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New kids on the block

Here are two new additions to our house. To explain how they wound up with Sherry and me would take too long, so I'll just introduce them:

paci
This is Paci (rhymes with "Casey"). She's 13. Her original owner named her "Pacie" because she never stayed in one place for long, but we dropped the "e" as a nod toward Jimi, of course.

Kobe
This is Kobe. He's 6. His original owner named him. He and Paci are not related.

They are comical little dogs and have already adjusted to their new home. Two of our dogs have had no trouble with the new residents, but our poodle gets a little bitchy with them now and then—but what else would you expect from a poodle? And the cats seem both curious about and amused by them.

So now we have five dogs and two cats and will be adopting a Golden Retriever as soon as his owner finds a job in Pittsburgh, where he wants to move. He doesn't want to take his dog with him, what with the uncertainty of a hectic move, and since we've had him during his owner's vacations and out-of-town weekend trips for five years now, it's only natural that he'll wind up here.

At this point, what's the difference between five or six?

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sahlah
Sep. 8th, 2015 11:24 am (UTC)
You and Sherry have big hearts. Thanks for being their forever homes.
patrick_vecchio
Sep. 8th, 2015 07:11 pm (UTC)
Thank you. I like the phrase "forever homes." They're impossible to not love.
e_d_young
Sep. 8th, 2015 07:00 pm (UTC)
You're practically running a sanctuary! The humans are outnumbered at chez felixwas.

Paci looks like she could be a riot.
patrick_vecchio
Sep. 8th, 2015 07:15 pm (UTC)
Paci is a sweetheart. The two of them have lived almost exclusively with guys; there has only been one woman, total, in all the places they've been. So naturally, they've bonded with me and follow me everywhere. I told Sherry yesterday, though, that after we adopt the Golden, we're finished. Six dogs and two cats are enough!
nodressrehersal
Sep. 15th, 2015 01:24 am (UTC)
I think a group photo is in order. Is that even an option, or would you need to hire a wrangler?
patrick_vecchio
Sep. 15th, 2015 01:28 am (UTC)
I don't think we could get the seven (or eight) of them to stand still in one place long enough.
nodressrehersal
Sep. 15th, 2015 01:30 am (UTC)
Hmm. Maybe you could spread peanut butter on your arms and entice them all in to a tasty embrace...
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