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Karlin
27th September 2007, 06:14 PM
I posted this picture from Thelly into the thread for the little girl still seeking a home but I imagine lots didn't see it. It is such a sweet portrait of Ginger's little family that I wanted to post it for everybody to see. The little girl is having a promising home vetted in the next day or two so :xfngr: she will be soon settled in and spoiled! :)

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1353/1437399653_f757537fa9.jpg

Once more I'd just like to give heartfelt thanks to Thelly and Gerry who as first time fosters not only were willing to take two emergency dogs into foster for me, but stuck by Ginger when it emerged she was not just gaining weight but gaining puppies. :shock: Of course I was mortified! Committing to whelping and raising a litter is a Big Job and Thelly and Gerry showed incredible generosity and very big hearts in being willing and able to take on this task. As we all can see, the puppies are a real credit to them and I am delighted they will see one grow to maturity with Thelly's mum and also, that Ginger has a permanent home with them (even though they initially promised they definitely did not want to keep any fosters :lol:).

From L-R they are the pup staying with Thelly's mum (F), the girl looking for her new home, and the little boy.

It is lovely too that the little boy is going to a friend of a board member and so we will also be able to follow his shenanigans as he grows up. :jmp2::jmp2:

sarahg
27th September 2007, 07:26 PM
They are stunning little puppies :lotsaluv: i would love to home the little girl, but i know it is not possible as i dont live in Ireland. Im glad it looks like she has a good home to go to. Thelly you have done a marvelous job :flwr:

Mycavyangels
27th September 2007, 07:38 PM
awwww they are soooo Sweet:):):)

Karlin
27th September 2007, 07:54 PM
Just a reminder of what they looked like before:

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1187/1160025779_db503f7589.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1150/1160028391_f8037a3ef0.jpg

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1217/1160029157_b5b82b29ec.jpg

Mycavyangels
27th September 2007, 07:56 PM
awww even more cuteness :D

Barbara Nixon
27th September 2007, 08:26 PM
How about a photo with Ginger, so we can really see how they've grown.

Donna27
27th September 2007, 09:17 PM
Awww they are just precious!!! I'm coming to Ireland next week, can I take one home with me?? :D

Claire L
27th September 2007, 09:23 PM
Those are just gorgeous puppies. They look like they're nearly as big as their Mum now :eek: Being Cav/Lab mix I'll bet they grow into wonderful adults.

Emma n Renco
27th September 2007, 10:25 PM
my gosh!!! They have grown so quickly - aren't they gorgeous!!

Cathryn
27th September 2007, 10:40 PM
:w*w: That went quickly didn't it? As you say all credit to Thelly and her OH for their incredible generosity and love, I am so happy that they are keeping Ginger :lotsaluv: sometimes it's good to be a "failed" foster Mum eh? :lotsaluv:

Thelly
28th September 2007, 09:59 AM
Thanks so much everyone. It has been such a wonderful journey with this family. From glancing at Ginger asleep one evening and thinking - God she is getting FAT! to sitting on the floor with her as she had her little babies! It's so great that we will get to see one of the girls grow up. Mum is naming her Juliet.

As Karlin said - we were adamant that we would not be failed fosters but with everything Ginger had been through with us I could not bear to have her start again somewhere else. I was delighted that we could keep her. :rah: She is well and truly at home now and demands to sleep on me in the evenings (much to LouLou's dismay!!) But they are all friends now

God to think that last April 12 months ago we had no dogs at all here. Bailey was found dumped in the woods close to our house and we took him in - we took ownership of Lou from a family that were not able to look after her properly (thank God) and now little Ginger. We couldn't be happier! It's so weird that they are all Cavs that have come our way...a calling I think! *ng*l

Rj Mac
28th September 2007, 10:05 AM
Congratulations Thelly, they are stunning, a real credit to you and Ginger cl*pcl*pcl*p:thmbsup:

casshon
28th September 2007, 10:07 AM
They are so adorable. Well done Thelly for all your hard work and I'm so glad Ginger has found her forever home with you :D

jld
30th September 2007, 04:00 AM
I, too, just have to say Well Done !!!!!!! We are all going to miss seeing pictures and reading updates on Ginger and her puppies. It has been quite a journey for us all and I know especially for you. But what a happy ending for 4 wonderful dogs. Way to go..........Judy and Dixie

Nicki
30th September 2007, 10:00 AM
Congratulations Thelly on doing such a superb job of raising the pups - they look wonderful, and I'm so thrilled that we will continue to have updates.

It's fabulous that Ginger can stay with you - I'm sure you have a very special bond now after raising the pups together.

Wishing Juliet and the other pups a wonderful happy future - another happy ending - well really a new beginning.

Karlin
1st October 2007, 05:39 PM
Just was sent this pic of Goldie in her new home. :l*v: Isn't she a sweetie?

The report form her new family is that she slept through the night without crying, is already going outside to do her business, and they adore her. :)

http://farm2.static.flickr.com/1439/1468814472_7d1aa8e025.jpg

Thelly
1st October 2007, 06:01 PM
Yippee - I am so happy to see this pic. I was a little sad yesterday saying goodbye but they were so happy to meet her it made it alot easier seeing the smiles!

Just one left now...little freckle face - off on Wednesday to his new life. I will miss them all.

coconut
3rd October 2007, 09:44 AM
how did i missing this whole thread!! They have gotten so big and are so cute.

Miss Daisy
5th October 2007, 10:43 AM
hi everyone.. here is the little boy. named scampers.

i lent them a cat basket while they decide what type of basket (and what size!) to get for him... he's not going to fit in this one for very long...

:lotsaluv:

http://www.irishanimals.invisionzone.com/uploads/monthly_10_2007/post-1-1191573689.jpg

Thelly
5th October 2007, 10:48 AM
He looks so big! I want to give him a big squeeze! Love the name. Can't wait to see him grow B I G G E R!!!

Thanks for the pic!

sinecurea
5th October 2007, 03:01 PM
Are they labrador pups?

Miss Daisy
5th October 2007, 03:28 PM
they are a cross between blenheim cavalier and yellow labrador - a lovely combination i must say. love those freckles! am getting to visit him sunday and will take more photos.

denise

Karlin
5th October 2007, 03:44 PM
Thanks for posting that, denise! What a cutie. Yes he isn't long for that basket! :lol:

Miss Daisy
13th October 2007, 11:41 PM
http://www.irishanimals.ie/scampers.jpg

i visited scampers today. what a cuddly guy - and that lovely puppy smell! he is mad as a hatter puppy like, but actually a very calm dog, he's not barky, he knows his name very well, and often sits calmly.... in this pic he does look big, he's in front of a little 7 year old girl. i'd say he has some growing to do... but don't really think he's going to be huge in the end.

what a bundle of goodness :lotsaluv:

Charleen
14th October 2007, 01:25 AM
Scampers is a real cutie. :luv:

Thelly
14th October 2007, 07:18 PM
Hi Scampers!!

It's great to see the pics of him (he was my fav...shh). He looks so big alright. I love his freckly nose.

Thanks for the pics - love to watch him grow up!:luv::luv::luv:

Miss Daisy
14th October 2007, 09:35 PM
Thelly, he is the most sublime little man. he often sits so calmly you'd think he was much older then approx 10 weeks. and is so cute with that freckly face - i can see why he was a secret favourite... he's certainly mine!

Karlin
14th October 2007, 10:57 PM
I think young puppies are more than anything the product of the environment they are raised in -- you cantell a good breeder by the temperament of the puppies they home and I really agaon would like to credit Thelly and Gerry who clearly gave a very happy, active, calm home to these rapscallions. Each puppy is in such a great new home too that they can only keep getting better! :lol: Scampers really has a lot of white on him (more than it seemed when he was tiny!) -- interesting that this has become more prominent as he's gotten a bit older. He sure is cute! Ginger sure produced a strapping young son considering how small she is. Thanks for the update post miss d!