spring stones and surgery

Spring at last.

I’ll be away from blog land for a while, so I want to leave you with a few photos.

coral cottage spring

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rescue dogs come to the cottage

Happy Easter Y’all!

The Easter Bunny was good to us, he didn’t bring any chocolate; he brought us something better.

Without further ado, meet Boo and Precious.


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Hi y’all my name is Boo, I’ve been through a lot of bad stuff and I’m a little scared, but Mr. and Mrs. Cottage are trying to make it better.


My name is Precious and I’m old as dirt and I’ve seen some bad times, but I think I’m gonna love my new people.

Boo and Precious are senior dogs that animal control brought in to the local shelter.  Their previous owner surrendered them.

The shelter wanted to make sure they stayed together, because they are best friends, and they only had each other to get through the bad times.

So, it was a done deal, I had a twofer, they came to The Cottage to live on Thursday.

Next week they go to the vet for a check up and grooming.  They have already had a lot of medical care while at the shelter.  Precious in particular has health issues, and she may not have long in this world, but we are going to make it as good as it can be for her.

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She likes holding  Mr. Cottage.

Boo would like to be held too, but he is too big so he gets snuggles on the floor.

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Boo’s favorite toy is this hedgehog.

They both got lots of new toys and collars and leashes and beds and bandanas and treats from their aunt – oh my what spoiled doggies.   They are overwhelmed by all the new things in their lives.  Boo smiled at me for the first time yesterday.  I think it is going to be alright.

oh and about those names, yeah they came with them and it is going to take a while for me to adjust to them.  I love Boo’s name, but I have to admit, I’m not too much for going around calling “Precious”  – so not me.   A couple of my girlfriends have been thinking of a new name for her.  Any suggestions?

It’s such a happy Easter at The Cottage, hope yours is too.

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