Who Rescued Who?

Yesterday I received a phone call from the lady who adopted my first ever foster dog, Misty, who is on the right in the picture. She just rang me for a chat, an update and to see how I was, how lovely is that?

It’s been six years since I started fostering. I had enquired at different rescues but didn’t get a response so I posted on a more general rescue site. A lovely bubbly lady rang me back and I told her that I had almost given up. ‘Right’ she said ‘I’ll prove that I’m serious, I have a sweetheart here who needs a foster mum and I’ll transport her to you tomorrow’.

Tomorrow? Gulp………ok then, lets do it!

Just like she said Misty arrived the very next day. There was a small formality of a home check and some papers to sign but when that was done she handed over a beautiful Cocker Spaniel/ Jack Russell called Misty and I was a foster mum!

I was at a crossroads in my life and needed a purpose. I had given up a stressful job, my daughter had moved into her own home and I felt lost.

With Misty staying, I felt needed again, the rescue community were a friendly lot and the exercise did me the World of good. I had found that purpose I needed so much.

So, I always say that Misty rescued me!

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  1. What a wonderful woman to make sure to call and give you an update. You were Misty’s first mom and neither of them will ever forget it.

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    1. It’s lovely when they keep in touch, some come back when their owners go on holiday. Its a commitment from me for their lives if the owners welcome it. They are all like my children! x

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