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He's Here! Introducing A Star Winchester


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Several months ago I posted in Watching and Waiting for the first time so I could get help finding out how to preadopt Teddi's littermate. I'd be thinking about it since I brought Teddi home and since Winchester wasn't racing great anymore I knew I didn't have too much time. Sure enough, a few weeks after I preadopted him (officially) Winchester retired. Birmingham is about 10 hours from me and the time just never seemed right--I had to go out of town a few times, I had to settle stuff with my landlord, etc. etc.. Then the truck at McGregor broke and I thought he would never make it here. Two days ago Melony messaged me on facebook and asked if I was ready to get my boy, which of course I answered with a resounding YES and the rest is history! My mom met me in Indy and American Greyhound brought him up on their haul from B'ham. We stayed in a hotel last night so my mom could meet her new granddog and we just got home about 45 minutes ago.

 

Here he is, A Star Winchester AKA Winchester AKA Chet

 

Brothers meeting at the truck (ignore me in this, I was too lazy to crop it)

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Getting lovings in the hotel room
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Brothers sleeping
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Winchester has just fit right in with my little family. He and Teddi are really getting along great and he's a quick study on the ways of retirement (aka the best ways to sleep all of the time). He roached last night and this morning in the hotel room!
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Untitled by Katelyn Kaiser, on Flickr
He is already roaching now, four feet in the air, happy as can be. I have the crate set up until he's house broken, but I imagine it won't be long until he gets to stay out. Littermates are truly special. They just had an instant connection. Not like they knew they were siblings--I doubt that that's the case--but just this deep and strong bond between them. I'm so glad I decided to post in W&W!

 

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That boy is so sweet! I was sharing lovins' with him the first of the month and he was sooo soft and snuggly. Happy he is finally home with you and Teddi.

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Yay! And Chet is a cute name! Love it.

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:clap:confetti Congrats all around! Looks like he's taking retirement in stride. Love the name. He and Teddi are a handsome pair!

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Congratulations. Wait til Teddi clues him on on the things he can get away with. :bgeorge

 

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Congratulations!

 

I'm glad it finally all worked out. He sure is settling in quickly. I like his call name. :)

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