Monday, May 3, 2010

Monday With Multiple M's

This was akhtually the SEKHOND pikh of my day but the furst one was more appropriate fur this Wednesday *wink wink*
I really wanted Mom to snap this pikh - even when she khame to find it, I didn't eat until she returned with the flashie beast
See my smile now?
Random pikh of me in my Xterra
Your Monday Merdie/Merty Moment
I asked Mom to do Sunday's transport fur Charlie
and fur Digby and his furamily

Please visit Charlie's blog and see the furry nice post of gratitude his mom pawed to all of us
and as we paw this together, we don't know Digby's khondition - but that isn't important - what is important is drop by and paw some support

Now time fur me to turn this ovFUR to Mom so she khan tell woo about her pawesome passengers
Thanks Khyra!

For those of you that didn't check out Clay and Rosanne's Petfinder link on Sunday, here is the information we got on the transport run sheet about our three passengers (I did include the link again for anyone wanting to see why he's called Clay)

Rosanne & Clay (Siberian huskies) are a bonded pair that are being adopted together—Hooray!!! They were found last summer chained to a fence with no shelter, no food, no water... A rescuer tried to convince the family to surrender them, but the family was very difficult. So, the rescuer bought a dog house and took to it them, and they sold it. The rescuer called animal control. It took six months, but this amazing rescuer saved Clay & Rosanne. They were chained so they could not reach each other but once they reached the rescue, they have never been apart. After almost a year in rescue, they have found a forever home! Rosanne & Clay will travel from Wilson, NC to NJ and ride well together uncrated (such lovebirds!).

Ben was rescued from a GA kill shelter. This little Jack Russell mix was saved from certain death and is headed to his forever home. He will travel from GA to NJ and ride in a small crate.

I did the Hagerstown MD to Harrisburg PA leg - but it was not my standard routing! On my way south late morning, I noticed I81 traffic North was being directed off at Martha and Bailey's Scotland Exit - there was quite a State Police investigation underway just North of of the exit - this caused a backup all the way beyond Chambersburg - and given the volume of traffic I passed going South, I expected it to reach the MD line - although I had about an hour of time for it to clear prior to my returning North, I didn't want to take the chance of getting trapped and/or slowly crawling. I made the decision to head South to I70 so I could head East to Frederick and then take 15North past Emmittsburg MD, Gettysburg PA, and eventually to Dillsburg PA - birth place of Thor and Marco Polo - our Siberian pals that live in Iowa

I figured this would probably put me behind by 20-30 minutes - (which it did because I encountered one lane of traffic along 15N from just past where Route 30/The Lincoln Highway crosses over 15N) but I just couldn't take the chance...the driver I was to meet at the AMP/Earthlink Building phoned me and indicated she wasn't there 'yet' and could meet at a location along 15! We met at McD's just past where Messiah College is located
I had really wanted Ben, Clay, and Rosanne to meet those pups in THAT Earthlink/AMP Building but Fate ruled otherwise

Now for three fantastic passengersClay
Ben with Clay watching
Ben just chilling - actually, wishing he was chilling as it was muggy in MD!
Ben with Rosanne
The Charm!
Clay from behind my seat
Clay from behind the passenger seat
Ben did this almost then entire time we were on the road! He had come with a crate but most of us didn't feel the need to use it for him. When he first met Rosanne and Clay Saturday afternoon, he wasn't completely sure about them and was a wee bit overwhelmed but after spending their night at Casa Dalmatian in VA, they seemed to be quite okay with each other!
Rosanne with her BFF Clay
Rosanne was so shy - and still a bit unsure of what was happening but I kept telling her it would be okay - please trust me!
Ben STILL sleeping
After Route 15 went back to being two lanes again, I spotted this license plate: SNO MUTZ with a Siberian Husky license plate holder! Please BIGIFY for the full view!
At one of the zillion traffic lights in Dillsburg - which by the way is having its PICKLE FEST THIS SATURDAY!
Another light
Clay and Rosanne
Rosanne's plucking just before she hit the road again
Clay's pile - but I started late - I wanted Lisa to get back on the road for her leg to Allentown
plus I wanted their furever family to know THE JOY of Siberian Plucking!

What three special souls saved due to the efforts of so many associated with Rotts 'n Pups Rescue!

Here is the link to their Photobucket Slideshow AND here is the link to the Photobucket Album with FIVE videos

Khyra will be back here tomorrow!

Hugz&Khysses From Khyra's Khorner!


Life With Dogs said...

Clay is my pick of the week, what a gorgeous dog!

Another great haul. Too bad Monday is coming along to get in the way...

Fiona, as typed by Dr. Liz said...

Too cool - your Mom is Most Awesome! Hagerstown to Harrisburg, huh? Mom's old 'stomping grounds' (she went to high school in Mercersburg - and if you ever find yourself that way, she'd LOVE a picture of the chapel spire, BTW....). Most excellent passengers - and great pictures! BTW, if you want some snow, feel free to come visit!

*kissey face*

kissa-bull said...

wowiw those passengers sure had some pawsome eyes!!! bewootiful angel creatures they all are!!!
we've been stopping by digby's and have a candle lit next to max's

pibble wiggles
the pittie pack

Cheyenne -Millie said...

Thank you for that Monday Merdie moment! And there you are waiting for your mom to take a picture of your bone!

We are glad that Rosanne & Clay got rescued! And also for the other rescues!

Monty says "Hi Khyra".

Dennis the Vizsla said...

We're glad Roseanne and Clay were rescued and are going to their home together. Six months to pry them away from those people, poor dogs -- glad the rescuer was so persistent! Really, if you want dogs, why would you keep them chained to a fence? It makes no sense!

JackDaddy said...

I don't know HOW you do all the puppy transports AND the blog AND manage to get all the pictures!!!

You're pretty darn amazing! :)

Ina in Alaska said...

Oh sweet Ben... I can only imagine what he has gone through. The pics of him sound asleep seem to me like he finally feels like he will be ok so he can relax. I am sending special hugs from Alaska to Ben.

I had read Clay & Roseanne's story. People are unbelieveable, but they too will have a happy ending with no more chains! Congrats on hanging in there with all the traffic problems! Another great transport. And it was nice to see Merdie!

Inigo Flufflebum and d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

I looked at those birdies and went mmmmmmmmmm....


Teddy Bear said...

We just love seeing the Mama Bird with her babies. It's so sad how some humans can be so inhumane. We loved Clay and Roseanne's story and are SO glad that their Rescuer never gave up.

Teddy Bear

Suka said...

hey Khyra,

Sorry I have not sniffed my way over to your blog in a while, but I see you still have your HUGE Heart of Gold! And you are just as gorgeous as ever, especially with your pretty smile at your "hidden" dog treat! And Merdie is looking lovely as usual!

Your wonderful mom sure had some pretty pups to transport! I bet is was hard for her to see them leave.

I will go and paw some woofs of support for Digby and Charlie.


Martha and Bailey said...

So much in your post today Khyra - we started off by visiting Charlie who we did not know. What a very moving tribute - just as well we had tissues handy!
We are glad you are training your mom so well Khyra, the way she runs for that flashie beast when you show her the biscuit is commendable!
Your smile was her reward for doing what she was told!
We have said it before, your mom has the best looking passengers ever.
We are so glad of the good people who rescue, foster, transport all these dogs.
We both have found her home through such good humans. It helps our mum knowing there are such good people out there.
Lovely to see Merdie and her little human too.
Have a lovely day - it is a holiday in the UK today so no work- hurrah!
love and kisses
Martha and Bailey xxx

Maggie and Mitch said...

We are so happy to hear that Rosanne & Clay will be together forever! What gorgeous doggies! Bless you for doing the work that you do!

Love ya lots,
Maggie and Mitch

Milo and Alfie Marshall said...

It warms our hearts to come over and read yoor wonderful post abowt the woofies who get rescued (we hate wot cruel hoomans can do to animals to make them need rescuing though). Thank yoo so much.

Tom, Tama-Chan, Sei-Chan, Yuu-Chan and Bibi-Chan said...

Reading about the transports and the rescues heading to better lives brings much needed cheer. We have been to Digby's blog regularly and the final verdict from the vet is dire, He has put up such a fight, and it is just too sad to see him lose it.

Tommy and all The Poupounette Gang

Mango said...

THose birds sure are busy. For reasons unclear to me, momma only checks on them from the work place. Humph.

Looking forward to Wednesday. Wink wink back at you.


The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

The birdies are so cute. YOUR MOMMY IS JUST AMAZING!!! Khyra, you are a very good helper! Mommy always enjoys looking at the cute woofies!

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

That chair is a great spot for camouflaging the biscuit. We could almost miss it there.

Great transport passengers, we really enjoyed all the pics and vids of Ben, Clay and Roseanne. Paw crossed for them to be happy in their new furever homes.

Too much sad news around again. We are all pulling for Digby.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciars

Yoda & Brutus said...

We don't understand how someone could own two beautiful pups like Clay and Roseanne and keep them chained to a fence :( So glad they are going to their furever home together! Ben is adorable - happy that he is going to his furever home too :)

Pugs & Kisses,

Yoda & Brutus

Kira The BeaWootiful said...

Wooooos! what beawootiful doggies! It is so sad to read what some humans are like with their pups! MFT's mom, woo will be blessed fur all of the work woo do!
We will be keeping our paws crossed fur all of friends in need!
~husky kisses~
-Kira The BeaWootiful

Anonymous said...

Yippee! I'm so very much glad that Clay and Roseanne gots adopted together! How exciting for them! And Ben was just Most Adorable!

Thanks for the Merdie moment. It always makes me happys. OH! And great job with hiding your biscuit. I'm actually very much surprised your mom was able to finds it!

Wiggles & WAgs,

Frankie Furter said...

I'll bet your mom would LOVE to have that license plate!!

Mr. Puggle® said...

"furamily" love that word. thanks for all your hard work. also, here is a license plate cover i made for the local high school. i can make one like that for your husky dogs.

Ms. ~K said...

I love seeing these lucky dogs!
Thank you again and again!

Jacqueline said...

Clay and Roseanne are gorgeous and look made for each other!...Their previous owners must have really been evil people...Ben is a cutie...Wonderful for all of you rescuers to do so much to give these sweet babies a great life!...These posts always make Mommy's eyes wet=in a good way!...Have a great week Khyra...kisses...xo...Calle, Halle, Sukki


Woof Khyra,

Sorry we haven't barked at you in a while. We're gonna try hard to get back in touch with our friends. Mom really loved the photos.

Desert Pups

Sam said...

What a happy ending for Clay and Rosanne, who seem to have had a rough life! Little Ben is a cutie, too! I love how sure of himself he is, just curling up on the seat and napping.

KB said...

Clay and Roseanne sound like they've had a very rough life. I'm so glad that they're moving onto someplace where they'll be loved and taken care of. And, Ben looks like a sweetie!

Thanks for taking care of them.

giantspeckledchihuahua said...

What beuaties! Thanks for helping them on their way!

Looking forward to your skyshow on Friday!

Benny and Lily said...

Khyra those pictures are so cool of that birdie. Yea for Clay and Roseanne..Have fun today Khyra
Benny & Lily

♥I am Holly♥ said...

What beautiful dogs!! Transporting all of these dogs is so wonderful. They get another chance in life thank goodness and thanks to your help. The pictures of them are beautiful! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

Anonymous said...

What a great story about Clay and Roseann and they are all just so cute! HIP~HIP~HOORAY for them to be adopted together!

Khyra, you're looking as cute as ever and HIYA MERDIE!!!

Ruby and Penny said...

We're so happy that Roseanne & Clay get to continue their love story. All three pups are gorgeous.
Thanks for what you do.
Love Ruby & Penny

Jan said...

We are so happy that Rosanne and Clay will be together. I would be so unhappy without my pack members.

Misty the alpha Poodle

Keisha said...

Wow! I loves all the awesome transport trips. Ur Mom is so nice to help all the rescued critters. :)

Baby Patches said...

OMC! Dis is so pawsome! Your momma is so sweet and wonderfur to takes these pups part of da way to dere furever homes. HUGS, Purrrrrrrs, and Nosetaps to your momma and you Khyra!

Momma's and dere flashy beasts MOL hehehe


Ginger Jasper said...

Oh my what a car load of darlings.. How could the previous evil owners treat them like that and to sell the kennel. Despicable..I so hope they never get to keep any kind of animals again.. Your mum is a star Khyra.. Hugs GJ x

Junior and Orion said...

WOO HOO!!!!! More woofies saved! Great job to all involved!!!!!

We love your hiding places for your treats Khyra!!!!

Baby birdies!!!! We have some baby birdies at our place!

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Hi Phill,
You are a great lady!!! To do all you do for the ones who need your help so much!!! Thank you so very much. These post bring tears to my eyes everytime!! I am so happy for these dogs!!
XXO, Fern

BeadedTail said...

Another great hidey spot Khyra!

Merdie!! Isn't it about time for a trip to Khamp Khyra?

The 3 transports were all so cute but Roseanne stole our hearts! Your mom is so special to transport all the pups plus pluck them too!

3 doxies said...

Can't wait to see Wed pikture...da suspension is keeling me.
Those are some beautimous huskies. Kudos to their rescuer...her was very persistent. Now, If I cans figures out a way to have my neighbors last pitt taken away all will be good....anybuddy out there with suggestions let me know.

Sagira said...

Wow look at those beautiful blue eyes. Poor Clay you can tell he was scared if only they knew you were there to help them. Love that license plate! And love Merdie Monday :)

Remington said...

Thank you so much for all you do for these little ones....God bless you.

Samantha said...

Those stories are just too stupendous... wow - great rescuer(s) of this trio and incredibly awful stories. Uckh! Rosane does look a bit 'questioning' but know how happy all the dogs will be at their furever homes. Love the pix of you, Khyra and Merdie, of course, too. And birdie mom: you go, girl!
Hugs xo

Gus, Louie and Callie said...

Oh what beautiful transports you have this week.. Those 2 sibes are so lucky to be able to find forever homes together.. Great job mom with pictures and getting everyone to their new forever homes..

Big Sloppy Kisses
Gus, Louie and Callie

Samantha ~ Holly and Zac ~ said...

What sweet pups your mum helped, we wish them luck in their new homes. It is just awful thinking of how long those poor pups were changed up... and the other little guy, the fate that awaited him is horrible to think about.

We are so glad they were helped and can now have the homes they deserve.

Love seeing the shots of you and Merdie, the little birdie is very cute too! :)

Rambo said...

Clay has some nice blue eyes, but not as beautiful as yours!!

Lucky transports once again. Your Mom is pawsome!


houndstooth said...

Clay is just so good looking! I wish I could see pictures of the two of them for a long time to come. Any chance you could talk their new family into starting a blog?

Ben looks bombproof!


K9friend said...

Thank you so much for the wonderful job you do finding these sweethearts a permanent home! I know not every story ends happily, but at least you know that most will!


Furkidsmom said...

We're so happy that Clay and Roseanne are together in their forever home. Your Mom is a very special lady.

Sniffie and the Florida Furkids

Huffle Mawson said...

What gorgeous pups! They're so lucky to have people like your mum, Khyra.

caboval said...

Oh my! We have fallen in love with Clay!!! A white dog with blue eyes oh my!!!
We never heard of Siberian Plucking??? Hmmmm.
Thanks for doing what you do!!! Hugs Joey and Kealani

Siku Marie, White Dog said...

What a beautiful group! It is especially wonderful that all already have loving forever homes and that best friends are not being separated! Nice to see Merdie and the momma birdie (hey, that rhymes!)...and of course, you, too, Khyra!

Anonymous said...

Being a transporter myself, I was fascinated by today's story. I love that other people notice dog license plates and try to get a peek inside. I will return and check out some of the other blogs and links you mentioned.
You and your mom are special people.

~Kim~ said...

What amazing stories of rescue!! I'm always so thankful that you're out there helping these pups find their way to their forever homes!! However, I don't think I'd be able to drive because I wouldn't be able to stop looking in those beautiful eyes!!!
How nice of you to remember Digby in your post--He's certainly a special boy that has found his way into many of our hearts!
Hope your week is off to a good start!

Dory and the Mama said...

Another wonderful transport report!!


Jan's Funny Farm said...

So much news. We went by Charlie's blog, even though we didn't know him. But we know the pain of losing a furry.

Another successful trip.

Twix said...

Ben is my type of guy! Snoozin in the sun all the way! ;o)
Happy to see 3 more pups found their homes of love!

Toby- The dog with a blog said...

Roseanne & Clay are both really nice looking doggies!
Monday Merdie moment was great!

Mr. Hendrix said...

What a great rescue story! Roseanne and Clay are pawsome and we'll go to bed with a smile on our faces knowing they are together. Hugs to Ben and all the rescues too!

Birdies are soooooo yummy. Birdie TV is fun to watch. We need to find that linky

PS We love the picture of you smiling at your treat

Deefor said...

Your mom helps so many doggies. Nice happy endings for Rosanne and Clay.


Lorenza said...

Beautiful doggies!
I can see you really enjoy finding new places for your cookies!
Kisses and hugs

Elyse K said...

Wow, Khyra and your mom! What beautiful dog-passengers! And thank you for the picture of Merdie :) And especially for the beau-woo-tiful pics of Khyra! You are so fluffy and lovely and I enjoy your blog so much. (I came over to you from Moo and Jack's blog.)

One of your newest admirers,

AFSS said...

Oh Clay has our hearts fluttering. He is a cutie.

The Furry Kids said...

Who is that handsome CLAY??? Mom liked those plucking pictures. hehe

Your pal,

JB's Big and Small Worlds said...

Those birdie pics are amazing!
And so many great woofies on the transport again....they are all so cute!

Ruby's Raiser said...

Wonderful, we are always so grateful for those special people who adopt bonded pairs. Another great transport and thanks for sharing their stories!

Wild Dingo said...

Oh my dawg. the Clay and Rosane story! i remember them! what morons those people were! i'm so happy they had a rescuer and found a forever home together. sigh. thank you!

ocmist said...

We love your "Multiple M's!" It's fun to look at the birds, get to see Merdie, and the transport dogs, and always fun to see a bit of the "Hide and Seek Game!" The CC