Mother’s Day has come and gone and I feel like every year we try to figure out what our moms want or need. My mother-in-law had a scottish terrier who passed a couple of years ago. She recently retired and is home all day alone while her husband is at work. I noticed on Facebook that the Houston Humane Society posted a Cairn/Scottish Terrier mix and my brain wheel starting to turn, could she be a new friend for my mother-in-law? This pup is a cutie – reminded me of Toto from Wizard of Oz. I asked my mother-in-law if she would like the pup and she excitedly said yes.
We have never been to the pound before – I’ve adopted a cat from SPCA but at the mall. The pound is pretty depressing, all the pups are barking or scared in the corner. Broke my heart, I wanted to adopt them all but I had to stay focus and requested the pup by her ID number they posted on Facebook. Actually I almost adopted a white husky but my husband reminded me of our cats ^^;;;;;; ooops
We had some one on one time with the Toto look-alike. We had some snacks for her and she was super lovable. Jody grew up with dogs and knew how to play with her. This might sound weird but I have never really been around dogs before. Strange right? Every time I encounter a dog I just get scared and avoid them, but this lovely dog was a smiley lovebug! Filed for the paper work and adopted her. We took care of her for a whole week – within that week I really grew to appreciate how dogs are different from cats. She would look up at us with so much love in her eyes! If you follow my instagram, I posted some videos of the pup near Tomo my MaineCoon cat. My mother-in-law named the dog Gypsy. My husband dubbed her Gypsy Danger (American Jaeger from Pacific Rim) when she bolted out of the car when we went to visit Petco.
We took a road trip to New Orleans and united her with her new mama and home. My mother-in-law instantly fell in love. Gypsy was super attached to my husband so we stayed with her a few nights to get her used to her new home. We miss Gypsy but my cat, who is larger than the dog – was in such a grumpy mood. He is back to his lovely self now that he is king of the house again. Perhaps one day we will get our own dog, for now it is nice that we were able to save this cutie and take her to an awesome home! Plus we can visit her when we are in town!