Thursday, June 3, 2010

Thursday With Too Many T's To Khount

Khyra's Mom Here

I'm sure some of you have seen some of the stories here on The Blogs, on Facebook, or the news about Brandie in Broward County Florida

If not, please take a minute to check out one of the stories I found whilst Googling for this post - here is another I sent to a friend last week since they hadn't heard about poor Brandie's dire situation

Here is THE PETITION SITE page for her - which includes the URL for her Facebook Group site

I wanted to share all of this in hopes some of you that are in the Broward County FL area could attend the rally scheduled for next week

Date: Tuesday, June 8, 2010

Time: 8:30am - 10:00am

Location: Broward Government Center Lobby,

115 South Andrews Ave. Fort Lauderdale

Description: Please join family, friends, and concerned Broward County residents in a rally to show their support for Brandie in the hopes that the Broward County Commission will modernize their Dangerous Dog ordinance and show mercy for Brandie and send her home with her family, where she belongs.

Light House Point Commissioner Chip Lamarca will be present and available to speak about the ordinance that he helped enact in Light House Point that would allow "Dangerous Dogs" a second chance and returned back to their families instead of euthanized.

The lobby of the Government Center has been reserved. Feel free to bring signs. You are welcome to bring your dog to the rally, but you will be required to stay outside of the lobby.

Please join us as the "voices" of the dogs at Broward County Animal Control's Doggy Death Row.

They are counting on us!!!

I will now turn this back over to Khyra and Merdie
Monday's trip fur a drive
Since it was WAY too warm fur an afternoon walk
Happy Khousin Merdie
Mom wanted me to THANK 'we 3 doxies' and their mum fur sharing this with her - I've pawed it onto our skhratch pad of post 'things' and she'll do her best to answer the khwestions on it in the near future - with Khamp Khyra in full swing right now, Mom is 'busy' with 'things' - you know moms!
This was is khwite khool fur it khame from 'Katie the Rescued Bordie Collie' - and it was her furst award!
I'm extra flattered she shared it with me!
If woo haven't visited Katie and her furamily, woo should do so! They have a fairly new sisfur Libby who is khwite a khutie pie and FURRY FURRY lukhky too!

We wanted to thank El'bow, Hauwii, Sanne, and Baby Patches fur their patience! We have things to share from them but the pace of Khamp Khyra has not pawmitted us to share them 'here' yet! I've suggested to Mom we do that after Khousin Merdie leaves khamp and heads home to Mount Wolf which akhkhording to Google Maps is 8.7 miles away - I wonder how long it would take me to get there?


Khyra & Khousin Merdie


Keisha said...

It would be even more awesum if it were named Mt. Woof. :)

Jan said...

We had read about Brandie. Stupid humans, too many dangerous breeds of humans are around.

Misty the alpha Poodle

Training my Mammoth said...

The story about Brandie absolutely broke my heart. Something similar happened here a few years ago - you might have heard about it. A German Shepherd (Congo, I think) attacked a gardener who entered their yard after the homeowner told him not to yet, and then he threatened Congo with rakes or other equipment. Where do these lawmakers get their ideas? It's so upsetting.

As for Layla's Mouse situation, I did consider the Hydrogen Peroxide, but the general vote was that she should be able to pass it otherwise. Hopefully everyone was right. She still seems okay, and is laughing telling everyone about her crazy mom inspecting her poop by flashlight.

Teddy Bear said...

Thank you so much for letting us know about Brandie. We signed the petition. We will be keeping our paws crossed.:)

Teddy Bear

Jacqueline said...

I'm sorry to read about Brandi, it doesn't seem right at all and the rules should be changed...Congratulatons on your awards...We always love Khyra/Merdie pics=they are adorable...kisses sweet friends...xo...Calle, Halle, Sukki

Maxie said...

Thank you for calling our attention to the petition. I have read the bases for putting dogs on death row and its really unfair! It doesn't take into consideration that dogs, no matter how much we humanize them, are still prone to animal instincts.

The ordinance is so harsh on animals and expects them to behave well at all times. People, who are supposed to be higher than all other animals are not even expected to behave like that and if they do, they don't suffer the same sad fate!


Ina in Alaska said...

I read the links and it seemed to me that there has been a ruling and not in Brandie's favor. I hope the turnout will do some good. You know my little poodle Ginger can be a fierce little gal. Just today while walking with Ginger, Halle and Toby (all harnessed), Ginger managed to slip out of her harness and made a BEELINE over to a lady walking her dog - while I was screaming for Ginger to GET BACK TO ME.... I yelled to the lady that Ginger would not hurt her dog and she did not hurt the lady's dog but you know, I was astounded when Ginger slipped out of her harness! I now must take extra precautions with her. She has attacked her little brother Jeter as you know and she could find herself in a similar plight if I am not more vigilant with her. I am a good and responsible dog mom but trouble could happen in an instant...
My heart breaks for Brandie's family.

Meanwhile Khamp Khyra sounds like an action packed fun time. We also take rides when it is too hot, or icy or windy!!!

Oh and PEE ESS, ok, so the moose in my blog was not so "hidden" but don't tell that to the moose... he said he was trying to sneak by those dogs behind the fence!!

Inigo Flufflebum and d'Artagnan Rumblepurr said...

We hope that Merdie is staying with you for a while my friend, you just look so happy to have her around!

Martha and Bailey said...

We are off to read about Brandie - sounds scary!
Some humans.............!
We find the ones with blue eyes and black hair are dangerous so we will just get rid of all of them!!!!!
Nice pics of you and Merdie as always.
We are so glad Merdie is still visiting.
Martha and Bailey xxx

Martha and Bailey said...

Goodness we just read about brandie - so much for a fair trial!!!!!

Goldie, Shade and Banshee said...

That is sad about Brandie. We purr that things turn out OK for her and her family.

3 doxies said...

Am I stoopid in not understanding how a county ordinance can trump a state law? This made me go look at my ordinances and amazed at da difference. Ours are pretty lenient. Doggies here that are deemed a danger just has to have a sign and registered. Interesting!
I need to come to khamp...I needs a vacation.

The Thundering Herd said...

I have been following the story of Brandie and it just shocks me. Very scary that the rules are so black and white that they do not look at and evaluate a situation.

Batu said...

WTF? No doggie should be on doggie death row - good luck with this rally!

♥♥♥ The OP Pack ♥♥♥ said...

That is a very sad situation with the Brandie story. We hope the petition brings change and hope for Brandie and her family.

Congrats on the awards. And MFT, we think it would be a lot better if you don't find out how long it would take you to get there. Just tell Miss Merdie to stay put.

Woos - Phantom, Thunder, and Ciara

The Taylor CatSSSSS said...

Terrible story about Brandie! Humans can be very stupid!

Love the picture with the baby! Oh, and all the rest too!!!

Mack said...

We will go to Brandi's site right now. Thanks for the heads up K & M!


giantspeckledchihuahua said...

That Broward county law needs some major adjustments. I do hope Brandie can go home soon!

The temps are rising here, and the AC is on. We're trapped inside from about 8am til 5pm. Makes for a long day.

houndstooth said...

Aw, that baby is just too cute!


AFSS said...

Artemisia sat by me while Mom rubbed my belly. He He she was soaking wet the stupid kitties asked to go outside even though it was raining. I like being inside where it is nice and dry. ~Fenris

We wishes we could go to the rally. Brandie's story breaks our heart and scares us silly.

We are going to find out more about Mount Wolf. ~AFSS

Frankie Furter said...

Well I think that Brandi was Framed.

KB said...

I hope that Brandie gets spared. Crazy laws.

Too hot for a walk? Oh my, *that* must be very hot. I hope that it kools off at Kamp Khyra today.

animal lover, quilt lover said...

Hi Khyra,
Boy, Jan nailed it!!! There too many dangerous breeds of humans around!!! Not dogs!!! Humans are the dangerous ones!!!!!
XXOO, Bambi & Fern

Kira The BeaWootiful said...

Woooos Khyra!
Mom wishes she could go to that rally, it is only an hour away but sadly she is under house quarantine due to her sickies.... sometimes humans are just stupid!
I hope woo can find Merdies new place, I think 8 miles would take woo about 8 minutes, give a take a minute fur sniffing....
~husky kisses~
-Kira The BeaWootiful

Ludo van Doggy said...

I hope Brandie gets a good result. Furry sad. :(

Hope you and Merdie is having fun!
~lickies, Ludo

YD, sometimes with ♥Samantha and ♥June said...

That is so UNFAIR for Brandie!!! Stupid lawmakers!!! Brandie was on the leash(No less) and the other dog was the one that came running loose. Clearly non of those stupif lawmakers are animal lovers. We are going there to sign the petition.

Sam & June

The Rocky Creek Scotties said...

Our Mom is a bit miffed about Brandie - we're off to sign the petition. And we're kicking her off her soap box as we go.

Lilly, Piper, Carrleigh and Ruairi

Remington said...

I certainly hope everything turns out okay for Brandie!

Sally said...

Thank you for sharing this important info about Brandie. We'll try to join the petition olthough mostly times we are not allowed to as European.

Nice woooh

mayziegal said...

I will definitely sign that petition. How horrible! It makes me sick. A little over a year ago, Ranger was attacked by a 110 pound Shepherd mix on our street. I had Ranger on a leash and the dog ran out of its garage and jumped on him, piercing the skin in 2 places. The owner seemed very non-chalant about the whole thing and I reported it to animal control. They had to pay our vet bills and were required to go to training. And that's ALL I wanted. I would never have wanted the dog killed because of it. There are so many better ways of dealing with dogs than laws like this or like BSL.

The most infuriating thing about this is that Brandie was ON LEASH when this happened while the other dog wasn't. HOLD IRRESPONSIBLE PEOPLE ACCOUNTABLE, for crying out loud! How hard can it be?

Okay, stepping off my soapbox and slowly backing away.


♥I am Holly♥ said...

I'm glad you posted that about Brandie. I signed the petition some time ago and was totally outraged at what they were doing. If I was there, I sure would be at the rally. I sure hope Justice for Brandie turns in her favor because she sure didn't do anything wrong. Congratulations on the awards!! I bet things are hoping at Khamp Khyra these days. I have gotten so used to seeing Merdie there. I bet she doesn't want to leave!! Lots of love, Debbie and Holly

Ricky the Sheltie said...

Awful about Brandie - I agree with the "too many dangerous breeds of humans" comment too. Makes me sick...

Shawnee the Shepherd said...

So many animal furrends pay coz of stoopid peeples. Grrr.

On a liter note, that be the bestest babeh smooch I has ever seened!

Amy and The House of Cats said...

That story about Brandie is horrible - I just do not understand laws like this. It is just terrible.

We did love the pics of you and Merdie on the drive - you look like you had a good time!

And congrats on the awards - they are well deserved!

Ms. ~K said...

This story is heart-breaking for sure...and so ridiculous at the same time.

Junior and Orion said...

Looks like fun things are going on at Khamp Khyra!!!

Danielle said...

Poor woofie. It's sad that Brandie has gotten in such a purdicament with the law. We she with all our hearts hope can get another shot at life.

The Kool~Kittie~Krew said...

That is so sad about Brandi. we signed. And your pictures are just too adorable (as always)

Jan's Funny Farm said...

We'd heard about Brandie and it's a terrible injustice.

doyle and mollie said...

thats horrid about brandie we have our paws crossed for her you guys look like you had a super time driving to keep cool loves and licks

Eric said...

Poor Bradie, that's awful. I'll keep my paws crossed she is released back to her family and home where she belongs.

Wiry love Eric x

Huffle Mawson said...

Oh, I didn't know about Brandie. I'll go check it out.

kissa-bull said...

we have signed the pawtition and have shent it to all our furryends
furry much sad and we'll be pwaying for good news

pibble sugars and wee wiggles
the pittie pack

twinkietinydog said...

You leave me some crrrrazy comments, Khyra and I love them :) You make me chuckle every time. What a beautiful Brandie photo at the top!

1000 Goldens said...

We will check out the story about Brandie :(

P.S. You have the best Mom ever! I can't believe you get car rides when it's too hot. I need to get my Mom up to speed on how to properly care for me when it is hot :)

Tweedles -- that's me said...

We signed the petition, now we wait.
Some rules are not fair.
This is one of them
Congratulations on your awards.

BeadedTail said...

Our mommy is thinking of clicking those links to read about Brandie. She's already leaky so we'll see how it goes!

Fields trips at Khamp Khyra look like a lot of fun! Wish I could be a khamper there!

Cory said...

We put our paw prints on that petition!

Pee Ess...we are letting Grete take over the blog on Friday!

Mack and Mia said...

Thanks for bringing Brandie to my attention. I had not heard about her story yet. We signed the petition!!

Woo and Merdie got a car ride! Lucky dogs woo two are!

Life is good.

Wags and woofs,
Mack and Mia

Asta said...

Oh Khywa
That is heawtbweaking
I will go look on facebook and see whewe the petition is and sign it.
I cwoss my paws and pway that Bwandi will be weunited wif hew family
smoochie cool kisses

Siku Marie, White Dog said...

Thanks for spreading the word about Brandie; hopefully she will be spared and the law will be modified. Rides instead of walks on a hot bet! Especially with the AC CRANKED!!!

dogsmom said...

I have been away from computer for a while so am in the dark. I will read about Brandie and stupid human laws.
Thank you for keeping us all informed.

Mochi and Mommy said...

Crossing my paws for Brandie! I went to sign the petition and I hope it helps!

You and Merdie sure look comfy in your car! :)

Congrats on your awards!


Sagira said...

Baby kisses, so cute!
Congrats on your award. :)

Dennis the Vizsla said...

Sometimes it's nice to travel in air-conditioned comfort, too.

CHEF said...

Going to go and read about Brandie ... I have a feeling I'm going to wish that some humans could be on a leash. I hope the rally is successful.


Two Schnauzers from New England said...

Hi, Khyra -

Congratulations on your awards. We just read the story about Brandie and signed the petition (actually Mama signed the petition.)

Love -

Hershey and Kaci