make that TWO of me! Now, woo khan have it Mom!
BTW, THERE WILL BE SOME VERY VERY SPECIAL YELLOW FOR MURRAY PICS ON TUESDAY - TAKEN BY ANITA - THE TRANSPORT COORDINATOR FOR THIS RUN!!!
and would be travelling from Strasburg Lancaster County - so we met in York - next to Khyra's B&B -
It was such a rewarding transport - all three were such posterdogs for the awesome work RESCUES can do! I was particularly touched that ShyTai felt comfortable enough to get out of his clubhouse - aka crate - when we got to the exchange spot in York - he had shown NO interest in Hagerstown although he was given the opportunity - but when I approached the crate in York, he stayed at the front of it - and when I reached for the latch and the leash, he was SO wanting to feel some PA grass under his paws! I think the Zen of The Xterra had let him know it was all good!
I've copied and pasted some of the messages exchanged over the weekend - it gives some background info about these special canine souls - and provides proof of how special their rescuers are - especially ShyTai's! The first is the info from the run sheet
Hey! THANK YOU, Anita – for keeping things running smoothly. I appreciate each and every one of you for being on board today for Olivia and ShyTai, and for banding together to help Shy through this transition. Up until two weeks ago, Shy had no previous exposure (that I know of) to interstates, city sounds, etc. The majority of his life is assumed to have been in a rural, semi-mountainous area that is sparsely populated – I can confirm that was definitely the only life he had for the past year while living in an implement shed separating a small town ball park and cemetery off a rural road near me. I trapped Shy on Christmas day, after 4 weeks of slowly gaining his trust during daily feedings on the cemetery grounds. During the past month he has really blossomed, but he’s still taking some baby steps that cause him to regress – this “big adventure” to the Northeast being one of them. You have my utmost appreciation for keeping him safe along this route so that Dru and her people can take over where I left off in the rehab process. In an ideal world, you would have seen the ShyTai I have come to know and love (mutually – he’s quite affectionate) but for now, simply letting him peer out at this new world from the safety and confines of his crate – his portable sanctuary. --Joy
Good Evening Everyone,
Shy has been reunited with Luke, and Luke was delighted to see him!! Thank you for being so kind and caring and watching out for Shy on this journey. Joy, most of all, appreciates it, and Shy and I do too! The past two days were a HUGE step for him, and he did it!! In a crate, but still it was huge, and he DID it! As I sat quietly with Shy on my lap at overnight last night I thought where he had come from and about Joy and the effort she put into saving him and Luke. Thank you Joy for all you do.
We all fell in love with beautiful, elegant Olivia. No doubt she will be in her forever home very soon! I wish everyone on the transport could have met Bandit. He is an adorable, sweet little boy and I am certain he will find his family soon as well. THANK YOU for helping us get them along their way, and for all you do every weekend to help dogs in need.
Have a safe and happy week!
We did the leg for Poppy Vic - unfortunately, I didn't get the chance to do a dedication video but I have shared his challenging battle with those associated with this weekend's run - and they are keeping our friends at Zoolatry in their thoughts!
Here is the Photobucket link - there are three videos included in the album - along with the run sheet pics and two pics from one of Olivia's Saturday drivers - she had a BLUE Xterra!
BTW, don't forget
Hugz&Khysses From Khyra's Khorner!
P.S. Make sure to come back tomorrow to see the awesome YELLOW for MURRAY pics Anita took JUST FOR MURRAY!!!