Sunday, January 6, 2013

Meet Star

I know it seems weird that I'm telling you to meet Star.

Well, you may or may not have noticed that I haven't said much about her.  It's because if you don't have anything nice to say, don't say anything at all she had a rather difficult transition into foster care.

Taysia Blue hired a super duper trainer to come in and teach us all how to help Star feel more comfortable and confident (and stop guarding silly things like a piece of paper she found on the floor).

Unfortunately, no one thought to ask about her insane fear of thunder storms.  Here she is hiding in the closet before it snowed.  I suppose the real question is why on earth was it thundering before it snowed?

So, we've been working on Star and teaching her not to guard things and that it's ok if a human takes something from her -- she won't get hurt.

She's getting a lot better.  Seriously guys, that trainer is so good.

 This is me taking a snooze.  Just didn't want you to forget me while I make this long post about Star.
We're pretty sure Star is just about ready to be adopted.  Her new family will need to keep up all the work of the training for an entire year so Star can be rehabilitated for good.

If you're interested in a super sweet gal who is looking for someone to love, you should check out Star.  She's come a long way and proved to be very trainable.

Now I'm off to get a few more squirrels to send to Sasha for the big day.


Nora B. Webster


  1. WE will keep our paws crossed for Star to find the perfect home. She really is a pretty girl. It is great that you have such a good trainer to work with you.


  2. Sometimes we all need some extra time to find ourselves...

    Thank woo fur helping Star learn to twinkle ;-)


  3. We wish Star well and hope a forever home is found soon. Did you say SQUIRRELS? I am off to go find some too. Have a marvelous Monday.
    Best wishes Molly

  4. Oh Star is beautifuls! I knows her will find da perfect, furever home soon withs all your help.

    I has about 15 squirrels here stealin' my pee-cans...feel free to come help me out with 'em.


  5. sounds like you're doing a fantastic job with Star and hope she finds a new home soon.
    Thanks for popping by my bloggy today, lovely to meet you xxx

  6. She's so cute :)

    I agree, thunder snow storms are very strange.

    p.s. Please keep all of the snow up there because we are happy without it :)

  7. Please tell Star that we're so happy to hear she is doing better with her fears. We've got our paws crossed that she will find her furever home really soon and life will be good.

    Lily Belle & Muffin

  8. Oh poor Star, I am sorry she is so afraid, but happy the training is helping her feel more comfortable. Paws crossed she finds a wonderful home soon.

    Your pal, Pip

  9. All our pawsitive huskerboo vibes Nora!


  10. Star is learning how to shine! It's very hard having pups that take that much work, but it's SO rewarding to see them blossom at the end. What a grreat foster sissy you are!

  11. OH poor STAR... I know how she feels about THUNDER... I have a Thunder Shirt and THAT doesn't even take away all the Fear I have. ERNIE is not afraid and THAT is good.

    We just HOPE and PRAY that she finds a Wonderful Home!!! You are doing a good job with her Nora. We hope that she thanks you Pawperly.

    OH THANK YOU fur getting PILES of Deaded Squirrels fur Chef Sasha to make into fab Foods fur us.

  12. That is so great that Taysia Blue and your peeps brought a good trainer in! Of course the BEST trainer is YOU ... but we all know that! You're doing great with Star.
    Our sister Stormy was storm-phobic. (Ironic, given her name, huh?) Mom did a lot of extra things to make sure she handled everything OK. We didn't get the thunder before the snow - that sounds pretty cool to me!
    Play bows,

  13. Nora you and your peeps have such good hearts and OMDs all the fosters you have are so fortunate. Bless Star's telling what kind of trauma she had before she came to you.
    WELL DONE and we send you all hugs.

    I think we might need a ton of squirrels for Saturday...little boogers are good at hiding and scurrying so bring your A game for the hunt.
    Hugs madi your bFFF

  14. Awwww, she will soon not be afraid, with all your love and help :) xx00xx

    Mollie and Alfie

  15. Oh, your so lucky to have found a good trainer! (Ma is STILL tryin' to find on for me..) I'm sure glads that your doin' better Star! Nora, don't worry I haven't forgotten who the REAL trainer is!!

  16. Poor Star, middle sons dog Bandit is scared of Thunder too! Glad to hear that she is doing better!


  17. Star is beautiful! My first time popping by!

  18. Poor Star. We are very scared of thunder too so we understand. Even worse is fireworks. Mona's got a thunder shirt and it works.

    Thank you so much for helping her. She'll make somebody a wonderful friend.

    Smiff ya later .... Weenie

  19. Star is an awfully prettyful girl... we understand TOTALLY her need to guard stuff.. well, Dixie does... she likes to guard her treats. You see, she doesn't eat them then taunts the boys because they gobble theirs down (and mom's fingers) immediately... she then is like grrr, yeah it's mine, not yours, no you cannot have, grrr get away I'll snap at you.. even the human puppy gets the grrr line, and he doesn't like treats!!

    We knows Star will get a great family...
    Shelle, Milo, Dixie and Newby,