RIP Hooligan Patches


| 7/9/2018 10:15:00 AM


Tags: Tuscumbia, Ivy Green, Miracle Worker, Darryl Worely, Mary Carton,

Rosedale GardenThe Hooligans have the run of the whole three acres I own. I installed an underground wireless fence around the whole acreage. The collars start vibrating then feet from the wire, and shock if they get with five feet of it.

My "Problem Child" Patches had it figured out just how close she could get out without being shocked. She was always testing it, so the battery wouldn't last the normal three months. She was the master of escape. She wouldn't tell me when the battery was dead. She would get out after I left for work and would come back home before I did.

One time she got out and head up the hill, Karen caught her and stuck her in her back yard with a bunch of new rescues. She called me at work, I said I would leave her and pick her up after work. When I pulled up to her carport, there is Patches standing up plastered to the storm door going into the back yard, with a look of save me in her eyes. She must have thought she was back in rescue, as I didn't have problems with her for a while.

She knew the collar kept her in, so when changing the batteries, I had to tie her up. She wouldn't let me put it back on the first time I changed the battery. When the battery was good, she figured out that she could bounce forward and back several times and overwhelm the collar just long enough to get out. When she wanted in she would stand at the end of the driveway barking for me to let her in. If she got into something that she knew she wasn't supposed to get into while I was gone, she managed to tell on herself when I got home.

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MARYC
7/13/2018 2:17:58 PM

Thanks Dave, there are some cruel people in this world. I don't know what he had out, but she went into kidney and heart failure. She did keep me on my toes, and everyone knew who I was talking about when I mentioned 'Problem Child'. She was too smart for her own good, and out foxed me most of the time. Hate that your 4th event got cancelled. We were able to have ours after the storm while they were bringing in the trailer and setting up the mics and speakers.


MARYC
7/13/2018 2:17:32 PM

Thanks Dave, there are some cruel people in this world. I don't know what he had out, but she went into kidney and heart failure. She did keep me on my toes, and everyone knew who I was talking about when I mentioned 'Problem Child'. She was too smart for her own good, and out foxed me most of the time. Hate that your 4th event got cancelled. We were able to have ours after the storm while they were bringing in the trailer and setting up the mics and speakers.


MARYC
7/13/2018 2:15:56 PM

Thanks Dave, there are some cruel people in this world. I don't know what he had out, but she went into kidney and heart failure. She did keep me on my toes, and everyone knew who I was talking about when I mentioned 'Problem Child'. She was too smart for her own good, and out foxed me most of the time. Hate that your 4th event got cancelled. We were able to have ours after the storm while they were bringing in the trailer and setting up the mics and speakers.







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