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  His Whole New World
by Mr. Ed
Monday, June 11, 2012
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“I’m like a shooting star,

I’ve come so far;

I can’t go back,

To where I used to be.”


From Disney’s Aladdin,

A Whole New World




Homeless, his entire life

He was always on the run

He only knew man’s cruelty

But now, those days are done


He discovered the joy of having ‘stuff’

He now loves his cozy little dog house

Recently, he’s begun playing with toys

A rabbit, a duck, and a squeaky mouse


And I laughed so hard when he grabbed it

He decided he wanted my camping pillow

He also drags around his favorite ‘blankie’

A whole new way of life now, for Shadow


He also decided that he likes being petted

Wearing a collar now, provides him security

My dogs all like him, and he likes all of them

It’s been quite a journey, for Shadow and for me


Just yesterday, he decided that it was now finally time

To join the rest of his canine brethren in our backyard

A whole new world, is now waiting for him out there

He is leaving his past, which was so lonely and hard


I sometimes had my doubts along his difficult journey

But patience, understanding, and kindness, usually win

The once feral, fearful, distrusting, doubting, dog is gone

A brand new Shadow has emerged, his new life now begins


“A whole new world,

That’s where I’ll be;

A wondrous place,

For you and for me.”



©June 10, 2012, A Joyous Mr. Ed,

 Five Weeks After His Arrival Here







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Reviewed by Patrick Granfors 6/13/2012
Hot dog what a story! Quite an accomplishment for a wonderful cause. Patrick
Reviewed by m j hollingshead 6/12/2012
he looks wonderful!!

Reviewed by Ronald Hull 6/12/2012
He sure looks healthy, thanks to you.

Reviewed by jude forese 6/12/2012
a wonderful outcome for both you and Shadow ...
Reviewed by Lily of Lough Neagh C. Dennis-Woosley 6/12/2012
It is your love my dear Mr. Ed that tamed him, for you are full of love and are a blessing to all of them. Therefore it is returned in kind to this wonderful man. How you always touch me with your devoted love to them all.

Love and Light
Reviewed by Vivian Dawson 6/11/2012
Welcome to Mr. Ed's world *Shadow*
He will not disappoint you for the
love you so deserve!!!! And quite
a handsome dog too, but more important
a happy face filled with new promise!!!!!

Lady Vivian
Reviewed by Christine Alwin 6/11/2012
I am tickled pink!
Reviewed by Felix Perry 6/11/2012
Sounds like the love he was given changed his life for the better...
Reviewed by Mary Ann Biddinger 6/11/2012
"Shadow" & Mr. Ed...loving him is so easy from this view..he looks
happy and a bit impish of your camping pillow.. this is a "WOW"..tears!

Lady Mary Ann
Reviewed by Karen Vanderlaan 6/11/2012
you have done well, Ed-beautiful story, you are a man with a beautiful soul.
Reviewed by John Domino 6/11/2012
How comforting that Shadow is right at home!
Pets must be put here on this earth for man to enjoy!
They give unconditional love like no one can.
Are they angels?
Perhaps not but they treat us so much better than other species.
Sorry folks, when it comes to true friendship, human beings just cannot compete with dogs and cats!
Reviewed by Ed Matlack 6/11/2012
Knew if anyone could bring him around, you would be the one...u must be working with him alot as you have been absent from AD of late...missed you and worried about you...e
Reviewed by John Flanagan 6/11/2012
what strikes me here, Ed, in the photo
is the light in Shadow's eyes and the relaxation;
he is alive for the first time in his life..joyous
is the word, joyous
angel of mercy you are and you have just reward
and we do, too

Reviewed by Annabel Sheila 6/11/2012
My heart is soaring!!!!!!!!!! Having followed Shadow's story right from the beginning, I can't believe how far he's come!!!! You, my amazing friend, are an angel!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Bless you and your wife for your gigantic loving hearts! I couldn't be happier for precious little Shadow! You've made my day.........

Reviewed by JASMIN HORST SEILER 6/11/2012
Love makes all the difference in this world, keep on spreading the fertilizer Ed, keep it growing, Hugs!
Reviewed by Ruan Mills Burke 6/11/2012
Oh Ed! Tears of joy are pouring down my face. Shadow could not be in better hands! Thank you from the bottom of Shadow's heart. xxx
Reviewed by Amber Moonstone 6/11/2012
Ed, so heart warming and "real"...I love your humanity and your wonderful spirit of giving of yourself unconditionally to these creatures that need someone to nurture them. Shadow is one lucky dog for sure. He's absolutely adorable and very lucky to have you.

Much peace, love and light,
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