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Rj Mac
26th May 2010, 04:53 PM
Hi folks,

That's us home now, with Chico all settled, and introduced to everyone, only thing is we'v decided to re-name him Charlie, as we thought it suited him better, and as he almost completely deaf it makes no difference to him;)

He has settled so well for his 1st day, just an absolute dream, a little about him for you all, he is 12yrs old, has a grade 3 murmor, however at the moment that is very settled with his medication, we had a visit to our vets today, and he was extremely happy with his general state of well being, and also with his meds.

Personality wise, he's just so gentle, we are so happy,and lucky for that matter to have been alowed to home him:D

Here's a few pics of his 1st day....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0695.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0696.jpg

Hello Lucy...
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0697.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0700.jpg

Tried to get all 4 in here....
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0698.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0699.jpg

Zoe bowie
26th May 2010, 04:57 PM
Welcome to your new home Charlie!! Hope you have the best days of your life here :)

He is a gorgeous older gentleman, bless him ,he is adorable...I will look forward to the many updates about him and the rest of your crew.

Rj Mac
26th May 2010, 04:58 PM
A few more....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0701.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0702.jpg

Muuuuuuummm.......
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0355.jpg

Ah my new bed.....?
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0356.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0358.jpg

But, i think the couch is much better....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0359.jpg


That's the lot for now folks, i hope you like them:p

merello
26th May 2010, 05:05 PM
Hi Ryan!

Thanks for posting some pictures so soon. He is every bit as gorgeous as his picture on the BC website. Well done for rehoming him and looking forward to hearing more of his adventures with your family. We're all sending big hugs to beautiful Charlie.

Carol,Paul, Elise and "Princess" Kaley

Sullysmom
26th May 2010, 05:44 PM
Great pictures. He looks super sweet! He's lucky to have you!

*Pauline*
26th May 2010, 06:10 PM
He's really beautiful. :D

sins
26th May 2010, 06:18 PM
He looks very well for his age,not an ounce of excess fat on him!
He deserves a comfy retirement home,looks like he's landed in clover.
Sins

HollyDolly
26th May 2010, 06:22 PM
Thankyou so much for giving this adorable gent a home for his twilight years, taking on a dog with medication for heart problems is not for everyone. I applaud you.cl*pcl*p


Nanette xxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxxx

Claire L
26th May 2010, 06:41 PM
Congratulations guys!!! Charlie looks absolutely lovely and I'm delighted he gets to join such a wonderful caring and happy family. You are so generous to take on such an elderly gentleman . I wish you all the very best of times together :hug::hug::hug:

Rj Mac
26th May 2010, 06:47 PM
Thankyou all very much for your kind words, we'v also had our 1st walk together, so took a couple o pics of that too....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0364.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0363.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0360.jpg

And just for good measure, here's 1 of Megan....
http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0366.jpg

casshon
26th May 2010, 06:53 PM
Charlie is gorgeous - I love his grey eyebrows ;)

Looks like it didnt take him long to settle in :lol:

The Rouge Princess
26th May 2010, 07:42 PM
Charlie is one handsome lad, RJ.He looks right at home.I'm not sure on the name of the one on the sofa titled "Mummm" :o But the look on their face :D I never tire of seeing the many cavalier expressions.

Lovely pics

R
x

Rj Mac
26th May 2010, 08:16 PM
Charlie is one handsome lad, RJ.He looks right at home.I'm not sure on the name of the one on the sofa titled "Mummm" :o But the look on their face :D I never tire of seeing the many cavalier expressions.

Lovely pics

R
x

Thankyou, he seems to have taken everything in his stride so far, he's picked a spot on the sofa, and that's been him:slp:

The 1 on the couch with Lisa, is Lucy....our youngest:d*g:

R.

brid kenny
26th May 2010, 08:48 PM
Congrats guys. That is wonderful news.]

lindylou
26th May 2010, 08:54 PM
he is beautiful good luck to all of you

Teresa
26th May 2010, 09:28 PM
Aww bless him what a lovely old boy!!

Nicki
26th May 2010, 09:30 PM
Oh Ryan thank you so much for all the photos - tears of happiness here to see this wonderful old fellow so happy, making friends and just where he should be - cuddled up on the sofa to enjoy his retirement.

He looks amazing for his age - I adore the oldies, there is something so special about them.

I wish you a long and happy time with Charlie - like the change in name too, Chico didn't really suit him.


I hope Jake and the girls are enjoying their new companion - love the photos of them all together, especially the bribery LOL


Thank you again for adopting Charlie cl*pcl*p

Daisy's Mom
26th May 2010, 09:34 PM
He's so cute! Congratulations to both you and him. I'm sure you'll make each other happy. He looks perfectly sweet and gentle.

team bella
26th May 2010, 09:54 PM
What a handsome old boy. You've got yourself a lovely dog, well done. cl*p How lovely to see an 'oldie' get a chance. Did you mention how he came to be rehomed?

Rj Mac
27th May 2010, 07:35 AM
Thankyou again everyone fr your kind words:thmbsup:


Did you mention how he came to be rehomed?

It's a sad story to be honest, he's been a loved family pet of a retired widow all his life, but she took un-well, and had to go into care, and there was no-one to look after him, so he was passed into rescue.

On a brighter note tho, after his 1st night here, it's went really well, he's slept straight through over night, curled up beside the girls in our room, no probs at all:slp::slp:

He's a little picky with his food just now, but hopefully that'l settle in the next few days as he gets used to us and our routinesicon_nwunsure

Here he is this morning, after our wee 1st stroll of the day....

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0367.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/Image0368.jpg

:l*v::l*v:

merello
27th May 2010, 07:40 AM
He looks so content and at home already!!:-)

Charlifarley
27th May 2010, 10:08 AM
Congratulations! he looks such a wise old owl with those eyes! He is so lucky to have such a great new home.

Desrae
27th May 2010, 04:33 PM
God Bless you Ryan for taking on this sweet ol' gent. He's beautiful. I feel really sorry for his person, she must be missing him and he's missing her...
It's a good loving new home you're giving him and it is a very commendable thing that you have done! cl*p

ppotterfield
27th May 2010, 05:35 PM
What a wonderful story and wonderful photos. I love, love, love his eyebrows!!!! Thanks for sharing and bless you and your family for making a place in your home and hearts for him.

Rj Mac
27th May 2010, 06:42 PM
God Bless you Ryan for taking on this sweet ol' gent. He's beautiful. I feel really sorry for his person, she must be missing him and he's missing her...
It's a good loving new home you're giving him and it is a very commendable thing that you have done! cl*p

Thakyou Desrae, and to everyone else for your lovely words:thnx:


He's just ate his first full meal since arriving here, i think hunger eventually took over and he decided enough of this picky nonsence:wink:

It was the old faithful, boiled chicken in rice that got him eating, iv yet to meet a dog who doesn't like thaticon_nwunsure:lol::thmbsup:

Jasperxxgabby
27th May 2010, 07:38 PM
So sad that Charlies previous owner had to go into care, but it is so lovely to know he as found such a wonderful home :). Charlie is a handsome gent and looks so contented already, they are all lovely photos :luv:

Sabby
27th May 2010, 07:54 PM
Charlie is such a sweetie. :l*v:
Like other people have already mentioned, well done for giving this old gent a home. I hope you have many happy years together. I hope the previous owner is told that he is gone to a wonderful home where he has two other Cavaliers and of course Jake to look after him.

Rj Mac
27th May 2010, 10:50 PM
Just felt we had to snap these pics......who needs a bed......

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0708.jpg

http://i151.photobucket.com/albums/s157/RjMac_photo/Album%203/IMAG0707.jpg

:lol::l*v:

Teresa
27th May 2010, 11:12 PM
He looks and lies like my Barney!! Barneys eyes are going white too!!!! bless him

Can you find out where his old owner is in care?? you could visit!!

I work in a nursing hime and my two are getting used to visiting the residents they love them :)