Welcome to Mamie’s World
REFLECTIONS OF MAMIE: A STORY OF SURVIVAL
By Author, Rosemary “Mamie” Adkins
Today, I would like to share with you our experience with volunteering at the Kitsap Humane Society as dog walkers. One would think big deal you walk a dog! But the fact is, we walk these sweet babies that are anywhere from a year old to 11 years old-abandoned, abused or lost. They may be a small breed that looks like a hopeless rat or a big shaggy dog needing brushed and pampered but the point is-they need you. They have no one and nothing-not even a name to call their own.
These animals arrive at the shelter owning nothing but their memories and imagine not being able to tell anyone what at least your name is and had been your entire life. Oh sure, you arrive and someone gives you a name and suddenly you are to know that is you they speak too?? No, this is a cruel world we live in and sometimes the smallest task are the most important.
The Humane Society in your area probably needs YOU too. These animals live in now a small cage with four walls that close in on them likely smaller than they know from the past and hope someone will stop by and scratch their head, give them a look, a smile and even love.
This is Walter! He was ready to jump into our car as we stopped to rest and have a drink of water! Yes, Walter wanted to go home with someone to love and call his family.
They wait patiently for a bathroom break for hours hoping against all odds not to mess in their tiny space that is now their home until someone comes along and thinks they are worthy enough or cute enough for a new beginning.
There are two walking breaks they get during a day and probably spaced out with six hours or more in between so holding power is a must.
I get that his name was probably from barking but once outside, he had not a lot to say except wanting to potty and be hugged! Sweet and walked so nice.
She wearing her white stockings and sporting her new look-it says-”take me home” I’m old and so easy to love.
“Someone left me behind”
We have lots of friends here and some make it out while a few others seem to be here for whatever reason a longer time. Our biggest problem for helping out is we wish we had a bigger place with a fenced yard and of course an unlimited budget to feed so many, this would let us take them all home never to be without love and family again. But we do have loads of love to share every week!
Now, we have two special videos to share today.
First meet Zeke. What an angel he is. The first time we met Zeke he was shy and afraid-all he wanted to do is love you back placing his head in your hand. Zeke walks well, is a young dog and very handsome. It’s hard to have a favorite in here when you consider they all have a special need and all speak to you in their own way!
Here’s the link to Zeke’s video:
He is such a special dog and a great new family member for some lucky home. Come on by- You owe it to yourself!
Oh how could you not love this sweetheart. Playful lab loving to carry his stuffed toys around and play ball. Never a dull moment with Tucker around. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=9XQ_h18FlZQ
Now, if your hearts are not wanting to adopt a lonely friend that needs you, come and volunteer-give them some hope-Maybe you will find that special someone that fills your heart; one that you think about until you next visit-But be careful not to wait too long as they could be scooped up by another family. Then you can be happy they have a new home but sad it’s not yours.
The Kitsap Humane Society is honored and celebrated with awards for being one society with the lowest euthanasia rate in the country but they need your help.
Recover, Rehabilitate, Rehome
Find a local Humane Society where you live and volunteer. It feels so good to do something so right. No time? Please consider good quality food and treats or a donation. Heck,they can use plastic bags-lots of them for picking up waste.
Won’t You Help?
Thank you again for stopping by and getting to know us here at Mamie’s World where we try to find that something extra to fulfill our lives and look for the brighter side of things. Remember to:
Never Give Up, follow your Dreams
HELP US STOP ABUSE, FEAR, LONELINESS AND ABANDONMENT FOR CHILDREN AND ANIMALS
We support the following charities and proud to help. A donation is made to each from the sale of my book:
Reflections 0f Mamie: A Story of Survival
Our Supported Charities
Dreamcatchers for Abused Children
Kitsap Humane Society for Rescued Animals