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Toro was waiting anxiously at the local dog shelter, with sad lonely eyes. He paced back and forth, as the days passed him by. If I wasn't a little Chihuahua, maybe they would choose me then. I rather be a strong German Shepherd, because they always get picked, and my loneliness, would end. Oh, oh some people are looking to adopt! They are walking by my cage, oh no please, notice me, please stop! They walked by Toros cage, as he wept and let out a mournful sigh. His little heart was broken, as he was not chosen, way deep, deep, deep inside. He would start to tremble, from all the rejection he felt, when he was looked upon. No one wanted a puppy trembling, thinking he had something wrong. The expression, "Every dog has his day." came into play, on this special day. My wife Judy and I saw him shaking in his cage. My wife said. "What's the matter honey are you feeling cold?" She raised him up and held him, what a happy boy! Toro's eyes lit up like the brightest sun. His tail was wagging, as his heartfelt pain, was healed and gone. My wife said, "Michael this one, I have to have." "A wonderful choice honey." I said. He wouldn't sit still, as he was full of excitement, as we were taking him home. His little heart was pounding so fast as his anticipation had grown. He ran out of the car like he had been here before, and waited for us, to open the front door. Once inside he met Saranac our cat, and ran over to meet Lily May our terrier, my wife's favorite brat. He spends his time given us his loving doggy licks and impresses us daily with his fancy doggy tricks. My Toro now runs around like he owns the place. Every once in a while, he gives the paperboy, a couple of barks and a little chase. He follows me now wherever I go, and bites at the flies, that fly around his nose. Toro brings us so much joy, each and everyday. " This is your special home, my little friend, where, you will always stay." Michael Tor 9/14/2015 My pet, Contest. Sponsored by Broken Wings.

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Date: 10/9/2015 2:10:00 AM
Very impressive 777
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Date: 9/25/2015 11:37:00 AM
Oh, I absolutely adore the emotions and the happy ending. A beautiful story and a beautiful poem ... CayCay
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michael tor
Date: 9/25/2015 7:47:00 PM
Thank you CayCay
Date: 9/19/2015 8:08:00 PM
I really love this poem. It touched me! Congratulations on your win. Janice
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michael tor
Date: 9/25/2015 7:46:00 PM
Thank you Janice. Toro loves the win too. Lol
Date: 9/19/2015 9:40:00 AM
Wonderful tribute to ur pet Michael ! Congrats on big win! Thnx for ur visits to my page!
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michael tor
Date: 9/19/2015 6:49:00 PM
Thank you Dr. Upma.
Date: 9/18/2015 10:40:00 PM
Michael, I enjoyed reading this piece. The day that you and your wife walked in that dog shelter was a special day for you all. Congratulations on your well derserving win:-)Alexis
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michael tor
Date: 9/19/2015 6:50:00 PM
It was Alexis Thank you for your kind comments.
Date: 9/18/2015 6:54:00 PM
what a charming poem Michael so glad Toro got the opportunity to be happy with you :-) congrats on your win:-) hugs Jan xx
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michael tor
Date: 9/19/2015 6:51:00 PM
Thank you Jan. Toro thanks you too.
Date: 9/14/2015 4:51:00 AM
What a delightful tender story of care and love, dear Michael! How many "Toros" of our kind are out there waiting for the one to come along and change their life. A seven!
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michael tor
Date: 9/14/2015 5:01:00 AM
Thank you my friend. this is a true story. So many animals are neglected. It is shameful. My heart cries out to them. Like us people they need love too. You are so right Demetrios. Thank you for your kind thoughts as always and have a peaceful day.