Tuesday, October 26, 2010

Happy Gotcha Day to Roxie

It was 9 years ago today that Miss Roxie came to live with us . . . many moons and white hairs ago.   At age 2, Roxie was a beautiful tuxedo greyhound with a jet-black face, white chest and paws, and a white-tipped tail.  

When she was 4 years old, Roxie's black face started giving way to white fur.  I didn't expect this. Four seemed like such a young age, but I guess it's only natural.  Sometimes I tell her that I'm going to make her face black again with shoe polish.  It's not easy seeing her age and slow down, but she does give the whippets a (very short) run for their money in the yard from time to time.  We couldn't have asked for a better dog, and plan to enjoy every moment we have with her.  

Happy Gotcha Day Roxie!


  1. Happy Gotcha Day, Roxie! You be sure to keep those whippets in line!


  2. Happy Gotcha Day! Thanks for stopping by and we hope to get to know you more!

  3. Gotca Days are so important, so I hope some treats are inorder today ;) Crack out the good stuff Mom, Roxie is deserving!
    <3 Miss Kodee @Bark'n About

  4. Happy 9th Gotcha Day, sweet Roxie!!!!!!!

  5. I bet she never knew how lucky she was going to be. :)

  6. I find premature gray on you sexy Roxy!

  7. Roxy,

    Happy Gotcha Day to you my furiend!

    WOofs and Licks,
    Maggie Mae

  8. miss roxie,
    happy belated gotcha day to you!! :)

    the booker man


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