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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #75 on: March 13, 2018, 04:41:39 PM »
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #76 on: March 13, 2018, 04:55:10 PM »

As far as Misa... at first, I thought maybe I just returned too soon to get her bowl.  Then I got to thinking... it took some creative eating skills to eat around the rabbit. 



That's a skill Barkly has. I have to get capsules for any supplements for him, or they'll be left in his bowl. SO, I have to break them open and mix them into food. And I've tried putting them inside balls of meat. He can get the meat off of them.
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #77 on: March 13, 2018, 05:35:30 PM »
A dirty look... HA HA HA!

That's like Roxy when she isn't pleased with the choice of a meal.  She walks away from her dish.  "Stands" at the end of the hall... and pouts.  There is no other way to describe it. 

As far as Misa... at first, I thought maybe I just returned too soon to get her bowl.  Then I got to thinking... it took some creative eating skills to eat around the rabbit. 



The question is, which cat taught her how to do it?


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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #78 on: March 13, 2018, 08:58:40 PM »
Misa - "Monday class exhausting."
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #79 on: March 13, 2018, 09:02:23 PM »
She looks SO peaceful. That's an indication that maybe she doesn't like the great outdoors quite as much as she used to do--she chose a cot over the ground.
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #80 on: March 13, 2018, 09:17:26 PM »
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #81 on: March 13, 2018, 09:42:21 PM »
Awwwwwww!

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I put a scoop of rabbit in Misa's lunch bowl of turkey.  When I returned to pick up her bowl...

Would that be raw turkey, ground, canned, or some of the kibble (as part of the transition)?
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #82 on: June 02, 2018, 09:51:49 AM »
To answer this and update...



Would that be raw turkey, ground, canned, or some of the kibble (as part of the transition)?

It was ground raw turkey.  We jumped right into raw with Misa.
By the way, she now likes rabbit.  She just turned it down that one time. 

In the beginning, Misa liked to be in a crate.  She liked to have the door closed at night.  If I didn't lock the door, she wouldn't relax.
Fast forward... didn't want the door locked.
Fast forward again... no crate... thank you very much.
She now sleeps on a dog bed in the master bedroom.
I did put her on my bed once.  She did NOT like that...jumped right down.

Misa still doesn't walk around the house on her own. 

We have had a few strangers over... she visited them both. 
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #83 on: June 02, 2018, 11:03:17 AM »
PS
I am a bit worried about her being lonely.  She spent a LOT of time with other dogs, before coming to us. 
She likes us...but not to the extent that makes me feel we are enough for her. 
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #84 on: June 02, 2018, 11:21:50 AM »
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I am a bit worried about her being lonely.  She spent a LOT of time with other dogs, before coming to us. 
She likes us...but not to the extent that makes me feel we are enough for her. 

Does the rescue you got her from have any dogs that were housed with her that she might have gotten along with?
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #85 on: June 02, 2018, 04:17:25 PM »
Lonely as in, you think you may become a 2 dog family again?

Thanks for the update!  I love hearing the steps of her progress.  Reminds of of Queen Eva's early days.

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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #86 on: June 03, 2018, 01:28:51 AM »
I don't think I have the energy to add another furkid...
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #87 on: June 03, 2018, 07:17:43 AM »
She interacts with the cats though right?

Remember it's still early days in the big scheme of things and look how far she has come already!

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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #88 on: June 03, 2018, 03:09:58 PM »
A few headbutt her once in a while, and she accepts the behavior.  No playing though. 
I think I will just take a deep breath... you are right, we are still in the early stages.
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Re: New Dog, Misa!
« Reply #89 on: June 20, 2018, 05:11:17 AM »
I love Misa's picture in the box up in the corner!  Just seeing your ply here, yes, it is early days and there will come a time when Misa will forget shew as ever anywhere but in her own special family. 

Did you tell us a while back that Leonard seemed to take an interest in her right off? Wondering if that bond has been developing at all.

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