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Denali, The Great One

Our little Chihuahua is the apple of our eye! We named her Denali, yes after Mt. McKinley in Alaska. Denali means The Great One to the Alaskan natives and we felt it was fitting! She may be little but she has a big personality!

We brought Denali home on a whim. We were not planning on getting another baby but I think she picked us (or mostly my husband) and we just couldn’t resist. My daughter worked in a pet store that specializes in small dogs. We had stopped in to bring her her car keys & as I always do I walked around to look at all the little babies! My husband on the other hand always stays in the center of the store away from where the babies are kept so he is not tempted.

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Meet My Little Klondike

In our house we have 2 babies. This is our first baby. Little Klondike. We adopted him in 2004 from Petsmart. We were actually looking at another little kitty but Klondike came over and stole our hearts. He is the sweetest baby ever! He’s very social and always wants to be with us. When he looks at us, you can just see the love in his eyes.

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When he was 2 we almost lost him. I was getting ready to leave for work but I hadn’t seen him & he always comes to hang out while I’m getting ready. I called him and started looking in all of his favorite hiding spots. I found him in the closet, but he wasn’t moving. It looked like he was sleeping, but he wasn’t responding to me. I got so scared and worried that I think I yelled his name and he woke up. He looked really groggy and tried walking down stairs. I remembered that the night before he was constantly walking into his litter box. I also noticed him going into the bathtub a few times which I thought was strange. Continue reading