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Barbara Nixon
22nd October 2006, 08:12 PM
Lisa, who lives near me and runs Greyhound Gap, whcih helps greyhounds and lurchers, lost her old boy, Duke, yesterday. He had his breakfast and settled with a treat, while Lisa walked the other greys, then , when she got home, went into his crate and died.

Now she'd been in contact with a general breed rescue, who told her of an old lurcher, who'd been rehomed with her daughter, but she was returned and had been overlooked for a year. This dog's story touched Lisa, as it was similar to that of another one, so she determined to help the old girl, when her current foster was ready to move on.

With Duke's passing, she decided that the old bitch could be taken on now, but it wasn't until she'd put down the phone, after making arrangements, that she realised the bitch was called Duchess !

Cathy Moon
22nd October 2006, 08:14 PM
Ohhh, what a coincidence! Bless her for opening up her home to one needing a home so soon. :flwr:

matties mum
22nd October 2006, 08:30 PM
How good for her that she could take on another and her to be called Duchness ----Aileen

Maxxs_Mummy
22nd October 2006, 08:34 PM
OMG obviously meant to be then. Hope Duke is happy at the Bridge chasing those bunnies for all he's worth :flwr:

Bless her for having such a big heart to be able to take Duchess so soon too :flwr:

Jonty
24th October 2006, 02:23 PM
Wow, what a coincidence. It was obviously meant to be :)