Happy Friday! We've been such bad bloggers, this is only our second post this week! Brutus was resting up after his big agility debut (thanks for all the lovely comments!), and I was up to my elbows in teeth. Things should settle down for a bit, so I promise to get caught up on everyone elses' blogs!
Speaking of catching up, it's time to check in on Flat Brutus! The good news: so far he has raised almost $250 for French Bulldog Rescue Network! The bad news: a few of the Flat Bruti are MIA. One of them is stranded in Singapore (last seen with The Musketeers), another is the victim of some bad timing; he must have arrived just after The Feisty Three left for vacation. Luckily there are a few others still successfully roaming, so I have some fun things to post about.
Flat Brutus had the honor to meet some really special Frenchies up in Willington, CT, as he was the guest of honor at the New England Frenchie Social. There were lots of FBRN dogs attending, both current fosters and graduates. In addition to getting his picture taken at the social, he was also the prize of a raffle, so one lucky attendee got to take him home for the week. Not only was it great visibility, but the raffle raised more money for FBRN. They had this really huge sign made, and sent it to me as a thank you gift. It's a life-sized Flat Brutus!! Isn't it fun?
Here's Flat Brutus at the social, doing what he does best - making new friends. Everyone wanted their picture taken with him it seems! This is also a great example of all the shapes and sizes that Frenchies come in :)
The lucky winner of the Flat Brutus raffle was Joan, an FBRN volunteer. Flat Brutus went to work with her at an endoscopy center. Yikes, there's a place no one likes to have an appointment - let's hope that Flat Brutus was able to bring a smile to the face to some of the patients who were in for their procedures. As usual, FB was just happy to be out and about (plus since he has no insides to scope, no need to worry), even had his vitals checked.
Back at Joan's house Flat Brutus was in good company. Here he is with Pache, Dulcie & Kaspar
He merrily accompanied Tanner, a new foster who needed treatment for cherry eye, to the vet for his procedure.
Here he is getting a lift from Kaspar, a Frenchie who has lost the use of his back legs. This has to be my favorite photo of Flat Brutus to date!
Not all the animals at Joan's house are Frenchies. It seems that Flat Brutus found himself in Fowl territory!
Finally, as a special treat, Joan took Flat Brutus along to Foxwoods Casino for a little relaxation.
I got a kick out of this, since the real Brutus had been there last fall, during our New England Earlventure:
More news on Flat Brutus to come. I did receive news that TN Bull Terrors had a nice visit with him, so we look forward to their post. It must be off-season for blogging right now, since it seems that many blogs are on hiatus right now. Certainly understandable, since we ourselves haven't been the best bloggers lately! But if anyone has any information on the missing Bruti or the hosts where they were last seen, please drop me a line. Hopefully all is well and they will resurface soon. Otherwise you might see Flat Brutus on the side of a milk carton!