Wednesday, May 23, 2012

Friends for Life Walk-a-thon


Our SD&G OSPCA tripod kitty, Alex  


This Saturday is the OSPCA Friends for Life Walk-a-thon, and I am still $375 from my goal of $1000 in pledges. If you would like to sponsor me, visit my page here. If not, no problem! :) We are looking forward to our walk on Saturday, for the Stormont, Dundas and Glengarry branch of the OSPCA. I hope the weather will be good. Too bad I can't bring a duck!



I call this his "maggot" pose! He looks all fat and juicy curled up like this.

 For those who don't know, in 2007 Alex was found caught in a leghold trap in Cornwall, Ontario. He was taken to the SD&G OSPCA shelter, where his maggot-infested rear leg was amputated. Six weeks later, we walked into the shelter looking for a dog, and instead came home with Alex!

10 comments:

  1. You made the right choice: I have met Alex and he is a very sweet cat!
    I will clic to donate! Good luck!

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    1. Thanks so much Elisabeth!!!

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  2. Poor Alex, what a trauma he went through. Is he missing a tail too? Thanks for giving him a nice warm home :)

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    1. No, he has a really fat tail! :) But he's hiding it in this photo. He is a very mellow cat. Hard to ruffle his feathers. I think that after getting stuck in a trap, nothing seems too bad in life.

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  3. Sweet post. BTW, it's dated TOMORROW, Thursday, May 24! Gave me quite a start. Thought I had missed a whole day!!

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    1. OOPS! Fixed that!! I was screwing around with the scheduling and messed things up.

      Happy Thursday, ha ha!

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  4. I wondered the same as Pasha about Alex's tail. I thought for a moment he was a manx. We have a manx and he lays like that, but without the tail :)

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    1. Alex did a very good job of camouflaging his tail in that pic! :) I was fascinated by Manx cats when I was a kid.

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  5. Awww... poor Alex... but I guess it worked out for him because he got adopted by you...

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    1. He's a pretty happy guy! I really hate leghold traps.

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Thank you for all your comments, which I love to read!