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David & Rascal's Story

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David and Rascal share quite a unique bond, both pulled from a fire that destroyed not only their home but 2 other family members (2 dogs). Left with nothing but each other, read their story and please share to help David & Rascal.

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Michele Wilkinson (106)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 7:03 am
Good luck to David and Rascal.

Claudia I (40)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 8:05 am
Thank you!!!
and GOOD LUCK !! :)

tracey p (81)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 8:11 am
Good luck to these two good friends, who have been through so much. Rascal is adorable. It is deeply sad that the other dogs did not make it.

Ruth C (87)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 8:45 am
May God protect David and his friend Rascal!

Dotti L (85)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 8:49 am
Kimberly, thank you so much for this storyand for all that you do.

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:02 am
thanks for the story Kimberly.

patricia lasek (317)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:04 am
Good luck to them.

. (0)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:54 am
thanks for the story kim and will fwd. I pray for David and his friend Rascal.....

Nicole W (646)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:56 am
noted with tears and shared, thanks Kimberly

Alice C (1797)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 10:11 am
Prayers for David and Rascal

Lisa N (207)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 10:44 am
Best wishes for David & Rascal, sorry about the other dogs that did not make it. Thanks Kim for sharing the story with us.

Stelizan L (258)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 11:50 am
Prayers and thoughts are with David and Rascal that they get over this tragedy sooner rather than later and find some happiness in the future!

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 12:01 pm
Thank you, Kimberly.
My prayers and best wishes go out to David and Rascal.
As for the other dogs who didn't survive, I pray that their suffering was brief. R.I.P. ....You're safe now.

Beth M (138)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 1:36 pm
Needed tissues. Are there any churches or social services that can help?

Vukan Simic (121)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 2:34 pm
Thank you Kimberly!

penny C (83)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 2:41 pm
What good people these are to help out like that.Hope that that everything turns out well for them.

Carol C (97)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 3:02 pm
Noted. Thanks.

Past Member (0)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 7:01 pm
Noted. Heartbreaking, how can the elderly not be supported by local councils? Thank goodness for these people, what on earth would have happened to this man and his situation without them? How terrible they euthanised one dog, it must have been heartbreaking for the man and the lovely volunteers after all the work they did to help him. Really sad story but with hope. Maybe the volunteers could contact a local radio or tv station with the story as someone might have a room they could offer or a small dwelling. Good luck.

Kimberly Wright (325)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 7:09 pm
We have gone to the news and so far nothing but we are ever hopeful, thank you all for reading, praying and sharing. This couple that is helping him, volunteers here at Lucky Duck plus runs their own rescue and matt is a dentist too! Talk about a busy couple :)

Kim O (396)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 8:02 pm
So glad to read that so many people jumped in to help David!! All my hopes that David and Rascal find a new home together where things are a little easier for them!! Thanks Kimberly! Wish I wasn't so tapped out for cash!! :o(

Agnes N (703)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 9:25 pm
thanks Toni, Kim for sharing

Cynthia B (74)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 10:45 pm
I'm going to share with my friends

Carol Dreeszen (346)
Saturday October 29, 2011, 11:25 pm
So sad but thank goodness he still has the one dog! I hope David and Rascle can find some good living arrangements! Noted!

P A (117)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:23 am
Wonderful people at Lucky Duck - thank you to them.

Past Member (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:55 am
a man and his dog

Janice G (55)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 4:59 am
Think the man needs sheltered accommodation with his dog as he is not able to look after himself

Alicia V (181)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 5:50 am
Thanks for sharing. It is sad about the two doggies that died and hopefully David and Rascal make it in a good situation, a home together, clean and fed. The couple that them are angels on Earth.

Jo Asprec (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 6:26 am
God bless David and Rascal. Hooray for the Lucky Duck people reuniting them.

Elizabeth Fuller (134)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 6:56 am
Noted with thanks, RIP other doggies...God bless David and Rascal....

Brenda Towers (0)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 8:23 am
Noted. I wish them both well.

. (3)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 9:37 am
Noted and shared. Thanks Kim for sharing this story. Too many elderly people out there with similar problems. So glad there are still "angels" out there to help them and ther pet families.

Rita White (55)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 10:18 am
good luck to both

Sarah G (109)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 12:28 pm
thanks for posting

Christia F (158)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 1:38 pm

Shirley H (49)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:34 pm
Truly a feel good story.
Shirley H.

Anna Borsey (66)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 2:50 pm
What happened? Sincerely hope not arson! Did the frail old man knock over a kerosene lamp or heater, maybe?

Utterly pitiful. I do hope the two survivors are offered at least a room in a "granny annexe" in which to live out their days together - or maybe a "guest cabin" in someone's garden? Quite a few people in the USA have a guest lodge in their grounds, I believe.

I regret I cannot donate any money. I sponsor several cats, in three different countries as well as a special needs moon bear rescued from a bile farm in China. Blessings be upon the pair.

Dawn Marie (24)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 6:37 pm
A very moving & bittersweet story. Thank you Kimberly and all those involved with Lucky Duck Rescue! God Bless David and Rascal. I pray that they find a safe home very soon & Rascal receives successful treatment for the heartworm infection.

laura Wilhelm-Bruzek (1)
Sunday October 30, 2011, 7:24 pm
Thank you everyone for reading our story. We are so thankful that it could reach so many people and we will continue with our efforts to make sure David and Rascal are safe and happy. We believe God has a plan for us and them and we KNOW things will work out - we made a promise and we intend to keep it:)

Ellen m (215)
Monday October 31, 2011, 12:17 am
Kimberly, thanks for sharing this..i'm sending money to you today, so please appropriate between this cause and LUCKY DUCK as you see fit..i have so much to catch up on I really appreciate your patience! 1love

Iain A (66)
Monday October 31, 2011, 3:58 am

Elize Labuschagne (181)
Monday October 31, 2011, 6:01 am
I hope people will open their hearts to these two best friends !

Rita White (55)
Monday October 31, 2011, 9:14 am

Past Member (0)
Monday October 31, 2011, 11:36 am
Heartbreaking story. Thank you for sharing Kimberly.

Elizabeth P (99)
Monday October 31, 2011, 2:22 pm
Noted. Love will conquer all.

Julija S (87)
Monday October 31, 2011, 6:01 pm

Ingrid A (524)
Monday October 31, 2011, 9:08 pm
Very sad. Good luck to David and Rascal. Its noted. Thank you for sharing Kimberly.

reft h (66)
Monday October 31, 2011, 9:57 pm
so sad. Glad someone is trying to help.

Val G (102)
Monday October 31, 2011, 10:01 pm
So sad...
Best wishes to David and Rascal...
Thank you Kimberly...

Patricia W (94)
Monday October 31, 2011, 10:18 pm
Don't have alot, but I have enough, and I swear that I get more grateful every day I live. This is so sad - how did David fall through the cracks? Best luck and many prayers for David and Rascal. Lucky Duck is THE BEST.

TY for helping him when no one else would. TY Kim.

Franco Di Palma (374)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 9:44 am
Contribution made. I encourage everyone to send a little something to this poor soul and his dog. I am surprised to see how little they have been able to raise for such a tragic story. Please if it is possible, help these two. Thanks so much.

Heather O (12)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 11:10 am
my prayers and thoughts are with this family including the pets.

Cheryl Ulrich (110)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 2:38 pm
God Bless these kind people for helping out this poor man and his dogs !! :D

MarietteAWAY G (175)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 3:27 pm
Good luck to David and Rascal - my prayers are with you. Thanks Kim for sharing!

antonia maestre (25)
Tuesday November 1, 2011, 11:42 pm
We need people like them!

Donna M (5)
Wednesday November 2, 2011, 9:47 pm
awsume struff all the best the gods smile on you

Past Member (0)
Thursday November 3, 2011, 5:06 am

Jill Vickerman (416)
Sunday November 6, 2011, 8:07 am
What a terribly sad story...I hope that they will both be ok.

Iskra M (36)
Monday November 7, 2011, 4:17 am
Hope they are ok. Good luck to them!

Grainne OCarroll (72)
Wednesday November 16, 2011, 7:13 am
Good luck David and Rascal!
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