Three years ago today our darling dog Jonah was born in the Southern state of Kentucky. Arriving in this world as a stray, Homeward Bound Dog Rescue brought Jonah and his family up to Minnesota where they could be adopted into a loving home. At just nine weeks old we adopted this sweet little guy (on my birthday!). What a great birthday present he was. (Some cute puppy pics of Jonah to come soon in an Almost Wordless Wednesday post!).
Somehow, three years have passed already. Not a day goes by that I am not thankful for Jonah. He showers his family and everyone he meets with lots of love. He has also become a beloved member of the DOC (diabetes online community) through his appearances on Diabetes Light, offering his warmth, presence and support.
He seems especially cuddly today on his birthday—as I type this, he is pressed up next to me on the couch. I am enjoying every minute of it!
Offering an abundance of hugs, kisses, silly antics and all-around goofiness, not a day goes by that we are not laughing and smiling because of this sweet boy. He always seems to know when an extra cuddle is needed, warming my heart in a way only he could.
I’ve taken a small handful of pictures today to honor Jonah on his special day! (Umm. Yes, I took each of these pics today just for this post.. What can I say? I really love my boy!). One of these years on his birthday, I hope to make Jonah a special doggie birthday cake. Today he got a slice of American cheese. He did not seem to mind the compromise one bit. 🙂
Last week I picked out a few special things for Jonah’s 3rd birthday while at the pet store. Sweet potato dog fries (he loves these!) and an an eco-friendly toy—a large “Old Buzzard” made in India of water buffalo leather, coconut fiber and jute.
Happy Birthday Jonah!!!
I love you so much. You are the best Type 3 pup I could ever ask for. Always coaxing a smile or laugh from me even when I may not be feeling like it. May you always feel the love I have in my heart for you.
Peace & Light,
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ps. Junie capitalizing on Jonah’s birthday—she is sitting in the bag I was storing Jonah’s gifts in.