Cupcake is now my Old Friend

by Kim Marlowe
(Cecil, WI.)

My Old Friend, Cupcake is 17 years old. She came to me when she was 4 weeks old.
Cupcake was the Runt of a litter and Momma didn't want her. All her siblings ganged up on her and kept from eating.

That is when I took her. My older dog accepted her and mothered her for her first year. I took care of all the feeding of course.

Cupcake helped me raise 3 children who are all grown and gone now. She was our companion, friend, comforter and even tho she would kiss a stranger to death she saw herself as our protector too.

Today, her and I keep each other company. Cupcake is Blind, Deaf, and has Arthritis in her hips. She is also incontinent. Her Vet says she is in great health for her age.
She loves to eat my homemade junk free dog food, and loves to mow the lawn, shovel snow, and go for rides in her ATV. She has her own cradle on each one.

BUT... some days I just look at her with Awe and wonder how much longer it will be.
Because I realize that the ultimate decision will have to come from me!

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Dec 02, 2011
by: Paul

Thanks for telling us about your old dog Cupcake. It's nice to see that even though she has some age related problems she is still enjoying life to the full!

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Return to YOUR old dog.