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Ace at the SPCA
Sad, so sad. Lonely. Anxious. Eat, pee and poop. Smell others. Listen to them barking. Makes me bark; don’t know why. Just does. Something to do besides eat, pee and poop.

Sleep is hard. Barking. Whining. Howling. Whimpering. So sad. So hard. Think I can’t do it any longer. But I do, because I can’t do anything else.

Eat, pee, poop.

Smells. Too many smells. Confusing. Too much. Too hard. I howl.

Bright. Dark. Bright. Dark. Cold floor.

More barking. Them? Not them. Some other them. Oooh, Oooh. Here! Here I am! See me? See me? You smell good! You smell good! I remember-

No! No! Don’t go away! Come back! I –

I don’t remember any more. Smells. Too many. Sad. Sad, and up and down and up and down, and sitting. Laying. Woof. I remember… what?

Bright. Dark. Bright. Dark. Eat, poop, pee.

The noise is cold. Sharp. Them. Them take an other. Other goes, slow, dragging tail, head down. Others bark. Then gone.

Other doesn’t come back.

I don’t remember.

Dark. Bright.

Eat. Poop. Pee.

Barking. Them? Them… and other Them. Oooh, Oooh! See me! Oh, see me? Oh, oh, Oh you smell good. Taste good. Sound good. Nice. Nice sound. Oooh. Touch. Touch, touch, touch. Touch. Good. Oh, oh, oh…

Oh, come back! come back! come –


Out! Free! Walking, running, straining, pulling, comeoncomeoncomeon, don’t wanna stay here, comeon, let’s go, let’s go, let’s GO!!!!

Oh. Oh. So nice. Outside. New smells. New sounds. New feel. New THEM!!!
And then…

A CAR!!!!!

Oh! Oh! Car! Oh! Go! Oh!


Feels good. New noise! No-bark-new-them-smell!

Oh! Oh!

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