Last Monday, the three of us (me, the hubby and Morgan, our one year old lab) went to PAWS (The Philippine Animal Welfare Society) so Morgan can have his blood tested before he gets neutered. A lot of people are trying to discourage us from neutering Morgan. Well, why wouldn’t they? Morgan sure is a pretty dog but the hubby has already made up his mind due to a number of benefits. I don’t know much about dogs as I’ve never owned a pet before (except for a duckling which our neighbor’s kids drowned when I was about 5 years old) so I just came along for moral support. 🙂
It was our first time at PAWS and we spent the entire afternoon there waiting for the vet who was out for an emergency surgery. Call me mean but I just find it funny whenever I hear about dogs having cancer or tumors even diabetes or arthritis. They do get sick like people too. Vets won’t admit it but hubby says (according to some research and… common sense) the kibbles are to blame. It makes sense, doesn’t it? When humans survive on processed food alone, what do you expect to happen? Dogs are not different. They are not meant to have a diet of processed food. But how come vets still recommend kibbles? You can guess it…
Morgan is on raw diet for more than 6 months now. His usual meal consists of pork liver, chicken feet, neck(including the head), pig’s heart, pig’s kidney. Sometimes it is half a pig’s face, pork/beef ribs, a chicken quarter, a whole fish, raw egg (yes, including the shell) and once, a huge chunk of beef shank (I got jealous because beef shank is expensive and we rarely buy it and Morgan gets to eat one! I guess I never let the hubby forget it so he never bought it again. Hehe!) Did we notice any difference? Yes, we did. His coat is shinier, his poop is lesser and has almost no smell at all. He doesn’t have tartar and he seemed to be leaner, more muscular, not flabby. And no, he didn’t develop an appetite for every moving creature he sees.
Anyway, we waited for hours so we got to have chats with other sick dog owners (not that Morgan was sick. He was just about to be scheduled to have his balls taken out. Hehehe!)
Morgan is such a playful dog. He is always eager to interact with other dogs but most dogs find him annoying. Poor Morgan, he always gets rejected. 🙁
Most of the dogs who were waiting with us are sick. When we got there, there was this pitbull laying down on a sack with diaper on because his pee has blood. He is sick with urinary tract infection since December 28 and can no longer get up due to the pain. It’s ironic to see big, muscular dogs with fierce reputation laying there so helplessly…
This cat is up for adoption. When I found him inside his crate, he is curled up like a sleeping baby. So cute! If you are interested in adopting kittens, you may contact PAWS or you can drop by their office anytime.
I am not exactly a cat lover but these cats sure are entertaining. The fat, white cat slept all throughout our stay in PAWS, getting up only once to eat, then not wasting another second after eating, he went back to his sleeping spot. We never saw him awake again for the whole 5 hours. No wonder he got this big.
This one is my favorite. I called him (or her) a celebrity kitten because he just knows how to project. He was inside the cat house while I was taking this picture and sat there like a pro model. See how he created different looks? By the way, you might be wondering why the cats’s left ear was cut off. It is called eartipping and is the universal sign of a neutered/spayed feral cat. You can read more about it here.
Morgan is scheduled for neutering on January 22. That would be another long visit at PAWS.