You’re Home Olivia ~ Happy Gotcha Day!



For those who don’t nose, yesterday was my Gotcha Day! 12 years ago huMom & I found each other.  HuMom has said many times, she will never forget that day. Dot & Jerry Underfoot meowed out loud for us to tell the story. CEO Olivia here to yap our story for both you & them.

The shelter was small & filled to capacity with many good barking dogs; all trying to get attention.  All trying to find their forever humans who would fall in love with them, take them home & treat them as pawt of the furmily.

I was one of the lucky ones.  Although I was still a young pup, I had  been there for months.  And dogspite my smaller size (many  of the dogs there were much larger than me) I repeatedly jumped to the top of the cage which was not that large but  reached the ceiling.  I barked & barked until finally huMom came in, walked over & read my ID card.  Back then my name was Molly.  She said calmly,  “Molly, sit.” I sat like a good girl.  Then she said, “I’ll be right back Molly.”  Confused I sat waiting.

When she returned she was with one of the attendants & holding a leash.  Appawrently, she was there to find a furiend for Mickey Moo Moo Man a large beautiful white shephard.  HuMom & Moo Moo had recently lost Destabella. They were both still grieving & huMom was concerned for Moo Moo; he was older &  not used to being the only dog.  He & Destabella had been together since huMom found her at 5 weeks old in the cold winter snow.


remembering Destabella



Moo Moo, huMom & I went for a walkie which gave us some time to sniff & meet each other.  I was pawsitively thrilled to be out of the shelter & smelling fresh air.  Moo Moo was gentle & seemed happy to have a little buddy to pawtect.  All was wagnificent & huMom signed the  adoption papers.  Before I left the shelter for good I was micro chipped & given my vaccine boosters.


Me & Moo Moo


On the way home huMom stopped for pizza which she shared with Moo Moo & I.  We had another little walkie before being seat belted in & on our way again.  It was a long drive & I will admit; I was  somewhat nervous.  HuMom put on soft music & every so often assured me everything was ok.  We were going home.

There was another stop…..huMom learned that day that I suffered from car sickness.  She never did get that stain out of the back seat carpet.  From then on I sat in the front with a large orange tarp wrapped around my seat & covering the floor of the car.  She always had a stack of towels & blankets in the trunk ready for a quick clean up.




Finally we arrived home.  Moo Moo & I walked around the property.   I met GG aka Puff Piggy G & MiG my new pigtastic pot bellied pig brothers & the furbulous feline Poppy.  A small muscle bound orange tabby who seemed to rule the house.  He had a special fondness for me dogspite my uneasiness around all cats.  Poppy loved to sleep with me & often slept on my back with his  paws & chin on my head.  He also loved to give me massages that I didn’t really want, bol.





Once inside the house huMom took off my harness & I ran around the open space before jumping on the bed.  I sat there looking out the big window feeling I had  arrived.  HuMom came over, took off the gnarly pink collar I wore at the shelter & said, “You’re home Olivia.”





Have a pawsome week, CEO Olivia, Dot & Jerry Underfoot 💜


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4 thoughts on “You’re Home Olivia ~ Happy Gotcha Day!

  1. Mee-yow WOW! What a furabuluss story Olivia…….
    Wee purrfer yore name to Molly. Olivia iss more reegal an nobell like you are mee frend.
    An Moo Moo sure was hansum! Hee looked alot like Mollie Dawn a Poochie from U-Kay who used to blog long beefore mee got here.
    Destabella iss an amazin name!!! So furry kewl…..
    An GG an MiG were pawtastick Piggiess! Mee nevurr met a Piggie beefore…maybee one day…..
    An Poppy was THE kewlest…..see wee Kittiess CAN ❤ love ❤ Poochiess!
    Happy 12th GOTCHA DAY mee wagnificent frend!!
    **nose kissess** an ***purrss*** BellaDharma an {{{huggiess}}} BellaSita Mum

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