A dog and a baby

Discussion in 'Random Ramblings' started by animallover505, Mar 9, 2013.

  1. One of the most phenomenal stories regarding babies that I ever heard was reported on CNN in May 2005 and in the May 30, 2005 edition of Jet Magazine.
    “A newborn baby abandoned in a Kenyan forest was saved by a stray dog who apparently carried her across a busy road and through a barbed wire fence to a shed where the infant was discovered nestled with a litter of puppies.” CBS News covered this story as well.
    This baby girl was dressed in a torn shirt and wrapped in a plastic bag when the dog found her in a poor neighborhood near a forest in Nairobi. She was approximately two days old. “When the dog picked up the baby in a dirty bag, it came and dropped her behind the wooden building where the dog has its puppies,” stated an eyewitness. The baby was found by children who had heard her cry and was eventually taken to the hospital where, with the exception of an infected umbilical cord, was doing well. This story gave me reason to pause. Obviously, the act of abandonment was superseded by the will of a higher power who proclaimed that this baby would live. What amazed me the most was the compassion and bravery of the dog. It had risked its own life by crossing a busy street while holding on to the baby, faced physical harm as it crawled underneath a barbed wired fence and shared its resources by placing the baby alongside its own litter of puppies. Perhaps the dog understood how miraculous this newborn baby was even if its own mother didn’t.
    In a world of infinite possibilities, miracles can occur under the most unusual circumstances. And yes, we can gain profound insight, even from a dog.
    This excerpt is taken from The Smart Mother’s Guide[​IMG] to a Better Pregnancy. All Rights Reserved.

    here's the link to the story

    http://drlindagalloway.wordpress.com/2009/12/28/a-dog-and-a-baby/
     
  2. b.hromada

    b.hromada Flock Mistress

    All I can say is "wow". It truly is an amazing and beautiful story. You really have to love animals, all of them. thanks for sharing.
     
  3. yeah, animals are amazing
     
  4. sourland

    sourland Broody Magician Premium Member

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    Well, we all know about Romulus and Remus.
     
  5. haha, yep. I hang out with animals more than people most of the time. I can hold an hour-long conversation with a mockingbird or mourning dove, but I run out of things to say to most people in about 30 minutes or so.
     
  6. haha [​IMG][​IMG] I'm a teenager, we can talk, haha
     
  7. haha! My dogs kill every possum they see. Usually about 4-8 a year.
     
  8. I've got 2 labs. Those possoms haven't hurt 'em yet, and they just keep killing them. I kinda feel bad for the possoms sometimes, but I'd much rather have chickens then possoms.
     
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