A Day In The Life of Conner

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Please Stay in Touch....

January 18th 2014 4:32 pm
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Hello friends,

We are sad to say goodbye and have cherished eight years of friendship with you all. We would love if you stayed in touch....

Facebook: WOLFIE PERRY

OR email: wolfkatt13@yahoo.com

Love to all!

 

Belated THANK YOU!

October 8th 2012 11:26 am
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Hello everyone!

I can’t believe that it’s been over two months since I won the angel category in the Adopt 2012 contest. I’ll never forgot the feeling I felt when I found out that I was one of the winners!! It was an amazing and unforgettable feeling!! When I entered the contest, it was not with the intention of winning (my family and I have never won anything). My sole intention was to share my story hoping that any humans who read it will think twice before they turn away from a lone kitty or doggy on the side of the road and think that it possibly already has a home. That’s what daddy thought when he first saw me, but the truth was that I had just been dumped there a day or so earlier and when he saw me almost two weeks later, I was skin and bones. Thankfully, he saved me and I shared nine wonderful years with him and mommy.

I know this THANK YOU message comes kind of late, but things have been so hectic and crazy, I am just now having a free moment to paw out this message. Daddy found and rescued a 4 month old puppy that someone dumped in the woods three months ago. From what I see and hear from the bridge, he is quite the handful!! They named him Gunner and he is similar in color to me but I heard mommy tell daddy that that puppy will NEVER be the dog I was. BOL!.... I think I will take that as a compliment!!

I wish that EVERY doggy who entered the Adopt 2012 contest could have been named as “winner” but I hope you all know that if you found your forever home, you are a WINNER whether you were named as one in this contest or not.

My THANK YOUs are not in any particular order but the heartfelt feelings behind each is very genuine. I’m also sorry that I do not know how to hyperlink names.

My first THANK YOU goes to all of the judges who had the painstaking job of reading (and re-reading) each and every entry and having to choose the winner(s). I can only imagine how hard and emotional it must have been to narrow down the choices.

THANK YOU to Redford, Bailey, Cotton Plush, Dorothy, Rocky, MJF and Anya for the congratulatory messages.

THANK YOU to countless friends for all the congratulatory pmails.

THANK YOU to MJF and Redford for the pawsome personalized pictures commemorating my special recognition.

THANK YOU to Dogster, Murphy, River, Rigby, Trixie Bean, Flecken /The Weiner Dog Gang and Rudy Patudy (in honor of his angel sibling Patch) for the zealie gifts. They were very appreciated and I will make sure to put them to good use.

THANK YOU to Flicka, Louis and Cleo for the Donation to Best Friends Animal Society. THANK YOU to Snoop Dog Beagleys Group, Rocky, Gibbon and Mia for the donations to the charity of my choice (which by the way also went to Best Friends Animal Society).

THANK YOU to Alice for the Petco gift card and to Dogster for the PetSmart gift certificate and poop bag dispenser. I haven’t decided what to use them on yet but I promise they will be put to good use.

THANK YOU to Ama Bahama for the “Opt to Adopt” lanyard….. Mommy wears it around her neck to carry her cat sitting client keys on and it makes her feel close to me when she wears it.

THANK YOU to Dogster, Georgie, Jackson, Bailey and Shiloh for the Forever Stars.

I would also like to take this time to say THANK YOU to other friends who recognized some other special dates in August…..YES!!….AUGUST 2012 was an extremely exciting month for me! Not only did I win the angel category in the Adopt 2012 contest, but the 19th was my birthday PLUS in the same month I was also chosen as Dogsters Dog of the Day AND Dogsters Diary of the Day!! So for those special occasions, I would like to also say THANK YOU to: Redford and Family, Chiquito, Howard, Dorothy and Family, Trudy and Family, Sarge and Family, Sassy Girl and Dallas, Walker and Family, Tony and Family, MJF and Family, Rocky and Autumn, Cosmo, Onyx, Checkers and Family, Nala Sue and Family, Lexi and Family, Sammy Jo and Family, Scarlett and Family, Charlie and Family, Tinkerbelle and Family, Georgie Girl and Family.

Thank you to each and every one of you for sharing in my (and my mommy’s) joy and helping me celebrate some very special occasions.

With love and puppy kisses from the bridge…..
Conner

PS…..I hope I haven’t left anyone out, please let me know if I did so I can add your name.

 

3's

August 31st 2012 2:12 pm
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They say good things come in three's! I know now that must be true. Over the last nine days, I have won the angel category Adopt 2012, Dog of the Day and today.....Diary of the Day. I'm sure my reign of honors is coming to an end with today's latest but it sure has been a pawsitively fun and most memorable month!! Thank you to Dogster and everyone who played a part in choosing me for these special honors and Thank you all for the heartfelt messages, gifties/rosies and p-mails. Not only have I enjoyed reading them, but they have filled mommy's heart with happiness and love also. I am so honored to call each and every one of you 'friend'.

Love,
Conner

 

Lucky Week

August 29th 2012 6:53 pm
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This must be my lucky week!!! I won the "angel category" in the Adopt 2012 contest a week ago tonight and today when mommy opened my page she saw my picture right there at the top and it said "Dog of the Day!" Wow!! What a fun whirlwind week I've been having!! A big "Thank you" to everyone for helping me celebrate this amazing week. I have truly been honored to be a part of it. This kind of stuff doesn't happen everyday, ya know. Mommy has been having some bad luck lately so winning the Adopt 2012 contest AND Dog of the Day, along with each and every friends gifts, personalized pictures and messages has been a source of light in my mommy's heart.

I will send personal "THANK YOU's" to everyone very soon. Your thoughts, actions and kind words have touched me and mommy like you would not believe.

In Love & Friendship....
Conner

 

What a surprise!!!

August 23rd 2012 6:33 pm
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Last night I was kinda just hanging out at the bridge with my friends when I happened to look down and noticed that mommy was looking at her computer and crying really hard and trying to catch her breath. I thought something bad must have happened so I flew down as fast as I could to see what was the matter. When I stood beside her, I looked at the computer and guess what?? It wasn't bad, it was something GOOD! :)

A few months ago I entered the 2012 Adoption Contest on Dogster and mommy was checking emails last night and noticed that I had received some congratulatory gifties and emails. She had forgotten about the contest so when she went to read the messages and rosies, she discovered that I had won the angel category! My birthday was just three days earlier and she had been thinking about me and missing me and then when she discovered that I had won she became so overwhelmed with emotion.

I want to say THANK YOU to call of the judges. I'm very honored to represent all of the adopted "angels". Never in my mind did I think I would win. I entered the contest in hopes that all humans who read it will think twice before they look the other way when they come across a dog or kitty who sits alone on the side of a road. As my mommy always used to say......

Don't shop-----ADOPT!

Love,
Conner

 

Adopt 2012 Contest

June 20th 2012 7:00 pm
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Adoption. What a wonderful thing to so many without a loving home or family. This is MY story:

One summer day in 2001, as I was sitting on the side of a road all alone, a cop car pulled off the road and called me to the window. I jumped up and put my front paws on the door and the nice cop patted my head and he offered me half of his lunch, which I hungrily gobbled up. The nice cop patted my head and said he had to get back to work. He drove away. I guess he thought that I belonged to someone since I was wearing a collar.

About a week and a half went by and the same cop drove by AGAIN! He saw me sitting all alone in the same spot he'd seen me before. Once again, he pulled off the road and I went and greeted him and again, he fed me half of his lunch. YUM!!!! He noticed that I had lost a lot of weight since he had last seen me. Then he saw a lady across the street at a nearby house and he walked over to ask her if I belonged to anyone in the area. The lady told him that two weeks earlier she has observed someone throw me out of a car and speed away and that I had been there ever since.

The cop thanked the lady for the information and then he got back into his patrol car and he pulled out his cellphone and made a phone call. I was standing by the car door wagging my tail because I just felt it in my bones that something 'good' was about to happen!!!

I sat quietly and listened. I heard the cop say to whoever was on the other end of the phone: "Do you remember that dog I told you about last week? Well, he's still here and he's all skin and bones and starving to death! A lady told me that someone threw him out of a car two weeks ago." There was a pause and then the cop said, "Really! Oh baby! Thank you, I love you!!" The cop got out of his car and opened the back door and he didn't have to tell me twice to get inside!! I don't know who was happier....me OR him?

I was taken to his home, which also turned out to be MY new home!!! Once there, I was taken to the backyard where I was introduced to my new little sister Kaci, who at the time was an 8 month old Jack Russell terrier. She and I hit it off immediately and became inseparable! I was given fresh food and water. A short time lady a nice lady, who I learned is the one the cop called, arrived home. She came in the backyard and in the most gentle voice, she said, "awwwww.....poor thing." It was obvious that she was shocked to see that I was worse off than she expected when she saw that I REALLY was just skin and bones. She bent down and patted me and again in the most gentle voice she said, "you poor thing, don't worry, no one will ever hurt you again, we're your new mommy and daddy and we'll love you furrever." I licked her face and she started crying. She told daddy to go get some doggy shampoo and towel from inside the house and together they gave me a much needed bath. Mommy put a leash on me and took me inside to introduce me to some other family members I had not met yet.....THREE CATS....Cole, Kayleigh & Kassidy (They are all angels like me now). Mommy was so impressed that I was very calm around them and did not attempt to chase them or anything. Then I heard her tell daddy that the next day I would have to go to a "vet" for "neutering" and "shots" (gulp!).

The very next morning, they loaded me into the SUV and with daddy driving and mommy sitting in the back with me, we went to the 'vet'. It was determined that I had heartworms and would need expensive treatment. Daddy and mommy told the vet to do whatever it took to make me healthy again and they mentioned 'neutering' again (gulp!). I had to stay overnight because of the neutering and the following week, my heartworm treatments began. I was very sick in the beginning, but after a few months, the worms were gone and I slowly started gaining weight. At that time I weighed only 38 pounds but soon I got up to 80 pounds!

Mommy and daddy think that I was most likely kept chained outside, because attached to my too tight, ratty collar I was found wearing, there was a broken piece of rope tied to it. Also, I was deathly afraid of thunder and I hated rain. Mommy also thinks I was kicked a time or two (maybe more often) because it took almost two years before she could rub her feet on my back, without causing me to flinch in fear, when I laid near her on the floor. Although I looked cautiously at her feet as she rubbed them gentle on me, I trusted that she would not hurt me and after a while I no longer flinched when human feet came in contact with my body.

Throughout the 9 years I was with mommy & daddy, they would look into my eyes on a regular basis and tell me how much they loved me and how happy they were that I came into their lives. So often mommy would tell daddy she would like to thank the whoever threw me out of a car because I had brought them more love and happiness than they can measure.

It's true what they say...... One man's trash IS another man's treasure!

I know that I was one of the lucky ones and I wish that every homeless animal could be as lucky as I was and find a furrever home.

That's MY story. It started out a little sad but like a fairy tail....I lived happily ever after!

 

Adopt 08 Contest

May 6th 2008 3:53 pm
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Adoption. What a wonderful thing to so many without a loving home or family. This is MY story:

One summer day in 2001, as I was sitting on the side of a road all alone, a cop car pulled off the road and called me to the window. I jumped up and put my front paws on the door and the nice cop patted my head and he offered me half of his lunch, which I hungrily gobbled up. The nice cop patted my head and said he had to get back to work. He drove away. I guess he thought that I belonged to someone since I was wearing a collar.

About a week and a half went by and the same cop drove by AGAIN! He saw me sitting all alone in the same spot he'd seen me before. Once again, he pulled off the road and I went and greeted him and again, he fed me half of his lunch. YUM!!!! Then he saw a lady across the street at a nearby house and he walked over to ask her if I belonged to anyone in the area. The lady told him that two weeks earlier she has observed someone throw me out of a car and speed away and that I had been there ever since.

The cop thanked the lady for the information and then he got back into his patrol car and he pulled out his cellphone and made a phone call. I was standing by the car door wagging my tail because I just felt it in my bones that something 'good' was about to happen!!!

I sat quietly and listened. I heard the cop say to whoever was on the other end of the phone: "Do you remember that dog I told you about last week? Well, he's still here and he's all skin and bones and starving to death! A lady told me that someone threw him out of a car two weeks ago." There was a pause and then the cop said, "Really! Oh baby! Thank you, I love you!!" The cop got out of his car and opened the back door and he didn't have to tell me twice to get inside!! I don't know who was happier....me OR him?

I was taken to his home, which also turned out to be MY new home!!! Once there, I was taken to the backyard where I was introduced to my new little sister Kaci, who at the time was an 8 month old Jack Russell terrier. She and I hit it off immediately and became inseparable! I was given fresh food and water. A short time lady a nice lady, who I learned is the one the cop called, arrived home. She came in the backyard and in the most gentle voice, she said, "awwwww.....poor thing." It was obvious that she was shocked to see that I was worse off than she expected when she saw that I REALLY was just skin and bones. She bent down and patted me and again in the most gentle voice she said, "you poor thing, don't worry, no one will ever hurt you again, we're your new mommy and daddy and we'll love you furrever." I licked her face and she started crying. She told daddy to go get some doggy shampoo and towel from inside the house and together they gave me a much needed bath. Mommy put a leash on me and took me inside to introduce me to some other family members I had not met yet.....THREE CATS....Cole, Kayleigh & Kassidy. Mommy was so impressed that I was very calm around them and did not attempt to chase them or anything. Then I heard her tell daddy that the next day I would have to go to a "vet" for "neutering" and "shots" (gulp!).

The very next morning, they loaded me into the SUV and with daddy driving and mommy sitting in the back with me, we went to the 'vet'. It was determined that I had heartworms and would need expensive treatment. Daddy and mommy told the vet to do whatever it took to make me healthy again and they mentioned 'neutering' again (gulp!). I had to stay overnight because of the neutering and the following week, my heartworm treatments began. I was very sick in the beginning, but after a few months, the worms were gone and I slowly started gaining weight. At that time I weighed only 38 pounds and today I am an 80 pound lap dog!!

Mommy and daddy think that I was most likely kept chained outside, because attached to my too tight, ratty collar I was found wearing, there was a broken piece of rope tied to it. Also, I am deathly afraid of thunder and I hate rain. Mommy also thinks I was kicked a time or two (maybe more often) because it has only been over the last two years that she can rub her feet on my back, without causing me to flinch in fear, when I lay near her on the floor. Although I look cautiously at her feet as she rubs them gentle on me, I trust that she will not hurt me and I no longer jump up when human feet come in contact with my body.

I was found 7 years ago and to this day both mommy & daddy look into my eyes on a regular basis and tells me how much they love me and how happy they are that I came into their lives. So often mommy tells daddy she would like to thank the %$#^&& that threw me out of a car because I've brought them more love and happiness than they can measure.

It's true what they say...... One man's trash IS another man's treasure!

I know that I was one of the lucky ones and I wish that every homeless animal could be as lucky as I was and find a furrever home.

That's MY story. It started out a little sad but like a fairy tail....I am now living happily ever after!

 

Jacking Jack of the Month

August 5th 2007 7:34 am
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What a surprise I had this morning when I checked my pawmail!! I was chosen as the August 2007 Jacking Jack Member of the month!! This is great since August is also my birthday and I have to admit this may be the best birthday gift I receive yet!!

Thank you
Russell and all Jacking Jacks

Love,
Conner

 

Almost Poisoned

July 2nd 2007 6:20 pm
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Mommy and daddy noticed that we had a mouse or mice in the house. Mommy said, "How can we have a mouse in the house with THREE cats and a Jack Russell?" First mommy bought a humane mouse trap, but the mouse would not go into it. Then mommy was cleaning house and when she removed the couch cushions to vacuum, she noticed that it was full of mouse poop and they chewed a hole in one of the cushions. Mommy then said, "Kaci Lynn & Conner! You are slacking off!! You are letting a mouse live right under your nose!"

The next day mommy and daddy went to the feed store and bought some mouse bait. She made sure to hide it real good in small spaces that me, Kaci or the cats cannot reach.

Two days ago, mommy went to work and when she came home, she walked through the living room and saw a 'thing' in the middle of my bed. At first she thought that maybe my cat brother Cole had pooped on my bed because he got mad about something (he's been known to do that as revenge). So mommy turned the ceiling fan light on and it was a dead......MOUSE! The mouse was laying in the middle of a big wet spot and there was some clear throw up beside the bed too.

Mommy became panicked and ran to the computer to look up the active ingredient in the mouse poyzin, and found that the internet was down. She ran to the phone to call the vet and the phone was dead.

Turns out that our cable company (Time Warner) had recently changed to Comcast and they messed something up and the entire Houston area was without internet and digital phone service on this day. But.....thank goodness for cell phones! Mommy looked up the feed store phone number in a big book with yellow pages. She called them and asked them to read her the active ingredient in the mouse poison she had bought from them. They said it Broma-something-or-other. Then mommy called the vet who told her to call poison control. Mommy had a fridge magent with the number to animal poison control on it, but remembered hearing that it is a $40 charge if you call them. Right below their number on the magnet was a hand written phone number with the word "free" beside it. Mommy must have found that number on the internet a long time ago and wrote it down. So she called the free number and it was a recording saying if this is an emergency call your vet (funny she just called the vet and they said to call poison control) or if you are calling during business hours please call.... mommy wrote down the phone number they gave and dialed it immediately.

A man answered the phone and said, "Kansas State University." Mommy hesitated and then said, "I was trying to reach animal poison control". he asked, "What is the nature of your call?" Mommy briefly explained about the mouse poison and coming home from work and finding a dead mouse and not knowing if either me or Kaci had chewed it and become poisoned ourselves." He told mommy to hold and he would transfer her to "toxicology". Then a man named Dr. Oehme came on the phone and mommy explained the situation to him too and told him what the active ingredient was. He told mommy that ingredient is an anti-coagulant which prevents blood clotting and that a dog would have to totally consume 5 dead poyzind mice to become poisoned himself. Mommy was crying now and she said, "So my dog won't die?" he said "NO". Mommy said, "but he threw up clear stuff." He said, "Your dog threw up because they are not used to eating dead animals (he obviously does not know US!)."

He instructed mommy to watch me and Kaci for an hour and if neither of us threw up anymore, she was to give me 2 cups of milk (cause I'm BIG) and give Kaci 1 cup of milk to coat our stomachs. Then he said an hour after that she should feed us.

Neither of us threw up anymore and then mommy gave us each a bowl of soymilk.....it was YUMMY!!!! I never had milk before but we really liked it a lot.

The good doctor was right.....me and Kaci are still alive and kicking!!

 

Dog Park

June 5th 2007 2:33 pm
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Today mommy and daddy took me and Kaci to the new Kingwood Dog Park!! We were required to have a bordetella vaccine before we could play in the dog park and that was rather traumatizing to have that liquid squirted in my nose. It took THREE people to hold me down for that.

Me and Kaci ran all over the dog park for about an hour. We made friends with an Australian Cattle Dog named Bungles. He was named after a mountain range in Australia.

Mommy and daddy said we can go to the dog park often now that there is one so close to us!! aaaaaaarrrrrroooooooo!!!

 
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