Nicknames: Lot. Helper Girl. Sweet Cheeks. Bruiser. Wonkybonker. Dora the Explorer. Zippity Doo-Dah. The Merry Maid.
Gotcha Date: March 17th 2008
Birthday: March 17th 2008
Likes: Car rides! Her mommy. Her mommy's shoes. Her mommy's feet... Any feet. Polishing furniture.
Pet-Peeves: Being woke up. Being approached from behind.
Favorite Toy: My Duckie!!! I love my duckie! And my Wolfie - which is about a 36" wolf rug with a big head that I will carry around and attack. Also, my ducky, my other ducky, and my puff ball.
Favorite Food: Egg. Unsalted rice cakes. Green Beans. Anything but carrots and lettuce!
Favorite Walk: Toward the river. Along the "waves" of the river.
Best Tricks: I know "sit." And, I learned "paw" and "lay down" in the same week. I knew "sit pretty," and "up." And, I learned how to "leap" over a cane.
Arrival Story: I was adopted from a shelter by an older lady and then she couldn't care for me anymore. I was given surrendered to the Animal Care & Control Center of New York City. Then I went to the -- link removed -- and lived with a foster family and my photo put on Petfinder. I understand I was found pretty quickly on Petfinder by my new family. They applied to adopt me on February 12, 2008. The Rescue liked their application and took my Petfinder profile down, pending, but I couldn't go to my new home until, well, my family moved into it! They got a home visit on March 5 and were told everything looked good. I was officially adopted on St. Patty's Day, 2008...oh, did I mention my name before adoption was Patti?! (That's just one of many coincidences that brought us all together...)
Bio: My Petfinder description said, "Patti is a 5 year old shih tzu mix, she is blind in one eye but sees great with the other.* Patti is spayed, utd on her shots. A very sweet girl who needs a loving home."
*Two different vets say that I probably only see some limited shadows in my "good eye," but I impressed both when they saw me walk.
My New Name: "Lottie Dah" was selected by my family before I met them. I'm not really a la-de-da personality, but who's to say what a la-de-da personality should be...for me it means "happy girl with a furever home," and I love it.
Angel Pup: Thank you to Bailey and Chloe for my wings.
Important Dates: Since Lucie celebrated a Founder's Day and a Homecoming Day, so did I! My Founder's Day is 2/12/08 and my Homecoming Day is 3/17/08. Because Lucie's age on Dogster celebrates her years with her family (she doesn't know her age), that is how I am listed, too. BUT, really, I'm atleast 5 years older than my listing says!
It is with extreme sadness that I must type an entry to say that Lottie Dah has passed. She entered eternal sleep in the afternoon of August 16, 2011.
Her last 24 hours were her best 24 hours in months. They were filled with all the things that made her happiest. Car rides. A run along the beach. Her sock game. Her duckie. Long rests in my arms and naps on the couch.
She seemed to know her troubles were to be over soon, and hopefully now they are and she is finally at peace.
The very first people food Lottie got was a bit of bread. The night Lottie was adopted, Lottie didn't eat much supper, but was in the room with my Trista while she ate at the kitchen table. She let me have a piece of bread.
From this Lottie learned two very important things. 1 - If you hold out, you can get the good stuff. 2 - Lottie desires all doughy people foods.
Got french fries? Can Lottie have one?
What about some of that roll?
Can Lottie have some of the pizza crust?
Or pound cake?
What about a donut?
A butter cookie? It looks bready too...
Lottie doesn't get it all...but Lucie and Lottie smelled this fantastic food at the Farmer's Market two weeks ago. It was FUNNEL CAKE! We double teamed my Trista and we got some! We wanted more! But some is something.
Last week, my Trista was disappointed by what was at the Market, so she got another funnel cake. That's right, we go to a Farmer's Market and we come away with carnival food, BOL. Suits me and Lucie just fine...