Please, Can We Keep the Donkey?: A Collection of Animal Rescue Stories by the Massachusetts School of Law Community

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Please, Can We Keep the Donkey? features dozens of personal accounts of successful animal adoptions and rescues. These entertaining stories describe rewarding relationships with animals ranging from dogs and cats to birds, a snake, and, of course, a donkey.

Meet a rabbit who is an architect, a dog too ugly to pet, an orphaned cat who bonds with an orphaned girl, an unruly dog who brings aid to senior citizens, and many other animals whose lives...

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Overview

Please, Can We Keep the Donkey? features dozens of personal accounts of successful animal adoptions and rescues. These entertaining stories describe rewarding relationships with animals ranging from dogs and cats to birds, a snake, and, of course, a donkey.

Meet a rabbit who is an architect, a dog too ugly to pet, an orphaned cat who bonds with an orphaned girl, an unruly dog who brings aid to senior citizens, and many other animals whose lives have changed the people who took them in.

These delightful and heartwarming stories of individuals who find each other and bring joy to one another's lives pose the question that one contributor asks: "Who rescued whom?"

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781590561225
  • Publisher: Rudolf Steiner Pr
  • Publication date: 3/28/2008
  • Pages: 174
  • Product dimensions: 9.10 (w) x 7.10 (h) x 0.70 (d)

Table of Contents

Introduction     9
Foreword   Betty White     11
Please, Pick Me: Animal Adoption Stories     13
"Stalking Hunter"   John Burke     15
"A Tale of Two Shanes"   David R. Mullaney     20
"Bailey Winds up with a Wonderful Life"   Laura Bryll     23
"Please, Can We Keep the Donkey?"   Lance Harrington     26
"The Tail of Olivia"   Elaine Contant     29
"Guess Who's Coming to Dinner?"   Kristen Howard     32
"Don't Pet the Ugly Dog"   Troy Daniels     35
"Sarah's Smile"   Michael B. Leamy     37
"The Dog of Fertility"   Rich Balano     40
"Harley, the Motorcycle Hater"   John Hazen     42
"The Art of the (Adoption) Deal"   Christina Contardo     46
"A Win-Win(nie) Situation"   Diane M. Sullivan     50
"That Dog Rings a Bell"   Michael L. Coyne     53
"Painted into a Corner"   Lisa A. Gilman     58
"Happy's Trails"   Caroline Hanania     61
"Our Boy Scout"   Sarah Fallon     63
"The Love Pug"   Laura A.Conte     65
"No Snowy Regret"   JoAnn Riccio     68
"Ocy for Always"   River Adams     71
"The Best Dog in the World"   Stacey Healy     75
"For the Love of Cats"   Mary Kilpatrick     77
"Fear-Aggression Strikes Out"   Julie Williams     79
"Black Jack Hit Me in the Heart"   Stan Grayson     82
Rescue Me: Stories About   Saving Stray Animals     89
"Puff-Puff, the Magic...Dachshund?"   Geoff Healy     91
"This Bud's for Me"   John Cutting     94
"Who Trapped Roo Rabbit?"   Spencer Breunig     98
"Seamus, the Cat Burglar"   Dan Guerra     101
"Scene of a Rescue"   Lee DiFilippo     104
"Casey at the Mat"   Damaris Gayle     107
"The Fed Baron"   Anonymous     109
"Italian Blessing"   Gerald Delafano     112
"Dear Brutus"   Neil Glazebrook     114
"Top o' the Morning to Us"   Diane M. Sullivan     116
"Take Mystic for Me"   Joshua Burnett     119
"Snow's Plight"   Dorian Furr      122
"My Shy Birdie"   Vrania Coelho     124
"Cat in the Rain"   Heidi Porter     126
"Dora the Adorer"   Kimberly Raymond     128
"Five if by Land, Three if by Sea"   Lindsey Sundberg     134
You Have the Right to Remain Kind: MSLAW Students Performing On-the-Job Police Rescues     143
"Honk, Honk, Goose"   David Colby     145
"Justice for One"   Paul Watkins     148
"Doe: Save Me"   Robert Knapp     151
"A Little White Lie and a Life of Love"   Richard Howe     154
"Officer, Take a Boa"   John Katsirebas     156
The Fat Lady Hasn't Sung: Stories that Don't Quite Fit above, but Are Too Good to Omit     159
"Cane Made Us Able"   Paul Franzese     161
"Ay, Chihuahua!"   Denise Eddy     163
"Fluffy, the Mom Saver by Jo-Ann Andaloro     167
"A Peck of a Bird"   Kurt Olson     169
"A Diamond is Forever"   Bronwyn Ford     172

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