Friday, May 25, 2012
I rushed in and out of the grocery store and as I was putting my groceries into my van, I looked down and there was a little Yorkshire Terrier looking at me. I was a bit surprised and looked around to see if I could see where he'd come from. I realized he was a little renegade so I tried to catch him but he ran off, through the parking lot. About that time I heard a woman's frantic voice calling a name. I went to her and found out that the dog belonged to her. Pointing in the direction where the dog had gone, I got into my van and tried to keep track of the dog. I caught only glimpses of him through the cars and traffic. Because he was so small, I lost sight of him and his owner as well. Another quick circle around the parking lot, and I saw the owner holding her dog! I was so thankful she'd managed to catch him! The dog was so hot (as was she) and I gave them each a couple of bottles of water and a portable dog bowl I had. She thanked me and offered to pay me for the water and bowl. Of course I refused and started home, glad that owner and dog were reunited!
With the holiday weekend, traffic was unbearable--But I think because I'd helped 2 strangers, 'good-karma' was there and I found a way around it and got home pretty easily. I'm hoping that tomorrow morning when I take Sam to the vet, there will be 'good karma' for him too. The left side of his face has become really swollen this week and is affecting his eye. I know he's in pain. I've increased the dose of pain medication and it seems to help. I'm hopeful there will be something that can be done. Paws crossed...I'm overwhelmingly worried about Sam.