And I'm sure you all knew it.
It's official: he's staying. See the new collar and tag? We've renamed him Sam. I just couldn't see calling, "O'Malley! O'Malley!" across the park. He didn't respond to it anyway; it was the name the rescue group picked for him. He seems to like Sam better, or so I tell myself.
Could you say no to this face?
Or this one?
I held out for about four hours, which is probably some kind of record for me.
Both human and animal members seem equally content with the arrangement. Sophie hasn't chewed on a rawhide since Molly died almost a year and a half ago. Not once, until now.
And really, how could I turn down all this free fiber?
I now have dog hair to match every outfit.