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- 2341 days ago -
Police officer Anna M. Richardson's account of Charlie, a rescued dog that learned what it meant to be home.


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Michele Wilkinson (106)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:11 am
A wonderful story.
Thanks to all involved in saving Charlie, and caring for him with love.

Anna Undebeck (256)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:28 am
Thanks for this, good reading =)

aj E (164)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 8:42 am

Gene J (289)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:04 am
What a marvelous story! Blessed are such as she, the angels who walk the streets with us. "And now, Charlie lives his life on ten-acres, patiently waiting for the day he will see his best friend again at Rainbow Bridge. I know Wendell is waiting."

I know how she feels, I have a menagerie waiting for me there too. And I know they'll wait as long as it takes me to get there. Dogs are pure love, if given the slightest chance to show us that. We could all learn from them, quite a lot about how to treat each other, and them. I think there's an angel living within each of them, just waiting to love us, if we let them. I'll never forget this story.

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:22 am
Thanks, nice story.

Effie Ligon (57)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:23 pm
Great story, thank you! I have a rescue dog myself.

Iveta Cer (38)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 5:34 pm
Thanks for beautiful story and thanks for saving Charlie

pam w (139)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:18 pm
Sweet....simply sweet!

Winn A (179)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:30 pm
Wonderful story. Thanks so much for sharing . . . .

Christeen A (312)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 6:38 pm
This is fabulous. Thanks for sharing.

Marie W (67)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 7:53 pm
Lovely story

Gabriele R (26)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 9:17 pm
Thank you for sharing this beautiful story.

Susanne R (236)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:09 pm
What a touching story! Thanks for sharing it, Cal!

Migi H (19)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:19 pm
That's a really sweet and heartwarming story! I'm glad Charlie and Wendell found each other, and the photos of Charlie napping with the cat is just too precious!

Past Member (0)
Sunday February 17, 2013, 10:29 pm
Thanks for wonderful story .

Autumn S (151)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:32 am
Thanks, Cal ! That's a very heart warming story :)

Gysele van Santen (213)
Monday February 18, 2013, 12:41 am
sweet, thnx.

Intan Surya Dawood (3)
Monday February 18, 2013, 1:20 am

katarzyna phillips (6)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:09 am
lovely story! glad Charlie had people around him who care, shame there's not as many people like that around

Danuta W (1251)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:22 am

Leslene Dunn (84)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:45 am
I don't even want to read the story, even though I know it would be a good one. Things like this just make me morbid and sad and fuel my anger knowing that this animal was once abused. Bless his rescuer abundantly and may this precious animal life the life he was meant to live, surrounded by love and kindness.

Helen Porter (39)
Monday February 18, 2013, 4:52 am
Thank you for sharing this encouraging story.

We need to stay positive.

Past Member (0)
Monday February 18, 2013, 5:01 am
They're our best companion

Ellen m (215)
Monday February 18, 2013, 8:53 am
That was great Cal, and I know everyone who has ever been a kid (or adult) trying to pull a slick one, or a rescuer, foster or just a dog lover will find many things in this story to smile at and relate to ;-)

Sheila S (52)
Monday February 18, 2013, 7:23 pm
This article should come with a warning: Enter here with tissues at hand!
Thanks for the post - heartwarming!

Ellen m (215)
Tuesday February 19, 2013, 3:23 am
Forgot to add shared as my daily smile for my animal rescue friends on fb ♥
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