You guys remember when I introduced you to my running partner?
In case you forgot, my partner was Beagle, a foster Beagle who came to me about a week ago. I tried to call him Nelson for a while, but I kind of fell into a habit of calling him Beagle, Poops, or Pooper Scooper for a while. And despite the fact that I always knew he was a foster, in the week I had with him, I got a little attached.
Because he was really energetic, I got into the habit of waking up early to take him out to the dog run to hang out with him (and to let him poop). That was our bonding time. But I knew it would have to come to an end eventually, and I wasn’t sure how I would take it.
So Sunday morning, a friend came over to look at him, and this friend and his parents had had a beagle for 14 years before Sam, the beagle passed. It ended up being a love connection, and Steve and his parents decided that Beagle-Nelson was going to be going to a new home.
I wanted to be selfish and upset, but truthfully, the fact that Beagle was going to a home with a doting mom and a yard meant so much to me, and if they could give him something that I couldn’t, they needed to be the ones to give him that home.
So I’m blogging tonight, and there’s no beagle breathing on me, stinking up the couch, and creating a drool spot that just grows and grows, but I know that he’s doing that for someone else and making them very happy.
Here’s to my foster beagle getting a new home!