7.10.2011

#112 - Ringo's 1st Gotcha Day!


We adopted this handsome, old chap exactly one year ago today! When we saw his photo online on a rescue website, we fell in love with his big eyes and gray snout that show his wisdom and experience. At 8 years old, it looked as though Ringo would be stuck at the shelter, and we knew that with a name like "Ringo", he had to be a part of our family (since we are huge Beatles fans)!


He was only 12 lbs. when we got him, completely malnourished and starved. He was a bit skittish and would eat anything that seemed remotely edible. Now Ringo weighs in at a healthy 20 lbs. and enjoys every day with my family. He eats only healthy foods, with an occasional yummy treat, and often plays with his favorite stuffed octopus. He loves to curl up in the corner of the couch in the cutest little ball and is a warm bundle when he lays across your lap. He is especially attached to my mother, since he is more her dog while JD is mine, but the entire family adores him and his caterpillar-like eyebrows.


Ringo turned 9 years old just 3 days ago on July 7 - the same day as the real Ringo Starr. How cool is that coincidence?


Thank you, Ringo, for joining our family!

x's & o's

8 comments:

Miss Tallulah Porkchop said...

Happy anniversary. :)

Yoda, Brutus & Ellie said...

Happy Gotcha Day, Ringo!!!

Pugs & Kisses,

Yoda, Brutus & Ellie

Minnie and Mack said...

Happy Birthday, handsome boy!

Drools and licks,
Minnie and Mack

PeeS: What a heart warming gotcha story.

Alycia (thecuriouspug.com) said...

oohh ringo is so cute! happy adoption anniversary!

Rae said...

he is so cute, and lucky!
both of our dogs are older pugs from the pound. they are the best!

Sequoia & Petunia & Emma said...

Happy Gotcha Day Ringo!! You found a great family. We still can't believe you were a mere 12lbs. We are happy to hear you are a healthy guy now too.

Hugs
The Girls

Tweedles -- that's me said...

Ringo
We are so happy that you have this wonderful family filled with love.
Happy Gotcha Day!
You made your family complete,, and we are so glad that we know you!
love
tweedles

tubby3pug said...

Happy Gotcha Day--he is a beautiful pug and so lucky