Friday, July 10, 2009

LONG wonderful day!

Crazy, but so worth it!
 M and I were up most of the night anticipating our 3:30 a.m. alarm to go off, so that we could go adopt a rescued pup from Georgia, who was slated to be gassed.
 It was a SPCA event, and you can see about it here. You can see M and I at the end of the video briefly. We were interviewed but we did not make the cut. I am wearing a pinkish ball cap, and M is the short thing jumping.
 We staked it out the night before, had a plan. We had a lab mix pup in mind, we knew we had to be there HOURS before, in order to be in the front. The event started at 10 a.m, and yep, we were there at 4 a.m. 
But we were not alone. 
There were 6 folks ahead of us. One couple came at midnight!
 But for them it was worth it, they got the pup she had wanted.
 So, this was the tent that housed the pups and kittens when we arrived.
 These are the people who were as crazy as we were to be up and at 'em in the wee hours.
News crews setting up.
The line at 8 a.m.
Then at 9.
Minutes away from picking her pup! 
Only 7 hours after our arrival. It was good though. When we left the people who were just getting there had a 7 hour wait. In THE SUN! 
We sat and chatted with the others peacefully with no crowds. 
The tent opened up for us, we got first choice, and headed home.
 Gotta love a plan.
The inside as we entered.
There were so many to choose from. 
It was very hard.
Our Girl, Zoe!
This is Zoe's Mom, a Catahoula leopard dog/hound mix.
 The father is a Rottwieler mix.
 Not exactly a lab mix, but we fell for her.
Getting a clean up bath at A's work.
Chilling on the chair with her human.
 Hard to believe she was scheduled to die in two weeks.
Showing her our frogs.
 Yep, she's gonna fit in just fine.


Kim said...

Aww, Zoe looks so sweet...and a lucky puppy to have such a great bunch of humans to call her family! :) Congratulations!

Amber said...

Oh i love zoe, she is too cute. Congrats on your news arrival. How

Three Mommies said...

No lab mix?! No matter :) Zoe looks like she'll be loads of fun!

Lynch Family said...

Congratulations! Many blessings on both sides of that adoption!

MamaTea said...

Zoe is adorable, no matter what she is. Looks like she will fit in just fine! I love love love rescues!!