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Offline Ceriffwrdd

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Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« on: August 17, 2016, 20:35:28 PM »
Hiya,

I am from Pontypridd and i recently signed up to foster.

My lovely Staffy X boy passed away a few weeks ago suddenly of heart failure, he was 12. I only had him just over 3 years, he was a local street dog "owned" by a thug. When he went to prison, i took on this beautiful street urchin.

We had a lot of work to do in the early days, burned paws, stinky thin fur, worms, fleas.. on his first wash i found cigarette burn scars on his head and belly. I cried.

Within a few months he went from having a sad little face to a full staffy grin.

I know his last few years were the best and i genuinely think he completely forgot his previous life.

My house feels totally empty now, so i am looking forward to meeting new four legged characters and helping them exercise their wag muscles. :)

Butty Bach before..


.. and after


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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #1 on: August 17, 2016, 20:46:45 PM »
Welcome Ceri!

What an absolutely gorgeous pooch with a beautiful smile!  :-*

I look forward to hearing you get your first foster! Paws crossed for a staffy shaped cutie  ;D
« Last Edit: August 17, 2016, 20:49:10 PM by jellitot »
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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #2 on: August 17, 2016, 21:19:55 PM »
Hi Ceri, what a fab job you did with your handsome man, how lucky he was to have you. Welcome to the team, Kelli x

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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #3 on: August 17, 2016, 21:21:37 PM »
What an amazing transformation Ceri, and a wonderful thing you did for your stunning Staffy Boy, giving him the best 3 years of his life xxx

Welcome xx
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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #4 on: August 18, 2016, 07:53:55 AM »

Hello & Welcome Ceri, Well done on helping a bullbreed what a great job you done, Hopefully we can get your visit arranged asap and get the hole filled with a foster dog as sadly there are many that can fill it.
COULD YOU OPEN YOUR HEART & HOME UP BY FOSTERING? HELP US TO HELP MORE POUNDIES

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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #5 on: August 18, 2016, 14:20:30 PM »
Welcome Ceri - lovely to have you on board.  :D  My Staffie cross also died of heart failure at around 12 years old - so glad you could make your boy's last few years so happy, I'm sure he gave you so much love and happiness. Great to have a fosterer who loves the Bull breeds & Staffy Crosses - there are always so many in rescue centres! :(
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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #6 on: August 18, 2016, 18:28:47 PM »
 :) Hiya & welcome to the Four Paws family, what a lucky boy to have found you, you transformed him, the 1st piccie shows the sadness in his eyes :'(, he had the most wonderful life with you & it shines through his whole body, his eyes & his smile says a million words.
I'm soooo pleased you've taken the foster journey, it will be bitter/sweet but oh soooo rewarding, looking forward to see who will be your 1st "visitor".xxxxxxxxxx
Luv my 3 Yorkies Ruby, Ben & Alfie & JR X Chi Mad Mikey   & my beautiful Bridge babies Tom, Granny, Lucy, Oscar, Benjy & Pepsi.

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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #7 on: August 18, 2016, 19:51:55 PM »
Hi Ceri, what a happy looking dog, you certainly made a difference to that boy's  life.  It's hard to lose them isn't it?

I'm a new fosterer  too, picked up my first house guest yesterday, I don't know who was more excited, her or me!

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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #8 on: August 19, 2016, 18:27:26 PM »
Thanks everyone! I love all dogs but Bull breeds and Terriers have a special place in my heart. Nothing wrong with a "Heinz 57" either. :)

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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #9 on: August 19, 2016, 21:53:43 PM »
Hi ceri it was lovely meeting you hope all is well with you Joy xx
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Re: Hello, My name is Ceri, signed up to foster.
« Reply #10 on: August 19, 2016, 23:22:18 PM »
Hi ceri it was lovely meeting you hope all is well with you Joy xx

Lovely to meet you too. All is well here. x x