainbow bridge. She really missed her it took her a good year to stop looking for her. Gizmo was young and she missed her but not like Shelby did. Its now been over two years since she went up to the bridge, and I still miss her so!!! She was just one great dog, and I loved her so. I still think I might see her swimming in the lake with Gizmo and Shelby, or see her running with them as I walk through the woods ! I know she is not there but I can feel her spirt with us, watching over me and my other furbabys!
Bio: My Beloved Cory went to the rainbow bridge, on November 3rd after a long fight wth kidney failure! When I took he to the vet, he said maybe she will live another week. Well she lasted for 3 months, she did not want to leave me! When it came to the point that I had to make the choice to let her go to the rainbow bridge, I took her to the vet and sat holding her in my arms. My vet started the IV, and I told her I love you, and we will meet again at the bridge. As the light left her beautiful eyes, my eyes filled up and over flowed ! I could not believe she was gone! I put her to rest in a speical place, where the trees are plenty, and the squri;;es run, because this was one of her faviort places to be! I will miss my Cory, and her there friends , Shelby, Gizmo, and Coco Mocha the cat will all miss her too! I know she is no longer in pain, and at the bridge wating for me to come one day, untill then I dont know how I am going to make it through lossing her! My best friend is gone from earth , but I have the best memorys of her and me together I can dream about each day!
Forums Motto: # 1 Wiggle Butt Dog 12/3/95 -11/2/05
T'was the night before Christmas, at Rainbow Bridge too.
We Bridge kids were thinking as always of you.
We'd seen how the holidays weren't bright this year,
Heard you whisper so often, "I wish you were here!"
We know how you wish you could just stay in bed
And sleep through the holiday lying ahead,
When all celebrate with their loved ones so near...
Unless they have loved ones on this side this year.
But we're no less alive here, on the other side.
If you could just see us, you would've laughed and not cried.
The dogs all in harness, pulling the sleigh.
The cats all in Santa hats pointing the way.
The pet birds all flying back over the rainbow,
Bound homeward in spite of Earth's darkness and snow.
All the pets that you've lost, pets for whom you've cried,
Flying home on this Christmas to be by your side.
If you feel warm fur brush you when no pet's around,
Hear a soft bark or purr, just a ghost of a sound,
We're trying to tell you we're visiting this way,
And our visits, even rainbows, can be on any day.
But for Christmas we have something special to do,
A sleigh full of happy dream visits for you.
On doggy, on kitty, on winged friend and ferret!
The love that you lavished, we mean now to share it!
We're fetching that love home, the way we once played,
With the closeness we shared and the memories we made.
Our Earth lives with you were too short for us, too,
And on this Christmas Eve we have so much to do.
So all through this night as you sleep in your beds,
Sweet visions of fur babies dance in your heads.
This one special night we can bring you Home for a while,
Your true home in Heaven, where again you will smile.
Over the rainbow you'll fly, for a short while this night,
Hours that you'll be happy, hours that will feel right,
Hours to cuddle and hug us, to run and to play,
Before the return to Earth in our magic way.
And when you awaken and face Christmas Day,
We pray you'll remember your trip on our sleigh,
But in case you forget, just remember our love.
Remember us watching you, your angels above.
Sending love wrapped in rainbows, shining and bright,
Love that will guide you through the darkest night,
Love found in each memory unwrapped through the year,
Replacing dark sorrows with Christmas cheer.
Leave the toys to St. Nick, we Bridge kids bring dreams,
Sweet visits to remind you all is not as it seems
When you look all around you with tired Earthly eyes.
If you saw as we do, there'd be joy and surprise.
There are fur angels waiting by those Christmas trees,
Always there for you and hearing your pleas.
We're never more than a thought away from your home,
You're never forgotten, you're never alone.
Nor are we alone here, with our Rainbow Bridge friends.
We know only joy here, the celebrating never ends,
And after our reunions with you Christmas Eve,
We Bridge kids will party like you'd never believe.
But we'll slip away often to be by your side.
Sitting there watching you, eyes open wide,
Praying you'll be able to catch a glimpse of us, too.
But whether or not you see us - Merry Christmas to you!
A CHRISTMAS STORY for animal lovers and those who may give an animal for Christamas :
Twas the night before Christmas, when all through the house
Not a creature was stirring, not even a mouse;
The stockings were hung by the chimney with care,
In hopes that St. Nicholas soon would be there;
When out on the lawn there arose such a clatter,
I sprang from the bed to see what was the matter.
Away to the window I flew like a flash,
Figuring the dog was free and into the trash.
The moon on the breast of the new-fallen snow
Gave the luster of midday to objects below,
When, what to my wondering eyes should appear,
But Santa Claus - his eyes full of tears.
He unchained the dog, once so lively and quick,
Last years Christmas present, now thin and sick.
More rapid than eagles he called the dog's name.
And the dog ran to him, despite all his pain;
"Now, Dasher! Now, Dancer! Now, Prancer and Vixen!
On, Comet! On Cupid! On, Donner and Blitzen!
To the top of the porch! To the top of the wall!
Let's find this dog a home where he'll be loved by all"
I knew in an instant there would be no gifts this year,
For Santa Claus had made one thing quite clear,
The gift of a dog is not just for the season,
We had gotten the pup for all the wrong reasons.
In our haste to think of giving the kids a gift
There was one important thing that we missed.
A dog should be family, and cared for the same!
You don't give a gift, then put it on a chain.
And I heard him exclaim as he rode out of sight,
"You weren't given a gift! You were given a life!"
Any haircut that involves bows or ribbons.
Now you know why we chew your stuff up when you're not home.
The sleight-of-hand, fake fetch-throw.
You fooled a dog! Whoooo hoooooooo!
What a proud moment for the top of the food chain.
Taking me to the vet for 'the big snip', then acting surprised when I freak out every time we go back!
Getting upset when I sniff the crotches of your guests.
Sorry, but I haven't quite mastered that handshake thing yet.
Hello ??? Haven't you noticed the fur?
How you act disgusted when I lick myself.
Look, we both know the truth. You're just jealous.
Now lay off me on some of these things.
We both know who's boss here!
You don't see me picking up your poop, do you?
EVERY DOG HAS HIS DAY.
A DOG ALWAYS OFFERS UNCONDITIONAL LOVE.
CATS HAVE TO THINK ABOUT IT!.........