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Old 06-22-2005, 08:38 PM
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Default Murray is home!!

I can't believe how wonderful today has gone. We took Bear to meet Murray and they liked each other right away! They sniffed and began walking around together, neither dog was stressed or anything. We completed the adoption forms and put Murray and Bear in the car. All the way home, Murray kept resting his head on mine and my husbands shoulders. His eyes just shimmered with trust. Bear wasn't jealous or anything.

When we got home, we put them out in the yard together. They played a little, peed alot and Bear showed him around.

Then the big test, it was time to bring him in the house to meet - THE CATS. I thought for sure there'd be a squabble or two, a scratched nose, cats in an uproar, etc. Imagine our surprise when Murray walked in and totally ignored Jake and Frisky - and they ignored him! The cats just sat there, they weren't scared, mad, nothing. They never even hissed.

Now Murray is busy getting used to his surroundings, sniffing everything. He keeps coming up to us for some reassurance. He is a total sweetheart. He has to take it easy for the next 3 weeks because of being treated for heartworm and we have to fatten him up because he's too skinny. I can't believe the fool that had this precious dog and abused that privelage. I am so happy with Murray!
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Old 06-22-2005, 08:42 PM
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Murray has found himself a great home..i am so happy for everyone involved..kisses in his ears, and a hug around his neck for me please

Go Petie Go Go Who Go!

love comes in many directions with mary

Side by side on the sofa sat three annoyed dogs and one smug cat
and then in came a little white kitten,
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Old 06-22-2005, 08:58 PM
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Good to hear! Sounds like everything went beautifully!
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Old 06-22-2005, 10:17 PM
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I'm so happy for you Let us know how it goes and more about him as you find out.
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Old 06-22-2005, 10:32 PM
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Glad he is there safe!!!!
"A million times I needed you,
a million times I cried.
If love alone could have saved you
you never would have died.

In life I loved you dearly,
In death I love you still.
In my heart you hold a place
no one could ever fill."

RIP Chief.
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Old 06-22-2005, 10:43 PM
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How wonderful!!! Another happy storey !!! ain't life grand !!!
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Old 06-23-2005, 12:19 AM
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Woo hoo!!! Post more pics...LOL
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Old 06-23-2005, 04:18 AM
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So happy to hear everything has worked out perfectly for Murray!!!
Karen, Lucy (JRT) & Holly (Rat Terrier)

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Old 06-23-2005, 05:55 AM
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Well it sounds like you've found the missing puzzle piece and he's slotted right into place!! Congratulations!! I'm so pleased you found each other and he was obviously just waiting for someone like you and vice versa! Pics are mandatory i'm afraid!! WE NEED PICS!! Lol! Congrats again!
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Old 06-23-2005, 06:29 AM
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Thanks so much everyone! Smkie - Murray said thanks for the hug (he loves to be loved)

One small problem: Murray likes to lift his leg, a lot, and not always outside. They said he was housetrained and he does go out a lot. I'm assuming he is just marking his territory. Twice last night and once this morning, he peed - just a little, right in front of us.

Anything I should do besides a sharp NO and immediate put him outside?
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