Thursday, February 9, 2017

A Happy Birthday!


Kenzie is ten years old today! She has been with us for almost a year, but this is her first birthday with us. She has really come a long way, too.

When we first adopted Kenzie from Central Illinois Sheltie Rescue, she was in sad shape. Kenzie was very overweight, insecure, sad, and serious. She did not seem to know how to interact with others. Learning to be loved was hard for her, and when she realized she is loved she developed separation anxiety. That was when she started carrying our socks around.

As we got her onto a healthy diet, she lost weight. As we played with her, she gained a sense of humour. That seemed to give her confidence! Now she not only plays with us and Stella, but she also plays with George!

Kenzie is happy to be Stella's sister. Though she is older, she looks to Stella for security and cues. Stella is happy to be the anchor. They both are happy to guard the house, yard, and all of us. We are happy that Kenzie is part of our family. 

We wish Kenzie a happy birthday, and  many more years with us! We love you, Kenzie Blue! 💗

24 comments:

  1. Happy birthday, Kenzie! What a lovely photo of you, you'd never guess you had such a difficult time of it. Amazing what love and TLC can do. ♥

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  2. Kenzie is beautiful and looks younger than 10. HAPPY BIRTHDAY Kenzie. You're a lucky girl.
    Hugs,
    Julia

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  3. a most happee birthday two ewe kenzie ~~~ we send best wishez, dawg bonez dishez, & biscuitz flavored fishez two ewe fora total lee awesum happee soooper grate day; happee 10 N heerz two a yeer a head filled with happee nezz & health ~~~~~♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥♥

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  4. Happy Birthday Kenzie!!

    The Florida Furkids

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  5. Happy Birthday Kenzie, that many more years will come to celebrate!
    Purs, Billy The Time Cat

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  6. Wishing Kenzie many, many happy returns of the day!

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  7. Happy birthday to your sweet girl!

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  8. I am smiling so big reading this. Happy Birthday Kenzie. You sure hit the love jackpot with your home and fur family as well as your mom and dad. Happy birthday again sweetheart.

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  9. Happy birthday, Kenzie! You are beautiful. What a blessing you're in this loving home. It's amazing what love can do!

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  10. Happy Birthday Kenzie from all of us! You are such a beautiful gal!

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  11. Happy Birthday Kenzie! I am glad she has come such a long way with your love. XO

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  12. Happy Birthday, Kenzie...my granddaughter shares a birthday with you!

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  13. Happy birthday, Kenzie-cute! I am glad you found your forever home

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  14. Happy Birthday, Kenzie. You look beautiful and happy. We know how lucky you were to find such a wonderful and loving family. And it is so much fun to have playmates. We wish you many, many more happy years. XOCK, Lily Olivia, Mauricio, Misty May, Giulietta, Angel Fiona, Astrid, Lisbeth, Calista Jo and Cooper Murphy

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  15. Happy birthday, sweet Kenzie! What a wonderful forever home you found yourself. Big hugs, and wishes for many more happy birthdays still to come. Love to you and your wonderful family. :)

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  16. Happy birthday Kenzie. It's wonderful that you are spending your first birthday as a happy, healthy girl with a family who loves you.

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  17. Oh goodness, Happy Birthday sweet adorable Kenzie, you are just the cutest. Sweet loving eyes too. Enjoy your festivities!

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  18. Happy Birthday, Kenzie! We are so happy you have a furever home!!

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  19. Happy Birthday. My baby will be 10 on the 12th. Love our fur babies.

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  20. She's so beautiful!! Happy birthday - sorry I'm late to the party.

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