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21-Year-Old Katya's Incredible Journey From Puppy Mill to Family Dog

Animals  (tags: pets, dogs, rescued, environment, good news, age, humans )

- 1722 days ago -
Katya is a very small dog of unremarkable appearance. She comes in a "plain brown wrapper" with over-sized satellite dish ears. This aberration is completely unacceptable in her breed's standard.

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Angela Marshall (14)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 4:08 pm
Wonderful story, thank you.

Christeen A (369)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 5:08 pm
Thanks for sharing Katya's story.

Past Member (0)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 5:39 pm
Beautiful story! I had to grab a few tissues when i saw the pic of Katya and her beautiful daughters. Thx Carrie

Tamara Hayes (185)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 6:21 pm
What an amazingly resilient dog and bless Barbara for sticking with her all the way after to returns. Katya is a lovely dog and I think she is perfect just as she is. Wonderful story Carrie, thank you.

Vallee R (280)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 6:49 pm
Great story- thanks.

Jason S (50)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:37 pm
Good posting, thanks

Sheila D (194)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 7:52 pm
Page could not be found - http error 404...I'll try again later. Thanks.

Laurie H (817)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 8:22 pm
Fantastic story Carrie, Precious Katya brought tears out, Thanks So Much!!!~

aj E (164)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:02 pm

Iveta cer (41)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:32 pm
Beautiful story , thanks Carrie

Gysele van Santen (213)
Saturday September 7, 2013, 9:48 pm
she's perfect. thnx, Carrie.

Saturday September 7, 2013, 11:55 pm
So sad, but so awesome at the same time! Thanks Carrie!

Patricia H. (440)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 1:08 am
thanks for sharing

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 1:37 am
Thanks for the news

. (0)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 3:02 am
C'est une très belle histoire ! Merci de l'avoir partagée.

Lona G (80)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 6:57 am
Lovely, inspiring story. Thanks for sharing, Carrie

June M (139)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 7:50 am
thanks for sharing Carrie ♥

Past Member (0)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 8:02 am
I wish more lucky ones

Elizabeth M (65)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 9:08 am
This is an amazing story of such a little dog 'Katya' on a very long journey that many other dogs could not have made. The stamina and great heart has given her 21 years, which is astounding. I am so happy that Barbara stuck with this dog and gave her a loving forever family to be with in her senior years! Loved the photos of Katya with her daughters...tears!!
Thanks so much for this wonderfull story to start my Sunday Carrie.

Elaine Al Meqdad (283)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 9:17 am
Noted! Fantastic story and that dog is a beauty!!!

Ruth C (87)
Sunday September 8, 2013, 12:34 pm
Wonderful story!

Sunday September 8, 2013, 2:16 pm
Such an amazing and beautiful heartfelt touching story.

Thanks so much Carrie for finding this and sharing with us.

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday September 9, 2013, 2:13 am
Wow, beautiful dog and an amazing age to have reached - she has obviously been looked after by one of God's special animal angels.

Danuta W (1249)
Monday September 9, 2013, 4:27 am

Sheila D (194)
Monday September 9, 2013, 1:32 pm
Thank you Carrie for forwarding the article to me. Loved it and Katya is adorable...and yes, very special.
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