Dear Whitey and Friends,
As you know, my life has not been easy. My past is bad but my life now is good. Thinking back on that life makes me sad. But you know what makes me happy?
Being adopted and being loved.
Know what else makes me happy?
Loving and helping someone less fortunate.
You’ll never guess what I got! Don’t even try.
Here it is…………
This is Helen Keller. She is deaf, blind and has some neurological damage. I love her! She really needs some special care and I am here for her.
This is the first moment I laid my eyes on her. She bowled me over!
I was just so full of love for her I had to hug her. Then I got to work cleaning her really good.
Since she’s blind, I wanted to help show her around so she would know her way. She tried to do it on her own and she did find the toys but………..
….somehow she got stuck in the toy bowl and just sat there waiting for help.
After that I learned it’s just easier to bring the toys to her. (Excuse the photo-bombing in the chair back there).
She decided from the first day that I am a good pillow. Sometimes I get a stiff neck from holding her head up but I stay as long as she needs me. That’s love.
She can’t see and she can’t hear but she still likes to experience different things. We went out for a walk and she enjoyed the fresh air. Her nose was going a mile a minute as she took it all in.
She can find her way around pretty good, but most of the time she depends on me. And I take really good care of her.
You’re my friend so I’ll let you in on a little secret. You know I have a bad ear, right? One sticks up and one lays down. So guess what I do?
Sometimes when Helen Keller is sleeping, I hold her right ear down with my paw. See how I’m doing that now?
If I do it every time she’s sleeping, maybe her ear will lay down like mine and we’ll be the same. She won’t be able to see it so she will never know (he-he…kitty snicker).
The moral of my story here, Whitey, is that as soon as we start feeling sorry for ourselves, we can find someone who needs more than we do. We need to be thankful for what we have and then reach out and help them.
It just feels good……
…and makes everything alright.
See ya next week!
The Dapper Gent
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