Thursday, July 28, 2016

Just Call Me "The Otter"

Hey All.

OK my beautiful friends I promised to show you my adventure I had yesterday.  I went with Bert and his Vickie and my momma to Gooses Rock.  And you will never guess what I did.  Take a look.



That's right, I can swim!!  No splash or panic at all.  You all know that my pal Bert is also know as The Giant Golden Beaver, well just like Batman has Robin, The Giant Golden Beaver has The Otter, that's me.  And now a few words from my momma.

Blessings,
Buddy

Almost a year ago I flew to Atlanta to find my joy-Buddy. And he is just that, My Joy. I knew the life I lead and enjoy involves the outdoors. Which means hiking, camping, backpacking and adventures. Apart of that involves water, lakes, ponds, rivers and streams. I had no idea if Bud would like water or even if he could swim. Turned out his first week with me we went on a walk with his pal Bert to The Pond. Bert of course just leaps head first into the water and Buddy followed.... and SANK. I thought I was going to lose him. After that Buddy was cautious about water. But seeing how much Bert enjoyed it he kept trying. There were times that all you saw was water splashing everywhere and there were even times when I had to run into the water to grab him for fear he was drowning. Even after I bought him a life jacket there was panic in his attempt to swim. But still he tried. And now, now I have a swimmer. I have to give credit where credit is do and that is to his best pal Bert.  Bert really showed him the way. I know it might sound silly but Bert really did help, when Bud would get out in deep water Bert would let Buddy put his paws on Bert's back and Bert would help him back to the shallow part only to do it over and over again. And now with a lot of love, help from a friend and a never say die attitude, Buddy is a graceful, smooth and confident swimmer. It's even hard to get him to come out of the water. And like Bud said like Batman has Robin, The Golden Beaver now has The Otter.

17 comments:

  1. I am very happy he has become a swimmer. It must be those dreams meetings with Goose

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  2. Yippee Buddy you're the pup!Well done Buddy!,xx Speedy

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  3. Hari OM
    OMD Buddy - you're ready for the pawlympics!!! I had tears of joy for you as made that marathon stretch and remembered the time my angel Jade got her paws finally working in the water. Joy of joys! Hugs and wags, YAM-aunty xxx

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  4. Look at you go, Buddy! We are so proud of you!

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  5. standing ovation for buddy... and Bert to

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  6. Congratulations Buddy! You are a very determined pup for sure. We think you are so brave because we hate water! Well done!

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  7. Way to go, Buddy! I am not much of a swimmer but my sisters love to swim and will jump into any body of water they come across!

    Woofs,
    Tommy

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  8. Oh Buddy, you and Bert are too cute together! Congratulations on your BIG swim. You did wonderfully!

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  9. Oh wow, Otter, that's totally fangtastic! You're such a brave guy.

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  10. Good job Buddy!

    Your Pals,

    Murphy & Stanley

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  11. dood ...HOORAY !!!!!!!! 984 paws UP .....ewe iz better N de otter...ewe R like otter ... sue !! preem !! we loved thiz moovee..tho we hope ya went bak & got that stix round de 42 marker N cranbereez when ya got ta like 3;10...N ya started headin BAK....we all waz yellin...noe dood...keep....goin....that way >>>>>>> !!! ☺☺☺ high paws two ewe { N was that a ROCK bert dove down N got ther at de end ?? }} ♥♥♥☺☺☺

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  12. Way to go, Buddy! And hey, we LOVE otters around here. Especially crazed river otters ... but SWIMMING OTTERS sound even more awesome!
    We're so proud of you!
    Cammie!

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  13. Oh my!! You are cuter than the otter
    Snorts
    Lily & Edward

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  14. Yoo hoo! That is just beyond awesome!

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  15. GREAT Job Buddy!! You two are such a riot together!!

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