Likes: Snuggling! Mia loves to be right by you at night and loves to sit on your lap during the day.
Pet-Peeves: My furbrother Chester when he steps on me! I'm small, but geesh, can't he see me!
Favorite Toy: Anything new, especially squeakie toys. I used to love my hedgie, but my reindeer is one of my favorites now. I also love puzzle toys like my hide-a-bee and my hide-a-squirrel.
Favorite Food: Chicken jerkey, freeze dried liver, homemade biscuits. My main diet consists of Wellness Core Ocean Variety mixed with a little plain yogurt in the morning and cottage cheese with veggies in the evening. I also get joint supplements for my knee.
Favorite Walk: To the park. I love when the kids say Hi to me
Best Tricks: Being cute :) I'm a great beggar, too! I also know sit, down, and pray. I usually come when called , and I'm OK at Stay
Arrival Story: Mia was an unclaimed stray from Animal Control. We put a hold on her sight unseen when we heard she was brought in. The staff gave us glowing reviews about her personality. It was agonizing waiting for the stray hold to expire, but when she was officially up for adoption we drove 500 miles each way to pick her up and bring her home. She is not only very sweet, but also very beautiful.
Bio: Mia was found wandering in the middle of winter. She was shaved down and had a clipper burn on her rear that was totally hairless. She was also underweight and full of tapeworms. I was so happy that she was never reclaimed. With time, love, and proper nutrition she has totally recovered. I feel as if she was sent to us. She brings us such joy. I hope everyone will consider a rescued dog or cat and please spay or neuter to reduce the number of unwanted animals each year.
Two weeks ago we said our final goodbye and my heart was shattered. From the moment you entered our lives, I knew you were special. I often think of the family who lost you and whether they ever thought of you. I can't imagine anyone not moving heaven and earth to bring you back home, but at the shelter you remained. I am so thankful it was us who were able to adopt and bring you home. Thank you for nine wonderful years of love and companionship. I hope Dogster will fix the site so I can once again decorate your page. It saddens me to see it so plain when it was once so beautiful. I searched for some poems today and these are two that I thought were beautiful. Missing my perfect angel and wishing you were still here with us.
The moment that you died my heart was torn in two.
One side filled with heartache the other died with you.
I often lie awake at night when the world is fast asleep,
and take a walk down memory lane, with tears upon my cheeks.
Remembering you is easy, I do it everyday,
but missing you is heartache that never goes away.
You came into my life one day
So beautiful and smart,
My dear and sweet companion,
I loved you from the start.
Although we knew the time would come
When we would have to part,
You'll never be forgotten,
You left paw prints on my heart.