Sunday, November 29, 2009

The right dog

Kane napping. We've sen him sleep like this a couple of times.

Happy Boy!

Kane has fit into our home as if he has always lived here. When we arrived at the rescue, we could see him back in his kennel excitedly wagging his tale. The volunteer brought him out to us and he acted like we were old friends. It was like he was thinking "What took you so long to get here?" I filled out the paper work and then it was time to go. As soon as the car door was opened, he just hopped in and curled up. We had a 3 hour drive home and he slept the whole way. We weren't sure how Stella would react to him initially. She usually switches between being afraid of new dogs and wanting to be sure they know she is the boss and generally takes a couple of days to accept them. She immediately started sniffing and following Kane around as he explored the house and just seemed excited to have a new friend. Other than not wanting to share her rawhide (to which Kane has no interest in), they act like old buddies. We left them alone today while we did a couple of errands and they just napped the whole time. We were prepared to have to take some time for Kane to get adjusted and to get to know us but instead he has settled right in.

Kane is the biggest lover and very laid back. He's happy to go along with anything. We took a short walk before the rain came. He was happy. We all just hung out inside this evening and were lazy. He was happy. He is also very, very quiet. He hasn't barked, whined, cried, yipped or anything. I even rang the doorbell to see if he would react. Not a peep. Stella rarely barks inside but she is very vocal otherwise. Always grunting and groaning. Domi had her own set of funny sounds too.

We have asked Kane if he would like his own blog and he is considering it. He can't decide what to call it if he does so we will have to wait and see what he decides. Hopefully he will have an answer for us soon.


Khyra The Siberian Husky And Sometimes Her Mom said...

What great timing!

Mom is already leaking about the Hallmark movie and now THIS!

Khongrats to Kane!

He's found the right hoomans to make his furever furamily!

Domi is furry proud!


JackDaddy said...

Thank you for posting this! Good news is always nice to read.

Not barking at the doorbell? Are you sure he's not really a cat in disquise? :)

Here's wishing you many many years of happiness with your new family member.

Anonymous said...

Hi Kane!!! You should definitely have your own blog. I'll bet you have lots of stories to tell.

I'm happy for ALL of you!!!

P.S. How about Kane's Kommentary?

Scout and Freyja said...

He is ADORABLE! My goodness it sounds like such a good match. There is a book I love: Secondhand Dog. I recommend it to a lot of my rescue families. Primarily one of the cautions is that the dog you see when you bring it home is not quite the dog you will have in 6 months. They say it will take about that long to adjust completely and for the true spirit to make an appearance.

I'm sure he will remain perfect☺ If Kane does have his own blog, I would be more than happy to design it for him (no cost). I understand if you would like to do it all yourself as he is your dog. It would be nice if Kane allowed his siblings to make guest blogging appearances☺

Enjoy the new member of your family! I couldn't be more thrilled if he was mine. I have a strong feeling that Domi is looking down on all of you right now and smiling - she knows now that her work is over and she can play until she will see you again.

Maggie and Mitch said...

This was truly meant to be! We are absolutely THRILLED for you, Kane!
Mitch sleeps with his paw over his nose lots of times!

Love ya lots
Maggie and Mitch

The 'splorin' Wolfies said...

Kane said he would like his own blog. he thought you should call it Able Kane

Shmoo said...

I'm hoping he calls it "Raising Kane" because I'd like to see some destruction and human behavior modification going on in that house, along with a new HULA member: Kane... eat the shoes, go for the shoes!


JackDaddy said...

OOOO, I like Raising Kane too! :)

Ginger Jasper said...

Dont yu just love a happy ending.. I just so think things happen for a reason . This little one was here so you could go get him and he is just fitting in so easily because he was meant to.. A lovely outcome.. Hugs GJ x

Bob said...

Kane looks like one happy guy.
We are sure Domi had a paw leading you to Kane and is very happy that you have opened your heart and home to give another a forever home.

Hamish & Sophie

The OP Pack said...

Awesome news!!!! He looks exactly as you describe him. We are so happy for you. And yes, he needs to have his own blog. We can't wait to share all the adventures of Kane.

Woos, the OP Pack

Anonymous said...

Great news! He's beautiful, and it sounds like that rarest of things -- true love at first sight! Love is never replaced -- it only grows. Lucky Kane, and lucky you.
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