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Monday, January 23, 2006
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“I think dogs are the most amazing creatures;

For me they are the role models for being alive.” 


Gilda Radner



He had suffered ever so greatly

Under Katrina’s very vicious attack

While racing for safety - struck by a car

He horrendously now had a broken back


He was found in a deserted home

Lying there sprawled on a filthy mat

And he was soon rushed to the pet clinic

This dog wanted to live no doubt about that


After weeks of veterinary care and treatment

This courageous canine who was named Red

Has remained an inspiration to all who’ve met him

Since he’s always happy and never filled with dread


If you stop to pet or chat with him

Red gets this huge smile on his face

And if you want to play fetch with him

He very excitedly rushes off on the chase


Red has lost the use of his back legs

And he has to scoot along on the floor

But this courageous mutt does it so willingly

He’s one Katrina victim that we all now adore


Pit Bull terriers have been given a very bad reputation

But the majority of Pits we’ve rescued are very sweet

Our dear old Red lavishes everyone with doggie kisses

As he rushes to the front door where everyone he greets


Donated rescue funds are now being utilized

To purchase a wheeled scooter for our friend

And we can’t wait to see this incredible dog

Joyously racing through the halls without end


And there are hundreds of pet rescue stories

Just as incredible and as heartwarming as this

Thanks to all who sent donations to these orphans

You’ve filled many animals and rescuers with bliss



©2006, Ed Kostro




Through Katrina's Eyes

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Reviewed by Andy Turner (Reader)
Yup dogs amaze me too. No matter what life throws at them, they just get up dust themselves of and keep on going.
Yup we can learn a lot from the animal kingdom...
Reviewed by m j hollingshead
lovely tale, how is he doing with his scooter?
Reviewed by Kate Clifford
The moment I ever hear of a animal attacking........I question the owners and wonder how it was brought up. Mean dogs are usually the result of abuse. Thanks for sharing this delightful write with us.
Reviewed by OnepoetGem *the Poetic Rapper
touching George
Reviewed by Birgit and Roger Pratcher
A wonderful write about a wonderful and brave dog!
Birgit and Roger
Reviewed by Kate Burnside
Red he most certainly is, Ed. Those scooter thingeys are just amazing and such fun... at least, they look it. This guy is destined to keep creaming ALL the attention at this rate, but it is no less than he and all the other brave animal warriors deserve after such traumatic life experiences. Puts a new complexion on "I Will Survive!" Heartwarming, thank you... looks like there is a great BONFIRE of stoked hearts on this page tonight, Buddy!! Kate xx
Reviewed by Richard Christopher Suarez
animals have such an incredible sense of loyalty and purity and you have been thier voice in this courageous heart-moving poem and story ed,...they can show by example their what many people need desperate;y to know!
thanks for sharing this great write !!!
peace ',
Rich Criso
Reviewed by E T Waldron
Thanks to you, your volunteer buddies,and all the workers,with compassion and huge hearts, stories like this are possible!
It's wonderful what they can do now with scooters etc. I've seen
one close up a neighbor has for her cat. Another great poem, Ed!

tiger lily
Reviewed by Sue Hess
i've seen the wheel chair for dogs, scooters i guess they are and they are fantastic for these poor animals who lose the use of their back legs
Reviewed by Tinka Boukes
Beautiful heartwarming tale Eddie!!

Love Tinka
Reviewed by Carole Mathys
A wonderful heart warming story Ed, bless you for caring...
love and peace...

Reviewed by Peter Paton
With caring and compassionate people like you around Ed, Red and others like him, will live to see the day !
We need many more like you who are prepared to devote their time and energies to improve the fabric of our society !
Heartwarming picture of Red !
Reviewed by Dawn Richerson
Red's my hero for the day, but he has to share the honor with you. a wonderful reminder of the animals that survived against the odds, Dawn
Reviewed by George Carroll
It's truly amazing how dogs adapt to their infirmaties and with the help of caring people like you Ed their lives are made much happier. You are gathering enough wonderful stories to fill two more of your books.
Reviewed by Only A Poet
it is an incredible story and it is wonderful that there are good people helping the poor animals.
Reviewed by Sandie Angel
It's hard to see our best friends suffer. Red is an inspiration to us all with his will to live and be happy.

Wonderful write, Ed!

Lucky Star Sandie May Angel :o)
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